Student Life
Summer Programs

Current Student Courses - Rising 10th-12th Grades

Current Saint Ignatius students who are sophomores, juniors, and seniors may be eligible for the Math Advancement Summer Courses by invitation from the Math Department.

Students who need to remediate a failing grade should work with his/her School Counselor and the Assistant Principal for Academics, Maura Maloney (maura.maloney@ignatius.org), to coordinate a remediation plan.

Any Saint Ignatius student who is entering junior or senior year is eligible to enroll in the ACT Preparation course or the Writing the College Essay course.

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  • ACT Preparation

    Saint Ignatius, in partnership with Academic Approach, is offering three-week ACT preparation courses for Saint Ignatius students. Each student will receive highly customized classroom teaching from expert tutors. Twenty-four hours of classroom instruction and three diagnostic tests are included. There are twenty seats available in each class. Two three-week ACT courses are available: 10:00am-12:00pm (typically) during Session I or Session II of the Summer Program.

    Where: Classroom in main school building (TBD)
    Cost: $675 (Financial aid is available. Contact Mr. Schmidt with questions.)

    REGISTRATION FOR THE ACT PREPARATION COURSE WILL BE AVAILABLE IN APRIL THROUGH A HYPERLINK ON THE WOLFPACK POST UNDER THE COLLEGE COUNSELING SECTION. QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS COURSE SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO MR. KURT V. SCHMIDT, DIRECTOR OF COLLEGE COUNSELING AT 312-432-8352.
  • Honors Algebra II/Trigonometry Advancement Program Summer School

    ENROLLMENT IN THE FOLLOWING MATH COURSE IS BY INVITATION ONLY. If you have questions, contact Ms. Sheila Walsh (sheila.walsh@ignatius.org) about the Honors Algebra II/Trigonometry Advancement Program. All of the Math Advancement Courses are six-week courses from June 13 – July 22 with no classes on June 20 or July 4.

    This is a summer school option within the Honors Algebra 2/Trigonometry Advancement Program. This six-week course provides an opportunity for acceleration for students who have completed a geometry course and want to take Calculus in their junior or senior year. Successful completion of this course with a minimum of B- will enable students to enroll in Pre-Calculus (MA 545). Students earning a B+ or better will be placed in Honors Pre-Calculus (MA 546). Prerequisite: Algebra 1 (MA 515 or MA 516) and Honors Geometry (MA 526) with an average of A- or Algebra 1 (MA 515) and Regular Geometry (MA 525) with an A average. Students who have begun the self-study course during the regular school year are also welcome to enroll in this summer session in order to complete the course ONLY IF OPEN SEATS ARE AVAILABLE. Approval from the Mathematics Department is required for all enrollees.

    When: Six-week course from June 13 - July 22 (No class on June 20 or July 4)
    Course offered from 8:00 am - 10:00 am or 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
    Cost: $550
  • Precalculus Survey

    ENROLLMENT IN THE FOLLOWING MATH COURSE IS BY INVITATION ONLY. If you have questions, contact Mr. Todd Strobel (todd.strobel@ignatius.org) for the Precalculus Survey Course. All of the Math Advancement Courses are six-week courses from June 13 – July 22 with no classes on June 20 or July 4.

    This six-week course covers the prerequisite content from PreCalculus in order to be prepared to take Calculus in the fall. The course is intended for students who perform at an A- level (or better) in College Prep Algebra II/Trigonometry or who perform at a B+ level (or better) in Honors Algebra II/Trigonometry. Students who complete this summer survey course with a B or better will enroll in College Calculus (MA 550) in the fall and will earn a grade of “Pass” for PreCalculus. Students who finish with an A or better can enroll in AP Calculus AB (MA 549) in the fall. The grade earned from this survey class will determine placement, but it will not factor into the student’s overall GPA. Approval from the Mathematics Department is required for all enrollees.

    When: Six-week course from June 13 - July 22 (No classes on June 20 or July 4)
    Course offered from 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Cost: $550
  • Two-Year Algebra II/Trigonometry Advancement Program Part 1

    ENROLLMENT IN THE FOLLOWING MATH COURSE IS BY INVITATION ONLY. If you have questions, contact Ms. Jennifer Boka (jennifer.boka@ignatius.org) for the Two-Year Algebra II/Trigonometry Advancement Program Parts 1 and 2. All of the Math Advancement Courses are six-week courses from June 13 – July 22 with no classes on June 20 or July 4.

    This six-week course represents the first half of the Two-Year Algebra II/Trigonometry Advancement Program. It is intended for freshmen who have successfully completed Algebra 1 or Advanced Algebra 1 with a B or B- respectively. Completion of Parts 1 and 2 of this program allows students to accelerate to Regular Precalculus (MA 545) and College Prep Calculus (MA 550) during their junior and senior year. Approval from the Mathematics Department is required for all enrollees.

    When: Six-week course from June 13 - July 22 (No classes on June 20 or July 4)
    Course offered from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Cost: $550
  • Two-Year Algebra II/Trigonometry Advancement Program Part 2

    ENROLLMENT IN THE FOLLOWING MATH COURSE IS BY INVITATION ONLY. If you have questions, contact Ms. Jennifer Boka (jennifer.boka@ignatius.org) for the Two-Year Algebra II/Trigonometry Advancement Program Parts 1 and 2. All of the Math Advancement Courses are six-week courses from June 13 – July 22 with no classes on June 20 or July 4.
     
    This six-week course represents the second half of the Two-Year Algebra II/Trigonometry Advancement Program. It is open only to students who took Part 1 and received at least a B. Students who complete this course with at least a B+ will receive credit for completing Algebra II (MA 535) and will be placed in Regular Precalculus (MA 545) in the fall.

    When: Six-week course from June 13 - July 22 (No classes on June 20 or July 4)
    Course offered from 8:00 am - 10:00 am or 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Cost: $550
     
  • Writing the College Essay

    This one-week workshop is designed to help students write two of their college essays. The workshop includes brainstorming, pre-writing, drafting, and revising two different essays. Students must read the book Writing the College Essay in Ten Steps by Alan Gelb prior to the course and have the novel in class for discussions and work on the essay.

    When: Weeks TBD, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
    Who: This course is open to rising juniors and seniors
    Cost: $140
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