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Summer 2021 Enrichment

Registration for summer online enrichment opens at noon on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Application period for summer enrichment is June 1 – 17
Thank you for your interest in LA Unified's Summer Enrichment virtual offerings. Please submit one form for each child (each student requires a separate form) and each child can enroll in one summer enrichment course.
Elementary School
Elem World Language Experience - French Enrichment - 3-5
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will be introduced to a world language (French) and culture during the summer term and be motivated to pursue further language study. Classes will be conducted in English with basic communication in the target world language. Expected benefits of the experience:
  • An appreciation and understanding of other cultures and languages
  • Life-long interest and love for world languages and cultures
  • Helping to eliminate racism, prejudice and bias
  • Ability to communicate with a range of people
  • 21st century skills developed as global citizens
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Elem World Language Experience - Spanish Enrichment - K-2
Grade: K-2
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will be introduced to a world language (Spanish) and culture during the summer term and be motivated to pursue further language study. Classes will be conducted in English with basic communication in the target world language. Expected benefits of the experience:
  • An appreciation and understanding of other cultures and languages
  • Life-long interest and love for world languages and cultures
  • Helping to eliminate racism, prejudice and bias
  • Ability to communicate with a range of people
  • 21st century skills developed as global citizens
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Elementary Social Emotional Learning Enrichment 3-5
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
How are you feeling? Emotions are essential to the human experience, yet they can be very complicated to understand. Throughout this course, students will engage with teachers and peers to explore emotions, as well as their triggers and responses, to become more self-aware and learn to better self manage. Whole group discussions will be reinforced by small peer group presentations to enhance perspective taking and students’ social communication skills. We would love to hear what you are thinking and feeling; so come join the conversation!
Class schedule
Tuesdays 2-3:00pm & Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Get in Tune! Let's Make Music!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will be introduced to the elements of music making by playing, singing, creating, and listening to music. The instruction is aligned to the California State Standards for Music and will guide children to explore, enjoy, and develop their own relationship to music, allowing them to express how music makes them feel and how it inspires their own analytical and creative abilities.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Get in Tune! Let's Make Music!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will be introduced to the elements of music making by playing, singing, creating, and listening to music. The instruction is aligned to the California State Standards for Music and will guide children to explore, enjoy, and develop their own relationship to music, allowing them to express how music makes them feel and how it inspires their own analytical and creative abilities.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Let's Act Out! Let's Create Theatre!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will utilize the actors’ tools - voice, body and imagination - to build confidence and literacy skills in a fun and interactive way aligned to the California State Standards. Tools will include improvisation, pantomime, and the elements of story.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Let's Act Out! Let's Create Theatre!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will utilize the actors’ tools - voice, body and imagination - to build confidence and literacy skills in a fun and interactive way aligned to the California State Standards. Tools will include improvisation, pantomime, and the elements of story.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Let's Act Out! Let's Create Theatre!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will utilize the actors’ tools - voice, body and imagination - to build confidence and literacy skills in a fun and interactive way aligned to the California State Standards. Tools will include improvisation, pantomime, and the elements of story.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Let's Act Out! Let's Create Theatre!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will utilize the actors’ tools - voice, body and imagination - to build confidence and literacy skills in a fun and interactive way aligned to the California State Standards. Tools will include improvisation, pantomime, and the elements of story.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Let's Get Creative with Visual Arts!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will exercise their creative and artistic skills during this interactive visual arts class aligned to the California State Standards, while learning about the elements of visual arts. Students will also learn how to view and analyze a work of art. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to master their artistic skills by using their art as a prewrite to telling their own stories through writing and oral presentation.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Let's Get Creative with Visual Arts!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will exercise their creative and artistic skills during this interactive visual arts class aligned to the California State Standards, while learning about the elements of visual arts. Students will also learn how to view and analyze a work of art. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to master their artistic skills by using their art as a prewrite to telling their own stories through writing and oral presentation.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Let's Move It! Dance, Dance & More Dance!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will use the elements of dance - body, energy, space and time - while gaining poise, style and confidence in this interactive and fun dance class aligned to the California State Standards. Students will be encouraged to utilize their movement to foster empathy and writing skills, as students are encouraged to write about their self-expression through dance. Family members are welcome to participate.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Let's Move It! Dance, Dance & More Dance!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will use the elements of dance - body, energy, space and time - while gaining poise, style and confidence in this interactive and fun dance class aligned to the California State Standards. Students will be encouraged to utilize their movement to foster empathy and writing skills, as students are encouraged to write about their self-expression through dance. Family members are welcome to participate.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Sports Medicine and Nutrition of Sports with the LA Chargers
Grade: 4-6
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will learn about the importance of physical and mental health within the lens of athletic training and sports medicine.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Sports Medicine and Nutrition of Sports with the LA Chargers
Grade: 2-3
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will learn about the importance of physical and mental health within the lens of athletic training and sports medicine.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Wellness for Mind and Body
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
This course will focus on students achieving and maintaining a level of physical fitness for health and performance as they make a successful transition from the physical education instructional program to participation in physical activity during adulthood. The course of study will include these three areas: Effects of physical activity upon dynamic health (mindfulness), Mechanics of body movement (yoga), and Rhythms and dance.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Middle School
Armenian History
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
The Ethnic Studies: Armenian course is a summer elective that will provide an in-depth exploration of Armenian history, culture and impact.  The course will focus on important events, movements and ideas, which shaped history. 
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:00pm
Art and Activism
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Art and Activism. In this virtual program, students create digital art and design projects that speak truth about social justice. Guest speakers, engaging virtual sessions, and an integration of the Social Justice Standards and California Arts Standards immerse students in making visual products that inspire social change.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 2-4:00pm & Thursdays 2-4:00pm
Black/ Pan African American History
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
The Ethnic Studies: African American/Pan African/Black course is a summer elective that will provide an in-depth exploration of African American/Pan African/Black history, culture and impact. The course will focus on important events, movements and ideas, which shaped history.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:00pm
CBZ Reboot - LaBlast Dance with Louis Van Amstel of Dancing with the Stars
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
La Blast is a dance fitness program based on all of the ballroom dances you see on Dancing with the Stars. It is partner free, includes all components of fitness and uses a wide variety of music.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:30pm
Chinese History
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
The Ethnic Studies: Chinese course is a summer elective that will provide an in-depth exploration of Chinese history, culture and impact. The course will focus on important events, movements and ideas, which shaped history.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:00pm
CTE - My Future: Careers to Explore MS
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
This course will allow students the opportunity to explore Career Technical Education industry sectors in Arts, Media, and Entertainment, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Engineering Design and Information and Communication Technologies. Students will research and compare 21st Century career fields and will develop insights into their own career interests and aptitudes. Students will strengthen their general study skills and self-awareness, enhance research skills, and develop personal goal setting.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 2-3:00pm & Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Filipino History
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
The Ethnic Studies: Filipino course is a summer elective that will provide an in-depth exploration of Filipino history, culture and impact. The course will focus on important events, movements and ideas, which shaped history.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:00pm
Japanese History
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
The Ethnic Studies: Japanese course is a summer elective that will provide an in-depth exploration of Japanese history, culture and impact. The course will focus on important events, movements and ideas, which shaped history.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:00pm
K Pop
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
The course aims to broaden the understanding of Korean-Americans . The course will examine their immigration history, culture, community, and the roles they play in the American economy, politics, and society. Although this course focuses mainly on Korean-Americans, the scope of the course is beyond Los Angeles’ Korean community. The understanding of Korean Americans unveils race relations in the United States; increasing transnational activity and cultural penetration; and the issues facing the children of Asian immigrants. Throughout this course, students are expected to understand the past, present, and future of KoreanAmerican culture and to make connections to their own.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:00pm
Korean History
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
The Ethnic Studies: Korean course is a summer elective that will provide an in-depth exploration of Korean history, culture and impact. The course will focus on important events, movements and ideas, which shaped history.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:00pm
Mexican History
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
The Ethnic Studies: Mexican (Pre-Columbian, Colonial, Revolutionary and Chicano Historic Periods) course is a summer elective that will provide an in-depth exploration of Mexican history, culture and impact. The course will focus on important events, movements and ideas, which shaped history.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:00pm
MS Financial Literacy in our Digital World Enrichment 6-8
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Are you ready to be “FutureSmart? In this course, students will learn to be the drivers of their financial futures. Using EVERFI’s FutureSmart resource, students become Mayor of a town and help local citizens with real-life decisions. From weighing opportunity costs, to delaying instant gratification for long-term gain, students face important questions on their way to becoming FutureSmart. At the end of the course, students compose their own blueprint for the future through a series of activities in which they identify and prioritize personal, financial, educational and career goals. Students will also learn about Digital Wellness and Safety to make sure they are prepared for online decisions of all kinds!
Class schedule
Mondays 2-3:30pm & Wednesdays 2-3:30pm
MS Peer Debates Enrichment 6-8
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Everybody wants to rule the World; empowerment and positions of power and influence are universal human concepts. This course will allow you to work collaboratively with peer groups to discuss, research, and present your opinions. Social communication, organization, and perspective taking are foundational skills that everyone can practice and refine. So, come join us as we explore the powerful influences on society and beyond...Your voice has power!
Class schedule
Tuesdays 2-3:00pm & Thursdays 2-3:00pm
MS Sports and Engineering Enrichment 6-8
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
In partnership with the LA Kings and Electronic Arts, explore how STEM relates to sports and engineering through EVERFI programs Future Goals Hockey Scholar and Endeavor: STEM Career Exploration. Through immersive hockey simulations, students will explore real-life applications of fundamental STEM concepts in the game of Hockey. In addition, students will go “on the job” as they design their own prototype shoe, the perfect musical playlist, use modern medical machines, connect to a home of the future, and even design a video game!
Class schedule
Tuesdays 2-3:30pm & Thursdays 2-3:30pm
MS Teen Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
This enrichment course allows students to explore their passion and learn how to use leadership and entreprenuership skills to solve a problem in the world around them. Students will present their proposals and business plans at the end of this 4-week seminar course.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Salvadorean History
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
The Ethnic Studies: Salvadorean course is a summer elective that will provide an in-depth exploration of Salvadorean history, culture and impact. The course will focus on important events, movements and ideas, which shaped history.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:00pm
Sports Medicine and Nutrition of Sports with the LA Chargers
Grade: 4-6
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will learn about the importance of physical and mental health within the lens of athletic training and sports medicine.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Sports Medicine and Nutrition of Sports with the LA Chargers
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will learn about the importance of physical and mental health within the lens of athletic training and sports medicine.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 4-5:00pm
STEM Enrichment
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Learn STEM from some of the best. Several of LA’s most trusted STEM organizations, from museums to universities, have put together an extensive amount of online curriculum and resources for you to explore, with live online presentations from science profesionals and challenging, problem-soving activites that connect to real science and engineering topics such as conservation and environmental sustainability. In this course, classes will be connecting with a variety of STEM organizations during the semester, giving you a sample of STEM activities that are unique to each class and cover subjects including ocean biology and technology.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-3:30pm
WarnerMedia Story Lab | Create your own comic book with the help of DC Super Heroes!
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
WarnerMedia Story Lab provides a comic-book curriculum that reinforces the core values of storytelling – confidence, empathy and creativity. Students learn key methods of visual storytelling as they create their own original superhero-inspired stories with the help of DC Super Heroes.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:30pm
Wellness for Mind and Body
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
This course will focus on students achieving and maintaining a level of physical fitness for health and performance as they make a successful transition from the physical education instructional program to participation in physical activity during adulthood. The course of study will include these three areas: Effects of physical activity upon dynamic health (mindfulness), Mechanics of body movement (yoga), and Rhythms and dance.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
World Art MS
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
This course introduces a broad range of experiences for a heterogeneous group of students’ grades 6-8. World of Art is one of the two Visual Arts courses offered that is first in a sequence for middle school students. This course provides the historical, cultural and technical foundations necessary to understand and meaningfully engage in visual culture. Students will develop their knowledge of visual arts through a series of instructional units that combine observing and creating in arts media; reading, writing, speaking about and reflecting upon the arts.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronous
High School
1st Year Freshman Seminar Foundation
Grade: 8
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
This class is designed to promote a successful transition between middle school and high school and focuses on strething students' literacy skills.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
21st Century Career Exploration
Grade: 9
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The purpose of this semester long course is to expose students to research-based employability skills for the 21st century. Students will explore self-awareness, enhance research skills, and develop personal goal setting. This course will address essential literacy skills defined in the Common Core English Language Arts standards and the Anchor Standards for Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking and Language. Students will acquire the skills to cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support and then synthesize the information from various sources into a personal portfolio which includes their personal mission statement.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronous
Advanced Marine Science A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The major purpose of this course is to expand the student's knowledge of the ocean. The coursework builds upon concepts from Biology and Physical Oceanography to provide advanced academic studies. Additionally, the students are expected to distinguish between the facts and opinions about the oceans and cite evidence to support appropriate conclusions. An increased emphasis is placed on human beings' exploitation of the oceans and the global impact of that exploitation. Students are expected to discuss possible solutions for abuses of global ecology and relate conomic and sociological issues with scientific concerns. Advanced Marine Science AB meets one year of the University of California "f" requirements for an elective science class.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
African American History
Grade: 10-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Course Description Ethnic Studies courses operate from the consideration that race and racism, have been, and continue to be, profoundly powerful social and cultural forces in American society. These courses focus on the experiences of African Americans, Asian Americans, Chicanas/os and Latinas/os, Native Americans, and other racialized peoples in the US. Courses are grounded in the concrete situations of people of color, and use a methodological framing that emphasizes both the structural dimensions of race and racism and the associated cultural dimensions.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronous
American History of Rock and Roll
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The American History of Rock and Roll, is a semester based elective that will study the origins of popular music and the social and the historical context that gave birth to it. Through listening, analysis, discussion, music, and film, students will explore the musical and social trends of the 1960s, including the influence of the British Invasion, the rock explosion and social upheaval of the late 1960’s, and the changes in Rock & Roll music during the seventies, eighties, and nineties. The course will culminate in an exploration of today’s current musical trends and icons including rap/hip hop. The American History of Rock and Roll is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Beginning Dance Choreography B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Beginning Dance Choreography enables students to develop an appreciation of the use of the body as a means of communication and expression. Students will receive instruction in basic dance techniques and choreographic principles as they engage in movement activities designed to develop an understanding of the elements of dance, develop balance, coordination, flexibility, strength and endurance. Beginning Dance Choreography A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Cartooning & Animation B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Cartooning and Animation teaches students about the history and techniques of illustration, cartooning and animation in conjunction with learning about their aesthetic properties. The course includes freehand drawing and rendering, layout, and the use of basic drawing tools and various materials for the reproduction of images. Students' study uses for and thematic elements, character development, and visual effects incorporated into political and social cartoons in historical and contemporary times. Careers in cartooning, animation and interactive gaming will be discussed. Cartooning & Animation A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
CC GEOM TUT LAB A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Common Core Geometry Tutorial Lab provides students with foundational knowledge, intervention, and academic language skills that are required to successfully access the rigorous demands of the standards-based Common Core Geometry course. This intervention course utilizes Common Core Grade 7 standards, Common Core Grade 8 standards, and the Standards for Mathematical Practice to support the major clusters defined in the LAUSD Curricular Maps for Common Core Geometry. This course serves not only as intervention, but also as support for students experiencing difficulty in mastering the core standards and academic language constraints of the Common Core Geometry course. Common Core Geometry Tutorial Lab is an elective mathematics course provided to students as a supplemental course to support the student’s knowledge of prerequisite skills and academic language that is required in order to successfully access the standards-based Common Core Geometry course.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
CC ALG 1 TUT LAB A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Common Core Algebra 1 Tutorial Lab is designed to provide foundational knowledge and intervention for students taking CC Algebra 1 and for students who are preparing to be enrolled in CC Algebra 1. The course is also used to provide intervention for the students who are enrolled in CC Algebra 1 but are experiencing difficulty in mastering the core standards and academic language of CC Algebra 1. CC Algebra 1 Tutorial Lab is an elective mathematics course provided to students as a second course to support the core CC Algebra 1 course. The course is designed to enhance the student’s knowledge of prerequisite skills and academic language that are needed to access the standards-based CC Algebra 1 course.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Choir SH B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
In Choir, students develop the ability to sing with considerable skill, accuracy, and sensitivity. The course provides for improvement in vocal tone quality through breath support and ear training, for increased skill in sight singing, and for more highly developed aesthetic appreciation and critical judgment. The course also provides for increased skill in ensemble singing in small and large groups. Choir A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Conceptual Design 1A CTE
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
This Course focuses on conceptual art in game design, animation, and film. Conceptual art is first attempt to visually create characters, environments, creatures and props from written descriptions. Students will learn about the vital role this plays in the entertainment industry and the skills of drawing and painting needed to produce such artwork. Students will be producing conceptual artwork individually and as teams to emulate the collaboration used in the media industry.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Constitutional Law B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Constitutional Law is the study of pivotal Supreme Court cases. In Constitutional Law, students will learn to understand our nation's founding documents, explore precedent-setting Supreme Court cases, and tackle difficult questions about what the Founding Fathers really intended. Students will also build a foundation for evaluating future judicial decisions based on Supreme Court precedent.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Creative Writing
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The purpose of this Creative Writing course is to provide students opportunities to develop, extend, and refine the craft of writing. Students will develop their knowledge of the craft of writing by analyzing the characteristics of sub-genres (e.g., satire, parody, allegory, pastoral) that are used in poetry, prose, plays, novels, short stories, essays, and other genres in order to write their own. They will analyze the ways in which the themes of various works represent a view or comment on life, the ways in which irony, tone, mood, style, and the “sound” of language achieve rhetorical or aesthetic purposes, and the philosophical arguments presented to determine whether the authors’ positions have contributed to the work and credibility of characters. Students will engage in interactive reading and writing assignments, many of which include informal writing throughout the process. Creative Writing for Senior High fulfills a G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.Creative Writing is designed for students to create original forms of descriptive writing, poetry, drama and fiction. Vocabulary development, creative writing techniques, and skills are explored. The purpose of creative writing is to both entertain and share human experience, like love or loss. Writers attempt to get at a truth about humanity through poetics and storytelling. Techniques used in creative writing include character development, plot development, point of view, dialogue, metaphors and similes, imaginative language and emotional appeal. Special attention to Lyric Writing due to a partnership with the Pasadena Playhouse.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronous
Creative Writing
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The major purpose of this standards-aligned semester elective course is to provide opportunities to develop, extend, and refine the craft of writing. Students will develop their knowledge of the craft of writing by analyzing the characteristics of sub-genres (e.g., satire, parody, allegory, astoral) that are used in poetry, prose, plays, novels, short stories, essays, and other genres in order to write their own. They will analyze the ways in which the themes of various works represent a view or comment on life, the ways in which irony, tone, mood, style, and the “sound” of language achieve rhetorical or aesthetic purposes, and the philosophical arguments presented to determine whether the authors’ positions have contributed to the work and credibility of characters. Students will engage in interactive reading and writing assignments, many of which include informal writing throughout the process. Students will move from pre-reading activities, through reading and post-reading activities, to formal writing assignments.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
CTE - Agriculture Careers Exploration
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
In this course, students explore agricultural career topics such as floral design, landscaping, plant propagation, farming, government oversight of food products, plant taxonomy, forestry, agricultural engineering, food science, biotechnology, and greenhouse management. This class is designed to inspire students to join one of these innovative fields in the agriculture industry and help provide food to the world.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronus
CTE - Careers in Cyber Security
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
This course will give students a basic understanding about the computer professional careers that exist today. Students will receive an overview of the industry and the demand for professionals in fields such as programming, computer and network support, cybersecurity, databases, cloud computing, and web design/development. Educational, skill, and work experience requirements will be discussed. Students will analyze the industry job outlook and growth trends of each field. Professional certification and educational programs available for each field will be discussed. The students will identify the local educational institutions and courses available to develop a plan of study.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronus
CTE - Child Development: Careers, Safety, and Growth
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
This is an exploratory course in the Child Development Pathway. This course is an overview of early childhood in which students will gain knowledge of the areas of development and engage in reviewing workplace safety policies and procedures incorporated with techniques in communication, critical thinking, and employability skills. Students will culminate the course with receiving a state certification upon completion of the Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Trainer-General Training Certification.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronus
CTE - Foundations of Biotechnology
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Foundations of Biotechnology course is designed to provide students a comprehensive introduction to the scientific concepts and lab based research techniques currently used in the field of biotechnology. Students synthesize their knowledge about the various fields of biotechnology and deeper their understanding of the biological concepts by critical thinking, interactive hands on and communication skills. Furthermore, this course aims at preparing students for college and career opportunities in the field of biotechnology through extensive career search/spotlights, virtual field trips, guest speakers, and extending the opportunities through certifications/virtual internships as well.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronus
CTE - Introduction to Arts, Media, and Entertainment Careers
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
This Introductory course of Careers in Arts, Media and Entertainment provides students with an understanding and knowledge of various careers opportunities in the Arts, Media and Entertainment/Graphic communications and design industries. It provides instruction in traditional and electronic and digital media design. The course is structured around cross-curricular projects that emphasize how the art elements of line, shape, form, color and texture are transformed into digital format in order to communicate ideas, information and projects.This course will introduce students to the principles of design (rhythm, balance, proportion, harmony and perspective). Through research, comparative analysis and hands-on projects, students will realize and experience, first hand, how these elements and principles are affected by careers in digital media. Students will also learn about graphic design, animation, computer-generated imagery (CGI) and computer graphics. This course includes an orientation, workplace safety, written English skills, graphic communications mathematics, Students will be committed to lifelong learning as they grow individually, participate in groups, think analytically, create an artistic product, and contribute to production of a major project analysis. This course will focus on strengthening general study skills, analytical reading, expository writing, and oral communications.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronus
CTE - Introduction to Health Science and Medical Careers
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
This course provides students with an overview of health sciences and various facets of the medical field. Students will examine different healthcare professions and will learn about various careers from multiple guest speakers. Students will creatively explore various topics including sports medicine, nutrition, emergency medicine, mental health and more. This introductory course is perfect for students looking to figure out if they are interested in a career in the healthcare industry.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronus
CTE - Survival Skills For Business
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
In this course, students explore and learn the basics of personal financial literacy. Topics to include the essentials of budgeting, income and taxes, cost of living, credit and debit, savings and investing. Empowering students to get a handle on today’s competitive job market by helping them identify the skills required in the workplace. Topics to include preparing an online job search, developing a job planner, resume, cover letter, application, and interview. Course will conclude with topics of professionalism, problem solving, teamwork, and team building. All coursework will integrate the introduction/usage of Microsoft tools - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronus
Environmental Studies B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The major purpose of this course is to develop student understanding of the relationships among biotic and abiotic environmental factors, contemporary societal needs, evolving technology, and economic considerations. Field and laboratory investigations allow students tocollect and analyze data, extrapolate and project regional factors, study trends, or problems that focus on environmental issues.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Ethnic Studies
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Ethnic Studies courses operate from the consideration that race and racism, have been, and continue to be, profoundly powerful social and cultural forces in American society. These courses focus on the experiences of African Americans, Asian Americans, Chicanas/os and Latinas/os, Native Americans, and other racialized peoples in the US. Courses are grounded in the concrete situations of people of color, and use a methodological framing that emphasizes both the structural dimensions of race and racism and the associated cultural dimensions (Adapted from UC Berkeley, Department of Ethnic Studies).The major purpose of this course is to educate students to be politically, socially, and economically conscious about their personal connections to local and national history. Ethnic Studies focuses on themes of social justice, social responsibility, and social change. The course spans from past to present, from politics to social reform, allowing students to identify similar social patterns and universal qualities present in other societies, including their own. This course will focus on the experiences of African American, Asian Americans, Latino American, and American Indians. This course will also include an Identity section where students will consider concepts related to their own personal, group, and/or national identity.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-4:40pm
Exploratory Computer Science B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Exploring Computer Science is an introductory course designed to engage students in computational thinking and practice. Exploring Computer Science is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Film - The Integrated Art (Film Appreciation)
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The Integrated Art is a G Elective course that provides studies that focus on the relationship of film to literature, history, art, philosophy, and music. This course introduces students to the styles, techniques, and genres (documentary, action-adventure, drama, comedy, animation, etc.) employed in film and the choices filmmakers make in telling a story. Students examine cinematic works and compare the different means of expression used in film and written media with special attention to the creative and technical elements germane to visual and aural effects in film. Students will closely watch and discuss major films in the history of cinema, as well as read screenplays and film criticism to expand their increasing knowledge of film as a transformative art form of the 21st Century.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Film Making
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The purpose of this course is to provide a balanced visual arts program, which guides students to achieve the standards in the visual arts. In Filmmaking, students experience both the creative and technical aspects of filmmaking in conjunction with learning about historical and contemporary traditions. Story writing, story-based display, basic visual composition, and general reproduction skills will be included with camera techniques, animation, and line action planning. Traditional filmmaking traditions may be extended with video and multimedia technologies. Interdisciplinary experiences and arts activities lead to refining a personal aesthetic, and a heightened understanding of career opportunities in art and arts-related fields.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-4:40pm
Foundations of Foods and Nutrition B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Foundation of Foods and Nutrition is an introductory culinary arts course, which will cover the basic concepts of nutrition, food preparation, food safety, and related consumer decisions. During the semester, students will use reading, writing, science, and mathematicsskills related to nutrition and food preparation. Through virtual lecture, virtual laboratory activities and demonstrations, students will learn to maintain a safe and sanitary work environment, make informed food choices for themselves, and how to create & serve food attractively.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
H Animation with Illumination A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The purpose of this course is to provide a balanced visual arts program, which guides students to achieve the standards in the visual arts. In Animation with Illumination, students learn about the history and techniques of animation in conjunction with learning about their aesthetic properties. The course includes freehand drawing, rendering, layout, and the use of basic drawing tools and various materials for the reproduction of images. Students explore thematic elements of character development, visual effects, and content of their own work through guidance by professionals at Illumination, utilizing specialized video content created for this course. Careers in all aspects of animation will be discussed both in class and with recordings presented by Illumination and their respective professionals.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-2:30pm
H Geography A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The Honors Geography course is designed to introduce students to the study of world regions in terms of location, physical characteristics, demographics, historical changes, land use, and economic activity. Content will include the use of geographic tools and skills to gather and interpret data and to draw conclusions about physical and human patterns, the relationships between physical geography and the economic, political, social, cultural and historical aspects of human activity, patterns of population growth and settlement in different cultures and environments, the interaction between culture and technology in the use, alteration and conservation of the physical environment, and the interrelationships and interdependence of world culture. The course will also provide valuable preparation for the 10th grade AP World History course.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
H Humanities B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The major purpose of this interdisciplinary English/social science course is to provide a study of basic patterns of civilizations as expressed through literature, history, art, music, law, politics, religion, and philosophy. The content includes a survey of significant developments in the search for order and self-definition within selected cultures from ancient civilizations to the present. Literary and specialized works are examined for the ideas expressed and the artistry in expression. The course requires practice in critical analysis of text, structured writing, oral discussions, and critical and creative responses to literature/text, art, and music.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
H WRIT SEMINAR A
Grade: 11-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
The major purpose of this standards-aligned year-long elective course is to focus on the development and writing of different genres for multiple purposes. Students will develop their knowledge of the craft of writing by analyzing the characteristics of sub-genres (e.g., satire, parody, allegory, pastoral) that are used in poetry, prose, plays, novels, short stories, essays, and other genres in order to write their own. They will analyze the ways in which the themes of various works represent a view or comment on life, the ways in which irony, tone, mood, style, and the “sound” of language achieve rhetorical or aesthetic purposes, and the philosophical arguments presented to determine whether the authors’ positions have contributed to the work and credibility of characters. Students will engage in interactive reading and writing assignments, many of which include informal writing throughout the process. Students will move from pre-reading activities, through reading and post-reading activities, to formal writing assignments. Students will work with expository texts and learn to make predictions about texts, analyze both the content and the rhetorical structures, and properly use materials from the texts they read in supporting their own oral and written arguments.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Health SH
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Health is the relationship of physical, mental, and social health. Students will come to understand how their choices and actions affect all areas of personal and community health. They will also learn that taking responsibility for one’s own health has long-term positive effects. Health is a 5-credit course that satisfied an LAUSD graduation requirement.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Honors Introduction to Forensic Science B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Introduction to Forensic Science B is a college preparatory science elective course designed for students interested the detailed investigation practices and applications used in the criminal justice system. This multidisciplinary course integrates concepts from biology, chemistry, physics, and Earth science and includes case study analysis, forensic journal reading, potential career pathways, critical thinking, problem-solving, observation, and data analysis. Forensic Science is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Honors Literature of Minority Americans
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Using the principles of Critical Race Theory, students will examine works of American and world literature. They will study novels through an examination of plot, situation, character motivation, and thematic implications, develop an understanding of universal themes across cultural, social, and historical contexts, and synthesize their learning by engaging in oral and written responses to literature. During the course, the following questions will be considered:
  • What is the significance of race in contemporary American society?
  • Where, in what ways, and to what end does race appear in mainstream American culture and shape the ways in which we interact with each other?
  • What types of texts and other cultural artifacts reflect perceptions of race in the dominant culture?
  • How can scholars convey that racism is a concern that affects all members of society?
  • How does racism continue to function as a persistent force in American society?
  • How can we combat racism to ensure that all members of American society enjoy equal representation and equal access to fundamental rights?
  • How can we accurately express the experiences of victims of racism?Novels and non-fiction works will be about different people of color. Also, academic excerpts from the Essential Theory of Race will be examined.This course is a 5-credit course that meets UC / CSU required A-G subject courses.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
HS Financial Literacy in our Digital World Enrichment 9-12
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Your financial future starts today! In partnership with City National Bank, the Dollars & Sense Financial Education Program teaches students how to make wise financial decisions to promote financial well-being over their lifetime. The interactive online lessons in this financial literacy course translate complex financial concepts and help students develop actionable strategies for managing their finances through topics on budgeting, income & employment, managing credit & debt, developing consumer skills, insurance and financing higher education.
Class schedule
Mondays 2-4:00pm & Wednesdays 2-4:00pm
HS Peer Debates Enrichment 9-12
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Everybody wants to rule the World; empowerment and positions of power and influence are universal human concepts. This course will allow you to work collaboratively with peer groups to discuss, research, and present your opinions. Social communication, organization, and perspective taking are foundational skills that everyone can practice and refine. So, come join us as we explore the powerful influences on society and beyond...Your voice has power!
Class schedule
Tuesdays 2-3:30pm & Thursdays 2-3:30pm
HS Teen Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
This enrichment course allows students to explore their passion and learn how to use leadership and entreprenuership skills to solve a problem in the world around them. Students will present their proposals and business plans at the end of this 4-week seminar course.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
HS Work-Readiness in the Digital Age Enrichment 9-12
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Do you want to learn how to get a job or an internship? This class will teach you how to search for jobs and how to write a professional resume and cover letter for your dream internship. All your work will culminate in a professional digital portfolio that you will be proud to share with future employers.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 2-4:00pm & Thursdays 2-4:00pm
Introduction to Anthropology
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Intro to Anthropology is a semester-based elective that studies humanity and culture in space and time across the world. Students learn the foundations of the five main branches of anthropology including physical, social, linguistic, archeological, and cultural. Intro to Anthropology is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Introduction to Sociology
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Centered on the behavior of people in groups. Topics included are socialization, institutions, social interaction, social change, collective behavior, and competition in society.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
JROTC ARM 2B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
JROTC will provide students the ability to develop insights into ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship including integrity, responsibility, and respect for constituted authority. In this course, students will develop leadership potential with attendant abilities to live and work cooperatively with others. They will also gain an appreciation for the importance of physical fitness and good health, learn about educational and vocational opportunities afforded by the military services and the development of basic skills necessary to function effectively as a member of the military team, and identify and analyze the history, purpose, and structure of the military services emphasis on accomplishment on the military service sponsoring the JROTC program. Students will gain an appreciation for the importance of physical fitness and good health. JROTC is a 5-credit course.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
King: HORROR & SUSPENSE LIT
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Through careful study of the life and works of Stephen King, one can face fear, strength close reading skills and be inspired to write their own horrifying tale. This class will introduce students to the mystery, suspense and horror of King’s finest writing and the tragedy and victory that he experienced in his own life. With allusions to literary classics and current social issues, students will engage themselves in sincere discussions and activities that revolve around life’s challenges and how one can overcome them through the study and engaging projects that fictional struggles inspire.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Latin American Studies
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
courses operate from the consideration that race and racism, have been, and continue to be, profoundly powerful social and cultural forces in American society. These courses focus on the experiences of African Americans, Asian Americans, Chicanas/os and Latinas/os, Native Americans, and other racialized peoples in the US. Courses are grounded in the concrete situations of people of color, and use a methodological framing that emphasizes both the structural dimensions of race and racism and the associated cultural dimensions.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronous
Leadership leads to Scholarship
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will interact with a variety of leaders, counselors and scholarship recipients who will assist them to understand how being an effective leader in high school will lead to college acceptance and scholarship dollars. Students will be introduced to leadership styles, skills and practices. Students will hear from scholarship recipients and will be provided with techniques. Students will learn about leadership opportunities and will develop a personal leadership plan.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 2-3:30pm & Thursdays 2-3:30pm
Lee Strasberg Method Acting
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
As one of the longest-running programs of Los Angeles acting classes, several of today’s stars of stage and screen got their start in the Young Actors Program at Strasberg — including Angelina Jolie, Chris Evans, Scarlet Johansson, amongst many others. Los Angeles is not only your home but is also home to the largest group of film and television production studios in the world. Study Method Acting and develop your authentic, talented, and unique self from the comfort of your home.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:30pm
Physical Fitness
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
This course will focus on students achieving and maintaining a level of physical fitness for health and performance as they make a successful transition from the physical education instructional program to participation in physical activity during adulthood. The course of study will include these three areas: Effects of physical activity upon dynamic health (mindfulness), Mechanics of body movement (yoga), and Rhythms and dance.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2-4:00pm & 1-hour Asynchronous
Psych B EDGL
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
This course will provide you with a broad introduction to the field of psychology, one of the social sciences. We will focus on individual and group behaviors and why an individual/group thinks, feels, and reacts to certain stimuli. Major emphasis will be placed on socio-cultural diversity, social interactions, stages in childhood and adolescence, how the brain works. This survey of psychology will acquaint you with the major concepts and terminology of the discipline and give you a better understanding of self and others.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Asynchronous 3-hours per day
Selma 101: Voting Rights in the 21st Century
Grade: 11-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
This enrichment course gives students the opportunity to use film and media to explore issues around democracy and voting right. In this project-based experience, students will practice literacy and analysis skills to explore policies and create their own campaign addressing civil rights inthe 21st century.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Speech B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Speech studies the fundamentals of effective oral delivery, including body control, use of voice and diction, and analysis of audience. Instruction stresses organization, selection, and arrangement of material, and use of transitions and rhetorical effects in making brief speeches to inform, persuade, or entertain. Supporting material, methods of research, critical thinking, logical argumentation, parliamentary procedures, and effective language are applied in learning discussion and debate techniques. Students learn to structure ideas and arguments in their speeches in a sustained, persuasive, and sophisticated way and support them with precise and relevant examples. Speech A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Sports Medicine and Nutrition of Sports with the LA Chargers
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Students will learn about the importance of physical and mental health within the lens of athletic training and sports medicine.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 4-5:00pm
Statistics & Probability A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Statistics and Probability provides students with an understanding with the laws governing random events, including the collection, analysis, interpretation, and display of numerical data.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Theater Introduction SH B
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Introductory Theater emphasizes artistic perception and creative expression. It will promote understanding of aesthetic valuing, historical and cultural awareness, and the interconnections of the arts and other disciplines. Students will be trained in the fundamental skills of the theatre arts, including improvisation techniques, body control, voice, diction, pantomime, learning of lines, creation of character, projection of ideas and emotions and preparation and acting of scenes from plays. Instruction develops language skills and appreciation through reading dramatic literature from various periods and cultures and writing dramatic scenes. Theater Introduction SH A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
Titanic Experience
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
Creative Writing will provde students opportunities to develop, extend, and refine the craft of writing while analyzing the historical impact of the legendary RMS Titanic. Students will develop their knowledge of the craft of writing by analyzing the characteristics of the personal stories, exploration, discoveries and impact of the RMS Titanic. They will analyze the ways in which the themes of the Titanic represent a view or comment on life. Students will engage in interactive reading and writing assignments, all through the lens of the RMS Titanic, many of which include informal writing throughout the process. Students will move from pre-reading activities, through reading and post-reading activities, to formal writing or end of course project assignments. Creative Writing is a 5 credit course which fulfills a G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
YA HABLA! Exploring Latinx Cultural Expressions
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
Course description
Through STEAM-based active learning and creative problem solving, students will explore art, science, U.S. history and culture through the lens of the U.S. Latino experience. As part of this learning journey, students will discover Smithsonian collections in foodways, animation, printing, and design, Latinx changemakers in history and science, and the Los Angeles Muralism movement through the exploration of Judy Baca’s murals. Students will be empowered to highlight their own history and express themselves through the power of culture and community-building.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 2-3:00pm & Thursdays 2-3:00pm
Zoology
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 6/22/2021 - 7/23/2021
For credit course
Course description
In Zoology, students study the comparitive anatomy and physiology of animals. The course includes the structure, function, development, and adaptations of invertebrates and vertebrates. Students also develop an understanding of the role and contributions of zoos as learning laboratories for animal science, conservation, research, and the preservation of endagered species. Zoology is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30-11:10am
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