Invitation Only Courses

  • Invitation Only courses are those which are applicable only to certain groups of students. These courses are only offered in person. Students who qualify for these courses will be sent information prior to the opening of registration. 

    IN-PERSON ONLY

    Bridge to English Language (EL) - 02310
    Session 1 / In-Person
    Grade: 8

    Students will study reading, writing, speaking, listening, and math. Students will further their English language skills. Students will explore & experience various career pathways. Students will practice skills necessary to make a smooth transition to high school. Students will earn elective credit.

    Bridge to English Language (EL) - 02310
    Session 2 / In-Person
    Grade: 8

    Students will study reading, writing, speaking, listening, and math. Students will further their English language skills. Students will explore & experience various career pathways. Students will practice skills necessary to make a smooth transition to high school. Students will earn elective credit.

    Bridge to High School - 02120
    Session 1 / In-Person
    Grade: 8

    Students will study reading, writing, speaking, listening, and math. Students will explore & experience various career pathways. Students will practice skills necessary to make a smooth transition to high school. Students will earn elective credit.

    Bridge to High School - 02120
    Session 2 / In-Person
    Grade: 8

    Students will study reading, writing, speaking, listening, and math. Students will explore & experience various career pathways. Students will practice skills necessary to make a smooth transition to high school. Students will earn elective credit.

    Extended School Year - 02380
    Session 1 / In-Person
    Grade: 8-12

    Extended School Year (ESY) is an eligibility-based program for students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). The purpose of ESY is to help Special Education students, who are identified through their IEP, maintain critical skills identified in their IEP. Extended School Year curricular programming covers various academic and functional skills that are taught throughout the school year, with an emphasis on the targeted IEP goals for each student. The purpose of Extended School Year is to also help students maintain learning targets following summer break, with opportunities for application of skills.

    International Newcomer Academy - 08101/08102
    Session 1 AND Session 2 / In-Person
    Grade: 9-12

    Students will study reading, writing, speaking, listening, and math. Students will further their English language skills. Students will explore & experience various career pathways. Students will practice skills necessary to make a smooth transition to high school. Students will earn elective credit. Students MUST sign up for both sessions.

    Driver’s Education: Classroom & Behind the Wheel - 09650/09660
    Session 1 AND Session 2 / In-Person
    Grade: 9-12

    Registration is available only to students who completed the pre-registration process and were notified that their spot in the program has been confirmed. Students participating in Driver’s Education must be 15 years old by the first day of summer school. Classroom: Students will learn about the complexities of owning and driving an automobile. The class will focus on safe driving techniques and the dangers of impaired and/or distracted driving. Behind the Wheel: Students will receive 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction in conjunction with the classroom portion of the Driver's Education curriculum. Each student must also hold a valid Illinois permit for nine months and turn sixteen years of age before they can obtain an Illinois driver's license.