Summer Learning Academy to Begin on July 1, 2021

The Board of Education announced the formation of the Newton Public Schools Summer Learning Academy beginning on July 1, 2021.  It will be open to all students entering grades K-12 at Merriam Avenue School, Halsted Middle School, and Newton High School.  A brief introductory presentation was made to the public and is attached below.

Summer Learning Academy Presentation 4-27-21

Program highlights include:

  • 30 day learning opportunity from Thursday July 1 to Friday August 13 (off on July 2 and 5)

  • Learning activities run Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

  • Breakfast at 8:00 am and Lunch at 12:30 pm daily

  • Program Focus

    • Teacher-designed learning acceleration activities plus targeted interventions 

    • Social-emotional learning built into the academic instruction

    • Emphasis on hands-on, project-based approaches where appropriate

Marketing for the program will begin with an informational mailing to all families by May 5th.  School-specific programming will be announced afterward.

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