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Summer Courses

2019 Summer Courses

  • July 8-26, 2019 – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
  • Register early. Class sizes are limited!
  • A minimum student enrollment is required to ensure classes will be scheduled.
  • Register on or before April 30, 2019 for $315. After April 30 is $340.
  • Courses are for high school credit.



Available Courses

Computer Concepts – Grades 9-12

This course is for students entering grades 9-12 (Fall 2019). Computer Concepts is intended for students who need to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy to meet a minimum standard of 40 words per minute. It is a keyboarding course in which students learn to type correctly using the correct fingers for specific keys on the QWERTY keyboard. In addition to learning the keyboard, students gain basic knowledge on the operation of a computer as well as how to operate the various components of the Google Applications suite. The course focuses on typing, but also teaches word processing, slide presentations, and spreadsheets. The student must be able to type at least 40 words per minute by the end of this class in order to pass. Passing this course meets the typing proficiency graduation requirement.

Health (Coed) – Grades 10-12

This class is intended for students entering grades 10-12 in the fall of 2019. Health is designed to teach students the wellness approach to good health and the need for balance in the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual areas of their lives. It seeks to produce an awareness of Christ-like stewardship toward every aspect of life. Topics of study include: circulation; respiration; reproduction; mental and emotional health; CPR and First Aid; physical fitness and nutrition; healthy relationships; alcohol and drugs. Students are expected to engage in a mature and healthy discussion surrounding the issue of sexuality. The class takes an in-depth look at sexual purity and the impact it has on our society. A willingness to participate in small group discussions is crucial. A binder for note-taking and class handouts is also necessary.

Speech and Debate – Grades 9-12

This class is designed for students entering grades 9-12 in the fall of 2019. Speech and Debate covers the basics of public speaking and argumentation with more specific and thorough training in the areas of delivery, persuasion, and formal debate. Students implement various techniques for effective public speaking and review the fundamental elements of and proper format for debate. These elements include poise, articulation of points, good questioning and reasoning strategies, and case/argument construction. Students also acquire skills in outlining, research, presentation of evidence, self-evaluation, and critiquing. Students will need a notebook.

Important Notes:

  • Summer school students may wear CVCA uniform shorts, walking-length shorts, cargo shorts or capri pants, golf style polo shirts and CVCA spirit wear t-shirts. Students may NOT wear camisole shirts, tank tops, short-shorts, or leggings.
  • Because of the accelerated nature of summer school, absences for reasons other than illness are not permitted.
  • CVCA Chromebooks will be used in all classes.

Refund Policy:

  • Classes not meeting the minimum enrollment by May 24, 2019 will be cancelled and a full refund will be issued.
  • Families cancelling a summer school registration between May 1, 2018 and May 24, 2019 will receive a 70% refund.
  • Refunds will not be given to families cancelling summer classes after Friday, May 24, 2019.