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East Lansing Public Schools Summer School

Offerings and Application 2021


This summer, East Lansing Public Schools (ELPS) intends to offer a robust line of learning opportunities for ELPS students. Please read below for details about our program and course descriptions.

  • Although these offerings at this point are made available to all ELPS students, course assignments will be based on teacher availability and the academic need of students.
  • These course offerings are for all ELPS students including English Learners and students receiving special education services.
  • Transportation is available for in-person offerings.
  • There is no cost for any program offerings.
  • Applications are due by 8:00 AM, Monday, May 3, 2021, except for the High School Online Individualized Summer Credit Recovery Program. Registration for this program will occur June 7-11.
     

Elementary Offerings

 

Elementary In-Person Summer Learning Camp
 

June 8 – August 5 (Off July 5-9), Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays - Transportation provided

Session 1: 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM                    Session 2: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

This in-person learning camp will be structured by grade level for students who will be entering Kindergarten – grade 5 next school year (2021-2022 school year). All four core academic areas will be covered using both prior and upcoming grade-level standards, tailored to each individual student need. The camp will include fun recreational activities, crafts, outdoor learning and field trips. Class sizes will be kept small for more individualized student attention. Note: Participating students may only attend one session – not both.

For elementary students receiving supports through an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) classroom at Donley or Whitehills, the Cognitively Impaired (CI) classroom at Glencairn or the Emotionally Impaired (EI) classroom at Marble, please register for this option if you desire an in-person summer learning opportunity for your student.  A summer program that runs concurrently and is integrated with this learning camp will be available.
 

Elementary Online Summer Reading Check-In
 

June 14 – August 20

45-minute small-group bi-weekly Zoom meetings scheduled with a certified elementary school teacher

Students participating in this program will be assigned to a small reading group and follow a research-based literacy protocol to improve reading skills. Students will be grouped by reading interests, and families will work with their assigned teacher to schedule group meetings. Books will be provided by ELPS.
 

Elementary Online Summer Tutoring
 

June 7 – August 20

One to three 45-minute weekly tutoring sessions via Zoom scheduled with a certified elementary teacher

Students participating in this program will be assigned to a teacher for one-to-one tutoring sessions. Families will work with their assigned teacher to schedule up to three sessions per week. Content covered will depend on student needs.
 

Click here to sign up for the elementary offerings listed above. 

 

Middle School Offerings
 

How to Be Successful in High School 101
 

August 2 - 13

Three days each week (exact days to be determined)

Online with an in-person building tour at end of session (transportation provided for building tour)

Session 1:  9:00 AM to 11:00 AM       Session 2:  1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Students enrolled in this course will get instruction, input and guidance from a team of ELPS secondary teachers on the essentials of what it takes to not only make it in high school but also be successful. This course is for incoming 9th graders, and instruction will be delivered both online and in-person. Note: Participating students may only attend one session – not both.
 

Middle School Online Summer Math Camp
 

June 8 – August 5 (Off July 5-9), Tuesdays and Thursdays

Session 1: 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM      Session 2: 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM

Students enrolled in this course would choose Math 7, Math 8 or Algebra 1 depending on their grade level. Instruction, via Zoom,  will be focused on essential learning and preparation to be successful in Math next school year. Also, the Algebra 1 - CONTINUED course is for students who are taking Algebra 1 in 8th grade and would like to continue their learning through the summer. These courses do not replace any Math course but rather prepares students for their upcoming math course.  Note: Participating students may only attend one session – not both.
 

Middle School Online Summer Tutoring
 

June 7 – August 20

One - three 45-minute weekly tutoring sessions via Zoom scheduled with a certified secondary teacher

Students participating in this program will be assigned to a teacher for one-to-one tutoring sessions. Families will work with their assigned teacher to schedule up to three sessions per week. Content covered will depend on student needs.
 

Middle School In-Person Summer Learning Camp
 

For middle school students receiving supports through Ms. Howse’s or Ms. Miller’s classrooms, please register for this option if you desire an in-person summer learning opportunity for your student.  Session dates and times will be shared soon.
 

Click here to sign up for the middle school offerings listed above. 

 

High School Offerings
 

High School Online Individualized Summer Credit Recovery Program
 

June 14 – August 20

One - two 45-minute weekly sessions via Zoom with a certified secondary teacher

This program is for students who failed or received an incomplete in one or more of their high school courses but were close enough to passing that additional summer time work with a teacher would get them to a passing level. Students participating in this program will be assigned to a teacher for one-to-one sessions. Students will work with their assigned teacher to schedule up to two sessions per week. Content covered will be specific work needed to attain a passing grade and credit for the course. Note: Registration is not available at this time, a special registration will open for this course June 7-11.

Note: Students who failed a course and have a large amount of coursework to complete should see their counselor about the ELPS E2020 Credit Recovery Program.

How to Be Successful in High School 101 
 

August 2 - 13

Three days each week (exact days to be determined)

Online with an in-person building tour at end of session (transportation provided for building tour)

Session 1:  9:00 AM to 11:00 AM       Session 2:  1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Students enrolled in this course will get instruction, input and guidance from a team of ELPS secondary teachers on the essentials of what it takes to not only make it in high school but also be successful. This course is for incoming 9th graders, and instruction will be delivered both online and in-person. Note: Participating students may only attend one session – not both.
 

High School Online Summer Tutoring
 

June 7 – August 20

One - three 45-minute weekly tutoring sessions via Zoom scheduled with a certified secondary teacher

Students participating in this program will be assigned to a teacher for one-to-one tutoring sessions. Families will work with their assigned teacher to schedule up to three sessions per week. Content covered will depend on student needs.
 

High School In-Person Summer Learning Camp
 

For high school students receiving supports through Ms. McCaffrey’s or Ms. Moran’s classrooms at the high school, please register for this option if you desire an in-person summer learning opportunity for your student.  Session dates and times will be shared soon.
 

Click here to sign up for the high school offerings listed above.