Yokohama International School

High School Program


High School Course Options


In order to gain the maximum benefit from our summer program, middle and high school students are strongly encouraged to attend the full two-week session. However, they do have the option of signing up for just the first week for each course.


High School Math

For students entering grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 in 2017-18 (9:00 - 11:00 am)

High School Math is an opportunity for students to build upon existing skills and knowledge and prepare for the academic challenges that await them in the upcoming school year. Small classes with excellent student:teacher ratios provide personalized support as well as opportunities to puzzle and problem solve in working groups. At the beginning of the program, specific and attainable goals are set for each student, and students work toward these goals during the program to ensure that they improve in areas of study specific to their individual needs. The course is held five days a week for two hours.


High School English

For students entering grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 in 2017-18 (12:00 noon - 2:00 pm)

This course is an opportunity for students to build upon existing skills and knowledge and prepare for the academic challenges that await them. Small classes with excellent student:teacher ratios provide personalized support. The course gives students opportunities to extend and refine their literacy skills and understand how literature pervades the world around them. At the beginning of the program, specific and attainable goals are set for each student, and students work toward these goals to ensure that they improve in areas of study specific to their individual needs including text analysis, writing tasks and oral presentations. Many students utilize this course to plan and begin writing works required for their IBDP coursework in advance so as to lessen the academic demand experienced during the school year. The course is held five days a week for two hours.


Enrichment Courses


Enrichment courses are available to mix and match with the above courses to create a personalized fit for each student.


Essay Writing For College Applications

For students entering grades 11, 12 in 2017-18 and recent graduates (9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Essay Writing for College Applications is an opportunity for students to brainstorm, plan, write, revise and polish various Common Application and supplemental essays for the college application process. Students will build key writing and storytelling skills and learn important techniques for shaping unique, compelling essays. In addition to peer feedback, students will receive personalized teacher support and guidance throughout the writing process. The course is held five days a week for two hours in the morning, with additional consultations available in the afternoon included in the course fee. Although students may join the course for either one week or two weeks, participation in the full two weeks is recommended since the course is cumulative, with work completed in the second week building on skills gained in the first. Students should bring their own computer. For students without computers, laptops will be available to borrow from the school.

*Optional consultations are available in the afternoon from 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm


Dragon Volleyball Camp (Full - Registration Closed)

For students entering grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 in 2017-18 (12:00 noon - 2:00 pm)

Dragon Volleyball Camp is a program to help students develop their volleyball fundamentals for all skills levels. Students will practice drills to improve their passing, serving, and hitting. Different defensive and offensive court positioning will be introduced. A mini tournament will be held at the end of the course for students to demonstrate their progress and develop sportsmanship and leadership skills. Students must bring a water bottle and appropriate court shoes. The course is held five days a week for 2 hours in the afternoon.


Schedule

Time

Course Options

9:00 - 11:00

HS Math


Essay Writing for College Applications (Group Session)


11:00 - 12:00

BREAK

12:00 -2:00

HS English/EAL

HS Chemistry

Essay Writing

(1 on 1 sessions)

Dragon Volleyball Camp (Registration Closed)

2:00 - 3:00



Essay Writing

(1 on 1 sessions)


Pricing

Each course is 50,000 yen and extends for the full two weeks. Although it is encouraged to attend the full two week program, it is possible to opt for one week at 25,000 yen per course.

Lunch

Lunches are not included for middle and high school students. However, students may bring a pack lunch or purchase meals during break from Dragon Dining.

Click here for the 2017 menu.

Health & Safety

To ensure that students have a healthy and safe summer experience at YIS, we will have several assistants in addition to our teaching staff, and our school nurse will also be on duty during summer program hours. We also ask parents to make sure we have the most up-to-date medical information about their children, and that students bring hats, sunscreen, insect repellent and water bottles everyday.

For specific medical inquiries or concerns, please contact our school nurse at:

Email: nurse@yis.ac.jp
Tel: 045-621-4027


Family Questionnaire:

*Non-YIS families: After completing your program registration, please also fill out our online family questionnaire.


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