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Summer Reads for Upper School 2022

Click on a department name to learn of their requirements.

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade


9th Grade:

  • Sugar Changed the World, by Marc Aranson & Marina Budhos

10th  Grade:

  • Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter, by J. Nozipo Maraire.

11th  Grade, US History:

  • Stamped -- Racism, antiracism, and you by Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi

11th  Grade, Honors US History:

  • Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

It is expected that students in the following math courses will do the following work over the summer.

Honors Math 1 —  Complete the summer packet with answers available. Contact Ms. Davis with questions.

Honors Math 2 — HM2 has an online WebAssign summer assignment that will be emailed to enrolled students in June. Contact Mr. Bourbeau

Calculus AB — AP Calculus AB has an online Delta Math summer assignment that will be emailed to enrolled students in June. Contact Ms. Collard.

Calculus BC — Please study the Quizlet set called "AB Review (Walsh)" and complete all of the Delta Math assignments. You will have a quiz on the AB flashcards in the first week of school. Contact Ms. Walsh for more information.

All other math classes: no summer work.

AP Spanish  Summer Reading 2023-24. Refer to AP Spanish Google Classroom page. Contact Profe Vasquez with any questions.   

All other language classes: no summer work.

Honors Chemistry — Read the following introduction and then review the worksheets and answers provided.

AP Chemistry  Review and skills assignments will be posted on AP Chemistry Google Classroom.  If you have not received an invitation to Google Classroom by June 15, please contact Ms. Perkins.

Honors Physics  Honors Physics has a summer assignment that will be delivered to enrolled students by Ms. Kjonaas via email at the end of May. 

AP Biology Refer to AP Biology Course Classroom Page. Link sent by email in June. Contact Mr. Wemple for assistance 

All other science classes: no summer work.

Summer is a great time to catch up on all those books you've been meaning to read!

This guide not only lets you know the required titles for History and English 9th through 12th grades, but also includes summer work for other departments and other lists and titles to explore anytime.

Required 2023 Summer Reading