Summer Institute Information



SBHS Summer Institute-2017

 

Overview:  The SBHS Summer Institute offers a set of courses which enable a student to advance a course level in a given sequence of courses, begin post-secondary study in an interest area, take a course of studies not currently offered during the school year at South Brunswick High School, complete more advanced or intense study in a given area of interest, or respond to a scheduling conflict which precludes the student taking a course critical to his/her educational plan. This year, the SBHS Summer Institute will offer 15 courses, including some courses for rising 9th graders, as well as one for rising 8th graders.

Parents of students enrolled in Summer Institute courses for credit are required to attend a mandatory parent night on June 6 at 7:00 in the SBHS blue cafeteria.  Parents of students enrolled in enrichment courses are invited to attend but are not required to attend.

 

Option II Credit: SBHS Summer Institute Courses for Advancement are available for credit.  Students will automatically receive Option II credit on their transcripts that will apply toward graduation credit, providing students fulfill all course requirements.

 

Enrollment: Applications and fees for the Summer Institute must be submitted by May 17, 2017. The Institute is open to students both inside and outside of South Brunswick School District. Enrollment is limited and courses will be filled on a “first come, first served” basis. Courses must have at least 12 students in order to run.

 

Course Prerequisites: Students must meet all grade level and prerequisites in order to register for Summer Institute courses. Failure to meet course prerequisites or the reporting of inaccurate prerequisite information by enrollees will result in withdrawal from Summer Institute courses. All prerequisite information is listed in the 2017 Summer Institute course booklet

 

Fees and Registration for SBSD Residents: Enrollment for the 2017 Summer Institute will begin on February 17, 2017.All fees associated with the course are family responsibility.  Families who live in the community must register and submit payment through the Pay-to-Participate program. 

 

Fees and Registration for Out-of-District Residents:  For students who reside outside of the South Brunswick School District, the application and course descriptions can be found online beginning February 24, 2017.  Families may print and complete the application, and mail it with payment by check addressed to South Brunswick High School. (Mailing address: Attention Head of School, SBHS Summer Institute, 750 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.)

 

Registration for the 2017 Summer Institute will begin on or about February 17, 2017. Applications and fees for the Summer Institute are to be submitted by May 17, 2017. Enrollment is limited and courses will be filled on a “first come, first served” basis. Courses must have at least 12 students in order to run. Families who live in the community must register and submit payment through the Pay-to-Participate  website. For students who reside outside of the South Brunswick School District, the application and course descriptions can be found online beginning February 24, 2017

Summer Institute will begin on June 27, 2017.  

Workload: In addition to completing all classwork students will be required to complete assigned homework. This will include studying for tests, practice problems, textbook reading and the preparation of lab reports and/or assignments.

 

Transportation: Families are responsible for transportation to and from the Institute, which is held at South Brunswick High School.

 

Attendance and Course Grading: Each course/grade is recorded on the transcript but not included in a student’s GPA.  Attendance during the Summer Institute carries the same weight as it does during the school year. A full year course permits two days of absence; a semester course permits one day.

 

Thomas Decker,
Head of School, SBHS Summer Institute
Thomas.decker@sbschools.org
732 329 4044 x. 5201