High School2020-03-31T17:16:37+00:00

ST. THOMAS HIGH SCHOOL • ACADEMICS, ENRICHMENT CLASSES & SPORTS CAMPS

High School

Summer@STH delivers a rich variety of engaging opportunities directed to developing lifelong learners and champions for life. Our goal is to provide an experience which sparks curiosity and ignites passion while improving core skills through a wide range of fun yet challenging activities in the classroom, on the field, on the stage, or in the computer lab.

Summer@STH … academic achievement, personal growth and cultural exploration.

Details are forthcoming!

Required Summer Courses2020-02-11T19:31:32+00:00

If your acceptance letter indicates a required summer course(s), the student must successfully complete the course(s) in order to continue as a St.Thomas student for the fall semester.

Students must register for the course(s) required in Math, Reading, and/or Language Arts, as designated by the letter. Class times will be assigned by St. Thomas based on availability and scheduling. A schedule confirmation will be emailed by May 31.

Dates: June 8, 2020 – June 26, 2020

Cost is $400 per course.

Students required to take two courses will have classes during two periods, and those required to take three courses will be committed to all three periods. Students must plan on being available for any of these class periods. Their summer schedule must be free of conflicts until their required summer courses schedule has been determined by St. Thomas.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE SPRING
Health2020-03-06T18:11:08+00:00

One semester Health credit.  Includes an extensive variety of topics centering on the development of the total social, physical, and mental health of the student.

Objectives are to study how the body functions and how to keep healthy and disease-free, address and discuss differing moral issues such as teen pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, sexual diseases, and AIDS, and increase injury and emergency awareness through first-aid, CPR, and rescue breathing.

All students must be present on the first day of class and write the final exam on the day assigned. Attendance to all classes is required. Any student missing more than two (2) days of class in the instructional period will receive a failing grade in the course and will be withdrawn without refund. Tardy three (3) times to class will equal one day’s absence. Class begins promptly at designated times.

This course will be reflected in the student’s GPA and will be a 1/2 health credit counted towards graduation requirements.

Cost is $800 per student.  Entering STH 9th-12th graders only.

Dates: Session 1: June 3, 2020 – June 23, 2020, 7:30 am – 11:30 am – Monday – Friday

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE SPRING
Computer Applications2020-03-31T17:12:09+00:00

One semester Technology credit.  Students learn to use Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, completing a major project at the end of each unit which integrates what they have learned.

All students must be present on the first day of class and write the final exam on the day assigned. Attendance to all classes is required. Any student missing more than two (2) days of class in the instructional period will receive a failing grade in the course and will be withdrawn without refund. Tardy three (3) times to class will equal one day’s absence. Class begins promptly at designated times.

This course will be reflected in the student’s GPA and will be a 1/2 technology credit counted towards graduation requirements.

All STH students are required to take this course during the academic year or summer (or pass a proficiency test) before any other technology courses may be taken.

Cost is $800 per student.  Entering STH 9th-12th graders only.

Dates
Session 1: June 3-23 | 12:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Session 2: July 6-July 24 | 7:30 am – 11:30 am

Required book for course:
MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for The Shelly Cashman Series Collection Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016
ISBN 978-1-337-39129-0

Book is purchased separately – Cost to be determined.  Students should purchase the six-month license. Purchase is available through MBS Direct.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE SPRING
Geometry2020-02-11T20:03:05+00:00

Full year academic credit.  This standard first course covers the required concepts of Euclidean Geometry including definitions, postulates, and theorems.  Areas of study include angles, parallel lines, congruent and similar triangles, rectilinear figures, polygons, circles and arc, and the Pythagorean Theorem. Special topics covered include coordinate and spatial geometry, introductory trigonometry, constructions, and loci.

Students who take this original credit course must have met the course pre-requisites of a 93 or higher in Algebra I or an 87 or higher in Accelerated Algebra I.

All students must be present on the first day of class and write the final exam on the day assigned. Attendance to all classes is required. Any student missing more than two (2) days of class in either summer session will receive a failing grade in the course and will be withdrawn without refund. Tardy three (3) times to class will equal one day’s absence. Class begins promptly at designated times.

Students are required to attend both summer sessions and complete 30 hours of online work between sessions through UT High School. This course is officially a UT High School course and will be a transfer credit to St. Thomas. The course will be online and facilitated by a St. Thomas faculty member.  The coursework, other than the 30 hours completed between sessions, must be completed under the supervision and instruction of the St. Thomas faculty member.

This course will not be included in the student’s G.P.A. but the full year credit for Geometry will count towards graduation requirements. Upon completion of the course and based on performance, the student will be placed into either Algebra II/Trigonometry or Advanced Algebra II/Trigonometry.

Students must receive their math teacher’s recommendation before registering for course.

Cost is $1600 per student. All needed materials provided except earbuds. Entering STH 9th-12th graders only with prior approval of the Dean.

Dates: June 3, 2020 – June 23, 2020 and July 6, 2020 – July 24, 2020 (Both Sessions Required), 12:15 pm – 4:15 pm

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE SPRING
Credit Recovery2020-03-12T16:15:39+00:00

Only for students who have failed a high school course during a semester of the previous academic year and are seeking recovery credit.  STH students only who received a D during the regular semester may re-take the course in summer.

If a full year of credit recovery is required in Math or Science, students must register for the first semester of the course in the June session and the second semester during the July session.

All students must be present on the first day of class and write the final exam on the day assigned.

Attendance to all classes is required. Any student missing more than two (2) days of class in the three week period will receive a failing grade in the course and will be withdrawn without refund. Tardy three (3) times to class will equal one day’s absence. Class begins promptly at designated times.

Session 1: Monday – Friday, Weekdays – June 8 – 26

  • 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Mathematics: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus
    • English: I, II, III, IV
    • Spanish: I
    • Social Studies: World Geography, World History, U.S. History, U.S. Government
  • 11:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
    • Science: Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
    • Theology: I, II, III

Session 2: Monday – Friday, Weekdays – July 6 – 24

  • 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Mathematics: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus
  • 11:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
    • English: I, II, III, IV
    • Science: Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

*Please note that students must make their specific course selection during registration​.

Cost $550 Per Class. All needed materials provided except earbuds. Open to students from Houston area Catholic High Schools. Coed.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE SPRING
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