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Summer Programs

Summer Enrichment Programs

Our vibrant summertime program highlights:

  •  Be completely immersed in one subject.
  • Concentrate on a favorite area of study.
  •  Acquire new skills.
  •  Take Advanced Placement classes in following years.
  •  Pursue a class that is not offered during the year. Typically, classes are the equivalent of a full one-year course at Seton Hall Prep, though occasionally there are mini-courses offered as well.
  • Because classes meet so intensively for a short duration, no more than two absences are permitted for any reason.

Offered Classes for 2017: Spanish II H, Latin II H, Mandarin II H, Film Criticism, Algebra II H, Geometry H, Precalculus H, Physics H, iOS App Development.

Summer Enrichment last year at The Prep boasted one of the more robust sets of courses in quite some time. Approximately 10% of the school population elected to take one such course. 

The summer offerings provide students with both the opportunity to “get ahead” in their studies, and also the chance to explore in a hands on situation. 

Dates for 2018:  June 13-14; 18-21; 25-29; July 2, 3, 6; 9-12, and 16-19

Summer Independent Reading Project

To encourage reading and the pursuit of academic subjects during the summer, The Prep offers students an independent reading project that can earn them up to six honors credits. After chosing a topic from among the wide variety offered, the students are required to read the prescribed number of books (usually between four and six), keep a journal and log, as well as prepare a final paper about their reading experience by the beginning of school. Instructions and topics will be available for dowload at a later date. 

Remedial Summer School

The Prep offers a number of courses for remediation during the summer. Summer School 2018 for those who have failed a class, or who are remediating a D to a C, begins June 18 and ends July 19. See the calendar on this site for details.

  • Students who have failed a course may enroll and make up work that not completed satisfactorily during the school year.
  • Students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 to maintain matriculation at Seton Hall Prep.
  • Students who have earned a grade of D in a class may remediate and, if they maintain a at least a C average, convert their grade of D to C.
  • Course offerings vary from year to year, depending upon student need, but not every course that a student might need will necessarily be offered.
  • Typically, the following courses are offered: English, History, Physical Science, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II. Sometimes Theology is offered.
  • Classes run for a total of 19 days, and student may enroll in no more than two courses. The final times for all class meetings (8:00-10:30 pr 11:00-1:30) will be published the day after registration, and will be available online.
  • Students who are absent for more than two classes are not eligible to receive credit.
  • Summer School Registration and Contract will be available as a download above.
  • June 18-21; 25-28; July 2, 3, 6; 9-12, and 16-19

Prep for The Prep

This program is for incoming freshmen who have demonstrated a need, or those who have a desire for extra preparation. Enrollment in the program’s offerings is designed to prepare incoming students to perform at the level expected of all Prep students. Many students attend classes in the morning, and elect to partipate in a sports camp in the afternoon. Click here to register. Contact Dr. James Incardona with any questions.

  • Courses are offered in Algebra Preparation and Writing.
  • These courses typically meet for several hours over the course of eight days.
  • In 2018 Session I runs from June 18-June 21 & June 25-June 28.  Session II runs from July 9-12 & July 16-19.
  • Both Writing and Math run from 8:00-10:15 and are offered again at 10:30-12:45, if there is need.
  • Dress is casual. Students taking both courses are encouraged to bring a snack.

Pirates academy for current 7th graders

While providing a wealth of educational opportunities, The Pirates Academy will introduce students to many of our other activities in an enjoyable, rewarding environment. Whether developing a product on our 3D printers, preparing for our Math and English courses, developing a lab in our state-of-the-art science wing, or working with one of our renowned Varsity coaches, our Pirates Academy students will experience tremendous learning.

The eight-day program will run June 26 - June 30 and July 5 - 7 in 2017. Most days are 8am - 2pm. Thursday, July 7 will end at 5pm, since a canoe trip and hike will extend the day. The Pirates Academy will conclude at 1pm on Friday, July 8. Here is a link to an article about last year's Pirates Academy.

The Pirates Academy is open to all current 7th graders, but will have a capped enrollment. Registration for the 2017 Pirates Academy is open.

Please email David Snyder or Pete Durning if you have any questions regarding the Pirates Academy.

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