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SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM INFORMATION Dates: Monday, June 19 to Friday, July 21, 2017. There will be no classes on Monday, July 3, Tuesday, July 4, and Wednesday, July 5.

Fees: There are no fees for high school credit courses. High School Attendance Policy:

www.elmbrookschools.org/summerschool. Registration opens on March 1, at 5:30 pm. Classes are filled on a first-come, firstserved basis and will close when the course is full.

Due to the shortened time frame for summer courses: • A student who is absent (excused or unexcused) more than two periods in a 24-day course will be dropped from the course on the third absence. • Students arriving late to the start of class or returning late from a break will be dropped from that class on the 8th tardy in a 24-day course. • Students arriving 15 minutes late or more at the start of class, or who are 15 minutes late or more returning from a break will be considered absent for the entire period, and the absence policy above will apply. • All School District of Elmbrook policies and behavioral expectations are enforced during summer school.

Confirmation:

Transportation:

Confirmation of enrollment will be mailed out three weeks after receipt of registration.

Bus transportation is available for Chapter 220 students only. $50 fee.

Times: Class Periods: Period 1: 7:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Period 2: 10:25 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.

Location:

All classes are held at Brookfield Central High School, 16900 W. Gebhardt Rd., WI 53005

Registration: All registration will be completed online at

Students must register at their current grade level. Current grade level is student’s grade as of March 2017.

QUESTIONS?? Contact Monica Bianco, Summer School Coordinator at biancom@elmbrookschools.org or 262-781-3030 x1184.

Students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) If you feel your child with a disability may need access to the accommodation provided to them during the school year in their IEP to participate in a summer school course, please contact you your child’s case manager.

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Independence Through Community-Based Life Skills Activities

• Grades 9-12 • Fee $150 • 8:00 am - 11:55 am Students will participate in a variety of vocational, independent living, social and leisure activities in community settings, focusing on exposing students to environments and opportunities beyond the school setting. Examples of activities include cooking, shopping, laundry, volunteering, exercising and recreational activities, planned with students and student interest in mind.

Project STRIVE • Grade 12+ Dates and times will not necessarily align with the exact days and times of the traditional summer school hours and dates. Students who have already been accepted and will be participating in Project STRIVE in the 2016-2017 school year are offered an opportunity through this course to receive instruction related to independent living, social and recreation in a community-based summer school class. We will be utilizing the STRIVE apartment as our classroom, in addition to the Brookfield and surrounding communities. Instruction will be provided in cooking, shopping, budgeting, time management, cleaning and social skills. Students may spend some time volunteering in the community and participating in classes or working out at our local YMCA.


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS English 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am; Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Grades 9-12 • 0.5 English Credit • Grade replacement for D or F Only This course is designed for students who have not successfully completed English 9. Students must successfully complete work that addresses specific Wisconsin Model Academic Standards (WMAS). One-half credit will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of units related to the target standards. The English Language Arts Standards met by the proposed class would be the following: a) Reading/Literature b) Writing c) Oral Language d) Media & Technology.

English 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am; Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Grades 10-12 • 0.5 English Credit • Grade replacement for D or F Only This course is for students who have not successfully completed English 10. Students will have the opportunity to read a variety of fiction and nonfiction texts and will be encouraged to connect their reading to themselves, other content disciplines areas, other fiction and nonfiction texts, and ultimately to their larger global community. In addition, students will learn a variety of different essay modes including argumentative, persuasive, and analytical, reader response, narrative, expository, and research writing.

English 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am • Grades 10-12 • 0.5 English Credit • Grade replacement for D or F Only This course is for students who have not successfully completed English 11. Students will read, respond to, and reflect upon rigorous literature and nonfiction texts as they explore various facets of American society, including the concept of the American Dream, and issues surrounding our understanding of freedom and democracy. Students will also read literature framing both past and present thinking regarding our technological future. Students will engage in various types of composition including literary analysis, expository writings, and a research project.

The Novel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Grades 10-12 • 0.5 Literature or English Elective Credit • Grade replacement for D or F Only This course is designed for each student who needs to take a literature course for make-up or needs to meet graduation requirements. This course can also be taken as a ½ credit elective. The grade replacement policy applies to any literature course. The course begins with an introductory unit on how to read and interpret literature. The materials will be drawn from short stories and novels. Evaluations are based on the content, vocabulary, and interpretation of the reading.

Algebra I – Term 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am • Grades 9-12 • 0.5 Math Credit • Grade replacement for D or F Only This course is designed to assist students still struggling with basic Algebra concepts, such as integers, fractions, solving multi-step equations, slope, graphing linear functions, and solving system of equations through graphing. The grade received in this course will be used to replace the term 1 of Algebra I or either term of Algebra A.


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS Cont. Algebra I – Term 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Grades 9-12 • 0.5 Math Credit • Grade replacement for D or F Only This course is designed to assist students still struggling with basic Algebra concepts, such as integers, fractions, solving multi-step equations, slope, graphing linear functions, and solving system of equations through graphing. The grade received in this course will be used to replace the term 1 of Algebra I or either term of Algebra B.

Algebra II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am; Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Grades 9-12 • 0.5 Math Credit • Grade replacement for C or D or F Only Algebra II is an extension of Algebra I. Algebra II topics are lines, logarithms, quadratic equations, conic sections, systems, statistics, matrices, probability and series sand sequences. This skill-building course is meant for the student who has a few, but not many, learning gaps in Algebra II. Prerequisite(s): Algebra II with a grade of C, D or F.

Geometry – Term 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am • Grades 9-12 • 0.5 Math Credit • Grade replacement for D or F Only This course is designed for students who have not successfully completed the first semester of Geometry. The course will begin with a review of basic algebra. The main concepts developed in this course are logic, congruence, parallel and perpendicular lines, polygons, similarities, and transformations and properties of triangles. The grade in this course may be used to replace the grade of first term Geometry. Geometry – Term 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Grades 9-12 • 0.5 Math Credit • Grade replacement for D or F Only This course is designed for students that have not successfully completed the second semester of Geometry. The main concepts developed in this course are polygons, proofs, circles, three-dimensional geometry, and right-triangle trigonometry. The grade in this course may be used to replace the grade of second term Geometry. Economics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am; Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Entering Grade 12 Only • 0.5 Social Studies Credit This course is a balance between “principle” and “practice.” Representative topics include taxation, business organization, the stock market, insurance, the law of supply and demand, career exploration, collective bargaining, unemployment, comparative economic systems, and consumer legislation.


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS Cont. Transitioning to High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Grade 8 • 0.5 Elective Credit This course is going to be an interactive learning experience that will provide you with the tools to have a smooth and successful transition to high school by reviewing a variety of strategies, resources, and plans with the goal of making your move to high school seamless and successful. This course will focus on the following skills: • Individual Learning Plans for High School per student • Academic Development (Post-secondary education (WISCAREERS); Four year plans • Culture and Environment (layout of schools, who are your resources, how you can get involved) • Social and emotional support for the transition • Learning strategies (RAP, Cornell notes, Literacy TA strategies in reading, writing, speaking and listening)

Principles of American Democracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am; Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Entering Grade 12 Only • 0.5 Social Studies Credit PAD provides students with a working knowledge of the structure and function of the Federal, State and Local Governments. Students will investigate the basic principles of our government, the rights, freedoms, and responsibilities of the U.S. citizens, the adaptability of our democratic system to our changing world and society, the role of public opinion and special interests in policy-making, the nature of political parties and basic election procedures. World History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am • Grades 9-12 • 0.5 History Credit • Grade replacement for D or F Only World History provides students with a working knowledge of world history beginning with the European Renaissance and Reformation and coming forward to the late 20th Century. Students will examine and understand the importance of historical, political, economic, and social changes during this period. A strong geography component is integral to the student of countries and issues. This course may be used to replace either semester of World History.

P.E. 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am • Grades 8 & 9 to meet the graduation requirement • Grades 10-12 D or F credit replacement for Phy. Ed. 9 • 0.5 P.E. Credit Grade replacement for D or F in Physical Education 9, for non-participant in Physical Education 9 during freshmen year due to medical excuse or to meet the Physical Education 9 Graduation Requirement. Students may take P.E. 9 one time only to meet the graduation requirement. Students who take the P.E. 9 during the summer may not take a physical education class during the next school year to count toward the 1.5 credits of physical education required for graduation. The required program is designed to address four district educational goals. They are 1) To develop and maintain a high level of physical fitness. 2) To develop a variety of psychomotor skills. 3) To develop a knowledge and understanding of physical education and 4) To develop positive attitudes and behaviors. These goals are pursued through a variety of games and skill-building opportunities. Opportunities intended to improve student’s cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility and agility. As students progress through the required program, they have the opportunity to assess their individual growth and strive toward improvement. This course includes a swimming unit and a fitness assessment.


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS Cont. Lifetime Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am • Entering Grades 10, 11 or 12 • 0.5 PE Credit What activities are fun for all ages and combine physical skill with a relaxing social component? Lifetime activities have it all! Table Tennis is a traditional hand-eye coordination favorite, badminton is a great lifetime activity both indoors and out, and curling gathers people of all ages. Golf, tennis and disc golf send us outdoors for more lifetime experience.

Personal Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Online and two face-to-face meetings • Grades 9-12 • 0.5 Elective Credit (Meets Personal Finance graduation requirement beginning with the Class of 2019) Do you plan to live on your own? Will you apply for a credit card or a car loan? Will you use a savings and checking account? Financial literacy among teens has been recognized as a necessity. Become financially literate by creating a budget,studying long and short term savings options, using credit wisely, exploring housing options, making wise automobile choices, buying insurance, and filing your personal income taxes. This is recommended as a MUST take course. This course will be online and have two required face to face meetings, June 23, and July 11, from 10:25 am to 12:55 pm.

ENRICHMENT COURSE OFFERINGS The high school attendance policy does not apply to the following courses. Summer Strength, Speed & Conditioning – The Lancer/Spartan Way • Grades: BCHS grades 9-12; BEHS grades 10-12 (based on the grade you will be entering in the Fall) This course offering is a strength, speed, and conditioning course geared toward the highly motivated student who wants to improve their strength, power, speed, endurance, agility, and flexibility through a five week summer training program. The goal of this class is to improve student’s athleticism off the field so they can reach their potential on the field. All students will participate in specially designed weight work outs, agility and conditioning programs that best fit their desire to improve. Students will get the tools needed to be successful Lancer/Spartan student athletes through the daily hard work, sweat, and effort in the fitness activities offered to them in the course, as well as developing the platform to live a healthy lifestyle. EACH SCHOOL HAS DIFFERENT HOURS & DATES AND DOES NOT FOLLOW THE TYPICAL SUMMER SCHOOL SCHEDULE/TIMES Brookfield Central (The Lancer Way) Grades 9-12 Males 7:00-9:00 am and Females 8:30-10:00 am Dates: June 13-16; 20-23; 27- 30 July 11-14; 18-21; 25-26 Brookfield East (The Spartan Way) Grades 10-12 8:00-10:00 am or 10:00-12:00 (choose one session to attend) Dates: June 13-16; 20-23; 27- 30 July 11-14; 18-21; 25-26


ENRICHMENT COURSE OFFERINGS Cont. The high school attendance policy does not apply to the following courses. ACT Prep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am; Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm • Grades 10, 11 or 12 Students preparing to take the ACT for the first time their junior year or retaking the exam their senior year early fall will be provided with subject-specific test-taking strategies for Science, Math, English and Reading. In additions, students will collaborate in small groups, working through practice problems and questions that are similar to the actual ACT. This is a great opportunity for students to have questions on test formats, content, and preparation strategies answered.

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AP Boot Camp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period 1: 7:45-10:15 am; Period 2: 10:25 am-12:55 pm

• Grades 9-12 What’s the secret to success in Advanced Placement courses? You’ve been studying for years; you’ve been reading and writing since elementary school; you utilize your test-taking skills. But, AP courses are at a college level. Some of the knowledge and skills you will need for an AP course will be more complex and at a higher level of difficulty. This class will help you navigate your Advanced Placement classes. It is designed for students about to take their first AP class or students who would like to improve upon skills needed to be successful in future AP classes.

Teacher Assistance • Grades 9-12 • 0.5 Mentorship Credit or non credit if student misses more than 2 class periods Gain work experience and course credit by assisting in a class or by supporting an individual student in a summer school course. Teacher’s assistants will be matched up with a class or student based on interest and abilities. Teacher assistants may work in the KG-8 grade courses, dependent on where assistants are needed. Teacher recommendation letter and interview with coordinator are needed to be considered for the course. This course runs from June 19 to July 21. Contact Megan Rindal, rindalm@elmbrookschools.org, for more information and for the teacher recommendation letter form. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2017.

Work Experience • Grades 11-12 • Mentorship Credit Gain work experience over the summer! This course is designed for high school students with special needs to gain on-the-job skills in a community setting over the summer. Students need to be 16 years or older, with the ability to obtain a worker’s permit if necessary. Students are responsible for transportation to and from worksites. Teacher recommendation is also required. Contact Megan Rindal, rindalm@elmbrookschools.org, for more information and for the teacher recommendation letter form. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2017.

Elmbrook Schools 2017 Summer School Brochure - High School  

Course selection guide for Summer School in the School District of Elmbrook for grades 9-12.

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