Let's explore our interests!

In a season when jobs, internships, and summer study programs may be limited due to the COVID pandemic, Marymount is offering an academic enrichment program for all high school students. This is a unique opportunity for students to explore their interests, pursue their passions, and do a deep dive in a specialized subject area.
• Competition Math 
Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m., June 28 - July 14 (6 sessions)
This course is designed to cultivate and enhance skills in problem solving and mathematical creativity, and also to prepare students for competitions similar to the American Mathematics Competition (AMC 8,10,12). In an intriguing, interactive atmosphere, the participants learn to apply various problem-solving strategies while completing contest style problems. 

• Creative Coding 
Mondays, 9:00 a.m., June 28 - July 26
(5 sessions)
Want to explore both the right and left side of your brain? Explore programming though the medium of digital art and music. Learn coding with Processing, p5.js, and Sonic.pi. For the adventurous, we could extend to include physical computing, including the use of Arduino.

• Everyday Physics Phenomena
Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m., June 30 - July 28
(5 sessions)
Learn about how physics plays a role in our day to day lives, from credit cards to roller coasters, in an interactive, hands-on, demonstration based course.

• Finance via Bloomberg
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00 a.m., June 29 - July 29 (10 sessions)
Finance via Bloomberg is a five-week course that will cover the major areas of finance through a combination of the online Bloomberg Module, concepts course, and class meetings. Students will  read multiple financial newspapers and will have access to the Bloomberg terminals from their personal computer. This class fulfills Marymount’s Bloomberg graduation requirement and is intended for rising seniors and juniors. Please note it will be necessary for students to devote time outside of class meetings to completing this course. Priority registration will be given to Marymount rising Juniors and Seniors. April 19: Registration opens for Marymount Rising Class XII. May 3: Registration opens for for Marymount Rising Class XI. May 17: Registration opens for all.

• Storytelling
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00 p.m., June 29 - July 13 (5 sessions)
Students who love stories will develop their storytelling and creative writing skills. Participants learn about the importance of character, plot, genre, and description in order to inspire their creativity and develop the confidence to share their ideas with others. In our last class, participants are invited to write and perform their own (very) short stories as part of a virtual Storytelling Showcase!

June 28 – July 30

Boys and Girls, Rising Grades 9-12
Virtual Program
50 minute - 1 hour sessions