Year Round Programming
School year programming includes PSAT and SAT test prep, fine arts, study skills, advanced sports camps and much more.
 

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  • Middle School Entrance Exam Strategies Class

    For students entering Chaminade middle school.

    This one-day optional class is designed to introduce new students to standardized testing and test-taking strategies. Students learn how to prepare for examinations both emotionally and physically, and will practice taking timed tests. A review of verbal and mathematical skills, as well as exercises that will improve concentration, will be incorporated.

    Date:
    Saturday, January 11, 2020   
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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  • SAT Prep Class

    This SAT Prep workshop series is an important course designed to help students maximize their scores on all sections of this exam. This particular session is scheduled to target those taking the SAT in the spring, ending only a few days before the test date. In addition to reviewing the basic verbal and mathematical skills assessed on the SAT exam, students will learn high level and effective, proven test-taking strategies. Instruction, followed by collaborative, guided, and independent practice, provides the foundation for the course. By boosting confidence and gaining strong familiarity with not only necessary content but also strategic reasoning, this course will prepare students for success. 
     
    Dates:
    Week of February 3 – Week of March 6 (Specific Dates TBA)
    Week of April 27 – Week of June 1 (Specific Dates TBA)

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  • Preparation for Catholic High School Entrance Exams

    Eighth-graders planning to attend a Catholic high school in Los Angeles and Ventura counties are required to take a comprehensive entrance exam as part of the admissions process. Students in this course will review the math, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar skills on the exams and learn test-taking strategies to help them work faster and more confidently to maximize their score.

    Exam Preparation Course in Mathematics
    Saturday, December 7, 2019  OR 
    Saturday, January 4, 2020    
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Exam Preparation Course in Reading Comprehension (English)
    Saturday, December 14, 2019  OR
    Saturday, January 11, 2020  
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
     
    Exam Preparation Course in Writing
    Saturday, December 14, 2019  OR
    Saturday, January 11, 2020
    12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

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  • PSAT Prep Classes

    A student’s performance on the upcoming PSAT can qualify him/her for National Merit Scholarship opportunities. The PSAT provides an excellent opportunity to have exposure to the content and timing of the SAT exam juniors will be taking in the spring. This workshop series is designed to help students maximize their scores on all sections of the exam. Students will learn high level and effective, proven test-taking strategies.  Instruction, followed by collaborative, guided, and independent practice, provides the foundation for the course and prepares students for success. 
     
    Dates:
    September 16, 23, 30 and October 7 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
    September 25, October 2, 9 & 14 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm

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  • Football - Advanced Clinic

    The Advanced Player Clinic is for 6th- 8th-grade players and coaches. Participants will be coached and instructed by current and former Chaminade Varsity coaches and players. Coaches get an inside look at practice planning and the installation of all parts of the game: offense, defense, and special teams. Players will learn the fundamentals of football on offense, defense, special teams, and weightlifting.
     
    Dates:
    December 7, 12:30 -2:30 pm
    January 4, 8:30 – 10:30 am

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  • Adult Choir

    Enjoy time spent with your friends and colleagues by joining the Adult Choir, under the direction of Chaminade High School Choral Program Director, Mrs. Danielle Duckett.  The session is spent learning new choral pieces and culminated in a performance to share with family and friends.
     
    Dates:
    September 17 – December 17, meets Tuesdays from 7:00 – 9:00 pm
 
Wendy Cowgill
Director of Center for Excellence
 

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    of what makes our school distinctly Catholic.

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