Get Ahead with Summer Enrichment Courses


Algebra II Honors Tutorial

  • Instructor: Kathy Little, Math Teacher; BS, St. Joseph's College
  • Dates: July 10-14 (MTWTF)
  • Time: 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. 
  • Tuition: $100

This tutorial is for rising 9th graders enrolled in Geometry Honors. The major topics will be solving quadratics and factoring, solving systems of equations, and advanced linear equations. Securing these topics will bolster these students as they enter Geometry Honors in the fall. Geometry Honors is usually a sophomore class.


Digital Design

  • Instructor: Lorraine Aromando, Technology Teacher; BA, Seton Hall University, MA, Seton Hall University
  • Dates: June 19 - June 23 (MTWRF)
  • Time: 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. with a short break for lunch Students must attend all classroom sessions in order to earn ½ credit in technology.
  • Tuition: $300

An introduction to the fundamentals of using the computer as a primary production tool in the area of graphic art and publication. Topics include an overview of industry standard software for page layout and design, drawing and image manipulation, and various methods of reproduction for print and electronic delivery. Utilizing the latest version of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator, students will learn a basic understanding of design principles and software techniques. Dress is casual/appropriate;  students should bring lunch and snacks.  This course will fulfill the ½ credit Computer Technology graduation requirement for students enrolled at Cheverus during the 2017-2018 school year.


Introduction to Computer-Aided Design

  • Instructor: Gary Nielsen, Technology Coordinator, Science Educator; BS, Pace University; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Dates: July 10-21 (MTWRF)
  • Time: Class time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.; Lab time: 10:30 a.m. - noon. Students must attend all classroom sessions in order to earn ½ credit in technology.
  • Tuition: $300

Using lightweight computer equipment, we will learn how to design everyday objects. The students will apply spatial geometry, principles of good measurement, creativity and artistry for numerous projects. If time and material allows, these projects will be printed. The interface will be OnShape, an educationally free CAD program that is usable across all devices. Prospective students should have at least two items that they would like to design that will improve some aspect of their lives.


Loyola Summer Enrichment

  • Instructors: Jose Peralta, Sue Mahar, Kathy Little, Steve Dalvet
  • Dates: July 31 – August 4 (MTWRF)
  • Time: 7:45 a.m. – Noon
  • Tuition: $200

There is no better way to prepare for the academic rigors of Cheverus than by attending this class. Cheverus teachers will focus on study skills and writing, reading, and math foundation skills that will allow you to hit the ground running on day one! Learn how to:

  • organize your binders with Mr. Peralta;
  • develop your writing skills with Ms. Mahar;  
  • read for content with Mr. Dalvet; and,
  • prepare for any math course with Ms. Little.

Comments from students that attended the course last year:

  • The math class, “gave me a strong foundation on how the teachers teach math and how it was different from my old school. -- Emma D.
  • I was more prepared than other students. -- Maeve S.
  • The study skill section helped me get organized. -- Will G.

Writing the College Application Essay

  • Instructor: Jane Glass, School Librarian; BA, Duke University; MLIS, Simmons College
  • Course Dates: August 14 - August 18 (M-Th)
  • Time: Session 1: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Session 2: 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Please indicate Session #1 or #2 on the Registration Form)
  • Tuition: $200

This four-day course allows rising seniors the opportunity to take the time to formulate and reflect upon one of the most significant pieces of writing they will produce as a high school student. What better time to formulate an essay without the pressure of an early action or early decision deadline looming. Your transcript and resume provide college admissions officers with all of your stats -- GPA, classes, clubs, awards, etc. -- but how do they find out about you? This workshop will assist you in writing an essay which reflects your own unique story.  We'll work on mechanics (grammar, sentence structure, proofreading!) but focus on the content of what you have to say.  Write an essay that makes a lasting impression -- of you!


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