Summer and Back to School Information

Athletics
  • Finalforms for 20-21 School year goes live on June 9th, 2020.

  • The Weight Room will not have general hours this summer. 

  • There will be no assigned summer reading this year.

Summer REPs

(Review, Engage, and Prepare)

New this summer, our faculty will be offering classes to help new and current Knights engage with classmates and faculty, review topics, and prepare for the fall.  These classes will be free for students.  These are not required for your son, but they will help him remain sharp over the summer.  

 

The first session will take place from June 15th - July 3rd.  This session will be virtual and organized through Google Classroom.

 

The second session will take place from July 6th - July 24th.  Given current guidelines, this session will have some offerings in person at SFS and others will be virtual.  If the guidelines change, we will contact you.   

 

 

If you have specific questions on the courses, please contact the individual teacher.

 

If you have general questions about Summer REPs, please contact Fr. Joe Newman (jnewman@sfstoledo.org)

World Languages

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

Course: Oraciones de la Mañana en Español (WL11)

Teacher: Jennifer Fleck

Grade Levels: All Levels

Schedule: M-F at 8:05 am (20-minute sessions)

Virtual

Description: Oraciones de la Mañana en Español or Morning Prayer in Spanish:  Begin each weekday of Session I with 20 minutes of simple and easy prayer in Spanish. Inspired by the writings of St. Francis de Sales participants will have the opportunity to offer intentions, to thank God, to make resolutions and to dedicate his or her day to the glory of God and Eternal salvation.

The whole family is invited to participate in praying in Spanish. The daily sequences and vocabulary are designed to be simple and easy to remember. The content of each prayer session is derived by its participants. Personalization and repetition will reinforce your language skills. This class is sure to enrich your daily prayer life. 

 

Course: Las Aventuras de Señora Fleck y su perrita Lily (WL12)

Teacher: Jennifer Fleck

Grade Levels: Beginners & Up - Focus on High Frequency Words in All Tenses

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:05 - 11:00 am 

Virtual

Description: Las Aventuras de Señora Fleck y su perrita Lily During session I, join Sra Fleck and her French Bulldog Lily traverse through life in a 55 minute class twice per week. Lily loves to play sports, get into trouble and surprise endings. In this class you will watch the shenanigans of Sra Fleck and Lily on their adventures while talking about it in Spanish. This class is fun for learners who don’t want to focus on grammar or write a lot. You will pick up new phrases and practice words of high frequency in all tenses. Expect to see a few run-ins with people and places you know.

 

Course: Grammar Review - Preparing for Spanish II (WL13)

Teacher: Jason Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish II

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 am

Virtual 

Description: This class will meet during the first week of the session (6/15 - 6/19) and the third week (6/29 - 7/3) of the session. Students will review the grammar topics of present tense conjugations of -ar/-er/-ir verbs. They will review answering questions in complete Spanish sentences based on subjects. Students will also review the conjugations of the stem-changing verbs in the present tense. The verb gustar and similar verbs will be reviewed and practiced. Other topics may be reviewed/presented in order to be prepared for Spanish II.



 

Course: Grammar Review -Preparing for Spanish III (WL14)

Teacher: Jason Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish III

Schedule: Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Virtual

Description: This class will meet during the first week of the session (6/15 - 6/19) and the third week (6/29 - 7/3) of the session. Students will review the present tense verb conjugations as they apply to questions and answers. They will also review the two simple past tenses (preterite and imperfect) as well as the compound verb tense of the present perfect. The future and conditional tenses will also be reviewed and practiced. Object pronouns and the verb gustar will also be reviewed. Other topics may be reviewed/presented in order to be prepared for Spanish III.

 

Course: Conversations in Spanish (WL15)

Teacher: Janet Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish III and AP Spanish

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00 pm 

Virtual

This class will meet during the first week of the session (6/15 - 6/19) and the third week of the session (6/29 - 7/3).

Description:   This class will meet for 45 minutes and will cover different topics covered during the school year.  Students will be introduced to a variety of vocabulary and verb tenses.  Students will be asked to make small presentations to the group.  The purpose of this class is to help the students feel more comfortable speaking and listening to Spanish.

 

World Languages

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: Oraciones de la Tarde en Español (WL21)

Teacher: Jennifer Fleck

Grade Levels: All Levels

Schedule: M-F at 7:00 pm (20-minute sessions)

Virtual

Description: Oraciones de la Tarde en Español or Evening Prayer in Spanish: End each weekday of Session II with 20 minutes of simple and easy prayer in Spanish. Inspired by the writings of St. Francis, you will have the opportunity to reflect upon your morning meditation, to thank God, to examine your day, ask for forgiveness, and end by commending all things to God. 

The whole family is invited to participate in praying in Spanish. The daily sequences and vocabulary are designed to be simple and easy to remember. The content of each prayer session is derived by its participants. Personalization and repetition will reinforce your language skills. This class is sure to enrich your daily prayer life. 

 

Course: Conozca a tus Profesores (WL22)

Teacher: Jennifer Fleck

Grade Levels: Beginners & Up - Teachers and Staff will be interviewed in Spanish -Fun for all levels

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:05 - 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: Conozca a tus Profesores Join Sra Fleck during Session II as she interviews some of St. Francis’ teachers, coaches or familiar faces in Spanish. Warning! You may have to help as your teachers and coaches try to pronounce and understand words as they try to answer questions in Spanish. Prior to each interview, you will be asked to predict how you think each teacher or coach will fare in Spanish. Watch to see if your predictions are correct! This class meets for 55 minutes on Google Hangouts and will take place twice per week from 10:05-11:00 am during session II. 

 

Course: Grammar Review - Preparing for Spanish II (WL23)

Teacher: Jason Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish II

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 am - 11:45 am

In-Person

Description: Students will review the grammar topics of present tense conjugations of -ar/-er/-ir verbs. They will review answering questions in complete Spanish sentences based on subjects. Students will also review the conjugations of the stem-changing verbs in the present tense. The verb gustar and similar verbs will be reviewed and practiced. Other topics may be reviewed/presented in order to be prepared for Spanish II

 

Course: Grammar Review -Preparing for Spanish III (WL24)

Teacher: Jason Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish III

Schedule: Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:00 am - 11:45 am

In-Person

Description: Students will review the present tense verb conjugations as they apply to questions and answers. They will also review the two simple past tenses (preterite and imperfect) as well as the compound verb tense of the present perfect. The future and conditional tenses will also be reviewed and practiced. Object pronouns and the verb gustar will also be reviewed. Other topics may be reviewed/presented in order to be prepared for Spanish III.


 

Course: Conversations in Spanish (WL25)

Teacher: Janet Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish III and AP Spanish

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00 pm

In-Person

Description: This class will meet for 45 minutes and will cover different topics covered during the school year.  Students will be introduced to a variety of vocabulary and verb tenses.  Students will be asked to make small presentations to the group. The purpose of this class is to help the students feel more comfortable speaking and listening to Spanish.

 


 

Course: French Enrichment (WL26)

Teacher: Margaret Blackburn

Grade Levels: Students entering French II, Honors French III, or AP French

Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am

Hybrid

Description: Are you taking French II, Honors III, or AP in the fall and feeling a little uneasy about your skills?  Join me as we explore a fully digital, interactive text that will hone your reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills.  You will feel more confident when we return to school in the fall!  We will meet twice a week during session II and complete additional online assignments.


 

Social Studies

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: Introduction to AP Human Geography (SS11)

Teacher: Mr. Chris Dyer ‘08

Grade Levels: Freshmen enrolled in AP Human Geography

Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:00 am (30-45 minutes)

Virtual

Description: This session will focus on preparing students for AP Human Geography. We will focus on the basics of Geography in hopes of developing a base content knowledge for when students return in the fall. Topics include: the themes of geography (MR. HELP), sites, situation, reading maps, different types of maps, cultural landscapes, and more!

 

Course: Got Government? Jumpstart to the Constitution. (SS12)

Teacher: Gary Miesle

Grade Levels: 10th - 12th graders.  

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 - 9:46 am

Virtual

Description: This course will give you a jump-start to the history, structure, and foundational principles of the U.S. Constitution. Essential for those enrolled in AP Government and Politics this fall and highly recommend for those taking American Government this year, this course will be extremely beneficial and informative to all students.

 

Course: Team Teach! English and History Document Based Questions (SS13)

Teachers: Frannie Jagielski, Melissa Fortner, and Carl Collier

Grade Levels: 7 - 9 Graders and Incoming Students 7-9

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

Virtual

Description: This course focuses on nonfiction- analysis/ synthesis, DBQs (Document -Based Questions), writing.  The emphasis will be on developing skills needed to succeed in Honors, AP and accelerated courses at SFS. Students are encouraged to also enroll in Introduction to G Suite with Mr. Blochowski.


 

Social Studies 

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: Got Government? Jumpstart to The Bill of Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (SS21)

Teacher: Gary Miesle

Grade Levels: 10th - 12th graders.  

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 - 9:46 am

Hybrid

Description: This course will give you a jump-start to the fundamental rights and liberties guaranteed to all citizens by the Bill of Rights. Essential for those enrolled in AP U.S. Government and Politics this fall and highly recommended for those taking American Government this year, this course will be extremely beneficial and informative to all students.

 

Course: AP US History Concepts (SS22)

Teacher: Carl Collier

Grade Levels: Students enrolled in AP US History.

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 am

In-Person

Description: The course will introduce students to the thinking skills and themes used in AP US History.  Along with class presentations, short videos will be available to introduce things like contextualization,  thesis writing, making arguments, sourcing documents, and more. The emphasis will be on developing skills needed to succeed in AP US History.

 

Science

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: Introduction to AP Physics: Mechanics (S11)

Teacher: Scott Secrest

Grade Levels: Entering AP Physics: Mechanics

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 11:00 am - 11:45 am 

Virtual

This class will meet during the second week (6/22 - 6/26) and third week (6/29 - 7/3) of session 1.

Description: Introduction to Labs and Graphing with Pivot Interactives.  We will be taking measurements from video labs and learning how to graph to find relationships, which will be a skill that is used in AP Physics. The focus will be on the measurements and graphing themselves, but it will introduce some topics that will be studied during the year.

 

Course: Introduction to AP Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (S12)

Teacher: Scott Secrest

Grade Levels: Entering AP Physics: E&M

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm 

Virtual

This class will meet during the second week (6/22 - 6/26) and third week (6/29 - 7/3) of session 1.  

Description: AP Physics E&M: Introduction to Labs and Graphing with Pivot Interactives. We will be taking measurements from video labs and learning how to graph to find relationships, which will be a skill that is used in AP Physics. We will tie into information learned in honors physics or AP Mechanics, as well as introduce some topics that will be studied during the year. 

 

Course: Application of the Scientific Method (S13)

Teacher: Lauren DePorre

Grade Levels: 7 - 9

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 10:00 am

Virtual

Description: Teaching students the different parts of the Scientific Method and how to apply it in general scientific explorations. A benefit to any student taking a science class in the fall! We will break down each step of the method and explore how we use each of them in our daily lives.

 

 

 

Science Sessions 2

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: Astronomy: The Summer Sky (S21)

Teacher: Scott Secrest

Grade Levels: All are welcome

Schedule: Class on Monday and Fridays at 11:00 am - 11:45 am.  Viewing sessions on Wednesdays start at 10:00 pm.

In-Person 

Description: We will be entering the world of astronomy!  In the class, we will introduce the summer constellations and their mythology, the moon and its phases, observable planets, galaxies, variable stars, and possibly other topics. There will be 2 sessions per week of discussion, and one session per week of observation.  

 

Course: Scientific Method Shark Tank (S22)

Teacher: Lauren DePorre

Grade Levels: 7 - 9 (Students are encouraged to take Summer Session 1: Application of the Scientific Method) 

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 10:00 am. 

In-Person

Description: Taking student understanding of the Scientific Method and applying it to the various levels of curriculum that they will be going through next year.  Students will use the Scientific Method to come up with an idea to present to “The Shark Tank” team!



 

English

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

Course: ACT Review: English and Reading (E13)

Teacher: Lynn Rostash

Grade Levels: Students interested in ACT prep

Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am.

Virtual

Description: This course provides examples and tactics to help with students on the ACT

 

Course: Team Teach! English and History Document Based Questions (SS13)

Teachers: Frannie Jagielski, Melissa Fortner, and Carl Collier

Grade Levels: 7 - 9 Graders and Incoming Students 7-9

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

Virtual

Description: This course focuses on nonfiction- analysis/ synthesis, DBQs (Document -Based Questions), writing.  The emphasis will be on developing skills needed to succeed in Honors, AP and accelerated courses at SFS. Students are encouraged to also enroll in Introduction to G Suite with Mr. Blochowski.


 

English

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: Research - Focused Writing (E21)

Teacher: Frannie Jagielski

Grade Levels: 7 - 9 Graders and Incoming/ Transfer Students

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

In-Person

Description: This course will review basic writing, MLA format, source credibility, and thesis, planning/ prewriting.  These sessions will cultivate study and test taking skills.  Students are encouraged to also enroll in Introduction to G Suite under Computer Science.

 

Mathematics

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: ACT PREP: Algebra (M11)

Teacher: Stephen Steingass

Prerequisite: Algebra I 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

Virtual 

Description: This course is designed to review algebra concepts covered in the ACT.  

 

Course: ACT PREP: Trigonometry (M12)

Teacher: Alan Zobler

Prerequisite: A course covering trigonometry (or by instructor’s approval)

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00AM - 11:00AM 

Virtual

**Please note: This session will be offered from June 22nd through July 2nd.

Description: This course is designed to review Trig concepts covered in the ACT.

Week 1: Right Triangle Trigonometry (SOH - CAH - TOA) and Important Formulas

Week 2: Trigonometric functions and graphs

 

Course: 7/8th Grade Math Foundations (M13)

Teacher: Kristi Soleau

Grade Levels: 7 - 8 graders

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: This course will review the major topics covered in 7th and 8th grade math

Week 1: The number system

Week 2: Expressions

Week 3: Equations
 

Mathematics 

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: ACT PREP: Algebra (M21)

Teacher: Stephen Steingass

Prerequisite: Algebra I 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

In-Person 

Description: This course is designed to review algebra concepts covered in the ACT.  It will build on concepts presented in ACT PREP: Algebra (First Session).  Students who did not take the first session are welcome to join.  

 

Course: ACT PREP: Geometry (M22)

Teacher: Polly Kasper

Prerequisite: Geometry 

Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00 pm

In-Person

Description: This course is designed to review geometry concepts covered in the ACT. 

 

Course: 7/8th Grade Math Foundations (M23)

Teacher: Kristi Soleau

Grade Levels: 7 - 8 graders

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:00 am

In-Person

Description: This course will review the major topics covered in 7th and 8th grade math

Week 4:  Functions

Week 5:  Geometry

Week 6: Statistics/Probability

 

Course: AP Calculus Prep (M24)

Teacher: Alan Zobler

Grade Levels: Students enrolled in AP Calculus AB or BC

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

In-Person

Description: Review of Precalculus concepts and introduction to Calculus.

Week 1:  Algebra Topics (properties of real numbers, absolute value, word problems, and factoring) 

Week 2: Coordinate Geometry (distance formula, circles, midpoint formula, equations of lines, slope, and completing the square)

Week 3:  Trigonometry Review (Angles, exact values of trig functions (for special angles), graphing trigonometric functions,  Solving trig. Equations)



 

Theology

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: Becoming a Better Person (T11)

Teacher: Ronald Olszewski 

Students: All Knights interested in their spirituality 

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: Growing in our faith and becoming a true Christian Gentleman in the Spirit of SFS

 

Theology

Session 2 (7/6 -7/24)

 

Course: Becoming a Better Person (T21)

Teacher: Ronald Olszewski 

Students: All Knights interested in their spirituality 

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:00 am

In-Person

Description: Growing in our faith and becoming a true Christian Gentleman in the Spirit of SFS



 

Computer Science MB

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: Introduction to G Suite (CS11)

Teacher: Michael Blochowski

Grade Levels: All Students

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 am

Virtual

Description: This course will introduce students to the collaboration and productivity apps contained in the G Suite.

 

 

College Prep

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: ACT PREP: Practice Tests and Skills (CP11)

Teacher: Annette Bockbrader and Haleigh Sharp

Students: All are welcome 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: This online course is designed to assist students in more thoroughly preparing their college and career readiness skills as measured by the ACT. 

 

Course: ACT PREP: Algebra (M11)

Teacher: Stephen Steingass

Prerequisite: Algebra I 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

Virtual

Description: This course is designed to review algebra concepts covered in the ACT. 

Course: ACT Review: English and Reading (E13)

Teacher: Lynn Rostash

Grade Levels: Students interested in ACT prep

Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am.

Virtual

Description: This course provides examples and tactics to help with students on the ACT

 

Course: ACT PREP: Trigonometry (M12)

Teacher: Teacher: Alan Zobler

Prerequisite: A course covering trigonometry (or by instructor’s approval)

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Virtual

**Please note: This session will be offered from June 22nd through July 2nd.

Description: This course is designed to review Trig concepts covered in the ACT.

Week 1: Right Triangle Trigonometry (SOH - CAH - TOA) and Important Formulas

Week 2: Trigonometric functions and graphs

 

College Prep 

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: ACT PREP: Practice Tests and Skills (CP21)

Teacher: Annette Bockbrader and Haleigh Sharp

Students: All are welcome.  Students enrolled in session 1 will continue through the course.  New students to the course are also welcome.   

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: This online course is designed to assist students in more thoroughly preparing their college and career readiness skills as measured by the ACT. 

 

Course: ACT PREP: Algebra (M21)

Teacher: Stephen Steingass

Prerequisite: Algebra I 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

In-Person

Description: This course is designed to review algebra concepts covered in the ACT.  It will build on concepts presented in ACT PREP: Algebra (First Session).  Students who did not take the first session are welcome to join.  

 

Course: ACT PREP: Geometry (M22)

Teacher: Polly Kasper

Prerequisite: Geometry 

Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00 pm 

In-Person

Description: This course is designed to review geometry concepts covered in the ACT. 

 

Guidance

Session 1 and 2 

 

Course: Positive Mindset- Surrounding Ourselves in Positivity in the Face of Adversity! (G31)

Teacher: Haleigh Sharp, Ward Ensign

Students: All are welcome

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 12:00 pm

Virtual

Description: Helping Knights create and maintain a positive mindset and attitude while facing a changing world. Learning about affirmations, positive thinking, power of positive prayer, helpful tips and tricks, positive weekly chats and meetings, and daily text reminders.

 

Summer and Back to School Information

Athletics
  • Finalforms for 20-21 School year goes live on June 9th, 2020.

  • The Weight Room will not have general hours this summer. 

  • There will be no assigned summer reading this year.

Summer REPs

(Review, Engage, and Prepare)

New this summer, our faculty will be offering classes to help new and current Knights engage with classmates and faculty, review topics, and prepare for the fall.  These classes will be free for students.  These are not required for your son, but they will help him remain sharp over the summer.  

 

The first session will take place from June 15th - July 3rd.  This session will be virtual and organized through Google Classroom.

 

The second session will take place from July 6th - July 24th.  Given current guidelines, this session will have some offerings in person at SFS and others will be virtual.  If the guidelines change, we will contact you.   

 

 

If you have specific questions on the courses, please contact the individual teacher.

 

If you have general questions about Summer REPs, please contact Fr. Joe Newman (jnewman@sfstoledo.org)

World Languages

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

Course: Oraciones de la Mañana en Español (WL11)

Teacher: Jennifer Fleck

Grade Levels: All Levels

Schedule: M-F at 8:05 am (20-minute sessions)

Virtual

Description: Oraciones de la Mañana en Español or Morning Prayer in Spanish:  Begin each weekday of Session I with 20 minutes of simple and easy prayer in Spanish. Inspired by the writings of St. Francis de Sales participants will have the opportunity to offer intentions, to thank God, to make resolutions and to dedicate his or her day to the glory of God and Eternal salvation.

The whole family is invited to participate in praying in Spanish. The daily sequences and vocabulary are designed to be simple and easy to remember. The content of each prayer session is derived by its participants. Personalization and repetition will reinforce your language skills. This class is sure to enrich your daily prayer life. 

 

Course: Las Aventuras de Señora Fleck y su perrita Lily (WL12)

Teacher: Jennifer Fleck

Grade Levels: Beginners & Up - Focus on High Frequency Words in All Tenses

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:05 - 11:00 am 

Virtual

Description: Las Aventuras de Señora Fleck y su perrita Lily During session I, join Sra Fleck and her French Bulldog Lily traverse through life in a 55 minute class twice per week. Lily loves to play sports, get into trouble and surprise endings. In this class you will watch the shenanigans of Sra Fleck and Lily on their adventures while talking about it in Spanish. This class is fun for learners who don’t want to focus on grammar or write a lot. You will pick up new phrases and practice words of high frequency in all tenses. Expect to see a few run-ins with people and places you know.

 

Course: Grammar Review - Preparing for Spanish II (WL13)

Teacher: Jason Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish II

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 am

Virtual 

Description: This class will meet during the first week of the session (6/15 - 6/19) and the third week (6/29 - 7/3) of the session. Students will review the grammar topics of present tense conjugations of -ar/-er/-ir verbs. They will review answering questions in complete Spanish sentences based on subjects. Students will also review the conjugations of the stem-changing verbs in the present tense. The verb gustar and similar verbs will be reviewed and practiced. Other topics may be reviewed/presented in order to be prepared for Spanish II.



 

Course: Grammar Review -Preparing for Spanish III (WL14)

Teacher: Jason Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish III

Schedule: Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Virtual

Description: This class will meet during the first week of the session (6/15 - 6/19) and the third week (6/29 - 7/3) of the session. Students will review the present tense verb conjugations as they apply to questions and answers. They will also review the two simple past tenses (preterite and imperfect) as well as the compound verb tense of the present perfect. The future and conditional tenses will also be reviewed and practiced. Object pronouns and the verb gustar will also be reviewed. Other topics may be reviewed/presented in order to be prepared for Spanish III.

 

Course: Conversations in Spanish (WL15)

Teacher: Janet Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish III and AP Spanish

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00 pm 

Virtual

This class will meet during the first week of the session (6/15 - 6/19) and the third week of the session (6/29 - 7/3).

Description:   This class will meet for 45 minutes and will cover different topics covered during the school year.  Students will be introduced to a variety of vocabulary and verb tenses.  Students will be asked to make small presentations to the group.  The purpose of this class is to help the students feel more comfortable speaking and listening to Spanish.

 

World Languages

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: Oraciones de la Tarde en Español (WL21)

Teacher: Jennifer Fleck

Grade Levels: All Levels

Schedule: M-F at 7:00 pm (20-minute sessions)

Virtual

Description: Oraciones de la Tarde en Español or Evening Prayer in Spanish: End each weekday of Session II with 20 minutes of simple and easy prayer in Spanish. Inspired by the writings of St. Francis, you will have the opportunity to reflect upon your morning meditation, to thank God, to examine your day, ask for forgiveness, and end by commending all things to God. 

The whole family is invited to participate in praying in Spanish. The daily sequences and vocabulary are designed to be simple and easy to remember. The content of each prayer session is derived by its participants. Personalization and repetition will reinforce your language skills. This class is sure to enrich your daily prayer life. 

 

Course: Conozca a tus Profesores (WL22)

Teacher: Jennifer Fleck

Grade Levels: Beginners & Up - Teachers and Staff will be interviewed in Spanish -Fun for all levels

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:05 - 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: Conozca a tus Profesores Join Sra Fleck during Session II as she interviews some of St. Francis’ teachers, coaches or familiar faces in Spanish. Warning! You may have to help as your teachers and coaches try to pronounce and understand words as they try to answer questions in Spanish. Prior to each interview, you will be asked to predict how you think each teacher or coach will fare in Spanish. Watch to see if your predictions are correct! This class meets for 55 minutes on Google Hangouts and will take place twice per week from 10:05-11:00 am during session II. 

 

Course: Grammar Review - Preparing for Spanish II (WL23)

Teacher: Jason Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish II

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 am - 11:45 am

In-Person

Description: Students will review the grammar topics of present tense conjugations of -ar/-er/-ir verbs. They will review answering questions in complete Spanish sentences based on subjects. Students will also review the conjugations of the stem-changing verbs in the present tense. The verb gustar and similar verbs will be reviewed and practiced. Other topics may be reviewed/presented in order to be prepared for Spanish II

 

Course: Grammar Review -Preparing for Spanish III (WL24)

Teacher: Jason Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish III

Schedule: Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:00 am - 11:45 am

In-Person

Description: Students will review the present tense verb conjugations as they apply to questions and answers. They will also review the two simple past tenses (preterite and imperfect) as well as the compound verb tense of the present perfect. The future and conditional tenses will also be reviewed and practiced. Object pronouns and the verb gustar will also be reviewed. Other topics may be reviewed/presented in order to be prepared for Spanish III.


 

Course: Conversations in Spanish (WL25)

Teacher: Janet Wawrzyniak

Grade Levels: Students Entering Spanish III and AP Spanish

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00 pm

In-Person

Description: This class will meet for 45 minutes and will cover different topics covered during the school year.  Students will be introduced to a variety of vocabulary and verb tenses.  Students will be asked to make small presentations to the group. The purpose of this class is to help the students feel more comfortable speaking and listening to Spanish.

 


 

Course: French Enrichment (WL26)

Teacher: Margaret Blackburn

Grade Levels: Students entering French II, Honors French III, or AP French

Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am

Hybrid

Description: Are you taking French II, Honors III, or AP in the fall and feeling a little uneasy about your skills?  Join me as we explore a fully digital, interactive text that will hone your reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills.  You will feel more confident when we return to school in the fall!  We will meet twice a week during session II and complete additional online assignments.


 

Social Studies

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: Introduction to AP Human Geography (SS11)

Teacher: Mr. Chris Dyer ‘08

Grade Levels: Freshmen enrolled in AP Human Geography

Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:00 am (30-45 minutes)

Virtual

Description: This session will focus on preparing students for AP Human Geography. We will focus on the basics of Geography in hopes of developing a base content knowledge for when students return in the fall. Topics include: the themes of geography (MR. HELP), sites, situation, reading maps, different types of maps, cultural landscapes, and more!

 

Course: Got Government? Jumpstart to the Constitution. (SS12)

Teacher: Gary Miesle

Grade Levels: 10th - 12th graders.  

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 - 9:46 am

Virtual

Description: This course will give you a jump-start to the history, structure, and foundational principles of the U.S. Constitution. Essential for those enrolled in AP Government and Politics this fall and highly recommend for those taking American Government this year, this course will be extremely beneficial and informative to all students.

 

Course: Team Teach! English and History Document Based Questions (SS13)

Teachers: Frannie Jagielski, Melissa Fortner, and Carl Collier

Grade Levels: 7 - 9 Graders and Incoming Students 7-9

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

Virtual

Description: This course focuses on nonfiction- analysis/ synthesis, DBQs (Document -Based Questions), writing.  The emphasis will be on developing skills needed to succeed in Honors, AP and accelerated courses at SFS. Students are encouraged to also enroll in Introduction to G Suite with Mr. Blochowski.


 

Social Studies 

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: Got Government? Jumpstart to The Bill of Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (SS21)

Teacher: Gary Miesle

Grade Levels: 10th - 12th graders.  

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 - 9:46 am

Hybrid

Description: This course will give you a jump-start to the fundamental rights and liberties guaranteed to all citizens by the Bill of Rights. Essential for those enrolled in AP U.S. Government and Politics this fall and highly recommended for those taking American Government this year, this course will be extremely beneficial and informative to all students.

 

Course: AP US History Concepts (SS22)

Teacher: Carl Collier

Grade Levels: Students enrolled in AP US History.

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 am

In-Person

Description: The course will introduce students to the thinking skills and themes used in AP US History.  Along with class presentations, short videos will be available to introduce things like contextualization,  thesis writing, making arguments, sourcing documents, and more. The emphasis will be on developing skills needed to succeed in AP US History.

 

Science

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: Introduction to AP Physics: Mechanics (S11)

Teacher: Scott Secrest

Grade Levels: Entering AP Physics: Mechanics

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 11:00 am - 11:45 am 

Virtual

This class will meet during the second week (6/22 - 6/26) and third week (6/29 - 7/3) of session 1.

Description: Introduction to Labs and Graphing with Pivot Interactives.  We will be taking measurements from video labs and learning how to graph to find relationships, which will be a skill that is used in AP Physics. The focus will be on the measurements and graphing themselves, but it will introduce some topics that will be studied during the year.

 

Course: Introduction to AP Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (S12)

Teacher: Scott Secrest

Grade Levels: Entering AP Physics: E&M

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm 

Virtual

This class will meet during the second week (6/22 - 6/26) and third week (6/29 - 7/3) of session 1.  

Description: AP Physics E&M: Introduction to Labs and Graphing with Pivot Interactives. We will be taking measurements from video labs and learning how to graph to find relationships, which will be a skill that is used in AP Physics. We will tie into information learned in honors physics or AP Mechanics, as well as introduce some topics that will be studied during the year. 

 

Course: Application of the Scientific Method (S13)

Teacher: Lauren DePorre

Grade Levels: 7 - 9

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 10:00 am

Virtual

Description: Teaching students the different parts of the Scientific Method and how to apply it in general scientific explorations. A benefit to any student taking a science class in the fall! We will break down each step of the method and explore how we use each of them in our daily lives.

 

 

 

Science

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: Astronomy: The Summer Sky (S21)

Teacher: Scott Secrest

Grade Levels: All are welcome

Schedule: Class on Monday and Fridays at 11:00 am - 11:45 am.  Viewing sessions on Wednesdays start at 10:00 pm.

In-Person 

Description: We will be entering the world of astronomy!  In the class, we will introduce the summer constellations and their mythology, the moon and its phases, observable planets, galaxies, variable stars, and possibly other topics. There will be 2 sessions per week of discussion, and one session per week of observation.  

 

Course: Scientific Method Shark Tank (S22)

Teacher: Lauren DePorre

Grade Levels: 7 - 9 (Students are encouraged to take Summer Session 1: Application of the Scientific Method) 

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 10:00 am. 

In-Person

Description: Taking student understanding of the Scientific Method and applying it to the various levels of curriculum that they will be going through next year.  Students will use the Scientific Method to come up with an idea to present to “The Shark Tank” team!



 

English

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

Course: ACT Review: English and Reading (E13)

Teacher: Lynn Rostash

Grade Levels: Students interested in ACT prep

Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am.

Virtual

Description: This course provides examples and tactics to help with students on the ACT

 

Course: Team Teach! English and History Document Based Questions (SS13)

Teachers: Frannie Jagielski, Melissa Fortner, and Carl Collier

Grade Levels: 7 - 9 Graders and Incoming Students 7-9

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

Virtual

Description: This course focuses on nonfiction- analysis/ synthesis, DBQs (Document -Based Questions), writing.  The emphasis will be on developing skills needed to succeed in Honors, AP and accelerated courses at SFS. Students are encouraged to also enroll in Introduction to G Suite with Mr. Blochowski.


 

English

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: Research - Focused Writing (E21)

Teacher: Frannie Jagielski

Grade Levels: 7 - 9 Graders and Incoming/ Transfer Students

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

In-Person

Description: This course will review basic writing, MLA format, source credibility, and thesis, planning/ prewriting.  These sessions will cultivate study and test taking skills.  Students are encouraged to also enroll in Introduction to G Suite under Computer Science.

 

Mathematics

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: ACT PREP: Algebra (M11)

Teacher: Stephen Steingass

Prerequisite: Algebra I 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

Virtual 

Description: This course is designed to review algebra concepts covered in the ACT.  

 

Course: ACT PREP: Trigonometry (M12)

Teacher: Alan Zobler

Prerequisite: A course covering trigonometry (or by instructor’s approval)

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00AM - 11:00AM 

Virtual

**Please note: This session will be offered from June 22nd through July 2nd.

Description: This course is designed to review Trig concepts covered in the ACT.

Week 1: Right Triangle Trigonometry (SOH - CAH - TOA) and Important Formulas

Week 2: Trigonometric functions and graphs

 

Course: 7/8th Grade Math Foundations (M13)

Teacher: Kristi Soleau

Grade Levels: 7 - 8 graders

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: This course will review the major topics covered in 7th and 8th grade math

Week 1: The number system

Week 2: Expressions

Week 3: Equations
 

Mathematics 

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: ACT PREP: Algebra (M21)

Teacher: Stephen Steingass

Prerequisite: Algebra I 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

In-Person 

Description: This course is designed to review algebra concepts covered in the ACT.  It will build on concepts presented in ACT PREP: Algebra (First Session).  Students who did not take the first session are welcome to join.  

 

Course: ACT PREP: Geometry (M22)

Teacher: Polly Kasper

Prerequisite: Geometry 

Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00 pm

In-Person

Description: This course is designed to review geometry concepts covered in the ACT. 

 

Course: 7/8th Grade Math Foundations (M23)

Teacher: Kristi Soleau

Grade Levels: 7 - 8 graders

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:00 am

In-Person

Description: This course will review the major topics covered in 7th and 8th grade math

Week 4:  Functions

Week 5:  Geometry

Week 6: Statistics/Probability

 

Course: AP Calculus Prep (M24)

Teacher: Alan Zobler

Grade Levels: Students enrolled in AP Calculus AB or BC

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

In-Person

Description: Review of Precalculus concepts and introduction to Calculus.

Week 1:  Algebra Topics (properties of real numbers, absolute value, word problems, and factoring) 

Week 2: Coordinate Geometry (distance formula, circles, midpoint formula, equations of lines, slope, and completing the square)

Week 3:  Trigonometry Review (Angles, exact values of trig functions (for special angles), graphing trigonometric functions,  Solving trig. Equations)



 

Theology

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: Becoming a Better Person (T11)

Teacher: Ronald Olszewski 

Students: All Knights interested in their spirituality 

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: Growing in our faith and becoming a true Christian Gentleman in the Spirit of SFS

 

Theology

Session 2 (7/6 -7/24)

 

Course: Becoming a Better Person (T21)

Teacher: Ronald Olszewski 

Students: All Knights interested in their spirituality 

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:00 am

In-Person

Description: Growing in our faith and becoming a true Christian Gentleman in the Spirit of SFS



 

Computer Science MB

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: Introduction to G Suite (CS11)

Teacher: Michael Blochowski

Grade Levels: All Students

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 am

Virtual

Description: This course will introduce students to the collaboration and productivity apps contained in the G Suite.

 

 

College Prep

Session 1 (6/15 - 7/3)

 

Course: ACT PREP: Practice Tests and Skills (CP11)

Teacher: Annette Bockbrader and Haleigh Sharp

Students: All are welcome 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: This online course is designed to assist students in more thoroughly preparing their college and career readiness skills as measured by the ACT. 

 

Course: ACT PREP: Algebra (M11)

Teacher: Stephen Steingass

Prerequisite: Algebra I 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

Virtual

Description: This course is designed to review algebra concepts covered in the ACT. 

Course: ACT Review: English and Reading (E13)

Teacher: Lynn Rostash

Grade Levels: Students interested in ACT prep

Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am.

Virtual

Description: This course provides examples and tactics to help with students on the ACT

 

Course: ACT PREP: Trigonometry (M12)

Teacher: Teacher: Alan Zobler

Prerequisite: A course covering trigonometry (or by instructor’s approval)

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Virtual

**Please note: This session will be offered from June 22nd through July 2nd.

Description: This course is designed to review Trig concepts covered in the ACT.

Week 1: Right Triangle Trigonometry (SOH - CAH - TOA) and Important Formulas

Week 2: Trigonometric functions and graphs

 

College Prep 

Session 2 (7/6 - 7/24)

 

Course: ACT PREP: Practice Tests and Skills (CP21)

Teacher: Annette Bockbrader and Haleigh Sharp

Students: All are welcome.  Students enrolled in session 1 will continue through the course.  New students to the course are also welcome.   

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 11:00 am

Virtual

Description: This online course is designed to assist students in more thoroughly preparing their college and career readiness skills as measured by the ACT. 

 

Course: ACT PREP: Algebra (M21)

Teacher: Stephen Steingass

Prerequisite: Algebra I 

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00 pm

In-Person

Description: This course is designed to review algebra concepts covered in the ACT.  It will build on concepts presented in ACT PREP: Algebra (First Session).  Students who did not take the first session are welcome to join.  

 

Course: ACT PREP: Geometry (M22)

Teacher: Polly Kasper

Prerequisite: Geometry 

Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00 pm 

In-Person

Description: This course is designed to review geometry concepts covered in the ACT. 

 

Guidance

Session 1 and 2 

 

Course: Positive Mindset- Surrounding Ourselves in Positivity in the Face of Adversity! (G31)

Teacher: Haleigh Sharp, Ward Ensign

Students: All are welcome

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 12:00 pm

Virtual

Description: Helping Knights create and maintain a positive mindset and attitude while facing a changing world. Learning about affirmations, positive thinking, power of positive prayer, helpful tips and tricks, positive weekly chats and meetings, and daily text reminders.