Calvary Day School is excited to begin offering academic courses to Upper School students during the summer. Courses offered are college preparatory classes that will award students 0.5 or 1.0 credit toward graduation upon successful completion and will be offered during the month of June. Summer courses are open to rising 9th through 12th grade Calvary students as designated by course, who are looking to fulfill an elective or academic credit.
Calvary’s Summer Course Program is modeled after a collegiate summer term and offers a variety of benefits to serve all students. Rising freshmen have the opportunity to experience upper school course work and begin acclimating to life as an upper school student. Rising upperclassmen taking a summer course will be able to create space in their academic schedule to take additional higher level and/or other elective courses or make time in their schedule during the school year to focus on other classes.
Summer courses will be held at Calvary on dates designated in each course description. Each course has a minimum enrollment of ten students.
The cost for each 0.5 credit course is $175.00, and the cost for a 1.0 credit course is $350.00. Course fees will be charged to Smart Tuition accounts when registration is complete. Additional text fees may apply.
Registration for summer courses closes on March 31, 2021. Registrants will be notified via email regarding course enrollment.
*Course offerings may change based on conditions related to Covid-19.
"And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man."
For rising 9th-12th grade Calvary students
Held June 1st-18th at Calvary Day School
.5 credit - $175
1.0 credit - $350
Your Smart Tuition account will be charged after registration closes.
Janet Jeffcoat is a Master Cosmetologist and came to Calvary Day School in 2017. Janet attends Southwest Baptist Church where she is actively involved in the praise team, youth program, and children’s ministries. Her favorite Bible passage is Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” Janet is married to Matt, and they have two daughters who attend Calvary. In her free time, Janet enjoys watching her girls play sports, traveling with her family, and spending time with the youth at her church.
This is a survey course of World History beginning with an overview of the First Classical Civilizations and the Classical Era (2000 BC-600 AD) and proceeding through the major historical eras experienced in the geographic regions of East Asia, Central and South Asia, West Asia, Europe and North Africa including the political, religious, cultural, and cross-cultural developments and connections in each region (600-1500 AD). The historical developments Civilizations in the Americas will be included prior to the study of the 1st Age of Globalization (1492-1763), and then the succeeding historical eras of global history through the end of the Cold War and dissolution of the Soviet Union (1989-1999).
This course explores the major themes in the formation and growth of the United States of America, from the settling of the American continent to the present. Students will gain a greater understanding of United States History by
making connections between historical time periods, recognizing continuities and discontinuities. They will develop an informed perspective on contemporary issues affecting society by integrating knowledge from a wide variety of sources. Students will learn to understand and respect other points of view and will strengthen their analytical reading and writing skills.
Chemistry 2/Forensics - 1.0 Students must have completed Chemistry I to enroll.
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