DAPPLEGRAY SUMMER BREAK

FOUR WEEK CLASSES – GRADES TK – 5
June 17 – July 12, 2019 ~ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm ~ No school Thursday, July 4
Registration fee is $620 per student TK – 5

Adventures in Kindergarten (Grades TK-K): This class is designed for children entering K or TK. Students enrolled be engaged in a variety of fun-filled activities designed to enrich and expand their academic skill set. They will be encouraged to explore, create, dismantle and reconstruct in a “hands on” learning environment focused on further developing intellectual curiosity. The curriculum will include the infusion of early literacy skills, science, math, music and the arts, providing an excellent foundation fr success while having fun and forming new social connections.

PV Global Literacy and Math Academy (Grades 1-5): will provide four weeks of highly engaging practice and preview of grade-level curriculum. Topics will include: reading, writing, math, and incorporate geography, technology, art, and music! The goal of the academy is for students to (1) Have fun (2) Improve writing skills (3) Be creative (4) Learn about the world! The PV Global Literacy and Math Academy at Dapplegray is a traditional summer school program, focused on reading, writing, and mathematics, with an international theme.

First, Second, and Third Grade students will engage in reading, writing, and math activities that focus on stories from around the world and biomes of the continents. This will include both fiction and non-fiction reading with opportunities for research, writing, and oral presentations. Math practice will include problem solving and improvement of basic computation skills.

Fourth and Fifth Grade students will focus on the making of America with an emphasis on the many cultures that created it. Each student will choose a biography to read and create a report comparing ad contrasting cultural backgrounds. Students will further read a collection of short stories from lands near and far. Other activities may include writing letters, commercials, and summaries related to their readings and class discussions. Mathematics will focus on decimals, fractions, and percentages through a number of games, projects and daily practice.

DAPPLEGRAY WORKSHOPS (TWO-WEEK SESSIONS)

Session One: June 17 – June 28, 2019 or
Session Two: July 1 – July 12, 2019 (No School Thursday, July 4) ~ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Registration fee is $310 per session
All workshops are held contingent upon sufficient enrollment.

YOUNG WRITER’S PROGRAM (SESSIONS ONE & TWO, GRADES 3-5) The Young Writer’s program is an opportunity for young writers to explore various genres, while improving their writing for the next school year. This class will include a review of writing strategies to help your student prepare for becoming proficient writers. The Young Writer’s program is a fun, camp like atmosphere, that is beneficial to all levels of writers in Grade 3-5. This year’s themes will include Greek Myths, Super Heroes, Harry Potter, The Lion King, George Washington, Deborah Sampson and so much more! Children are welcome to sign up for either or both sessions. (Richard Perkins)

STEM ACADEMY (SESSIONS ONE & TWO, GRADES 3-5) This is a hands-on, investigative class that encourages student led exploration and problem-solving using Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Students are presented with background knowledge/vocabulary and are given real-world problems to solve, tasks to complete, challenges to attempt. Many activities are completed as small groups to encourage team building and cooperation. Children are welcome to sign up for either or both sessions. (Abby Maeder)

VIDEO GAME DESIGN AND CODING (SESSION ONE ONLY, GRADES 3-5) Students will have fun while exploring components of what makes for a good video game. Students will plan and design games on Kodu Game Lab and Scratch while using logic and applying mathematics. They will also be learning about the coding behind popular video games and begin learning to code through code.org (Diana Elliott)

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SOLEADO SUMMER BREAK

FOUR-WEEK CLASSES – GRADES TK – 5
June 17 – July 12, 2019 ~ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm ~ No school Thursday, July 4
Registration fee is $620 per student TK – 5

ADVENTURES IN KINDERGARTEN (GRADES TK-K)  This class is designed for children entering kindergarten or transitional kindergarten (TK).  Students enrolled will be engaged in a variety of fun-filled activities designed to enrich and expand their academic skill set. They will be encouraged to explore, create, dismantle and reconstruct in a “hands on” learning environment that will focus on further developing intellectual curiosity.  The curriculum will include the infusion of early literacy skills, science, mathematics, music and the arts, providing an excellent foundation for success while having fun and forming new social connections.

STEAM ACADEMY 2.0 (GRADES 1-5) The PV STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Academy will feature four weeks of highly engaging learning investigations in STEAM related fields and include:

  • Inquiry based hands-on sciene
  • Programming Robots
  • Coding
  • Creative, open and visual mathematics to strengthen their problem solving skills
  • Art Projects, and more!

The goal of the academy is for students to have fun, be engaged, and to bring out their inner scientist and mathematician! Students will be grouped by grade level. On occasion, it may be necessary to blend grade levels in order to balance enrollment. Should this oc- cur, we will notify parents of this decision in a timely manner. Instruction will be adjusted to accommodate every level of learner as they explore each field of study. During the four-week session, students will learn from teachers with a passion for math and science.