Enrichment Classes

Enrichment Classes
Summer Debate Course / Grades 5 – 8

Grades 5 - 8 Time: 8:05 am – 10:10 am
July 15 - August 2       Tuition: $325

Overcome your fear of public speaking!  Enhance your note-taking and organizational skills! In this rigorous three-week workshop, students will delve into the world of competitive debate.  Suitable for novices and veterans alike, this class will strike a balance between theory and practice.  Through regular participation in Lincoln-Douglas or public forum debates, students will enhance their public speaking, cross-examination, and rebuttal skills.  Supplemental lectures and discussions will explore the theoretical side of debate.  Topics will include logic and argumentation, use of evidence, and debate strategy.
SAT/ACT Prep Course / Grades 9 -12    

Time: 8:05 am – 10:10 am       Tuition: $350         
June 24- July 12 OR July 15 - August 2
This three-week course meets two hours per day and prepares students for both the SAT I and ACT exams. Over the course of the 20 hours, students will learn both the skills and strategies to succeed on the Math, Critical Reading, and Writing sections of the tests. Students will rotate through the test sections with two specialized instructors, spending an hour at a time in each classroom. By the end of the three weeks, all students will possess the confidence and know-how to maximize their individual performance on the SAT & ACT exams. 
Robotics! / Grades 7 - 12  

July 15 - August 2   Tuition: $325     Time: 10:25 am-12:30  pm  
During this three-week course, students will use robotics to explore the fundamental principles of engineering and electronics.  Students will be introduced to basic programming as well as problem-solving strategies.  This course will involve students in the development, building, and programming of Tetrix NXT robotic.  Students will explore topics such as motor control, gear ratios, torque, friction, sensors, timing, program loops, and propulsion systems.

Destination Imagination (Grades 4-6) 

Time: 10:25 am – 12:30 pm 
July 15 - July 26 Tuition: $225 (Note, 2-week class)

Destination Imagination is a fantastic program that calls itself the "largest celebration of creativity in the world"! Students in this course will engage in a variety of STEAM based challenges based on the famed international competition. The students will learn collaboration, design principles, creativity and problem solving while having lots of hands-on fun! 


Dawn Durkin, Principal 
Lisa Cortese, Assistant Principal
Mountain Lakes High School Summer Academy
96 Powerville Road * Mountain Lakes, NJ * 07046
mlhssummeracademy@mlschools.org * 
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