Welcome to Crespi Summer School!

Thank you for registering for Crespi Summer School 2019!
 
Please review this email carefully and review the attached orientation slides for important information about Summer School.
 
For the first day of classes, students DO NOT NEED to check-in at the Front Office. Students should report directly to the assigned room at the published starting time.
 
If you have not yet registered and need to, please either visit https://www.crespi.org/academics/summer-school and follow the links or complete the attached registration form.
 
Incoming Freshmen
There are 3 classes designed specifically for incoming freshmen:
  1. Language Arts and the Crespi Man: This class begins on Monday, June 17 for all registered students.
  2. Integrated Math: This class begins on Monday, June 17 for all registered students.
  3. Health: This class meets according to the schedule for Session A and Session B described below.
 
Language Arts and the Crespi Man will meet in Room 1. The instructor is Mr. Daniel Parlato (dparlato@crespi.org).
            Morning classes meet from 8:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
            Late morning classes meet from 10:25 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.
 
Integrated Math will meet in Room 12. The instructor is Mr. Rodney Olson (rolson@crespi.org).
            Morning classes meet from 8:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
            Late morning classes meet from 10:25 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.
 
Health will meet in Room 20. The instructor is Ms. Kiani Reis (kreis@crespi.org).
            This class meets from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
 
Students should bring paper, pens or pencils, and personal computing device if they have one (laptop or tablet, for example).
 
For Day 1, there is no need to check-in at the Front Office: students can report directly to class.
 
 
High School Courses
Crespi offers numerous high school courses – some for remediation and some for advancement.
 
Session A, which represents Fall Semester courses, starts Monday, June 17.
 
If you registered for Session B, which represents Spring Semester courses, your class will begin on July 8.
 
In preparation for classes starting tomorrow, please review this email carefully.
 
Course Information
 
Most classes are scheduled to meet Monday through Friday, but the instructor may adjust the meeting schedule to allow limited student free days.
 
Algebra 1 will meet in room 7, downstairs on the west end of the main building. Class is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Monday through Friday. The instructor is Mr. Nicholas DeLeo, and he can be reached at ndeleo@crespi.org. On Day 1, students will have a substitute – Ms. Kristen Riggs who can be reached at kriggs@crespi.org. 
 
Algebra 2 will meet in room 2, at the east end of the ground floor of the main building. Class is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Monday through Friday. The instructor is Mr. Jose Diaz, and he can be reached at jdiaz@crespi.org. 
 
Geometry will meet in room 5, towards the center of the ground floor of the main building. Class is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Monday through Friday. The instructor is Mr. Tim Selby, and he can be reached at tselby@crespi.org.
 
Biology will meet in room 21, in the middle of the upstairs hallway in the main building. Class is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. The instructor is Mr. Fernando Bautista, and he can be reached at fbautista@crespi.org.
 
Chemistry will meet in room 11, towards the center of the ground floor of the main building. Class is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The instructor is Mr. Rodney Olson, and he can be reached at rolson@crespi.org.
 
College Camp will meet in room 23, upstairs near the TRC. Class is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. every day, June 24 through July . The instructor is Ms. Anna Garcia, and she can be reached at agarcia@crespi.org.
 
English is an independent study course, conducted primarily online and through email. The class will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday each week from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please check your email for instructions regarding independent work for the first week of class. The instructor is Dr. Timothy Bengford, and he can be reached at tbengford@crespi.org. (Class will not meet Monday, June 17)
 
Film Studies is an independent study course, conducted primarily online and through email. The class will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday each week from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Please check your email for instructions regarding independent work for the first week of class. The instructor is Dr. Timothy Bengford, and he can be reached at tbengford@crespi.org. (Class will not meet Monday, June 17)
 
Honors PreCalculus will meet in room 7, at the west end of the ground floor of the main building. Class is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. The instructor is Mr. Sahiv Lopez, and he can be reached at slopez@crespi.org.
Social Studies is an independent study course, conducted primarily online and through email. Please check your email for instructions regarding course work and limited meetings. The instructor is Ms. Elizabeth Bonino, and she can be reached at ebonino@crespi.org. 
 
Spanish (All Levels) will meet in room 3, towards the center of the ground floor hallway in the main building. Class is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. The meeting days may be amended to include multiple distance-learning days. The instructor is Mrs. Roxanne Lecrivain, and she can be reached at rlecrivain@crespi.org.
 
Theology is an independent study course, conducted primarily online and through email. Please check your email for instructions regarding course work and limited meetings. The instructor is Ms. Jurenne Belanio, and she can be reached at jbelanio@crespi.org. (Class will not meet Monday, June 17)

Campus Information
 
The main entrance of the school is located on the corner of Santa Rita Street and Alonzo Avenue. Enter from the south side of the building. Mrs. Alesna and Mrs. Morris will be available in the front office for all inquiries. 
 
All classes will meet in the main (brick) building. Rooms 1 through 12 are on the ground floor. Rooms 13 through 23 are on the second floor.
 
Food and beverages will be available for purchase in the Commons – the first floor of the mission-style Fine Arts building.
 
Student drop-off and pickup is most convenient on Santa Rita Street by the “white gate.”
 
Street parking is available (please pay attention to restrictions for street cleaning on Monday and Friday). Students may also park in the lot at the corner of Santa Rita Street and Zelzah Avenue on the west end of campus. Parking is limited due to construction on campus.
 
Please use caution when driving around campus. In addition to neighbors, neighboring schools, and local businesses, we are also experiencing additional traffic related to an ongoing construction project on campus.
 
Course Resources
 
Most courses are designed to avoid costly textbook purchases. Crespi will provide access to most required course materials. Please refer to course syllabi for specific textbook requirements. 
 
Students are encouraged to bring laptops or tablets to access digital resources such as eBooks and websites.
 
For students who are new to Crespi, we will issue a Gmail account that will facilitate access to the Google Apps for Education suite, including Google Classroom. Your instructor will provide you with information about how to gain these credentials. 
 
Students will have Internet access on the network “Crespi” with the password SaintAlbertRules (case sensitive).
 

General Guidelines

Please see the attached Conduct Agreement which each student will be required to sign.
 
Dress code is Crespi Casual: shorts are okay; t-shirts and polos are okay; closed-toed shoes are recommended for safety; no offensive apparel, please.
 
Classrooms are climate-controlled, so students are advised to dress in layers.
 
Food and drink are prohibited in classrooms.
 
Tobacco, cigarettes, and vaping devices are prohibited on campus.
 
Crespi will be hosting younger students for a program called Destination Science, so please be courteous in their presence.  
 
Due to the accelerated pace of Summer School, students are advised to attend all classes. We recognize that summer often brings multiple time commitments, so we aim to accommodate your needs. If you plan to miss class, please communicate all absences to the instructor as early as possible to make arrangements for makeup work and missed assignments.  
 
Above all, Crespi Summer School is intended to be fun and flexible. We believe there are no problems: there are only solutions. If you have questions or concerns, please let me know so we can work on a solution. 
 
-Alan Swaney
Director of Summer School