Summer Session 3 Starting Today!
Welcome to the Summer Bulletin, where we share news and announcements πŸ™‚
Ardent Summer Bulletin β˜€οΈ
Summer, Week 4, June 28-July 4, 2021
Summer Session 3 Courses Starting TODAY β˜€οΈ
Class reminders for our Session 3 courses starting this afternoon! We can't wait to "see" our students in the virtual classrooms. These two-week courses are ONLINE and INTERACTIVE, with recordings and office hours available.

Interested? It's not too late to join! Give our office a call at (949) 861-2211 with any questions. Hurryβ€”you definitely don't want to miss out!
Python Coding 2: Hands-On Projects
Grades 6-8
MON-FRI, June 28-July 9
2:30-5:30 PM PDT
Honors Physics: Sound & Optics
Grades 7-8
MON-FRI, June 28-July 9
2:30-5:30 PM PDT
Honors Chemistry
Grades 8-10
MON-FRI, June 28-July 9
2:00-4:00 PM PDT
AP Chemistry
Grades 9-11
MON-FRI, June 28-July 9
4:00-7:00 PM PDT
Bioinformatics
Grades 8-12
MON-FRI, June 28-July 9
5:30-8:30 PM PDT
Save the Date... Ardent Fall 2021 Session πŸ‚
We can't wait to welcome our students back to our Northwood Campus this Fall 2021! Additionally, we will continue to offer virtual classes in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM). Our course catalog will be shared soon.

Mark your calendars! πŸ—“
  • Pre-Fall 2021: August 16-September 5, 2021
  • Fall 2021: September 6-November 14, 2021
AP Course for Credit... Starting Now! πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ«
We are thrilled to announce that 9th-12th graders can now take AP classes through Ardent to earn course credit. Our classes have been certified through College Board and accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Upon full completion of the course, students will receive a transcript and be prepared to take the official AP exam. Courses are taught by top tier instructors who have many years of experience in their subject area and have been thoroughly vetted by Ardent. In addition, instructors and staff monitor each student’s progress and provide academic guidance to ensure that they are successful.
Learning is More Fun with Friends! πŸ‘₯
At Ardent Academy, we are proud to serve so many loyal families; whether you've been with us for years or just joined, you are a vital part of our thriving learning environment. The NEW Ardent Referral Program is a way to give back to you, and continue to grow our community! When your referral enrolls in their first Ardent course, you both will be gifted a $100 voucher! The more you share, the more you save β€” you receive a voucher for each referred family turned enrollment.

If you've loved any of our programs, refer friends and family to join Ardent Academy via SOLVE. It's easy: log into SOLVE and click on the "students" tab to get started.
Get 1-on-1 Help with Ivy+ Tutors πŸ“–
Catch up. Get ahead. Need 1-on-1 help in Math or Coding from Ivy+ tutors? Want individualized attention and to learn at your own pace? Ardent now offers private tutoring sessions open for immediate enrollment. Our tutors are highly qualified and experienced in their subject area. Students can choose sessions that meet four or eights time monthly at a time most convenient to them. Check out the subjects we offer below!
Ask Ardent How to Maximize Your Summer β˜€οΈ
We're here to help! Speak with a member of Ardent Care team for 20 minutes over Zoom to learn about Ardent's pathways for academic success and ask questions about our summer opportunities.
Student Spotlight: Katherine H. ⭐️
Congratulations to Katherine H, rising 10th grader at Woodbridge High School, Irvine, CA, for her National Honorable Mention and OC Winner Awards for the NCWIT Award for Aspiration in Computing. Also an Ardent Summer Research alumni, she placed 2nd and earned a special award at OCSEF. Katherine went on to compete in CSEF and further received an Honorable Mention.
Ardent College Counseling is now accepting students in grades 7-11. Join to receive clear guidance for STEM and Humanities pathways to college, help with your summer planning and program applications, help with choosing the right classes and activities, and professional editing for college applications and essays. Schedule your free 20-minute consultation and learn more about our services!
Want to Volunteer with STEAM for All?
Rising 8th-12th graders interested in volunteering with STEAM for All must complete the Youth Leadership Program (YLP), an online course which provides volunteer training. Following the completion of this online course, you will become an eligible STEAM for All volunteer and are encouraged to volunteer with the many community service opportunities that STEAM for ALL provides.

Volunteer opportunities will be sent out through Volunteer Newsletters. Only those who complete the Youth Leadership program will be have access to these!

The Youth Leadership Program will be held via a Canvas course. To access the Youth Leadership Program, please register here, using the following code: XHWR8P.
Free Virtual Spelling Bee for Gr 3-6 🐝
  • Who: Grades 3-6
  • Date: Saturday, July 3, 2021
  • Time: 2-3 PM PDT
  • Location: Online via Zoom

Join STEAM for All's this Super STEAM Saturday for a virtual Spelling Bee! Learn and practice spelling and vocabulary along with peers in a fun, competitive setting!
Check Out Our In-Person Summer Classes! πŸ‘‹
We are so grateful to our students, parents, instructors and staff for a return to our Northwood Campus. Select courses have returned to our physical classrooms, with safety protocols and social distancing in place. We can't wait to offer additional in-person courses this upcoming Fall 2021!
Our Northwood Campus is Open! 🏫
Visit us Monday-Saturday, 1-6 PM.
Our Northwood campus is now open with fully vaccinated staff. While we welcome those who wish to visit us in-person, we encourage parents with questions to save time and call the Ardent Care line at (949) 861-2211.
Happy 4th of July β€” Have a Fun, Safe Weekend! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ