List of High School Summer Courses

Summer Program - June 2 - July 9, 2021

Biology

Grade Level:                                        9-12
Length:                                                  June 2 – July 9 (6 weeks)
Prerequisites/Essential Skills:      None

Biology introduces students to the study of life. During the six-week course, students learn about life on a cellular level and the interaction of organisms with each other and the environment. Students will be expected to read at or above grade level and to be capable of independent work. Critical thinking, lab work and reporting are emphasized. 

 

Daily Online Course Schedule – 5 Hour Instruction Day

  • 8:30 – 9:15am :      Live instruction
  • 9:15 – 9:45am :      Student work – teacher available in virtual classroom
  • 9:45 – 9:55am :      Student break
  • 9:55 – 10:40am :    Live instruction
  • 10:40 – 11:20am :  Student work – teacher available in virtual classroom
  • 11:20 – 11:30am :  Student break
  • 11:30: 12:15pm :    Live instruction
  • 12:15 – 12:45pm :  Student work – teacher available in virtual classroom
  • 12:45 – 1:30pm :    Live instruction



Assessment & Grading

All assessments and exams will be taken virtually.

 

Required Materials
Daily access to a computer, access to a printer, 3 ring binder, loose-leaf college-ruled binder paper, at least 2 sharpened pencils, 2 blue or black pens, 1 red pen, colored pencils, highlighters scientific calculator, scissors, ruler, tape, and glue stick. (All of these items should be accessible every day).

 

Homework Practices
Homework is assigned daily and is intended as further practice of concepts being learned in class. Homework is due by 8:30 am on the next day unless otherwise noted. No late work will be accepted for full credit. Late work may be turned in up until the assessment for the current unit with a to-be-determined number of points deducted.

 

Laboratory Expectations
All labs will be done digitally this year. Students will go through the same process of utilizing the scientific method and critical thinking process to complete each lab. Supplemental lab technique, lab safety, and lab equipment will be provided to prepare the students for Honors Chemistry. Completion of the supplemental lab training is mandatory in order to pass the DPIE Biology course.

Please be aware that DPIE has a strict “NO REFUND” policy, therefore, we strongly recommend you wait to hear from the DHS Counseling Department regarding your Alternate Credit Application request prior to enrolling in our program.

You do not need district approval to take a DPIE High School Summer course for enrichment.

Enrollment Open





Advanced Geometry

Grade Level:                                           7-10
Length:                                                     June 2 – July 9 (6 weeks)
Prerequisites/Essential Skills:         Successful completion of Algebra 1 or Advanced Algebra 

This course is a Dublin High School graduation requirement. Understanding and applying geometry theorems and definitions is expected. All California Standards for Geometry are included in the curriculum. Students will learn the basics of geometry and its language, reasoning skills and methods of proof, shapes of two and three dimensions and their properties and size measurements, similarity, geometric probability, and transformations. 

Daily Online Course Schedule – 5 Hour Instruction Day

  • 8:30 – 9:15am :      Live instruction
  • 9:15 – 9:45am :      Student work – teacher available in virtual classroom
  • 9:45 – 9:55am :      Student break
  • 9:55 – 10:40am :    Live instruction
  • 10:40 – 11:20am :  Student work – teacher available in virtual classroom
  • 11:20 – 11:30am :  Student break
  • 11:30: 12:15pm :    Live instruction
  • 12:15 – 12:45pm :  Student work – teacher available in virtual classroom
  • 12:45 – 1:30pm :    Live instruction

Assessment & Grading
All assessments and exams will be taken virtually.

Required Materials

  • Students will need a computer with a webcam, internet, and a camera phone to submit assignments.
  • They will also need a DUSD student email and their Clever login information to join their teacher’s Google Classroom and Big Ideas Classroom.

Homework Practices
Homework is assigned daily and is intended as further practice of concepts being learned in class. Homework is due by 8:30 am on the next day unless otherwise noted. No late work will be accepted for full credit. Late work may be turned in up until the assessment for the current unit with a to-be-determined number of points deducted.

Please be aware that DPIE has a strict “NO REFUND” policy, therefore, we strongly recommend you wait to hear from the DHS Counseling Department regarding your Alternate Credit Application request prior to enrolling in our program.

You do not need district approval to take a DPIE High School Summer course for enrichment.

Enrollment Open





Physical Education - Team Sports

Grade Level:                                      8-l2
Length:                                                June 2 – June 17 and June 28 – July 8, 2021   (3 or 6 weeks)
Prerequisites/Essential Skills:     None

Students who will be in 9th grade in the 2021 – 2022 school year are allowed to enroll in the DPIE Physical Education course this summer. Please be aware that the state of California mandates that all freshman MUST take PE during their freshman year.  Therefore, the DPIE course will satisfy your second year PE requirement.  This means during your sophomore year you will have room in your schedule to take an elective course of your choosing.

This course builds on the basic foundation of the ninth-grade core program. The goal of this course is to provide students with an opportunity to choose life-time activities and increase their skill proficiency, strength, flexibility and conceptual learning specific to each instructional unit. These activities include football, ultimate frisbee, soccer, softball, basketball, volleyball, hockey, and lacrosse. The objective of the course is to provide students with the necessary skills, opportunities, and knowledge in the Physical Education course that will allow students to lead healthy, active lifestyles.


Student Learning Targets:

  1. To enhance knowledge and skills of cardiovascular and endurance training.
  2. To learn grade level standard skills, develop, and perform those skills in an individual or team game environment.
  3. To understand developmentally appropriate biomechanics and exercise physiology.


Daily Online Course Schedule

  • 8:30 - 9:00am - Students will meet with the teacher daily via “Google Meet” to go over the agenda, engage in a mini lesson, and ask questions.
  • Students will complete and record progress on the following daily: cardiovascular assignments, standards-based skill drill lessons, written work, and video workouts.
  • 12:30 -1:30pm Students and parents will be able to email/video conference questions with their concerns.

 

Assessments and Grading

Students will receive points on effort and progress demonstrated in the following areas: 

  • Cardio: cardiovascular and workout assignments
  • Portfolio: student content portfolio including written work
  • Skills: daily standards-based skills and drill lessons 

 

5 points per category (Cardio,Portfolio, Skills) will be given out daily. Rubric HERE

A: 100-90     
B: 89-80
C: 79-70
D: 69-60 D        
F: 59  

A final will be given on the last day of each section with a written test and cardiovascular run. 


Equipment

Students will be able to check out equipment to complete their daily drills.

Please be aware that DPIE has a strict “NO REFUND” policy, therefore, we strongly recommend you wait to hear from the DHS Counseling Department regarding your Alternate Credit Application request prior to enrolling in our program.

You do not need district approval to take a DPIE High School Summer course for enrichment.

Enrollment Open



Pre-Calculus

Grade Level:                                       10-12
Length:                                                June 2 – July 9 (6 weeks)
Prerequisites/Essential Skills:          Mastery of Algebra 2 (Advanced recommended) or Trigonometry

A detailed and comprehensive study of Trigonometry, advanced functions, conics, and discrete mathematics.  This is a rigorous course that prepares students for advanced levels of mathematics. Students should have a strong math background and mature study habits. 

 

Daily Online Course Schedule – 5 Hour Instruction Day

  • 8:30 – 9:15am :      Live instruction
  • 9:15 – 9:45am :      Student work – teacher available in virtual classroom
  • 9:45 – 9:55am :      Student break
  • 9:55 – 10:40am :    Live instruction
  • 10:40 – 11:20am :  Student work – teacher available in virtual classroom
  • 11:20 – 11:30am :  Student break
  • 11:30: 12:15pm :    Live instruction
  • 12:15 – 12:45pm :  Student work – teacher available in virtual classroom
  • 12:45 – 1:30pm :    Live instruction


Assessment & Grading

All assessments and exams will be taken virtually.

 

Homework Practices

Students are expected to complete and submit assignments using the resources approved by their teacher. Students must complete and submit their own homework assignments and should not allow anyone to complete or submit the assignments on their behalf. Doing so, or copying the work/answers of another student or from online resources (such a Slader, etc.) is grounds for immediate removal from the course, with no refund offered. 

Please be aware that DPIE has a strict “NO REFUND” policy, therefore, we strongly recommend you wait to hear from the DHS Counseling Department regarding your Alternate Credit Application request prior to enrolling in our program.

You do not need district approval to take a DPIE High School Summer course for enrichment.

Enrollment Open

SCIENCE - HONORS CHEMISTRY 

Grade Level:       10-12
Dates:                  June 2 – July 10
Prerequisite:      Successful completion of Algebra II with Trigonometry or above;
                             Successful completion of all semesters of previous math and science classes
Note:                   Students taking Honors Chemistry during the summer are required to enroll in AP Chemistry the following school year
Credits:               10 Credits

Honors Chemistry is a rigorous class meant for students intending to major in math/science/computers/pre-med. Use of a graphing calculator is required for this course. Chemistry is concerned with the chemical properties of substances. Topics include: properties of matter; atomic theory, electron clouds and probability, periodic trends, chemical formulas, chemical reactions, chemical bonding kinetic theory, the gas laws, properties of solutions, reaction rates, acids and bases, oxidation-reduction and entropy.

At Dublin High School, as with most schools, Honors Chemistry is the prerequisite to taking AP Chemistry.

Enrollment - WAITLIST ONLY*

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