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GEAR-UP FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS ACADEMY

Get an Edge on College: College Prep for Rising Seniors

College is right around the corner. Discuss application timelines as well as college fit, curriculum, standardized testing (ACT/SAT, applications, essays, college visits, scholarships, financial aid (FAFSA) and lots more.

Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 9-10:30 a.m.                             ACC Annex
YTHC 1010M01-59382 (grade 12) add to cart                               $79

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 9-10:30 a.m.                           ACC Annex
YTHC 1010M01-59383 (grade 12) add to cart                                $79

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 9-10:30 a.m.                           ACC Annex
YTHC 1010M03-59384 (grade 12) add to cart                               $79

College Prep for Rising Juniors

Is it too early to think about college? No! Discuss your application timelines as well as college fit, curriculum, standardized testing (ACT/SAT), applications, essays, college visits, scholarships, financial aid (FAFSA) and lots more.

Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                        ACC Annex
YTHC 1011M01-59385 (grade 11) add to cart                                 $79

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                     ACC Annex
YTHC 1011M02-59386 (grade 11) add to cart                                 $79

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                     ACC Annex
YTHC 1011M03-59387 (grade 11) add to cart                                $79

College Prep for Freshmen and Sophomores

Is it too early to think about college? No! Discuss the importance of a challenging high school curriculum and college visits as well as standardized testing (ACT/SAT), and lots more.

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 9-10:30 a.m.                                  ACC Annex
YTHC 1012M01-59136 (grades 9-10) add to cart                           $79

Reading for Success

Frustrated with reading and unable to keep up with rest of the class? Experience a course that is great for ALL subjects.  Improve your reading skills by reading independently from a novel of your choice. Develop a dialectical notebook and learn the techniques of how “Soaps” can improve your grades in all classes.

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                          ACC Annex
YTHC 1259M01-58165 (grades 6-10) add to cart         $79, $3 material fee to instructor

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                         ACC Annex
YTHC 1259M02-58525 (grades 6-10) add to cart        $79, $3 material fee to instructor

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                                ACC Annex
YTHC 1259M03-59125 (grades 6-10) add to cart        $79, $3 material fee to instructor

Create Better Habits: Organize Your Life for Better Learning

Based on the book, “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens” by Sean Covey, learn organization strategies that will not only benefit your studies, but also your life. Explore some possibilities for improving your personal space to make room for more clear school goals. Improve your school work by organizing your thought patterns and structuring your work habits. Focus on simplifying your life and keeping your attention on what is really important for your success.

Mon-Fri, June 22-26, 9-10:30 a.m.                             ACC Annex
YTHC 1242M01-58166 (grades 6-12) add to cart           $89 includes workbook

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 12:45-2:15 pm.                         ACC Annex
YTHC 1242M02-58167 (grades 6-12) add to cart        $89 includes workbook

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 9-10:30 a.m.                                    ACC Annex
YTHC 1242M03-58910 (grades 6-12) add to cart         $89 includes workbook

ACT English Exam: Improve Your Scores

Prepare yourself for a successful ACT exam. Discover what areas of the verbal test battery which you need to improve your skills. Learn test taking techniques and how to control anxiety. Review grammar and comprehension to build your confidence. Fee includes workbook from National Association of Secondary School Principals. (grades 8-12 or younger with permission of instructor)

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                                    ACC Annex
YTHC 1254M01-58177 (grades 8-12) add to cart           $98, includes workbook

ACT Math Exam: Improve Your Scores

Prepare yourself for a successful ACT test score. Discover how this exam is structured. Complete and score actual problem types found on the test and develop math skills that will help you better prepare for taking this test. Fee includes a workbook from the National Association of Secondary School Principals. (grades 8-12 or younger with permission of instructor)

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                                  ACC Annex
YTHC 1256M01-58180 (grades 8-12) add to cart           $98, includes workbook

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS ACADEMY

Drawing for Comic Books and Manga Drawing

Discover storytelling conventions utilized by professional illustrators.  Continue into advanced studies of comic book composition, perspective, movie storyboarding, and figure drawing.  Explore the rich Japanese art form of Manga/Anime and learn how to draw in the dynamic Anime/Manga style.   Supplies to bring:  pencil, 11”x14” drawing paper, pen and ruler.

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                ACC Annex
YTHC 1250M02-58983 (grades 9-12) add to cart                        $79

Cartooning

Learn how your imagination comes alive with cartooning! Discover the methods of drawing behind cartooning and animation. Create your very own character as you discover how to convey shape and color, action, humor and style! Bring: drawing paper and pencils to class.

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 9-10:30 a.m.                      ACC Annex
YTHC 1218M02-59162 (grades 9-12) add to cart                      $79

Painting with Watercolor

Discover watercolor techniques that provide control. Utilize profound color theory insights and master water as a medium.  Supplies required: watercolor paper about 9”x12”, pencils, eraser, pen and ruler. Basic watercolor colors, ½” round brush.

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 10:45-12:15 p.m.               ACC Annex
YTHC 1061M01-59166 (grades 8-12) add to cart                     $79

Portrait/Still Life/Landscape Drawing

Learn how to draw by observation. Explore how to “record” any sight onto canvas. Discover how to produce realistic faces and capture a person’s likeness on paper.  Required supplies:  drawing paper 11X14, graphite pencils set, eraser and ruler.

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 9-10:30 a.m.                      ACC Annex
YTHC 1063M01-59168 (grades 9-12)  add to cart                   $79

S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) ACADEMY

Algebra I

This is your review before Algebra II. Review inequalities, linear and quadratic equations, slopes, polynomials, expansion, functions and radicals. Bring a calculator (optional).

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 9-10:30 a.m.                                   ACC Annex
YTHC 1258M01-58183 (grades 9-12) add to cart                                    $79

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                              ACC Annex
YTHC 1258M02-58528 (grades 9-12) add to cart                                     $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 2:30-4 p.m.                                           ACC Annex
YTHC 1258M03-58998 (grades 9-12) add to cart                                     $79

Design a Web Page Your Way

Create a web site that people will want to visit. Learn to use Flash and many free programs to enhance your site. Learn about colors, text tricks and more to make your website pop with dynamic animations, rollovers and other tricks that will give your website pizzazz. Bring a flash drive.

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 2:30-4 p.m.                                        ACC Annex
YTHC 1081M02-58519 (grades 9-12) add to cart                                    $99

Video Game /Concept Art

Attention artists and future game and movie designers! Apply your art to one of many fields in the video game industry! Learn advanced digital painting techniques using Photoshop, and bring your imagination into the digital world. Character design, storyboarding, and concept art are all specializations within the game and movie industry that you will train for. Design and produce compelling art and apply it to your chosen context. No Photoshop experience required. General computer and drawing experience helpful. Bring sketch or drawing paper, pencils, pen and ruler. If available, bring two or three art pieces to use in class.

Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 1-4 p.m.                              ACC Annex
YTHC 1079M01-58978 (grades 7-12) add to cart                $169

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 1-4 p.m.                            ACC Annex
YTHC 1079M02-59172 (grades 7-12) add to cart                 $169

Sketch Up

SketchUp is a 3D and 2D drawing program, which may be used to create architectural, civil, and mechanical drawing. It is a fast and fun way to create drawings from the most simple to elaborate models of anything you can imagine.

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                ACC Annex
YTHC 1060M02-59160 (grades 9-12) add to cart                       $99

GENERAL ENRICHMENT

So You Want to be a Millionaire! Manage Your Money

Are you a savvy shopper? Do you know how to manage your money? Test your money management skills and become an educated consumer who makes smart financial decisions.  Explore how to create a budget. Discover how to invest money and how to use a credit card or ATM. Discuss saving for college and calculating expenses for buying and owning a car. Make your money work for you!

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 2:30-4 p.m.                               ACC Annex
YTHC 1085M01-58255 (grades 6-12) add to cart                         $79

It’s Your Move! Beginning Chess

Investigate what it takes to become a chess player. Discover how the pieces move, the object of the game, and rules of the game. Basic strategy and basic checkmates will be covered. Instructor has been teaching chess for over 10 years and is an USCF-rated expert.

Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                                   ACC Annex
YTHC 1202M01-58121 (grades 3-12) add to cart                                     $79

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                                 ACC Annex
YTHC 1202M02-59133 (grades 3-12) add to cart                                     $79

It’s Your Move Again! Intermediate Chess

Continue to learn more chess strategies. Prerequisite: You must know the rules of chess (how the pieces move and the object of the game) or have taken Beginning Chess.

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                                  ACC Annex
YTHC 1203M01-58122 (grades 3-12) add to cart                                     $79

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 2:30-4 p.m.                                         ACC Annex
YTHC 1203M02-59134 (grades 3-12) add to cart                                     $79

Red Cross Babysitting

Getting ready to get a job and earn money in the field of babysitting? Learn what to do in an emergency, how to administer first aid, and what is needed to keep a child safe. Study the techniques of feeding, burping, changing a diaper, dressing, and carrying a baby. An introduction to rescue breathing and conscious choking for infants and children will also be covered. You must be 11 years old or older to take this class. Fee includes a Red Cross Babysitting Guide and certificate upon successful completion.

Mon-Fri, June 22-26, 9-10:30 a.m.                                           ACC Annex
YTHC 1239M01-58153 (age 11 or older) add to cart          $89, $20 material fee to instructor

 

 

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