Summer School Information
Summer School Information
Posted on 06/12/2017
Summer SchoolThis article is for reference only. Enrollment for all courses is now closed. 

Trojan Strength, Speed & Conditioning - Grades 9 - 12
SESSION 1: June 12 - July 28, 6:30 am - 8:30 am 
SESSION 2: June 12 - July 28, 8:30 am - 10:30 am
SESSION 3: July 31 - August 11, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

After this course, students will be able to: 
- identify the components of a healthy lifestyle
- demonstrate proper form and technique as it relates to training and athletic skill development
- understand the importance of decision making as it relates to, speed, agility, conditioning, and strength development


Foundations of Football - Leadership and Fundamentals - Grades 9 - 12
July 17 - July 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

After this course, students will be able to: 
- identify the components related to specific positions and skills needed to perform in the sport of football
- demonstrate proper form and technique as it relates to training and athletic skill development, specifically with different positions on the football field and with the warm-up routines
- understand the importance of leadership and decision-making as it relates to participating in games with their peers


Leadership Course: How to Become a Leader - Grades 9 - 12
June 19 - June 30, 8:45 am - 10:15 am

After this course, students will know:
- what traits and skills are necessary to become a great teammate in a group setting
- how to mentally become prepared for success in athletic events and in life
- how to handle adversity and set goals to improve their performance


Trojan Middle School Sports Academy - Grades 6 - 8
SESSION 1: Football, Girls Basketball, Tennis
June 19 - June 30, 10:40 am - 12:00 pm 
- Football
- Girls Basketball
- Co-Ed Tennis

SESSION 2: Boys Basketball, Boys & Girls Soccer
July 10 - July 21, 10:40 am - 12:00 pm
- Boys Basketball
- Co-Ed Soccer

After this course, students will be able to: 
- identify the components related to specific positions and skills needed perform in the specific sports
- demonstrate proper form and technique as it relates to training and athletic skill development, specifically with different positions within each sport and with the warm-up routines
- understand the importance of leadership and decision-making as it relates to participating in games with their peers


Trojan Elementary Sports Academy - Grades 1 - 5
SESSION 1: Football, Girls Basketball, Tennis 
June 19 - June 30, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
- Football
- Girls Basketball
- Co-Ed Tennis

SESSION 2: Boys Basketball, Boys & Girls Soccer
July 10 - July 21, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
- Boys Basketball
- Co-Ed Soccer

After this course, students will be able to: 
- identify the components related to specific positions and skills needed perform in the specific sports
- demonstrate proper form and technique as it relates to training and athletic skill development, specifically with different positions within each sport and with the warm-up routines
- understand the importance of leadership and decision-making as it relates to participating in games with their peers

Students should sign up for the session that includes the sport they are interested in.



Supplemental Courses

Freshmen Forward/Link Crew
SESSION 1: August 14 & 15, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
SESSION 2: August 14 & 15, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Freshmen Forward is a comprehensive orientation experience that focuses on the information and skills needed to be successful in high school.  Success is not just defined through the narrow lens of academics, it also encompasses social, emotional, and behavioral expectations, and co-curricular involvement within the school and community.  Freshmen will learn about Southwest’s policies, expectations, graduation requirements, and co-curricular activities.  They will get an opportunity to meet and connect with their classmates and upperclassmen Link Leaders, who are trained to mentor and assist them as they transition to high school.  Freshmen will tour the building, get a copy of their schedule, and walk through a typical school day.  The idea is simple, to familiarize and prepare freshmen for high school. 


Show Choir Camp - Grades 9 - 12
June 19 - June 23, June 27, August 1, August 3; 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This auditioned course will focus on learning proper techniques to increase athletic endurance in order to use proper breath support while singing and performing. Students will learn music for their 2017-18 show and the choreography in its entirety. Students enrolled in this class must audition on June 1st at Southwest High School.


Book of Empty Pages - Grades 9 - 12
July 24 - 28, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Book of Empty Pages is a a world-premiere musical that will debut on the Southwest High School stage this December.  Students that want to be a part of the project will participate in a week-long camp from July 24-28, meant to give everybody the basics in singing, dancing, and acting for the entire production.  We will then take a break for fall sports and re-convene rehearsal on October 16.  This week-long summer camp is meant to be a foundation for putting on a top notch never-before-seen musical at Southwest High School!



Academics 

Classes will not be running the week of July 4.

Continuous Progress Courses: Students who fail one semester of the listed classes may raise their grade to a D by taking a continuous progress course. These offerings are open to students who have failed approximately half of one semester's content. Either semester of the courses are available to students. Students will work independently, under the direction of an instructor, using both online and textbook assignments on content assigned by their regular classroom teacher. Students must complete all work assigned by their teacher to raise their grade to a D. Students who took a course in the 'Advanced' pathway will have the word 'Advanced' removed from their transcript for the semester they are working on and their F will be changed to D. 

MATH 
Algebra 1 (continuous progress) 
- Grades 10 - 12
June 19 - July 14, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
See continuous progress course description above.

Geometry (continuous progress) - Grades 10 - 12 
June 19 - July 14, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
See continuous progress course description above.

Algebra 2 (continuous progress) - Grades 10 - 12 
June 19 - July 14, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
See continuous progress course description above.

Algebra Readiness - Grade 9 
June 14 - July 19, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

This hands-on and activity based course will cover topics students need to be successful in an Algebra 1 course including, but not limited to: integers, factions, decimals, percents, order of operations, distributive property, solving basic equations, inequalities, and absolute values. 

This is an enrichment course.


SOCIAL STUDIES 
Social Studies 9 (continuous progress) 
- Grades 10 - 12 
June 19 - July 14, 7:30 am - 11:30 am
See continuous progress course description above.

 


ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
ELA 9 (continuous progress) 
Grades 10-12
June 19 - June 29 (M-Th), 8:30 am - 11:30 am
See continuous progress course description above.

ELA 10 (continuous progress) - Grades 11 & 12 
June 19 - June 29 (M-Th), 8:30 am - 11:30 am
See continuous progress course description above.


SCIENCE
Physical Science (continuous progress) - Grades 10 - 12 
June 19 - July 14, 7:30 am - 11:30 am
See continuous progress course description above.


 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: Recreational Pursuits Focused - Grades 9 - 12 
June 12 - July 19, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 

This course provides students with the opportunity to learn the skills, strategies, and rules for a variety of recreational activities. Students will gain the ability to participate in activities, including unique variations on traditional sports, which they can carry with them throughout their adult lives. In addition, students will continue to develop their physical fitness through participation in fitness training activities. Activities may include: archery, badminton, bowling, disc golf, fitness walking, Frisbee, softball, tennis, football, soccer, table tennis, volleyball, or other diverse games.

Successful completion of this course is worth .5 credits.


Recovering Credits - Grades 11 & 12 
June 19 - July 14, 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Juniors and seniors who are credit deficient can complete PASS course curriculum. Students will complete 5 self-paced units and take 5 tests for each PASS course. Students will work with their individual counselor to complete the registration/referral process.

Successful completion of a PASS course is worth .5 credits. 

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