Course: ACT Workshop – Math Focus (fall or spring semester – your choice)
Grade Level: 10-12
Day/Time: Tuesday 1:55 – 3:25pm

  • Fall Semester – TBA (this usually starts in mid-September and ends in late October. Since they do not have any fall testing dates for 2022 yet, we will update this when the testing dates are updated on the ACT website.)
  • Spring Semester – February 15 thru March 22 (6 weeks) in preparation for the April 2, 2022 test.

Instructor: Carla Stevenson
Cost: $130 + $15 application fee
Book: We will hand out various worksheets and packets of information, plus material from previous ACT tests.  Thus, no book is required for this workshop.
Description:  Is your student equipped with the test-taking tools needed to confidently complete the ACT?  Further, is your student wanting, or better yet, needing to improve his or her ACT score?  This workshop is designed to help students prepare for and improve upon the math section of the ACT.  Students will review concepts from Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II that are covered on the ACT, as well as learn math test-taking strategies to help improve their score.  Students will have the opportunity to work on accuracy and speed for the math section of the test. Students will learn ACT-test content, structure, and format information.
Supplies List: Students will need a 3 ring notebook, a pen/pencil and the calculator they plan to use when taking the ACT.  They need to bring these items to every class.

Course: ACT Workshop – Rhetoric skills for English, Reading Comprehension, and Essay Writing (fall or spring semester – your choice)
Grade Level: 10-12
Day/Time: Tuesday 3:30 – 5:00pm

  • Fall Semester – TBA (this usually starts in mid-September and ends in late October. Since they do not have any fall testing dates for 2022 yet, we will update this when the testing dates are updated on the ACT website.)
  • Spring Semester – TBA (this usually starts in mid-February and ends in early April.  Since there are no testing dates out for 2023 yet, we will update this when the testing dates are updated on the ACT website.)

Instructor: Olivia Oster
Cost: $130 + $15 application fee
Book: TBA when they come out with the new 2022-2023 edition of The Official ACT Prep Guide
Description: 
Is your student equipped with the test-taking tools needed to confidently complete the ACT?  Further, is your student wanting, or better yet, needing to improve his or her ACT score?  This workshop will introduce your student to 4 of the 5 major sections involved in the ACT, while giving strategies to tackle each one.  The primary focus of the workshop will address rhetoric skills, reading comprehension and essay writing, with some attention to science reasoning.  Our aim is to help students prepare for and improve upon the rhetoric, reading and writing portion of the test.  The math section will be administered in our “Math Focus” ACT workshop.  Students will have the opportunity to work on accuracy and speed with the English, reading, and essay sections. The book provides six (6) previously administered, full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker, plus bonus on-line content.  Students will learn ACT-test content, structure, and format information. 
Supplies List: The teacher will supply a notebook for each student.  All your child needs is a pen/pencil.

Course: High School Writing Intensive (fall semester only)
Grade Level: 9-12
Day/Time: Wednesday 2:20 – 3:20pm*
Instructor: Olivia Oster
Cost: $57 per month + $20 application fee
Book: No book is required.  We will provide all the materials for this class.
Description: Writing well is an essential but uncommon skill that can win scholarships, open occupational doors, and clarify important communications.  Your child’s writing ability will be enhanced through this dedicated time during the school week. Using two guided writing assignments and one independent assignment, this single semester course will improve writing skills through group work, discussions, revisions, in-class exercises, and homework with the end goal of instilling confidence in the college-bound writer. The course will reinforce writing fundamentals, including sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, paragraph structure, self-editing, and proofreading as well as increasing writing abilities through mastering each step of the writing process. We will cover thesis development, the use of citations of secondary sources, effective organization, using mature grammatical structures, and developing strong transitions and unified paragraphs. Peer and teacher feedback will be available while all homework, classwork, and writing assignments will be accessible on the teacher’s website.  Various handouts will be used to create a college writing resource notebook instead of using one published text.
*If your child needs a Study Hall from the end of class until 3:50pm, we will have that available and free of charge.

Course: Study Hall
Grade Level: 9-12
Day/Time: Tuesday 8:35 – 9:50am* OR 10:00 – 10:25am (This section is full) OR 10:00 – 10:40am (This section is full) OR 10:00-12:00 (Noon)* OR 12:30 – 1:45pm* OR 1:55 – 2:20pm OR 1:55 – 3:10pm*
Wednesday 9:00 – 10:30am* OR 10:40am – 12:10pm (This section is full) OR 12:40 – 2:10pm (This section is FULL) OR 2:20 – 3:50pm*
Thursday 8:35 – 9:50am* OR 10:00 – 10:25am OR 10:00 – 10:40am OR 10:00 – 12:00 (Noon)* (This section is full) OR 12:30 – 1:45pm* OR 1:55 – 2:20pm OR 1:55 – 3:10pm*
Supervisor:  Staff Member
Cost:  FREE for any 25 minute session on Tuesday and/or Thursday
$8 per month for any 40 minute session on Tuesday or Thursday
$14 per month for any 75 minute session on Tuesday or Thursday
$16 per month for Tuesday AND Thursday 10:00 – 10:40am
$17 per month for any 90 minute session on Wednesday
$20 per month for the 120 minute (2 hour) session on Tuesday or Thursday
Description: This opportunity is only available to students who have a class before AND after the study hall. If your child has a break in-between classes that is longer than our 10 minute transition (not including the lunch hour), and you would like for your child to stay on campus, you must apply for a corresponding study hall.  It is our hope and desire for the student to make the most of this occasion, using the time to study diligently, take a mental break, or read quietly.
*If your child needs to stay on campus during this time for car-pooling purposes, they have a sibling in a class at this time, or it’s necessary for them to be at HHL for logistical situations, you may apply for any of the indicated study halls.

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