Wednesday, April 25, 2012

BCSD summer school starts July 16

Brush up on reading, math

Express Staff Writer

For some Blaine County School District students, summer means attendance at summer school to brush up on reading and math skills.

Students recommended for summer school attendance won't be known until later this month after results are tabulated from Idaho Standard Achievements Tests and Idaho Reading Initiative tests.

Heather Crocker, district director of communications, said once students needing remedial help are identified, letters will be brought home by students providing information about how to enroll.

This year's summer school schedule is from July 16 through Aug. 10 at Woodside and Hemingway elementary schools and at Wood River Middle School. Classes will run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day.

Summer school at Carey School runs from July 16 through Aug. 3. Classes will run there from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Crocker said some high school students, both at Wood River High and Carey School will also take Idaho Digital Learning Academy online courses during the summer.

Some students take the courses for remedial purposes, while others take courses for increased high school credits or to earn advanced placement college credits.

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