Required English Department Summer Reading

Every Brebeuf student is expected to complete the summer assignment linked below that corresponds with his/her upcoming class selection by the first day of school, August 10, 2022.  

All teachers will be assessing students within the first few days of class over their reading. Assessments may include, but are not limited to, essays, objective tests, written analyses, etc.

Questions?  Contact Sarah O’Keefe (department chair) at sokeefe@brebeuf.org.


Band and Orchestra

Optional Band and Orchestra Summer Homework Practice

All band and orchestra students are encouraged to practice throughout the summer and familiarize themselves with the music, part assignments, and recordings in preparation for the beginning of the year. This is not required summer homework, but by practicing and reviewing this music, it will help everyone to hit the ground running in the fall. Mr. Lee will be providing hard copies of all materials on the first day of class, so you do not need to print any of the provided resources.

Click here for the Optional Band and Orchestra Summer Homework, which includes a folder of information by class. Additionally, you may review the 2022-2023 Band and Orchestra Handbook.

If you have any further questions, please contact Brandon Lee, Director of Bands and Orchestras, at blee@brebeuf.org.


AP Physics 1 – Rott

Linked below, students will find the document that contains the study materials and course work, needed to be completed this summer. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Rott directly at jrott@brebeuf.org. 

Click here for the Study Materials and Course Work


AP US History – Lo and Tague

The College Board has divided American history into nine historical periods, and your APUSH summer assignment covers the first of those historical periods, the years 1491-1607, and begins the second of those historical periods. 

The assignment is pretty straightforward: complete the Period One reading packet, take four quizzes over the Period One reading packet, and complete the Period Two: European Colonization reading packet. The readings must be completed, and the quizzes taken and submitted by 7:00 pm on Tuesday, August 9.

Period One – Step-by-Step Student Guide

Period One – Reading Packet

Period Two – Reading Packet


AP Bio

The AP Biology summer assignment is a mixture of reviewing material from biology and chemistry, learning about the format of the AP biology exam, and introducing the beginning of the curriculum.  Students enrolled in the course should be receiving an email from Ms. Sutton, which provides a link to join the Google Classroom for this assignment.  All parts of the assignment will be posted there and students are expected to submit their work digitally there as well.  Please let Ms. Sutton know if you have any questions (jsutton@brebeuf.org).

Click here for the AP Bio Summer Assignment


AP Chemistry – Esteb

Linked below, students will find the document that contains the study materials and course work, needed to be completed this summer. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Esteb directly at resteb@brebeuf.org

Click here for the AP CHEMISTRY summer assignment 


Algebra II-Honors 

A summer review packet will be communicated directly from the classroom teacher.  Enrolled students should expect email communication from their assigned teacher after class schedules are released in July.


Choir Summer Homework Practice

All choir students are encouraged to practice throughout the summer and familiarize themselves with the music, part assignments, and recordings in preparation for the Tippel will be providing hard copies of all materials on the first day of class, so you do not need to print any of the provided resources.

Click here for the Brebeuf Choirs Summer Homework, which includes a folder of information by class. Additionally, please review the included 2022-2023 Choral Handbook.

If you have any further questions, please contact Mr. Tippel, Director of Choirs and General Music at mtippel@brebeuf.org