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ELEMENTARY PROGRAMS for SUMMER 2017

3rd Grade Summer Reading Camp: Intensive reading camp for third grade general education, ESOL, and ESE resource students who scored a level 1 on FSA Reading. Instruction will include intensive reading instruction focused on developing phonics, oral reading fluency, comprehension of literary and informational text, and connecting reading and writing. The camp provides an opportunity to complete a reading portfolio or achieve a passing Alternative Assessment score.

ESE 3rd Grade Reading Camp (Separate Class): This intensive reading camp is for third grade VE students who scored a level 1 on FSA Reading and receive their reading instruction in a separate ESE class. The focus of this program will include intensive reading instruction to develop foundational skills, oral language, vocabulary, and comprehension.

ESOL – Grades K-5:  Students will enhance their English language skills and enrich their academic vocabulary while using a computer software program, conducting a variety of a science demonstrations while integrating math, language, and vocabulary development activities.

ESY:  ESE and related services provided to students with disabilities beyond the regular 180-day school year are called extended school year (ESY) services. Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, school districts must provide ESY services if the student requires those services in order to receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE). Only ESE students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) reflecting “ESY” may attend. The ESY Determination of Need form is used to determine eligibility by the IEP committee.  

Migrant:  Students in the Migrant Program are eligible to participate in any of the various programs, such as:  Grades 9-12 Online Learning for Credit Retrieval, and K-5 Enrichment Program that meets their academic needs. The Migrant Program will provide services, resources, and materials to support the students in addition to those offered by the District.

Title I CSI (Comprehension and Science Investigation) – Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, & 4 :  CSI (Comprehension and Science Investigation) is an engaging, hands-on integrated science and reading program. All Pre-K through fourth grade will be using curriculum aligned to the Florida Standards.  CSI will focus on science content, centered on themes with the practice of science, water cycle, weather, matter, and energy. Hands-on Foss and Delta experiments, iPad technology, problem-solving math questions, and writing will also be incorporated. The goals of this program are to strengthen reading and math strategies, as well as pre-teaching science content for the coming year.

Title I 5th Grade Project STEM-  is a program where students research a problem, design a solution, build/test a prototype, find/redesign problems and then communicate the solution.  Each week students will work on Building a Super Sneaker, Designing Bridges, Building for Erosion Control, and Designing a Greener Cleaner.  The goals of this program are to prepare students to collaborate with their peers and to learn about different engineering careers.  These STEM activities will enhance their upcoming middle school experience while reinforcing the Florida Standards in math, science, and ELA, along with iPad technology.

VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten):  A child living in Volusia County may enroll if the parent has a valid 2017 Summer Certificate of Eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties. School district personnel cannot determine the eligibility for the VPK program. The program's instructional focus will address the following: physical development, approaches to learning, cognitive development, general knowledge, language communication, emergent literacy, and social/emotional development.  

Title I SEA (Summer Enrichment Adventure) Lab – Grades K, 1, & ESOL K/1: is a math and reading enrichment program.  Students participate in hands-on math and science activities while researching informational text.  This program also provides the opportunity for teachers to participate in a model classroom under the supervision of a lead teacher.  Teachers will receive experience in small group instruction, center management, differentiated instruction, and technology integration.  NOTE: Parent's must provide transportation.  The program takes place Monday-Thursday, on June 5-8 and June 12-15 from 8 am -11.am. at Discovery and Ortona Elementary schools.


Secondary Programs:

STEP UP 2 STEM CAMP:  Step Up 2 STEM is a summer program opportunity for students finishing their 6th, 7th and 8th grade years.  The program aims for students to create STEM projects of real-world challenges.  Students will research and design solutions to problems.  The program caters to all students with an emphasis on differentiation. 

Driver Education:  Provide students the opportunity to complete Driver Education during summer programs. Upon successful completion of the course, the student can earn .5 credits in Driver Education.

Algebra I EOC:  Intensive camp for high school students who scored a level 1 or 2 on the spring state Algebra I EOC test and passed the course during the regular school year. Instruction will include a review of the benchmarks tested on the spring EOC.

Jumpstart Biology:  Engaging camp for rising 9th and 10th grade students who will be taking Biology I in the fall and have passed Algebra I.

Secondary Credit Retrieval Online Labs: Secondary sites will host online credit retrieval courses for students who failed language arts, math, science, and/or social studies.

Volusia Online Learning HS Credit Retrieval:  Will host two summer sessions for students in need of a high school course for credit recovery in order to be eligible to graduate with the student's class. Session A: June 5-28, 2017; Session B: July 5-28, 2017. A computer with an internet connection is required. Students are required to participate in proctored summative exams at a designated computer lab and will have access to face-to-face academic support, as needed. Students must submit an online application for each session. Students may only request one course per session. Go to www.volusiaonlinelearning.com for more detailed information.

ESY:  ESE and related services provided to students with disabilities beyond the regular 180-day school year are called extended school year (ESY) services. Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, school districts must provide ESY services if the student requires those services in order to receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE). Only ESE students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) reflecting “ESY” may attend. The ESY Determination of Need form is used to determine eligibility by the IEP committee.  

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