First of all, it's been so great to have you in my class
I hope you learned a lot.
You all have tremendous ability, and I look forward to your successes in all that you do.
I wish you the best.
Take time to organize your notes from your classes.
You might need to use or review them later, so keeping them together might be a good idea.
Plan for next year
Now is the best time to write down the lessons you learned this year to prepare you for next year.
Think about the colleges you might want to go to.
If you’re an entering senior, start working on college applications.
Connect with teachers to ask for advice on college recommendations.
Participate in specialized high school programs
Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Summer Programs offer opportunities for acceleration, enrichment, intervention, credit recovery or original credit.
These programs will be offered at no cost, either in-person, virtually or hybrid.
Review the available options and learn how to participate.
Prince George's Community College
Gain college experience before your high school graduation.
Get a sneak peek at what college life is really about, both academically and socially, and save money by taking classes here.
We can connect you with college classes or associate degree programs geared toward specific careers.
SUMMER CAMPS and VOLUNTEERING
Volunteer in your community
Volunteer visiting residents at a nursing home.
Activities that will make admission to college easier
Plan activities that will make admission to college easier
Start a business
Attend college programs for high school students
Spend the summer abroad
Get a local job
Help out a nonprofit
Work at a summer camp
Make college connections
Create an online presence
Classes and Internships
Learn programming or study STEM topics
Take a free online class
freecodecamp.org (an incredible free resource)
code.org (Computer Science lessons for K5 up to 12)
Open Learning Initiative (some are free, others charge a nominal amount)
Camp Khan - a 30 day math prep for your next Grade level in July (3rd Grade up to Calculus)
Modern States (Freshman year is free)
Online courses that charge a fee and/or offer a free trial
Participate in visual arts classes or camps
Be an entrepreneur
Ask friends, family, and neighbors if the have any work for you, such as babysitting or lawn-mowing
Help out at home
Cut the grass
do the dishes
clean your room
make your bed each day
help with washing and folding the clothes
clean out the refrigerator
take the trash out
vacuum the floors
and most importantly, help your parents and/or guardians with whatever they may need
HINT: Offer your help
Take care of yourself
Get enough sleep
Find out what foods are good for you, and eat right
Learn a new skill
Study a foreign language
Learn sign language
Take dancing lessons
Join a sports team
Learn how to cook or bake
Start a garden
Learn self defense
Learn how to swim
Take a class in CPR or First Aid