Academics
Middle School | Grades 7 & 8
Programs
Summer Studies

Study Skills

Sierra Canyon School offers a summer Study Skills class to all entering 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students to prepare for the transition to the Upper Campus and Sierra Canyon’s challenging curriculum.

Date & Time:
  • 7th Grade: July 24th – July 28th NO SPOTS AVAILABLE
  • 8th Grade: July 31st – August 4th
  • 9th Grade: August 7th – August 11th
  • NEWLY ADDED - 7th Grade: August 14th – August 18th 
  • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. each day
 
Course Cost:
$200.00 
 

Register at this link.

This course is designed to focus on the basic study skills required throughout the Sierra Canyon curriculum, but most specifically in History and English. This class introduces, reinforces, and helps develop the necessary skills students are expected to have entering the Secondary School Program at Sierra Canyon School. These skills include:
 
  • Time Management
  • Executive Functioning Skills and Techniques
  • Study Strategies for Tests and Quizzes
  • Managing Calendars and the School Planner
  • Setting Up and Maintaining a Notebook
  • Note-taking and Flash Cards
  • Outlining and Clustering
  • Annotating and Marginal Notes
  • Vocabulary Building
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tom Keller at tkeller@sierracanyonschool.org or at (818) 882-8121, ext 372.
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Sierra Canyon School is a private, independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12 located in Chatsworth, California. The highly cosmopolitan campus community is reflective of the Greater Los Angeles area and the world at large. Students are empowered to realize their greatest creative, ethical, intellectual and physical promise through small class sizes, a diverse student-teacher culture and a family-like environment.