Lyceum

For Porter-Gaud students, The Lyceum offers tutoring and enrichment both during the day and after school. Housed in the Middle School library, The Lyceum creates an environment perfect for reinforcement of classroom learning, help with homework, a writing center, and PSAT / SAT / ACT / TOEFL Prep.

The Lyceum is now offering their services to all students in the greater Charleston area, both at the Porter-Gaud campus from 3:15-5:30 pm and at the O'Quinn School in Mount Pleasant from 4:00-6:00 p.m.


SCHOOL YEAR TUTORING SERVICES

One-to-one, 60.00/sessions are offered during study hall or after school for P-G students. Subjects include the following:

Reading, including Orton-Gillingham method; writing and grammar; SAT/ACT Prep; Math (6th Grade-Calculus BC); Science; History; French; Spanish; Chinese; Latin, Math and Writing Enrichment

SAT PREP

$50/session for individual tutoring in PSAT and SAT reading, writing and math; ACT reading, writing, math and science.

EXAM PREPARATION

The Lyceum will again offer exam preparation help on the evenings and weekend(s) before exams. We will extend our regular hours during the week leading up to the first exam and maintain extended hours through the last exam.

All exam prep sessions are billed at $60.00 and are individual sessions unless you request a group session. Group sessions are $35/student for two students; $25/student for three. We provide students with the study guides from their teachers, flashcards, study schedule calendars, study tips, and snacks and drinks.

ENRICHMENT CLASSES

We offer enrichment classes in math, writing, Chinese, and Spanish after school.

DROP-IN HELP for Math and English
Drop-in help (short clarification) for Math and English is available during study hall at no charge.

SUMMER TUTORING HOURS

We will also be open throughout the summer for summer packet work, enrichment, test prep, and reinforcement of skills. Tutors and teachers will be available to work with your child on math, reading (including Orton-Gillingham), writing, history, science, French, Spanish, Latin, and Chinese, in all levels ranging from 1st grade to AP. Summer hours will be from 9:00-12:00, Monday through Thursday.

Please contact Deborah Reinhold at dreinhold@portergaud.edu or 843-402-4691 to arrange tutoring or exam prep.


Please contact the Lyceum at 843.402.4691 or lyceum@portergaud.edu with any questions or to reserve a time.

Lyceum Tutors

Mike Bedard: Retired GE chemical engineer; BS Chemical Engineering from Northeastern; experienced math, physics, and chemistry tutor, 18 years; math enrichment

Evan Bailey: College of Charleston Honors College graduate, Presidential Scholar all four years; member of the Cougar varsity basketball team; major in Chemistry; available to tutor math or science,

Susan Brown: Academic coach with teaching and tutoring experience and a degree in education from University of Connecticut; Lower, Middle, and Upper School academic coaching

Marley Drayton: Retired PG Lower School teacher and counselor, 45 years’ experience; BA, MEd Elementary Education, Converse College and University of South Carolina; academic coaching; history, English, science tutoring for Lower School and Middle School

Alexis Eiland: Experienced upper level math tutor and teacher; instructor at Trident Tech; Middle School and Upper School math through FST

Lou Evans: Retired PG Lower School teacher with 30 years’ experience; Lower and middle school math through 6th, and all subjects in lower school

Jenny Pringle: Reading specialist with a Masters in English and several years’ experience teaching, using Orton-Gillingham; O-G trained at Trident Academy; English instructor at the College of Charleston; English, History, O-G, academic coaching;

Eleanor Hurtes: Retired PG Lower School teacher with thirty-five years of teaching experience; MEd from the Citadel; former Director of the Lyceum; former Admissions Director; all Lower School subjects and Middle School English, reading, history, and math through 6th

Callie Rhodin: College of Charleston graduate, 2017; Middle School academic coaching

Angela McSwain: Math and biology tutor with twenty years of teaching and tutoring experience; all Middle School and Upper School math, through FST; and biology; Assistant Director of the Lyceum

David Rieder: Duke (2015) and Porter-Gaud graduate (2011); professional writer for Swimming World; available to tutor English, History, and math.

Susie Rieder: Retired Porter-Gaud Middle School math teacher; available to tutor math on Tuesdays

Chelsea Sealy: Former Porter-Gaud Latin teacher; available on Mondays and Tuesdays for Latin

Melissa Slayton: PG Class of 2009 graduate; English degree from Warren Wilson; eight years’ experience tutoring; O-G training, fall of 2017; Middle and Upper School history, English, and French

Travis Smith—PG and Presbyterian College graduate; three years’ experience tutoring; all Middle School and Upper School academic coaching; all Middle School subjects, most Upper School subjects (available for exam prep only)

Trevor Stubbs: College of Charleston Honors College graduate; French, science, especially biology and chemistry tutoring and math tutoring through FST. (Available on Tuesdays mid-fall)

Faculty Tutors-- after school

Stephen Barnes, Spanish

Walker Bruce, Chemistry

Meagan Collins, Physics

Christianne Gates, History

Emma Greenwell, French

Aaron Lehman, English

Judy Lycke, Biology

Natanya Miller, Lower School Reading, Math

Peyton Sasnett, Science

Jane Settle, Life Science

Gretchen Tate, Biology and Chemistry