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AP/Honors Summer Assignments

AP Chemistry

Enroll in Summer AP Chemistry in Google Classroom using the code bn6juyl to access summer review materials

ap u.s. history

  •          Watch student self-registration Tutorial Video if needed.
  •         We apologize for the problem with the Cengage link. While we wait for a resolution, please access chapters one and chapter two here to get started.
  •          Launch the “APUSH Summer Reading 2020” course. 
  •          Read Chapters 1-6 and complete this assignment over the summer (digital textbook access available until 7-31-2020).
  •          Email the librarian at  if you encounter problems or have questions.
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ap summer drawing

ap world history

AP World History: Modern Era 1200-2000 CE

Materials that will be used for the summer are available in the Google classroom. Please use the join code: yfqk3hb to join the class and gain access to the summer materials.

freshmen honors english

sophomore honors english

ap/honors english

Teachers in the Honors/AP program advocate year-round reading both for pleasure and for improvement of vocabulary, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. Voracious readers become top scholars. To this end, we urge students to read widely, both fiction and non-fiction. Many students choose to read all the selections on their Summer Reading lists.


Summer Before Grade Nine

Students are to read:

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (Required) and read at least one of the following:

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings—Maya Angelou
  • Bless Me Ultima—Rudolfo Anaya
  • China Boy—Gus Lee
  • Nectar in a Sieve—Kamala Markandaya
  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier—Ishmael Beah
  • The Kite Runner—Khaled Hosseini


Summer Before Grade Ten

Students are to read:

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini and at least one of the following:

  • The Hobbit by J.R. Tolkien*
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel*


Summer Before Grade Eleven (AP English III)

Students are to read either Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin or Walden – Henry David Thoreau and read and at least one of the following works:

  • Woman Warrior- Maxine Hong Kingston
  • House Made of Dawn- N. Scott Momaday
  • No No Boy- John Okada
  • Beloved- Toni Morrison
  • Days of Obligation: An Argument with my Mexican Father- Richard Rodriguez


Summer Before Grade Twelve (AP English IV)

Students are to read Hamlet-William Shakespeare and read at least one of the following works:

  • Daughter of Fortune--Isabel Allende
  • Pride and Prejudice--Jane Austen
  • Rebecca--Daphne du Maurier
  • A Passage to India--E.M. Forster
  • The Remains of the Day--Kazuo Ishiguro
  • The Joy Luck Club--Amy Tan