SJ Summer Programs Registration

Registration for 2018 Summer Programs will open in April! 

Every summer, courses and programs are offered on campus. 

Click the link for Summer Studies Registration

Contact Ms. Lauren Hill at lhill@stjohnshigh.org with any questions about 2018 Summer Programs.

Summer school has a relaxed dress code. Shorts, sneakers, t-shirts, golf shirts are all acceptable.

Summer Studies Courses

List of 11 items.

  • What books are required for summer school?

    Students should bring writing utensils, a notebook, and a calculator if taking a math course.
    Read More
  • Freshman Leadership

    Mr. Kevin Abdo, Director of Campus Ministry, will introduce the incoming freshmen to Saint John's High School through leadership and service based activities.  This program is recommended for all incoming freshmen to learn about what leadership and service mean to this community.  This is a week long program that meets after the summer pre-secondary Math and English courses offered through Summer Programs.  Lunch will be provided to those that are enrolled in both the pre-Secondary and the Freshmen Leadership programs. 

    Weeks available are:
    Week 1: 6/25 to 6/29
    Week 2: 7/9 to 7/13
    Week 3: 7/16 to 7/20

    12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    (Lunch is 11:30 to 12:30 for those enrolled in both Pre-Secondary Math/English and Freshmen Leadership)
  • Fundamentals of Computing

    This is an introductory course in computer fundamentals that focuses on the effective use of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software programs. Students will gain a fundamental knowledge of the Microsoft Office Software Suite, the Saint John’s computer network, and learn skills that have practical applications for their courses at Saint John’s. This course utilizes lectures and hands-on computer exercises. This course does not fulfill the graduation requirement for Computer Science at Saint John’s High School and is intended for students with little to no experience using the Microsoft Office Suite.

    The enrollment for this class is limited and on first come- first served basis. This class can be taken with either the English or Math class or be taken alone. 

    Classes: June 25 - July 20
    8:30 - 10:00
  • Pre-Secondary English

    The primary focus of Pre-Secondary English is strengthening basic skills: grammar, sentence structure and composition, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and study techniques. This course provides students with the skills that will enable them to meet the challenge of a college preparatory English program with confidence and ability.

    This program is open to any incoming 9th grade student: boy or girl.  You do not need to attend Saint John's High School to attent SJ Summer Programs. 

    Session 1: June 25 - July 6 (no class July 4)
    Session 2: July 9 - July 20

    4-week option: June 25 - July 20 (no class July 4)
  • Pre-Secondary Math

    This Introduction to High School Algebra is designed to reinforce the mathematics covered in the middle school years.  The course will strengthen and broaden the knowledge of basic skills in MathTopics include: multiplying and dividing fractions, ratios and proportions, prime numbers, equations, introduction to variables, factors, and exponents. 

    This program is open to any incoming 9th grade student, boy or girl.  You do not need to be enrolled at Saint John's High School to attend SJ Summer Programs. 

    Session 1: June 25 - July 6 (no class July 4)
    Session 2: July 9 - July 20

    4-week option: June 25 - July 20 (no class July 4)
  • Pre-Secondary Math & English (Full Program)

    The Pre-Secondary Summer Studies Program, for eighth graders entering the ninth grade in the Fall, is designed to solidify the educational background in English and Mathematics and to acquaint students with the demands of a college preparatory high school curriculum. It is recommended and encouraged to all incoming members of the Class of 2022.

    There are multiple options for enrollment in the Pre-Secondary Programs:
    - Expanded 4-week program of both Math and English: In addition to acclimating students to the demands of a college preparatory high school curriculum, students will engage in further curriculum, lessons on study skills, and a library orientation. 
    2-week program of both Math and English: Session 1 runs from June 25 - July 6 (no class July 4); Session 2 runs from July 9 - July 20
    - For students placed in Level 1 or Honors, they have the option of taking either Math or English and the fundamentals of computing course. The fundamentals of computing course only has a 4-week option. 


    Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. and students are dismissed at 11:30 a.m., with a ten minute break between classes.  Dress code is relaxed.
  • College Essay Writing

    Mr. David Wentzell of the Counseling Department will teach the students about college essay writing and applications.  Rising seniors (boys or girls) are encouraged to attend this 6 day program.  Mr. Wentzell will cover the details of essay writing, completing applications, and the college selection process. 

    Classes are:
    June 19-21 and June 26-28
    9am to 10:30am


  • Laboratory for Engineering, Robotics, and Fabrication

    The Saint John's High School Maker Space has a wide array of the most advanced technological tools for design and fabrication of just about anything a person can envision.  Our tools include eight 3-d printers, two laser cutters, two CNC routers, and much, much more.  
    Students will use computer aided design (CAD) to create 3-d images of their creations and then select and use the most appropriate tools to make their designs real.  
    The laboratory is designed for people of varied experience levels from beginners to experienced CADers.  

    This program is open to any middle school student: boy or girl.  

    Session 1 (Half-day program): July 2 - July 13 (no class July 4)
    8:30-11:30 AM

    Session 2 (Full-day program): July 16 - July 20
    8:30-4:00

    **Lunch will be provided from 11:30 - 12:30 for the students in session 2, the full-day program.
  • SAT Readiness

    Session 1: July 9 to July 20

    Session 2: July 23 to August 3

    Both sessions are 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    Read More
  • Baseball Camp

    -        Open to boys entering 7th and 8th grade.
    -        Maximum enrollment of 24 ballplayers.
    -        10am to 12pm from Monday 8/6 through Thursday 8/9 (Friday 8/10 a rain date)
    -        In case of multiple rain days, camp will be held in the school gym (which has indoor batting cage and four indoor pitching mounds)
    -        Camp will focus on the transition to the 90’/60.5’ diamond, with specific instruction for pitchers, catchers, baserunners, and infielders on the running game.
    -        Two varsity coaches and current/former players will assist.
    -        Participants should wear baseball pants and bring indoor and outdoor shoes.  Catchers should bring their own gear.  Helmets and a team BBCOR bat will be available but bringing your own is suggested.
  • Flag Football

    Football skills and drills clinic and flag football games:

    Open to boys entering grades 5, 6, 7, 8 in the 2018-19 school year.  Players will have a short clinic and then play games.  The program will conclude with playoffs in each division.

    Monday to Thursday, July 9 to July 12
    8:30am to 11:30am


Program Fees

SAT Readiness (Session 1 or Session 2) $425
English / Math (Session 1 or Session 2) $250
Fundamentals of Computing $375
Laboratory for Engineering, Robotics, & Fabrication $255
Full Program (English & Math)
Full Program (Computing & English)
Full Program (Computing & Math)
$495
Pre-Spanish I $250

Flag Football  $200
Freshmen Leadership $200
College Essay Writing $250
Baseball Camp $180

Pre-Secondary Summer Studies

The Pre-Secondary Summer Studies Program, for eighth graders entering the ninth grade in the Fall, is designed to solidify the educational background in English and Mathematics and to acquaint students with the demands of a college preparatory high school curriculum. It is recommended and encouraged to all incoming members of the Class of 2022.

There are multiple options for enrollment in the Pre-Secondary Programs:
- Expanded 4-week program of both Math and English: In addition to acclimating students to the demands of a college preparatory high school curriculum, students will engage in further curriculum, lessons on study skills, and a library orientation. 
- 2-week program of both Math and English: Session 1 runs from June 25 - July 6 (no class July 4); Session 2 runs from July 9 - July 20
- For students placed in Level 1 or Honors, they have the option of taking either Math or English and the fundamentals of computing course. The fundamentals of computing course only has a 4-week option. 


Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. and students are dismissed at 11:30 a.m., with a ten minute break between classes.  Dress code is relaxed.

Register for the Summer Studies Program

Click the link for Summer Studies Registration