Summer School 2016

2016 Summer School

The Francis Howell School District Summer School Programs include students in grades K to 12. We have both remedial and enrichment classes and there is no cost to attend our programs. We do collect attendance of the student, which is how the district receives funds to make it possible to offer these programs.

Elementary School Assistance
Students attending this program have been invited based on reading criteria. The program focuses on improving the reading ability of students in a small class grouping of students with similar reading levels.

Important information:
Location: Independence Elementary
Program Dates: June 6 – 24, 2016
Program Times: 9:15 am - 3:45 pm

Summer School Office: 636-851-6281

Middle School Math/Reading Assistance
This program is a complete revision from previous summer school programming. The focus of the program is to work with students in need of reading and/or math skills using the programs READ 180 and MATH 180. Electives will be a part of the middle school assistance program this summer as well.  Students enrolled in the middle school program can have the options to select a middle school level elective course.

Also worth noting is that students in middle school whose selection of electives during the school year is limited due to their schedule will have an opportunity to enroll in an elective class during the summer program.

Important information:
Location: Bryan Middle School
Program Dates: June 6 – July 22, 2016
Program times: 9:15 am - 3:45 pm
No school the week of July 4 - 8, 2016
Return on July 11, 2016 and end on July 22, 2016
Summer School Office: 636-851-5678

High School 2016 Summer School is located at Francis Howell High School, 7001 S. Highway 94, St. Charles, MO 63304. To contact the school during summer school hours, please call 636-851-4700 and select Option 2.

High School Credit Recovery
This program assists students in recovering credits needed to graduate. There are two sessions and students can earn 1.0 credits on courses already taken where no credit was earned. Session 1 is held June 6 – 17, 2016 and Session 2 is June 20 – July 1, 2016. Classes will be held at Francis Howell High School and transportation is provided if requested at the time of enrollment. 

High School Credit Advancement
This summer programming allows students who have completed grades 8 – 12 the opportunity to earn 0.5 or 1.0 credits towards graduation requirements. Courses this summer will include 2 online courses, Health and Personal Finance. Classes will be held at Francis Howell High School. Students can sign up for an AM session and/or a PM session. Dates for the program are June 6 – July 1, 2016.

Click here for the High School Summer Academy Handbook

Elementary STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math) Camps

Emails have been sent on May 23, 2016, to all parents of students enrolled in the STEAM summer program. If you feel you should have received an email, please contact Karla at 636-851-4012.

Our STEAM programs are 4-days each and starts each day with work on robotics. Students who have just finished 2nd grade will be using Lego WeDo 2.0 robotic kits. Students who have just finished 3rd grade will be in the Lego NXT Mindstorm kits and students who just finished 4th and 5th grade are working in the Lego EV3 robotic kits. 

Program Times, Dates, and Locations
Times for the STEAM program: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
June 6 - 9, 2016 - Warren Elementary
June 13 - 16, 2016 - Warren Elementary
June 20 - 23, 2016 - Warren Elementary
June 27 - 30, 2016 - Harvest Ridge Elementary
July 11 - 14, 2016 - Harvest Ridge Elementary
July 18 - 21, 2016 - Harvest Ridge Elementary

Middle School STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) Program
Times for the STEM program: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
June 13 - 17, 2016 - Hollenbeck Middle School
June 20 - 24, 2016 - Hollenbeck Middle School

App Camp (Mobile Application Camp)
Students will learn how to create and market a mobile app.
Times for the APP program: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
July 11 -15, 2016
July 18 - 22, 2016
Location: Francis Howell Middle School

Middle School Summer Success Class: July 11 - 22, 2016
This is the third year for this program. Middle school students get to high school and some have a difficult time. Using a students’ history of attendance, grades and discipline, identified students will be invited to attend a 10-day session held close to the beginning of the new school year.  The focus of the program will be to provide students a head start on the upcoming school year. Topics covered in this program include how to prepare for the pace of high school, getting involved in extra-curricular activities, and how to avoid the pitfalls that many freshmen experience during their weeks of high school.

The Summer Success Class will run for 10 days. There is no cost to the student and transportation will be provided within district boundaries if requested at the time of enrollment.

District Summer School Programming contact info: email the summer school department or call Karla at 636-851-4012. If she cannot answer, please leave a message and calls will be returned as soon as possible.

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