Middle School Virtual Summer School


Information for June Virtual LAUNCH SOAR Program.

Below please find the course descriptions for the Virtual Summer School program Fueled by LAUNCH that will be held in June. All courses are designed to be implemented online, and require minimal parent support. Students will learn, create, and enjoy their activities at their own pace!

Enrollment for the June session will be open May 11 through May 21.

Virtual Summer School Middle School Enrollment Form

Virtual courses will begin June 3 and end June 30.

There will not be any seated or face-to-face options for traditional summer school during the month of June as per Jackson County guidelines. We are preparing for an in person July summer school session if larger gathering sizes are permitted at that time. More information will be shared at the earliest possible time.

Virtual Summer School Middle School Course Descriptions

***Students will Pick 2 of the below 6 options.

See if you can create the best digital breakout and escape room to be the Escape! champion! During this course you will learn about Google suite applications, word games, challenges, create a digital breakout, and design an escape room. You will be provided with tips and tricks when building digital breakouts and escape rooms to create the most challenging games for participants.

Game On!
Students will learn how to design their own video games; no prior experience necessary. Students will learn to write code using several different platforms and languages. There will also be an opportunity to visit an arcade.

Operation Innovation
Are you ready to rise up and be the voice of innovation for a cause? Join us as we explore your leadership potential and take action to make a meaningful impact on our world.

Outdoor U
Do you love the outdoors? Learn about different ways you can experience and enjoy nature and acquire the skills you need to thrive in the great outdoors as you experience archery, fly-fishing, hiking, survival skills, and more. Students will visit various outdoor recreation areas each week. Bring your hiking boots!

Launch into Math, Middle School
Manga High is an online mathematics program for grades 6-12. Mangahigh’s games-based learning approach leverages the buzz and excitement of rewards and competition to engage students in their learning. Manga High uses artificial intelligence and adaptive questioning to assess a student’s knowledge in math and deliver individualized instruction based on what the student is most ready to learn. This personalized instruction builds tremendous learning momentum, helping students achieve success and confidence in their math abilities. Students entering 6th Grade Math through Trigonometry can continue to learn math online during the summer months.

Launch into Reading, Middle School
Reading Plus is an online reading program for grades 6-12. Reading Plus assesses a student's reading capacity, and then provides personalized instruction that encourages independence, broadens interests, and buildings knowledge. Your student can continue to increase reading skills online during the summer months. It is recommended that students spend 2 hours per week in the program.

Supplies: District provided Chromebook or other internet-capable device with wifi access. Please contact director, Craig Hastings (chastings@gvr5.net) if you need assistance with these items.
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