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Algebra 1 High School

$320

with Michael Golinski

Calendar Jul 2, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 4 weeks

This traditional course introduces the student to the language and fundamentals of algebra and the real number system. Students develop an understanding of important concepts, skills, procedures and ways of thinking and reasoning in algebra. Students investigate math concepts, utilizing interactive problems in motivating everyday situations and developing mathematical skills through investigations and projects in preparation for the Connecticut Academic Performance Test.

Algebra 2 High School

$320

with Michael Golinski

Calendar Jul 2, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 4 weeks

This traditional course builds upon concepts learned in Algebra I and Geometry and expands to include work in functions and relations, linear functions, quadratic/complex functions, exponentials and logarithms, rational algebraic expressions, irrational algebraic expressions, and sequences and series. A heavy emphasis is placed upon non-routine problem solving and math applications.

Biology High School

$320

with John Killian

Calendar Jul 2, 2018 at 10:25 am, runs for 4 weeks

The course addresses various topics including basic biochemistry, energy and the cell, DNA, genetics, ecology, and microbiology with some learning techniques in biotechnology.

Civics High School

$320

with Conted Staff

Calendar Jul 2, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 4 weeks
This non-leveled course involves the study of the rights and responsibilities of citizens to participate in and shape public policy, that political systems and the establishment of authority for an orderly society, how the various levels of government are structured and function, the impact of liberty and equality on the individual, and how major world events impact U.S. security and the individual lives of all citizens.

Driver Education

$155

with Howard Knepler

Calendar Jul 2, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 4 weeks
This is a comprehensive course in driver education consisting of thirty hours total of interactive classroom experience. Eight hours are devoted to the mandatory Safe Driving Practice covering the drug and alcohol awareness component. During the semester, students will be administered periodic assessments. All applicants must be high school students. Stratford residents receive priority with their applications. All students must be sixteen years of age by the first session. A parent/guardian will be required by State Law to attend one two-hour session on July 11 which cannot be made up. This course does not include on the road instruction. The course fee of $155.00 is payable at the time of registration. Class size is limited; please register early. Enrollment is on a first-come basis. Materials needed: two subject notebook, pen, highlighter. Students must attend 15 classes. One make-up classes will be held on July 26.

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English Grade 11 & 12

$320

with Brian Vignati

Calendar Jul 2, 2018 at 10:25 am, runs for 4 weeks

Students in Grade 11 continue to develop their writing and reading abilities all year long. Composition work, with an emphasis on academic writing, includes: fluency, awareness of audience, selection and arrangement of details, point of view, avoiding clichés, using figurative language, building sentences and paragraphs, using effective grammatical constructions, and improving punctuation, spelling, and usage skills. A review prior to the SAT is a functional part of the course of study. The 12th grade curriculum was developed with four overarching concepts. Vocabulary instruction is year-long and incorporates SAT vocabulary in the initial part of the year as well as text-specific vocabulary.

English Grade 9 & 10

$320

with Brian Vignati

Calendar Jul 2, 2018 at 10:25 am, runs for 4 weeks

This non-leveled course is integrated with the study of literary forms and an emphasis on persuasive and expository writing. Students are expected to independently develop an interpretation and an initial understanding, take a critical stance, and make connections. Assessments are given based on the concepts and elements taught and reviewed in class. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of 8th grade language arts. In grade 10 students do extensive writing and reading. Students are encouraged to evaluate literature and non-fiction text. There is an emphasis on students’ ability to develop initial understanding, develop an interpretation, take a critical stance, and make connections.

Geometry High School

$320

with Michael Golinski

Calendar Jul 2, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 4 weeks

This traditional course includes plane geometry and components of solid, coordinate, and transformational geometry. It involves measurements of angles, lines, area and perimeter. It helps the student to develop spatial, inductive, and deductive reasoning skills.





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