Hidden History in the District of Columbia MINI-COURSE
This week-long summer course is designed to appeal to middle and early high school aged students with an interest in history. Each day we will visit out-of-the-way historical sites in the DC area and learn about their historical and/or cultural significance. We will utilize these historical sites as jumping off points for authentic instruction about the history of our nation. Travel will be provided and lunch will either be at STA or at historical sites bring own lunch.
June 21 - June 24
8:00am - 1:00pm
8:00 - meet
8:15 - departure
noon - return to STA for lunch
12:30-1:00pm - intro to next day’s sites
1:00pm - dismissal
Humanities Skills Development MINI-COURSE
Exclusively for rising 10th grade STA Students contacted by the History Department
The Humanities Skills course is a 2-week summer course to help support students in humanities reading and writing skills as they transition to sophomore year. This course will provide a preview of the Modern World History content and students will receive targeted support on the following skills: reading comprehension for both secondary and primary sources, writing identifications, and developing analytical writing skills. This class is exclusively for St. Albans students entering 10th grade in Fall 2022, who were recommended; other STA boys interested, contact the History Department Chair.
Session 1: June 21 - July 1
9:00am - 12:00pm
Session 2: June 21 - July 1
12:45 - 3:45pm