Grade 9: 9H
Grade 10: 10H
- Read Part I of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird and complete reading notes. MC and short answer test on the novel given first class.
- Attend a local cultural event (if possible) or attend a virtual worldwide cultural event in the humanities and write a one-page summary of your experience and the value you think it might bring to your English classroom experience.
10H summer assignment
Google Classroom Code: sx2hqgt
Grade 11: IB year 1
Read the first half of Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and participate in the New York Times Summer Read challenge. Students will then complete 3 journal responses. Details are in the post below
Google classroom code: wef77b3
Grade 12: SUNY English
No summer assignment, but students must register for SUNY English 101 course through SUNY Adirondack. Instructions for registration will be given by the Guidance Department over the summer.
Google Classroom Code: gxyjcux
Grade 12: IB year 2
Google Classroom Code: facpmsy
Grade 9: Global 9 R
No summer assignment
Grade 10: AP World
Read “History of the World in Six Glasses”. Complete a graphic organizer and essay.
Google Classroom Code: sdvtu6
Grade 11: IB year 1 – History of the Americas
IB HOTA Year 1 Assignment
(This is a view only document. Please join our Google Classroom to access and submit your individual assignment copy.)
Google Classroom Code: ah5q6fp
Grade 12: AP Gov
Read Hardball by Chris Matthews and complete written assignment.
AP GOV Assignment
Google Classroom Code: et7di32
Grade 12: AP/IB Microeconomics
Read Naked Economics by Charles Wheelan and complete a written assignment.
AP Micro Summer Assignment
Google Classroom Code: d53nnjf
IB Econ Summer Assignment
Google Classroom Code: kduidxm
Grade 12: IB Year 2 – History of the Americas/20th
Class code zbqr5ls
Watch 1 historically based movie (from the list below) and address the OPCVL of the film. The films deal with civil rights.
- The Butler
- The Green Book
- Cry Freedom
- Malcolm X
- We Shall Overcome
- Eyes on the Prize
- Good Morning Vietnam
- Thirteen Days
- Winnie Mandela
Grade 11: Ab Initio (year 1)
Look over these general resources to be prepared for Spanish 2/Ab initio
Grade 12: IB II/AP
Find 2 articles on an environmental issue and write a 150-word summary, comparing and contrasting the problems with the US.
Spanish IB II/AP summer assignment
Grade 12: Spanish Ab intio
Grade 12: IB chem year 2
Come prepared to do your Chemistry IA – it will be done in the fall and completed by December
Grade 12: IB biology year 2
Complete all corrections on IA draft proposal. RQ, intro, background, materials, and methods should be complete in IA template with proper citations.
Grade 11: IB year 1
Please purchase a 9’’x12’’ sketchbook. This sketchbook will become your Visual Arts Journal, a combination of a sketchbook, journal, research document, technique practice, and critical thinking log.
Spend some time exploring Pinterest (IB Visual Arts Process Portfolio examples)
This will be used to document all your ideas for your projects for IB Art. This should never be too far from your side. It will also be used for your Process Portfolio (PP), one of 3 major assessment criterias.
Grade 12: IB year 2
Comparative Study Research Assignment
Identify an artist or art works that are of interest to you.
Gather information about the artist, the cultural context in which the work was made, and the artists’ intentions or purpose in making the work. Take notes from the exhibitions, texts, or any other written material you find.
Do visual note taking: sketches, photos, documentation of the work
All of the above should be recorded in the Visual Arts Journal and documented thoroughly.
Extended essay (IB diploma students only)
All IB Diploma students will need to do a substantial amount of work revising their Extended Essay over the summer. The final version of the essay will be due by the end of November.