Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
Summer 2024

Summer Assignments

Requirements

Attention all Christopher Columbus High School students and future Explorers! Get ready for an exciting and productive summer with our tailored Summer Assignments. Designed to align with your class schedule and academic path, these assignments will enhance your subject knowledge and prepare you for the challenges of the upcoming fall semester.

To access your specific assignments, please check your class schedule and download the corresponding PDFs from our school website. Our faculty members have curated these assignments to cover Math, English, Science, Social Studies, and World Languages. We've struck a balance between intellectual stimulation and ample time for relaxation, allowing you to enjoy your summer while engaging in meaningful academic pursuits.

Remember to plan your time effectively and submit your completed assignments on the first day of class in August.

Ministry Summer Services

As part of your summer preparations for coming to Christopher Columbus High School as an incoming 9th grader…returning student or as a transfer …the CAMPUS MINISTRY program would want you to reflect on the following.
  • We hope that you would go to Sunday mass as a Catholic…for those who are Christian (non-Catholic) and all others should follow the religious practice of their tradition.
  • Know that at Columbus as a Catholic/Marist school you will take Theology (religious education) for all four years.
  • You will be invited to attend a retreat each year you are at Columbus (Kerygma…Men for God…Encounter)
  • You are most welcome to join Campus Ministry and become a leader on retreats both for CCHS and for 8th grade experiences.
  • You ARE INVITED to be part of MARIST YOUTH…it meets every Tuesday evening 7:00 – 8:30 pm in the Columbus Chapel.
Over the summer please reflect on your “spiritual life” as part of your TOTAL Columbus/Marist Experience…ADELANTE

English Assignments

List of 4 items.

  • Incoming Freshmen (Class of 2028)

    College Prep (0100) & Accelerated (0110): The Five People You Meet in Heaven [Albom]

    Honors (0120):
    A Separate Peace [Knowles]

    Students will be assessed on the novel upon their return to school in August. If you have any questions, please email jgonzalez-rojas@columbushs.com.
  • Incoming Sophomore (by Course)

    College Prep (0220): The Alchemist [Coelho]

    Accelerated (0210):
    The Alchemist [Coelho]

    Honors (0200): How to Read Literature like a Professor [Foster 9780062301673

    Students will be assessed on the novel upon their return to school in August. If you have any questions, please email jgonzalez-rojas@columbushs.com.
  • Incoming Juniors (by Course)

    College Prep (0330): How to Read Literature like a Professor [Foster 9780062301673]  

    Accelerated CP (0320):
    How to Read Literature like a Professor [Foster 9780062301673] 

    Honors (0310): How to Read Literature like a Professor [Foster 9780062301673

    AP English Lang. (0300):
    Thank You for Arguing [9780307341440, Heinrichs] and Language in Thought and Action 5th ed. [9780156482400, Hayakawa]

    Students will be assessed on the novel upon their return to school in August. If you have any questions, please email jgonzalez-rojas@columbushs.com.
  • Incoming Seniors (by Course)

    College Prep (0430): Hound of the Baskervilles [A. C. Doyle] 

    Accelerated (0420):
    Shoe Dog [P. Knight] 

    Honors (0410):
    1984 [Orwell]

    AP English Lit. (0400):
    1984 [Orwell]

    Students will be assessed on the novel upon their return to school in August. If you have any questions, please email jgonzalez-rojas@columbushs.com.






Email macevedo@columbushs.com with any questions
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Brotherhood, Faith, and Scholarship define the Marist Brothers Catholic education at Christopher Columbus High School.  By making Jesus Christ known and loved and creating an inspiring academic and extracurricular environment, we prepare young men for higher learning and a life-long commitment to leadership and service through Gospel and Marist values.

Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.