Summer Institute Courses

Contact:

Please contact the appropriate Department Supervisor or email scheduling@hcrhs.org if you have any questions.

Transportation:

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

Registration:

With the exception of #082SI Credit Recovery English and 312SI Math Credit Recovery, registration and payment are due by June 7. Registration for #082SI or 312SI is due by June 15.

Click on the link to download and print: Summer Institute Registration Form

Payment/Refunds:

Checks should be made payable to Hunterdon Central Regional High School. There will be no refunds once confirmation of the class has been given. *Summer Institute programming costs are supplemented with grant funds for HCRHS district residents.

Payment can be mailed to: Hunterdon Central Regional High School, Attn: Lynn Sheard, 84 Route 31, Flemington NJ 08822

Attendance requirements

Students cannot miss more than one class, in order to earn credit for the course.

Course Descriptions:

BUSINESS

#604SI – Computer Applications - $250.00* resident/$550.00 non-resident
Type: In Person
Credits: 2.5
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Grade type: Graded
Dates: July 6-9 (Tues-Fri) and July 12-22 (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.

#PF620SI – Personal Finance - $250.00* resident/$550.00 non-resident
Type: In Person
Credits: 2.5
Grades: 9, 10, 11,12
Grade type: Graded
Dates: July 6-9 (Tues-Fri) and July 12-22 (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

#082SI English - Credit Recovery - $250.00* resident/$550.00 non-resident
Registration due by: June 15, 2021
Type: In Person
Credits: 5.0 recovery credit only
Grades: 9,10,11,12
Grade type: Pass/Fail
Dates: July 6-9 (Tues-Fri) and July 12-22 (Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

This course is designed for students who have taken and lost credit or not passed a grade level English Language Arts class. Using appropriate grade level standards students will engage in independent study and collaborative reading, writing, speaking and listening experiences. Using student led inquiry coupled with a reading and writing workshop design, students will collaborate in the study and discussion of essential questions found in fiction and non-fiction. In addition, they will engage in self-selected reading study and authentic writing opportunities, addressing narrative, literary analysis and argument analysis genres. Independent language study, collaborative Socratic seminars, and Ted Talk style presentations will round out their engagement in the language arts. Students will also publish a digital portfolio of their work. NJSLA assessment design will be built into the units of study.

#CE1SI – College Essay - $125.00* resident/$275.00 non-resident
Type: In Person
Credits: None
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Grade type: None
Dates: July 6 & July 8
Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

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.

MATH

#312SI Math - Credit Recovery - $250.00* resident/$550.00 non-resident
Registration due by: June 15, 2021
Type: Hybrid (mix of in person/virtual)
Credits: 5.0 recovery credit only
Grades: 9,10,11,12
Grade type: Pass/Fail
Dates: July 6- 29 (Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This course is designed for students who have taken and lost credit or not passed a core math course in the previous school year. This coursework will leverage prior knowledge and focus on providing intensive instruction to mitigate learning loss and maintain learning pathways. Students will engage in units of instruction that align with the standards for mathematical practice including: making sense of problems and persevere in solving them, reasoning abstractly and quantitatively, modeling with mathematics, attending to precise and looking for and make use of structure. This course may be offered for Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2.

#323SI Geometry CP - $450.00* resident/$700.00 non-resident
Type: Hybrid (mix of in person/virtual)
Credits: 5.0
Grades: 9, 10, 11
Grade type: Pass/Fail
Prerequisite: Algebra 1
Dates: July 6 - August 5 (Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

This course is designed to provide a pathway to accelerate student learning. This course covers all of the topics taught in a full-year college preparatory Geometry course, but without the 120 hours of seat time. This hybrid course will consist of 80 hours of classroom time, coupled with 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 NJ Student Learning Assessment in August at the end of the course. As an Option 2 course, the final grade will be recorded as a Pass or Fail on the student transcript.

#353SI AP Calc A - $250* HC enrolled students only
Type: Hybrid (mix of in person/virtual)
Credits: 2.5
Grades: 11, 12
Grade type: Pass/Fail
Pre-requisite: must be enrolled in HCRHS course #353 AP Calc BC for 2021-2022 school year
Dates: July 6 – July 29 (Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

This course is designed to provide a pathway to accelerate student learning. 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 immediately following school year are permitted to take this course.

SOCIAL STUDIES

#127SI Global Studies - $450* resident/$700 non-resident
Type: Fully virtual
Credits: 5.0
Grades: 11,12
Grade Type: Pass/Fail
Dates: July 1 – August 15

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.

TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & DESIGN

#609SI TED: Technology, Engineering & Design - $275* resident/$575 non-resident
Type: In Person
Credits: 2.5
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Grade Type: Graded
Dates: July 6 – July 29 (Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This course provides a general introduction to course offerings in the Technology, Engineering and Design (TED) department. It is required for students pursuing other TED courses or as an elective for students fulfilling the 21st Century Life and Career Skills graduation requirement. It will provide students with hands-on experience in technical drawing, design, fabrication, and engineering through project-based units. Students will use problem-solving techniques to brainstorm and create solutions, and will develop an understanding of the design process, technical drawing, basic tool usage, and safety skills.