Reinforce important reading, writing, and math strategies, and develop the study and time management skills you’ll need this fall. Gear Up classes are for students who plan to take multiple AP courses; concerned about the workload; or need help building their skills.
All courses taught by AP-certified Staples High School teachers. Courses are not for credit; there will be no grades. Bring a laptop and login for school or personal (if out of district) Gmail account.
Special note for Gear Up for AP Social Studies: This class is appropriate for students taking any AP Social Studies class in the fall. The instructor will get in touch with you to see which class you will be taking.
Special notes regarding Gear Up for AP Calculus: Students must be entering 11–12 and have completed Precalculus. This course will be an extensive review of the essentials of algebra and precalculus to help prepare you to function your best as you head into calculus. Though the course is designed to prepare students for AP Calculus, the content applies to students entering any level of calculus.