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Summer Satellite Academy

Summer Satellite Academy is a partnership between Peninsula School District and West Sound Technical Skills Center – and it is free to students and their families!

It is a great opportunity for students who want to:

  • Make more room in their regular schedule for courses
  • Get a head start on their high school career
  • Recover course credit

Upon completion of the course, students will earn a letter grade and .5 credits toward graduation.

Who: All incoming 9th-12th grade students
Where: Peninsula High School - Fully In-person
When:  Tuesday, July 5 - Friday, July 22
Time:  8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Free to students and their family.
  • Free transportation.
  • Breakfast and lunch provided.

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Registration is open now through West Sound Tech Skills Center
To register, visit:  https://wst.smapply.org/prog/2022_summer_program_/

What courses are available?

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE 1, Semester 1 (ASL)
.5 Credit | CTE & World Language Grad Requirements
This class will introduce you to the language and culture of Deaf people in the United States. We will focus on specific language and cultural behaviors, as well as introduce students to the grammar of ASL. You will learn to use both expressive and receptive skills through interactive activities.

COLLEGE, CAREER & FINANCE EXPLORATION
.5 Credit | CTE and a Grad Requirement in PSD
CCFE equips you with the knowledge and skills that will help connect high school to your plans after you graduate with education and employment. You will explore careers, college opportunities and understand the steps to achieve success. You will learn about being a consumer, a saver, and a planner!

DIGITAL PHOTO
.5 Credit | CTE & Art Grad Requirements
You’ll learn and apply the basic elements of art and the principles of design using the digital camera and photo software as your tools. You will get to know digital photographic equipment, materials, methods, and processes. Visual problem-solving skills are explored using the computer and software.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
.5 Credit | CTE & Science Grad Requirements
This is an introduction to the study of the natural world and how it is influenced by human activity. Students will explore the patterns and processes of Earth and how these are affected by natural and human impacts. You will learn about the environment specific to our area with field trips.

HEALTH
.5 Credit | CTE Grad Requirement
Health includes the physical, mental, social, and emotional aspects of wellness. You will learn about body systems, nutrition, develop goals, resolve conflict, and analyze responsibilities related to human sexuality, the use of drugs, disease transmission, and First Aid/CPR.

GRAPHIC DESIGN
.5 Credit | CTE Grad Requirement
You will be exposed to the skill of visual communication to represent ideas and concepts through the design process. Using critical thinking skills, collaboration, and feedback, you will find creative visual solutions while designing many of your own projects.

FORENSIC SCIENCE
.5 Credit | CTE & Science Grad Requirements
Forensics Science studies the field of criminalistics - its ideology, techniques, and careers.  Students will learn from case histories and mock crime scenes for practicing proper evidence selection, collection procedures, storage of, and processing of evidence.  Topics include:  The logic of Forensic Science, Judicial System Basics, Crime Scene Protocol, Fingerprints, Hair & Fibers Analysis, Trace Evidence, Blood serology. 
 

Summer Satellite Academy is a partnership between Peninsula School District and West Sound Technical Skills Center.  It is a great opportunity for students to experience career and technical education during the summer and who want to have greater access to classes in high school.   Students will earn .5 credit toward graduation!

How to Register?

Registration is open now through West Sound Tech Skills Center
To register, visit:  https://wst.smapply.org/prog/2022_summer_program_/

 

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