Summer Institute

St. James School is proud to continue their commitment to summer fun and learning with
our NEW online Summer Institute program. 

 
Summer Institute Virtual Summer Programs
June 29th - July 17th
Open to all grade school students
Students entering grades TK-8th
All classes cost $60/session per student
Two sessions per day for three weeks.
Mix and match sessions and weeks to create your perfect mix of academics and fun!
All classes are online using Zoom/Google Meet running one hour with a short break during each class.
Included in cost includes live instruction everyday and complete class supply kit that includes all materials needed per day.
Summer Institute Director: Mrs. Schiappa-Gobee
alschiappagobee@sjscatholicschool.org
Week 1 June 29-July 3 Week 2 July 6-July 10  Week 3 July 13-July 17

Instructor: Mrs. Ramirez

Writers Workshop: This fun creative writing class will help students become stronger,  effective writers focusing on sentence structure, paragraph writing through different writing genres. 

Grade Level - 3rd grade in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Ramirez

Writers Workshop: This fun creative writing class will help students become stronger,  effective writers focusing on sentence structure, paragraph writing through different writing genres. 

Grade Level - 3rd grade in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. O’Dowd

Under the Sea: Explore the realm of the deep blue sea! Students will focus daily on a particular sea creature through writing, art, storytelling and viewing live web cams! 

Grade Level - 2th&3rd grade in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. O’Dowd

Under the Sea: Explore the realm of the deep blue sea! Students will focus daily on a particular sea creature through writing, art, storytelling and viewing live web cams! 

Grade Level - 4th&5th grade in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. O’Dowd

Where in the World: Let’s take a trip around the world! Hearing, seeing and tasting from countries afar. Students will explore countries through a writing journal, video clips, art and simple recipes. 

Grade Level - 4th&5th grade in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Spencer

Academic Academy: Students will explore letter and number academics using a Summertime theme.

Grade Level - TK&Kinder in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Spencer

All About Letters: Students explore the world of  letter recognition, letter writing and making words. Students will create mini letter books and use manipulatives to have fun with letters. 

Grade Level - TK&Kinder in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Spencer

All About Numbers: Students explore the world of  numbers through recognition, value and writing. Students will create mini number books and use manipulatives to have fun with numbers. 

Grade Level - TK&Kinder in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Raad

Cultures Around the World: Explore ancient civilizations through art, writing and creative expression.   

Grade Level - 4th&5th grade in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Raad

Reading & Writing: Students will build and practice comprehension skills strengthening their ability to analyze and synthesize text. 

Grade Level - 6/7/8 grade in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Raad

Reading & Writing: Students will build and practice comprehension skills strengthening their ability to analyze and synthesize text. 

Grade Level - 6/7/8 grade in the fall

Session A - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
     
Week 1 June 29-July 3 Week 2 July 6-July 10  Week 3 July 13-July 17

Instructor: Mrs. Ramirez

Writers Workshop: This fun creative writing class will help students become stronger, effective writers focusing on sentence structure, paragraph writing through different writing genres. 

Grade Level - 4th grade in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Ramirez

Writers Workshop: This fun creative writing class will help students become stronger, effective writers focusing on sentence structure, paragraph writing through different writing genres. 

Grade Level - 4th grade in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: Mrs. O’Dowd

Where in the World: Let’s take a trip around the world! Hearing, seeing and tasting from countries afar. Students will explore countries through a writing journal, video clips, art and simple recipes. 

Grade Level - 2nd&3rd grade in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: Mrs. O’Dowd

Fun with Fractions: Students will add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions fun games, videos and worksheets. Reinforcement of skills emphasized.

Grade Level - 5th&6th grade in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM 

Instructor: Mrs. O’Dowd

Decimals in Action: Students will gain confidence with decimals while adding, subtracting and multiplying with decimals.

Grade Level - 5th&6th grade in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Spencer

Draw It Out: Each day students will be inspired about a creature or animal through a story and then learn to draw it! Students will then color their creation using various mediums. 

Grade Level - 1st, 2nd, 3rd in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Spencer

Let’s Get Crafty: Students create amazingly fun teacher directed projects using their imagination and colorful supplies from their provided kits. 

Grade Level - 1st, 2nd, 3rd in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Spencer

Creative Summer Art! Students will explore the world of art through the theme of summer creating fun in the sun projects. 

Grade Level - 1st, 2nd, 3rd in the fall

Session A - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Raad

Public Speaking: Students will develop personal expression through written and oral communication.

Grade Level - 4th&5th grade in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: Mrs. Raad

Cultures Around the World: Explore ancient civilizations through art, writing and creative expression.   

Grade Level - 6/7/8 grade in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Instructor: Mrs. Raad

Public Speaking: Students will develop personal expression through written and oral communication.

Grade Level - 6/7/8 grade in the fall

Session B - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
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