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April 24, 2014

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Summer school

The district offers summer school programs at the high school for students who want to improve skills or retake courses not successfully completed during the school year. The district does not provide transportation to and from summer school. For more information about summer school, please contact Assistant Principal Mark Brooks, (518) 861-8591, ext. 1200.

Summer School 2013

Download summer school information, including a list of available high school programs (PDF)

Important Dates:

June 26: Registration will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. for district residents; 10 to 11 a.m. for in district and out-of-district residents. Registration will be in the Large Cafeteria. Enter through the Main Lobby in the front of the building.

July 1 - July 3*: Students who are registered and attend Guilderland High School during the school year may register for and take the August Regents exam(s) if the student qualifies and the exam is offered. Registration will occur at the Summer School office between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays until July 3, 2013. *Please note that we can no longer accept students after this date due to state ordering requirements*

July 1: First day of Summer School for High School students & first day of Driver Education (Advanced Registration Only)

July 22: Midterm reports distributed

August 12: Last day of classes; last day of driver education is August 15

August 13 & 14: Regents, RCT & Proficiency Examinations

August 15: Report cards mailed & MV285 Certificate for Driver Education will be mailed

 

Registration
Registration must be completed in person by the student and guardian. Registration will be in the Large Cafeteria. Enter through the Main Lobby to begin registration.

Non-district students wishing to enroll in Guilderland Summer School
must present the following at the time of registration:

A completed Non-District Resident Registration form (PDF), signed by the appropriate school officials.

A copy of the most recent report card.
(Please note that only students with an average of 50 or above are eligible for full credit classes.)

A copy of the student's IEP, if applicable.

Student tuition and fees
All non-residents must pay tuition of $300 per course taken. All tuition must be paid at the time of registration. Checks should be made payable to "Guilderland Central School District." No tuition will be returned after the first day of classes.

Attendance policy
Students enrolled in summer school courses are allowed NO absences. Only absences due to hospitalization or a death in the family will be excused. The guardian of the student is to place a call to (518) 861-8591, ext. 1205 the morning of an absence. Music, sports, scouting and church camps as well family vacations are NOT excused absences. Students absent more than 3 days from a course may be removed and not receive credit in that course.

Students should plan on attending classes each day, arriving on time and being an active participant in each class. Each class will incorporate a participation grade which will be based upon daily, positive classroom participation.

Summer School class schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Session 1:
7:30-9:20 a.m.
Session 2:
9:25-11:15 a.m.
Session 1:
7:30-9:20 a.m.
Session 2:
9:25-11:15 a.m.
Session 1:
7:30-9:20 a.m.
Session 2:
9:25-11:15 a.m.
Session 1:
7:30-9:20 a.m.
Session 2:
9:25-11:15 a.m.
Driver Education ONLY

Driver Education class schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Session 1:
7:30-9:00 a.m.
Session 2:
9:05-10:35 a.m.
Session 3:
10:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Session 4:
12:15-1:45 p.m.
Session 1:
7:30-9:00 a.m.
Session 2:
9:05-10:35 a.m.
Session 3:
10:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Session 4:
12:15-1:45 p.m.
Session 1:
7:30-9:00 a.m.
Session 2:
9:05-10:35 a.m.
Session 3:
10:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Session 4:
12:15-1:45 p.m.
Session 1:
7:30-9:00 a.m.
Session 2:
9:05-10:35 a.m.
Session 3:
10:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Session 4:
12:15-1:45 p.m.
Session 1:
7:30-9:00 a.m.
Session 2:
9:05-10:35 a.m.
Session 3:
10:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Session 4:
12:15-1:45 p.m.

 

Course offerings
Session 1 course offerings include: English 9, English 11, College Writing, Global 9, Global 10, Integrated Algebra, Int Alg 2 yr- 1, Geometry, Alg 2/Trig, Earth Science, Core Biology, Environmental Science, Health, Economics

Session 2 course offerings include: English 10, Public Speaking, US History, Global 9, Global 10, Public Policy, Integrated Algebra, Int Alg 2yr-2, Geometry, Alg 2/Trig, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Health, Phys Ed.

Learn more about the course offerings (PDF)

Class load/size
Students may take two subjects. Students may only register for a full credit course if they have already taken the course during the regular school year and have attained a minimum average of 50.

Note: Classes with enrollment of less than 12 students may be cancelled.

Passing grades
A grade of 70 is considered passing in a Summer School course. A grade of 65 is considered a passing grade on a Regents examination for Regents credit.

Regents examinations
All students enrolled in a Regents class where the Regents is offered in August must meet the course requirements and take the Regents to receive course credit.

Students who are registered and attend Guilderland High School during the school year may register for and take the August Regents exam(s), if offered. Registration will occur at the Summer School office between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays until July 3, 2013. (Please note that we can no longer accept students after this date due to state ordering requirements)

Summer Regents will be held August 13 & 14, 2013.  No early exams will be given. Positive identification must be presented at registration and when the exam is taken.

Library/librarian
Library facilities and a librarian will be available during the Summer School hours for teacher-assigned work.

School nurse
A licensed nurse is on duty from 7:30 a.m. until 12:55 p.m. during the summer session.

Dress code
Students are expected to dress in a safe and non-provocative manner, as during the regular school year.

Smoking
Smoking is strictly forbidden. Students who choose to smoke on campus may be dismissed from Summer School.

 

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