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Campus closed for Easter through April 22

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Campus closed for Easter through April 22

Please note that Mayfield Senior School will be closed for Easter beginning Friday, April 19. School resumes on Tuesday, April 23.

Warmest wishes for a blessed Easter from all at Mayfield Senior School!

Summer@Mayfield For-Credit

Summer For-Credit Courses (grades 9-12)

These UC-approved courses are worth 1 year or 0.5 years (one semester) of credit as indicated below. Students may miss no more than one class to receive credit. All summer for-credit courses are limited to 18 students.* 

June 17 - July 26, 2019*
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Monday - Friday)* 
Course fees vary

A $35 fee is charged for summer registration. There are two payment options:
 
  1. Pay in two installments: A $500 deposit is due upon registration, and you will receive a subsequent bill for the remaining balance.
  2. Pay in full: Total amount due upon registration.
Please note that students receiving financial aid will receive the same percentage towards summer for-credit classes.
 
*except Fitness

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  • Advanced Fitness (0.5 year credit)

    Open to rising sophomores through seniors
    Prerequisite: 9th-grade Fitness

    June 17 - July 12, 2019
    1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Monday-Friday)
    $600
    This course will include a rotation through the following areas: aerobics/cardio activities, yoga/pilates, recreational activities and fitness. It will include lecture, discussion and activity sessions. Students will be empowered to make wise choices, meet challenges, and develop positive behaviors in fitness, wellness, and movement activity for a lifetime.

    0.5 years (1 semester) of credit* - UC Approved
    *Students may miss no more than 1 class to receive full credit
     
  • Biology (1 year credit)

    Open to rising juniors
    Prerequisites: Conceptual Physics, Chemistry and 9th-grade Algebra

    June 17 - July 26, 2019
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Monday-Friday)
    $1,200 + Lab Fee $50

    A general introduction to the biological sciences, this course discusses cellular biochemistry, genetics, evolution, mammalian physiology and classification. Hands-on experience is stressed as weekly laboratory experiments are integrated into the learning program. The purchase of a textbook is required.

    1 year of credit* - UC Approved
    *Students may miss no more than 1 class to receive full credit
  • Chemistry (1 year credit)

    Open to rising sophomores
    Prerequisites: Conceptual Physics and 9th-grade Algebra

    June 17 - July 26, 2019
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Monday-Friday)
    $1,200 + Lab Fee $50

    Chemistry is the study of matter and its changes. Topics include scientific measurement, atomic theory, organization of the periodic table, chemical bonding and reactions, the mole and stoichiometry, acid and base chemistry, redox and electrochemistry. The laboratory is an integral part of the course which provides students with a hands-on experience of concepts discussed in reading and includes inquiry-based labs. The purchase of a textbook is required.

    1 year of credit* - UC Approved
    *Students may miss no more than 1 class to receive full credit
     
  • Geometry (1 year credit)

    Open to rising sophomores. Mayfield Senior School Math Department permission required.
    Prerequisite: 9th-grade Algebra

    June 17 - July 26, 2019
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Monday-Friday)
    $1,200

    This is a course in Euclidean Geometry with an emphasis on developing logical reasoning skills. Topics will include proofs, coordinate geometry, congruency, similarity, polygons, circles, parallel lines, areas, volumes, and an introduction to right triangle trigonometry. Some review of Algebra 1 concepts will be integrated into this course.

    1 year of credit* - UC Approved
    *Students can miss no more than 1 class to receive full credit
  • United States History (1 year credit)

    Open to rising juniors
    Prerequisites: World History I and World History II

    June 17 - July 26, 2019
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Monday-Friday)
    $1,200

    This course is a survey of the history of the United States from the earliest explorations of the continent to the present. Students will evaluate how major events have affected various segments of our society. These events include the American Revolution, Westward Movement, the Civil War, slavery, the immigrant experience, various reform movements, industrialization, World War I, the Depression, World War II, and the Vietnam War. Juniors are required to take either U.S. History or AP U.S. History.

    1 year of credit* - UC Approved
    *Students may miss no more than 1 class to receive full credit

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Established in 1931, Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, CA is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 9-12. Noted for its rigorous academic program, which includes 21 Advanced Placement and Honors courses, Mayfield’s curriculum is underscored by a philosophy of educating the “whole child,” which also encourages commitment to and excellence in the arts, athletics, community service and spiritual growth. The nurturing environment at Mayfield Senior School allows each student to flourish in an atmosphere of personal attention.