2015 Summer Classes and Camps

 
Howard
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             County
             Public School System

 2015
 Summer
 Classes and Camps

 Catch up…
 Get ahead…
 Learn something new!
Look inside for information about review, enrichment and original credit classes and camps
   offered by the Howard County Public School System BSAP, Comprehensive Summer
       School, G/T programs and Career Academies! For the online catalog with the
             most up-to-date course offerings, go to www.hcpss.org/summer/
General Information
K-9 Comprehensive Summer School (CSS)/BSAP Summer Institute .  .  . 2                                                                                              K-9 Program Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
High School Comprehensive Summer Programs .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2-4                                                                          English Language Learners (ELL) .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4
  Registration .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3           High School Comprehensive Summer School Program . . . . . . . . . 3-4
  Tuition  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3     Special Education .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4
  Course Cancellation .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4                        ESOL Program .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4
  Tuition Reduction .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4                    English Language Learners (ELL) .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3
  Withdrawals and Refunds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3                                                                  Career Academies Summer Program .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4
  Transportation  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4              G/T Summer Institutes for Talent Development .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5
  Meals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

CSS/BSAP Summer Institute
General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2                                                              Grades 5-9 CSS/BSAP Summer Institute
Pre K-4 CSS/BSAP Summer Institute                                                                                                                                  Academic Classes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 9-10
  Academic Classes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6                       Enrichment Classes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10
  Enrichment Classes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 7-8                           MESA Program .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 11

Comprehensive High School Summer Institute
High School Comprehensive Summer Program
General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3                                                                   Health Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                     12
  Math Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13                                                                 Art Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                  12
  Science Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14                                                                  Social Studies Courses .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    14
  Career and Technology Education Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15                                                                                  ESOL Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                     12
  English Courses .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 12                        World Languages Courses  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           15

G/T Summer Institutes for Talent Development
General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5                                                              Fine Arts
General Academics                                                                                                                                                   Elementary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
  Elementary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16-17                                                               Middle School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
  Middle School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Career Academies Summer Programs
General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4                                                              Career Academies Summer Programs  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 20

       Contact Information
       Please contact the specific program office with questions about the classes they offer. If necessary, please leave a message and
       your call will be returned.
       K-9 CSS/BSAP
       Contact BSAP: Jacquelyne Jenkins at jacquelyne_jenkins@hcpss.org.................................................410-313-1598
       Contact CSS: Susan Williams at summer_school@hcpss.org...............................................................410-313-6627
       Blended Courses (Feature both face-to-face and online instruction)
       Contact: Robert Cole at robert_cole@hcpss.org...................................................................................410-313-7141
       Comprehensive High School Summer Program
       General Information Line......................................................................................................................410-313-1566
       Contact: Susan Williams at summer_school@hcpss.org.......................................................................410-313-6627
       Career Academies Summer Program
       Contact: Stephanie Discepolo...............................................................................................................410-313-7493
       Gifted and Talented Summer Institutes (G/T)
       Contact: LaDonna Norjen at ladonna_norjen@hcpss.org..................................................................... 410-313-7005
K-9 Comprehensive                                     Gifted and
                Black Student                                         Talented (G/T)
                Achievement       Comprehensive                       Summer               Career
                                                                                                                    MESA
                Program (K-9 CSS/ High School                         Institutes for       Academies
                BSAP) Summer                                          Talent and
                Institute                                             Development

Grades          Entering K-9                 Entering 9-12            Entering 1-8         Entering 6-12            Entering 9-12
                                                                      Session I
                                                                      June 29-July 10
Dates           June 29-July 24                                       8:30 am-12:30 pm June 22-26                   June 29-July 10
                                             See pages 12-15
and Times       8:30 am-3 pm                                          Session II       8 am-4 pm                    8:30 am-3 pm
                                                                      July 13-July 24
                                                                      8:30 am-12:30 pm

                                             Math, Science, PE,
                                             Health and Blended
                                             courses-Howard High
                Fulton Elementary (K-4)                                 Oakland Mills      Applications and         Lime Kiln
Location                                     English, ESOL, art, social Middle School
                Lime Kiln Middle (5-9)                                                     Research Lab (ARL)       Middle School
                                             studies, world languages
                                             and career courses-
                                             Wilde Lake High

                AM Session $275              Original Credit $525     Session I $270
Cost            Full Day Session $550        Review Credit $325       Session II $300
                                                                                           $125                     $300

                Yes                                                                                                 Yes
Transportation Pre-determined                                                                                       Pre-determined
                                             No                       No                   No
Provided       community bus stops                                                                                  community
                for full-day students only                                                                          bus stops
                                                                                           Stephanie
                Sue Williams                 Sue Williams             LaDonna Norjen                                Diane Martin
                                                                                           Discepolo
                410-313-6627                 410-313-6627             410-313-7005                                  410-313-1524
Contact                                                                                    410-313-7493
                summer_school@               summer_school@           LaDonna_Norjen@                               diane_martin@
                                                                                           sdiscepolo@
                hcpss.org                    hcpss.org                hcpss.org                                     hcpss.org
                                                                                           hcpss.org

                                                                      See pages 4,
More Info       See pages 2, 6-10            See pages 3, 12-15                            See pages 4 and 20       See page 11
                                                                      16-19

Registration    Online; In person            Online; In person        By mail only         By mail only             By mail only

                                                                                                                  Complete and
                Complete and submit          Complete and submit      See page 5,          ARL
                                                                                                                  submit Refund
                Refund Form online           Refund Form online       Withdrawals and      10920 Clarksville Pike
                                                                                                                  Form online before
Withdrawals/    before June 22, 2015         before June 22, 2015     Refunds              Ellicott City 21042
                                                                                                                  June 22, 2015
Refunds
                A student Withdrawal/Refund Form must be completed in order to receive a refund. The form may be obtained from the
                summer school program or online.
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K-9 CSS/BSAP                                         Registration Information:                          Tuition:
Summer Programs                                        Registration forms are available at
                                                       www.hcpss.org/summer/
                                                                                                          AM Session
                                                                                                          AM and PM Session
                                                                                                                            $275
                                                                                                                            $550
The Howard County Public School System’s                                                                  ESOL			$75
Comprehensive Summer School (CSS) and                Onsite Registration:
Black Student Achievement (BSAP) Summer                Homewood Center                                  Registration Information:
Institute Program offers programs for                		Wednesdays 4:30 pm-7 pm                            Registration forms are available at www.hcpss.
acceleration and enrichment for students             		February 18, March 18, April 15, 		                org/summer
entering Kindergarten through Grade 9. The           		May 20, June 10
                                                                                                        Onsite Registration:
Elementary and Middle School (Pre-K–5)               		Saturdays 9 am-11 am
                                                     		June 13 and June 20                                Homewood Center
program provides educational opportunities for                                                          		Wednesdays 4:30 pm-7 pm
students requiring extended academic support,        Early Online Registration:                         		February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 10
while elective classes offer students creative       		Early registration for Comprehensive Summer
and innovative learning experiences.                                                                    		Saturdays 9 am-11 am, June 13 and June 20
                                                       School Programs will be offered online.
Students may enroll in review/enhancement                                                               Early Online Registration:
                                                       Monday, February 2, 2015 (12:00 am) –            		Early registration for Comprehensive Summer
classes in the core academic areas of reading          Friday, February 13, 2015 (11:59 pm).
and math.                                                                                                 School Programs will be offered online.
                                                       Additional online registration dates
In the morning, students are provided educational                                                         Monday, February 2, 2015 (12:00 am) –
                                                       March 2-13, March 30-April 10, May 4-15,
opportunities for review and enhancement in core       May 25-June 5                                      Friday, February 13, 2015 (11:59 pm).
instructional areas of reading and math. The                                                              Additional online registration dates
afternoon, Session II, offers many exciting          Online Registration
                                                       Payments will be accepted in the following         March 2-13, March 30-April 10, May 4-15,
enrichment opportunities for all students. The
                                                       manner:                                            May 25-June 5
emphasis is on fun, creativity, expression and
exploration in STEM (science, technology,            Mail:                                              Online Registration
engineering, and math), drama, the arts, healthy     		Send your Registration Payment Form                Payments will be accepted in the following
lifestyles, world languages, and other project and   		(found on www.hcpss.org/summer/) along             manner:
inquiry-based courses.                               		with your check or money order payable to        Mail:
Howard County students entering Grade 5 will         		“Howard County Public School System” to:         		Send your Registration Payment Form
practice skills that are assessed on state tests     		HCPSS                                            		(found on hcpss.org/summer) along with
and will also have opportunities to participate      		Attn: Summer School Office                       		your check or money order payable to
in a wide range of enrichment experiences            		10910 Clarksville Pike                           		“Howard County Public School System” to:
including drama, journalism, art and                   Ellicott City, MD 21042
engineering.                                                                                            		HCPSS
                                                     In Person:                                         		Attn: Summer School Office
CSS/BSAP Pre K- 4                                    		Bring your Registration Payment Form             		10910 Clarksville Pike
                                                      		(found on www.hcpss.org/summer/) to a             Ellicott City, MD 21042
Location:		 Fulton Elementary School		                		scheduled onsite registration session with
		 11600 Scaggsville Road                               your cash, check, money order or credit         In Person:
		 Fulton, 20759                                        payment.                                        		Bring your Registration Payment Form
Directions: Take 29 South to exit 13                    Final enrollment in courses is pending full        (found on hcpss.org/summer) to a scheduled
		            for MD-216 West.                          tuition payment. For additional information,       onsite registration session with your cash,
		            At the traffic circle, take the 2nd       visit www.hcpss.org/summer/                        check, money order or credit payment.
		            exit onto MD-216 West.                                                                       Final enrollment in courses is pending full
		            At the traffic circle take the 2nd     CSS/BSAP Grades 5-9                                   tuition payment. For additional information,
		            exit and stay on MD-216 West.          Location:		 Lime Kiln Middle School                   visit www.hcpss.org/summer/
		            School will be on the right.           		 11650 Scaggsville Road                          Contact: 			 Sue Williams
Dates: 		 June 29 - July 24                             Fulton, 20759
                                                                                                        Phone: 				 410-313-6627
Times:		AM Session 8:30 am-11 am                     Directions: Take 29 South to exit 13
		 (Academic courses)                                		           for MD-216 West.                      Email: 				 summer_school@hcpss.org

		 Lunch and Recess 11 am-12 pm                      		           At the traffic circle, take the 2nd   K-9 Program Notes
                                                     		           exit onto MD-216 West.
		 PM Session 12 pm-3 pm                             		           At the traffic circle take the 2nd    K-9 students should register for the grade
		 (Enrichment courses)                              		           exit and stay on MD-216 West.         that they just completed. Students with IEPs
                                                     		           Turn right. School is on the left.    are encouraged to participate in the program
Meals: 			 Lunch provided                                                                               and will be taught in an inclusive setting with
Transportation:                                      Dates: 		 June 29 - July 24                        support from a Special Education teacher.
							 Pre-determined bus stops for                 Times:		AM Session 8:30 am-12:15 pm                Any students registering for a math or reading
							 full day session only                        		 (Academic courses)                              course and requesting Special Education
Tuition:                                             		 Lunch 12:15 pm-1 pm                             services, must have a copy of their report card
    AM Session 		              $275                  		 PM Session 1 pm-3 pm                            and IEP/504 accompanying the registration form.
    AM and PM Session          $550                  		 (Enrichment courses)
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Comprehensive High                                  Tuition Comprehensive High School                  Registration Information
School Summer Program                                 Original Credit 		 $525
                                                      Review Credit 		 $325
                                                                                                       Homewood Center
The Howard County Public School System’s              Prep (No Credit)		 Free                          Wednesdays 4:30 pm-7 pm
Comprehensive High School Summer Program is           HSA Mastery		 Free                               February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 10
designed to provide students entering Grades 9-12     ESOL		$75                                        Saturdays 9 am-11 am
with either enrichment and/or intervention            Lifetime Fitness only 		 $325                    June 13 and June 20
opportunities to accelerate their achievement.        Health only 		 $325
The program offers high school credit-bearing         Lifetime Fitness
                                                                                                       Early Online Registration
courses in a variety of content areas and levels,     and Health: 		 $525                              Early registration for Comprehensive Summer
including Preparatory, Mastery, Honors, and G/T.                                                       School Programs will be offered online
                                                      Career Research and Development II
Location 1: Howard High School		                      and Site-Based Work Experience                   Monday, February 2, 2015 (12:00 am) –
		 8700 Old Annapolis Road                            (2 Credits) 		$1,050                             Friday, February 13, 2015 (11:59 pm).
		 Ellicott City, MD 21043                                                                             Additional online registration dates
                                                    Mastery Classes
Time:		   7:30 am-12:15 pm                          Mastery classes are designed to assist students
                                                                                                       March 2-13, March 30-April 10, May 4-15,
                                                                                                       May 25-June 5
Courses:		Mathematics, science, Lifetime            needing to pass the high school assessments.
		 Fitness, and health courses                                                                         Online Registration
                                                    Preparatory Classes                                  Payments will be accepted in the following
Time:		   1:30 pm-4 pm                              Preparatory classes introduce students to high       manner:
Courses:		All Blended Courses                       school classes and support English Language
                                                    Learners receiving English for Second or Other     Mail:
Blended Courses:
                                                    Languages (ESOL) services.                         		Send your Registration Payment Form
		          English 9                                                                                  		(found on www.hcpss.org/summer/) along
		          English 11                              Original Credit Courses                            		with your check or money order payable to
		          Health                                  Students may take an original credit course        		“Howard County Public School System” to:
		          Lifetime Fitness                        for the purpose of receiving full credit for the
                                                    course if he/she has: (1) never been enrolled      		HCPSS
		          Geometry                                                                                   		Attn: Summer School Office
                                                    in the course or (2) previously enrolled in the
		          Modern World History                                                                       		10910 Clarksville Pike
                                                    course and has failed more than two quarters.
		          US History                                                                                   Ellicott City, MD 21042
		          Physics G/T                             Review Credit Courses                              In Person:
		          Computer Science I Honors               Students may enroll in a review credit course
                                                                                                       		Bring your Registration Payment Form
		          Foundations of Technology               for the purpose of:
                                                                                                        		(found on www.hcpss.org/summer/) to a
                                                          (1) Earning credit for a course for which     		scheduled onsite registration session
Location 2: Wilde Lake High School		                 		       he/she previously completed and           		with your cash, check, money order or
		 5460 Trumpeter Road                              		        failed for the year but passed two       		credit payment.
		 Columbia, MD 21044                               		        or more quarters
                                                                                                       Final enrollment in courses is pending
                                                          (2) Earning credit for a course for which    counselor approval and full tuition payment.
Time:		   8 am-12:45 pm
                                                     		       he/she was denied credit because         For additional information, visit www.hcpss.org/
Courses:		English, ESOL, art, social studies,       		of attendance                                    summer/

 world languages, and career courses                      (3) repeating a passed course to
Dates:
       Original Credit June 22-July 31              		        increase academic understanding          Returned Checks
			 Review Credit June 22-July 17                                                                      Checks returned by your bank due to insufficient
			 Review (HSA and World Languages)                Blended Courses                                    funds will be assessed a charge. If payment is not
					                July 6-July 31                 All HCPSS Blended courses (original credit or      received in full, the unpaid amount will become
			 Mastery          July 6-July 31                 review credit) offer a hybrid of in-class and      a debt and will be entered as an outstanding
			 Prep 		          June 22-July 10                online coursework. These courses are teacher       obligation at your child’s school. All obligations
			 ESOL Prep        June 22-July 17                facilitated and are not designed to be             must be satisfied prior to graduation. The HCPSS
			 Health Original:                                independent study courses. Classes meet face-      Finance Office has contracted with the Envision
                                                    to-face with an instructor up to three days        Payment Solutions, Inc. for the electronic
			 Face-to-Face June 22-July 10
                                                    per week. Students are expected to complete        collection of check payments. If the check is
			 Blended          July 13-July 31
                                                    additional online coursework. Students should      returned unpaid, Envision Payment Solutions, Inc.
		            Lifetime Fitness Original:            also be independent, competent readers and         will assess a $35 fee allowed by Maryland state
		            Face-to-Face July 13-July 31          motivated to learn in alternative formats.         law and charged as an electronic fund transfer.
		            Blended           June 22-July 10     Blended courses require students to have
                                                    reliable access to a computer and Internet.        No transportation provided.
                                                                                                       Contact: Sue Williams
                                                                                                       Phone: 410-313-6627
                                                                                                       Email: summer_school@hcpss.org

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Comprehensive                                              cancelled. Once a course is cancelled, no further          Career Academies
                                                           registrations will be accepted and no teacher will
High School Summer                                         be hired. In order to avoid cancellation of a              Summer Program
Program continued                                          course due to low enrollment, early registration
                                                           is recommended. Class schedules and locations
                                                                                                                      Career Academies are back for the
                                                                                                                      summer of 2015!
Student Withdrawals and Refunds                            may change due to circumstances beyond our
A student withdrawal/refund form must be completed         control. You will be notified of any changes.              Middle and high school students will investigate
prior to a student being removed/transferred from                                                                     a variety of careers and participate in activities
a class or a refund being issued. The form may
                                                           Transcript and GPA Calculation                             that will help them relate their own interests
                                                           Original credit and review credit summer courses           to different career areas. Students will explore
be obtained during on-site registrations or can be
                                                           are documented on the student’s transcript and             the Career Academies offered in the high
completed online. (www.hcpss.org/summer/).
                                                           calculated into the overall GPA. Comprehensive             school programs. Students entering Grades
Refund requests and applications will only be accepted     Summer School grades will not replace an
through the first week of the program. Full refunds                                                                   6-8 may consider classes in Architectural
                                                           existing grade; rather, the grade will be averaged         Design, Computer Programming, Visual
will be given up to the day before the start of the        within the total GPA. Both grades, Comprehensive
program. After that, refunds will be assessed the                                                                     Communication, Culinary Science, or Finance/
                                                           Summer School and home school grades, will be
greater of $50 or a 20 percent administrative fee.                                                                    Career Research. Students entering Grades
                                                           listed on the student’s transcript.
                                                                                                                      8-10 can explore Automotive Technology,
Tuition paid by cash, check, or money order will be
refunded in the form of a check mailed to the issuer
                                                           Eligibility                                                Biotechnology, or Construction Management
                                                           Students who have less than a 2.0 grade point              and students entering Grades 9-12 can check
once the Refund Form is processed. Tuition paid by
                                                           average or more than one failing grade for the             out Cybersecurity.
credit card will be refunded to the credit card in
                                                           final marking period may attend summer school
accordance with the credit card company’s                                                                             Location
                                                           to gain eligibility for fall extracurricular activities.
refund procedure.                                          The grade earned in summer school does not                 Applications and Research Lab (ARL)
Withdrawal from Courses                                    replace the recorded grade for the fourth                  10920 Clarksville Pike • Ellicott City, MD 21042
The HCPSS Policy (8020-PR Grading and Reporting)           quarter of a student’s report card or transcript.          Dates
governs procedures related to students who withdraw        The grade earned in the summer school class                June 22-26
from a Summer School course. Any student who               will be calculated in place of the student’s
                                                           fourth quarter grade in the course ONLY for the            Times
withdraws from a course more than 12 school days
                                                           purpose of meeting eligibility requirements.               8 am-4 pm
after the beginning of the course will receive a W
(withdrawal) on the report card and official transcript.   Attendance                                                 No transportation or meals provided.
                                                           Students may not miss more than ONE day of                 Students must bring a bagged lunch.
Tuition Reduction and Scholarships
Students may apply for either tuition reduction or         summer school. All students are expected to                Registration
scholarships. An initial payment of no more than           attend every day in accordance with the Public             By mail; see www.hcpss.org/summer/ for
50 percent of the course fee is required at the time       School Laws of Maryland, Sections 7-301,7-
                                                                                                                      application. Must be postmarked by May 15, 2015
of registration. Balance owed is pending review            302, and 3-804 of the Courts and Judicial
                                                           Proceedings Article. Students may be excused               Tuition
by the Scholarship Committee.
                                                           from class or school only for reasons as                   $125 per student
The Scholarship Committee will review the                  specified in the Code of Maryland Regulations,
application and notify parents/guardians                   13A.08.01.O2,13A.08.01.03, 13A.08.01.06,and                Tuition Reduction and Scholarships
regarding any gaps in information.                         l3AA.10.01.()4(A-B).                                       Students may apply for either tuition reduction or
                                                                                                                      scholarships. Application forms may be found
Tuition Reduction                                          Transportation                                             online at www.hcpss.org/summer/. An initial
Parents/guardians may apply for tuition reduction          Transportation for students enrolled in summer             payment of no more than 50 percent of the
if they qualify for Free and Reduced Meal services         school will be the responsibility ot the student           course fee is required at the time of registration.
(FARMs) through Food and Nutrition Services.               and his/her parent(s)/guardian(s). Students                Balance owed is pending review by the
Tuition reduction results in a decreased tuition           must be dropped off and picked up on time.                 Scholarship Committee.
rate based upon FARMs status.                              Alternate transportation may be found through
                                                           Howard County Transit at howardtransit.com                 The Scholarship Committee will review the
Scholarships                                                                                                          application and notify parents/guardians
Parents/guardians who would still be unable to             Meals                                                      regarding any gaps in information. See www.
afford tuition after the automatic FARMs status-           Lunches are avialable for purchase everyday in             hcpss.org/summer/ for more details.
based discounts, or who do not qualify for FARMs           the cafeteria.
but are experiencing a documented financial                                                                           Student Withdrawals and Refunds
                                                           English Language Learners (ELL)		                          A student may request a full refund prior to June
hardship, must also apply for scholarship. Financial       Students taking credit bearing classes who
hardships include: unemployment of a parent or                                                                        21, 2015. A withdrawal/refund form (found online
                                                           are classified as English Language Learners                at www.hcpss.org/summer/) must be completed
guardian, pending foreclosure or eviction, and             (ELLs) must attach the appropriate Maryland
medical hardship. Supplemental documentation                                                                          and mailed to Applications and Research Lab, Attn.:
                                                           Accommodations form, completed by their                    Stephanie Discepolo, 10920 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott
can be submitted during any on-site registration.          home school, to their registration form.                   City, MD 21042. See www.hcpss.org/summer/ for
Course Cancellation                                        ESOL		                                                     more details.
Course enrollment will be reviewed on June 19              Registration priority will be given to diploma-bound
for K-9 and Comprehensive High School program                                                                         Contact
                                                           students in the ESOL program who are not
classes. Classes with low enrollment may be                                                                           Stephanie Discepolo 410-313-7493
                                                           eligible for other Howard County English classes.          sdiscepolo@hcpss.org
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General Information for G/T Summer Institutes
Gifted and Talented                                   Returned Checks                                         Tuition Reduction
Summer Institutes for                                 Checks returned by the bank due to insufficient
                                                      funds will be assessed a charge. If payment
                                                                                                              Parents/guardians may apply for tuition
                                                                                                              reduction if they qualify for Free and Reduced
Talent Development                                    is not received in full, the unpaid amount              Meals services (FARMs) through Food and
                                                      will become a debt and will be entered as               Nutrition Service. Parents who are experiencing
The G/T Summer Institutes provides interested
                                                      an outstanding obligation at your child’s               a documented financial hardship may also
students with advanced-level instruction and
                                                      school. All obligations must be satisfied prior         apply. Please contact LaDonna Norjen at
enrichment experiences not regularly available
                                                      to graduation. The HCPSS Finance Office                 410-313-7005 for more information.
during the academic school year. The curriculum
                                                      has contracted with the Envision Payment
is focused on talent development and provides
                                                      Solutions, Inc. for the electronic collection           Before and After Care
academically and artistically rigorous activities.                                                            Before and After care will be available on-site
                                                      of check payments. If the check is returned
Teaching strategies represent best practices in the                                                           at Oakland Mills Middle for an additional fee.
                                                      unpaid, Envision Payment Solutions, Inc. will
fields of gifted and talented and arts education.     assess a $35 fee allowed by Maryland state              Please contact the Columbia Association for
                                                      law and charged as an electronic fund transfer.         program specifics, hours of operation, registration
Location			                                                                                                   procedures, and deadlines at 410-715-3164.
Oakland Mills Middle School
                                                      Class Cancellation
9540 Kilimanjaro Road • Columbia, MD 21045
                                                      Please register early. Class size is limited. Classes   Contact
                                                                                                              LaDonna Norjen 410-313-7005
Directions                                            with insufficient enrollment will be canceled. Class
                                                      enrollment will be reviewed weekly and posted           ladonna_norjen@hcpss.org
Take Rt. 29 south, exit onto Broken Land
Parkway east toward Owen Brown. At first light,       online at www.hcpss.org/gt. Registrants will be         Please visit www.hcpss.org/gt for more information.
Stevens Forest Road, turn left. Turn right at         notified by phone if a class is full or canceled.
Kilimanjaro Road. School is on the left.              Alternate classes will be offered, as available. Any
                                                      refund will be made in the original form of payment.
Dates, Times, and Tuition
Session I June 29-July 10 (no class July 3)           Withdrawals and Refunds
8:30 am-12:30 pm                                      Send a letter requesting cancellation which
$270                                                  must include an explanation for the request, to:
Session II July 13-July 24                            G/T Summer Institutes
8:30 am-12:30 pm                                      Old Cedar Lane
$300                                                  5451 Beaverkill Road
                                                      Columbia, MD 21044
Forms of Payment                                      The refund will be made in the original form
  •		 Check or money order                            of payment. Refund requests received after
			 (make payable to HCPSS)                           May 15, 2015 will be assessed a 20 percent
  •		 Visa                                            administrative fee. Refunds will not be
  •		 Mastercard                                      granted after May 29, 2015.
  •		 No cash payments accepted.
                                                      Transportation
Register Early!			                                    Transportation for students enrolled in the G/T
For students entering Grades 1-8, registration        Summer Institutes will be the responsibility of the
forms are available at www.hcpss.org/gt               students and their parents/guardians. Students
                                                      must be dropped off and picked up on time.
  Registration Procedures
  Complete the following:
  • Registration Form
  • Emergency Procedure/
		 Health Information Form
  • Payment
		Mail to:		G/T Summer Institutes
				 5451 Beaverkill Road
				 Columbia, MD 21044
  Deadline: Postmarked by May 15, 2015
  Payment must be included with
  registration. Registration is pending until
  all registration materials are received.
  Once a registration is processed, a
  confirmation of class enrollment will
  be sent along with additional information,
  including a Teacher Articulation Form.

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K-9 CSS/BSAP Summer Institute Pre K-4 AM (Academic) Session and K-5 ESOL
Comprehensive Summer                                    Let’s Get Ready for Second Grade Let’s Get Ready for Fourth Grade
School (CSS)/Black                                      Completed Grade 1                                     Completed Grade 3
                                                        This course is for students who have successfully     This course is for students who have
Student Achievement                                     completed first grade. Students will be placed        successfully completed third grade. Students
Program (BSAP) Summer                                   in one reading and one math course based on
                                                        report card data and pre-testing. The curriculum
                                                                                                              will be placed in one reading and one math
                                                                                                              course based on report card data and pre-
Institute Grades Pre-K-4                                is aligned with the Maryland College and Career       testing. The curriculum is aligned with the
                                                        Ready Standards. Review courses are intended          Maryland College and Career Ready Standards.
AM Session         O Credit $275                        for students who are still experiencing difficulty    Review courses are intended for students who
AM and PM Sessions                                      with previously taught concepts and are marked        are still experiencing difficulty with previously
                                                        on or below grade level on their report card.         taught concepts and are marked on or below
		                 O Credit $550                        Plus courses are intended for students who            grade level on their report card. Plus courses
                                                        are solidly on or marked above grade level on         are intended for students who are solidly on or
Students can only take PM                               their report cards. Please be sure to indicate        marked above grade level on their report cards.
session if enrolled in AM session.                      instructional level (on, above, or below) on the      Please be sure to indicate instructional level
                                                        registration form.                                    (on, above, or below) on the registration form.
AM Session 8:30 am-11 am                                BLR3.E1; BLM3.E1		             AM Session             BLR5.E1; BLM5.E1		              AM Session
           (Academic Courses)                           Date: June 29-July 24                                 Date: June 29-July 24
                                                        Time: 8:30 am-11 am             Location: Fulton ES   Time: 8:30 am-11 am              Location: Fulton ES
Lunch and Recess 11 am-12 pm
PM Session 12 pm-3 pm                                   Let’s Get Ready for Third Grade
           (Enrichment Courses)                         Completed Grade 2                                     Elementary School
Session I         O Credit                              This course is for students who have successfully     ESOL Program
Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten
                                                        completed second grade. Students will be placed
                                                        in one reading and one math course based on           Grades K-5
                                                        report card data and pre-testing. The curriculum      Students must currently be eligible to receive
Entering Kindergarten                                   is aligned with the Maryland College and Career       ESOL services. Students should register for
This course is for students who will be entering        Ready Standards. Review courses are intended          the grade just completed.
kindergarten this fall. This new and exciting           for students who are still experiencing difficulty
offering will support school readiness by               with previously taught concepts and are               English for Speakers of Other
providing instruction in the seven domains of
learning (Language and Literacy, Mathematical
                                                        marked on or below grade level on their report
                                                        card. Plus courses are intended for students
                                                                                                              Languages (ESOL)
Thinking, Scientific Thinking, Social Studies,          who are solidly on or marked above grade level        Grades Pre K-5       		         0 Credit
Personal and Social Development, Physical               on their report cards. Please be sure to indicate     Students will continue to develop their
Development and Health, and the Arts.) Each             instructional level (on, above, or below) on the      proficiency in English. Activities will focus on
week will be structured around a theme. Each            registration form.                                    developing the four skills of listening, reading,
day will include whole group and small group            BLR4.E1; BLM4.E1		             AM Session             writing, and speaking English.
activities.                                             Date: June 29-July 24                                 2811.K5		             AM Session
                                                        Time: 8:30 am-11 am             Location: Fulton ES   Date: June 29-July 24                     Cost: $75
1101.KP		             AM Session                                                                              Time: 8:30 am-11 am              Location: Fulton ES
Date: June 29-July 24
Time: 8:30 am-11 am              Location: Fulton ES

Let’s Get Ready for First Grade
Completed Kindergarten
This course is for students who will have
successfully completed kindergarten.
Instruction will focus on math, reading, writing,
science and personal and social development.
Students will also engage in art and music
activities. Instruction will be based on the
individual needs of the student and will focus
on preparing them for first grade.
BLR2.E1; BLM2.E1		               AM Session
Date: June 29-July 24
Time: 8:30 am-11 am               Location: Fulton ES

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K-9 CSS/BSAP
  Summer’s     Summer
            Cool! SessionInstitute
                           II      Pre K-4 PM (Enrichment) Session
Comprehensive Summer                                   Get into Code Mode:                                      Kiddie Zumba
                                                       An Introduction to
School (CSS)/Black                                     Computer Science
                                                                                                                Completed Grades Pre K-K
                                                                                                                This enrichment class is designed to teach
Student Achievement                                    Completed Grades 1-4
                                                       This computer science programming course
                                                                                                                kindergrten students the basic zumba moves.
                                                                                                                The course is taught by a certified zumba
Program (BSAP) Summer                                  has been developed to meet the interests of              instuctor who custom designed the program
                                                                                                                that blends dance fitness routines with fun
                                                       students in Grades 1 through 4. Students will
Institute Grades Pre K-4                               be introduced to the fundamental programming             games and high energy music.
                                                       concepts while learning how to create animations,        BLZ1.E4
Students can only take PM                              computer games, and interactive projects using           Date: June 29-July 24          Location: Fulton ES
session if enrolled in AM session.                     various applications like Scratch, Tynker and
                                                       code.org. No previous programming skills are             Lego Zoo
AM Session 8:30 am-11 am                               required and students do not need to purchase            Completed Grades Pre K-K
           (Academic Courses)                          any software or textbooks to get into “code mode.”       Lego Zoo allows students to improve
Lunch and Recess 11 am-12 pm                           BLCS.00		                                                developing language skills, math thinking, and
                                                       Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES   early engineering skills as they express their
PM Session 12 pm-3 pm
           (Enrichment Courses)                                                                                 creativity through Legos. Students will become
                                                       Health/Fitness                                           familiar with Lego pieces and their names while
                                                       This enrichment class is designed to give                reinforcing basic math skills including counting
Creative Writing                                       students experiences in a variety of team sports.        and dimensions. Students will be introduced to
Students will explore the different styles of          Grade 1: BLP1.E3 Grades 2 and 3: BLP1.E2                 basic building strategies with Legos and create
writing, including poetry.                             Grade 4: BLP1.E1                                         a variety of animals and structures. They will
                                                       Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES
BLW1.E1                                                                                                         even perform some engineering tasks to test
Date: June 29-July 24            Location: Fulton ES
                                                       Healthy Foods-Healthy Choices                            the sturdiness of their structures. Construction
                                                                                                                time will include the following of directions,
Dance                                                  This enrichment class brings food and physical
                                                       activity to life! Through fun activities, hands-         build and test, and “Free build.”
Students will be introduced to basic ballet/                                                                    BLLZ.00
modern dance movements. Emphasis                       on food preparation, and creative challenges,
                                                       students will learn about nutrition, health, and         Date: June 29-July 24          Location: Fulton ES
will be placed upon problem solving and
working cooperatively with others in the dance         being physically fit. Students will leave the
process. Lessons may have a thematic focus             course with skills to make healthy choices and
based on content from other subject areas and/         a greater appreciation of how positive choices
or related to the children’s individual interests      can have life-long benefits.
or developmental levels.                               Grade 1: BLH1.E3 Grades 2 and 3: BLH1.E2
                                                       Grade 4 BLH1.E1
BLD1.E1 Grades 1 BLD1.E3 Grades 2 and 3                Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES
BLD1.E2 Grade 4
Date: June 29-July 24           Location: Fulton ES
                                                       It’s Showtime
Drama                                                  Completed Grades 1, 2, 3, or 4
This enrichment class is designed as a general         This course is designed to teach students how
introduction to theater. Students will participate     to bring literature to life in the form of a play.
in creating and performing scenes. Students            The students will learn how to communicate
may compose short scripts as well as explore the       effectively. Skills such as voice projection,
career opportunities available behind the scenes.      expression, and body language will be covered.
                                                       The students will perform a small play at the
Grade 4: BLT1.E2
                                                       end of the summer school session.
Date: June 29-July 24            Location: Fulton ES
                                                       1621.S3
                                                       Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES

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K-9 CSS/BSAP Summer Institute Pre K-4 PM (Enrichment) Session continued
Comprehensive Summer                                     Vocal Music                                              World Languages
                                                         This enrichment class is designed to enhance             This enrichment class is designed to give
School (CSS)/Black                                       the music abilities of the students as well as           children a strong auditory foundation so that
Student Achievement                                      highlight their creative writing abilities. The
                                                         students will be exposed to music, movement,
                                                                                                                  they will feel comfortable hearing and speaking
                                                                                                                  Spanish and French. Children will be engaged
Program (BSAP) Summer                                    and the spoken word.
                                                         Grade 1: BLV1.E1 Grades 2 and 3: BLV1.E3
                                                                                                                  in songs, games, and other lively activities
                                                                                                                  followed by discussion and reinforcement of
Institute Grades Pre K-4                                 Grade 4: BLV1.E2
                                                         Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES
                                                                                                                  skills.
                                                                                                                  Grade 1: BLL1.E2 Grades 2 and 3: BLL1.E1
continued                                                Water, Water, Everywhere
                                                                                                                  Grade 4: BLL1.E3
                                                                                                                  Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES
Martial Arts                                             Completed Grades K, 1, or 2
This enrichment will introduce the students to           In this physical science class, students become          Zumba
                                                         scientists to investigate the principles of force        This enrichment class, led by a certified Zumba
the basics. They will learn that participation
                                                         and change. In this case, young scientists will          instructor, combines Latin and international
in martial arts physical health and fitness, as
                                                         examine water and the characteristics of items           music with a fun and effective workout system.
well as mental, and physical development and
that it can also be used for competition and             that sink and float.                                     Grade 1: BLZ1.E3 Grades 2 and 3: BLZ1.E2
                                                         1613.S3		                                                Grade 4: BLZ1.E1
self-defense.                                            Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES   Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES
Grade 1: BLK1.E3 Grade 2 and 3: BLK1.E2
Grade 4 BLK1.E1
Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES
                                                         Wheels on the Bus Go Round
                                                         and Round
MESA-Mathematics                                         Completed Grades PreK or Kindergarten
Engineering- Science-                                    The youngest students are offered the
Achievement                                              opportunity to do more exploring, investigating,
This enrichment class is based on the Maryland           and learning. Students will engage in arts,
MESA Program (www.jhuapl.edu/mesa/home/                  crafts, games, and music while continuing
default.asp). Students will participate in a             to improve on skills vital to success in
variety of local outdoor exploration activities          kindergarten and first grade.
that will place an emphasis on being an                  1611.S3
                                                         Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES
active learner. Students will have hands-on
opportunities to observe, inquire, question,
formulate, analyze data, report and evaluate
discoveries.
Grade 3: BLE1.E1 Grade 4: BLE1.E3
Date: June 29-July 24            Location: Fulton ES

Science Fun - Zoology
This enrichment class is designed to explore some
simple science with everyday materials. Students
will participate in hands-on activities as they
observe, inquire, question, formulate, and evaluate
discoveries.
Grade 1: BLS1.E2 Grades 2 and 3: BLS1.E1
Grade 4: BLS1.E3
Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES

Visual Art
This enrichment class is designed to expose
the students to various styles of art with
an emphasis on African American artists.
Students will create drawings, collages and
other mediums that communicate what they
understand about a theme or idea.
Grade 1: BLA1.E1 Grades 2 and 3: BLA1.E3
Grade 4: BLA1.E2
Date: June 29-July 24              Location: Fulton ES

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K-9 CSS/BSAP Summer Institute Grades 5-9 AM (Academic) Session
Comprehensive Summer                                    Mathematics                                               AM Enrichment courses
School (CSS)/Black                                      All mathematics classes are
                                                        based on the Maryland College and Career
                                                                                                                  Students will select one class from the
                                                                                                                  choices below. These are 50-minute
Student Achievement                                     Ready Standards. These practices rest on                  classes and will be offered in the morning.
                                                        important processes and proficiencies with
Program (BSAP) Summer                                   longstanding importance                                   Art
Institute Grades 5-9                                    in math education. Students will be exposed to
                                                        process standards of problem solving, reasoning
                                                                                                                  This class is designed to expose the
                                                                                                                  students to various styles of art with an
AM Session         O Credit $275                        and proof, communication, representation and              emphasis on African American art. Students
                                                        connections. Students will also experience
AM and PM Sessions                                      activities that will challenge them with adaptive
                                                                                                                  will create drawings and collages, and use
                                                                                                                  other mediums that communicate what he or
		                 O Credit $550                        reasoning, strategic competence, conceptual               she understands about a theme or an idea.
                                                        understanding, procedural fluency and
Students can only take PM                               productive disposition. Students will be placed
                                                                                                                  BUA1.U1
                                                                                                                  Date: June 29-July 24         Location: Lime Kiln MS
session if enrolled in AM session.                      in college preparatory mathematics classes
AM Session 8:30 am-12:15 pm
                                                        according to their class enrollment and                   African American Studies
                                                        performance during the previous school year.              This class is a comprehensive study of the
           (Academic Courses)                           The options include MSM I, MSM II, Pre-Algebra,           history of the African American experience.
Lunch 12:15 pm-1 pm                                     Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II or SAT prep Math.         Topics include the origin of civilization in
PM Session 1 pm-3 pm                                    All academic classes will be taught by highly             Africa, the evolution of the slave system in the
           (Enrichment Courses)                         qualified teachers with Maryland certification            United States, and the contribution of African
                                                        and teaching experience.                                  Americans.
This four-week integrated enrichment program                                                                      BUW1.U2
                                                        MSM I - BUM1.U1 		              MSM II - BUM1.U2
provides extended learning opportunities for            Pre-Algebra - BUM1.U3 Geometry - BUM1.U5                  Date: June 29-July 24         Location: Lime Kiln MS
Howard County middle and high school students.          Algebra 1 - BUM1.U4 Algebra 2 - BUM1.U6
Students will practice skills that are assessed
                                                        Date: June 29-July 24        Location: Lime Kiln MS       Engineering
                                                                                                                  The engineering class is a hands-on course
on state tests and will also have opportunities
to participate in a wide range of enrichment
                                                        Social Studies                                            designed for students with strong math and
                                                        This year’s program offers Grade 6/7 Social               science interest and/or ability. Through a
activities.                                             Studies, American Government, and African-                variety of activities, participants will develop
                                                        American Studies. Students will be placed
Let’s Get Ready for Fifth Grade                         in Grade 6/7 Social Studies, American
                                                                                                                  pre-engineering skills under the guidance
Completed Grade 4                                                                                                 of professionals in the field. Placement in
                                                        Government, or African American Studies based             this class will be based on the student’s
This course is for students who have                    on academic need as determined by report                  mathematics enrollment.
successfully completed fourth grade. Students           card grades or grade level. Teachers will                 BUG1.U1
will be placed in one reading and one math              stimulate student interest in social studies and          Date: June 29-July 24         Location: Lime Kiln MS
course based on report card data and pre-               will encourage meaningful dialogue to improve
testing. The curriculum is aligned with the             understanding of concepts.                                Lifetime Fitness and Health
Maryland College and Career Ready Standards.            Entering Grade 6: BUH1.U1 Entering Grade 7: BUH1.U2       Students will cover the basic course
Review courses are intended for students who            African American Studies (entering grade 8) - BUW1.U1     requirements for Health and Lifetime Fitness.
are still experiencing difficulty with previously       American Government (entering grade 9) - BUH1.U3          The content will include instruction on health-
taught concepts and are marked on or below              Date: June 29-July 24            Location: Lime Kiln MS
                                                                                                                  enhancing behavior, physical education and life
grade level on their report card. Plus courses                                                                    management skills. This class will introduce or
are intended for students who are solidly on or                                                                   reinforce concepts in the required curriculum
marked above grade level on their report cards.                                                                   for these courses.
Please be sure to indicate instructional level
                                                                                                                  BUF1.U1
(on, above, or below) on the registration form.                                                                   Date: June 29-July 24         Location: Lime Kiln MS
1501.K5		             AM Session
Date: June 29-July 24         Location: Lime Kiln MS

English
All levels of middle school English classes will be
offered. Each student will take an English class
that provides enrichment and preparation for the
course he/she will take next year. The teachers
will engage students in activities that enhance
reading and writing interest and skills.
Grade 6:BUE1.U1       Grade 7:BUE1.U2
Grade 8:BUE1.U3       Grade 9:BUE1.U4
Date: June 29-July 24          Location: Lime Kiln MS

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K-9 CSS/BSAP Summer Institute Grades 5-9 AM-PM (Enrichment) Sessions
Comprehensive Summer                                   PM Enrichment courses                                 Journalism
School (CSS)/Black                                     Students will select one class from the
                                                       choices below. These are 50-minute
                                                                                                             This multimedia class will provide students
                                                                                                             with the opportunity to hone their creative
Student Achievement                                    classes and will be offered in the afternoon.         writing and journalism skills in a stimulating
                                                                                                             environment. Participants will create a
Program (BSAP) Summer                                  During on-site registration, you will select one
                                                       class from the following choices: Basketball,
                                                                                                             newspaper and/or video journal during class
                                                                                                             under the direction of an experienced writer
Institutes Grades 5-9                                  Drama, Engineering, Food and Nutrition, Golf,
                                                       Hip Hop Dance, Journalism, Pathways to
                                                                                                             and teacher.
                                                                                                             BUJ1.U1
AM Enrichment courses continued                        College, Photography or Step. These enrichment
                                                                                                             Date: June 29-July 24        Location: Lime Kiln MS
                                                       classes will be offered in the afternoon.
MESA Mathematics,                                                                                            Photography
Engineering, Science            Basketball                                                                   In this class, students apply the language of art
                                Summer basketball camp will provide
Achievement                     opportunities for students to extend their                                   in producing fine art photography. Experiences
Participants will be exposed to                        physical education interest to the summer             throughout the course will include composing,
components of the pre-college MESA program             months while developing stronger interpersonal        exposing, processing, and basic experiences in
designed to increase the number of Maryland            relationship skills. Participants will improve        digital imaging.
students prepared for the rigor of university          their awareness of basketball fundamentals,           BUPh1.U1
study in mathematics-based fields by enhancing         offensive/defensive strategies and game               Date: June 29-July 24        Location: Lime Kiln MS
science and mathematics education. Students            concepts. The camp will be run by a local
enrolled in this class will participate in science     HCPSS high school basketball coach.                   Step (Girls only)
and pre-engineering related activities that                                                                  Participants will learn fundamental movements
                                                       BUB1.U1
stimulate deeper interest in the study of                                                                    of a step routine while gaining an appreciation
                                                       Date: June 29-July 24        Location: Lime Kiln MS
mathematics and science. This class is sure to                                                               for the rich history of this African American
be both fun-filled and academically enriching          Drama                                                 cultural art form. This class is designed to
for all involved.                                                                                            positively impact the social and physical
                                                       Students enrolled in this enrichment class will
                                                                                                             development of students. The instructor brings
BUS1.U1                                                be involved in the production of an original play.    a wealth of experience and energy to the
Date: June 29-July 24         Location: Lime Kiln MS   The comprehensive curriculum for this theatre         class and is sure to fully engage students with
                                                       workshop includes acting, singing, dancing, and
Spanish                                                stagecraft. This course culminates in a fully-
                                                                                                             masterful moves and performance techniques.
This enrichment class is designed to give                                                                    BUV1.U1
students a strong auditory foundation so that          staged dramatic performance.                          Date: June 29-July 24        Location: Lime Kiln MS
they will feel comfortable hearing and                 BUP1.U1
speaking Spanish. All activities will be followed      Date: June 29-July 24        Location: Lime Kiln MS
by discussion and reinforcement of skills.
BUL1.U1
                                                       Food and Nutrition
Date: June 29-July 24         Location: Lime Kiln MS
                                                       Practical activities in the laboratory provide
                                                       students with in-depth experiences in cooking
Technology                                             techniques and principles of basic food
This class is intended for students who are            preparation. This introductory experience is
interested in learning computer operations             combined with instruction in management,
including keyboarding, word processing,                consumerism, and nutrition.
spreadsheets, desktop presentations, use of            BUN1.U1
Internet, and software integration. Students           Date: June 29-July 24        Location: Lime Kiln MS
will apply these technology skills to authentic
projects.                                              Hip Hop Dance
                                                       In this enrichment class, students are
BUT1.U1
Date: June 29-July 24         Location: Lime Kiln MS
                                                       challenged in hip hop dance sessions that
                                                       enhance their maximum movement range.
Trial of the Century!                                  Individuality of artistic expression is encouraged
                                                       through improvisation and composition, using
Completed Grades 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9                      specific choreographic techniques.
Classrooms are transformed into courtrooms
as students take part in simulated trials. Fairy       BUD1.U1
tales, nursery rhymes, and famous literature           Date: June 29-July 24        Location: Lime Kiln MS
serve as a backdrop as students take on the
roles of attorneys, jury members, defendants,
prosecutors and witnesses.
1627.S3
Date: June 29-July 24         Location: Lime Kiln MS

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MESA (Grades 9-12), World Language and Middle School ESOL
MESA Grades 9-12                                       Middle School                                            Middle School
Mathematics, Engineering,                              Core Courses                                             ESOL Program
Science, Achievement                                   World Language Program                                   English for Speakers of Other
Grades 9-12      		             0 Credit
This program offers a summer school program
                                                       Grade 7      		                  0 Credit                Languages (ESOL)
                                                       Rising 8th graders, who were not enrolled in             Grades 6-7       		              0 Credit
entitled the Biomedical Summer Enrichment
                                                       world language in grade 7, may enroll in French
Program. Its purpose is to cultivate the next                                                                   This course is for students completing Grades
                                                       or Spanish. Successful completion of this course
generation of top quality, culturally competent                                                                 6 or 7 with a 2015 ACCESS or W-APT score
                                                       will prepare students to enroll in the appropriate
academic physicians and scientists. Students                                                                    of 1.0-3.0. Students will continue to develop
                                                       Grade 8 language course for the 2015-16 school
attending the program will learn various aspects                                                                proficiency in English through activities focused
                                                       year. The world language courses will meet from
of the medical profession and medical specialties.                                                              on developing listening, reading, writing, and
                                                       8:30 am to 12:15 am with daily homework tasks
Students will participate in hands-on workshops                                                                 speaking skills. A portion of each day will
                                                       assigned. Classes with low enrollment may be
addressing a range of medical specialties. When                                                                 specifically focus on Language of Mathematics.
                                                       cancelled. In order to avoid cancellation of a
students are not engaged in the classroom, they                                                                 2611.K8             AM Session
                                                       course due to low enrollment, early registration is      Date: June 29-July 24                       Cost: $75
will be taking field trips to colleges and science-
                                                       recommended.                                             Time: 8:30 am - 12:15 pm       Location: Lime Kiln MS
related facilities. At the end of the program,
                                                       2491.K6		              AM Session
students will hold a community fair where they         Date: June 29-July 24
will present research based on medical concerns        Time: 8:30 am - 12:15 pm        Location: Lime Kiln MS
or health disparities relevant to their community.
Past topics have included diabetes, hypertension,
obesity, sudden death syndrome and tuberculosis.
Please encourage your child to enroll in this
dynamic program that will be offered for two
weeks at Lime Kiln MS from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm.
Lunch, transportation and field trip fees have
been included in the tuition.
BUSI.DM		             AM-PM Session
Date: June 29-July 10                     Cost: $300
Time: 8:30 am - 3 pm          Location: Lime Kiln MS
* Mail-in registration only for this class.
See registration information on www.hcpss.
org/summer/

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Comprehensive                                            English 11                                               ESOL II Prep
Summer School                                            Grade 11          		             1 Credit
                                                         Students explore American literature within the
                                                                                                                  Grades 9-12                         0 Credit
                                                                                                                  This class is for students who will be enrolled
High School Courses                                      context of the American Dream and analyze an
                                                         individual character’s struggle in the context of
                                                                                                                  in English Language Development I and ESOL
                                                                                                                  Literature and Composition I for the following
Additional course information can be found               confronting social constructs and the ultimate           school year. Students will build general vocabulary
in the HCPSS Approved High School Course                 attainment of the American ideal.                        and strengthen reading, writing, speaking, and
Catalog. www.hcpss.org/academics/approved                                                                         listening skills through content area lessons. This
                                                         1215.O6		             Original
courses/                                                 Date: June 22-July 31                       Cost: $525   class will have a strong focus on writing.
                                                         Time: 8 am-12:45 pm            Location: Wilde Lake HS   9534.P4		             Prep
English                                                  1215.R4
                                                         Date: June 22-July 17
                                                                               Review
                                                                                                   Cost: $325
                                                                                                                  Date: June 22-July 17
                                                                                                                  Time: 8 am-12:45 pm
                                                                                                                                                                 Cost: $75
                                                                                                                                                   Location: Wilde Lake HS
The objectives of the English Language Arts              Time: 8 am-12:45 pm          Location: Wilde Lake HS
Program are to provide students with a solid
foundation in the skills and processes of literacy
                                                         1215.BO
                                                         Date: June 22-July 31
                                                                               Blended (Original)

                                                         Time: MWTh, 1:30 pm-4 pm
                                                                                                    Cost: $525
                                                                                          Location: Howard HS
                                                                                                                  Fine Arts
and to produce strategic independent readers
                                                         1215.BR		             Blended (Review)
                                                                                                                  Art I: Foundations of Studio Art
and critical thinkers. www.hcpss.org/academics/          Date: June 22-July 17                      Cost: $325    Grade 9-12                          1 Credit
english-language-arts                                    Time: MWTh, 1:30 pm-4 pm         Location: Howard HS     Art I is the prerequisite course for the high school
                                                                                                                  art program and fulfills the one-credit Fine Arts
English 10 Prep                                          English 12                                               graduation requirement.
Grade 9			                       0 Credit                Grade 12          		             1 Credit                6000.O6		             Original
                                                                                                                  Date: June 22-July 31                       Cost: $525
This course prepares students for success in             Students enhance their critical reading, writing,        Time: 8 am-12:45 pm            Location: Wilde Lake HS
English, as well as in other content areas, by           and thinking skills, analyzing complex works of          6000.R4		             Review
developing critical reading and writing skills.          major world authors, texts, and styles.                  Date: June 22-July 17                     Cost: $325
1111.P3		             Prep                               1315.O6		             Original                           Time: 8 am-12:45 pm          Location: Wilde Lake HS
Date: June 22-July 10                       Cost: Free   Date: June 22-July 31                       Cost: $525
                                                         Time: 8 am-12:45 pm            Location: Wilde Lake HS
Time: 8 am-12:45 pm           Location: Wilde Lake HS
                                                         1315.R4
                                                         Date: June 22-July 17
                                                                               Review
                                                                                                   Cost: $325
                                                                                                                  Health and
English 9                                                Time: 8 am-12:45 pm          Location: Wilde Lake HS     Physical Education
Grade 9           		             1 Credit
                                                                                                                  Health
Students read, synthesize, analyze, and respond
to complex literary and informational texts that
                                                         ESOL                                                     Grades 9-12                         .5 Credit
are thematically connected, such as Coming of            Newcomer ESOL Prep                                       This course focuses on the Maryland State
Age and Reflections: Past to Present.                    Grades 9-12                      0 Credit                Curriculum health standards including: alcohol,
                                                                                                                  tobacco, and other drugs; nutrition and fitness;
1015.O6		             Original                           This class is for students who have been                 social and emotional health; disease prevention
Date: June 22-July 31                       Cost: $525   recommended for Newcomer level ESOL courses
Time: 8 am-12:45 pm            Location: Wilde Lake HS                                                            and control; safety, first aid, and injury
                                                         for the following school year. Students will build       prevention; family life and human sexuality; and
1015.R4		             Review                             general vocabulary and strengthen reading,               personal and consumer health. If taking both
Date: June 22-July 17                     Cost: $325
                                                         writing, speaking, and listening skills through          Health and Lifetime Fitness, total cost for
Time: 8 am-12:45 pm          Location: Wilde Lake HS
                                                         content area lessons. A portion of each day will         courses is $525.
1015.BO		             Blended (Original)                 specifically focus on language of mathematics
Date: June 22-July 31                      Cost: $525                                                             7001.O6		             Original
Time: MWTh, 1:30 pm-4 pm         Location: Howard HS     and prerequisite skills for Algebra I.                   Date: June 22-July 10                        Cost: $325
                                                                                                                  Time: 7:30 am-12:15 pm             Location: Howard HS
1015.BR		             Blended (Review)                   9533.P4		             Prep
                                                         Date: June 22-July 17                       Cost: $75    7001.BO		             Blended (Original)
Date: June 22-July 17                      Cost: $325                                                             Date: July 13-July 31                      Cost: $325
                                                         Time: 8 am-12:45 pm           Location: Wilde Lake HS
Time: MWTh, 1:30 pm-4 pm         Location: Howard HS                                                              Time: MWTh, 1:30 pm-4 pm         Location: Howard HS
                                                         ESOL I Prep
English 10                                               Grades 9-12                      0 Credit                Lifetime Fitness
Grade 10          		             1 Credit                This class is for students who will be enrolled          Grade 9 		                          .5 Credit
Students read, interpret, and analyze diverse,           in English Language Development I and ESOL               This course is designed to help students develop
thematically connected texts to construct oral           Literature and Composition I for the following           physical literacy through the application of
and written analytical responses.                        school year. Students will build general vocabulary      health-related fitness concepts to lifelong
1115.O6		             Original                           and strengthen reading, writing, speaking, and           physical education activities. If taking both Health
Date: June 22-July 31                       Cost: $525   listening skills through content area lessons.
Time: 8 am-12:45 pm            Location: Wilde Lake HS                                                            and Lifetime Fitness, total cost is $525.
                                                         A portion of each day will specifically focus on         7000.O6		             Original
1115.R4		            Review                              language of mathematics and prerequisite skills          Date: July 13-July 31                        Cost: $325
Date: July 6-July 31                     Cost: $325                                                               Time: 7:30 am-12:15 pm             Location: Howard HS
Time: 8 am-12:45 pm         Location: Wilde Lake HS
                                                         for Algebra I.
                                                         9532.P4		             Prep                               7000.BO		             Blended (Original)
                                                         Date: June 22-July 17                       Cost: $75    Date: June 22-July 10                      Cost: $325
                                                         Time: 8 am-12:45 pm           Location: Wilde Lake HS    Time: MWTh, 1:30 pm-4 pm         Location: Howard HS
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