Summer Knights

Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

List of 11 items.

  • Registration and Fees for Sports Camp

    • Online registration opens February 14, 2020, on a first-come, first-served basis and must be completed by the Friday prior to the start of each camp, pending availability.
    • Sports Camps and Advanced Camps are not for students entering high school, but for those entering K-8 in the Fall of 2020.
    • All fees must be paid in full during the online registration.
    • A $50 non-refundable registration fee is included in the cost of each camp session. We also charge a $50 fee for making changes to your registration. 
    • There are no refunds after June 10.
    • Sports Camp: Campers are to be dropped off and picked up in our Riverside lot. From Fulton, enter by driving north on Riverside going towards Woodman and make a right into the Riverside lot entrance by the new large parking structure. Please do not try and make a left into the lot, as it causes too much traffic and can cause an accident. You will drive forward, and we will take your child from your car. There is no need to park or get out unless you must drop off emergency medication, such as an EpiPen or Inhaler, and pick up an allergy wristband.
    • Pick up is exactly the same way; you will drive through off of Riverside, and we put your very tired campers in the car for you.
    • Sports Camp Phone (818)933-3661 Hours: 7:30 am-3:30 pm. Email: athletics@ndhs.org 
  • Registration and Tuition for K-12th Grade Camps and Enrichment Courses

    • Online registration opens February 14, 2020, on a first-come, first-served basis and must be completed by the Friday prior to the start of each course or camp (see specific dates in the course descriptions).
    • Students entering grades K-12 in Fall 2020 may enroll in as many or as few enrichment courses and camps as they choose, as long as they meet the grade requirements. Please refer to the various dates, times, and costs.
    • Enrichment courses and camps range from $250-$350.  All fees must be paid in full during the online registration.
    • A $50 non-refundable registration fee is included in the cost of each course or camp session. Refunds are available prior to the start of each course or camp.  Once a course or camp session begins, there are no refunds.
    • Once registration is closed, there will be a late registration fee of $50 for all enrichment courses and camps, provided there are spaces still available. The late fee will automatically be added to the course fee during the online checkout.  Some classes may have an additional book or material fee.
  • Registration and Tuition for Incoming 9th-12th Grade 1st Semester & Yearlong Academic Courses

    • Online registration opens February 14, 2020 for current and newly admitted NDHS students on a first-come, first-served basis and must be completed by May 8, 2020 for 1st-semester and year-long courses.
    • Students are strongly encouraged to speak with their counselor before registering for any summer courses. Only courses taken at NDHS may be used to satisfy NDHS graduation requirements. Only courses taken at NDHS will be calculated in the NDHS GPA. Please refer to dates, times, prerequisites and costs and register accordingly.
    • All semester-long courses are $500 each, and year-long courses are $1000. Some classes may have an additional lab, book, or material fee. Tuition costs are the same for NDHS and non-NDHS students. A $100 non-refundable registration fee is included in the cost of each class.
    • All tuition and fees must be paid in full during online registration. Tuition for first semester or year-long courses is refundable on or before June 9, 2020 minus the $100 non-refundable registration fee per class. Refunds are not available after June 9, 2020.
    • Once registration is closed, there will be a late registration fee of $100 for all first semester and year long courses, provided there are spaces still available. The late fee will automatically be added to the course fee during the online checkout.  Some classes may have an additional book or material fee.
  • Registration and Tuition for Incoming 9th-12th Grade 2nd Semester Academic Courses

    • Online registration opens February 14, 2020 for current and newly admitted NDHS students on a first-come, first-served basis and must be completed by June 29, 2020 for 2nd-semester courses.
    • Students are strongly encouraged to speak with their counselor before registering for any summer courses. Only courses taken at NDHS may be used to satisfy NDHS graduation requirements. Only courses taken at NDHS will be calculated in the NDHS GPA. Please refer to dates, times, prerequisites and costs and register accordingly.
    • All semester long courses are $500 each, and tuition costs are the same for NDHS and non-NDHS students. Some classes may have an additional lab, book, or material fee. A $100 non-refundable registration fee is included in the cost of each class.
    • All tuition and fees must be paid in full during online registration. Tuition for second semester courses is refundable on or before June 29, 2020 minus the $100 non-refundable registration fee per class. Refunds are not available after June 29, 2020.
    • Once registration is closed, there will be a late registration fee of $100 for all first semester and year long courses, provided there are spaces still available. The late fee will automatically be added to the course fee during the online checkout.  Some classes may have an additional book or material fee.
  • Attendance Policies and Procedures

    • Friday, July 3, 2020, Notre Dame will be observing Independence day and summer school will be closed.  There will be no classes or camps.
    • If any student in grades 5-12 is going to be absent from summer school a parent must contact the NDHS attendance office at (818) 933-3623 and leave a message. Alternatively, parents may email attendance@ndhs.org to report an absence from summer school.
    • When the student returns from being absent he/she should bring a letter from the parent and check in to the attendance office (located in the Holy Cross Center) to receive a readmit slip before returning to the classroom.
    • Once a course has started, the student only has 3 days to withdraw from the class, without a (W)ithdraw appearing on the transcript.  After 3 days, if a student withdraws from a class, a (W)ithdraw will be noted in his or her transcript.
    • Students who are tardy must check-in at the attendance office to receive a tardy slip.  Three tardies are equivalent to one absence. Excessive absences and/or tardies will result in a loss of credit.
    • Students may only miss one day of class to receive academic credit.  Refunds will not be given. Do not register for this class if you have conflicts that will affect attendance.
    • Students entering 5th-8th grade, who are enrolled in camps and enrichment courses, are encouraged to attend all days to take full advantage of their summer opportunities; however, attendance is more flexible at this grade level because none of the camps and courses are credit-bearing. In the event that your child is going to be absent due to a planned vacation please contact the instructor to discuss the situation. Please be advised, however, that we will not prorate tuition for camps and enrichment classes.
  • Grades, Grade Reporting, and Course Credit

    • No grades or course credit are awarded for camps or enrichment courses for a student entering grades 5-8.
    • Summer school grades for NDHS students will be posted online via the school’s Student Information System (SIS). NDHS summer school grades are included on the NDHS transcript and are calculated in the NDHS GPA.
    • Students enrolled in other high schools may request a final grade report by providing their summer school teacher with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. A copy of the official NDHS grade report will also be sent to the registrar at the student’s high school. Students enrolled in other high schools are encouraged to check with their high school counselor before enrolling in any NDHS course.
    • Semester-long courses receive 5 units of credit and yearlong courses receive 10 units of credit. Courses that are UC/CSU approved are indicated in the course description.
  • Transportation, Parking, Drop-off and Pick-up

    • The school bus service doesn’t operate during the summer months, so you may wish to arrange carpools or consider public transportation.
    • Student drivers must display a school-issued parking permit on their vehicle at all times. See one of the deans for a parking permit if you do not have one.
    • Parent and Student drivers must refrain from cell phone use during drop-off and pick-up unless they are parked. There are many small children on campus during the summer months and they have a tendency to run out into the parking lot without checking to see if it is safe to do so. Please drive slowly and remain vigilant.
    • Most parking spots on campus are assigned so please don’t pull into one even “just for a minute.” If you must park please ask the guard to direct you to a visitor spot.
    • Morning drop-off is very crowded so please give yourself ample time in the morning.
    • Drop-off in the Riverside lot provides a safe and supervised drop-off location for your student. Enter from Riverside Drive, pull up near the speed limit sign to let your student exit quickly and then proceed to Huston Street. Turn right onto Huston.
    • To drop-off on Riverside Drive, heading west, pull as far forward as possible. Do not block the entrance to the Riverside parking lot and do not stop on a red curb. Do not make a U-turn on Riverside.
    • The Woodman lot is very congested in the morning and drop-off is discouraged. However, drop-off is allowed along the red curb on the south side of the lot. Pull as far forward as you can and have your student exit the car quickly. Do not double park to drop-off.
    • If you drop-off along Huston, pull over to the curb, please do not block traffic. Do not make a left from Huston onto the Annex Road. Also, do not stop near the Riverside parking lot exit.
    • Do not drop off in the red bus zone on Woodman. We have been informed that citations will be issued in the amount of $255.
    • Please remind your students not to jaywalk. Students must use crosswalks.
    • Remember that curbs near driveways are painted red for a reason: no parking, please. A car parked too near a driveway completely blocks visibility. Help us be good neighbors to those who live near our campus.
  • Food Service

    • Please check back here regarding our summer lunch program.
    • No food or beverages are allowed in classrooms or school buildings.
    • No gum, and no tobacco products on or near campus.
  • Dress Code

    • Students are not required to wear uniforms but must dress modestly and exercise good judgment in choosing their attire. Shorts, t-shirts, sweats, and jeans are all acceptable.
    • Clothes should not be ripped, torn, excessively revealing, too tight, or sagging.
    • No tank tops, low cut t-shirts, bare midriffs, backless shirts, or strapless tops.
    • No clothing with inappropriate (i.e. alcohol or drug-related, gang-related, sexually explicit) messages, logos, phrases, etc. 
    • Shoes or sandals must be worn at all times.
    • No unusual hair color, body-piercings, tattoos. Boys must be clean-shaven.
  • What To Do In the Event of an Emergency During Summer School

    • If you have a family emergency during school hours, please call the main school number at (818) 933-3600 and listen for the prompt or stay on the line to speak with someone.
    • NDHS faculty and staff practice emergency preparedness drills every month. In the event of an emergency or disaster (i.e. earthquake or fire) we are responsible for the safety and security of students.
    • Students will only be released according to the instructions you have provided, and to the adults you have listed, on your Emergency/Medical Information Sheet.
    • Please make sure you review these instructions with your child prior to the first day of summer program.
    • During an emergency situation we must keep phone lines open to communicate with emergency and other governmental agencies so please do not contact the school. Stay by your phone and keep checking your email as we will try to contact you with an update as soon as we can. Please stay calm, be patient, and give us time to make sure that all students are safe and accounted for--that is our first priority.
    • If you are en route to campus during an emergency situation please park off campus and proceed to any of the gates adjacent to the football field. We will be setting up our command post to release students from the field unless authorities advise us at the time that it is unsafe to do so. No student will be released without the signature of an authorized adult!
  • Student Behavioral Expectations

    In order for a student to be successful at Notre Dame it is essential that a spirit of cooperation, trust, and support exist between the school and the parents. The registration of students in the Summer Knights program at Notre Dame High School is deemed to be an agreement on their part, and on the part of their parents or guardians, to comply fully with all policies, rules, and regulations of the school as outlined in the dress code policy and these expectations of student behavior.  Should a student or family find that they are unable to comply with school policies or expectations they will be required to withdraw their student from the summer program and any tuition or fees that have been paid will be subject to the refund policy as outlined above.

    Notre Dame expects our students to be young men and women of integrity, therefore the following behavior is grounds for immediate dismissal from the summer program:
    • Plagiarism, cheating, theft, profanity, dishonesty or rudeness to a faculty, staff member or other adult;
    • Misuse of technology, including downloading or distribution of hate literature or pornography;
    • Fighting, bullying, sexting, or harassment of any kind including online;
    • Possession or use of alcohol, drugs, or tobacco, including “vaping” products;
    • Possession or use of fireworks, firecrackers, weapons of any kind--including airsoft or bb guns on or near the campus;
    • Acts of vandalism (i.e. graffiti, writing on desks, tables, walls, etc.); fighting;
    • And any behavior that is inconsistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church or the Mission of Notre Dame High School.

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