SECONDARY SUMMER SCHOOL 2024

Course Offerings and Requirements

SESSION Formats

Session 1  

May 29 - June 12          7:00-12:30

Session 2  

June 13 - June 28         7:00-12:30

Session

6:30am  

May 29 - June 28          6:30a - 9:10a

Session 9:20am

May 29 - June 28          9:20a – 12:00p

MATHEMATICS

Pre-Algebra 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Pre-Algebra 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-

Algebra/ Geometry III 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5                

Format: Session 1                         

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Algebra/ Geometry III 2nd Semester                 

Credit: 0.5                                

Format: Session 2                         

Prerequisite:  Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Algebra I 1st Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Must have attempted 1st semester of Algebra I and did not earn at least a C-.

Algebra I 2nd Semester         

Credit: 0.5 math

Format: Sessions 2

Prerequisite: Must have attempted 2nd semester of Algebra I and did not earn at least a C-.

Geometry 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Geometry 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-

Algebra II 1st Semester

Credit: 0.5 elective/0.5 math

Format:  Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn at least a C-

Algebra II 2nd Semester

Credit: 0.5 elective/0.5 math

Format:  Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn at least a C-

Intermediate Algebra II 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

Intermediate Algebra II 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

COMMUNICATION ARTS

Reading Strategies 9th-12th Grade

 Format: Choose one when enrolling

This class is designed for students who have been recommended for a reading class at the high school. Students will demonstrate improved reading and comprehension skills.

Students will learn to apply pre-reading, during reading, and post reading strategies to support comprehension, and critical thinking in fiction and non-fiction texts.

English 9 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 9 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

English 10 1st Semester

Credit: 0.5         

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 10 2nd Semester                  

Credit: 0.5                         

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

English 11 1st Semester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 11 2nd Semester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

 

English 12 1st Semester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 12 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

SOCIAL STUDIES

American History 1st Semester         

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

American History 2nd Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

World History 1ST Semester         

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

World History 2nd Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

American Government         

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Junior/Senior next school year

Modern Global Issues                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Junior/Senior next school year

                         

SCIENCE 

Biology I 1st Semester                 

Credit: 0.5                

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite:  Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

Biology I 2ndSemester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2                        

Prerequisite:  Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

Fundamentals of Chemistry/Physics 1st Semester          

Credit: 0.5                        

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite:  Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

Fundamentals of Chemistry/Physics 2nd Semester         

Credit: 0.5                         

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite:  Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

Astronomy        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Junior/Senior next school year

Meteorology        

Credit: 0.5

Format:Session 2

Prerequisite: Junior/Senior next school year

Science of Nature                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1                        

Prerequisite:  Junior/Senior next school year

Science of Nature                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2                        

Prerequisite:  Junior/Senior next school year

ELECTIVES

ART

Foundations of Drawing        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Format: Session 2

Description: All beginning drawing students are welcome! In this course students will learn to see and draw accurately from direct observation as well as imagination. Students will study contour line, shading, proportion and perspective. Emphasis will be placed on accurately drawing basic forms from different angles and eye levels. Foundations of Drawing is a prerequisite for many of the other art courses.

Foundations of Design        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Format: Session 2

Description: This beginning level studio course is designed to develop the student’s personal approach to problem solving while exploring basic principles of design. A variety of media will be used to create two and three dimensional art. Foundations of Design is also a prerequisite for many of the other art courses.

BUSINESS

Personal Finance                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Choose one when enrolling

Prerequisite:  Junior/Senior for next school year

Description: Students will focus on their role as a citizen, student, family member, consumer and active participant in the business world.  Students will learn various financial responsibilities including money management and credit management.  Students will be provided an opportunity for self-awareness, expression and satisfaction in a highly technical and competitive society.  

ENGINEERING AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

Creative Design & Technology

Credit: 0.5

 Format: Choose one when enrolling

Description: In Creative Design and Technology, students will learn the principles, techniques, and importance of good design by using industry leading technologies and programs. Students will combine creativity with technology, marketing, and advertising design by producing digital assets such as logos, websites, social media coupled with a variety of hands-on projects like t-shirts, coasters, and stickers. Creative Design and Technology will also introduce students to some of the technologies available throughout the industrial technology department.

Small Engine Repair

Credit: 0.5

 Format: Choose one when enrolling

Description: Students will study a variety of engine types with an emphasis on 4-stroke cycle. Activities include small engine overhaul, ignition tune-up, and fuel system repair. Manuals or computer software will be used to locate parts and specifications. Each student is required to provide one repairable 4-cycle engine and will be responsible for the cost of any parts or repairs.

MODERN LANGUAGE

Spanish I 1st semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Previous enrollment in Spanish I. Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

Description: This remediation class for students who have previously taken Spanish I.  

Spanish I 2nd Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Previous enrollment in Spanish I. Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

Description: This remediation class for students who have previously taken Spanish I.  

Spanish II 1st Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Previous enrollment in Spanish II. Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

Description: This remediation class for students who have previously taken Spanish II.  

Spanish II 2nd Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Previous enrollment in Spanish II. Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

Description: This remediation class for students who have previously taken Spanish II.  

PHYSICAL EDUCATION                

Health – Wellness for Life        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Choose one when enrolling

Description: This course is an overview of wellness topics relevant to young adults including: personal health, nutrition, human growth and development, mental / emotional health, alcohol/tobacco/drug use, sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS, as well as mental and emotional health. The students will be expected to design an individualized nutritional plan, personal wellness plan and utilize various technological sites to complete research.

The online students will be expected to participate in individualized research and design an exercise and nutrition plan utilizing various apps and websites, create interactive posters and bulletin boards, compose a research project, contribute to discussion boards and journal entries, and complete various quizzes and tests on a weekly basis. Due to the time constraints of the class, students should expect an increase in workload. All assignments are required and are due on the week assigned, no extensions.

Foundations of Fitness                

Credit: 0.5

Format:

Credit: 0.5

Description: A variety of activities taught in class will allow students to assess, interpret, and implement a personal fitness plan. The following activities will be covered in class: running, aerobic and anaerobic fitness activities, resistance / circuit training, and non-traditional team game activities. In the summer, students are expected to run every day in class. On Fridays, students participate in a 5K. Students are expected to run or walk at a fast pace. : Students must be dressed in clothes and shoes appropriate to weather conditions and the demands of daily class.  

THIS INCLUDES THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS.  

Team Sports                

Credit: 0.5

Format:

Description: This course covers a variety of team activities including but not limited to softball, flicker ball, ultimate frisbee, soccer, team handball, floor hockey, lacrosse, volleyball and basketball. Physical fitness testing and a variety of fitness activities and lead up games may be included at the teacher’s discretion. This class allows students the opportunity to continue to develop their level of skill, as well as apply learned skill, knowledge, and strategies within the context of the class activities.

Fitness 4 Life

Credit: 0.5 unit

Format:

Prerequisite:  Foundations of Fitness(incoming 9th grade students are not eligible to take this class)

Description: This course covers a variety of lifetime activities including tennis, golf / disc golf, horseshoes / washers, bocce ball, bowling, handball, badminton and table tennis. Physical fitness testing and a variety of fitness activities and lead up

games may be included at the teacher’s discretion. This class allows students the opportunity to develop their skill

level, as well as apply learned skills, knowledge, and strategies within the context of the class activities. The class will

include field trip experiences in some of the activities. Maximum cost of class/$25.

Swimming I                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Sessions 1 and 2 from 11:00 am - 1:20 pm (22 Days)

Prerequisite:  Foundations of Fitness

CLASS LOCATION: Lee’s Summit AQUATIC CENTER - MUST PROVIDE OWN TRANSPORTATION.

Description: This course is designed for students to develop swimming and water safety skills from beginner up to the intermediate / advanced swimmer level.  Instruction is provided in survival and basic water safety skills, swimming stroke development, water games, and fitness conditioning / water aerobics, as well as Adult CPR.  Students do not need to have any swimming ability to enroll in this course. Females must wear modest one piece suit and boys must wear swim trunks.