Summer at Immaculate


The Summer Enrichment program offers students an opportunity to learn and grow over the summer while providing extra instructional time during this unique period.

  • Classes are offered to students currently in Grades 6 - 12 .
  • Incoming freshmen have even more to gain from our summer program, with the opportunity to meet new friends and build new skills.
  • Upperclassmen have the opportunity to take classes in: Introduction to Advanced Logical Reasoning in Geometry, Fundamentals of Algebra, Reading, Writing & Language: Strategies for the New SAT, Your College Entrance Essay, and STEM: Fields of Engineering. These classes provide for a more productive Fall semester.

Course Descriptions

MATH READINESS COURSE 

(Offered to Current Grade 7 and 8 Students)

The Math Readiness program is aimed at maintaining or improving academic proficiency over the summer. This curriculum is designed to enhance academic skills that are necessary to be successful in a college prep program. 
The topics for the courses will include:

  • Whole Numbers, Decimals, Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Order of Operations
  • Solving Linear Equations
  • Solving Linear Inequalities
  • Slope as a rate of change
  • Graphing & Writing Equations of a line
  • Operations with Polynomials and an introduction to factoring.
  • Real–World Problem relating to the topics listed above.

Schedule:     Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd 
Time: 8:00 am – 10:00am            
Room: 204
Cost: $350.00

PREPARATION FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT EXAM (HSPT) – MATHEMATICS

(Offered to Current Grade 7 Students)

This course is designed for students preparing to take the High School Placement test (HSPT). It will focus on important test taking strategies and topics that students will encounter in the math section of the exam.

  • Algebraic Equations and Concepts such as absolute value.
  • Arithmetic: Addition, Decimals, Division, Fractions, Multiplication, Number Line, Order of Operations, Percentages, Subtraction
  • Geometry: Angles, Graphing, Perimeter of Plane Figures, Plane Figures, Volume of Solid Figures
  • Word Problems: Distance, Rate & Time problems and work problems

Schedule: Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd
Time: 10:15 am –12:15am
Room: 202
Cost: $350.00

PREPARATION FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST (HSPT) – VERBAL

(Offered to Current Grade 7 Students)


This course is designed for students preparing to take the High School Placement test (HSPT). It will focus on important test taking strategies and topics that students will encounter in the verbal section of the exam. 

  • Grammar: Punctuation and capitalization
  • Spelling: common errors 
  • Composition
  • Reading Comprehension

Schedule: Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd 
Time: 8:00am –10:00 am
Room: 208
Cost: $350.00

INTRO. TO ADVANCED LOGICAL REASONING IN GEOMETRY

(Offered to Current Grade 8, 9 and 10 Students who have completed an Algebra 1 Course)

A course targeted to setting a foundation of logic, proof writing, and connecting algebraic skills to geometric concepts. 
Students will be introduced to:

  • Review algebra skills needed to succeed in geometry.
  • Apply algebraic skills to geometric content.
  • Terminology in geometry
  • Intro to symbolic Logic
  • Practice using the tools of geometry such as compasses and protractors.
  • Implement logic to prove geometric theorems and postulates.
  • Practice proof writing

Schedule: Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time: 8:00am-10:00am            
Room: 205
Cost: $350.00

FUNDAMENTALS OF ALGEBRA

(Offered to Current Grade 9 and 10 students who have completed an Algebra I Course)

This program is designed to focus and target the skills from Algebra 1 that are crucial to understanding the Algebra topics students will encounter in an advanced Algebra course.

The topics for Algebra Review will include:

  • Solving Equations and inequalities
  • Graphing equations and inequalities
  • Exponents and polynomials
  • Factoring and applications
  • Rational expressions & applications
  • Systems of linear equations & inequalities
  • Roots, radicals and complex numbers
  • Quadratic equations and functions

Schedule: Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time: 8:00 -1000 am 
Room: 202
Cost: $350.00

INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

(Offered to Current Grade 8 and 9 Students)

This program is an 8-day hands-on Science class designed to expose the student to the wide variety of biological concepts presented in our curriculum with an emphasis on reinforcing the student’s understanding of the scientific method. Students will be exposed to various fields in science such as Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Ecology, Physics, Chemistry and Forensics through fun and engaging labs that introduce topics such as information to cells, cell theory, the properties of living organisms, energy production, energy relationships, and the central dogma of biology. Students will start right away by practicing designing, performing, and analyzing their own experiments based on one of the topics covered during the week and further develop skills in writing laboratory reports. 


Schedule: Monday June 24th – Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time: 10:15 am – 12:15am            
Room: 309 and the adjacent labs
Cost: $350.00

STEM: THE FIELDS OF ENGINEERING

(Offered to Current Grade 6 through Grade 8 students)


Intro to Engineering is a fun and exciting hands-on program designed to introduce students to different fields of engineering. Students will work in teams, to compete and solve problems such as designing a race car, building a hydraulic bridge, building a robotic hand, using solar and wind power to create renewable energy, using insulation to keep food fresh, building an earthquake resistant house and other projects.

Schedule: Monday June 24th – Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd    
Time: 10:15 am -12:15 pm        
Room: 205
Cost: $350.00

SUMMER GRAMMAR AND READING REVIEW

(Offered to Current Grade 8 & 9 Students Only) 

The English program is designed to improve the student’s ability to analyze, synthesize, and make personal connections with literature.  The curriculum develops the student's note-taking skills, reading comprehension, critical thinking, and written communication. Students will study the grammatical structure of the English language and apply literacy skills to fiction and non-fiction works. Student should be prepared with a notebook, a pen or pencil.
Below is a brief outline of the course content.

  • Note-Taking
  •  Finding the main idea
  •  Summarizing
  •  Using Graphic Organizers
  • Grammar Review
  •  Formulated based on student needs.
  •  Silent sustained reading
  • Reading aloud
  •  Guided Discussion
  •  Responding to plot based and critical thinking questions.
  •  Formulating questions
  • Making personal connections
  •  Applying literary terms
  •  Comparing and contrasting works


Schedule: Monday June 24th – Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time: 10:15 am – 12:15pm            
Room: 203
Cost: $350.00

 

Your College Entrance Essay: Drafting, Revising, Finalizing

(Offered to current juniors only)

Juniors: You may have written the rough draft of your college essay, but what do you do now? This course will take you through the revision process through individual conferencing sessions. You will also receive guidance on crafting college-specific essays and the all-important supplemental essays required by many colleges now. We will also review writing the scholarship essays, necessary in your applications for various academic scholarships. This class will meet for 8 hours and offer academic counseling not only during this session but throughout the remainder of the summer as you continue to revise your original writings.

Schedule: Wednesday June 19th      Thursday June 20th      Friday June 21st

Time:           9:00 – 11:00 am                  9:00 – 12:00 pm             9:00 – 12:00 pm

Room: 307

Cost: $250.00

 

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MATH READINESS COURSE (Offered to Current Grade 7 and 8 Students)
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(Offered to Current Grade 7 and 8 Students)

The Math Readiness program is aimed at maintaining or improving academic proficiency over the summer. This curriculum is designed to enhance academic skills that are necessary to be successful in a college prep program. 
 

The topics for the courses will include:

  • Whole Numbers, Decimals, Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Order of Operations
  • Solving Linear Equations
  • Solving Linear Inequalities
  • Slope as a rate of change
  • Graphing & Writing Equations of a line
  • Operations with Polynomials and an introduction to factoring.
  • Real–World Problem relating to the topics listed above.

Schedule: Monday June 24th – Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd 
Time:        8:00 am – 10:00am            
Room:      204
Cost:        $350.00
 

PREPARATION FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT EXAM (HSPT) – MATHEMATICS (Offered to Current Grade 7 Students)
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Max: 1
(Offered to Current Grade 7 Students)

This course is designed for students preparing to take the High School Placement test (HSPT). It will focus on important test taking strategies and topics that students will encounter in the math section of the exam.

  • Algebraic Equations and Concepts such as absolute value.
  • Arithmetic: Addition, Decimals, Division, Fractions, Multiplication, Number Line, Order of Operations, Percentages, Subtraction
  • Geometry: Angles, Graphing, Perimeter of Plane Figures, Plane Figures, Volume of Solid Figures
  • Word Problems: Distance, Rate & Time problems, and work problems

Schedule: Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time:        10:15 am –12:15am
Room:      202
Cost:        $350.00
 

INTRO. TO ADVANCED LOGICAL REASONING IN GEOMETRY (Offered to Current Grade 8, 9 and 10 Students who have completed an Algebra 1Course)
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Max: 1
(Offered to Current Grade 8, 9 and 10 Students who have completed an Algebra 1Course)

A course targeted to setting a foundation of logic, proof writing, and connecting algebraic skills to geometric concepts. 
 

Students will be introduced to:

  • Review algebra skills needed to succeed in geometry.
  • Apply algebraic skills to geometric content.
  • Terminology in geometry
  • Intro to symbolic Logic
  • Practice using the tools of geometry such as compasses and protractors.
  • Implement logic to prove geometric theorems and postulates.
  • Practice proof writing

Schedule: Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time:        8:00 am-10:00 am            
Room:      
205
Cost:        $350.00
 

FUNDAMENTALS OF ALGEBRA (Offered to Current Grade 9 and 10 students who have completed an Algebra I Course)
Max capacity reached
Max: 1
(Offered to Current Grade 9 and 10 students who have completed an Algebra I Course)

This program is designed to focus and target the skills from Algebra 1 that are crucial to understanding the Algebra topics students will encounter in an advanced Algebra course.

The topics for Algebra Review will include:

  • Solving Equations and inequalities
  • Graphing equations and inequalities
  • Exponents and polynomials
  • Factoring and applications
  • Rational expressions & applications
  • Systems of linear equations & inequalities
  • Roots, radicals and complex numbers
  • Quadratic equations and functions

Schedule: Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time:        8:00 -1000 am 
Room:      202
Cost:        $350.00
 

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES(Offered to Current Grade 8 and 9 Students)
Max capacity reached
Max: 1
(Offered to Current Grade 8 and 9 Students)

This program is an 8-day hands-on Science class designed to expose the student to the wide variety of biological concepts presented in our curriculum with an emphasis on reinforcing the student’s understanding of the scientific method.

Students will be exposed to various fields in science such as Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Ecology, Physics, Chemistry and Forensics through fun and engaging labs that introduce topics such as information to cells, cell theory, the properties of living organisms, energy production, energy relationships, and the central dogma of biology. Students will start right away by practicing designing, performing, and analyzing their own experiments based on one of the topics covered during the week and further develop skills in writing laboratory reports. 


Schedule: Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time:        10:15 am – 12:15am            
Room:      309 and the adjacent labs
Cost:        $350.00
 

STEM: THE FIELDS OF ENGINEERING(Offered to Current Grade 6 through Grade 8 students)
Max capacity reached
Max: 1
(Offered to Current Grade 6 through Grade 8 students)

Intro to Engineering is a fun and exciting hands-on program designed to introduce students to different fields of engineering.

Students will work in teams, to compete and solve problems such as designing a race car, building a hydraulic bridge, building a robotic hand, using solar and wind power to create renewable energy, using insulation to keep food fresh, building an earthquake resistant house and other projects.

Schedule:   Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time:         10:15 am -12:15 pm        
Room:        205
Cost:          $350.00
 

PREPARATION FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT EXAM (HSPT) – VERBAL(Offered to Current Grade 7 Students)
Max capacity reached
Max: 1
(Offered to Current Grade 7 Students)

This course is designed for students preparing to take the High School Placement test (HSPT). It will focus on important test taking strategies and topics that students will encounter in the verbal section of the exam. 

  • Grammar: Punctuation and capitalization
  • Spelling: common errors 
  • Composition
  • Reading Comprehension

Schedule:     Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time:             8:00am –10:00 am
Room:           203
Cost:             $350.00

 

SUMMER GRAMMAR AND READING REVIEW(Offered to Current Grade 8 and Grade 9 students)
Max capacity reached
Max: 1
(Offered to Current Grade 8 and Grade 9 students)

The English program is designed to improve the student’s ability to analyze, synthesize, and make personal connections with literature.  The curriculum develops the student's note-taking skills, reading comprehension, critical thinking, and written communication. Students will study the grammatical structure of the English language and apply literacy skills to fiction and non-fiction works. Student should be prepared with a notebook, a pen or pencil.
 

Below is a brief outline of the course content.

  • Note-Taking
  •  Finding the main idea
  •  Summarizing
  •  Using Graphic Organizers
  • Grammar Review
  •  Formulated based on student needs.
  •  Silent sustained reading
  • Reading aloud
  •  Guided Discussion
  •  Responding to plot based and critical thinking questions.
  •  Formulating questions
  • Making personal connections
  •  Applying literary terms
  •  Comparing and contrasting works

Schedule:     Monday June 24th –Friday June 28th and Monday July 1st – Wednesday July 3rd  
Time:            10:15 am – 12:15pm            
Room:  
        203
Cost:             $350.00

 

Your College Entrance Essay: Drafting, Revising, Finalizing(Offered to current juniors only)
Max capacity reached
Max: 1
(Offered to current juniors only)

Juniors: You may have written the rough draft of your college essay, but what do you do now? This course will take you through the revision process through individual conferencing sessions. You will also receive guidance on crafting college-specific essays and the all-important supplemental essays required by many colleges now. We will also review writing the scholarship essays, necessary in your applications for various academic scholarships. This class will meet for 8 hours and offer academic counseling not only during this session but throughout the remainder of the summer as you continue to revise your original writings.  
                            
Schedule:     Wednesday June 19th          Thursday June 20th         Friday June 21st 
Time:             9:00 – 11:00 am                    9:00 – 12:00 pm               9:00 – 12:00 pm             
Room:    
307
Cost:       $250.00

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