Study Skills Grades 8-12 - Kolbe Academy

Study Skills Grades 8-12

Moving from learning at home to an online school can be challenging.  We can help you transition into Kolbe’s online program with ease!  

Come learn how to read and understand your course material, take notes, manage your time, study for tests, and write a basic essay while you practice using Kolbe’s online “tools.”  This introduction will help you get ready for all of your Kolbe courses so that you won’t feel overwhelmed in the fall!  If you’re a Kolbe Online veteran transitioning from part-time to full-time, or moving from junior high to high school, you will still learn a lot from this class, and have some fun doing it!

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Class 1: Introduction to Going to School Online (Includes Mastering Adobe Connect, Schoology, and other Technology)
  • Class 2: Note-Taking
  • Class 3: Critical Thinking Skills
  • Class 4: Writing an Essay
  • Class 5: Studying for a Test
  • Class 6: Time Management
  • Class 7:  TBD
  • No class on July 4

This class is considered a…


Our Study Skills mini-workshops meet 6 times over the summer.  This class may require a little outside reading and work, but most of the material is practiced within the workshop.  Mini-workshop classes are Pass/Fail and are added to a student’s transcript/report card only by request of the parent after the class is complete using this form. Mini-workshops will receive 1.25 credits and will receive the OS (Kolbe Summer Course) designation on the Kolbe transcript. Junior High students taking this class can have it listed on their grade report if requested by the parent.  Mini-workshop classes are not limited to the typical 20 student maximum enrollment.   

  • All materials are provided by the instructor.

Course Details:

Section Number


Course Title

Study Skills 


Mrs. Anne Angstenberger

Grade Level 

Entering Grades 8-12

  Live Class Meets  

Twice per Week


 June 23rd- July 16th


Tuesdays & Thursdays

Class Period



7:00-7:50 AM (Pacific)

10:00-10:50 AM (Eastern)



Course Type



1.25 (Academic Elective) 

Transcript Designation

 Kolbe Summer Course (OS)


*Mini-workshop classes are Pass/Fail and are added 

to a student’s transcript/report card only by request of 

the parent after the class is complete using this form.