C-M's Summer Acceleration Program

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Sign up now to take some of our Summer Acceleration Courses that will satisfy your high school requirements.

This program is only for students in 7th-12th grade.

Summer Acceleration Courses

*HOPE (Personal Fitness/Life Management)- 1 Credit
Advanced Computer Applications- .5 Credit
Speech/Debate- .5 Credit
Creative Writing- .5 Credit
Survey of Film- .5 Credit
Music Performance- .5 Credit
Digital Photography- .5 Credit
Sports Medicine- .5 Credit


Schedule for Summer Acceleration Program

June 19- July 14 (No school on Tuesday, July 4th)

Monday-Friday (8:00 am- 11:20 am) & (12:00 pm- 3:20pm)
*HOPE Course (8:00 am- 3:15 pm)


Cost for Courses:

HOPE =$600 and All other classes are $450
Sign up for 2 semester courses and pay $600.

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Click HERE to Print the Summer Acceleration Registration Form
(Please make checks payable to Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory)

For questions or more information, please contact:

Mrs. Raiza Echemendia
Assistant Head of School
rechemendia@cmlions.org
(954)-989-5150 ext. 104

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

HOPE

The purpose of this course is to develop and enhance healthy behaviors that influence lifestyle choices and student health and fitness. Topics that will be covered are: Mental/Social Health, Physical Activity, Components of Physical Fitness, Nutrition and Wellness Planning, Diseases and Disorders, Health Advocacy, First Aid/CPR, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Prevention, Human Sexuality including Abstinence and HIV and Internet Safety.

Digital Photography

Students will learn the basics of photographic composition and lighting, the basics of using a digital camera and the basics of preparing a digital darkroom. Students will also learn basic color theory and the fundamentals of image processing.

Survey of Film

Study major film genres and analyze the thematic content of films presented in class. Some of the films you can expect to discuss in class are: My Sister’s Keeper, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Elizabethtown, Newsies, The Giver, The Lorax, Selma, and many more.

Speech/Debate

This class exposes students to various types of speeches and argumentation in a basic and straightforward manner. In addition to preparing original speeches, you will learn to speak off-the-cuff and give prepared speeches. You will learn debate techniques and master how to make effective, persuasive class presentations, including PowerPoint, demonstrations, group discussions, and introductions.

Advanced Computer Applications

Focuses on integrating computer technology with decision-making and problem-solving skills. Areas of instruction may include advanced applications in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and database software as well as on-line searching and web design.

Creative Writing

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their literary talents. This course includes a study of varied forms of prose and poetry and gives students the experience to write creatively in different genres.

Sports Medicine

This course is designed for students interested in fields such as athletic training, physical therapy, medicine, fitness, physiology of exercise, nutrition, and other sports medicine related fields. Students will be exposed to practical hands-on application in the following areas: prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries, taping and wrapping of injuries, first aid/CPR, emergency procedures, and sports medicine careers.

Music Performance

Students will learn how to perform in a musical ensemble, will learn basic and advance techniques on the piano and will discuss the history of music through videos and discussions.

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