Summer Term students attended a Yankee game at the home stadium on the Bronx on July 25, and visited Manhattan on July 26 to take in a Broadway show, Times Square and famous New York restaurants.
The Summer Term ESOL beginner class welcomed new students in second session, and most will join Ross for the start of the school year in the fall. Teachers Mami Takeda and Colette Wilson say the students are rapidly expanding their vocabulary and English communication skills as well as learning about the Ross curriculum, academic expectations, and life on and off campus.
The Summer Term @Ross environment and programs are designed to encourage learning and help students discover and develop talents. From the classroom, to the boarding homes, to extracurricular activities, students are thriving and making significant advancements in their courses.
Summer Term @Ross math teachers bring exceptional experience to the classroom at all academic levels, as well as diverse life skills and knowledge. Class sizes are small by design to provide students with specialized instruction to help them succeed, and real-life problem solving is emphasized.
After the first few weeks of Summer Term @Ross, all classes have shown marked improvement in their areas of study and are ready for new challenges and adventures. New students have also joined the second session, which continues through August 8.
Those Summer Term @Ross students who are attending both three-week sessions are looking forward to some adventures this weekend.
Students learning English as another language ended the first session of Summer Term @Ross with a variety of performances.
In a busy second week, students were hard at work improving their English language proficiency, solving complex equations, and reading Shakespeare and Greek mythology in preparation for upcoming theatrical portrayals of their studies.
Summer Term @Ross students wrapped up a successful first week, diving into their studies and electives, getting acquainted with classmates and housemates, and participating in adventures and celebrations over the long Independence Day weekend.