Summer School Information

The Rich Hill R-IV District will be offering summer school the week of Monday, May 18th until Friday, May 29th.  The days will run from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm and will include breakfast and lunch.  There will be NO SCHOOL on Memorial Day.  Buses will be available for students eligible to ride during the regular school year.

Best of all, summer school provides students with an opportunity to experience some enrichment activities that might not be available during the regular school year as teachers concentrate on preparing students for standardized testing.  Some of the options this summer include:

Exploring the Alphabet! Pre-K -Ms. Smith and Mrs Tourtillott 

This class is for students entering kindergarten in the fall of 2015.  Students will learn basic skills and routines to better prepare themselves for kindergarten.

On Your Mark, Get Set, GO to 1st Grade! – Mrs. Collier

For incoming 1st graders – Hand on activities, games, videos and IPads will be your tools in this fun-filled exploration!

Terrific Travels – Mrs. Gayman and Mrs Heckadon

This class is for students who would like the adventures of traveling without leaving the comforts of school.  Students will follow Laura Ingalls Wilder on her adventures from the Big Woods to the Missouri Ozarks.  This class is for students entering 2nd or 3rd grade.

Dog Days of Summer – Mrs. Cooper and Ms. Buesing

For 4th -6th graders.  Are you a Diary of a Wimpy Kid fan?  Join this group at summer school to explore the series.  You even get to act out one of the books!

Super Science Summer School – Mrs. Thompson

For students entering grades 5 – 8.  Do you want to become a super sleuth and do lots on interesting hand-on activities that center around science?  The day will fly by with lots of fun experiments.  Don’t miss the opportunity to learn many new things about SCIENCE!

Please return the enrollment form by May 8th.  Students who don’t miss a day will receive a FREE wristband for the 4th of July Carnival.

For those students in the upper grades there are several options available.

Personal Finance

Dawn Breckenridge

Grades: 11, 12

Credit: ½

 Understanding and managing personal finances are key to ones future financial success. This two-week summer school course is based on the Missouri Personal Finance Competencies and presents essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about real world financial issues.

*Must have for graduation in the state of Missouri

Consumer Math

Dawn Breckenridge

Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: ½

 Consumer Mathematics will give students the opportunity to learn the math that is used on a daily basis, in daily life. Students will be learning math skills such as balancing a checkbook, creating a budget, money management, buying a car or home, personal record keeping and paying taxes. The goal of a Consumer Math course is to enable students to make educated decisions on matters of personal finance. This course prepares students for life and provides a ½ credit for high school graduation.

*Does not meet requirements for college entrance

Lifetime Fitness

Coach Rapp

Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: ½

This four week elective (May 18th – June 12th), co-educational physical education course is open to students who will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis with seniors given priority. Students must dress appropriately for the class activities (with gym shoes). Activities may include but are not limited to: Weightlifting, basketball, golfing, bowling, horseshoes, badminton, tennis, etc. Students will attend four weeks of half day summer school (8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)

American Heritage/Native American Heritage

J.W. Lantrip

Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: ½ Credit Social Studies

 This class will concentrate on the American Indian and their influence in American Heritage. Items included will be:

Exploration and introduction of the Europeans to the native peoples.

  1. Land acquisition of the American nation.
  2. Lewis and Clark’s adventure.
  3. Westward movement of the people and pioneer life.
  4. Native Culture and Legends.
  5. Native Americans in today’s society.

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