Summer Launch 2018

Summer Launch is D97’s summer program for students who have been identified for Tier 3 interventions in their schools. Participation in the Summer Launch program is by invitation only, and is free to students (with a $25 non-refundable registration fee). Invitation letters will be sent home with students beginnng February 23, 2018.

D97 Summer Launch’s program for incoming students to Kindergarten through fourth grade will include Reading/Writing Workshop and Math Enrichment, in which students will be able to continue to build on the reading and writing strategies they have learned during the regular school year, as well as participate in rich, high-quality math activities. The K-4 Summer Launch program will also help students to:

  • continue to build their skills towards becoming strong, confident readers and writers
  • receive personalized instruction in reading and writing
  • share their voices and feel valued
  • build meaningful connections with their teacher and peers
  • engage in rich mathematical learning and support

D97 Summer Launch’s program for incoming students to fifth through eighth grades will include Problem Based Learning, in which students will:

  • engage in project-based learning that will incorporate ELA and Math activities
  • receive personalized feedback from teachers and peers
  • engage in rich mathematical learning and support
  • share their voices and feel valued
  • build meaningful connections with their teacher and peers

Below are details for each Summer Launch program:

Program

K-4 Summer Launch

Who

Students identified as needing intervention support during the school year

Dates

Wednesday, June 13, 2017 – Wednesday, July 11, 2018 (Four weeks; no workshop on July 4)

Times

8:00 am to 12:00 pm (Monday - Friday)

Location

Longfellow School, 715 Highland Ave., Oak Park, IL 60304

Cost

$25 non-refundable registration fee per child

The remainder of the program’s cost will be covered by District 97.

Transportation

Transportation will not be provided by the district.

Families are responsible for the timely arrival and departure of your child each day.

Program

5-8 Summer Launch

Who

Students identified as needing intervention support during the school year

Dates

Wednesday, June 13, 2017 – Wednesday, July 11, 2018 (Four weeks; no workshop on July 4)

Times

8:00 am to 12:00 pm (Monday - Friday)

Location

Julian Middle School, 416 S. Ridgeland, Oak Park, IL 60302

Cost

$25 non-refundable registration fee per child

The remainder of the program’s cost will be covered by District 97.

Transportation

Transportation will not be provided by the district.

Families are responsible for the timely arrival and departure of your child each day.

The registration deadline for Summer Launch  is March 14, 2018.

If you have any questions about your child's participation in the program, please contact your child's school.

For assistance with registration, please contact Trecie Johnson in the Teaching and Learning at [email protected]