Incoming Notre Dame Freshmen

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  • Algebra Foundations and Pre-STEM

    Dates: Wednesday, July 15 - Tuesday, July 28
    Time: 7:45 - 11:45 a.m.
    Fee: $480 plus ALEK registration fee
    Students: Grade 9
    Pre-Requisites:  By Placement
    Open to the public: No 

    Math foundations 7:45 to 9:45 a.m.:
     This portion of the class is designed to further develop the computational skills and conceptual understanding needed to undertake and be successful in college preparatory high school math courses with confidence. The math curriculum that begins with Algebra 1 will develop the skills needed for academic success. Students will demonstrate success in applying knowledge of rational numbers, number relationships, computation and place value.  Students will develop the skills needed for completing algebraic patterns, functions and measurements.

    Pre-STEM 9:45 to 11:45 a.m.:
     This portion of the class is designed to further develop the computational skills and conceptual understanding needed to undertake and be successful in college preparatory science curriculum with confidence. Students will gain a stronger understanding of mathematical concepts as they apply to the Notre Dame Science curriculum. Students will develop the skills needed for completing algebraic manipulation, solving for probability, data mapping, scientific graphing and trend analysis. The program will include hands-on learning group projects.
     
  • Freshman Integrated Technology & Foundations of Writing

    Dates:   Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 24
    Time:    12:45 - 4:45 p.m.
    Fee:       $720     Credits: 2.5    
    Students: Grade 9     Pre-Requisites: None
    Open to the public: Yes

    Student Advantage:
    All freshmen are required to take Integrated Technology and Foundations of Writing. By taking the course over the summer students will have both the computer skills and academic writing skills needed to be successful at Notre Dame before the fall semester begins. Academic preparedness and scheduling flexibility is the key advantage to this summer offering.

    Course Description:
     (Course 3095/8095) 2.5 credits (60 hours) This is a required course for all freshmen. Students obtain a basic understanding of technology for learning. This includes word processing, use of spreadsheets, presentation software, research databases and the operation of the ND website, including class pages. Students also study and practice the basics of good writing. Teachers will review grammatical structures, the development of thesis statements and essay writing for a variety of purposes.
  • Freshman Jump Start to High School Success

    Dates: Monday, July 6 - Tuesday, July 14
    Time: 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
    Fee: $395                
    Students: Grade 9
    Pre-Requisites:  None
    Open to the public: No
     
    The program will provide the students with a jump start to the academic expectations of the high school experience along with social and behavioral acclimation game plans for a successful high school transition.

    Academically there is an emphasis on High School preparedness, STEM, Language, Algebra, Religion, English, History as well as written and oral expression. Proven study skills and test-taking strategies geared to each specific content area will be provided. For transition to high school students will be equipped with an understanding of transitional social skills, mindfulness, behavioral expectations, and taught appropriate high school classroom conduct. The program will be open to all interested incoming Notre Dame Freshman students. Homework and assessments will be given. This course will be taught by six members of the Notre Dame faculty.
  • Freshman Physical Education & Health

    Dates: Monday, June 22 - Friday, August 21
    Scheduled Classroom Health Hours:  Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 17 from 7:45 to 9:45 a.m.
    Fee:  $720     Credits:  2.5
    Students:  Grade 9  
    Pre-Requisites:  None
    Open to the public: Yes

    Student Advantage:  All freshmen are required to take Physical Education and Health. Academic and scheduling flexibility is the key advantage to this summer offering.

    Course Description: 
    (Course 9150) 2.5 credits (60 hours total, divided into 40 hours of PE and 20 hours of classroom Health curriculum)  Health provides information on health-related problems facing society with emphasis on those areas of immediate importance to the student. Students will be required to complete 60 hours on an individually tailored schedule. 

Performing Arts Camps

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  • Instrumental Session

    Dates: Monday, August 31 - Thursday, September 3
    Time: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
    Fee: $160
    Open to the public: Yes

    Attention brass, woodwind, percussion and keyboard players! The camp will be concentrating on individual technique, tone, pitch, and blending within the section. Band music for the Florida trip will be introduced to get a jump on the school year.
  • Performing Arts Summer Session

    Week 1: Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17
    Week 2: Monday, July 20 - Thursday, July 23
    Fee: $140 for 1 week or $280 for both weeks 
    Open to the Public: Yes

    Each student will receive an hour of voice training, dance and acting daily from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. We will be working on the scenes, music and dances from next year’s musical.  Tarzan, The Wizard of Oz, and Mary Poppins are at the top of the list!

Notre Dame High School

Located on 100 beautiful acres in Central New Jersey, Notre Dame High School, founded in 1957, is a college preparatory school for grades 9 - 12, preparing young men and women for lives of purpose, built upon a foundation of Catholic faith, with a commitment to academics, co-curricular activities and service to others.