Summer Letter from July 17

This letter from Kate Morin was mailed to your home on July 17. Click here if you need to reference the letter online.

Upper School Uniform Requirements

Upper School uniform requirements

Click here for a 10% sale flyer from Beyda's Lad and Lassie, good for June and July.

Workshop

Study Skills - Transitioning from Middle to Upper School (for students entering Grade 9). Learning Specialist Maryann Will is offering this workshop on August 19, 20, 21 & 22, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Visit www.stoneridgeschool.org/studyskills9 to learn more.

Book Buying

MSB Direct orders, the Upper School's book supplier, will open July 9, with free shipping from July 30 - August 5. Click here for the fall book list. The students will receive a list of their courses for 2012-13 in the mail in early July.

All books must be purchased through MBS Direct or from another source. There are no rentals or purchases that will be conducted through Stone Ridge. To view the MBS Direct Ordering Brochure, click here.

Contact Director of Studies Malcolm McCluskey if you have questions.

Health Forms

Health Forms are due to the school nurse, Alana Pitcher, RN by July 31. Visit www.stoneridgeschool.org/healthforms to access the forms that your child needs.

Summer Assignments - English
Course
Number
Course
Title
Assignment Book(s)
EN100 Intro to Literature and Composition
*All First Academics will take this course
Students are to read: Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street
Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451
EN200 British Literature  Click for assignment Austen, Jane.  Pride and Prejudice
Golding, Wlliam. Lord of the Flies
EN231 H-British Literature Click for assignment Austen, Jane.  Pride and Prejudice
Golding, Wlliam. Lord of the Flies
EN300 American Literature Students are to read: Sherman Alexie. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Amy Tan.  The Joy Luck Club
EN360 AP English Language
Click for assignment Berendt, John. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
O'Brien, Tim. The Things They Carried
EN400's
4th Academic English Electives Chinua Achebe.  Things Fall Apart
Lahiri, Jhumpa. The Interpreter of Maladies
EN460 AP Literature
Students are to read: Spark, Muriel.  The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Waugh, Evelyn. Brideshead Revisited

Summer Assigments - Math
Course
Number
Course
Title
Assignment
MA100 Algebra I Students are to complete the attached packet
MA120 Geometry Students are to complete the attached packet
MA135 Geometry with Analysis Students are to complete the attached packet
MA200
Algebra II
Students are to complete the attached packet
MA220
Algebra II with Analysis Students are to complete the attached packet
MA250
Honors Algebra II with Precalculus Students are to complete the attached packet
MA320 Precalculus Students are to complete the attached packet
MA340 Honors Precalculus with Analysis
Students are to complete the attached packet
MA355
Honors Precalulus with Diff Calculus
Students are to complete the attached packet

Summer Assignments - World Languages
Course
Number
Course
Title
Assignment Book(s)
FL160 AP French
Students are to watch the film "Coco avant Chanel."  
FL230 Spanish III Students are to complete the attached packet
 
FL260 AP Spanish Language Students are to complete the attached packet  
FL270 AP Spanish Literature Students are to complete the attached packet  

Summer Assignments - History
Course
Number
Course
Title
Assignment Book(s)/Films
HS530 AP US History

Students are to read:

Students are to view one of the following three films:

Doctorow, E.L. Ragtime

"Good Night, and Good Luck," "Thirteen Days" or "Fog of War"

HS550 AP US Government Students are to read: Garraty, John.  Quarrels That Have Shaped the Constitution

Summer Assignments - Science
Course
Number
Course
Title
Assignment Book(s)
SC260 AP Chemistry Students are to read: Sacks, Oliver.  Uncle Tungsten: Memories of Chemical Boyhood
SC550 AP Biology Click for assignment  

Summer Assignment - Theology
Course
Number
Course
Title
Assignment Book(s)
 TH325 Christian Morality
Students are to read: Helen Prejean. Dead Man Walking

Summer Assignments - Art History
Course
Number
Course
Title
Assignment Book(s)
 FA510 AP Art History
Students are to read: Harvey Rachlin. Scandals, Vandals, and Da Vincis: A Gallery of Remarkable Art Tales.