Summer Programs

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Summer Programs at The Tenney School offer a blend of course opportunities for credit and/or enrichment.  Below are the courses and sessions being offered this summer:


Interim Session (May 15th – June 7th): The Interim Session occurs between the spring semester and the summer session.  The Interim Session is designed to allow students to complete coursework for high school credit.  Courses are available in all core disciplines: English, science, history, or math.  For students not needing credit, courses can also be taken for enrichment.  All coursework will be completed in a one-to-one setting.  Specific course times and dates will be established once a student is matched to an instructor. Please click on the adjacent Registration Form to register for this course.


Creative Writing Enrichment (May 15th – May 26th): Students will be taught the basics of poetry and prose and given the opportunity to express their creativity. Through careful reading, in-class exercises and fun writing projects, students will learn what makes great writing work, and how to turn their artistic energy into words.  The class will include lessons of the forms of poetry and narrative structures, techniques of prose such as characterization and dialogue, and collaboration. Please click on the adjacent Registration Form to register for this course.


Drama Enrichment (May 15th – June 2nd): Introductory/Beginning Drama which starts with theatre vocabulary and focusing on stage terminology. The course will then proceed to activities that teach the students how to stand and speak in front of other people, including work with pantomime and monologues. Please click on the adjacent Registration Form to register for this course.


Study of Short Stories Enrichment (May 22nd – May 26th): This class is designed to give participants an opportunity to enjoy reading and discussing a wide variety of short stories. Please click on the adjacent Registration Form to register for this course.


Fine Art Enrichment (Dates Below): For three weeks this summer, The Tenney School is offering coursework in Fine Art Enrichment.  Below are the course offerings available.

  • Painting on Canvas (May 29th – June 2nd)
  • Sculpture (June 2nd – 9th)
  • Drawing from Life (June 12th – 16th)

Please click on the adjacent Registration Form to register for this course.


Summer Session (June 8th – June 30th): The Summer Session is designed to allow students to complete coursework for high school credit.  Courses are available in all core disciplines: English, science, history, or math.  For students not needing credit, courses can also be taken for enrichment.  All coursework will be completed in a one-to-one setting.  Specific course times and dates will be established once a student is matched to an instructor. Please click on the adjacent Registration Form to register for this course.