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Academic Workshops

In addition to University High School’s enrichment camps, sports camps, and for-credit courses, we offer academic and study skills workshops.

See below for workshops at University High School in summer 2019.

Academic Workshops

Calmness and Cohesiveness for Chaotic Times Workshop

Calmness and Cohesiveness for Chaotic Times Workshop

Workshop Details
June 17-21
M-F 1-2:30 p.m.
Grades 7-10
Ellyn Walerstein, M.S. Education, Certified HeartMath Coach
Karen Fired, M.A. Spiritual Psychology
$260 workshop fee
Maximum 10 students

Workshop Description
Students will incorporate powerful Heartmath techniques and activities using breathing, movement, art, writing and technology to de-stress and to build resilience. Topics include de-stressing, learning how emotions and attitudes affect your body and your academic performance, building deeper connections with friends and family, and sustaining resilience.

Required reading (Transforming Stress for Teens) and supplies included.

Math Prep Workshop: Algebra

Math Prep Workshop: Algebra

Workshop Details
July 22-26
M-F 1-2:30 p.m.
Grade 9-12
Jannie Kim, Math Instructor
$160 workshop fee

Workshop Description
Wondering if you’re ready to take on high school math courses? The Math Prep Workshop: Algebra will give you all the tools you need! This workshop will prepare students for high school math courses, with special emphasis on Algebra I. Students will review key concepts from previous math classes and prepare for success in future ones.

Math Prep Workshop: Geometry

Math Prep Workshop: Geometry

Workshop Details
July 22-26
M-F 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Grade 9-12
Jannie Kim, Math Instructor
$160 workshop fee

Workshop Description
Wondering if you’re ready to take on high school math courses? The Math Prep Workshop: Geometry will give you all the tools you need! This workshop will prepare students for high school math courses, with special emphasis on Geometry. Students will review key concepts from previous math classes and prepare for success in future ones.

Social Communication 101 Workshop

Social Communication 101 Workshop

Workshop Details
June 17-21
M-F 9-10:30 a.m.
Grades 9-12
Dr. Merrill, Ph D
Ellyn Walerstein, MS Ed.
$350 workshop fee

Workshop Description
In this workshop, students will practice nonverbal and verbal communication skills needed for success in high school, college, the workforce, and the world. The group will include short lessons, interactive games, and discussions all geared toward improving our ability to communicate effectively, listen effectively, and grow socially. Role play and repeated practice of skills with immediate feedback from the students and the teacher will be provided. This course is designed for rising 8th -12th grade students.

Study Skills Workshop: Middle School Students

Study Skills Workshop: Middle School Students

Workshop Details
June 17-21
M-F 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Grades 6-8
Ellyn Walerstein, Director of Learning Support Services
$330 workshop fee

Workshop Description
In this workshop, middle school students will learn study strategies for academic success, including time management and organization skills, notetaking, test taking, and reading comprehension skills. This course is designed for rising 7th and 8th grade students.

Study Skills Workshop: Note-Taking for Rising Sophomores & Transfer Students

Study Skills Workshop: Note-Taking for Rising Sophomores & Transfer Students

Workshop Details
June 10-14
M-F 12:30-2 p.m.
Grades 10-12
Ellyn Walerstein, Director of Learning Support Services
$240 workshop fee

Workshop Description
Just wrap up your first year in high school? Want a leg up on the next one? Check out our Study Skills Workshop on note-taking for rising sophomores and other transfer students. Students in this workshop will learn ways to take good notes from lectures and from textbooks, and they’ll improve their test-taking skills.

Study Skills Workshop: Rising Freshmen

Study Skills Workshop: Rising Freshmen

Workshop Details
June 10-14
M-F 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Grade 9
Ellyn Walerstein, Director of Learning Support Services
$365 workshop fee

Workshop Description
Starting high school in the fall? Want to ensure you’re prepared for the academic demands of your new school? Then the Study Skills Workshop: Incoming Freshmen is for you! In this workshop, rising 9th graders will learn strategies to improve their memory, reading comprehension, note-taking, test-taking, time management, and organizational skills.

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Extended Day Options

Morning and Afternoon Extended Hours

Morning and Afternoon Extended Hours

Details
Before Care is for summer campers in grades 1-8 who need to be dropped off a bit before their morning sessions begin. After Care is the afternoon version of our extended day program for campers in grades 1-8 who can’t be picked up immediately after their camp session ends.

Before Care hours: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. ($25/week per student)
After Care hours: 3 to 6:00 p.m. ($50/week per student)

No student should arrive before 7:15 a.m. Students must be picked up by 6:00 p.m. Families will be billed separately for the extended day program.

Note: Before Care and After Care registration is separate from camp registration.

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