SOARS

Summer Options in
Arithmetic and Reading at Shaw

 

SOARS Bulletin 2019-2020

 

What:

A three-week, pre-high school summer program for incoming Archbishop Shaw student for whom a review of basic Math and English would be useful to maintain skills and remediate deficiencies. Participants will also be guided to complete their summer reading requirement.
Note: SOARS is for enrichment purposes. Credit for elementary/middle school courses unsatisfactorily completed will be given at the discretion of the administration upon completion of the program.

When:

June 3 – June 21, 2019, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. PLEASE DO NOT SCHEDULE VACATION AT THIS TIME. ONLY TWO ABSENCES ARE ALLOWED.

Where:

Archbishop Shaw High School Library. Drop off and pick-up at the Administration Building adjacent to the Westbank Expressway. Please be prompt when picking up your students.

Who:

REQUIRED FOR STUDENTS WHOSE LETTERS OF ACCEPTANCE MANDATE SOARS PARTICIPATION.  Open to other students whose parents feel that a skills review and pre-high school program would be helpful. Please contact Mr. Ducote in the Admissions Office if you have questions (504-340-6727).

Supplies:

The only item that participants will need to purchase is a summer reading book: The Contender by Robert Lipsyte. The book is available at Barnes & Noble in Harvey. Used copies are ok.

Attire:

Casual, but appropriate. No inappropriate writing or symbols on clothing.  No see-through, mesh, muscle or plain white t-shirts. No baggy or tight  shorts. Sneakers only – no sandals, crocs or flip-flops. Archbishop Shaw’s grooming and appearance rules (hair, jewelry, etc.) will be followed and can be found in our Student Handbook.

Decorum:

Appropriate for a classroom situation.

Cost:

$300 for the three-week program. Once fees are paid, they are not refundable.

How to Register:

Complete the Registration Form and bring it and a $25 registration fee to Registration Night (March 12, 2019). You may also bring the form and fee to the Main Office. The remaining $275 should be paid to the Finance Office in person or by mail before April 26, 2019. All checks should be made payable to Archbishop Shaw High School. Please include your son’s name and SOARS on the check or envelope.

Acceptance:

Class size is limited. Space is reserved for mandatory participants. All others will be accommodated on a first-come basis.

Mr. Matthew Ducote
Director of Admissions
ducote4@archbishopshaw.us
504-340-6727 ext. 258