Summer Learning Opportunities 2020-21

We are excited to be able to share with you the multiple opportunities available to students this summer! Outside of the Rising Freshman Program, registration for summer learning opportunities for 2020-2021 is closed. If you registered for a summer learning experience, you will receive confirmation of your attendance and further information regarding the details of the program. Note that some programs / times / locations had to be modified from original communication to accommodate student and staff numbers. Transportation will be provided to the Summer Academy, Summer Boot Camps, and many specialized courses. As part of the confirmation you will receive, your transportation details - if needed - will be provided. We’re looking forward to a great summer full of fun activities and learning opportunities!
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Grades K-4

Summer Academy

Dates: June 1st – June 18th, 8:30-11:45

Location: Tussing Elementary (GrK-3); Harmon Middle School (Gr4)

The Summer Academy is intervention programming for students in both ELA and math.  Students will participate in learning activities that address learning loss and target students’ specific skill gaps.  This camp is by invitation only.  

 

Summer Boot Camp

Dates: June 1st – June 18th, 8:30-11:45

Location: Tussing Elementary (GrK-3); Harmon Middle School (Gr4)

The Summer Boot Camp will offer students the ability to review the essential understandings and priority standards in ELA and math.  Students will participate in learning activities that highlight the content necessary to be successful in the next sequence of instruction.  This camp is open to any student.

Interest Based Camps

PLSD Summer Interest Based Camps are an opportunity for teachers to work with students to get creative and have fun!  One-week or multi-week camps will focus on authentic learning experiences and performance based tasks.  Students will engage in solving real-world problems or coming up with solutions to complex questions.  As a result, students will develop deep content knowledge as well as critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills.

Interest based camp locations will be determined and communicated by the instructor.  Availability is based on a first come; first served basis, as some sessions have limited seating.

No transportation will be provided.

Grade 3 ELA Bridge

Dates: June 1st – June 18th, 8:30-11:45

Location: Tussing Elementary (GrK-3)

The Grade 3 ELA Bridge is intervention programming for third grade students who have not met the promotion criteria for reading.  Students will participate in learning activities that target specific skill gaps in reading.  This camp is by invitation only.

Grades 5-8

Summer Academy

Dates: June 7th – July 2nd, 8:30-11:45

Location: Harmon Middle School (Gr5-6); PHSC/PHSN (Gr7-8)

The Summer Academy is intervention programming for students in both ELA and/or math.  Students will participate in learning activities that address learning loss and target students’ specific skill gaps.  This camp is by invitation only. 

Summer Boot Camp

Dates: June 1st – June 11th & June 14-June 25th, 8:30-11:45

Location: Harmon Middle School (Gr5-6); PHSC/PHSN (Gr7-8)

The Summer Boot Camp will offer students the ability to review the essential understandings and priority standards in ELA, math and/or science.  Students will participate in learning activities that highlight the content necessary to be successful in the next sequence of instruction.  This camp is open to any student.  Camps run two-weeks; students may participate in up to 2 sessions.

Interest Based Camps

PLSD Summer Interest Based Camps are an opportunity for teachers to work with students to get creative and have fun!  One-week or multi-week camps will focus on authentic learning experiences and performance based tasks.  Students will engage in solving real-world problems or coming up with solutions to complex questions.  As a result, students will develop deep content knowledge as well as critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills.

Interest based camp locations will be determined and communicated by the instructor.  Availability is based on a first come; first served basis, as some sessions have limited seating.

No transportation will be provided.

Junior High Integrated Science Bridge

Dates: June 7th – June 25th, 8:30-11:45

Location: PHSC/PHSN (Gr7-8)

The Junior High Integrated Science Bridge is a session tailored to VLA students who were not able to take Advanced Science 7/8.  Students will participate in learning experiences that prepare them to take Integrated Science in Grade 8.  This camp is by invitation only.

Junior High Algebra I Bridge

Dates: June 1st – June 18th, 8:30-11:45

Location: PHSC/PHSN (Gr7-8)

The Junior High Algebra I Bridge is a session tailored to VLA students who were not able to take Advanced Math 7/8.  Students will participate in learning experiences that prepare them to take Algebra I in Grade 8.  This camp is by invitation only.

Grades 9-12

Summer Academy

Dates: June 1st – July 2nd, 9:00-12:00

Location: PHSC/PHSN

The Summer Academy is for students who need to re-take a previously failed course.  This program is designed as a traditional credit recovery option.  Students will participate in learning activities through Apex software and teacher developed lessons.  Course offerings include Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Math 4, ELA 9-12, Integrated Science and Biology.  This camp is by invitation only. 

Summer Boot Camp

Dates: June 7th – July 2nd, 9:00-12:00

Location: PHSC/PHSN

The Summer Boot Camp will offer students the ability to review the essential understandings and priority standards from a course taken in 2020-2021.  Students will participate in learning activities that highlight the content necessary to be successful in the next sequence of instruction.  Course offerings include Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, ELA 9, ELA 10, Integrated Science, Biology, and Chemistry.  This camp is open to any student.  Camps run two-weeks; students may participate in up to 2 sessions.

Interest Based Camps

PLSD Summer Interest Based Camps are an opportunity for teachers to work with students to get creative and have fun!  One-week or multi-week camps will focus on authentic learning experiences and performance based tasks.  Students will engage in solving real-world problems or coming up with solutions to complex questions.  As a result, students will develop deep content knowledge as well as critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills.

Interest based camp locations will be determined and communicated by the instructor.  Availability is based on a first come; first served basis, as some sessions have limited seating.

No transportation will be provided.

Ohio State Test (OST) Intervention

Dates: June 28th – July 9th; Testing Window July 12 – July 23

Location: PHSC/PHSN

Ohio State Test Intervention is for students retaking Algebra I and/or ELA II Ohio State Tests.  Students will participate in targeted intervention test taking strategies.  This camp is by invitation only.

Rising Freshman

Dates: July 19th – August 6th

Location: PHSC/PHSN

Rising Freshman is math intervention programming for incoming high school freshmen.  The program is designed to build student confidence in math abilities.  Students will participate in learning activities that address learning loss and target students’ specific skill gaps.  This camp is by invitation only.

PE - New Credit 

PE – New Credit 

Dates: May 26th – June 9th

Location: Lakeview JHS

PE for new credit is for incoming Grade 8 students who have completed junior high school physical education as well as for students in Grades 9-12.  Transportation is not provided for this course, and the fee to participate is $175.  This session is open to any student entering 8th grade or above.