Summer School 2015

Summer School Contact Information

Elementary Summer Reading Assistance
Summer Phone: 636-851-5577
Hours: 9:15 am – 3:45 pm
Dates: June 8 – June 26, 2015

Middle School Reading Assistance
Summer Phone: 636-851-4600
Hours: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Dates: June 8 – June 26, 2015

Middle School Credit Recovery
Summer Phone: 636-851-4600
Hours: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Math – June 15 – 19, 2015
English Language Arts – June 22 – 26, 2015
Science/Social Studies – June 29 – July 3, 2015

High School Credit Advancement and Credit Recovery
Summer Phone: 636-851-4600
Hours for Credit Recovery: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Dates for Credit Recovery Session 1: June 8 – June 19, 2015
Dates for Credit Recovery Session 2: June 22 – July 3, 2015
Hours for Credit Advancement: AM Session 8:00 am – 11:00 am, PM Session 11:30 – 2:30
Dates for Credit Advancement: June 8 – July 3, 2015

Early Warning System (EWS) Summer Success Class
Summer Phone: 636-851-4012
Hours: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Dates: July 13 – 24, 2015

Elementary STEAM
Summer Phone: 636-851-4012
Hours: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Dates and Location:
Week #1 – June 22 – 25, 2015 at Warren Elementary
Week #2 – July 6 – 9, 2015 at Warren Elementary
Week #3 – July 13 – 16, 2015 at Castlio Elementary
Week #4 – July 20 – 23, 2015 at Castlio Elementary

Middle School STEM
Summer Phone: 636-851-4012
Hours: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Dates and Location:
FHHS, FHC, and FHN – PLTW Engineering Labs
Week #1 – June 15 – 19, 2015
Week #2 – June 22 – 26, 2015

Middle School APP Development Program
Summer Phone: 636-851-4012
Hours: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Dates and Location:
Week #1 – July 6 - 10, 2015 at Francis Howell Middle School
Week #2 – July 13 - 17, 2015 at Francis Howell Middle School

Program Overviews

Elementary Summer Reading Assistance – This summer program is being held at Central Elementary. Students going into grades 1-5 that are identified as needing assistance in reading were invited to attend. A focus on improving reading skills is mixed with math skills, along with fun activities.

Middle School Reading Assistance – This program is designed for middle school students who are identified as needing additional reading supports. Read 180/System 44 is the instructional program used during this program.

Elementary STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) –These free summer programs are for students going into grades 4-6 and are built around STEAM activities, with a strong focus on robotics, computer programming, and creative connections between all subjects.

Middle School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) - The middle school summer programs are for students going into grades 7-9, are free and are held in the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering labs at each of the three high schools. The program is a mixture of STEM activities designed to be interesting to the age of the student, as well as cover STEM foundational skills and knowledge. These dates are June 15 – 19, 2015 and June 22 – 26, 2015. 

App Camp - New in the summer of 2015, students going into grades 7-9 will have the opportunity to design a mobile application, or “app." The 5-day camp will take students through the process of storyboard design, application design and development and in creating a marketing plan for their app. This program is being held on the site of Francis Howell Middle School and will be held the weeks of July 6 - 10 and July 13 - 17, 2015.


Summer Success Class
 – This program is designed for students transitioning into grade 9 in the 2015-16 school year. Students are selected based on “At-Risk” indicators of attendance, grades and discipline. The focus of the program will be to provide students a head start on the upcoming school year. Students will be introduced to topics covered in the curriculum for the coming school year. Additional supports will include discussions on how to be successful during the freshman year, as well as the importance of attachment through before and after school groups and activities.

The Summer Success Class will run for 10 days, July 13 - 24, 2015. There is no cost and transportation will be provided within the district boundaries if requested at the time of enrollment.

Middle School Credit Recovery - This programming is designed to cover content for middle school students who had academic difficulty in the areas of Math (June 15 – 19, 2015), English Language Arts (June 22 – 26, 2015), and Science and Social Studies (June 29 – July 3, 2015). The program will be held at Francis Howell Central High School in a section of the building reserved only for middle school students and transportation is provided if requested at the time of enrollment.

High School Credit Recovery – This program assists students in regaining credits needed to graduate. There are two sessions and students can earn back up to one full credit in courses already taken in which no credit was earned. Session 1 is June 8 – 19 and Session 2 is June 22 – July 3, 2015. Classes will be held at Francis Howell Central High School and transportation is provided if requested at the time of enrollment.

High School Credit Advancement – This summer program allows students going into grades 9 – 12 the opportunity to earn up to one credit during the summer to be used towards graduation requirements. Courses this summer will include the online courses of Health and Personal Finance, as well as classroom classes held at Francis Howell Central High School. Students sign up for an AM session and/or a PM session. Dates for the program are June 8 – July 3, 2015.

District Summer School Programming contact info: fhsdsummerschool@fhsdschools.org or call Karla at 636-851-4012. If she cannot answer, please leave a message and calls will be returned as soon as possible. If your call is urgent, please call 636-851-4000.