Sea to Summit 2017


SEA TO SUMMIT

Summer Enrichment Program


WHS-600.jpg Winnacunnet High School

Monday, July 10, 2017 - Thursday, July 27, 2017

Monday through Thursday  8:30-11:30am


Winnacunnet High School is proud to invite incoming freshman from the class of 2021 to participate in the acclaimed Sea to Summit summer enrichment program. 8th-grade students from SAU 21 and 90 are all welcome in this unique opportunity.  The Sea to Summit program provides a strong academic and social introduction to high school that is focused on unforgettable experiences that improve problem-solving skills, literacy and collaboration.  The committed staff utilize a student-centered, inquiry-based model that ensures diverse experiential exploration in order to prepare them for success at WHS.


Sea to Summit student goals:

  • Participate in fun, experiential and enriching activities to ensure student engagement and academic success

  • Interact in social opportunities, meet fellow freshman and develop new friendships

  • Make valuable connections with WHS staff and upperclassmen peer leaders

  • Navigate a diverse introductory high school curriculum that focuses on the skills needed for continued success.

  • Improved academic performance in reading, math, science, social studies and technology skills.


Upon completion of the Sea to Summit Program, students will enter WHS more engaged, motivated, secure and better prepared for success at every level of their high school careers.


Science Program - Students will study and examine, first hand, the water quality of local marshes, rivers and the Great Bay Estuary and the effects of glacial movements in NH.      


Math Modeling - Students will collect and analyze data graphically to create models to examine: projectile motion, terminal velocity, breaking the sound barrier, water pressure, and gravitational acceleration.


Social Studies - Students will investigate 17th century architecture and hearth cooking at Strawbery Banke and the defense of Portsmouth Harbor through scavenger hunts and plane identification games at Fort Foster.    


Technology Integration - Students will utilize web-based tools including movie making, blogging, and the Google educational suite to document their experiences and share them in engaging formats.


For additional information, please contact:

Jason Miller and Heather Noone

603-926-3395 ext. 348

jmiller@warriors.winnacunnet.org or hnoone@warriors.winnacunnet.org


Registration forms are available online and are due by Friday, May 19, 2017.

Sign up by clicking HERE or by using the URL address: x.co/winna








Required permission slips for field trips:
  • WHS Field Trip Form
  • WHS Media Waiver



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