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Math Academy

Math Academy

Catonsville High School

Who:

Baltimore County Public School students recommended to take Algebra 1 in Grade 9 during the school year and are in need of additional time and support to develop or maintain algebra readiness skills.  Seats are limited.  Enrollment is on a first come basis.

What:

Students participate in a research-based blended learning mathematics program designed to meet the specific needs of individual students. Each day will include four hours of mathematics instruction in which students participate in whole-class, small group, and individual learning opportunities designed to develop students’ mindset, confidence, and beliefs about doing mathematics as they strengthen their understanding of key concepts and skills from prior grades to build their readiness for algebra.

Where:

Catonsville High School, 421 Bloomsbury Avenue, Catonsville, MD 21228

When:

July 9, 2018 – August 3, 2018       7:30-11:30 a.m.

How: 

Parent/Guardian must verify, sign, and return the Math Academy Enrollment Form to your child’s school counselor no later than May 31, 2018. There is no fee for Baltimore County Public School students.

Transportation:

Parent/ Guardian must indicate the need for transportation on the Math Academy Enrollment form. A list of summer shuttle stops is provided. Exact pickup and drop-off times will be published on the school’s website and the Summer Program Hotline 443-809-9855 on June 22, 2018.

 Summer Shuttle Stops for Catonsville High School

Arbutus Elementary, Catonsville Elementary, Halethorpe Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary, Relay Elementary, Westchester Elementary, Western Technical High School, Westowne Elementary, Woodbridge Elementary

Attendance:

In order to meet MSDE regulations for blended learning, students must attend class unless prevented by illness, death in the family, or court-related matters.

  • Students having more than four absences will be withdrawn.
  • Three days late for thirty minutes to 1 ½ hours will constitute one absence.
  • Students who miss more than 1 ½ hours in a school day will be marked absent for the whole day.
  • Parent/Guardian will be contacted by phone when students are marked absent.
  • Once a student successfully completes a blended learning course with a passing grade, attendance is no longer required.

Special Education:

Students who currently receive special education services may register for an appropriate Extended Year Learning Program. Only classroom testing modifications and accommodations will be provided.