Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School District - Summer School 2013 Program Calendar
Monday, July 8th - Friday, July 19th, 2013Session 2:
Monday, July 22nd - August 2nd, 2013Class Time:
7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Mandatory Summer School Student Orientation
Session 1 will be held Monday, July 8th at 7:30 a.m.
Session 2 will be held Monday, July 22nd at 7:30 a.m.
(Orientation for all students will be held in the cafeteria.)
Summer School 2013 Course Offerings
July 8th thru July 19th, 2013
July 22nd thru August 2nd, 2013
Algebra/Geometry A, B, C
Algebra/Geometry A, B, C
English 2 (10)
English 4 (12)
English 1 (9)
English 3 (11)
American History/ US History 1 & 2
World History 1 & 2
Chemistry w/ Lab
VOCATIONAL RELATED - All Programs
Spanish 1 & 2
Tuition: All 42 hour courses will cost $270 and 84 hour courses will cost $540. Registration fees are included.
Registration: Registration may be made by mail, by fax, or in person. Mastercard and VISA are honored and in such cases registration may be made by phone.
Payment policy: Tuition must be paid in full prior to the first class of either session, or you will not be allowed to enter the class.
Books and Supplies: Books will be provide for all courses. In some, a material fee will be assessed where appropriate, such as courses with labs and vocational areas where stock is consumed.
Cancellation of Classes: Classes with insufficient enrollment are subject to cancellation. All fees will be re-funded.
Refund Policy: 100% refund of tuition prior to start of first class, 50% prior to the second class, NO refund prior to the third class.
Attendance Policy: In order to comply with the DESE’s mandated requirements, all students are to be in their class at 7:45 a.m. and released at 12 noon, and complete all 42 hours. No exceptions, (vacations, court, illness, etc.). See make-up policy. Students who fail to meet the State requirements will receive no credit/certificate for course(s).
Make-Up policy: Due to the DESE’s mandated requirements, any missed class time must be made up at the discretion of the Director. Students will not receive credit/certificate or release of grade until all missing time/work is made up. No exceptions.
Enrollment: Students in or entering grades 8 through 12 and adults are welcome to enroll. All courses are open to both male and females.
Course Content: Academic courses are 42 hours in duration and are designed for remediation, enrichment or retraining. Upon successful completion, a certificate will be granted and full credit given according to the student’s school requirements. Cheating may result in possible expulsion with no refund, credit/certificate or grade.
Returned Checks: If your check is returned for any reason, you will be required to pay a $20 bank fee in addition to your tuition within 2 days of notice.
Transportation: Students must provide their own transportation.
Tobacco Policy: Under state law, there is no smoking on school grounds or any extension of school grounds whatsoever. Any student in violation of this law could face possible expulsion.
Possession of controlled (including alcohol), and/or weapons on school property: Pursuant to the Education Reform Act of 1993, revised 9/94; "Any student who is found on school premises in possession of a dangerous weapon, including, but not limited to, a gun, or a knife, and controlled substance as defined in Chapter 94C, including, but not limited to, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin will be automatically expelled with no certificate/credit earned, no refund, and could face criminal action.
Harassment/Bullying: Actions in the form of harassment, sexual harassment, bullying or victimizing may result in possible expulsion with no refund, credit/ certificate or grade, and could face legal action.
The use of all cell phones and CD players/head phones are not allowed.
All academic courses follow the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. Full course descriptions can be viewed online at www.northeastmetrotech.com under the Program of Studies tab.
Academic Course Descriptions
Algebra 1: This course takes an informal approach assuming that the real number system exists and will con-duct a systematic investigation of its properties. The course focuses on the principles and comprehension of: algebraic expressions, linear equations, radicals, and percentages.
Algebra 2: This course will review the basics of Algebra 1 with particular emphasis on mechanical processes and problem solving. The topics to be covered are systems of linear equations and inequalities, functions, varia-tions, rational equations, quadratic equations and applications.
Geometry: This course will help students to develop logical, creative and critical reasoning skills. Students learn basic geometric facts and relationships, and the measurements of geometric figures. Critical concepts and skills such as problem solving and proofs are stressed. Topics include triangles, polygons, and circles.
Algebra/Geometry A,B,C: This course includes topics from algebra and geometry as an introduction to statis-tics, probability, data analysis and number sense.
English 1 (Grade 9): This course focuses on the topics taught in a Grade 9 high school English program.
English 2 (Grade 10): This course focuses on the topics taught in a Grade 10 high school English program
English 3 (Grade 11): This course focuses on the topics taught in a Grade 11 high school English program.
English 4 (Grade 12): This course focuses on the topics taught in a Grade 12 high school English program.
World History 1 & 2: This course is a thematic study of the world civilization from prehistoric times to the present. The focus will be on human beginnings and early civilizations, classical civilization of the ancient world, growth of agricultural land, commercial civilizations, and the age of the revolutionary change.
American/US History 1 & 2: This course examines the ways in which technological changes and people have influenced US History.
Civics/Government: This course examines the operation of our government, with particular attention given to persistent problems in modern American society. Course emphasis will be on the organization and function of the federal, state, and local governments and the major problems confronting these governments in urban America.
Psychology: This course is the scientific study of the mind and its effect in human behavior. Areas of study include: the brain, sensory organs, simple learning, intelligence, prejudice, and personality disorder. Behavioral development and learning are examined along with the motivation, feelings, emotions, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.
Sociology: This course is the scientific study of human groups and their relations with one another. The focus on why some groups prosper while others disappear, and how the group influences the individual.
Biology w/labs: This pre-college course will cover topics including the cell structure and function and the general characteristics of the plant, animal, and protist kingdoms, with emphasis on human physiology and genetics. Chemistry w/labs:
This course explains behavior of matter based on its structure; topics include elements, atoms, and molecules, the Kinetic-Molecular Theory and states of matter, writing formulas, writing equations for reactions, solving problems involving gas laws, solutions and pH. The periodic table is emphasized and instructions in laboratory fundamentals are included. Physical/Earth/Life Science:
This course explores selected topics in physics and chemistry, keeping mathematics to a minimum; but projects are required. Enrollment in physical science is limited to those students who have had only general math or basic math. Physics:
This course investigates the principles controlling the behavior of matter of energy. Topics include: thermodynamics, wave motion and sound, light and optics, electricity and magnetism.
Spanish 1 & 2:
This course covers the fundamental sound patterns of Spanish along with vocabulary and structures.
Northeast Metro Tech is expanding its summer program by offering new and exciting vocational certificate and enrichment courses.
Courses to be offered at this time are:
40 Hour Real Estate Pre-License Course: July 22nd - August 2nd, 2013 Cost: $350
30 Hour Certificate Program in Welding: July 8th - July 19th, 2013 Cost: $550
Driver Education - Exlent Auto School: July 8th - July 19th, 2013 Cost: $569
40 Hour Real Estate Pre-License Course
Massachusetts requires all individuals who wish to obtain a Real Estate Sales Person License to complete a 40 hour pre-license class prior to applying for the Real Estate examination. The content of the class is State mandated, and is taught by a State certified instructor. Individuals must attend all 40 hours of class to receive their certification to take the test.
30 Hour Welding - Basic Course
The 30 hour basic welding course will incorporate both lectures dealing with the theory of welding principles, practices and the shop demonstrations given in the shop. Various welding processes pertaining to the curriculum will include: SMAW (stick welding), GTAW (tig), GMAW (mig), oxyacetylene welding, brazing, flame cutting, and plasma cutting. Students must supply their own personal safety gear i.e helmet, safety glasses, and gloves.
Driver Education - Exlent Auto School
This course will start Monday, July 8th to Friday, July 19th, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This course includes 30 hours of classroom instruction, 12 one-hour road lessons, and 6 one-hour observation. Registry fees are not included in the price. A parent/guardian must attend 2 hours of instruction in the content of driver education. For registration and questions, please contact Exlent Auto School directly at 617-846-7741.
All courses will run based on enrollment, and tuition will vary based on the program and materials and books needed. We hope you will take advantage of these great new summer opportunities. Registrations will be accepted up to and including July 5th, 2012, with walk-in registration conducted at the Northeast Metro Tech Adult Education office weekdays 8:00 am to 2:45 pm. For further information contact the Northeast Metro Tech Adult Education office at (781)246-0810, ext. 1640.
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