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EHS Summer Programs:

EHS Summer School

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

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

EHS Summer Athletic Camps have been postponed. It is our hope to offer the full offering of summer camps during the month of July, but please be patient as we continue to monitor national, state, and local health information. We hope to make an announcement in early June.

If you’ve already registered and paid for camp, a full refund will be given should you decide to cancel or the decision is made to cancel summer camps.

Registration Now Closed

Registration and Enrollment (unless already enrolled): March 13 – May 20, 2020

EHS Summer School

Course Offerings

Cost

Dates

Time

Credit (All Virtual)




Economics (Rising Juniors and Seniors Only)

$500

June 1 - June 26

Asynchronous

Health

$500

June 1 - June 26

8:00am - 9:00am

New Testament

$500

June 1 - June 26

8:00am - 9:00am

U.S. Government (Rising Juniors and Seniors Only)

$500

June 1 - June 26

8:00am - 9:00am

Old Testament

$500

June 1 - June 26

9:00am - 10:00am

Physical Education (PE)

$500

June 1 - June 26

9:00am - 10:00am

U.S. Government (Rising Juniors and Seniors Only)

$500

June 1 - June 26

9:00am - 10:00am

Ceramics (Includes $100 Materials Fee)

$600

June 1 - June 19

10:30am - 11:30am

Marine Biology (Rising Juniors and Seniors Only)

$500

June 1 - June 26

10:30am - 11:30am

Speech

$500

June 1 - June 19

10:30am - 11:30am

Astronomy (Rising Juniors and Seniors Only)

$500

June 1 - June 26

11:30am - 12:30pm

Beginning Dance

$500

June 1 - June 26

11:30am - 12:30pm

Computer Music

$500

June 1 - June 26

11:30am - 12:30pm

10:00am - 10:30am Office Hours for the 8:00am and 9:00am Classes

12:30pm - 1:00pm Office Hours for the 10:30am and 11:30am Classes

Tutorial (All Virtual)




English Tutorial

$500

June 1 - June 26

8:00am - 9:00am

Math Tutorial (Includes $25 Software Fee)

$500

June 1 - June 26

9:00am - 10:00am

Spanish Tutorial

$500

June 1 - June 26

10:30am - 11:30am

Enrichment Offerings – EHS Roundtable (All Virtual)




Famous Writing Women

$250

June 1 - June 12

10:30am - 11:30am

Dancing for Musical Theater

$250

June 1 - June 12

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Study Skills

$250

June 1 - June 12

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Basics of Cooking

$250

June 15 - June 26

2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Script Club

$250

June 1 - June 12

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Get on Your Feet

$375

June 1 - June 19

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Registration Now Closed

Registration and Enrollment (unless already enrolled): March 13 – May 20, 2020

Summer Workshops


Yearbook Summer Workshop
Date: June 1-10, 2020 (8:00A - 3:00P)
> Details & Registration (PDF)


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)


Photo Journalism Bootcamp
D
ate: June 1-5, 2020 (9:00A – 3:00P)
> Details & Registration (PDF)

Registration Now Closed

Registration and Enrollment (unless already enrolled): March 13 – May 20, 2020


Credit Courses (All Virtual)


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 (Asynchronous) This 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 asynchronous learning opportunity that requires disciplined study habits, active online participation and a good deal of personal responsibility.

Mr. Bradshaw will contact students registered for this course with instructions on how to get started along with the syllabus and expectations.

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.

Astronomy: In this course students will learn about such topics as the motion of celestial objects, the lifecycle of stars, and the planets that compose our Solar System. Students will use various technologies such as remote-operated telescopes and a web-based planetarium software to aid in the learning process. The material in this course will emphasize a conceptual understanding of astronomical principles and will not require rigorous mathematics.


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.

Beginning Dance: Beginning Dance is an entry-level course introducing ballet, hip-hop and jazz terminology and execution.Students will build a solid foundation and experience the fun of dancing on a regular basis. Beginning Dance affords each student the opportunity to grow in body awareness, flexibility, strength, musicality, creativity, and confidence. Students will experience styles including ballet, modern, jazz, contemporary, and hip hop.

Computer Music: This course is open to all grades and will provide students with an introduction and continuing development and techniques associated with a composition production and recording of music using a computer-based platform. Students will learn to compose and create new music exclusively through digital means using professional audio software. In addition, students will also gain experience with recording techniques for more traditional acoustic performances and how these might be integrated into the digital platform.Students will be required to purchase software in the amount of $100 on their own.The details on how to purchase the software will be explained by Mr. Gould.


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 (All Virtual)


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 choose the option of remediating the course in summer school to raise their grade to a C-. Parents of these students will be notified at the end of the Spring Semester and should immediately contact Mr. Coleman if they would like their student to take advantage of this opportunity. Please note that remediation for these courses is optional.


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.


Enrichment Courses – EHS Roundtable (All Virtual)


Dancing for Musical Theatre: Don’t miss this opportunity to take Dancing for Musical Theatre! This class is available for existing dance students, students interested in the EHS musical or any student wanting to get off their feet and dance! Students will learn popular Broadway styles of choreography from the EHS dance faculty. The class will help increase coordination, body awareness and confidence. All classes are dedicated to refining a dancer's craft.

Get on Your Feet: Get on Your Feet is a summer conditioning class intended to get students up and moving during this time of social distancing! Moving and working out together,EHS students will have the opportunity to become faster, stronger and more flexible through faculty led cardio, Pilates, Yoga and hip-hop dance training.

Study Skills: In Study Skills, we will work on our executive functioning skills. We will work on time management, organizing thoughts, organizing course work, paper writing, studying for tests, and notetaking to name a few. By the end, you will have the tools for success in high school and beyond.

The Basics of Cooking: The Basics of Cooking is a perfect for cooks who what to become comfortable in the kitchen and learn a few new recipes and skills. We will learn how to cook in a traditional kitchen as well as learning a few recipes you could use in a college dorm.

The Script Club: The Script Club is a chance for student actors, whether aspiring or experienced, to build new skills in acting.Students will work in groups on scenes and short plays, focusing on the text and character interactions to find new ways to approach cold reads and auditions.Culminating in a recorded project, the Script Club gives anyone a chance to keep acting into the summer without leaving home!

Famous Writing Women and the Writers They Loved: How can two people who are wildly ambitious and insistent on their own voices come together? What can we learn about them as writers from who they were as women in love? We’ll explore these questions as we read the diaries, letters, journals, and writing of women who’ve been in famous literary relationships.

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 (unless already enrolled):
March 13 – May 20, 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 (not Enrichment). 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 (Proper background and attire while on-line): Please be aware of what is in your room when you are on camera. Look for items that might be inappropriate or distracting to others. It may be as easy as moving your computer to the other side of the table. Students are still expected to dress appropriately during their virtual class sessions. The virtual classroom is much more relaxed than the traditional school uniform. Students are expected to dress and be groomed in a respectful and appropriate manner. The following is acceptable for students to wear: (1) a t-shirt, polo, or sweatshirt, (2) appropriate shorts, pants, or skirts, and (3) sweats in good condition. The following is NOT allowed: (1) tank tops, halter or spaghetti-strapped tops, (2) any shirt or blouse exposing any area above the waist, (3) any shorts, or skirts that could be considered revealing or distracting, and (4) any item of clothing with inappropriate writing (i.e. advertising alcohol, drugs, political messages, etc.)

REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS: If a student cancels before the end of registration, May 20, 2020, a full refund will be given. If a student cancels after May 20, 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 cancelled if there is insufficient enrollment.