BALTIMORE - Students in Mr. Anderson's Art Class are working on projects with clay. They are showing off their artistic style and creation.
James Hemker has attended Gilman Summer Session in the past. He had so much fun that he returned for another summer session.
"I like how there is more independence rather than being in class. It gives us a much longer time. We are here for two and a half hours as opposed to 40 minutes so it gives us more time to have more fun," said James Hemker, student.
This clay course is designed to teach students about hand building techniques. The summer session is not only about art.
Students also take advantage of academic courses. In a Geometry class students are working on circles and properties for a group assignment.
Gilman Summer Session offers enrichment and academic courses for students in Kindergarten to 12th grade.
"I hope they had fun while they were learning something new and being challenged to see what their limits are and their ability. I would say the academic programs help the student be prepared for their next school year," said Maryann Wegloski, Director Gilman Summer Session.
During the school year, Gilman School is all boys, but during the summer months young ladies take advantage of education opportunities at the North Baltimore campus.
Students enjoy everything from Stem Courses, Art Programs, Math and SAT Prep courses. Ginney O'Connell decided to take a summer school course to get ahead.
"I like my class. I like my teacher. It's a lot of information in one day, but the thing is its only a two hour class. I can go home and I can have all the time to study and do everything," said Ginney O'Connell, a tenth grader.
The Gilman Summer Session courses run anywhere from one to six weeks depending on which class students take.
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