Summer Programs

CIMARRON OFFERS 2 SUMMER PROGRAMS

GREAT STRIDES and COLTS CORRAL

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Great Strides -

Summer School Program

Monday - Thursday

Session 1 July TBD 8:00 - 9:30am

Session 2 July TBD 9:30 - 11:00am

Each session of Great Strides is $95. Your student may enroll in one course in Session 1 AND/OR one course in Session 2.

COLTS cORRAL -

TRANSITION PROGRAM

Monday - Wednesday

Session 1 July TBD 12:00 - 3:30pm

Session 2 July TBD 12:00 - 3:30pm

Session 3 July TBD 12:00 - 3:30pm

Colts Corral is $50. You may register for one session.

See descriptions below.

See descriptions below.

GREAT STRIDES provides academic and elective programs designed to help students get the best start possible at Cimarron Middle School through preparation in strategies for success. The 12-day Great Strides academic programming is designed to provide students with additional time and intensive instruction in reading, writing, computation, and problem solving.

Great Strides Summer School Course Descriptions

SESSION 1: 8:00-9:30AM

Cooking – All Grades (Session 1)

Join us for 12 fun-filled days of cooking around the States. From Southern Comfort food to Cali Cuisine, you'll enjoy every bite of this experience!

Drawing and Painting – All Grades (Session 1)

Students will experience Art through two-dimensional animal themed projects using colored pencil, pastels, watercolor paint, and other mixed media materials.

6th Grade – Language Arts (Session 1)

This course is for incoming 6th graders who have not yet mastered grade level reading and writing. In reading, students will understand and apply strategies in order to help them fully comprehend informational text as well as fiction. Students will also understand and apply grammar, usage, and mechanics to clearly communicate and support their thinking through writing.

6th Grade – Math (Session 1)

This course is for incoming 6th graders who have not yet mastered grade level math. The math block is designed to create learning opportunities with computation and problem solving. Computation will be taught using and applying real-life skills including number sense and reviewing grade level standards. Problem solving will be taught using various strategies while focusing on fractions, decimals, and percents.

7th & 8th Grade – Math (Session 1)

This course is for incoming 7th and incoming 8th graders who have not yet mastered grade level math. The math block is designed to create learning opportunities with computation and problem solving. Computation will be taught using and applying real-life skills including number sense and reviewing grade level standards. Problem solving will be taught using various strategies while focusing on fractions, decimals, and percents.

Success In The Middle – All Grades (Session 1)

Students will learn strategies to help them be efficient and effective learners: We will include tips for test taking, combating test anxiety, note taking, setting goals, organization, advocating for themselves, being proactive, relaxation techniques, and using a planner.

SESSION 2: 9:30-11:00AM

Cooking – All Grades (Session 2)

Join us for 12 fun-filled days of cooking around the States. From Southern Comfort food to Cali Cuisine, you'll enjoy every bite of this experience!

6th Grade – Math (Session 2)

This course is for incoming 6th graders who have not yet mastered grade level math. The math block is designed to create learning opportunities with computation and problem solving. Computation will be taught using and applying real-life skills including number sense and reviewing grade level standards. Problem solving will be taught using various strategies while focusing on fractions, decimals, and percents.

7th & 8th Grade – Language Arts (Session 2)

This course is for incoming 7th and incoming 8th graders who have not yet mastered grade level reading and writing. In reading, students will understand and apply strategies in order to help them fully comprehend informational text as well as fiction. Students will also understand and apply grammar, usage, and mechanics to clearly communicate and support their thinking through writing.

8th Grade – Math (Session 2)

This course is for incoming 8th graders who have not yet mastered grade level math. The math block is designed to create learning opportunities with computation and problem solving. Computation will be taught using and applying real-life skills including number sense and reviewing grade level standards. Problem solving will be taught using various strategies while focusing on fractions, decimals, and percents.

Sculpture – All Grades (Session 2)

Students will experience art through three-dimensional projects using clay, paper maché, and other mixed media materials.

Success In The Middle – All Grades (Session 2)

Students will learn strategies to help them be efficient and effective learners: We will include tips for test taking, combating test anxiety, note taking, setting goals, organization, advocating for themselves, being proactive, relaxation techniques, and using a planner.

Great Strides - Your student may enroll in one course in Session 1 AND/OR one course in Session 2.

COLTS CORRAL is designed to ensure a positive and smooth transition by providing strategies for student success in middle school. Students will become familiar with Cimarron and meet new friends and staff members to ease the transition to our school.

Colts Corral Transition Program Description

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive an early copy of their schedule and find their core and elective classes
  • Gain an understanding of a typical middle school day
  • Learn how to manage multiple classes and homework
  • Learn how to get around the building with ease
  • Learn about the middle school culture and expectations
  • Learn organization tips
  • Learn effective ways to use the required planner

NOTE - If your student is going into 7th or 8th grade and you are new to Cimarron, you are welcome to attend any Colts Corral Session; if you would like to be with grade level peers, we recommend Session 3.


If you need scholarship information for Colts Corral, please contact Jill Bull, Summer Programs Coordinator, at jkbull@dcsdk12.org.