Welcome to our NEW Summer Bulletin!
This is where we'll share news and announcements throughout the summer.
Ardent Summer Bulletin ☀️
Pre-Summer, Week 1, May 10-16, 2021
Ardent Academy is Accredited by WASC 🎉
We are excited to announce that the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) commissioners have granted Ardent Academy Initial Accreditation status, recognizing us as a fully accredited supplementary education program!

Thank you to the students and parents who spoke on behalf of Ardent, sharing their experiences with our programs and staff to the WASC committee. We are grateful to share this news as a validation of our excellence in education.
Pre-Summer Courses Start TODAY ☀️
Pre-Summer 2021 Session begins TODAY – there's still time to enroll! Our pre-summer courses are designed to add unique projects to students' creative and competitive portfolios.

Have you checked out these courses? 👀

Call: (949) 861-2211
Summer Session Early Bird Ends May 17 ⛱
Current and new students—join us for our new and exciting project-based summer programs. Our courses are designed to spark students' passions and add innovative, creative projects to their portfolios. All classes are offered LIVE and ONLINE, and RECORDINGS will be available for most.

Call: (949) 861-2211

Early Bird Promotion
The early bird gets the worm! All classes are discounted by $50 (currently reflected online) if you enroll before the deadline.

Learn More Promotion
Learn more and do more by taking multiple Pre-Summer & Summer Session courses. Save $50 per additional Pre-Summer course and $100 per additional Summer Session course enrolled per student.

Summer Sessions 1, 2, 3 & 6 promos end May 17, 2021 at 11:59 PM PDT.
Ask Ardent 📚 — Plan for a Productive Summer!
Need help finding the best summer programs for your child? Ask Ardent!

Speak with a member of Ardent Care team for 20 minutes to learn about Ardent's pathways for academic success. Find the right Ardent summer programs for your student!
Did You RSVP for this Sunday's Webinar Yet? ✅
Coding, Math, & Physics
Pathways to College
Presented by Dr. James Li,
Executive Director
Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Coding: 2:00-3:00 PM (PDT)
Math & Physics: 3:00-4:00 PM (PDT)
Location: Zoom
At this webinar, parents and students will learn:
  • About NEW Ardent 1-on-1 Coding programs
  • How to build personal coding projects with 1-on-1 Ardent tutors
  • How to prepare for upcoming changes in AMC 8/10/12 test dates
  • What makes physics a niche subject in college applications
  • Why coding, math, and physics experience makes students more attractive to colleges and future employers
Hear from Ardent College Counseling Seniors 🎓
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. Click on the video to listen to two successful seniors' experiences with Ardent Counseling!

Want to attend your dream college like Cynthia & Norman? Schedule your free 20-minute consultation and learn more about our services! Please click below to fill out a request form.
Last Week for Spring Office Hours ⏰
Some of our Spring 2021 Session courses are offering their final office hours this week. Please check with your instructor for times and Zoom IDs! Take advantage of this final opportunity for extra help.
Spring Course Access Closes on May 30th 🌸
This is a reminder that access to each Spring Session course materials will expire on May 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM. If students want to review lessons or assignments, please log into eLearning or Solve before the content expires!
Join Our Free Ardent Welcome this Friday 👩‍💻
Scan the QR code to join our WeChat group and receive a Zoom link.
  • Date: Fridays
  • English: 1-1:30 PM PDT
  • Chinese: 1:30-2 PM PDT

We invite all new and currently enrolled families to join our Ardent Welcome, which happens every Friday over Zoom!

At these free webinars, new families will:
  • Learn about free resources
  • Discover new summer programs
  • Meet the Ardent community
  • Explore opportunities
  • Ask Questions
RSVP for STEAM for All's Volunteer Fair 🎡
  • Who: Grades 8-12
  • Date: Saturday, June 5, 2021
  • Time: 2-3 PM PDT
  • Cost: Free!

You don't want to miss out on STEAM for All's 2021 Virtual Volunteer Fair! At this event, SfA will reveal their new 2021 Youth Leadership Program, showcase advice from SfA alumni, and celebrate PVSA Award winners! Students should attend to learn more about the organization and how to become a volunteer.
Visit Us at Northwood Campus!
We're open Monday-Sunday, 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. This is the first step in our gradual re-opening process.
Thank You for Another Great Year at Ardent ❤️
As our Spring 2021 Session comes to a close, we thank you, students and parents of the Ardent community, for your loyalty and support. We look forward to continuing upholding the values of our mission: serving you, supporting you, and improving future education.

We are excited to see you this summer!