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​​​​​​​​​High School Summer School Office Location

Ryan Hickey

Summer School Specialist

​720-886-7493 phone
720-886-7483 fax
rhickey3@cherrycreekschools.org 

Summer School Office Location
5416 South Riviera Way
Centennial, CO. 80015

Summer School Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The office will be closed May 29th, June 2nd (at noon), 5th, 16th (at noon), 23rd, 26th, July 3rd through July 7th and July 22nd 2017.​​


Registration will be available on April 3rd 2017
 
Session 1 June 5th​ - June 23rd (OHS)
Session 2 June 26th - July 17th (CTHS)
(Closed July 3rd and 4th)


 

The Summer School job posting is located on the CCSD web page under Classified Position Types.


 

High School Summer School Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The office will be closed May 29th, June 2nd (at noon), 5th, 16th (at noon), 23rd, 26th, July 3rd through July 7th and July 22nd 2017.​​​

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Registration Information 

Students who earned a D in a class are eligible to take a Summer School course that is equivalent to the course in which they received a D.  The grade they receive in Summer School will replace their initial grade, regardless of whether the Summer School grade is higher or lower.  The grade earned initially by the student will be reflected on their transcript but will not be calculated into their GPA.

 

Students who received an F in a class are eligible to take a Summer School course that is equivalent to the course in which they received an F. Students may take a Summer School class to retrieve .50 of a credit, provided that they receive a Summer School grade that is higher than an F.  The grade earned initially by the student will be reflected on their transcript but will not be calculated into their GPA.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Students who received an A, B, or C in a regular school year are not eligible to take the class in Summer School to improve their grade.


Registration Process

1. Student/Parent will check PowerSchool historical grades and speak with school counselor to verify which class(es) a student is eligible to register for summer school.  

2. You must have your student ID# if you are an in-district student.
Follow RevTrak link for registration: cherrycreeksummerschool.revtrak.net

a​​.       Login or create a new account.
b.       Pick your class/session and move to the registration/payment section. To select both sessions, continue shopping at the end of the 1st registration process.
c.       All 2017 Summer School Policies are listed and required for parents/students to check for acknowledgment and understanding.
d.       Payment must be made for registration to be complete. Payment can be made by credit card, cash or money order. Families wishing to pay with cash, money order, or cashier check, will have five business days upon completing your registration to bring your payment to the
Summer School office, located at:5146 S. Riviera Way, Centennial, CO 80015. ​Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Wednesday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

e.       If payment is not received your student's class will not be held.

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Tuition

Please note: Class size is limited and registration is based on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Students will be registered for a class only when full payment has been received, no exceptions.

Cost per session for in-district 9th grade students who received an F - $125.00 (CREDIT RETRIEVAL CURRENT 9th GRADE ONLY) 

Cost per session for in-district 9th grade students who received a D - $250.00

Cost per session for in-district 10th through 12th grade students - $250.00

Cost per session for out-of-district students - $375.00

 

​Registration Deadlines

Session I - June 2nd at 12 p.m.

Session II - June 16th at 12 p.m.

Please note: The registration process must be completed by the dates and times listed above.

 

Cancellations and Refund Policy

  • ​Tuition pays for the cost of the Summer School instructors, staff and maintenance. Once a session begins, no refunds will be issued.
  • To withdraw a student, it is required that you email a written request prior to the start of class to jweber4@cherrycreekschools.org  or rhickey3@cherrycreekschools.org.            A $50.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund.
  • Refunds will be sent to the person on the registration form in the form of a Cherry Creek School District check (cash payments).
  • Credit card refunds will be credited back to the card on file.
  • Refunds require 4 weeks for processing.
  • In the event a class must be cancelled because of low enrollment, a full refund will be issued.

 

 

General Summer School Information and Policies

​Summer School Attendance Policy

  • There are no excused absences in Summer School. Any student arriving ten minutes after each session has begun, will be assessed an absence. There are two sessions per day 8:00-10:00 am and 10:20-12:20 PM. Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each session.
  • There are no excused tardies in Summer School. – Three tardies equal one day absence.
  • If a student accrues more than two absences, he/she will be withdrawn from Summer School and will not receive a refund for any monies paid nor will he/she be granted course credit.
  • Summer classes are equivalent to semester classes compressed into 60 hours.

 

Summer School Course Selection

All students must check their powerschool historical grades to see which class(es) they need to take in summer school. If you are unsure of the appropriate class(es) to take or have additional questions, please see your counselor for additional advisement.

 

One semester of credit and a semester grade will be recorded on the student's transcript. This grade becomes part of the student's grade point average (GPA), which determines class ranking in the Cherry Creek School District.

 

Student Expectations

  • Summer School hours are 8:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
  • Summer School will have a 20-minute break from 10:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.
  • Summer School will operate as a closed campus.
  • Tobacco products are not allowed on Cherry Creek School District property per Cherry Creek Board of Education Policy and State Law. Any violation will result in immediate dismissal from Summer School. No class credit or refunds will be given.
  • Cherry Creek School District Policies and Procedures will be in effect during Summer School.
  • Classroom disruptions of any kind will not be tolerated. Any student violating this policy will be removed from Summer School and may be subject to Summer School attendance policies and district expulsion procedures.

Grading

  • Final grades will be mailed to the student's home address following Session II.
  • Final grades will be sent to the student's home school listed on the registration form.
  • Out-of-district students must take their final grade report to their school administrator or counselor.  CCSD High School Summer School will NOT mail to schools that are not within the Cherry Creek School District
  • Parents are encouraged to contact Summer School teachers to discuss their student's progress.
  • Contact information will be sent home on the first day of class.

 

​Transportation

  • There is no bus transportation provided during Summer School sessions.
  • Please review the RTD schedules for transportation and costs to nearby bus stops.

Consult a mapping software program such as Google Maps or Yahoo Maps for driving directions. (note to printing office-the information currently in the brochure looks like the information from the prior year)



Session I Course Offerings at Overland High School

Monday, June 5th – Friday, June 23rd 

8:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

ALGEBRA I (completed 9, 10, or 11) - The study of algebraic symbolism, systems of equations, graphing, problem solving, probability and statistics.  The students will build upon their previous knowledge to further understand the characteristics and representations of various functions and relations, including first-degree equations and inequalities, polynomials, exponential and radical expressions, and quadratic equations.

3SSALG1S1 – Semester 1 - Equations and Inequalities, Numeric Expressions, Algebraic Expressions, Exploring Quadratic Functions in Context

3SSALG1S2 – Semester 2 - Structure of Quadratic Functions, Modeling with Quadratic Functions, Linear and Exponential Functions, Statistics

ALGEBRA II (completed 10 or 11) – Study real and complex numbers, as well as relations, functions and their operations. Students will work with linear, quadratic, and higher-order polynomial, radical, rational, absolute value, exponential/ logarithmic functions, including graphing and transformations of graphs.  The counting principle, probability, and statistics are also covered.

3SSALG2S1 – Semester 1 - Functions with unrestricted domains: polynomial functions – key features of graphs (end behavior, relative min/max, intervals where increasing/decreasing, etc.); zeros/factors relationship (including Remainder Theorem and synthetic division of polynomials); geometric series; function operations (including composition of functions); transformations on functions; inverse functions; complex numbers

3SSALG2S2 – Semester 2 - Functions with restricted domains:  rational functions, radical functions, exponential functions and logarithms, trigonometry, statistics

GEOMETRY (completed 10 or 11) - A thorough study of ideas and logical reasoning through the use of the axiomatic system.  The course will include the topics of plane, solid, and coordinate geometry.  Concepts studied will include lines, planes, angles, triangles, circles, polygons, area, surface area, volume, perimeter, and right triangle trigonometry.  The maintenance of algebraic skills will be emphasized.

3SSGEOMS1 – Semester 1 - Structure of Geometry, constructions, triangle congruence proofs (CCSD Unit 1, Unit 2, sections 1-2)

3SSGEOMS2 – Semester 2 - Similarity, right triangle trigonometry, circles, polygons (CCSD Unit 2, sections 3-4, Unit 3, Unit 4)

PRE-CALCULUS (complete 11 or 12) The study of various mathematical functions, polar and parametric equations, sequences and series, and trigonometric applications.   The course is designed to prepare a student for an A.P. Calculus or college calculus course.

3SSPRCLS1S – Semester 1 - General study of functions, including logarithmic functions; unit circle trigonometry; sequences and series

ENGLISH – A course for students who would like to achieve in areas of reading, writing, and oral communication skills. Instruction includes: grammar, semantics, paragraph, and essay construction. Outside reading and writing assignments required.

1SSENG09S – (completed 9)

1SSENG10S – (completed 10)

1SSENG11S – (completed 11)

CREATIVE WRITING – In this class, students will study, write, and revise poems, short stories, non-fiction narratives, and/or short plays in a workshop situation. Weekly writing assignments and journals emphasize the skills applicable to writing creatively in various genres.

1SSCREWRS – satisfies 1 sem. of any English required or elective credit.

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT – (completed 10 or 11) – This course is designed to introduce students to Constitutional principles of the United States. Students will examine current U.S. policies, citizens' rights, and the means to participate within a democratic form of government. This course will also address state standards in Government and Civics.

2SSAMGOVS

U.S. HISTORY (completed 9, 10, or 11) – A survey of events from the Reconstruction to Industrialization – Semester 1; Industrialization to Contemporary America – Semester 2

2SSUSHSTS1 – Semester 1

2SSUSHSTS2 - Semester 2

 

WORLD GEOGRAPHY (completed 9, 10, or 11) – In this standards-based geography course, students will investigate issues such as population, conflict, interdependence, and the environment throughout regions of the world. Higher level thinking skills will be emphasized, as well as reading, writing, and research skills.

2SSWDGEOS

BIOLOGY (completed 10 or 11) Biochemistry, Cells and Genetics: This class will review process skills such as research skills, data collection and analysis and lab write-up skills as they relate to biology. Students will also learn about characteristics of life, complex carbon compounds, cell structure and function, DNA, genetics and biotechnology applications.

Ecology and Evolution: This class will review process skills such as research skills, data collection and analysis and lab write-up skills as they relate to biology. Students will also learn about populations, biodiversity, ecology and ecosystems, the theory of evolution and taxonomy.

4SSBIO1 – Biochemistry, Cells, Genetics

4SSBIO2 – Ecology and Evolution

 

PHYSICAL SCIENCE - (completed 9, 10, 11) - Chemistry and the Nature of Matter: This class will review process skills such as graphing, metrics and conversions, density, and lab write-up skills. Students will also learn about the periodic table, phases of matter, pH, atomic theory, chemical reactions, naming compounds and balancing equations. Introduction to nuclear chemistry is also covered.  Connections to Earth Science topics (Earth's surface, atmosphere, water, etc.) will be made where relevant.

Motion and Energy: Students will review process skills such as graphing, metrics and conversions, density, and lab write-up skills. Newton's laws, motion, simple machines, and energy (light, sound and heat) are also covered.  Connections to Earth Science topics (astronomy, plate tectonics, oceans, etc.) will be made where relevant.

4SSPHYSS1 – Chemistry and the Nature of Matter

4SSPHYSS2 – Motion and Energy

Spanish 1 – Semester 2 This course is an introduction to the basic language skills in Spanish: speaking, reading, writing and listening. Students will focus on listening comprehension and oral proficiency while they study and use basic grammatical structures. By the end of the course, students will be able to listen and understand, read, write and speak simple dialogues and paragraphs in Spanish. In addition, students will begin the study of the culture and people of Spanish-speaking countries. The course will focus on refining skills and curriculum taught in second semester of Spanish 1.

5SSPAN1S2S – Spanish 1 Semester 2


 


 

Session II Course Offerings at Cherokee Trail High School

Monday, June 26th – Tuesday, July 18th

Summer School will be closed July 3rd & July 4th

8:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

ALGEBRA I (completed 9, 10, or 11) - The study of algebraic symbolism, systems of equations, graphing, problem solving, probability and statistics.  The students will build upon their previous knowledge to further understand the characteristics and representations of various functions and relations, including first-degree equations and inequalities, polynomials, exponential and radical expressions, and quadratic equations.

3SSALG1S1 – Semester 1 - Equations and Inequalities, Numeric Expressions, Algebraic Expressions, Exploring Quadratic Functions in Context

3SSALG1S2 – Semester 2 - Structure of Quadratic Functions, Modeling with Quadratic Functions, Linear and Exponential Functions, Statistics

ALGEBRA II (completed 10 or 11) – Study real and complex numbers, as well as relations, functions and their operations. Students will work with linear, quadratic, and higher-order polynomial, radical, rational, absolute value, exponential/ logarithmic functions, including graphing and transformations of graphs.  The counting principle, probability, and statistics are also covered.

3SSALG2S1 – Semester 1 - Functions with unrestricted domains: polynomial functions – key features of graphs (end behavior, relative min/max, intervals where increasing/decreasing, etc.); zeros/factors relationship (including Remainder Theorem and synthetic division of polynomials); geometric series; function operations (including composition of functions); transformations on functions; inverse functions; complex numbers

3SSALG2S2 – Semester 2 - Functions with restricted domains:  rational functions, radical functions, exponential functions and logarithms, trigonometry, statistics

GEOMETRY (completed 10 or 11) - A thorough study of ideas and logical reasoning through the use of the axiomatic system.  The course will include the topics of plane, solid, and coordinate geometry.  Concepts studied will include lines, planes, angles, triangles, circles, polygons, area, surface area, volume, perimeter, and right triangle trigonometry.  The maintenance of algebraic skills will be emphasized.

3SSGEOMS1 – Semester 1 - Structure of Geometry, constructions, triangle congruence proofs (CCSD Unit 1, Unit 2, sections 1-2)

3SSGEOMS2 – Semester 2 - Similarity, right triangle trigonometry, circles, polygons (CCSD Unit 2, sections 3-4, Unit 3, Unit 4)

PRE-CALCULUS (complete 11 or 12) The study of various mathematical functions, polar and parametric equations, sequences and series, and trigonometric applications.   The course is designed to prepare a student for an A.P. Calculus or college calculus course.

3SSPRCLS1S – Semester 1 - General study of functions, including logarithmic functions; unit circle trigonometry; sequences and series

ENGLISH – A course for students who would like to achieve in areas of reading, writing, and oral communication skills. Instruction includes: grammar, semantics, paragraph, and essay construction. Outside reading and writing assignments required.

1SSENG09S – (completed 9)

1SSENG10S – (completed 10)

1SSENG11S – (completed 11)

CREATIVE WRITING – In this class, students will study, write, and revise poems, short stories, non-fiction narratives and/or short plays in a workshop situation. Weekly writing assignments and journals emphasize the skills applicable to writing creatively in various genres.

1SSCREWRS – satisfies 1 sem. of any English required or elective credit.

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT – (completed 10 or 11) – This course is designed to introduce students to Constitutional principles of the United States. Students will examine current U.S. policies, citizens' rights, and the means to participate within a democratic form of government. This course will also address state standards in Government and Civics.

2SSAMGOVS

U.S. HISTORY (completed 9, 10, or 11) – A survey of events from the Reconstruction to Industrialization – Semester 1; Industrialization to Contemporary America – Semester 2

2SSUSHSTS1 – Semester 1

2SSUSHSTS2 - Semester 2

 

WORLD GEOGRAPHY (completed 9, 10, or 11) – In this standards-based geography course, students will investigate issues such as population, conflict, interdependence, and the environment throughout regions of the world. Higher level thinking skills will be emphasized, as well as reading, writing, and research skills.

2SSWDGEOS

BIOLOGY (completed 10 or 11) Biochemistry, Cells and Genetics: This class will review process skills such as research skills, data collection and analysis and lab write-up skills as they relate to biology. Students will also learn about characteristics of life, complex carbon compounds, cell structure and function, DNA, genetics and biotechnology applications.

Ecology and Evolution: This class will review process skills such as research skills, data collection and analysis and lab write-up skills as they relate to biology. Students will also learn about populations, biodiversity, ecology and ecosystems, the theory of evolution and taxonomy.

4SSBIO1 – Biochemistry, Cells, Genetics

4SSBIO2 – Ecology and Evolution

 

PHYSICAL SCIENCE - (completed 9, 10, 11) - Chemistry and the Nature of Matter: This class will review process skills such as graphing, metrics and conversions, density, and lab write-up skills. Students will also learn about the periodic table, phases of matter, pH, atomic theory, chemical reactions, naming compounds and balancing equations. Introduction to nuclear chemistry is also covered.  Connections to Earth Science topics (Earth's surface, atmosphere, water, etc.) will be made where relevant.

Motion and Energy: Students will review process skills such as graphing, metrics and conversions, density, and lab write-up skills. Newton's laws, motion, simple machines, and energy (light, sound and heat) are also covered.  Connections to Earth Science topics (astronomy, plate tectonics, oceans, etc.) will be made where relevant.

4SSPHYSS1 – Chemistry and the Nature of Matter

4SSPHYSS2 – Motion and Energy

Spanish 1 – Semester 2 This course is an introduction to the basic language skills in Spanish: speaking, reading, writing and listening. Students will focus on listening comprehension and oral proficiency while they study and use basic grammatical structures. By the end of the course, students will be able to listen and understand, read, write and speak simple dialogues and paragraphs in Spanish. In addition, students will begin the study of the culture and people of Spanish-speaking countries. The course will focus on refining skills and curriculum taught in second semester of Spanish 1.

5SSPAN1S2S– Spanish 1 Semester 2​​​

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