Summer 2018

Programs 


COGNOS ACT/SAT Prep


9th-12th | 6/18-8/9 | M-Th

SAT: 9am-1pm | ACT: 2pm-6pm  

Students will practice for the ACT/SAT using the COGNOS®
methodology developed at Peninsula Academy. This system has students practice with real ACT tests from
past years to build mental stamina and develop effective test-taking strategies. Instructors break down
the sections of the test and teach students how to think and reason the way the test makers do.

SMART Camp

K-1st | 6/8-8/9 | M-Th, 9am-12pm 

This program is designed to improve fundamental math, phonics, and critical thinking skills through weekly activities and projects. Students will practice cooperation with classmates and get plenty of opportunities to express their creativity in this year's smart camp! Students are free to enroll any week.

Young Writers' Workshop


12th | year-round | 1-on-1

Our Young Writers' Workshops are each designed for a particular grade range, but they all share a common goal: to awaken the creative spirit within all students. This year's program will see students engaging with a wide range of writing genres through weekly writing projects. Students will also practice grammar fundamentals as well as brainstorming, outlining, and editing skills. Workshops are divided into three levels: 2nd-3rd, 4th-5th, and 6th-7th. Students are free to enroll at the start of any week.

STEM Previews

8th-12th | 6/18-8/9

Our course previews introduce material that students will be seeing during their next academic school year. Each preview class will cover the entirety of the first semester's material and will focus around the textbooks that students will be using during the year. Contact the office for available subjects and times. 

Advanced Math Club


6th-11th | year-round | 1-on-1

This program is designed for those who aspire to higher-level math. Our students, taught by Jasen Li (MIT, former math club state champion), have been invited to Math field day and received awards including "Top Independent Scorer" in the biggest middle school competition, Math Counts. Get read to take your math skills to the next level!

Book Clubs

8th-9th | 6/18-8/9 | M,W 3:30- 5pm 

Our preview book clubs introduce students to some of the material they will read in the upcoming school year. Students engage with books and poems through a variety of activities in order to gain an early understanding of readings that are often considered challenging the first time around.