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PATRIOTS

WOOTTON HIGH
SCHOOL
SUMMER INSTITUTE
PROGRAM 2018

Our Mission
The mission of Wootton’s Summer Institute is to
provide every student with the opportunity to
continue their education and improve upon their
academic skills throughout the summer in order to
WOOTTON HIGH SCHOOL prepare them for advanced educational opportunities
offered at Wootton and at the collegiate level.

2100 Wootton Parkway NOT AFFILIATED WITH MCPS REGIONAL


Rockville, MD 20850 SUMMER SCHOOL
Phone: 240-740-1500

Find registration information & enrollment


application at:
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/
schools/woottonhs

Last revised: 3/20/18


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WOOTTON HIGH SCHOOL
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COURSE OFFERINGS

Courses are designed for students attending Wootton High School during
the 2018 - 2019 school year only.
Summer Institute dates are June 19 - July 26, 2018
(Some non-credit classes may extend 1 day past July 26) Classes for Non-Credit con’t
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2018 College Readiness Classes con’t
Refer to the Wootton website for class updates
Table of Contents **COLLEGE APPLICATION BOOT CAMP will not be offered through Wootton’s
For Credit: Summer Institute program this year. Please see the Wootton website for dates and
times of the College Career Readiness Summer Workshop Series. Enrollment is
H Health ......................................... 3 through Naviance and is free of charge.
H Geometry A/B .............................. 3
Physical Science B ........................ 3
Research Project ............................ 4
Junior Seminar (H&A) ..................... 4

Non Credit:

High School Readiness Classes ..... 5


College Readiness Classes ............ 6 - 7
In the event of an extension of the school year some dates may be adjusted. If a change
is needed you will be notified individually by email.
MCPS school bus transportation is NOT provided for Summer Institute.
For information on Ride-On’s Summer Youth Pass ($18 to ride all summer) and Youth Cruiser Smart-
Trip® card ($2) visit http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-transit/kidsridefree/index.html or call 311.

 Fill in and print out online application (preferred method), sign and get applicable sig-
natures. One application for each class is required.
 You may pay online through the Wootton School Online store. Visit our website above
and select Summer Institute Fees. Include a copy of the email confirmation of pay-
ment w/registration form. Payment online does not hold a space in a class for student
until registration form is received and processed. **See Note below.
 Or make all checks/money orders payable to: Wootton High School. Include student
name and ID number on front of the check/money order. Check must have preprinted
name and address or it will be returned. Please write two (2) separate checks if enrol-
ling into both a credited class and a non-credited class (accounting requirement).
Cash is not accepted.
 Mail to: Wootton High School Summer Institute Enrollment 2100 Wootton Pkwy Rock-
ville, MD 20850. Must be postmarked by no later than May 1, 2018.
 REFUND POLICY: Full refund if class is cancelled by WHS. Full refund if your
request to cancel registration is prior to June 1. 50% refund if you request to cancel
registration between June 1 - June 8. No refund if you request to cancel registration
on/after June 9th. One day of attendance makes a student ineligible for a refund.
 Refund policy applies no matter when application was received for processing.

**Note: online payments will automatically be refunded to your account if the regis-
tration form is NOT received in 5 business days of the payment.
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Classes for Credit


Classes for Non-Credit con’t
HONORS HEALTH
Fee: $300
Dates: Session 1: June 19 - July 6 (7/4 Holiday) Code: 7841A
College Readiness Classes Session 2: July 10 - July 26 Code: 7841B
Time: 8:10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Target Audience: Rising 10th grade students and upperclassmen interested in earning
WRITING THE COLLEGE ESSAY the 1/2 credit towards the graduation requirement during the summer. Please register for
Fee: $155
only ONE session.
Dates: Session 1: June 25 - 29 Code: ENG4 Description: Students address issues in seven topics that include: mental health; tobac-
Session 2: July 9 - 13 Code: ENG5
co, alcohol and other drugs; family life and human sexuality; disease prevention and
Session 3: July 16 - 20 Code: ENG6 control; safety and injury protection; nutrition and fitness; and personal and consumer
Session 4: July 23 - 27 Code: ENG7 health. THIS IS NOT THE MCPS ONLINE E-LEARNING COURSE. REFER TO MCPS WEBSITE
Time: 8:10 a.m. - 12:00 noon FOR ONLINE E-LEARNING ENROLLMENT INFORMATION.
th
Target Audience: Rising 12 grade students only. Please register for only ONE session. ½ credit course.
Description: If you would like to get a jumpstart on the college essay writing process, this
one week course is for you. Students will look at college essay topics from the common
application and from other universities and receive tips and suggestions for crafting their HONORS GEOMETRY A/B
essays. This course will help you brainstorm, draft, and revise your college essay. Fee: $300/session
Dates: Geometry A: June 19 - July 6 (7/4 Holiday) Code: 3203
Geometry B: July 10 - July 26 Code: 3204
SAT/ACT READING & WRITING PREP Time: 8:10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fee: $145 Target Audience: For rising 9th and 10th graders. Students must have a written recom-
Date: July 16 - 20 Code: SAT1 mendation from current math teacher included on the application and student must have
Time: 8:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. a B or higher for 1st semester in Algebra 1.
Target Audience: Rising 11th graders who have not yet taken the SAT or ACT or *Both sessions, A & B, MUST be taken during the summer.*
rising seniors who plan to take the test in the fall. Description: Students will develop a knowledge base in Geometry that will prepare
Description: The SAT/ACT Reading and Writing Prep course will include multiple them for Honors Algebra 2. Students should expect to spend time outside of class to
practice SAT and ACT tests as well as learning and practicing specific strategies prepare for assessments.
for the types of questions on each test. Review of the specific content necessary ½ credit per session
for success on the reading and writing sections (NOT including the Essay) will be
included. Practice during the week will be individualized to suit the needs of each
student. PHYSICAL SCIENCE B (Introduction to Chemistry)
Non-credit course. Fee: $300
Dates: Session 1 June 19 - July 6 (7/4 Holiday) Code: 3942A
Session 2 July 10 - July 26 Code: 3942B
SAT/ACT MATH & SCIENCE PREP Time: 8:10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fee: $145 Target Audience: Recommended for rising 9th graders taking Honors Chemistry OR
Date: July 23 - 27 Code: SAT2 Honors Biology. Required for STARS students planning to take BOTH Honors
Time: 8:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Chemistry and Honors Biology (students must have completed Honors Geometry
Target Audience: Rising 11th graders who have not yet taken the SAT or ACT or with A’s in 8th grade).
rising seniors who plan to take the test in the fall. Description: To prepare students for the content and skills required for Honors
Description: The SAT/ACT Math and Science Prep course will include multiple Chemistry. The course will also prepare students for chemistry concepts used in
practice SAT and ACT tests as well as learning and practicing specific strategies Honors Biology.
for the types of questions on each test. Review of the specific content necessary Students can expect to spend 1 - 2 hours a night on course related work.
for success on the math sections (and for the ACT, science section) will be included. 1/2 credit course
Practice during the week will be individualized to suit the needs of each student.
Non-credit course.
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Classes for Credit Con’t Classes for Non-Credit

RESEARCH PROJECT Fee: $300


Code: 8041 High School Readiness Classes
Date: June 19 - July 6 (7/4 Holiday) Presentation on Aug 1
Time: 8:10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. JUMP START Fee: $140
Target Audience: Rising 10th - 12th grade students. STARS Program candidates are given Code: JS1
preference. Date: July 2 - 13 (7/4 Holiday)
Description: Students will complete research projects in science based on an approved Time: 8:10 a.m. - 12:00 noon
proposal including the use of technology. All students work independently outside of the Target Audience: Rising 9th grade students who would like to get a head start
school facility with the guidance of their instructor and a mentor/supervisor. Requirements on their high school career.
include the completion of a journal, project display, oral presentation, and final paper. Description: This two-week introduction to Wootton High School includes familiar-
½ credit course izing student with the building, important people, and programs offered (academic
and extracurricular). The course also places an intense focus on developing
academic “soft-skills”, building relationships with WHS staff and other incoming 9th
ADVANCED RESEARCH THROUGH TECHNOLOGY grade students, and setting personal long– and short-term goals for life at Wootton
(Junior Seminar) Fee: $300 and beyond. Students will also hear guest speakers, prepare for Summer Reading,
Code: 8047 play team-building games, complete a group community service project, and have
Date: June 19 - July 6 (7/4 Holiday) the opportunity to go on field trips. (Additional fee for field trips.)
Time: 8:10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Non-credit course
Target Audience: Rising 12th grade H&A students & other interested students on a
space-available basis
Description: This project-driven honors course is offered to H&A students and others WRITING THE HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY
(on space available basis) who need to satisfy the requirement for Junior Seminar. Fee: $155
Students will learn how to research in various disciplines: history, psychology, ethnogra- Dates: Session 1: June 25 - 29 Code: ENG1
phy, culture and art; they will develop an annotated biography, a multi-media project, Session 2: July 9 - 13 Code: ENG2
an ethnographic study and a brochure based on their research. Students will end the Session 3: July 16 - 20 Code: ENG3
course by writing their Senior Independent Project (SIP) & possibly taking a field trip to the Time: 8:10 a.m. - 12:00 noon
graduate library at the UM. Cost of field trip NOT included in course fee. Target Audience: Rising 9th grade students only.
½ credit course. Please register for only ONE session.
Description: This one week preparatory course is designed to enhance the writing
skills of incoming 9th graders. Students will work with a Wootton English teacher to
develop a mastery of the step-by-step process of constructing an essay.
Non-credit course.

INTRO TO AP NSL
Fee: $135
Date: June 25 - 28 Code: SOC1
Time: 8:10 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Target Audience: Rising 9th or 10th grade students
Description: This four (4) day course is designed to help students be successful in their
first AP Social Studies course. Students will learn skills for reading, analyzing, note
taking, test-taking, and time management. Students will also get a preview on the
course content for both AP NSL and AP U.S. History.
Non-credit course
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