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EHS Summer Programs:

Summer School Director: Isaiah Coleman
713-512-3499 or icoleman@ehshouston.org

Summer School Assistant: Cyndi Boren
713-512-3482 or cboren@ehshouston.org

Rice University School Mathematics Project’s 2020 Summer STEM Programs at EHS for Middle and High School Students
2-week and 3-week math programs or 1-week STEM programs available.
> Details & Registration Form

Course Offerings

Cost

Length

Time

CREDIT

Old Testament

$500

4 weeks
June 1 – June 26

10:30A - 12:50P

New Testament

$500

4 weeks
June 1 – June 26

8:00A - 10:20A

Physical Education (PE)

$500

4 weeks
June 1 – June 26

10:30A - 12:50P

Health

$500

4 weeks
June 1 – June 26

8:00A - 10:20A

Economics (Online Course)

(rising Juniors and Seniors only)

$500

4 weeks
June 1 – June 26

U.S. Government

(rising Juniors and Seniors only)

$500

4 weeks
June 1 – June 26

8:00A - 10:20A or

10:30A – 12:50P

Marine Biology

$500

4 weeks

June 1 – June 26

1:00P – 3:20P

Speech

$500

3 weeks
June 1 – June 19

1:00P – 4:00P

Ceramics

Includes a $100 materials fee

$600

3 weeks

June 1 – June 19

1:00P – 4:00P

TUTORIALS (EHS Students Only)

English

$500

4 weeks
June 1 – June 26

8:00A – 10:20A

Mathematics

Includes a $25 software fee

$525

4 weeks
June 1 – June 26

10:30A – 12:50P

Spanish

$500

4 weeks
June 1 – June 26

1:00P – 3:20P

Summer Workshops

Yearbook Summer Workshop
Date: June 1-10, 2020 (8:00A - 3:00P)

Screen Writing Workshop

Date: June 1-19, 2020 (9:00A – 12:00P)

Adv. Cinematic Tools Workshop

Date: June 1-19 (12:30P – 3:30P)

Details & Registration (PDF)


> Athletic Summer Camps

Open to students outside of EHS

Photo Journalism Bootcamp

Date: June 1-5, 2020 (9:00A – 3:00P)

Details & Registration (PDF)

Knights Write

Creative Writing Workshop for Middle Schoolers (Rising 6th to 8th Graders)

Date: June 8-12, 2020 (12:00P – 3:00P)

Details & Registration (PDF)

Clay Knights Summer

Ceramics Enrichment Class for Middle Schoolers (Rising 6th to 8th Graders)

Date: June 22-26, 2020 (9:00A – 12:00P)

Details & Registration (PDF)

Credit Courses

RELIGION

Old Testament: Exploration of stories, themes, and theology in the Old Testament, with an emphasis on biblical literacy. Key doctrinal concept studies include call, community, covenant, and creation. Scriptural content includes texts from the Pentateuch, Joshua, Judges, 1&2 Samuel, and 1&2 Kings, as well as major and minor prophets.

New Testament: Exploration of New Testament texts and teachings, with emphases on biblical literacy and basic scholarly exegetical skills. Key concepts include messianic expectation, discipleship, and the kingdom of God. Scriptural content includes texts from the four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, and selected epistles.

(Prerequisite: Old Testament)


HISTORY & SOCIAL SCIENCES- rising juniors and seniors only

Economics (Online Course) This online course will seek to introduce students to the “dismal science,” give them the knowledge and skills they need to master the fundamentals of economics, keep them on top of economic current events and provide them with a new set of tools they can use to analyze the world around them. This course is an intense online learning opportunity that requires disciplined study habits, active online participation and a good deal of personal responsibility.

There will be a required on-campus meeting in which students must be present at EHS at 10:00 am on June 1.

U. S. Government: This course provides the student with a survey of American government and politics, with an emphasis on the federal government; relationships among federal, state, and local governments; and the roles, effects, and influences of non-governmental institutions on the governing process.


SCIENCE – rising juniors and seniors only

Marine Biology: Study of the marine environment, oceanography, marine diversity (survey of marine plants and animals), and marine ecology. Lab exercises will be conducted to emphasize laboratory skills, proper technique, safety, report writing, and analysis.


PERFORMING ARTS

Speech: An introductory course with emphasis on public speaking (development, organization, and delivery of four basic types of speeches), interpersonal and small-group communication, and drama-based oral presentation. NO PREREQUISITE, OPEN TO ALL GRADE LEVELS.


VISUAL ARTS

Ceramics: An introductory course with emphasis on the basic building methods and techniques of clay; students create functional and sculptural work. Materials fee: $100.00. NO PREREQUISITE, OPEN TO ALL GRADE LEVELS.


WELLNESS

Physical Education: This course introduces students to activities that allow them to prepare for a lifetime of physical movement. A general knowledge of fitness and its importance is included. Through participation, students are taught valuable life lessons about the importance of cooperation and sportsmanship, as well as respect for equipment, facilities, and others. This course is open to rising freshmen, rising sophomores, and rising juniors.

Health: The purpose of this course is to engender in students an awareness of the whole person, body and mind. This course gives students an idea of the choices they make in their nutritional intake, their relationship dynamics, and a sense of their place in the larger community. Topics include self-concept, nutrition, substance abuse, anatomy and physiology, relationships, sexuality, and first aid.

Tutorial Courses


The parents of any student who needs to remediate a course will be notified at the end of the Spring Semester. Remediation courses are optional. Students who earn a grade of D+, D, or D- in English I, II, or III; Algebra I, Geometry, or Algebra II (if they plan to go on in math); or Spanish I or II (if they plan to go on in language) may remediate the course in summer school and raise their grade to a C-.


ENGLISH

ENGLISH I: This course emphasizes basic language skills, vocabulary development, paragraph-writing, rules of grammar and punctuation, and interpretation of literature.

ENGLISH II: This course continues the emphasis on basic language skills, vocabulary development, paragraph, and longer essay writing, punctuation, and rules of grammar; it also focuses on interpretation of literature.

ENGLISH III: The goals of this course are to strengthen the student's understanding of representative American and world literature, to reinforce language skills, and to engage in expressive and analytical writing.


MATHEMATICS

ALGEBRA I: A course that reviews the algebra of real numbers, with emphasis on evaluating, simplifying, and factoring polynomials and radical, rational, and exponential expressions; solving and graphing linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; and solving related story problems.

GEOMETRY: A course that reviews geometric figures and measures, with emphasis on parallel lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, congruence, similarity, area and volume, and coordinate geometry.

ALGEBRA II: A course that reviews the algebra of real and complex numbers, with emphasis on evaluating, simplifying, and factoring algebraic, radical, exponential, and logarithmic expressions; solving and graphing linear, quadratic, and rational equations and inequalities and systems of linear equations; and solving related story problems.


LANGUAGES

SPANISH I: This course reviews basic Spanish constructions and remediation of students' grammar skills.

SPANISH II: This course reviews the grammar skills taught in Spanish II to prepare students for a third year of Spanish. Emphasis is on oral and written communication.

Contact Director of Summer School Isaiah Coleman 713-512-3499 icoleman@ehshouston.org or Assistant to the Deans Cyndi Boren at 713-512-3482 cboren@ehshouston.org with questions.

Registration and Enrollment:
March 13 – May 15, 2020

Registration and Tuition Payment: Registration and payment of courses is completed online.

Financial Aid: Students who currently receive financial aid for tuition may be eligible for financial aid for Summer School. Please check the appropriate box at the end of the summer school registration form if you would like to request financial aid.

Attendance Policy: 100% attendance AND on time for classes is required for all students. Please do not schedule appointments during classes. Final exams will not be given early.

Exams FOR CREDIT CLASSES: Final day of the summer session. No exceptions.

Dress Code: CASUAL
At the discretion of the Director of Summer School, an inappropriately dressed student may be sent home to change.

REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS: If a student cancels before the end of registration, May 15, 2020, a full refund will be given. If a student cancels after May 15, 2020, no refund will be given. Episcopal High School will notify parents if the Summer School is unable to accommodate their child's registration. A course may be canceled if there is insufficient enrollment.