Summer School

NORWALK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
SUMMER SCHOOL

and

PERSONAL FULFILLMENT CAMP

2016


Please note that for the time being, all dates listed below are tentative and subject to change as the year progresses.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Summer School will be held June 27-July 28 at Norwalk High School for secondary academics and enrichment courses. (There will be no classes on July 4th).

One hundred percent (100%) of the registration fee MUST be paid when registering. Application forms for all make-up courses in which the student intends to receive credit MUST be signed by a counselor, housemaster, or principal BEFORE the student is registered and awarded credit (no accelerated course will be offered). Application will be mailed to every home in the district.

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Personal Fulfillment Camp(s) 2016

“Norwalk’s Most Respected Camp”

All Certified Norwalk Teachers

Nurse on Staff

Low Camper to Counselor Ratio

Personal Fulfillment camps will be held from June 27-July 29

Click here for an Camp Application Form (.pdf file)or (.doc file)

The Personal Fulfillment Program is designed to provide small group instruction with an emphasis on allowing elementary and middle school-age children to choose activities that interest them.

Activity choices: Science/Electronics, Rockets, Remote Cars, Bicycles, Kite Building, Computers, Keyboarding, Small Engines, Theater, Video Production, Arts and Crafts, Swimming, Games, Music, Cooking, and loads of fun! Please note- unfortunately, the pool is closed this summer so swimming will not be an activity choice for PF Camp.

CAMP LOCATIONS:

Elementary: Nathan Hale Middle School-- Available for students entering grades K - 5.

Middle School: Norwalk High School—Available for students entering grades 6 - 9. Student who have completed 5th grade who have younger siblings attending the Nathan Hale camp are eligible to attend there as well, otherwise they will attend camp at Norwalk High.

CAMP DATES (tentative):

Week 1: June 27-July 1

Week 2: July 5-8

Week 3: July 11-15

Week 4: July 18-22

Week 5: July 25-29


 CAMP COST

1 week

$ 195

2 weeks

$ 360

3 weeks

$ 510

4 weeks

$ 630

5 weeks

$ 700

2016 DISCOUNT: $15 off for each child registered before April 1st!

CAMP HOURS:

Middle (Norwalk High School): 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Elementary (Nathan Hale Middle School): 9:10a.m.-3:10p.m

REFUND POLICY: There will be NO REFUNDS after June 27, 2016. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Personal Fulfillment Camp REGISTRATION NIGHT:

DATE: Tuesday, March 15th from 6-8pm
LOCATION: Norwalk High School Front Lobby
TIME: 6-8pm

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Before and After Camp Care

Before and After Camp care is available to all children enrolled in the Personal Fulfillment Camp. PLEASE NOTE: There is NO BEFORE CAMP CARE on the first day of camp (June 27th).

Hours of Operation: Morning: 7:30a.m.- 9:00 a.m.

Afternoon: 3:00p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Location: Nathan Hale Middle School

Activities: Gym games, board games, outdoor activities, arts and crafts

Grouping: Children are group by age with adult staff


Tuition:

1 CHILD:

Daily Rate

Weekly Rate

Full Time (all 5 weeks)

$9 for the morning

$40 for the morning

$150 for the morning

$16 for the afternoon

$75 for the afternoon

$330 for the afternoon


$100 for both morning and afternoon

$475 for both morning and afternoon


FAMILY RATE (two or more children):

Daily Rate

Weekly Rate

Full Time (all 5 weeks)

$12 for the morning

$50 for the morning

$215 for the morning

$25 for the afternoon

$115 for the afternoon

$540 for the afternoon


$150 for both morning and afternoon

$730 for both morning and afternoon

 

Late Fee (for failure to pick up your child by 5:00 p.m.): additional $10 minimum.

Payment: Payments must be made on the first day of the week that you are signing up for. Please have payments in on time. Stephanie Foust-Sewell. Director of Before & After Program,will be available every Monday morning between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. to collect new weekly schedules, collect payments and give receipts. In order to partake in the program for the upcoming week, the balance must be clear from the previous week.Please keep any payments for Before/After Care as separate from PF Camp registration payments.

If you have additional questions, please contact Stephanie Foust-Sewell, at fousts@norwalkps.org or (203) 209-8242.

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ESL and ELL

Summer School for ESL—for Grades 9-12

Monday through Friday 8:00a.m.-12:10 p.m., from June 27- August 3 at Norwalk High School.

This is a free, one-credit (120) ESL class for students who are enrolled in ESL I, II, or III for the fall. Students will be divided into 3 levels for instruction. These intensive classes are designed to accelerate students’ acquisition of English. Upon successful completion, students will receive one credit towards graduation.

Summer School for ESL—for Grades 6-8

Monday through Friday 8:00a.m.-10:00 a.m., from June 27- August 3 at Norwalk High School.

This is a free ESL class for middle school students to accelerate their acquisition of English during the summer months. This class is only open to middle school English Language Learners (ELLs).

For more information on the ESL Program please contact Helene Becker at 203-854-4090 or beckerh@norwalkps.org

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LOCATION OF PROGRAMS & CLASSES

Click here to download the Summer School Application (will be available By April 1st).


The NHS Summer School Program
will offer the following elective programs:

“A Caring and Supportive Community”

Please note, summer sites are tentative and contingent on capital improvement schedule.

CRANBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL-

· Special Education

FOX RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL -

· Special Education

MARVIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL -

· Special Education

BROOKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL -

· Special Education

NATHAN HALE MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • Elementary Personal Fulfillment Camp


PONUS RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL-

· Music Program

ROTON MIDDLE SCHOOL -

· Music Program

WEST ROCKS MIDDLE SCHOOL -

· Music Program

NATHAN HALE MIDDLE SCHOOL

· Music Program

NORWALK HIGH SCHOOL

· Middle School Personal Fulfillment Program

· Music Program

· Summer School (Secondary Academics)

· ESL - English as a Second Language

· Special Education


Class Offerings

English

· Language Arts - Fiction Grade 6-8

· Language Arts - Non-Fiction Grade 6-8

· English 1 - Grade 9

· English 2 - Grade 10

· English 3 - Grade 11

· English 4 - Grade 12

Mathematics

· Math - Grades 6-8

  • Integrated Math- Middle School
  • Phase II Math- Middle School

    · Business Math

    · Algebra 1

  • Intensified Algebra
  • Math for College Success

· Algebra B

· Algebra II

· Intermediate Algebra

· Geometry A

World Languages

· Spanish 1-3

Computer Science

· Computer Applications

· Web Page Design

Note: We reserve the right to withdraw courses of programs when enrollment is insufficient.

Science

· Science – Grades 6-8

· Earth Science (Grade 9)

· Physical Science (Grade 11)

· Biology

· Chemistry

Social Studies

· Social Studies – Grades 6-8

· World History

· United States History

· Psychology

· Economics

· Civics

Physical Education

· Physical Education *by special arrangement

· Health I and II *by special arrangement

Apex

Please contact Dan Sullivan (sullivand@norwalkps.org) for information regarding Apex and summer school classes. Summer School will be offering Apex as a “blended learning model,” which combines direct instruction and online learning. The cost for Apex classes will be the same as regular summer school classes.

Enrichment

v Please look soon for information about enrichment opportunities.


Attendance

Perfect attendance is encouraged. Students in Academic Make-Up courses for credit are allowed only 2 days absences regardless of circumstances; 2 tardies count as an absence. Each day missed due to late registration is considered an absence. Failure to comply will result in no course credit.


Costs

The fee for one class is $255. The fee for two classes is $505. Non-Norwalk residents have an additional $25 fee. Full payment is due at registration, no exceptions!

Financial aid is available for Norwalk residents who receive free or reduced lunch. NOTE: A $75 discount will be applied to the TOTAL cost of tuition. It is NOT per class.

Norwalk Summer Programs can only accept cash, check, or money order. Please make Checks or Money Orders payable to: Norwalk Summer Programs

Checks returned for insufficient funds will be charged an additional $25.

The Summer School Application form will be posted here soon.

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Registration Procedure:

P.F. Camp

v By Mail: must be received by June 20, 2016.

v In Person: June 2- June 20 at NHS. Mon-Thurs. 1:00-3:00 p.m., 2nd floor E-house || June 20- August 3: Mon-Fri. 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. 1st floor B-House

Please note that the above dates and hours are subject to change. Please email norwalksummerprograms@gmail.com for any questions regarding hours and office location.

Click here for an Application Form (.pdf file) or (.doc file)

Summer School

v By Mail: must be received by June 20, 2016.

v In Person: June 2- June 20 at NHS. Mon-Thurs. 1:00-3:00 p.m., 2nd floor E-house || June 20- August 3: Mon-Fri. 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. 1st floor B-House

Please note that the above dates and hours are subject to change. Please email norwalksummerprograms@gmail.com for any questions regarding hours and office location.

v Evening Summer School Registration will take place Thursday, June 23, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the library of Norwalk High.


Applications for P.F. Camp and Summer School can be mailed to:

Dr. Dan Sullivan

Norwalk High School

23 Calvin Murphy Drive

Norwalk, CT 06851


Music Program

v Contact Jeff Bellagamba at West Rocks Middle School at bellagambaj@norwalkps.org for more information

v Dates: TBA

v Cost: TBA

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2016 Calendar

March

15 – PF Camp Registration Night! 6-8pm, Norwalk High School, Front Lobby


June

2 – In person registration beginsat NHS 1:00-3:00, Monday-Thursday E-House.

20 – Mail-in registrations are due (PF Camp AND Summer School)

23- Summer School Evening Registration- 6:00-8:00pm, Norwalk High, Library

27- PF Camp begins

-Summer School Classes begin

- Special Education Classes Begin

- ESL/ELL Classes Begin


July

4 – All programs CANCELLED

28 – Summer School Ends

29- PF Camp Ends

August

2 – P.F. Camp Ends

Summer School Ends

Special Education Classes End

9 – ESL/ELL Classes End


SUMMER SCHOOL GENERAL INFORMATION

DATE: June 27 – July 28 (No Class July 4th)

CLASS SCHEDULE: 8-10 a.m. & 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

LOCATION: Norwalk High School

FEES: $255 for 1 class; $505 for 2 classes.

GRADES: 6 - 12

DIRECTOR: Daniel Sullivan (203) 838-4481 ext.13272




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Transportation

Transportation is NOT provided by the Norwalk Public Schools. For transportation to all locations, check your local Wheels bus schedule or call (203) 852-0000

Staff

Summer Programs Director

Daniel Sullivan

(203) 838-4481 x. 13272 at Norwalk High


Elementary P.F. Camp Coordinator

Janine Lane

(203) 899-2860 x.2654


Middle School P.F. Camp Coordinator

Bob Seferian

(203) 899-2910 x.18447


ESL Program Helene Becker (203) 854-4090


Music Program Coordinator

Jeffrey Bellagamba

(203) 899-2970 x.2151


Special Education Coordinator

Joe Russo

(203) 854-5128


Pre School Special Education Coordinator

Special Education Department

(203) 854-4133

 

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