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This 4-day course is designed for incoming Kennedy Catholic High School 9th grade students. With students joining us from different schools, backgrounds, and life experiences, this one-week program provides navigational and transitional assistance to Kennedy Catholic. This course will support students in their adjustment to high school – both academically and socially.


Day 1: Course Overview and Introductions

  • Community Building
  • High School 101
  • Gratitude and Affirmations
  • Journaling

Day 3: Academic Skills

  • Notetaking
  • Study Habits
  • Digital Etiquette
  • Preparing for College

Day 2: Social Skills

  • School Tour 2.0
  • What's my Identity? Activity
  • Social Skills
  • Effective Communication & Healthy Discourse

Day 4: Life Skills

  • Kennedy Catholic Involvement
  • Finding Affinity
  • Current Student Panel
  • Mantras Exercise

*schedule sample subject to change


Register now!*


 *must be an enrolled, incoming freshman to participate.