The Buckley School is offering two invaluable summer classes for students entering or currently in Middle School. These week-long courses provide students with vital tools to assist with the transition into and continuation of Middle School. Check out what’s going on for the summer!

Session A Programs: June 13-17

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  • Study Skills Booster | Grades 6-8

    Executive functions such as organization, time management, and listening are key components to scholastic success in Middle School and beyond. During this one-week course, students will learn and practice skills that include locker and study space organization, distraction and procrastination avoidance, listening and remembering, note-taking, research and close reading, graphic organization, plus prioritizing and developing plans of action.

    Enrollment limited to 18 students.
     
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Cost: $300 per session
  • The Essay Workshop | Grades 6-8

    In this class students will learn to read critically and annotate as well as to brainstorm, outline, and draft a cogent essay. 

    Enrollment limited to 18 students.
     
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Cost: $300 per session

Session B Programs: June 20-24

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  • Creative Writing | Grades 6-8

    In this class students will (re)discover the joy of writing. They will workshop in a fun and supportive environment to develop their storytelling and poetic skills. 

    Enrollment limited to 18 students.
     
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Cost: $300 per session
  • Reading and Writing Intensive | Grade 6

    Well-developed skills are paramount to success in Middle School. Chief among those are the abilities to read with understanding and write with clarity and creativity. This course is intended to help students improve their reading comprehension and writing skills. The students will work on these skills through the use of a summer reading book. Text annotations, analyzing literature, and expression of thought will be emphasized.

    Enrollment limited to 18 students.
     
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Cost: $300 per session

Contact Us

For more information, please contact Don Smith, Head of Middle School at (818) 783-1610, ext. 775 or dsmith@buckley.org.
 
If you experience technical difficulties with the registration process, please email summersupport@buckley.org.