Original Credit Summer School

  • Original Credit Summer School (held at Allegany High School) . allegany
     
    Eligibility
    Original Credit Summer School is for Allegany County Public School students only wishing to earn original credit in the course areas listed below. Students who have already taken this course and wish to retake it to improve their grade are ineligible
      • Physical Education #711 (1 credit)
      • Health #481 (1/2 credit)
      • Financial Literacy #870 (1/2 credit)
    Location
    All courses will be held at Allegany High School from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
     
    Lunch and Transportation
    Light lunch will be provided. No transportation provided.
     
    Attendance
    Students must attend all days of the session. If a student misses class, the grade will be lowered one letter grade for each day missed.
     
    Dates and Cost
    Students will not be admitted to the first class without full payment – no exceptions
      • Physical Education: June 18-21, June 24-28, July 1-3, July 8-12, July 15-19 (22 days), Cost: $350 or $175
      • Financial Literacy: June 17-20, June 24-27, July 1-3 (11 days), Cost: $150 or $75
      • Health: July 8-11, July 15-18, July 22-24 (11 days), Cost: $150 $75

    Minimum enrollment

    At least 15 students must be enrolled for these sessions to be held.  
     
    Deadline for registering and paying is Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
     
    Course Descriptions
    • Physical Education (711) is a required 1 credit course designed to introduce students (grades 9 - 11) to a basic program of physical fitness, team sports, and individual lifetime recreational activities. Emphasis is placed on developing physical skills, acquiring knowledge of movement, rules, and promoting a positive self image as related to social and emotional behavior. Students will take PE field trips every Friday. 

    • Comprehensive Health Education (481) is a required ½ credit course designed to provide students (grades 9 – 11)) with valid information for living a healthy lifestyle. The intent of this course is to help students incorporate decision making skills, refusal skills, and goal setting skills into seven topic areas: Nutrition and Fitness, Personal and Consumer Health, Mental and Emotional Health, Disease Prevention, Drugs Alcohol and Tobacco, Family Life and Human Sexuality and Safety and Injury Prevention. The National Health Education Standards and Maryland State Curriculum provide a guideline for the practice of those health related skills in the seven required topic areas.

    • Personal Financial Literacy (870) is a required ½ credit course. This course is designed to place the students (grades 9 - 11) in the role of citizen, family member, consumer, and active participant in managing personal finances. Students will learn ways to maximize their earnings potential, develop ways for managing financial resources, understand, and develop skills for using credit, and explore ways to invest money for future security. Themes of study will include career decisions, money management, financial security, credit management and consumer rights and responsibilities.