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PBA Summer Program 2021

Pacific Buddhist Academy cares about each student and our teachers make connections to student's needs individually - especially important during these times. 

Our classes are small and PBA has a world-class teaching staff. We're a school that teaches that everyone is interconnected and that we have to take care of one another and the planet.

Small School Feel, Big School Talent!

Summer School dates are from June 7 - July 16 (with holidays on June 11 (Kamehameha Day) and July 5 (Independence Day Observance).

Tuition is $250 per course/per session (Fitness Package - $250 for 6 weeks of classes)

 


Period Session I (June 7 - June 25/Kamehameha Day Holiday on June 11) Session II (June 28 - July 16/Independence Day Holiday on July 5)

1

8:oo - 9:45 am

 

HS Math & Study Skills (For incoming 9th graders)

General Science (.25 Science credit)

Language Arts (.25 Language Arts credit)

 

 

HS Reading & Study Skills (For incoming 9th graders)

General Science (.25 Science credit)

College Essay Writing (College Prep)

 

9:45 - 10:00 Break Break

2

10:00 - 11:45am

Alg 1 C (.25 Math credit)

Ceramics (.25 Fine Arts credit)

Taiko (.25 Performing Arts/Communication credit)

Applied Calculus (.25 Math credit)

Alg 1 C (.25 Math credit)

Language Arts (.25 Language Arts credit)

Taiko (.25 Performing Arts/Communication credit)

Applied Calculus (.25 Math credit)

11:45 - 12:45 pm

Lunch Lunch

3

12:45 - 1:45

12:45 - 2:15 pm

Korean Language & Culture (.25 World Language Credit)

 

Fitness Package (.25 PE Credit)

M - Core Fitness

T, Th - Sumo Fit

W - Yoga

F - HIIT

 

12:45 - 2:15 pm

Korean  Language & Culture (.25 World Language Credit)

 

Fitness Package (.25 PE Credit)

M - Core Fitness

T,Th - Sumo Fit

W - Yoga

F - HIIT

 

Session I: June 7 - June 25 (Kamehameha Day Holiday on June 11)

Class One Descriptions:

High School Math & Study Skills- Grade 9 - This course provides tools necessary to navigate the high school experience. This class helps students' transition from a middle school environment to the expectations of a high school level curriculum. 

General Science -  Grades 10 - 12 (.25 science credit) - This course integrates basic concepts of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology for a highly interactive experience. Students will be engaged in hands-on activities through experimentation, group challenges, and demonstrations.

Language Arts - Grades 10 - 12 (.25 Language Arts credit) - Students will study literature in an academically rigorous environment and critically analyze texts in different genres. 

Class Two Descriptions:

Alg IC - Grade 10 (.25 math credit) - This course is designed to provide academic support for students who struggled with Algebra I during the regular school year. Students taking this course will have the opportunity to complete coursework in Algebra I and begin preparations for Geometry.

Ceramics - Grades 9 - 12 (.25 fine arts credit) - Learn methods of sculpture, hand-building construction, and basic wheel throwing techniques. 
 

Introduction to Taiko Drumming - Grades 9 - 12 (.25 PAC credit) - Taiko drumming is an important part of PBA's curriculum. Learning how to play as a group develops listening skills, teamwork, and concentration. This course introduces students to basic Taiko drumming patterns and the proper form and postures of drumming. 

Applied Calculus - Grades 11 and 12 (.25 Math credit) - This course is specifically geared for students interested in majoring in a STEM or Business field. Any engineering, medical, or business major will need a background in calculus. In this course, students will learn how to apply calculus to solve specific problems. 

Class Three Descriptions:

Class Time for Korean: 12:45 - 2:15 pm

Korean Language and Culture - Grades 9 - 12 (.25 World Language credit) -  This course introduces common phrases to have an informal conversation in Korean. In addition, students will develop knowledge and appreciation of Korean culture.

Fitness Times - 12:45 - 1:45 pm

Fitness Package - Grades 9 - 12 (.25 PE credit) - PBA is proud of our robust fitness offerings. This summer, we are offering a fitness package that offers a Core workout, our signature Sumo Fit workout, Yoga, and High Intensity Interval Training. 

Session II: June 28 - July 16 (Independence Day Holiday Observed on July 5)

Class One Descriptions:

High School Reading, Writing, & Study Skills- Grade 9 - This course provides tools necessary to navigate the high school experience. This class helps students' transition from a middle school environment to the expectations of a high school level curriculum. Writing techniques, interactive communication, and engaged participation during discussions are emphasized. 

General Science -  Grades 10 - 12 (.25 science credit) - This course integrates basic concepts of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology for a highly interactive experience. Students will be engaged in hands-on activities through experimentation, group challenges, and demonstrations.

College Essay Writing - Grades 11 and 12 - Students will learn how to write effective college and scholarship essays. Prompts from Common App will be used and students will prepare their college essay and develop essays for scholarships.

Class Two Descriptions:

Learning about math through art.
 

Alg IC - Grade 10 (.25 math credit) - This course is designed to provide academic support for students who struggled with Algebra I during the regular school year. Students taking this course will have the opportunity to complete coursework in Algebra I and begin preparations for Geometry.

Language Arts - Grades 10 - 12 (.25 Language Arts credit) - Students will study literature in an academically rigorous environment and critically analyze texts in different genres. 

Introduction to Taiko Drumming - Grades 9 - 12 (.25 PAC credit) - Taiko drumming is an important part of PBA's curriculum. Learning how to play as a group develops listening skills, teamwork, and concentration. This course introduces students to basic Taiko drumming patterns and the proper form and postures of drumming. 

Applied Calculus - Grades 11 and 12 (.25 Math credit) - This course is specifically geared for students interested in majoring in a STEM or Business field. Any engineering, medical, or business major will need a background in calculus. In this course, students will learn how to apply calculus to solve specific problems. 

 

Class Three Descriptions:

Class Time for Korean: 12:45 - 2:15 pm

Korean Language and Culture - Grades 9 - 12 (.25 World Language credit) -  This course introduces common phrases to have an informal conversation in Korean. In addition, students will develop knowledge and appreciation of Korean culture.

Fitness Times - 12:45 - 1:45 pm

Fitness Package - Grades 9 - 12 (.25 PE credit) - PBA is proud of our robust fitness offerings. This summer, we are offering a fitness package that offers a Core workout, our signature Sumo Fit workout, Yoga, and High Intensity Interval Training. 

 

 

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