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2019 Summer School Course Catalog

Check back often for more information and updates. If you have any questions, please contact Susanne Vedder at svedder@watkinsglenschools.org.

ID 2660. Algebra
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: Session 2
Start Date: 7/23/2019 End Date: 8/6/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: Mathematics
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 758
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
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Length: 9 days
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ID 3995. Algebra 1A
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: Session 1
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 7/22/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: Mathematics
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 758
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
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ID 3831. APEX - Algebra II Common Core
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Mathematics
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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ID 3924. APEX Chemistry
Section: 1
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Science
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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ID 3653. APEX Earth Science
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Science
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
Description: APEX learning's online course for Earth Science.
Topics Covered: Earth science concepts.
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Length: 6 weeks
Exam: online

ID 3925. APEX Economics and Government
Section: 1
Grade Level: 11, 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Social Studies
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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ID 3662. APEX English 10
Section: 1
Grade Level: 10
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
Description: English 10
Topics Covered: English
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Length: 9 days
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ID 3917. APEX English 11
Section: 1
Grade Level: 11
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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ID 3918. APEX English 12
Section: 1
Grade Level: 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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Length: 9 days
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ID 3916. APEX English 9
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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ID 3675. APEX Geometry
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 7/22/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Mathematics
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
Description: APEX geometry
Topics Covered: Geometry concepts
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ID 3675. APEX Geometry
Section: 2
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: HS On-Line APEX II
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Mathematics
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
Description: APEX geometry
Topics Covered: Geometry concepts
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ID 4003. APEX Global I
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Social Studies
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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ID 4004. APEX Global II
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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ID 3652. APEX Health Education
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: HS On-Line APEX II
Start Date: 7/16/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Other
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Price: $100.00
Description: This course offers health education through APEX learning.
Topics Covered: Health education
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Length: 60 minutes
Exam: local

ID 3919. APEX Living Environment
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Science
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 760
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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ID 3947. APEX Participation in Government
Section: 1
Grade Level: 12
Period: HS On-line APEX
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Online Course
Subject Area: Social Studies
Site: Watkins Glen
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Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $310.00
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Length: 9 days
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ID 1272. Driver Education
Section: 1
Grade Level: 11, 12
Period: Driver ED WG Theory
Start Date: 7/1/2019 End Date: 8/9/2019
Type: Driver Education
Subject Area: Other
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: Choral Room
Maximum Enrollment: 50
Price: $440.00
Description: This program is offered at the Watkins Glen Central School District through the GST BOCES Regional Summer School program. Students must be 16 years old as of July 1 and must present a copy of their permit to the instructor on the first day of class. This course is two part: theory, which is in a classroom setting and driving.
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Length: 6 weeks
Exam: Local final exam

ID 1268. Earth Science
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11
Period: Session 2
Start Date: 7/23/2019 End Date: 8/6/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: Science
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 754
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This course is designed to study the Earth and how it functions in the universe. Students will study the basic geology of the Earth from rocks and minerals to reading and interpreting maps. A large part of this course is laboratory experience, with 1200 minutes of laboratory experience required to take the Earth Science Regents exam.
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Length: 9 days
Exam: Regents and local midterm and final exam

ID 1279. English 10
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10
Period: Session 1
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 7/22/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 753
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This course will focus on students developing mastery ability to analyze various genres of literature, including short fiction, poetry, non-fiction structures, drama, and the novel. Students will examine literary techniques implemented by various authors and relate these techniques to the different genres and their own writing assignments. The goal of this course is for students to feel more comfortable in their writing skills and abilities, both analytical and creative. They will be more independent in their problem solving, and their critiques of literature should be heightened.
Topics Covered: analitical skills, literary techniques
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Length: 9 days
Exam: Local midterm and final exam

ID 1280. English 11
Section: 1
Grade Level: 11, 12
Period: Session 2
Start Date: 7/23/2019 End Date: 8/6/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 753
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This course will help students attain the advanced skills necessary to research, organize, analyze, and communicate effectively. Stimulating literature from which they will gain insights about themselves and human nature will challenge students. Through the study of literary devices, students will become increasingly aware of the relevance of good literature to life. Students will complete essays that will critically evaluate and analyze works of literature.
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Length: 9 days
Exam: Regents/RCT and local midterm and final exam

ID 1281. English 12
Section: 1
Grade Level: 11, 12
Period: Session 2
Start Date: 7/23/2019 End Date: 8/6/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 753
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: Enrichment and preparation for college will be the emphasis at this level. The students will practice a variety of writings such as persuasive compositions, creative writings and critical and interpretive writings which reflect clear and logical thinking. Research skills should be emphasized with the students learning to use the resources available at the school library as well as a college library so they are familiar with the differences that exist. Vocabulary development will be stressed with special emphasis on developing a college level vocabulary. Several types of literature will be presented with an emphasis on classical literature, though some more contemporary literature may be introduced as well. Proper literary essay format will be taught as well as additional vocabulary development. Speaking and discussion skills will be developed through class discussion as well as individual speeches in class so as to prepare the students for speaking in public forum.
Topics Covered: vocabularly development, research skills, public speaking
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Length: 9 days
Exam: Local midterm and final exam

ID 1282. English 9
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10
Period: Session 1
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 7/22/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 753
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This course covers an in-depth study of literature including novels, drama, epic poem, short stories, and essays. Students will discuss similarities and differences among the genres as well as develop writing skills through thematic, evaluative, critical lens, and listening essays. Vocabulary and grammar studies will also target development in student writing. Independent Reading is an additional component of the course, which encourages students to take responsibility in meeting personal goals.
Topics Covered: vocabulary, grammar, different genres in literature
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Length: 9 days
Exam: Local midterm and final exam

ID 1147. Grade 2
Section: 1
Grade Level: 1, 2
Period: ES K-6th Grade
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Elementary School Course
Subject Area: Other
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 761
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $450.00
Description: This can be a review or an enrichment class. Students entering 2nd grade in the fall and need some enrichment can be placed here or students struggling but moving from 2nd grade to 3rd grade in the fall should be placed here.
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Length: 6 Weeks
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ID 1149. Grade 4
Section: 1
Grade Level: 3, 4
Period: ES K-6th Grade
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Elementary School Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 763
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $450.00
Description: This course is designed as a review or enrichment class. Register students for this course if they struggled in 4th grade but are moving on to 5th grade. This course can also be enrichment for students entereing 4th grade but performed well in 3rd grade.
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ID 1266. Grade 6
Section: 1
Grade Level: 5, 6
Period: ES K-6th Grade
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Elementary School Course
Subject Area: Other
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 762
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $450.00
Description: The 6th grade summer school is focused on strengthening student skills so they are better prepared for the academics of 7th grade. This is intended for students struggling in 6th grade or just entering 6th grade in the fall. Students who are passing to 7th grade but struggled with material from 6th grade should be enrolled here. Students entering 6th grade in the fall and did very well in 5th grade can be enrolled here for enrichment.
Topics Covered: Math, Reading, Writing, Technology, Science, Social Studies
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Length: 6 weeks
Exam: Local final exam

ID 1145. Grade K
Section: 1
Grade Level: Pre-K, K
Period: ES K-6th Grade
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Elementary School Course
Subject Area: Other
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 765
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $450.00
Description: This can be a review/enrichment class Students struggling with material from Kindergarten but moving on to 1st grade in the fall of 2016 should be registered here. Students entering Kindergarten from Pre-K/Schuyler Nursery/Head Start or from private daycare can also be registered here if they can complete the work. Otherwise a preK class will be suitable for them.
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ID 1294. Health
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: Session 2
Start Date: 7/23/2019 End Date: 8/6/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: Other
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 766
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This is designed for the student who has taken Health. Successful completion of the course will allow the student to earn 1/2 credit towards graduation.
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Length: 9 days 3.5 hours
Exam: local

ID 1269. Living Environment/Biology
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: Session 2
Start Date: 7/23/2019 End Date: 8/6/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: Science
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 754
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This is a rigorous introductory general biology course. Students will survey the five living kingdoms and the life functions that bind all living things together. They will develop laboratory skills to study their environment from cells to ecosystems. Special topics will include biochemistry, human physiology, reproduction and development, genetics, ecology, and evolution.
Topics Covered: biochemistry, human physiology, reproduction and development, genetics, ecology and evolution
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Length: 9 days
Exam: Regents/RCT and local final exam

ID 1918. MS ELA 7
Section: 1
Grade Level: 7, 8
Period: Period 2
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 759
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: English 7 is designed as a readers and writers workshop. Students will focus on studying character inference strategies used by authors during reading. Students will read independent books of their choice while also reading stories, poems, and texts assigned to all students. Students will gain experience writing and understanding the nature of narrative fiction, short answer questions, thesis essays, formal letters, and original poetry.
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Length: 6 Weeks
Exam: Local Midterm and Final Exam

ID 1919. MS ELA 8
Section: 1
Grade Level: 7, 8
Period: Period 1
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 759
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
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Length: 6 Weeks
Exam: Local Midterm and Final Exam

ID 1917. MS Math 7
Section: 1
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8
Period: Period 1
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: Mathematics
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 757
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This course builds a strong foundation in basic algebra and geometry skills. The topics included are number operations, simplifying algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities, constructing and analyzing graphs, probability, geometry and exploring linear equations and patterns.
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Length: 6 Weeks
Exam: Local Midterm and Final Exam

ID 1920. MS Math 8
Section: 1
Grade Level: 7, 8
Period: Period 2
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: Mathematics
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 757
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This course prepares students for high school algebra and geometry. The topics included are number operations, simplifying algebraic expressions including operations with polynomials, factoring, solving equations and inequalities, geometry relationships including angle pairs and parallel lines, transformations, and linear equations.
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Length: 6 Weeks
Exam: Local Midterm and Final Exam

ID 1295. Physical Education
Section: 1
Grade Level: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: Session 1
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 7/22/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: Other
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: GYM
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This can be either for students needing to make up a phys. ed. class or for new students - please make sure you enroll the student in the proper section based on need 1/2 credit new class will require students to have 2 separate periods of physical education. Class for 2 hours and 6 minutes each day. If the student has failed the class during the year - please enroll in the regular 1 hour class during period 1 --- if the student is looking for new credit, not recovery credit, please enroll in periods 1 and 2.
Topics Covered: The Physical Education program for students in grades 9 through 12 centers around lifetime and personal fitness activities. Evaluation will be based on skill, knowledge, personal relations and participation.
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Exam: Local Midterm and Final Exam

ID 4002. Regents Review Algebra
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: Review Session
Start Date: 8/7/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Review Course
Subject Area: Mathematics
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 758
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $100.00
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Length: 4 days
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ID 4000. Regents Review English
Section: 1
Grade Level: 11
Period: Review Session
Start Date: 8/7/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Review Course
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 753
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $100.00
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Length: 4 days
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ID 3998. Regents Review ES
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: Review for ES
Start Date: 7/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Review Course
Subject Area: Science
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 754
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $100.00
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Length: 4 days
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ID 4008. Regents Review Global
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: Review Session
Start Date: 8/7/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Review Course
Subject Area: Social Studies
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 756
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $100.00
Description: Review for the Global Regents Exam
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Length: 3 days
Exam: Global Regents

ID 3999. Regents Review LE
Section: 1
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Period: Review for LE
Start Date: 8/7/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Review Course
Subject Area: Science
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 754
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $100.00
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Length: 4 days
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ID 4001. Regents Review US History
Section: 1
Grade Level: 11
Period: Review Session
Start Date: 8/8/2019 End Date: 8/12/2019
Type: Review Course
Subject Area: Social Studies
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 755
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $100.00
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Length: 2 days
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ID 1287. US History and Government
Section: 1
Grade Level: 11, 12
Period: Session 1/2 US
Start Date: 7/29/2019 End Date: 8/7/2019
Type: Regular Course
Subject Area: Social Studies
Site: Watkins Glen
Room: 755
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Price: $300.00
Description: This course is designed to help students understand America's past and present. Through guided studies in many types of media, students are expected to discover principles about America. The course is a largely chronological study of American History with emphasis placed on government, economics, social change, and foreign affairs.
Topics Covered: The American Federal Government, economics, social change, foreign affairs.
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Length: 7 days
Exam: Regents/RCT and local final exam