City Academy

Coding Class

Teacher: Vineyard App Camp 
Dates: One week sessions week of June 28, July 12, July 19, and July 26 from 10:00 - 1:00 p.m. The week of the 26th will be virtual.
Cost: $180
Prerequisite: For rising third graders to rising tenth graders

In this course, you will learn the skills of a coder and the mindset of an entrepreneur, through actually building and releasing an iPhone app with your friends! You'll gain an exciting set of 21st-century tech skills and learn how to make your own apps and games. To start, you’ll learn about logic, coding (Javascript and React), and design, through fun, group-based activities, led by an enthusiastic instructor. At the end, you'll complete a final project where you make an app for a real non-profit organization. Previous students have created real apps being used right now by a mental health charity, a New York non-profit, and a charter school in the UK for their final projects.

You don’t need any previous experience or special software for the course: all you need is your creativity and a computer!

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Let’s Get Organized and Ease the Stress!

Teacher: Dorlisa Young
Middle School Dates: June 22, 23, and 24 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Upper School Dates: July 13, 14, and 15 from 10:00 - 11:00 am
Cost: $40; FREE TO FSS STUDENTS 
Prerequisite: For middle students and upper school students 

Did you misplace your Math homework because it was stuck in between papers in your Language Arts folder? If we peeked at your computer, would we see 20 tabs open at the same time? If this sounds like you, then let’s get organized for the next school year.  You will learn lots of tips to get your backpack, computer, binders, and folders ready before the beginning of the school year. 

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Algebra I Readiness - Virtual

Teacher: Sowmya Srinivasan
Dates: June 21 - July 2 (2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) 
Cost: $325
Prerequisite: For students entering Algebra 1 (typically Grades 8 or 9)

This course will review topics needed for students to enter into the 9th grade Algebra I course. It will be a review of important Pre-Algebra topics including word problems, operations with fractions and decimals, solving basic equations.

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Algebra II Readiness - Virtual

Teacher: Herb Kerns or Sarah Kelly
Dates: July 19 - July 30 (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Cost: $325
Prerequisite: For students in upper school

This course will review topics needed for students to enter into the Algebra II course. It will be a review of important Algebra I topics including linear equations, polynomials, inequalities, and systems of equations.

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Algebra II - Virtual

Teacher: Sarah Kelly
Dates: June 21 - July 9 and July 19 - August 6 (8:30 a.m. -  12:30 p.m.; no class the week of July 12-17)
Cost: $975
Prerequisite: A- or better in Algebra I or Geometry

This six-week intensive course focuses on strengthening students' computational skills in solving equations and graphing linear equations. Topics include: simplifying expressions (polynomial, exponents, roots, rational), solving linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, solving systems of linear equations, and graphing linear functions. Because of the intense nature of this course, students must have a strong Algebra I background (end-of-year average of A- or higher). Additionally, Friends Select students must earn a B or higher in this course to move on to Pre-Calculus. 

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Pre-Calculus

Teacher: Ralph Reinwald
Dates: June 21 - July 28 (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) 
Cost: $975
Prerequisites: B+ or higher in Algebra II, a love of mathematics, and no chalk allergies (teacher recommendation required)

This intensive course prepares students for calculus. It covers trigonometric functions and their graphs, right triangle trigonometry, polar coordinates and complex numbers, sequences and series, and limits of functions. An introduction to calculus topics will be covered if time permits.

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Geometry - Virtual

Teacher: TBA
Dates: June 21 - July 30 (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Cost: $975
Prerequisite: Completed Algebra 1 (teacher recommendation required)

Geometry SummerSessions

This intensive course covers the standard full-year geometry curriculum. Upon successful completion of this course, students are prepared for the next level math course.

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