Summer Institute

OVERVIEW:

Contact: If you have questions about the courses being offered, please contact the appropriate Department Supervisor. For any other questions, please email: scheduling@hcrhs.org

Transportation: Students will need to provide their own transportation to Summer Institute courses.

Attendance requirements: Students are expected to attend all class sessions. Please contact the subject area supervisor if you have any questions.

There will be no refunds once confirmation of the course enrollment has been given.


SUMMER INSTITUTE REGISTRATION:

Please click to download and print: Summer Institute Course Registration Form

Registration and payment are due by June 1, 2019.

SUMMER INSTITUTE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

Please note: Course Descriptions Courses identified as Option II include in-class seat time and additional online hours.

BUSINESS:

#604SI – Computer Applications - $450 resident/$550 non-resident
Credits: 2.5
Grades: 9-12
Grade type: Letter Grade
Dates: July 8– July 25 (Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Computer Applications expands upon students’ existing knowledge of computers and software applications. Students will improve their understanding of, and proficiency in, word processing, spreadsheet, database, multimedia, desktop publishing and web-based applications. At the completion of this course, students will develop a portfolio of their work and will be prepared for academic work and personal use.

#PF620 – Personal Finance - $450 resident/$550 non-resident
Credits: 2.5
Grades: 9-12
Grade type: Letter Grade
Dates: July 8 – July 25 (Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Note: This course meets the Financial Literacy Graduation Requirement.

This class responds to the need for 21st century citizens who are financially literate and who face increasing financial choices due to the global economy. Personal Finance includes the application of knowledge, skills and ethical values in consumer and financial decisions impacting self, family, and the local and global community. All students will develop skills and strategies that promote personal and financial responsibility related to financial planning, savings, investment and charitable giving. Topics include: Income and Careers, Money Management, Credit and Debt Management, Planning, Saving and Investing, Becoming a Critical Consumer, Citizen Financial Responsibility, and Risk Management and Insurance.

ENGLISH:

#CE1SI – College Essay - $175 resident/$275 non-resident

Credits: None
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Grade type: None
Dates: July 8 and July 10
Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

This workshop will walk students through the college essay process, from start to finish. At the end of the second day, students will have a finalized essay ready to submit to the colleges of their choice.


MATHEMATICS:

#3237HSI Geometry CP – Option II - $600 resident/$700 non-resident

Credits: 5.0
Grades: 9, 10, 11
Prerequisite: Algebra 1
Grade type: Option II – Pass/Fail
This course will include a summer administration of the Geometry NJSLA in August.
Dates: July 8 - August 8 (Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM in class, plus additional online hours

This course covers all of the topics taught in a full-year college preparatory Common Core State Standards Geometry course, but without the 120 hours of seat time. This hybrid course will consist of 80 hours of classroom time, coupled with 32 hours of expected online learning, practice, and assessment. Topics include: congruence, measurement and construction, similarity and trigonometry, geometric measurement and dimension, connecting algebra and geometry through coordinates, circles with and without coordinates, applications of probability. Successful mastery will enable students to take Algebra 2. Students enrolled in this course must take the Geometry NJSLA in August, unless Algebra 2 is taken during the following school year. As an Option 2 course, the final grade will be recorded as a Pass or Fail on the student transcript.


#353SI AP Calc A - HC students only* - $450 resident/NA non-resident.
*Only Hunterdon Central students who are scheduled to take AP Calculus BC #353 in the school year immediately following this course.
Credits: 2.5 Grades: 11, 12
Grade type: Pass/Fail
Dates: July 8 - August 15

Time: Supervisor will meet with all enrolled students in June to determine a schedule that works for the most students. Most likely, however, class time will be in the morning, 8:00 - 11:00 AM, Monday - Thursday, with some extra time when students need help.

This summer course is of a hybrid design with the expectation of both in-class and online learning, with an approximate total of 60 hours. This course is paired with AP Calculus BC #353 to complete the course with 7.5 credits. Only students who are scheduled to take AP Calculus BC #353 in the school year immediately following are permitted to take this course.


SOCIAL STUDIES:

#127SI - Global Studies - Option II - $600.00 resident/$700.00 non resident
Credits: 5.0
Grades 11, 12
Grade type: Pass/Fail
Dates: July 1 - Aug 15, Online Course

This course is designed for students who would like to fulfill the Global Studies requirement over the summer in on online self-paced class. Students will move through Hunterdon Central’s Global Studies curriculum, including Human Rights and the United Nations, culminating with the writing of the Modern Conflict research paper.