Summer Bridge 2021
Parents can now register and pay for Summer Bridge classes online! We will continue to accept paper registration forms and payment by check.
Book Clubs will feature the assigned summer reading books for students at each grade level 6th – 12th grades. Classes will help students build analytical skills, as well as begin or complete assignments related to their assigned summer reading. Students will need to bring their own copy of the book to class.
Math Mania 1
STRONGLY encouraged for 6th-7th graders and new students. Introduction to Math skills including all multiplication and division skills, Pre-algebra, Factoring, Fractions, 1-2 variables, number lines, positive and negative integers, and more. How to do word problems, and how to work two and three-step problems.
What are some memory skills I need to know? How to study for Math classes and Math facts. Why do I have to write the steps down? Why is it important that I know these steps? How do I take notes in Math class? What exactly do I need to understand? How can I remember this information?
Math Mania 2
STRONGLY encouraged for 8th-9th graders and new students. Review of Pre-Algebra Math skills including all multiplication and division two and three-step skills, Pre-algebra facts, Factoring, Fractions (add, subtract, multiply, divide, in and out of equations), 1-2 variables, positive and negative integers, and more. What keywords to look for in word problems and how to solve them.
What are some memory skills I need to know? How to study for Math classes and Math facts? Why do I have to write the steps down? Why is it important that I know these steps? How do I take notes in Math class? What exactly do I need to understand? How can I remember this information?
History and Travel
Experience the history of the Old West: Cowboys, cattle drives, prospectors, wild west towns, lawmen, outlaws, and Indian Wars.
Activities will include discussions of events and battles, video
presentations, learning frontier skills, and field trips. The class will conclude with a day trip to Fort Parker.
College Campus Tour
Students will visit 4 colleges in the Dallas or Austin areas (TBA). This is a great opportunity for students to be able to visit a variety of colleges and have something to compare when visiting other colleges with their families. Students will be able to tour campuses and ask questions specific to each university. Specific colleges will be announced. This will be a two day trip; accommodations and meals will be included.
Also Being Offered This Summer...
- The Bishop Gorman athletic department also offers many summer sports camps. The athletic department will email parents with more information.