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Summer Bridges

What are the goals of Summer Bridges?

Mullen High School provides students in the class of 2024 with a summer experience that is uncommon in the Denver area. The summer is a perfect time to help your student transition into Mullen and meet their peers prior to the official start of school!

UPDATE: For the health and safety of everyone, Summer Bridges will run from July 27th through August 7th. 

FAQ

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Courses Offered

De La Salle Support:  De La Salle Summer Academy: 2 weeks 

All students enrolled in freshman DLS classes  are invited to attend the DLS Summer Academy. These sessions are designed to aid in the transition into their freshman year of high school. Summer Academy consists of a review session for English and Math as well as a study skills session.
Previewing CP Curriculum: New Student Success Strategies 
 
Students will be introduced to Mullen calendars, expectations, technology, and apps. In addition, they will engage in this quick workshop to learn about themselves as students (readers, test takers, study habits), while becoming familiar with their learning styles, personality traits, and self-advocacy skills. The goal of this two week course is to empower students to learn how they learn, study, and test, and to develop strong success strategies to use as new students and throughout their time as Mullen students. 
Jumpstart to Algebra I: 2 weeks 
 
This summer enrichment session is designed to review Pre-Algebra and math foundations. Students will review pre algebra and math foundation concepts and preview topics such as algebraic expressions including those with exponents, radicals, and algebraic fractions, linear equations, systems of linear equations, as well as absolute value, quadratic, and radical equations.
Science Enrichment: 2 weeks
 
This summer enrichment session  is designed to review and reinforce the scientific math skills needed in the Physical Science Curriculum. Students will apply the order of operations, perform math operations on powers of 10 and convert between scientific and standard notation. Students will work with the metric system, prefix notation, and convert units. In addition, students will determine the correct number of significant figures and demonstrate an understanding of precision and accuracy. Students will work with scientific formulas and analyze graphs and data tables.  *This course has the option to re-test for honors. 
Jumpstart to Science: 2 weeks
 
A self-paced course designed to preview the scientific math skills taught in the Physical Science Curriculum. Students will learn and practice order of operations, math operations on powers of 10 and conversion between scientific and standard notation. Students will be exposed to the metric system, prefix notation, and unit conversion. Students will learn about significant figures, precision and accuracy. In addition, students will work with scientific formulas and analyze graphs and data tables.
 
Placement toward Honors: Algebra I Enrichment: 2 weeks 
 
This summer enrichment session is designed to review and reinforce the major concepts of an Algebra I Curriculum. These skills are necessary for success in all math courses following Algebra I. The students will be able to simplify algebraic expressions including those with exponents, radicals, and algebraic fractions. They will be able to solve linear equations, systems of linear equations, as well as absolute value, quadratic, and radical equations. In addition, students will be able to graph and write equations of linear functions.  *This course has the option to re-test for honors.
Summer Book Club 
 
The purpose of summer book club to support students’ reading comprehension of the summer reading and help with time management and planning of reading to complete all needed assignments. All levels of readers are invited to join book club where the teacher facilitates small group discussions, offers reading instruction for all levels of readers, and supports students as they read and annotate the summer text. Book Club will meet twice weekly

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  • Tradition of Excellence

    Since 1931, Mullen High School has provided students with a sound college preparatory education in nurturing surroundings.  We extend this spirit and dedication to our Summer Bridges Academy. 
  • Personalized Programs

    No two children are alike. Each comes to us with many interests and talents. He or she may excel in one area yet need to develop skills in another. Our summer programs offer diverse academics and workshops to satisfy each young person’s interests, passions, and goals. Our classes are small, averaging 12 students, and the variety of offerings allows them to stay on campus for an hour, part of the day, or an entire day.
  • Dedicated Teachers

    Our teachers are selected for their creativity, enthusiasm, and dedication. They know how to work with children to bring out their best. 

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