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  • Enrichment Program

This enrichment course is designed for students preparing to take Pre-Algebra, or a like course, in the fall, or for students who seek clarification or additional repetition with topics in Pre-Algebra. The course will emphasize the development...

  • Enrichment Program

This enrichment course is for students who have completed a full-year Algebra I course and wish to preview topics in Algebra II prior to the start of the school year. This course is designed to strengthen problem-solving...

  • Enrichment Program

In this class, students will be part of the bioengineering team that wishes to design plant growth chambers to grow plants on Mars. In doing so, students will work online with their teacher and peers, as well as, offline building...

  • Enrichment Program

Students will learn about and gain experience in the process of Design Thinking and how it can be applied to problems related to the Common Good and social entrepreneurship. Students will identify and design solutions for...

  • Accelerated Studies

Calculus: Topic A is designed for talented and committed math students who have the desire to accelerate from Advanced Precalculus to CL Calculus BC. Calculus: Topic A is a not a credit-bearing course, rather it positions students to accelerate...

  • Accelerated Studies

This course is designed for talented and committed math students who have completed CL Calculus AB and desire to complete the CL Calculus BC curriculum. This course covers topics in single variable differential and integral calculus typically found in a first-year college...

  • Enrichment Program

Mentos + Coke = Explosion! How does this work? Why are fireworks different colors? What makes glow sticks glow? Find out the answers to these and many other common chemistry conundrums...

  • Enrichment Program

Photography has become second nature in our highly digitalized world. It constantly transforms the way we take and share pictures. In this course, students will review the fundamentals...

  • Enrichment Program

Crack the case in this crime scene investigation course! Students will focus on the application of various science techniques used to solve crimes, including: blood typing, fingerprinting, nutrition testing, hair analysis, DNA analysis, ink analysis...

  • Accelerated Studies

Geometry is an intensive 6-week course that covers all topics taught in a full year of Geometry at Loomis Chaffee (LC). The course prepares students for the LC end-of-year departmental exam. Pending satisfactory performance on the exam, students can earn academic credit...

  • Enrichment Program

Students born between 1995 and 2015 are considered Generation Z. This course takes an interactive approach through class discussions, activities, videos, and case studies to help...

  • Enrichment Program

How do you design a chair out of an old contacts case? How might you design a marble run with items around your house, and what would you use for the marble? This course will introduce students to the process of design thinking through...

  • Enrichment Program

If I am a German Shepard, then I am a dog. But, if I am a dog, am I a German Shepard? This argument only logically works in one direction. How do we reason well? Logic, with traces in both mathematics and philosophy...

  • Enrichment Program

Although bacteria are single-celled organisms (compared to trillions of cells that make up a human), they are still able to perform many of the same biological functions that humans do! This hands-on workshop is designed to offer...

  • Enrichment Program

What does it mean to be morally right or wrong? How are we to best express, in writing, the answers to these difficult questions? This course aims to provide a bedrock of philosophical knowledge from which morality can be discussed and debated...

  • Enrichment Program

In an increasingly competitive world, the ability to express oneself and speak in public with clarity, persuasiveness, and even elegance is a critically important skill. Of related and equal importance is the ability to...

  • Enrichment Program

This course will introduce students to fundamental concepts and theories regarding topics such as personality traits, group dynamics, conformity, prejudice, group think, gender roles...

  • Enrichment Program
  • Online Academy

Get your “stories” out there! In this dynamic writing workshop, students will experience the benefits of creative expression through crafting and revising their own short stories and poems. All writers will be full participants in the “workshop” process...

  • Enrichment Program

Your words create a universe of possibility. For writers who already have a command of the building blocks of good sentences, this second level Writing Workshop course takes those tools out for a drive, exploring the world around us…

  • Enrichment Program
  • Online Academy

Your words create a universe of possibility. For writers who already have a command of the building blocks of good sentences, this second level Writing Workshop course takes those tools out for a drive, exploring the world around us…

  • Enrichment Program
  • Online Academy

Dream of becoming an author, screenwriter, or journalist? Conquering the intricacies of English writing conventions is the first step toward achieving your goals. Spend a summer mastering the tools that are in the belts of all great writers…