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Castro Valley High School

SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 PROGRAM

Session 1: June 19 – July 7 (no school Tuesday, July 4)

Session 2: July 10 – July 27

Classes meet daily from 8:00 am - 12:30pm

  • All Summer School courses will be offered for intervention purposes only. Only students who have received a “D” or “F” may apply for Summer School.
  • Please be aware that due to budget constraints, class offerings may be limited. Please speak to your student’s counselor for alternative suggestions IF your student does not get into the class they have chosen.
  • Only Service Learning (see description below) will be offered to all students.
  • Deadline for applications is Thursday, May 11, 2017. Applications received after this date will be placed on a first come, first served basis for classes that may become closed (i.e. Physical Education, Government, Economics, U. S. History, and Modern World History).
  • Priority is given to Seniors in danger of not graduating and then continuing in this order: Juniors, Sophomores, Freshman (with F grades); Juniors, Sophomores, Freshman (with D grades).
  • Accepted students will be notified by mail or phone beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

 

NON-DEPARTMENTAL OFFERINGS

Service Learning (Teacher Cadet Program) (Grade 9-12) Sessions 1 and 2 (5 units per session)

This course is offered to all students and can be used to earn elective credit. This is an introduction to child psychology, learning styles, teaching and the educational process. Students are provided with an opportunity to gain on-the-job experience helping students at elementary schools in the District under the supervision of a teacher.

ENGLISH

Freshman English Session 1 and/or 2 (5 units per session)

Prerequisite: Student is repeating one or both semesters of Freshman English. This literature-based course integrates reading, writing, and research.

 

Sophomore English Session 1 and/or 2 (5 units per session)

Prerequisite: Student is repeating one or both semesters of Sophomore English. This literature-based course integrates reading, writing, and speech.

 

American Literature Session 1 and/or 2 (5 units per session)

Prerequisite: Failure of Junior or Senior English class. This literature-based course integrates reading, writing, and analysis.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Physical Education Session 1 and/or 2 (5 units per session)

Prerequisite: Students should be repeating Physical Education. This course provides the opportunity for those students who must make up Physical Education units in order to graduate.

MATHEMATICS

Integrated I Session 1 and/or 2 (5 units per session)

Prerequisite: Students should be repeating Integrated I. This is the first course in the Integrated Math sequence.

Integrated II Session 1 and/or 2 (5 units per session)

Prerequisite: Students should be repeating Integrated II. This is the second course in the Integrated Math sequence.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Comparative Cultures and Geography (CCG) Session 2 (5 units)

Prerequisite: Students must be repeating CCG. This course teaches students how geography and culture have shaped, and continue to shape our lives. Emphasis is placed on the main themes of geography and on those factors that develop cultures: geography, art, religion, music, family patterns, ethnicity, race and technology.

 

Modern World History Session 1 and/or 2 (5 units per session)

Prerequisite: Student is repeating one or both semesters of Modern World History. This course presents an overview survey of European History, World Wars I and II, the 20th Century, and the Non-Western World.

 

U.S. History Session 1 and/or 2 (5 units per session)

Prerequisite: Student is repeating one or both semesters of U.S. History. This course highlights the social and cultural trends in the United States.

 

U.S. Government (Independent Study) Session 1 or 2 (5 units)

Prerequisite: Student is repeating Government. This course gives a study of the powers and practices of the Congress, Presidency, Supreme Court, and local, state and federal government.

 

Economics (Independent Study) Session 1 or 2 (5 units)

Prerequisite: Student is repeating Economics. This course provides study of basic economic principles and their applications in the American system.

SCIENCE

Health Session 1 (5 units)

Prerequisite: Student is repeating Health. This course mirrors the content taught during the school year.

 

Biology Session 1 and/or 2 (5 units per session)

Prerequisite: Student is repeating Biology. This course mirrors the content taught during the school year.