Summer School 2015


Parent notification for summer STEAM, STEM and the APP Camp enrollment will be sent to parents the week of April 13, 2015. We apologize for the delay in notifying parents. 

Information on all summer school programs can be requested by contacting us at fhsdsummerschool@fhsdschools.org.


Elementary Summer Reading Assistance – June 8 – 26, 2015. This program will be held at Central Elementary this summer. Students going into grades 1-5 that are identified as needing assistance in reading will be invited to attend this program. Parents of students who are being invited should receive a letter the week of April 13, 2015. Enrollment forms will be included with this letter.


Middle School Reading Assistance – June 8 – 26, 2015. Students going into grades 6 – 8 identified as needing assistance in reading will be invited to attend. This program will use Read 180/System 44 as the instruction platform and will be held at Francis Howell Central High School. Parents of students who are being invited should receive a letter the week of April 13, 2015. Enrollment forms will be included with this letter.

Elementary STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) Camp – online enrollment began on March 10, 2015. Parents without Internet access can request paper forms from their child’s school beginning March 4, 2015. These free camps 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. Warren will host our 1st and 2nd week of camp on June 22 – 25 and July 6 – 9. Castlio will host our 3rd and 4th week of camps on July 13 – 16 and July 20 – 23, 2015. Parents will be notified the week of April 13, 2015 of their child's enrollment.

Middle School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Camps - online enrollment began on March 10, 2015. Parents without Internet access can request paper forms from their child’s school beginning March 4, 2015. The middle school camps 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. These dates are June 15 – 19, 2015 and June 22 – 26, 2015. Parents will be notified the week of April 13, 2015 of their child's enrollment.


App Camp - online enrollment began on March 10, 2015. Parents without Internet access can request paper forms from their child’s school beginning March 4, 2015. New in the summer of 2015, students going into grades 7-9 will have the opportunity to design a mobile "app." The 5-day camp will take students through the process of story board design, application design and development and in marketing their app after development is done. This camp 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. Parents will be notified the week of April 13, 2015 of their child's enrollment.


Summer Success Class
- this program is designed for students transitioning into grade 9. Students are selected based on “At-Risk” indicators of attendance, grades and discipline. Identified students will be invited to attend a 10-day session held in late July. The focus in 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 freshmen year. Parents of invited students will be notified by mail in late April 2015.


The Summer Success Class will run for 10 days, July 13 - 24, 2015. There is no cost to the student, 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 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 and transportation will be provided if requested at the time of enrollment. Enrollment begins March 30, 2015.

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. Enrollment begins March 30, 2015.


High School Credit Advancement – this summer program allows students going into grades 9 – 12 the opportunity to earn back up to one credit towards graduation requirements. Courses this summer will include 2 online courses, Health, and Personal Finance, as well as classes held at Francis Howell Central High School. Students can sign up for an AM session and/or a PM session. Dates for the program are June 8 – July 3, 2015. Summer school enrollment will begin in early March.


Questions about summer school should be directed to fhsdsummerschool@fhsdschools.org