2020 Summer Online Classes
Please enter all information required, and select your programs.
Gmail is preferred for google drive access.
For any additional access please contact naperpyramidcore@gmail.com

Link to Summer Online Program Schedule Tables:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1JOpLWGIdSMkbS079C8f2Qd43s6ANJtbe

Registration Fees: $10, non-refundable, one time fee covers for all summer classes.
Email address *
Early Bird Deadline : 05/21
***NOTE***: Payment need to be received before early bird deadline
Early Bird and Confirmation Dates
*** Early Bird Registration Deadline : 05/21/2020 ***

Early bird discount will be only honored when the payment is received before the early bird registration deadline. Otherwise the regular fee applies.

*** Class Confirmation Date: 05/27/2020 ***

Class will be Cancelled if there is not enough students. Please Register early to help us planning. Thanks.
We are offering ...
Subject area of the courses we offered this summer:
1. Middle School Article/Short Story Reading and Writing
2. High School Short Story Reading and Writing
3. SAT prep
4. USABO Prep.
5. AP and Honor Chemistry
6. AP physics , F = MA Competition Prep and USAPHO Prep
7. Computer Algorithm and USACO Sliver and Gold Level Prep.
8. Mathcounts and AMC 10 competition Prep for all ages.
9. Elementary Close Reading
10. MS/HS Classic Book Close Reading
11. Elementary AOPS math
12. Debate, Public Speaking & Speech

Link to 2020 Summer online Program Table:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1JOpLWGIdSMkbS079C8f2Qd43s6ANJtbe

Student Information
Student First Name *
Student Last Name *
Student Grade (2020 Fall) *
Student Current School *
Parent's First Name *
Parent's Last Name *
Parent's Wechat Name (We will have class group on wechat) *
Student's Email Address *
First Registration or adding Classes *
Parent's Cell phone number *
SAT 6-weeks Crash Course: Reading & Writing Essentials*
**SAT 6-weeks Crash Course: Reading & Writing Essentials**

6 weeks, 2 hours/week; minimum 2 students maximum 6 students;
1.5 hours class + .5 hours 1-on-1 per week
Fees: $300

All materials provided: Coursework, Homework, Diagnostic Test, 2 Practice Tests
Dates: 6/01, 06/08, 06/15, 06/22, 06/29, 07/06
Time: Mondays 4-5:30pm group class,
Friday afternoons individual sessions (Scheduled 1 -1 teaching);

**Course details and Teacher Bio:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Kl0FzAYb2y3s2e--Wr09hpPLsMhLS5DHjwPDjbnJuE4/edit?usp=sharing
SAT 6-weeks Crash Course: Reading & Writing Essentials*
The Art of the Personal Essay: Narrative, Analytical Essay and College Application Essay Prep.
Students will write three narrative or analytical essays based on the seven Common App prompts.

Use the link below to see Course Description and Teacher's Bio:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1NQPeKV613qMZSPYLFDERMjliCDe8ZBGx9DkGMkEJIkk

Dates and Time:
Six week MONDAY afternoon classes @3:30 pm - 4:30pm Grade 9th + Min. 4 students

#Session Dates: 06/08 - 07/13

Fees:
Regular: $210
Early birds: $180, register before 05/21
Group Rate (3 or more together) Discount please contact us


The Art of the Personal Essay: Narrative, Analytical Essay and College Application Essay Prep.
Elementary Classic Book Reading Analysis
Use the link below to see Course Description and Teacher's Bio:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p9QjzDRvxbKuvPR41l83Imbpvc82Mcy9Cx6fpeF02tA/edit?usp=sharing

Class format:
1) real-time online class。Zoom
2) PreClass: preClass Homework includes Chapters to read, and guiding questions
3) In Class :PPTs and lectures and discussions
4) Graded Writing after finished each book

The Little Prince: 05/25,-06/17
Where the Red Fern Grows : 06/22 - 07/15
Peter Pan: 07/20 - 08/12

Class Time:
Choose one period:
## Monday Morning : (Session#1 @9:15 - 10:15am Cancelled )
Session#2@10:30 - 11:30am

## Wednesday Night: Session#1@5:15 - 6:15pm
Session#2@6:30 - 7:30pm
Fees:
Each Session : $75, Both, $140, Three : $195

!!!!NOTE !!!!: Little Prince Wednesday Sessions are FULL, Please sign up other sessions. as of 05/14

Elementary Classic Book Reading Analysis (Fees: one $75, Both: $140, All Three: $195) Note: Little Prince(5/25) Sessions are Full
Mon. 9:15-10:15
Wed. 5:15-6:15pm
Wed. 6:30-7:30pm
Waitlist
Little Prince(5/25)
Where the Red Fern Grows(6/22)
Peter Pan(7/20)
Classic Book Reading Analysis (《杀死一只知更鸟》To Kill A Mockingbird and 荷马史诗【奥德赛】Odyssey )
Use the link below to see Course Description and Teacher's Bio:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1A3udIhqrWv8ASJIlvXwq0TWERRYVMnq2c4facD05vwk/edit?usp=sharing

Six weeks, Grade 6th + Min. 6 students

Day and Time:

Sunday night classes @7:30pm - 8:30pm

《杀死一只知更鸟》To Kill A Mockingbird: Dates: 05/31, 06/07, 06/14
荷马史诗【奥德赛】Odyssey : 06/21, 06/28, 07/05

Thursday afternoon @3:30 - 4:30

《杀死一只知更鸟》To Kill A Mockingbird: @Starting 06/04 :
荷马史诗【奥德赛】Odyssey: Starting 06/25


Fees:
Each Session : $75 , Both: $140
Group Rate (3 or more together) Discount please contact us


To Kill A Mockingbird and Odyssey (Fees: one $75, Both: $140) Note: TKM Sunday Full, Register Thursday Session Please. Odyssey Both sessions are still available
Sunday 7:30-8:30pm
Thur. 3:30-4:30pm
(DONT SELECT Sunday: FULL) To Kill A Mockingbird(5/31)
Odyssey(6/21)
Magazines & Newspapers Reader and Writer’s Digest: News, History, Social Science and Science
**Close Reading for Standardized Tests: Currents Events and the Best Writing on the Web**

Class Description link:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1vPZJ3gIOq9c8h6m84upxhGKq7yvJ4Ynqcs4Dkl3tj4Y

Class Time: Friday, @3:30 - 4:30pm Gr. 8+

Two 4-week sessions, one article per week, total 8 articles. Sign up one session or both

#Session #1 Dates: 05/29 - 06/19
#Session #2 Dates: 06/26 - 07/17

Fees:
Each Session : $100, Both: $180
Group Rate (3 or more together) Discount please contact us

Magazines & Newspapers Reader and Writer’s Digest
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MS and HS Article/Short Story Analysis and Essay Writing
Use the link below to see Course Description, Learning Outcomes and Teacher's Bio:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xqnAl0upqzghOeCKjdqOea8hrAuwzGdC/view?usp=sharing

Middle School Session:
Dates : 06/06, 06/13,06/20, 06/27, 07/11, 07/18, 07/25, 08/01, No Class on 07/04
Time:Saturday @3:00pm - 4:00pm
Age: Grade 5th + , min. 6 students

High School Session:
Dates : 06/07, 06/14 ,06/21, 06/28, 07/12, 07/19, 07/26, 08/02 , No Class on 07/05
Time:Sunday @1:00pm - 2:00pm
Age: Grade 8th + , min. 6 students

Fees:
Fees : $200
Group Rate (3 or more together) Discount please contact us


Article/Short Story Analysis and Essay Writing
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Biology USABO Prep
Class Time @4:00 - 6:00pm each Wednesday & Sunday starting 06/03- 7/26 Reg. $1120 Early: $900 (total 32 hours)

**Course descp. & Teacher Bio:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/14u06iV8tO3Et4XpJIyYFx2vBIAk3u-nM/view?usp=sharing
USABO Prep Class (生物竞赛备考)
Chemistry (AP Chemistry and Honor Chemistry)
We offer Honor Chemistry, AP Chemistry

AP Chemistry
Class Time: @ 2:00 - 3:30pm each Tues & Thurs Starting 06/02
Fees: Reg. $900 Eraly: $750 (total 30 hours)

Honor Chemistry
Class Time @ 2:00 - 3:30pm each Mon & Wednesday Starting 06/01
Fees: Reg. $900 Early: $750 (total 30 hours)


**AP Chem. description:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZqxQuDbtfGE4Mu3jYyqfgb5uHBJvRiZD/view?usp=sharing

**Honor Chem description:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1FGFAicNg-kn---9ebOHrHXPr1pqVKgT7

**Teacher's Bio:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1H1w0ImNbQjnDj-yPRx1DcIhwI5rAlP7s/view?usp=sharing
AP Chemistry, Honor Chemistry (化学)
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Computer Algorithm and USACO Prep. (Bronze, Sliver and Gold Level)
We offer * introduction to Computer Algorithm, *USACO Sliver level Prep. *USACO Gold level Prep.
(计算机奥林匹克初, 中, 高级班)

10 weeks Session starting 05/31 - 08/02 Every Sunday

*USACO Gold level Prep: Sunday @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm Starting 05/31 - 08/02 10 weeks
Fees: Reg. $750 , Early: $700 / total 20 hours

*USACO Sliver Level Prep: Sunday @ 1:00am - 3:00pm Starting 06/07 - 07/26 8 weeks
Fees: Reg. $560, Early: $500/ total 16 hours

*Introduction to Computer Algorithm: Sunday @3:00pm - 5:00 pm Starting 05/31 - 08/02 10 weeks
Fees: Reg. $600, Early: $500 / total 20 hours

*Gold Level course desp. & Teacher's BIo:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TwM-tZkzX4SuH3FI0Z5WLsrDWAiBO0NVeG_B612iP2E/edit?usp=sharing

*Silver Level Course description:
Class Description:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/10cJBnHt3ylnqGTMtfA7zMvrITf2tonwW/view?usp=sharing
Teacher's Bio:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L25MP_dHBiDtY1VF--KWvAyFwO7GHvfuegWPR3SjfkI/edit?usp=sharing

*Introduction to Computer Algorithm:
Course Description:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1G0zjN9uBktJ-KwMQ7VCE51uOK3EA04xJGctipt5a70w/edit?usp=sharing


*Python Programing for Beginners , Gr. 5th+
Period : 06/01 - 07/10 (6 weeks
days: Monday (Lecture) & Friday (Lab, practice)
Time: 3:30 - 5:00pm
Fees: Reg. 300, Early Bird: $250, Group Rate contact us weChat: pagy2020

Course Description and Teacher's Bio:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Fnr9s8P8XSbOjf6F98LQJJ3b9LfVJiLt/view?usp=sharing
Computer Algorithm Courses (计算机算法)& Python
Math Prep for High School Math and/or Physics
Key concepts in Trigonometri, Algebra 2, Geometry

3-week course: 05/27 - 07/01 Every Wednesday

Class Time : @Wed @ 7-9pm

Fees: $360 / total 12 hours, Sign up with AP physics 1, reduced Fees: $200

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1I8e5OFNa1vIba4i6gOEykXKhMd2ke48Z/view?usp=sharing

Teacher's Bio:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jGspZRpeigRC-4ElsNl3ou2D2aiklgadC-AKUNz4IPs/edit?usp=sharing
Math Prep for High School Math and/or Physics
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Physics Track ( AP Physics 1, F=MA Prep, AP Physics C-USAPHO)
*AP Physics 1
9-week course: 06/07 - 08/02
Class Time: Sunday@ 11:00- 1:00pm
Fees: Early Bird: $500, Reg.$500 / total 18 hours
Teacher's Bio:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jGspZRpeigRC-4ElsNl3ou2D2aiklgadC-AKUNz4IPs/edit?usp=sharing


*Physics Competition Prep F=MA
Class Time: Monday @ 7:30pm - 9:00pm Starting 06/01
Friday @ 7:30 - 9:00pm Ending 08/01
Fees: Early $850, Reg. 1050/total 30 hours.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zyLhH8Enrrci3O1xj3c9GmqoG18D1AMJTWHD5F5aEaM/edit?usp=sharing

*AP Physics C: Electromagnetism in Depth (this part will also be very helpful for students preping for USAPHO )
Class plan use the link below
https://docs.google.com/document/d/14YRyIEzMpk0Uv0gyKkGG4R9c41ppA9MjuDgNXOsRC5k/edit?usp=sharing

Class Time Sunday @ 9:30 - 11:30 starting 05/31 - 08/02, 10 weeks
Fees: $700/total 20 hours


AP Physics and Physics Competition Prep(物理)
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Math Competition Prep (Mathcounts and AMC10)
**Intermedia Mathcounts is the next step after taking MOEMs class.

**Advanced Mathcounts will focus on the Chapter making into State Level

**AMC10


9-week course each Sunday : 05/31 - 07/26

Intermediate Mathcounts :
Class Time : Sunday @ 1:00 - 2:30pm Starting 05/31
Fees: Reg. $350 Early Bird: $315 / total 13.5 hours

Coach Mr. Li' Bio:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RGEsY13Eyh1-waxUYlv9OKSUvmaL6kiQ3NfWUY6bQZU/edit?usp=sharing

Advanced Mathcounts :
Class Time: Sunday @ 9:00 - 10:50am Starting 05/31
Fees: Reg. $540 Early Bird: $480 / total 18 hours

AMC 10 :
Class Time: Sunday @11:00 - 1:00pm Starting 05/31
Fees: Reg. $540 Early Bird: $480 / total 18 hours

Coach Helen's will teach both Advanced Mathcounts and AMC 10, her Bio use the link below
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YzXDl7h_oa9s6gwKUCWnfjUtoxphRo6yysdPjB3gQJg/edit?usp=sharing
Math Competition Prep Course (Starting 05/31 Sunday)
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Elementary Math, AOPS Pre-Algebra and Beast Academy
Why we choose AOPS and Beast Academy for our Elementary Math Curriculum:
* https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ur9HatwUnCN9DtPBe0ZKlVEb7FTm7mdc/view?usp=sharing
*https://drive.google.com/file/d/19oGf_ek81P09ssI5KgkEeh1t9BO42cBD/view?usp=sharing

Beast Academy Math for Gr. 2nd and 3rd :

Class Period: 06/01 - 07/23
Class Days: Monday & Thursday
Class Time: @2:30pm - 3:15pm or @1:30 - 2:15pm
Fees: early $200+$54, Reg. $250+$54(i.e. AOPS yearly subscription fees for online access)
Teacher's Bio and Course Plan:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xJ78LWPTPNYNW5Mu-mwQCWujtCkNWsVQnT3xF-Z0TH4/edit?usp=sharing

Pre-Algebra for Gr.5th - 7th (taking more students now)

Class Period: 06/01 - 07/23
Class Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Class Time: @4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fees: early $250, Reg. $300 (book is not included, purchase through AOPS or Amazon website)
Teacher's Bio and Course Plan:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zeFaOW36z0bc7iePrJvRBKc_6GGKNRQBWZUaDtWWlS8/edit?usp=sharing


Beast Academy Curriculum and Subscription Details
Elementary AOPS Math (Starting 06/01 - 07/23 Monday /Tuesday & Thursday every week)
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Introduction to Congressional Debate
Course Description and Teacher Bio click this link:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1edBIJfsm5G5xd3utYELcYUi_UbBP7gVzFiByB-rk7wU/edit?usp=sharing

Dates and Time:05/28,06/04, 06/11, 06/18, 06/25, 07/02
6-week Thursday @2:00pm - 3::00pm Grade 6th + , min. 6 students

Fees:
Regular Fees : $210
Early bird price : $180, Register before 05/21
Group Rate: 3 or more together, please contact us directly
Debate (EB. $180, Reg. $210)
Congressional Debate Session - Advanced Level
Course Description and Teacher Bio click this link:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/18GCt5f6zS0e_AumEoQssGx5hhi2Kkl0_mfnz758ou-w/edit?usp=sharing

Dates and Time:05/28,06/04, 06/11, 06/18, 06/25, 07/02
6-week, Thursday @3:30pm - 4::30pm Grade 6th + , min. 6 students

Fees:
Regular Fees : $210
Early bird price : $180, Register before 05/21
Group Rate: 3 or more together, please contact us directly
Debate II (EB. $180, Reg. $210)
Introduction to Speech
Course Description and Teacher Bio click this link:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/11kmc3Pc0cgK_HUEmB2H9vD4nA-ntfz2YrbgJ9Hk9-bs/edit?usp=sharing

Dates and Time:05/26,06/02, 06/09, 06/16, 06/23, 06/30
6-week Tuesday @1:15 - 2::15pm Grade 4th - 6th Graders
@2:30 - 3:30pm Grade 7th - 9th Graders

Fees:
Regular Fees : $210
Early bird price : $180, Register before 05/21
Group Rate: 3 or more together, please contact us directly

Lead by Mr. Zuckerman
Former Director at Blue Valley Southwest and current Assistant Coach, Speech class teacher at Glenbrook North, IL.
His team was the first in Kansas history to win the National Speech and Debate Association
national championship. They also won the 2017 and 2018 National Catholic Forensics League
national championships, were the Tournament of Champions finalists, and received the Ungar
Cup as the nation’s top team. As a coach, he received the 2018 National Debate Coaches
Association Coach of the Year and National Speech and Debate Association Ted Belch Coach
of the Year. He won 11 state championships as a coach.
Introduction to Speech (EB. $180, Reg. $210)
Public Speaking - intermediate level
We welcome back students continuing from our Public Speaking I class! They will continue to grow and improve their vocal and physical speaking skills.

**They will work on a more advanced informative speech that will build on the basics and teach them how to research a topic.
**The class will culminate in each student delivering a speech on the last day.

Lead by Mr. Rob
Mr. Rob:
Mr.Rob在象牙塔最开始创办时就任教演讲和戏剧。他的课非常受欢迎!报名人数远超预期。他原任IBM管理职位,当过高中英语和演讲老师,酷爱戏剧,不仅创作了七十多部戏剧作品并主演了其中一些剧目。相信孩子们在他的课上一定会非常受益!

Period: 06/05 - 7/10, 6-weeks.
Class Time: @4:00 - 5:30pm every Friday

Max. 6 students Gr. 4th - 6th

Fees:
Fees : $225

Mr.Rob : Public Speaking -intermediate level (Fees: $225)
Total your fees: (plus non-refundable registration fee: $10) *
Online Payment Instruction
To help us tracking your payment, please put your student name on the payment notes.

Also, please provide us your bank and sender name.

Note: Due to the pandemic we prefer you use online payment, if you have to send a check to wechat : weChatID: pagy2020 to email us and let us know. Thanks for your understanding.
Bank and Sender Name (Online Payment Method to : naperpyramidcore@gmail.com ) *
Payment:
* Registration: All program fees must be paid within two weeks after the registration date, including a $10 nonrefundable registration fee. Students may register online via this Google form and

write the check payable to: Pyramid Academy for Gifted Youth.

Mail to:
Pyramid Academy,
P. O. Box 5223,
Naperville, IL 60567,

USE Online Payment

Zelle Quick Pay to : naperpyramidcore@gmail.com

Please complete all of the information requested on the form, and include the student’s name on the check. A $15 fee will be charged for any returned check.
Discount and Refund Note:
• Early Bird policy: Early bird discount will be only honored when the payment is received before the early bird deadline (by 05/21/2020). Otherwise the regular fee applies. No additional discounts for our summer program.

• Refund Policy: The amount refunded for a program withdrawal depends on the date the change request is submitted online via naperpyramidcore@gmail.com. For more information, refer to the refund table below. A full refund will be made for classes or camps that do not meet a minimum enrollment requirement a week prior to the start date.

Group Rate and Refund Policy:

We welcome parents to organize group to register our classes together with friends. Group leader can contact us to get group discount code for registration use. Group rate is offered per class based.

Group discount fees are nonrefundable. In case of special situations, refund needs to be approved, and the total amount difference for this whole group need to be deducted from the refund funds. Extra $10 refund processing fee will be charged to cover bookkeeping cost incurred. Thanks.

若果退团导致团人数不够,其他成员将不能享受团购价。差价由退团者承担,从已交费用中扣除。或者退团者与其他团员协商解决。
团购退款要手续费 $10。

For summer classes,
Withdrawal Date Amount of refund
June 01, 2020 and before 100% of all class fees minus $10 registration fee
June 10, 2020 and after No refund

Please note that separate refund policies apply to the following course:
- For all AMC 10, AIME, Mathcounts PreMathcounts, USAPHO, F=MA, Physics Math classes:
Pyramid Academy will refund tuition fees minus the prorated fees for each class taken by student

Free tryouts are offered for some of our classes, contact us for details.

Thanks.

• Disclaimer: The Pyramid Academy for Gifted Youth reserves the right to change without any notices on its publications regarding but not limited to policies, tuition, fees, courses, location, or staff. It is part of our code of conduct not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, nationality, or ethnic origin in the process of admitting students to its programs. The Pyramid Academy reserves the right to make any necessary adjustment of a student’s registration if the student does not meet the pre-requisites of the program.
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