Intro to Microsoft Office Suite

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (all 2016), as well as an overview of some of the other (free) Microsoft tools available (OneNote, MIX, etc.). 

Course Description

The class will be geared toward equipping students with the tools they need to succeed in using Microsoft programs to prepare coursework at the secondary and, if applicable, university levels. No text book is required for this course (though, obviously, Microsoft Office 2016 (available for free through Kolbe) is required). No prerequisite courses are required, though students should have at least a basic exposure to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

Course Texts
  • All materials provided by the instructor.
Course Expectations

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.   

Course Details:

Section Number


Course Title

Intro to Microsoft Office Suite


Mrs. Sarah Bjorgaard

Grade Level 

Junior High and High School 

  Live Class Meets  

Twice per week


 June 27 - July 20


Tuesdays & Thursdays

Class Period



8:00 - 8:50 AM PST

11:00 - 11:50 AM EST



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.