PLEASE NOTE BOTH KINESIOLOGY AND DIGITAL APPS CLASSES ARE NOW FULL

SUMMER SCHOOL COURSE REGISTRATION – 2021

Summer School courses will be offered for this upcoming summer of 2021 and will be available to Guerin Catholic High School students only.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the required summer school class hours set forth by the Indiana DOE, students will be
permitted only one day’s absence during the entire session. More than one day’s absence will forfeit the credit.

The fee for summer school is $350, payable when you register for the class. The deadline for registration is May 7, 2021 or when the class reaches capacity. All registration fees are non-refundable.

Please scroll down for the registration form.

Course Offerings and Information:

Kinesiology I Freshmen

(1 credit)
THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL
Dates: June 7 – June 25
Class Hours:
June 7 – 8:00am – 12noon
June 8 – 25 – 8:00am – 10:00am (Help Session 10:00am-10:30am)
Structure: Blended
Offered: Freshmen
Instructors: Mr. Mascari, Mrs. Mascari and Mr. Waymouth

This is a BLENDED course, that is, the physical education activity will be at Guerin Catholic on a daily basis but the Health portion of the class will be completed online. Students will need their computers on the first day of class. Please note that the first day of class (June 7) students will meet until noon while the remaining days (June 8-25) students will only meet until 10 am. A teacher will be available each day at 10 am to help students with questions about the online work and projects. The daily Help Session is optional.

Students should wear their Guerin Catholic P.E. uniform. P.E. uniforms may be purchased at www.landsend.com. Click “School Uniforms” and then search for Guerin Catholic or use preferred school code 900150715. Uniforms may also be purchased through the Guerin Catholic Marketplace on Facebook.

A minimum of 15 registered students will be required to offer this course.
A maximum of 55 students will be permitted to register for this class.

Digital Applications and Responsibility Freshmen

(1 credit)
THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL
Dates: June 7 – June 25
Class Hours:
June 7 – 25 9 – 11 am (Help Session 11-11:30 am)
Structure: Blended
Offered: Freshmen
Instructor: Mr. Cowen

This is a BLENDED course, that is, a portion of the class (group work and activities) will be conducted at Guerin Catholic, but there will also be daily online work plus a final project that must be completed online. Students will need their computers on the first day of class. A teacher will be available each day at 11 am to help students with questions about the online work and projects. The daily Help Session is optional.

Either the Guerin Catholic uniform (pants and polo shirt) or jeans with GCHS t-shirt may be worn to school.

A minimum of 15 registered students will be required to offer this course.
A maximum of 25 students will be permitted to register for this class.

Theology 8 Catholic Social Teachings: Living the Gospel in the World Seniors

Dates: June 7-25 with at-school final exam on June 25th and cumulative project due in July
Structure: Blended
Offered: Seniors
Instructor: Mr. Sponhauer

This is a BLENDED course, that is, a portion of the class will be conducted at Guerin Catholic, including the final exam, but there will also be additional daily online work plus a final project that must be completed online.

“The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the Church’s social teaching. In this course, students are to learn how Christ’s concern for others, especially the poor and needy, is present today in the Church’s social teaching and mission.” – USCCB’s Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework

The students will learn the laity’s special vocation which they seek the kingdom of God through engagement of temporal affairs pertaining to social, political, and economic realities and learn to permeate and reconcile those realities with the demands of Christian doctrine and life, such that societal life is illuminated and ordered according to the just principles of natural law and the Gospel, for the glory of the Creator and all human flourishing. A special emphasis on Bioethics will help students better understand how Catholic Social Teaching Principles can assist us in navigating through a rapidly changing technological landscape in medicine today.

Either the Guerin Catholic uniform (pants and polo shirt) or jeans with GCHS t-shirt may be worn to school.

Required Texts:

Catechism of the Catholic Church (online – no book required)
Compendium of Catholic Social Teachings (online – no book required)
Bible: Revised Standard Version – Catholic Edition
Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching (Sophia Institute Press, 2014)
Biomedicine and Beatitude, An Introduction to Catholic Bioethics (Catholic University of America Press, 2011)

A maximum of 25 students will be permitted to register for this class.

Theology 1, 2, 3, 4 - Introduction to Scripture Sophomores and Juniors - credit recovery only

Dates: Available June 14 – July 30
Structure: Online
Offered: Sophomores and Juniors (credit recovery only)
Instructor: Miss LaCoy

This is a BLENDED course intended only for students needing to recover credit for Theology 1, 2, 3, or 4. Reading material, discussion boards, quizzes and tests will all be conducted through Canvas. There will be FOUR classroom days and weekly deadlines for coursework.

The purpose of this course is to serve as an overview of Theology 1,2,3, and 4. The purpose of this course is to give an overview of Sacred Scripture and Salvation History, the nature of the Trinity, the Paschal Mystery and an introduction into Church history. Due to its nature to review many aspects of Theology courses, there will be a specific focus on Salvation History and typology, the student will learn how the Redemption won for us by Christ is prefigured in Old Testament persons, events, and things. There will also include a special emphasis on the Paschal Mystery as the act of Jesus Christ’s saving mission continued throughout history. The course gives an overview of the major beliefs that are at the heart of the Faith, with an emphasis on the existence and Revelation of God, the Bible and the relationship between the Old and New Testaments, the Person of Jesus Christ and the Paschal Mystery, and the role of grace in the believer’s response of holiness to God’s Revelation by the moral life and prayer.

Government Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

(1 Credit)
Dates: Available June 7 – July 28
Structure: Online
Offered: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Instructor: Mrs. Neman

This is an ONLINE course. Reading material, videos, discussion boards, quizzes and tests will all be conducted through Canvas. There is no required text for this course; all reading materials will be included in canvas. This class will meet at Guerin Catholic High School for one (1) afternoon session on June 4th at 2 pm after final exams for an introduction to Canvas, online learning and class discussion. This is a mandatory meeting and the only meeting that will take place at school. It is important for students to attend this meeting as we will be reviewing and discussing the material, pacing and setup for the course.

United States Government provides a framework for understanding the nature and importance of responsible civic participation and for learning the rights and responsibilities of individuals in a constitutional democracy. The course enables students to explore the historic origins and evolution of political philosophies into contemporary political and legal systems. Constitutional structure and processes of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the national, state, and local levels of government are examined. Students learn to demonstrate an understanding of the governmental structures of the United States and other political systems, as well as the relationship of American government to world affairs. They learn to understand their ability to influence policies and decisions as individuals and in groups. Related learning experiences in the school and community enable students to learn how to participate effectively in the political process.

Students may earn an Honors credit with the completion of additional research writings.

Economics Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

(1 Credit)
Dates: Available June 7 – July 28
Structure: Online
Offered: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Instructor: Mrs. Reeves

This is an ONLINE course. Reading material, videos, discussion boards, quizzes and tests will all be conducted through Canvas. There is no required text for this course; all reading materials will be included in Canvas. This class will meet at Guerin Catholic High School for one (1) afternoon session on June 4th at 2 pm after final exams for an introduction to Canvas, online learning, and class discussion. This is a mandatory meeting and the only meeting that will take place at school. It is important for students to attend this meeting as we will be reviewing and discussing the material, pacing, and setup for the course.

Economics includes a study of the allocation of scarce resources and their alternative uses for satisfying human wants. This course examines basic models of decision making at various levels and in different areas including: decisions made as a consumer, producer, saver, investor, and voter; business decisions to maximize profits; public policy decisions in specific markets dealing with output and prices in the national economy; and problems developing nations face.

Students may earn an Honors credit with the completion of additional research writings.

Personal Financial Responsibility Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

(1 Credit)
Dates: Available June 7 – June 30
Structure: Online
Offered: Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
Instructor: Ms. Niccum

Personal Financial Responsibility addresses the identification and management of personal financial resources to meet the financial needs and wants of individuals and families, considering a broad range of economic, social, cultural, technological, environmental, and maintenance factors. This course helps students build skills in financial responsibility and decision making; analyze personal standards, needs, wants and goals; identify sources of income, saving and investing; understanding banking, budgeting, record-keeping and managing risk, insurance and credit card debt. Scripture and prayerful reflection are integrated throughout the course. This course is 100% online; and therefore, we will not have any designated class time. All materials for this class can be found on Canvas; no textbook is required.


Introduction to 2D/3D Art Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

Dates: June 7 – June 25
Class Hours:
June 7: 8 am – 12 pm
June 8 – 25: 8 – 10 am (Help Session 10-10:30 am)
Structure: Blended
Offered: Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
Instructor: Mrs. Wagoner

Students taking Introduction to Two-Dimensional/Three-Dimensional Art engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and art production that lead to the creation of high quality drawn, painted, and high quality 3D works of art. In addition to students experimenting with a wide range of mediums, they will reflect upon the outcomes of those experiences, explore historical connections, find direct correlation to other disciplines, and explore career options in visual art. Students will also explore additional materials and subject matter through a sketchbook.

The only required materials for the class each day include the student’s computer and a 9” x 12” sketchbook. No textbook or additional art materials will be required.

A minimum of 15 registered students will be required to offer this course.
A maximum of 24 students will be permitted to register for this class.


Principles of Marketing Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

(1 Credit)
Dates: Available June 7 – June 30
Structure: Online
Offered: Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
Instructor: Ms. Niccum

Principles of Marketing provides a basic introduction to the scope and importance of marketing in the global economy. Emphasis is placed on oral and written communications, mathematical applications, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills as they relate to advertising/promotion/selling, distribution, financing, marketing information management, pricing, and product/service management. Scripture and prayerful reflection are integrated throughout the course. This course is 100% online; and therefore, we will not have any designated class time. All materials for this class can be found on Canvas; no textbook is required.

Summer Internship on the School Farm—Farming and Food Justice Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

Dates: Between June 7 – August 8, students sign-up for 60 farm hours
Structure: Blended (Primarily on-site learning, with some online supplemental materials)
Offered: Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
Instructor: Mr. Haselhorst

St. Isidore Farm, Guerin Catholic’s school farm business, invites students and the community into ecological education, sustainable food systems, and food justice. The business grows and sells fresh, local, sustainably-grown produce to its Veggie Box customers, as well as at a local farmers market. Student interns can expect to do hands-on farm work while learning the theological, ecological, scientific, and business basics that underlie running a small vegetable farm. The internship is offered to any student who wants to add to his or her range of experiences and skills. It also tends to produce great material for college applications and scholarship essays.

No gardening experience necessary.

A maximum of 15 students will be permitted to register for this class.