To Be, Rather Than to Seem

Summer Courses

Please see the descriptions and dates of the classes below. Courses are only available to current/new AHN students.

Registration is due April 1 for current students and May 1 for new students. Please complete the form and submit along with a check to Lynn Hathaway in her office or via US mail at 3319 Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33629.

Registration Form 

Algebra I

June 17 - August 2 (5-week course)
There will not be classes July 1-12

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Monday-Friday (June), Monday-Thursday (July)
Instructor TBA
$350

This course is for students who have successfully completed pre-algebra and/or Algebra I in the 8th grade and want additional foundational work in Algebra. Students who do not pass the algebra proficiency test will be encouraged to take this class. There is no high school credit given.

AP Human Geography

June 24-27
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Monday-Thursday
Instructor TBA
No cost

OR

July 22-25
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Monday-Thursday
Instructor TBA
No cost

Freshmen who score in the 90th percentile on the placement test will have the opportunity to take AP Human Geography in place of Global Studies after completing the summer prep class. Freshmen who did not score in the 90th percentile but are interested in the course must take the required prep class and must score at least a 75% on the end of summer course exam to be enrolled in the class during the school year. There is no registration form and no fee, it is just understood that if your register for the school year course that you will be coming to the summer prep. 

Geometry/Trig Credit Class

June 3 - August 2 (7-week course)
There will not be classes July 1-12

8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Monday-Friday (June), Monday-Thursday (July)
Instructor TBA
$450

For rising sophomores who are completing Algebra I or for incoming freshmen who have an Algebra II placement.

This course emphasizes critical thinking involving the discovery of geometric relationships and applying deductive reasoning skills to proofs of theorems. Content includes logic and reasoning, the study of Euclidean Geometry of lines, planes, angles, triangles, similarity, congruence, geometric inequalities, polygons, and circles, area and volume and trigonometry.

*Students may not miss more than 4 classes in order to receive credit.

*This course is for credit, and will be reflected on the student's transcript and included in her GPA.

2-D Art I Credit Class

July 15 (4-week course)
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Monday-Thursday
Instructor TBA
$300

In this introductory visual arts course, students study and produce art in the context of art and design. Students acquire the basic language of art, including the elements and principles of art and design, through its application to historical works and students’ works. Students are introduced to the creative process for problem-solving in order to develop creative and meaningful solutions in both design exercises and art projects. Students study drawing through direct observation, practicing basic techniques and skills necessary to draft ideas in intermediate art courses. Art history is incorporated to inform students about concepts and contexts, as well as to seek inspiration from other artists for students’ idea development. Each student maintains a sketchbook to document class notes, exercises, and their creative processes. Student artwork is evaluated through class critiques and written analysis and reflection.

*This course is for one semester credit, and will be reflected on the student's transcript and included in her GPA.

Health for Life Credit Class

June 3 - 28
12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Monday-Friday
Instructor TBA
$300

 

*This course is for one semester credit, and will be reflected on the student's transcript and included in her GPA.

Intro to Instrumental Ensemble Credit Class

July 15 (4-week course)
12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Monday-Thursday
Instructor TBA
$300

This course is open to anyone interested in learning a new instrument or with no experience playing an instrument. In this class, students will develop basic musicianship and technical skills primarily through the use of the acoustic keyboard and/or guitar. Students will cover the fundamentals of instrument technique, music theory, critical listening, and ensemble skills through the study, rehearsal and performance of music. Students will develop the physical and cognitive skills to that can be applied to a variety of instruments. Public performances may serve as a culmination of specific instructional goals.

*This course is for one semester credit, and will be reflected on the student's transcript and included in her GPA.

Technical Theatre Design Credit Class

July 15 (4-week course)
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Monday-Thursday
Instructor TBA
$300

Students focus on developing the basic tools and procedures for creating technical elements of the theatre process including lighting, properties (props), scenery, paint, and sound. Knowledge of safety procedures and demonstrated safe operation of theatre equipment, tools, and materials are central to success in this course. Students explore and learn to analyze dramatic scripts, seeking design solutions through historical, cultural, and geographic research. Students also learn the basics of design, including presentation and documentation, the organizational structure of theatre production, and creative work in a collaborative environment. Students who successfully complete this course would be prepared to staff crew teams for theatre performances during the school year.

*This course is for one semester credit, and will be reflected on the student's transcript and included in her GPA.