Summer School 2020


Elementary Schools: 2020

Questions regarding the elementary program can be directed Matt Calvanese or Michelle Tarsi

Welcome to the 2020 Elementary Summer School program for eligible students in grades K-5. Based upon your child’s performance on the most recent district assessment, summer school is being recommended for your child. Guidelines for summer school attendance are developed by the Connecticut State Department of Education. This summer, the elementary summer school program will be held online in a virtual classroom setting.

Summer School Program Information:

  • Dates: July 6, 2020 to July 31, 2020

  • Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

  • Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm

  • Location: Google Classroom and Google Meet (video conference)


Attendance Details:

Since the program will be run virtually this summer, please read the attendance details below:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: Your child will participate in a LIVE whole group lesson (45 minutes-1 hour) in literacy and mathematics via Google Meet.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: Your child will participate in LIVE a focused small group lesson (30-45 minutes) in literacy or mathematics via Google Meet.

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: Your child will participate in and complete independent activities and assignments via the Google Classroom platform on programs such as Raz-Kids, Imagine Learning, and/or IXL.

  • Teachers will hold office hours from 8:30am to 12:00pm and will be available to answer questions and provide feedback to students during this time when not in live video lessons. 


Your child will be assigned a daily meeting time for their whole group and small group lesson between 8:30am  and 11:30am. Upon the completion of the registration period, the times will be communicated to you.   


Materials Needed:

  • Computer with Google Chrome web browser and WIFI internet access (Chromebooks may be borrowed from district)

  • Notebook/paper, pencil/pen, crayons, glue stick** These materials will be available to be picked up by families. Distribution times/dates will be announced.


In order to register your child for elementary summer school, the form should of been completed by Friday, June 5, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact the director covering your child’s school using the contact information below. 



Matt Calvanese Michelle Tarsi

calvam@danbury.k12.ct.us tarsim@danbury.k12.ct.us

Elementary Summer School Director Elementary Summer School Director


Schools: AIS Magnet, Ellsworth Ave, Schools: Great Plain, Morris St,

Hayestown Ave, King St Campus. Park Ave, Pembroke, Shelter Rock

Mill Ridge Primary, Stadley Rough South St




https://sites.google.com/a/danbury.k12.ct.us/elementary-schools-home/summer-reading-lists
For incoming K-5 students

https://sites.google.com/a/danbury.k12.ct.us/danbury-public-schools-k-5-math/resources-for-parents/summer-calendars



Middle Schools 2020
Summer school information for identified students in grades 6, 7 and 8: 

Welcome to the 2020 Secondary Summer School program for eligible students in Grades 6 to 8. Based upon your child’s performance, summer school is mandatory for your child. Guidelines for summer school attendance are developed by the Connecticut State Department of Education. This summer, the secondary summer school program will be held online in a virtual classroom setting. 


Summer School Program Information:

  • Dates: July 6, 2020 to July 31, 2020

  • Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

  • Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm

  • Location: Google Classroom and Google Meet (video conference)

Attendance Details:

Since the program will be run virtually this summer, please read the attendance details below:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: Your child will participate in a LIVE whole group lesson (45 minutes-1 hour) in literacy and mathematics via Google Meet.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: Your child will participate in LIVE a focused small group lesson (30-45 minutes) in literacy or mathematics via Google Meet.

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: Your child will participate in and complete independent activities and assignments via the Google Classroom platform and as an additional resource, teachers will assign students to  IIXL ( online - personalized learning program) and may suggest additional supports as well.

  • Teachers will hold office hours on whole group days (Mondays and Wednesdays) 10:30am to 11:45am and will be available to answer questions and provide feedback to students during this time when not in live video lessons. Additional time on Tuesday and Thursdays may be available by appointment.


Your child will be assigned a daily meeting time for their whole group and small group lesson between 8:30am and 11:30am. Upon the completion of the registration period, the times will be communicated to you.   


Materials Needed:

  • Computer with Google Chrome web browser and WIFI internet access (Chromebooks may be borrowed from district)

 

In order to register your child for secondary summer school, please complete the form at the following link: Summer School by Friday, June 12, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact the director covering your child’s school using the contact information below. 







For incoming 6-8 students

Grades 9 - 12: 2020
Registration for high school courses CLICK HERE

Classes will be taught via Google classroom; therefore only Danbury students with a DPS email are eligible. We are unable to host out of district students this year, and apologize for any inconvenience. 

Danbury Public Schools offers accelerated and credit restoration courses for students entering grades 9 -12. 

Specific questions regarding eligibility and registration for the high school programs should be directed to the students school counselor.

CREDIT RESTORATION COURSES: July 6 - July 30, 2020

Classes will be offered in two sessions. each running for 8 days. Classes will be Mondays - Thursdays and hosted through Google Classroom. 

Session 1 (semester 1 classes): Monday July 6 - Thursday July 16
Session 2 (semester 2 classes): Monday July 20 - Thursday July 30


Morning Sessions 8:00 - 11:00: Classes are English 3, English 4, Geometry, Biology, Modern World, and. World Studies. PE HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Afternoon Sessions 11:30 - 2:30: Classes are English 1, English 2, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and US History. CIVICS HAS BEEN CANCELED.

PE will be offered in session 1 only, Monday July 6 - Thursday July 16
8:00 am - 11:00 am 

Students are required to attend all classes, and only ONE absence is permitted. Students more than 15 minutes late will be marked as absent. All coursework must be completed within the two week session. 

Tuition must be paid  at time of registration. Payment plans are available but tuition must be paid in full by the start of the class.

Danbury residents $ 150 per course; Register by July 5th- Use discount code EARLYBIRD2020 when you register online.

ACCELERATED COURSE: June 29 - July 30, 2020

Geometry will be offered to students entering grades 10, 11, or 12. Pre-requisite Algebra 1 must be met.

Minimum enrollment of 20 students is required. Parents will be notified by July 1 if there is sufficient enrollment for the course. 
Cost is $ 350 per student/ $ 200 for Danbury DECO students (use discount code DECO2020 when registering) 

Classes will be hosted through Google classroom and will meet Mondays - Thursdays 8:00 am - 2:30 pm 
        
General questions for the program for grades 9 - 12 may be sent to: dhssummerlearning@danbury.k12.ct.us















 







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