Summer School

Summer School 2020

The Hallsville School District is excited to offer in-seat summer school for incoming kindergarten through 8th-grade students. Hallsville High School will provide online summer school providing several options for students to receive high school credit and therefore continue on-track for graduation.  As we continue to move forward with a traditional in-seat summer school, the safety and wellness of our students and staff continue to be our number one priority. The following are health guidelines we will follow to increase the safety of students and staff:

  • We are limiting the number of students in each classroom to provide adequate spacing. Students (K-8) will remain in their homeroom throughout the day.

  • We are rearranging desks to increase space in between students. 

  • We will practice social distancing as much as we are able to and is possible. Teachers will be encouraged to limit students' contact.  For example, not having the class gather on a carpet or limit close proximity group activities.

  • We will have a nurse on campus to provide additional health support.  

  • Sick students or staff must remain at home. 

  • Parents/guardians are encouraged to monitor their child’s temperature and keep them home if they have 100.0 or greater. 

  • Students will have breakfast and lunch in their classroom. 

  • Custodians will be doing extra cleaning and disinfecting in classrooms and bathrooms.  

  • Buses will be disinfected between each AM & PM routes. 

  • Students will have frequent breaks to wash hands during the day.

  • Hand sanitizer stations have been installed in various locations within the building.  More stations will be installed as supplies come in.

  • Water fountains will be closed. The district will provide reusable water bottles (K-5)  that will stay at school and be disinfected, or students may bring water bottles from home. Middle school students are highly encouraged to bring water bottles or reusable water containers. All schools have water bottle filling stations.

  • District playgrounds and libraries will be closed.  Administrators are actively working on creating opportunities for students to have physical activity breaks and access to library materials to check-out.  

  • Students will be allowed to wear masks; however, they must be provided by the parent or guardian. Mask care procedures must be taught at home. 

  • Staff will be encouraged to wear masks, especially when working in close proximity with students and when social distancing guidelines do not allow. 

  • We will prohibit the sharing of school supplies. All supplies needed will be provided by the classroom teacher or a supply list will be provided to families prior to summer school starting.  

  • Due to the unique circumstance, we will not offer attendance rewards such as gift cards at the end of summer school. 

  • Visitors and parents are discouraged from being in the building during summer school.


Kindergarten Jumpstart: 
July 20 - July 31
 

Kindergarten Jumpstart is a half-day program for students entering kindergarten in the fall of 2020.  The program runs July 20 - July 31. There is a morning AM class from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and an afternoon PM class from 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  

  • Registration:  Registration is open from Friday, June 8 - June 19.  

  • Enrollment:  Due to staffing and state/local health guidance, it is possible that not all students who register will be able to attend summer school.  Priority will be given to students who qualify for Extended School Year Services (ESY).  Registration will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis but enrollment may be based on flexibility with am/pm session preferences.  This means that completing this registration form does not guarantee enrollment for summer school.  Notification of enrollment will be made via email prior to the start date.  The district intends to release this information on July 3, 2020. 

  • Location: Kindergarten Jumpstart will be held at Hallsville Primary School.

  • Transportation:  Transportation is not available for students enrolled in Kindergarten Jumpstart.  The doors open at 8:05 a.m. each morning for student drop-off.  The doors open at 11:50 a.m. for afternoon session drop-off.

  • Meal Services:   Breakfast is served daily from 8:05 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Lunch is not provided. The cost of breakfast is $1.25.  

  • Summer School K-5 Administrators:  


1st - 8th Grade Summer School:  July 13 - July 31 


In-Seat summer school will be offered Monday through Friday for students entering 1st-8th grade July 13, 2020, through July 31, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Students enrolling in summer school must have attended the Hallsville School District during the 2019-2020 school year.  The primary and intermediate schools will offer classes in reading and math.  Middle school will offer remediation classes in reading, math, science, and social studies.  Due to the current circumstances, the summer play for students enrolled in 4th-8th grade will not be offered. 

  • Enrollment:  Due to staffing and state/local health guidance, it is possible that not all students who register will be able to attend summer school.  Priority will be given to students who qualify for Extended School Year Services (ESY) and students needing remediation.  Registration will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis but enrollment may be based on need for student remediation.  This means that completing this registration form does not guarantee enrollment for summer school.  Notification of enrollment will be made via email prior to the start date.  The district intends to release this information on July 3, 2020. 

  • Summer School Locations:  

    • Grades 1&2:  Hallsville Primary School

    • Grades 3-5:  Hallsville Intermediate School.  

    • Grades 6-8:  Hallsville Main Campus 

  • Transportation: Families are encouraged to transport their child/children to and from school during summer school.  If families are unable to provide their own transportation, limited busing will be available.  Social distancing on buses will not be feasible.  

  • Meal Services:   Breakfast is served daily from 8:05 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. and lunch is available for students during the school day.  Menus will be provided before the first day of summer school. If your child qualifies for free and reduced meals during the school year, they will continue to qualify during summer school. All meals will be served in disposable paper bags. 

  • Summer School Administrator:  


9th- 12th Grade Summer School
July 13 - July 31 

Online summer school will be offered Monday through Friday for students entering 9th - 12th  grade July 13, 2020, through July 31, 2020.  It is expected that students will have 4 hours of work and instruction per day.     

  • Registration:  Online registration is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  You can complete the online registration here.  Registration forms must be complete separately for each student. All registration must be completed by Friday, June 19, 2020.  

  • Course Offerings: The purpose of an online-only summer school is to provide several options for students to receive high school credit and therefore continue on-track for graduation.  Offerings will include Personal Finance and Health for initial credit, and Credit Restoration for students needing to recover credit from failed courses needed for graduation. 

  • Summer School Administrator:  Matt Cooley, mcooley@hallsville.org

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