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2021 Summer Session Course Description Catalog

“And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man.” - Luke 2:52


Dear SCA Students and Parents; We are thankful you have chosen Summit Christian Academy to educate your student with a Christ-centered perspective and a firm biblical foundation. Our curriculum and courses have been designed with our mission statement in mind, “To inspire students to achieve their God-given potential through excellent academics and Christian training in a compassionate environment.” We believe the courses offered in the summer will help prepare your student for the distinct call that God has placed upon his/her life. Please take the time to review this course description catalog so you understand the graduation requirements, prerequisites for courses, policies, and the various classes and enrichment opportunities offered. Courses and enrichment opportunities should be selected with the student’s advisor. These courses will be part of the overall educational plan, which will fulfill graduation requirements, explore areas of interest, and prepare students for career goals and college entrance requirements. The major responsibility for developing a good five-year plan belongs to the students and parents, but our staff is here to guide you through this important process. If you need assistance, please set up an appointment by calling our office at (816) 525-1480. As you begin your summer course selection, please keep the following in mind: 1. Attendance and work completion is critical. Do not enroll if other summer responsibilities will be taking priority. 2. All coursework is comparative to semester coursework Students earning a .5 credit will be required to do 60 hours of work, and students earning 1 credit will have 120 hours of work. 3. Summer enrichment may be able to translate to credit. See your advisor for details. 4. Teachers determine whether to meet on campus or do the course virtually. All courses will meet one time on campus. Physical meetings and virtual meetings are mandatory. Only 1 session may be missed and the student still receive credit. There are no make up sessions. 5. All courses must have a minimum of 5 and will have a maximum of 20 students. Courses failing to meet minimum requirements for enrollment will not run. May we all continue to look to God, the giver of wisdom, as we guide the students entrusted to us.

Blessings,

Dr. Kimberlee Gill Academic Dean

Joe Hesman Secondary Principal

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28) 2


Course Description Guide Making Course Selections Students are encouraged to choose classes after creating an academic plan in conjunction with their parents and the school academic advisors. The overarching framework for the academic plan is SCA’s graduation requirements (see page 7). Choosing an academic plan will also entail discussion on career goals, college plans, and student personal interests. Scheduling conflicts may prevent a student from taking a course of choice. Courses may be canceled if enrollment or staffing changes do not permit the offering. Depending on class enrollment, other courses may be combined or regrouped. Administration reserves the right to adjust a student’s schedule. Student schedules are not guaranteed to keep the same teacher or period from semester one to semester two.

Course Fees Summer Tuition is due no later than May 28th. Parents may pay through their FACTS account with 50% billed on May 21. All fees are due by May 28 and are nonrefundable after this date. Dual credit courses require an additional fee, which is paid directly to the college. Pastoral/employee discounts apply to tuition paid to SCA Pricing is as follows. General Fees .5 Credit Courses $ 500 1 Credit Courses $ 1,000 Enrichment Class $ 150 Additional Fees Biology Lab Kit Dual Credit Curriculum Math Curriculum Fee Dual Credit College Fee

$ 175 $ 50 $ 47 Amount varies based on college and is paid directly to SLU or SBU

Course Changes Summer session courses are non-refundable after the day of the first session. Due to constricted time frames, no changes will be allowed during summer session.

Application of Outside Credits (while enrolled at SCA) No outside course (either through online, summer school, homeschool, or some other method) that is already offered at SCA may be taken for satisfaction of SCA’s requirements without extenuating circumstances and administrative approval. The acceptability of outside courses for SCA credit will be evaluated for accreditation and on its course syllabus, objectives, and expectations. When an outside course is completed, an official record (transcript) must be provided to the College and Career Advisor before it is applied to the appropriate graduation requirement and the student’s official SCA transcript. As a matter of integrity, it is our philosophy that an SCA diploma must reflect an SCA-provided education. It will be rare that an outside course can replace an offered course.

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Junior High Requirements The information below lists the number of classes in each subject area that are required for junior high from Summit Christian Academy. SUBJECT

Credits Required

Bible

2

English

2

Math

2

Science

2

Social Studies

2

Digital Citizenship

0.5

Physical Education

2

4


SENIOR HIGH REQUIREMENTS

Subject

Credits Required

Bible

4

English

4

Math/(If Summa or Magna Cum Laude) *Algebra I may only count toward 4 credits required in magna/summa honors in administratively approved circumstances.

3/(4)

Science/(If Summa or Magna Cum Laude)

3/(4)

Social Studies

3

Fine Arts

1

Physical Education

1

Electives (this includes a recommended 2 credits of world

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language for college prep)

Speech or Debate

0.5

Personal Finance

0.5

Total Credits

29/(30)

The information below lists the number of credits in each subject area that are required for graduation from Summit Christian Academy. The curriculum framework is structured to provide a strong background in the core disciplines, with specific elective requirements to best prepare students for all aspects of life following high school. Students and parents are reminded to check each prospective college for specific admission requirements as their requirements may necessitate additional classes. Students must have taken digital citizenship in junior high (or transfer a like course). If digital citizenship has not been taken, students will be required to take technology applications. 5


— COURSE DESCRIPTIONS — Junior High (7th- 8th Grade) ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES Junior High Math Enrichment Students going into 7th-9th grades Dates: June 1-4 Time: TBD Location: On campus

Students will be fully on physical campus to engage in coursework designed to strengthen fluency (speed) in math computation skills. Especially reviewed will be multiplication, fractions, decimals, and long division. The course teacher will use online sites, drilling, games, and in-class collaboration to raise individual math skills. The SATIO math procedures test will be used for pre and post testing. Faith, Substance, Evidence University (FSE U) Dates: Thursdays only, May 25-July 20 Time: 11:30-1:30 Teacher: Mr. Ed Croteau Location: Physical Campus, lunch included Student Scholarship: $250.00 if all coursework is completed

This summer enrichment class is limited to 8th-12th grade students and is based on Hebrews 11:1: "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." During the course, students will have in-depth, socratic questioning concerning their faith apologetic. There will be energetic discussion and reading requirements. Students attending will be provided a light lunch and the opportunity to earn $250.00 when all work is completed and all courses are attended. This enrichment will begin in the summer, but to complete the full program, students may opt to participate for 12 months. They can earn a $1,000 scholarship if they choose to do so. Students must attend 80% of 4 courses, earning $250 p/section with a score of 80% on the objective test. Each section will be 8 weeks. This class may earn a .5 credit should appropriate requirements be met. See your advisor for details. This course is limited to 10 students.

MATH Math Strategies 7 7th Grade, Semester or Full Year Dates: May 25-July 23 Time:Physical Meet: Tuesdays 9:00-11:15 Teacher: Mr. Shannon Miller

After academic testing, students may be placed in Math Strategies 7. This small group setting will enable students to study a math curriculum designed specifically for their current academic level. Math strategies 7 replaces the math course assigned for the year. Curriculum: McGraw Hill, ALEKS Online Program McDougal-Littell, Passport to Mathematics Book 2 6


Math Strategies 8 8th Grade, Semester or Full Year Additional Fee Required Dates: May 25-July 23 Time:Physical Meet: Tuesdays 9:00-11:15 Teacher: Mr. Shannon Miller

After academic testing, students may be placed in Math Strategies 8. This small group setting will enable students to study a math curriculum designed specifically for their current academic level. Math strategies 8 replaces the math course assigned for the year. Curriculum: McGraw Hill, ALEKS Online Program McDougal-Littell, Passport to Mathematics Book 2

Algebra I Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra

8th Grade, Full Year Dates: May 25-July 8 Time: Physical meeting, Tuesdays 9:00-10:00 AM Teacher: Mrs. Diane Ferguson

Students in eighth grade are placed in this class according to their performance on an entrance exam or previous successful experience with mathematics. Students must successfully complete Pre-Algebra before taking Algebra I. In this class, emphasis is placed on solving and graphing linear equations and inequalities. Students also study exponent properties, quadratic equations, factoring, and radicals. Curriculum: Holt McDougal Larson, Algebra I

PHYSICAL EDUCATION Junior High Virtual Physical Education Required, 7th/ 8th Grade, Full Year All students in junior high are required to take Physical Education to develop skill and coordination through vigorous activities. Students learn to practice fair play and sportsmanship, whether winning or losing in a competitive environment. Courses are divided by gender.

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— HIGH SCHOOL COURSES — Senior High (9th- 12th Grade)

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Summit Christian Academy Dual Credit Course Enrollment Requirements *Dual Credit Classes are offered at an additional cost and are billed by the college. SBU charges - $75 per credit hour SLU charges - $65 per credit hour *As of January 2017 – Prices subject to change based on college determination.

SCA Philosophy of Admission into Dual Credit Classes The ability to take a class for dual credit at the high school level is to be considered an earned privilege for those students whose attitude toward study reflects a collegiate level of maturity. Prior to enrollment in the initial dual credit class, students and parents will be required to attend a short meeting in order to review college and classroom expectations. Dual credit requirements are established by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education. Course Requirements for all students In order to preserve the integrity of the collegiate environment within these classes, the following restrictions will apply: ● Students should have achieved an overall SCA cumulative percentage 80% or higher ● Students must meet ACT/SAT guidelines as named by the college. o SBU Guidelines ▪ English students must have an 18 on English portion of ACT ▪ Math Students must have an 18 on Math portion of ACT ● Students will achieve a 70% or higher on the initial class exam ● Students new to SCA will take a writing exam Dual Credit Course Requirements for Freshmen and Sophomores Freshmen and sophomores may be considered to enter dual credit courses; however, guidelines for entry are much more stringent. Students must first qualify. Dual Credit Classes are available through the SBU (Southwest Baptist University and St. Louis University). They are offered at an additional cost and are billed by the college.

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Summit Christian Academy Summer Dual Credit Course Offerings Southwest Baptist University Course # ● ENG 1113 ● POL 1113

Course Name Coll English I College American Government

College Credit 3 3

Saint Louis University ● MATH1200 ● PSY 1010

Coll Algebra Coll General Psychology

Total Number of Summer Credits Offered

3 3

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Dual Credit Course Fees A $50 Curriculum fee per course is charged for students enrolled in all dual credit/honors courses. SBU – A per credit hour fee is assessed upon enrollment. Check must be enclosed with registration form. Balance must be paid in full by the end of the semester. Questions concerning billing should be directed to the college finance office at (417) 328-1523. The college will send a bill in the mail for any remaining balance. Courses are $75.00 p/credit hour with a deposit due at registration. SLU - Students taking courses from St. Louis University will submit payment online via the college’s website. Courses are $65.00 p/credit hour. The college course fee schedule will be discussed the first day of classes. Note: No additional fees other than $50 curriculum upcharge will be charged for dual credit courses not taken for college credit. Should a student desire to have the course weighted without being dual-credit, permission should be secured from the course instructor.

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ENRICHMENT COURSES PLEASE NOTE: Enrichment courses are not SCA-credit courses. Rather, they are opportunities to supplement learning with high-quality instruction. In some instances, when high school students meet certain requirements, these courses may be added to 9th-12th grade transcripts as transferred credit. See your instructor for details. FSE (Faith, Substance, Evidence) University Students going into 8th-12th grades Dates: Thursdays only, May 25-July 20 Time: 11:30-1:30 Teacher: Mr. Ed Croteau Location: Physical Campus, lunch included Student Scholarship: $250.00 if all coursework is completed

This summer enrichment class is limited to 8th-12th grade students and is based on Hebrews 11:1: "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." During the course, students will have in-depth, socratic questioning concerning their faith apologetic. There will be energetic discussion and reading requirements. Students attending will be provided a light lunch and the opportunity to earn $250.00 when all work is completed and all courses are attended. This enrichment will begin in the summer, but to complete the full program, students may opt to participate for 12 months. They can earn a $1,000 scholarship if they choose to do so. Students must attend 80% of 4 courses, earning $250 p/section with a score of 80% on the objective test. Each section will be 8 weeks. This class may earn a .5 credit should appropriate requirements be met. See your advisor for details. This course is limited to 10 students.

College and Career Gateways Bootcamp Students going into 11th-12th grades Dates: July 19-22 Time: 8:30-11:30 AM Location: Physical Campus, lunch included Teacher: Mr. Pfannenstiel

This enrichment will give students the opportunity to research colleges, review dual credit transferability, learn to navigate Naviance, explore scholarship websites, and alleviate some college anxiety. Students will fill out their senior insight sheet, finalize mock or real applications, begin a service hours log, and write application/Scholarship essays. Students will do an admissions/scholarship interview with an outside professional. Hours served may count toward Career Gateways course credit.

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Discovery Program Prerequisite: Administration of Individualized cognitive and academic standardized tests, Woodcock-Johnson III – Tests of Achievement, Bender Gestalt, and miscellaneous informal tests (separate fees assessed for testing).

Elective, 9th-12th Grade, Full Year Dates: Arranged between teacher and Parent Time: 8:30-12:30 Location: Physical Campus Learning Commons

The student enrolled in the Discovery Program (a research-based model put forth by the National Institute of Learning Development or NILD) meets one-on-one with a certified educational therapist, for a total of 180 minutes each week. Each session is specifically targeted to remediate perceptual weaknesses in the visual, auditory, and/or cognitive processing domains. Enrollment in the Discovery Educational Therapy Program is recommended only after a student has been thoroughly evaluated via a battery of psycho-educational, standardized, and informal tests, in which a pattern of perceptual deficits is revealed. There is required work outside of the therapy session four days each week. The goal of the Discovery Program is for each student to become an independent learner, who no longer requires accommodations or modifications in order to function in an academic setting. Every Discovery student is re-evaluated annually to determine if reenrollment is recommended for the upcoming school year. Typically, students remain in the program 3-5 years. There is an additional fee required for the Discovery Program. Textbook: Interactive Educational Systems, Inc., The Blue Book Method NILD Support Manipulatives

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COMMUNICATION ARTS English I: Grammar and World Literature Required, 9th Grade, Full Year, 1 credit Dates: May 25-June 24 Time: Physical 2 x a week/Times dependent on student composition Teacher: Dr. Greg Turner

This course focuses on language mechanics, literature, vocabulary enrichment, and composition. Students use their foundation in language mechanics to present their ideas clearly and concisely through formal essay composition. Analysis of literature and poetry requires students to think critically through the elements of fiction and poetry and to support their ideas with elements from the text while upholding a biblical worldview. Students refine and enhance their spelling and vocabulary through selected supplemental material, literature, and classroom discussions. Curriculum: A Beka; Vocabulary, Spelling, Poetry IV Holt, Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Gr. 9 Holt, Elements of Language, Third Course Prentice Hall, Timeless Voices; Timeless Themes B. Trimmer, Guide to MLA

Novels: Homer, The Odyssey Edith Hamilton, Mythology

English II: Grammar and American Literature Prerequisite: English I

Required, 10th Grade, Full Year, 1 credit Dates: May 25-June 24 Time: Virtual: Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 and Testing Days Teacher: Mr. Westbrook

This course emphasizes grammar, literary analysis, and vocabulary enrichment. Students read and write about works of American literature from exploration through the Civil Rights movement. Grammar and editing skills are reinforced in essays and a research paper. Students practice correct spelling and usage of interdisciplinary words. Curriculum: SCA: Interdisciplinary Vocabulary for Sophomores Prentice Hall; Timeless Voices; Timeless Themes, The American Experience Holt, Elements of Language, Fourth Course Holt, Grammar, Usage, Mechanics, Fourth Course Trimmer: Guide to MLA

Novels: The Scarlet Letter

English IV: Grammar and Contemporary Literature Prerequisite: English III

Required or Enrollment in English 1113 & 2213, 12th Grade, Full Year, 1 credit Dates: May 25-June 24 Time: Virtual: Tuesdays 11:00-12:00 and Testing Days Teacher: Mr. Westbrook Location:

This course focuses on improving skills in grammar, punctuation, and rhetoric as well as developing the skills needed to analyze the written word. This will be accomplished through reading, discussing, and analyzing a variety of texts. Texts will include different genres such as poetry, prose, short stories and articles.

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Curriculum: A Beka, Handbook of Grammar and Composition Holt; Elements of Language, Sixth Course Holt; Grammar, Usage, Mechanics, Sixth Course Houghton Mifflin, Write for College: A Student Handbook Vocabulary from Latin & Greek Roots 6th course Instructor generated exercises and writing prompts NOVELS OF INSTRUCTOR CHOICE

MATHEMATICS Algebra I Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra

Required, 8th/9th Grade, Full Year, 1 credit Dates: May 25-July 8 Time: Physical meeting, Tuesdays 9:00-10:00 AM Teacher: Mrs. Diane Ferguson

Algebra I covers a variety of topics including expressions, equations, functions, solving and graphing linear equations and functions, solving and graphing linear inequalities, systems of equations and inequalities, exponents and exponential functions, polynomials and factoring, quadratic equations and functions, data analysis, and probability. Note taking skills will be stressed. The purpose of this class is to prepare the student for Algebra 2. Curriculum: Holt McDougal Larson, Algebra I 2012

Algebra II Prerequisite: Algebra I

Full Year, 1 credit Dates: May 25-July 8 Time: Physical meeting, Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 AM Teacher: Mrs. Diane Ferguson

Algebra II is offered to students who have successfully completed Algebra I. Topics studied include interpreting & manipulating algebraic functions (linear, absolute value, quadratic, higher-degree polynomials, exponential, radical, logarithmic, and rational). Students will be able to solve and simplify algebraic expressions using a variety of representations by hand and with the use of graphing calculator technology. Curriculum: Holt McDougal Larson, Algebra II 2012

College Algebra (SLU MATH 1200, Dual Credit Class) Prerequisite: Algebra II & Geometry with a grade of 80% or higher and a cumulative high school percentage of 80% or higher. Students must have an 18 in the math portion of the ACT and a 21 composite.

10th/11th/12th Grade, Full Year, 1 high school credit, 3 college credits Dates: May 25-July 23 Time: Virtual meeting: Wednesdays 1:00-2:00 & Testing Days Teacher: Mrs. Yan Stringfellow

Brief review of algebraic essentials, graphs, functions and their graphs, linear and quadratic functions, polynomial and rational functions. Curriculum: Pearson, College Algebra, Blitzer, SixthEdition Ebook

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Geometry Prerequisite: Algebra I (may be taken concurrently)

Full Year, 1 credit Dates: May 25-July 23 Time: Google Meet: Tuesdays 11:15-12:15 Teacher: Mr. Shannon Miller

Geometry is offered to students who have successfully completed Algebra I. Topics studied include reasoning and logic, applying properties of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional geometric figures, transformations, measurements, and an introduction to right triangle trigonometry. Curriculum: Holt McDougal Larson, Geometry 2012

Math Strategies in Pre-Algebra 9th Grade, Full Year, Additional Fee Required Dates: May 25-July 23 Time: Physical Meet: Tuesdays 9:00-11:15 Teacher: Mr. Shannon Miller

After having academic testing, students having documented learning difficulties may be placed into Math Strategies in Pre-Algebra. This small group or individual classroom setting will enable students to study a math curriculum that is parallel to the Pre-Algebra core course with the additional benefit of having instruction designed specifically for their current academic level and learning style. This math course will meet core math discipline requirements for graduation and is substantially comparable, both quantitatively and qualitatively, to the similar course offering in the math discipline. Curriculum: McGraw Hill, ALEKS Online Program Holt McDougal Larson, Pre-Algebra

Math Strategies in Algebra I 10th Grade, Full Year, Additional Fee Required Dates: May 25-July 23 Time: Physical Meet: Tuesdays 9:00-11:15 Teacher: Mr. Shannon Miller

After having academic testing, students having documented learning difficulties may be placed into Math Strategies in Algebra I. This small group or individual classroom setting will enable students to study a math curriculum that is parallel to the Algebra I core course with the additional benefit of having instruction designed specifically for their current academic level and learning style. This math course will meet core math discipline requirements for graduation and is substantially comparable, both quantitatively and qualitatively, to the similar course offering in the math discipline. Curriculum: McGraw Hill, ALEKS Online Program Holt McDougal Larson, Pre-Algebra

Math Strategies in Algebra II 11h Grade, Full Year, Additional Fee Required Dates: May 25-July 23 Time: Physical Meet: Tuesdays 9:00-11:15 Teacher: Mr. Shannon Miller

After having academic testing, students having documented learning difficulties may be placed into Math Strategies in Algebra II. This small group or individual classroom setting will enable students to study a math curriculum that is parallel to the Algebra II core course with the additional benefit of having instruction designed specifically for their current academic level and learning style. This math 15


course will meet core math discipline requirements for graduation and is substantially comparable, both quantitatively and qualitatively, to the similar course offering in the math discipline. Curriculum: McGraw Hill, ALEKS Online Program Holt McDougal Larson, Pre-Algebra

Math Strategies in Geometry 12th Grade, Full Year, Additional Fee Required Dates: May 25-July 23 Time: Physical Meet: Tuesdays 9:00-11:15 Teacher: Mr. Shannon Miller

After having academic testing, students having documented learning difficulties may be placed into Math Strategies in Geometry. This small group or individual classroom setting will enable students to study a math curriculum that is parallel to the Geometry core course with the additional benefit of having instruction designed specifically for their current academic level and learning style. This math course will meet core math discipline requirements for graduation and is substantially comparable, both quantitatively and qualitatively, to the similar course offering in the math discipline. Curriculum: McGraw Hill, ALEKS Online Program Holt McDougal Larson, Pre-Algebra

SCIENCE Anatomy and Physiology (Semester 1) 11th/12th Grades, Full Year, 1 credit Dates: May 25-July 8 Time: Physical Meet: Tuesdays 12:30-1:30 Teacher: Mrs. Diane Ferguson

This course will examine the intricate design of the human body that God has fearfully and wonderfully created. Students will examine the structure and functions of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, endocrine, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Hands-on labs included testing for macromolecules, a forensics bone study, preparation and evaluation of sunscreen, muscle fatigue, testing reflexes, blood typing, testing lung capacity, a urinalysis, and working with clay models. Dissection labs include: brain, eye, heart, kidney, and fetal pig. Field trip to the Kansas Rockhurst University Cadaver Lab is included. Curriculum: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, Hole’s Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology

Biology (Semester 1) Required, 10th Grade, Full Year, 1 credit Dates: May 25-July 23 Time: Virtual Meeting: Wednesdays 1:00-2:00 Pm & Testing Dates Teacher: Mrs. Ashley Exendine

This course examines God's creation through a Biblical Worldview. Students will study the scientific method, cell structure and function, mitosis/meiosis, DNA structure and replication, protein synthesis and genetics. Students will use microscopes, create a cell model, a DNA keychain, and a 3D printed model. The study of the Theory of Evolution will be done by an extensive look at the Animal Kingdom and God's perfect Creation. In fulfilling the Dominion Mandate, students will participate in the following dissections: jellyfish, clam, starfish, sand dollar, crayfish, perch, shark, turtle and pigeon. Curriculum: Glencoe, Biology

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Environmental Science Policy and Human Interaction (Semester 2) Prerequisite: Biology

11th /12th Grades, Full Year, 1 credit Dates: May 25-July 23 Time: Virtual Meeting: Thursdays 10:00-11:00 AM & Testing Days Teacher: Mrs. Ashley Exendine

This course is the study of how living things interact with the environment, biomes, energy, renewable and nonrenewable resources. Course will also explore issues such as global warming, pollution, and other environmental concerns. Students will be encouraged and challenged to think about sustainable practices, environmental responsibility and global awareness. Projects will include an in-depth study of the land and how organisms interact and PowerPoint presentations. Students will have an in-depth opportunity to understand field science. Students will take a field trip to YaYa’s Alpaca Farm to study local, sustainable agricultural practices (2nd semester only). Curriculum: Pearson, Environmental Science: Your World, Your Turn

SOCIAL STUDIES College American Government (SBU POL 1113, Dual Credit Class) Prerequisite: Cumulative high school percentage of 80% or higher.

11th/12th Grades, Semester, 0.5 high school credit, 3 college credits Dates: May 25-June 24 Time: Physical Meet: Tuesdays at 9:00-10:00 AM Teacher: Mrs. Ruth Terry

Origin, organization and policy of United States government at the national, state and local levels. Encourages citizen participation and leadership in democratic processes beginning at the community level. Fulfills the Missouri statutory requirement. Curriculum: Cengage, American Government, Essentials Edition: Institutions and Policies AP Edition, 16th Ed. Founding Brothers, the Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis Supplemental material

American Government Required, 10th/11th/12th Grades, Semester, 0.5 credit Dates: May 25-June 24 Time: Physical Meet: Tuesdays at 10:15-11:15 AM Teacher: Mrs. Ruth Terry

This course is designed to teach an appreciation for America’s God-given heritage of liberty, how the U.S. government is Constitutionally-organized, and how it works in practice. Each week student-selected current event papers will be required for classroom discussion. Each year’s fall campaigns and elections will be monitored closely and speakers from government will be brought in to address the class from time to time. Developing a working knowledge of all sides of hot-button issues will be encouraged – as will participation in the democratic process. Curriculum: Teacher-generated curriculum

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College General Psychology (SLU PSY 1010 Dual Credit Class) Prerequisite: Cumulative high school percentage of 80% or higher.

Elective, 11th/12th Grade, Semester, 0.5 high school credit, 3 college credits Students going into 11th and 12th grades Dates: May 25-July 1 Time: Physical Meet: Tuesdays 9:00-11:15 Teacher: Dr. Chantele Ferguson

Provides a basic and general knowledge of the theoretical, scientific, and conceptual foundations of psychology, including biological, cognitive, emotional, developmental, cultural and social aspects. Includes key concepts and principles, methods for collecting and evaluating evidence, and application of psychological knowledge. Curriculum: Houghton Mifflin, Social Studies: Psychology (2018)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION High School Physical Education Required, 9th-12th Grade, Semester or Full Year, 0.5 or 1 credit Dates: May 25-July 23 Location: Virtual Meeting: To be announced Teacher: Mr. Rick McGregor

This course is designed to introduce students to team sports, competition, and Christian sportsmanship. Students are instructed in rules, history, and strategies of various sports. Areas of emphasis include learning fundamentals, developing skills, physical fitness testing, and formulating a personal plan of improvement.

BUSINESS/ELECTIVE COURSES Summer Internship Elective up to .5, Additional fees will apply. Dates: May 25-July 23 Time: Virtual Meeting on Tuesday or Friday at 9:00 AM Teacher: Mr. Todd Berck

In preparation to succeed in a competitive global economy, SCA supports summer learning. Finishing their sophomore and/or junior years, students may elect to perform a summer internship. Internships may not be paid, must be approved through the academic dean's office, and are subject to the availability of an assigned supervising member. Internships must be for the purposes of career exploration. The internship provider will meet with the student's supervisor for development of objectives to be met over the time of the student's service. They will also perform on-site visits that are both announced and unannounced. Students are required to document hours and activities. Student direct reports must be outside of a familial relationship. Internships will be added to the transcript as .5 credits with documentation of every 60 hours. No grades will be assigned. Students may only earn 1 full credit p/summer. Curriculum: Toy Box Leadership, Hunter & Waddell

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Personal Finance Required, 10th-12th Grade, Semester, 0.5 credit Students going into 11th and 12th grades Dates: July 19-22 Time: 8:30-12:30 Location: Physical Campus Learning Commons (1 Session); VIrtual Teacher: Mr. Todd Berck

Students will increase their knowledge and understanding of personal finance concepts through a fast paced video driven curriculum produced by Dave Ramsey and his organization. The class will focus on the student’s role as a citizen, family member, consumer, and participant in the business world. Topics include financial planning, money management, compound interest, savings, credit, insurance and much more. Curriculum: Lampo Group, Foundations in Personal Finance Online: Google Apps for Education, other online learning tools.

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