Woodward+ Summer Programs
Woodward+ Summer 2020

Welcome to Woodward+ Summer Programs, offering summer enrichment classes for girls entering grades 4 - 12. Classes run one to two days per week, from July 20th - August 14th, with the opportunity for up to three classes per day. Offerings range from Book Clubs, to Coding, Cooking, Photography, Exploring Words, Health and Wellness, and a Global Questions seminar for high school students. The classes are led by Woodward Faculty through an online, connected, synchronous learning environment.  (Program schedule below). 

In addition, Summer Music at Woodward offers private voice and instrumental lessons, by appointment.  

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Space is limited. Registration deadline Tuesday, July 14th.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Block 1
10:00 AM -
11:30 AM
Intro to Programming: Swift       
(All grades)

Health & Wellness (Gr. 6-8)

Becoming a Politician- Understanding
Global Issues
(Gr. 9-12)
Health & Wellness (Gr. 9-12)

Cucina 1, 2, 3
(All Grades)

Intro to Computing
(All grades)
Intro to Programming: Swift
(All grades)

Health & Wellness (Gr. 6-8)

Becoming a Politician- Understanding
Global Issues
(Gr. 9-12)
Health & Wellness (Gr. 9-12)

Cucina 1, 2, 3
(All grades)

Intro to Computing
(All grades)
Dungeons & Dragons
(Gr. 6-8)
Block 2
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Intro to Photography
(All grades)

Words!
(Gr. 9-12)


Book Club
(Gr. 6-8)

Intro to Photography
(All grades)

Literary Circle
(Gr. 4-5)
Intro to Photography
(all grades)

Words!
(Gr. 9-12)


Book Club
(Gr. 6-8)

Intro to Photography
(All grades)

Literary Circle
(Gr. 4-5)
Dungeons and Dragons
(Gr. 9-12)
Block 3
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Book Club
(Gr. 9-12)

Intro to Computing
(All grades)
Words!
(Gr. 6-8)

Intro to Programming: Swift
(All grades)

 
Book Club
(Gr. 9-12)

Intro to Computing
(All grades)
Words!
(Gr. 6-8)

Intro to Programming: Swift
(All grades)

 
In Becoming a Politician: Understanding Global Issues, we will explore global policy decisions from a domestic and international perspective. Students will take on the role of politicians, leaders, and influencers as you debate and work with classmates on various international topics. The issues at hand may include climate change, health crises, terrorism, and resource allocation. Students will draft, plan, and implement a coordinated response to various issues. Students will research and act upon international diplomacy, and examine how the balance of security and privacy, diplomacy and war impact all of us on a global stage.

Taught by: Mr. Matt Barnes, BAE, MAT

Open To: Upper School


Dates:
Upper School (9th – 12)
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
M/W – Block 1:           10:00 AM – 11:30 PM

Cost:
$400 for 4-Week Course

Required Materials:
Smart Phone, Tablet, or Computer with Internet Access
Notebook & pencil
Do you enjoy all things Italian? Italian food and culture, perhaps? Please join Ms. Iolli for a beginners Italian Cooking Class. Ms. Iolli will provide family recipes with fun facts to ensure a delightful and entertaining experience for all. Learn the basics of creating an easy antipasto, pasta dishes, delizioza desserts, and much more!

Taught by: Ms. Liza Iolli, Department of World Languages

Open To: All Grades
Dates:
Parent supervision required for cooking
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
T/Th – Block 1:            10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Cost:
$400 for 4 Week Course


Required items:
A passion for Italian food and coffee
An apron, basic mixing bowls, kitchen utensils, workspace, stove top, oven, and refrigerator
Access to an iPad/computer/printer
Attendees will learn the basics of photography and photo editing basics using industry level software from Adobe’s Creative Cloud Suite. This includes understanding how to take better photos, import them into photoshop, editing techniques, and getting ready for print or posting to social media.

Taught by: Mr. Niko Arranz, Department of Computer Sciences
Curriculum by: Access Education, Boston

Open to: All Grades

Dates:
July 20th –  August 14th, 2020
M/W – Block 2:           12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
T/Th – Block 2:           12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Cost:
$400 for 4-Week Course


Required Materials:
Camera: Digital Camera or Equivalent; Phone Camera, DSLR
Adobe Photoshop Account: Register online at adobe.com and sign up for the free trial of Photoshop CC (E-Mail Address Required)
Internet Connection for Zoom
21st Century work requires the use of a computer in some shape or form. Attendees will be guided through the keyboard and improve their typing literacy, as well as understanding how to use Microsoft Office’s Suite of products – Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Projects include short-story writing, formal letter-writing, presentations, and more.

Taught by: Mr. Niko Arranz, Department of Computer Sciences
Curriculum by: Access Education, Boston

Open to: All Grades


Dates:
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
M/W – Block 3: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
T/Th – Block 1: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Cost:
$400 for 4-Week Course

Required Materials:
Computer or other devices with a physical keyboard
Internet Connection
Microsoft Office
Zoom
Notebook
 
Attendees will learn the basics of coding through Swift. They will explore the use of commands, functions, and loops, as they move a character from one place to another in a series of programming challenges. This that showcase the intricacies of how coding and how people are able to make applications for phones, computers, and more.

Taught by: Mr. Niko Arranz, Department of Computer Sciences
Curriculum by: Access Education, Boston

Open To: All Grades


Dates:
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
M/W – Block 1:           10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
T/Th – Block 3:             2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Cost:
$400 for 4-Week Course

Required Materials:
iPad running iOS 13.1 or later, or Mac running 10.15.3 or later
Internet Connection for Zoom
In this engaging and contributive learning environment, students will dissect The Chronicles of Narnia to further their understanding of character development, traits, and motive. With an additional emphasis on vocabulary, these student-led discussions will award a sense of leadership, community, and confidence. Using multiple modes of media, this literature circle will engage young readers from home, as they prepare for the next academic year. Students will become comfortable sharing their ideas while also making inferences and citing evidence. Through this four-week course students will read, discuss, and ultimately come away as stronger overall learners.

Taught by: Adria Alexander BA, Northwestern University

Open to:  
Lower School (4th – 5th)


Dates

July 20th – August 14th, 2020
T/Th – Block 2:      12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Cost:
$400 for 4-Week Course


Required Materials
Book: Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
Notebook
Internet connection for use with Zoom
Attendees will meet twice weekly to share and discuss reading. Focusing on a themed short story anthology, readers will think deeply about the connections between themselves, the stories, and the world around them. Writing and creative projects will build their critical thinking skills and creative muscles.

Taught by: Ms. Kate Palleschi, BSEd. MEd

Open to: Middle School and Upper School Separately


Dates:
Middle School (6th – 8th)
July 20th –  August 14th, 2020
T/TH – Block 2:            12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Upper School (9th – 12)
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
M/W – Block 3:           2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Cost:
$400 for 4-Week Course

Required Materials:
Book
Notebook
If you’ve ever daydreamed about being a hero in a magical fantasy world, Dungeons & Dragons is the game for you. Attendees will learn the basics of Dungeons & Dragons - character creation, role-play, strategy, and teamwork while working to protect a nearby village from an evil overlord, his minions, and a very large dragon. Two sections will run: an Upper School campaign for students entering grades 9-12, and a Middle School campaign for students entering grades 6 – 8.

Taught by: Ms. Kate Palleschi, BSEd. MEd

Open to: Middle School and Upper School Separately


Dates:
Middle School (6th – 8th)
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
Friday – Block 1:          10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Upper School (9th – 12th)
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
Friday – Block 2:          12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Cost:
$225 for 4-Week Course Meeting Once per Week

Required Materials
set of polyhedral dice
notebook & pencil
access to a printer or laptop/tablet/computer
Health, Wellness & Physical Education is designed to help students develop an awareness of the importance of physical activity to increase strength, skills, and coordination through fun and challenging activities. Physical Education, occurring one of the two class days, will instruct and practice movements in workouts, so that proper technique is practiced. The additional class day will be reserved for wellness topics, including stress management, coping strategies, effective communication with peers and adults, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution, substance abuse education, and social media awareness. The program will be a combination of student/teacher engagement, and Guest Speakers.

Taught by: Ms. Laurie Chabot, Department of Health & Physical Education

Open To: Middle School and Upper School Separately

Dates
Middle School (6th – 8th)
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
M/W – Block 1:           10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Upper School (9th – 12)
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
T/Th – Block 1:            10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Cost:
$400 for 4-Week Course


Required Materials
Computer or other device that can install Zoom
Reliable Internet connection
Notebook or a method of logging workouts
Have you ever wondered why there are so many exceptions to the rules you learn in English class, or why there are different words with the same meaning? Attendees will dive into the development of our vocabulary and learn strategies for encountering unfamiliar words. This class will be run in two sections: Upper and Middle School.

Taught by: Ms. Kate Palleschi, BSEd. MEd

Open To: Middle School and Upper School Separately

Dates:
Middle School (6th – 8th)

July 20th – August 14th, 2020
T/Th – Block 3:            2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Upper School (9th – 12)
July 20th – August 14th, 2020
M/W – Block 2:           12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Cost:
$400 for 4-Week Course



Required Materials:
Internet access
Woodward+ Summer Music at Woodward
As part of Woodward+ Summer Program offerings, private music lessons, voice and instrumental, are available by appointment. Woodward’s music and voice teacher, Ashley Jones, is available for voice lessons, and EKS Music at Woodward offers instrumental lessons.

Woodward enjoys a partnership with EKS Music School of Quincy, a high-quality music school, whose mission is to help students of all ages acquire knowledge, confidence and the ability to appreciate arts and music in a nourished teaching environment.

Summer Music at Woodward offers private one-on-one voice or instrumental lessons customized to your learning style and goals. Lesson lengths range from 30 to 45 to 60 minutes. Instrumental lessons include piano, guitar, strings and woodwinds. Lessons will be scheduled individually at times and length, determined with instructors.

Pricing Information:
•    $39/30 minutes
•    $57/45 minutes
•    $73/60 minutes

*To inquire for voice lessons with Ms. Jones, email her at victoriajonesgraham@gmail.com

*To inquire for instrumental lessons through EKS Music, go to eksmusicschool.com
 and use the code, Woodward2020, to receive Woodward prices when registering.

*Pricing for music lessons is indicated above; registration and payment is made directly to the music lesson provider, and independent of the Woodward School.


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QUINCY, MA, 02169, USA

Phone: (617) 773-5610

The Woodward School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and is a member of the Association of Independent Schools in New England, and the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools. 



 
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