SCSD Summer School Schedule
Plans for the Syracuse City School District’s 2012 Summer Programs have been finalized. The programs reflect a more effective and efficiently delivered model, aimed at improving student outcomes by consolidating sites around a specific instructional focus. What follows is information about each of the programs.
Elementary Program K-5
This will be a blended program, with a focus on literacy development. The morning academic session will be taught by district teachers. The program includes an afternoon Say Yes Summer Camp. The summer camp will be led by Youth Enrichment Specialists who are college interns. It will include indoor and outdoor enrichment activities geared toward health and wellness, performing arts, sports, nature and cultural studies.
School will be in session Monday through Thursdays from July 2 to Aug. 9. There is no school July 4. The hours are from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hughes (includes Ed Smith, HW Smith students), Huntington (includes Salem Hyde, Dr. Weeks students), Frazer (includes Delaware, Porter and Seymour students) and McKinley (includes Bellevue and Roberts students). The hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Franklin (includes Lemoyne and Webster students), Dr. King (includes Pre-K and Special Education students) and Meachem (includes Elmwood and Van Duyn students).
Middle School Program 6-8
This program will immerse middle school students in an AVID Summer Bridge Program. The focus will be on STEM and will be infused with literacy. Students will have daily labs, as well as the strategies of writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization and reading. The students participating in this program will keep an interactive notebook to enhance their learning.
School will be in session from 8:15 to 11:15 a.m., Monday through Thursday, July 2 to Aug. 9. There is no school July 4. The host sites are Clary Middle School (includes students from Danforth, ELMS, Westside Academy, Frazer, Roberts and Special Education) and Lincoln Middle School (includes students from Grant, Hughes, Huntington, Ed Smith, HW Smith and Special Education).
High School Program 9-12
The program focus will be on the core courses of English Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science and Physical Education.
School will be in session from 8:30 to 11:35 a.m., July 9 to Aug. 17. Block 1 will run from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and Block 2 will run from 10:05 to 11:35. Regents exams will be given Aug. 16 and Aug. 17 (a Friday). The host sites are Corcoran High School (Includes students from Fowler and ITC) and Nottingham High School (includes students from Henninger).
HS Summer Program Registration takes place at the student’s designated home school and will be on:
- June 26 - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm----Seniors
- June 27 - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm----Juniors & Sophomores only
- June 28 - 8:30 am - 1:00 pm----Freshmen only
- June 28 - 1:00 pm –3:00 pm----Out of District Students / Regents only
The HS Summer School Graduation Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, August 21, 7 pm at the Onondaga County Civic Center.
This full day extended school year program is geared to the educational needs of each student as indicated on his/her Individualized Educational Plan. Programs offer a variety of services for students with an instructional focus on literacy and math aligned with the Syracuse City School District curriculum. Enrichment activities, which include community exploration and guest speakers, emphasize health and safety, nutrition, physical fitness and community awareness.
School will be in session from July 2 to July 13, Monday through Friday, and July 16 to Aug. 16, Monday through Thursday. There is no school July 4. The hours are 7:20 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. at Clary Middle School and Lincoln Middle School and 8:20 to 2:50 at Dr. King Elementary.