Chatham High School

School District of the

Chathams

Essential Intent

Chatham High School strives to meet the social, emotional, academic and special interest needs of each student at Chatham High School through providing a supportive and safe school atmosphere which is built on mutual respect, understanding, and compassion.

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Attendance: Mrs. Suzanne Bassolino sbassolino@chatham-nj.org (973) 457-2505 ext. 2010

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Essential Intent

The Chatham High School Counseling Department strives to meet the social, emotional, academic and special interest needs of each student.

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Philosophy

The goal of the athletic program is to field competitive teams exhibiting discipline, the desire to excel, and pride in themselves and school. Our program is intended to improve student physical skills and to promote qualities of personality, character, and leadership. We wish to encourage a healthy life-style by providing daily opportunities for physical skill enhancement, a competitive team or individual play, and organized opportunities for peer interaction in a cooperative spirit.

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Philosophy

Being a part of our school community involves more than just academics. It is also important to pursue interests outside of class and explore activities that will provide for a well-rounded high school experience. Clubs and Activities allow for students to take advantage of all of the opportunities that exist at CHS.

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SUMMER AND GAP YEAR OPPORTUNITIES

A list of information about summer enrichment and gap year programs for high school students is now available.  As the year progresses, there will be additional listings. Please note that this is not an endorsement of any program, simply opportunities for interested parties to explore further. These opportunities are often very worthwhile; introducing students to intellectual and social experiences beyond what is available in a typical school year.  

                                                                                                                                                                                      

 
The American Public Transportation Association Youth Summit in Washington, D.C.
 Students attending the Youth Summit this summer will have the unique opportunity to explore the educational and environmental benefits of public transportation.  There are a variety of career tracks for those interested, including business administration, planning, marketing and communication, operations and maintenance.  The Youth Summit will take place in Washington, D.C. from June 19 -23.
 
 Application Deadline:  February 17, 2017
 
 
Banson NYC Fashion Summer Camps
These two camps for high school students grade 9-12 are each a week-long, teaching students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider's perspective. Students will stay at the LIM College Residence Hall on the Upper East Side.
 
 
 
BROADREACH
These two to four week programs are available to students in middle school, high school and college, who are interested in global education and skill building, with the chance to earn college credits, internationally recognized certifications, community service hours and a new perspective on the world and their place in it.
 
 
Davidson THINK Summer Institute
This three week program for exceptional students aged 13 to 16 offers six college credits at a lower cost compared to other credit programs (with financial assistance also available).  Students will work closely with university faculty and get a taste of college life while living on campus.
 
Application Deadline:  March 31, 2017
 
 
 
Duke University Summer Programs
2017 Summer College:  Open to current 10th and 11th grade students to earn 4-credits by taking classes with Duke undergraduate students on campus. 
 
Applications Accepted Starting: December 1, 2016 
 
2017 Summer Academy: Opportunity for 9th-12th grade students to immerse themselves in an international experience designed to provide an academic and residential environment to gain a global perspective on multiple areas of interest for young leaders.
 
Applications Accepted Starting: December 1, 2016
 
 
 
The George Washington University Pre-College 2017
Students may engage in their choice of either a Summer Immersion program for rising sophomores, juniors or seniors or a College Intensive program for rising juniors or seniors set in the nation's capital.  The Summer Immersion program is a full-day, rigorous non-credit program that runs two weeks and integrates lectures with applied activities.  The College Intensive program offers three and six week sessions with credits ranging from 3-8 per session.
 
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2017 
 
 
 
Indiana University-Bloomington: Business is Global Program
This two week program is an unique blend of culture, language and international business learning that will provide students an introduction into the myriad opportunities available in today's global marketplace.
 
 
 
Inspiring Girls Expeditions
These twelve day programs for girls ages 16 to 17 offers a summer science and wilderness expedition in either Washington or Alaska, during which they will explore and learn about glaciers and conduct scientific field studies with professional glaciologists.  Girls participate in these programs tuition free.
 
Application Deadline:  January 31, 2017
 
https://www.inspiringgirls.org
 
 
Landmark College High School Summer Program 
An academic, residential program that offers abundant opportunities for high school students who struggle to keep up or simply want to experience the atmosphere of college. They also offer a "Social Pragmatics Track" for students who have strong potential, but have challenges related to a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder or a similar diagnosis. 
 
 
 
Notre Dame University Pre-College Programs 
2017 Summer Scholars:  A two-week program for rising juniors and seniors to experience a taste of college life through college-level academics and campus  life.
 
Application Deadline: February 6, 2017 
 
2017 Leadership Seminars: A 10-day, all expenses paid program for rising junior and senior students to hone their critical thinking and expressive skills in the company of dynamic peers. Students will engage in lively discussions on issues of global concern.
 
Application Deadline: January 30, 2017
 
2017 Study Abroad Rome: A two-week program for rising juniors and seniors that immerses students in the history and culture of the city, with a focus on the architectural landscape and its stories.  
 
Application Deadline: January 30, 2017 
 
2017 Study Abroad Ireland:  A 12-day exploration of Irish culture, history and landscape for rising juniors and seniors.
 
Application Deadline: January 30, 2017 
 
 
 
Oxbridge Academic Programs
Offer multiple programs abroad in France, Spain, and the U.K., along with experiences in Boston, NYC, and LA.  
 
 
Engineering Summer Academy at Penn 
These six rigorous courses give high school students an advance look at the learning experience they can expect in college. The three week courses offer sophisticated theory with hands-on work, challenging students to work harder, smarter and more creatively than they ever have before. Every course carries college credit from Penn.
 
Application Deadline:  February 24, 2017 
 
 
 
Smith College Summer Pre-College Programs
Open to current high school girls interested in exploring challenging and intriguing subjects while living and studying with other motivated and ambitious students from around the world.  PLEASE see the website for important deadline information.
 
 
 
Stevens Institute of Technology Pre-College Programs
These one and two week programs for high school students offer a world-class educational experience minutes from New York City.  Participants will be given hands-on, project-based learning, gaining applied experience in a variety of disciplines.
 
Application Deadline:  February 15, 2017
 
www.stevens.edu/admissions/pre-college-programs
 
 
Susquehanna University
High-achieving high school students are invited to spend a week  at Susquehanna University, which is a selective, residential liberal arts and sciences college in central Pennsylvania.  Students will live on the picturesque campus while experiencing college-level workshops in a variety of areas.
 
 
 
UC Santa Barbara
The Research Mentorship Program (RMP):  This six week program engages high school students from all over the world in interdisciplinary university-level research.  Paired with a mentor (graduate student, postdoc, or faculty), students will learn research techniques, observe professional research-based opportunities, and refine their academic goals.  Students will be immersed in university life and network with equally ambitious and curious peers.

Science & Engineering Research Academy (SERA):  This four week program introduces qualified high school students to research through project-based, directed research in STEM-related fields.

www.summerdiscovery.com/uc-santa-barbara

 
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Leadership in the Business World:  A select group of rising high school seniors will be exposed to an intensive summer program that will hone their leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through a mix of classes, company site visits and team building exercises.

Management & Technology Summer Institute:  This three week for-credit summer program is for students who want to learn about the integration of technological concepts and management principles. 

Wharton Sports Business Academy:  Talented rising juniors and seniors will be afforded the opportunity to learn about sports business leadership.  This program will examine the areas of sports ownership, sports agents, marketing, media, and labor, as it relates to various intercollegiate, Olympic and professional sports.

Wharton Moneyball Academy:  This two week summer program is for students interested in examining sports through analytics and statistical programming.

www.wharton.upenn.edu/academics/pre-college-programs.cfm

 
The Yale Young Global Scholars Program 
An academic enrichment and leadership training program for talented high school students from around the world, who live and study on the Yale campus during the summer. The program features intensive undergraduate-level coursework and interaction with Yale faculty and graduate students.
 
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017 
 
 

Essential Intent

Chatham High School strives to meet the social, emotional, academic and special interest needs of each student at Chatham High School through providing a supportive and safe school atmosphere which is built on mutual respect, understanding, and compassion.

Attendance: Mrs. Suzanne Bassolino sbassolino@chatham-nj.org (973) 457-2505 ext. 2010

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