BSI

Visual Arts

Grades 7 through 8 (current academic year)
Jun 25, 2017-Jun 30, 2017

Students will expand on their talents through studio-based experiences and exposure to multiple genres in the visual arts. Genres may include painting, drawing, sculpture, and multi-media. 




Instructor: Jamie Boling
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Social Sciences

Grades 7 through 8 (current academic year)
Jun 25, 2017-Jun 30, 2017

This course will allow students an in-depth study of social sciences concepts, issues, and analysis. The course will focus on historical and political perspectives. 




Instructor: Dominic Iannone
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Performing Arts

Grades 7 through 8 (current academic year)
Jun 25, 2017-Jun 30, 2017

An in-depth exploration into the world of theatre. Students will study playwriting, acting, and directing as they focus on the collaborative aspects of theatre. 




Instructor: Kate Aspengren
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Math Problem Solving

Grades 7 through 8 (current academic year)
Jun 25, 2017-Jun 30, 2017

This course will develop mathematical problem-solving skills and techniques within the context of topics not traditionally found in the standard math curriculum. 




Instructor: Michael Marcketti
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Global & Cultural Studies

Grades 7 through 8 (current academic year)
Jun 25, 2017-Jun 30, 2017

By observing various societies around the world, students will gain a better understanding of other ways of life, as well as deeper insight into their own. 




Instructor: Misha Quill
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Advanced Science

Grades 7 through 8 (current academic year)
Jun 25, 2017-Jun 30, 2017

Through laboratory experiences and hands-on learning, students will have an opportunity to examine advanced science concepts. 




Instructor: Deb Snook
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Invention & Innovation

Grades 7 through 8 (current academic year)
Jun 25, 2017-Jun 30, 2017

This program will build on inventive talents through a fast-paced curriculum designed to foster mechanical inventiveness. 




Instructor: Leon Lueck
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Creative Writing

Grades 7 through 8 (current academic year)
Jun 25, 2017-Jun 30, 2017

This course will be modeled after The University of Iowa's renowned Writer's Workshop. Students' written work will focus on the life and themes of Iowa. 




Instructor: Colleen Davis
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