Knock off the rust from the summer! Get a jump start on the year and review some academic skills in the process. And, just get back into the habit of waking up and getting to school on time.
TLS Gear-Ups are back with even more to offer! This year, we have academic Gear-Ups for each grade (1 – 8) in Literacy and Math. Students will have the chance to review concepts from the previous year, shore up foundational skills, gain a bit of confidence and momentum heading into a new school year.
In addition to literacy and math, we are offering some robotics/science and test prep classes. See descriptions below.
The school will offer snacks for those students who stay for the first two blocks, and we will offer lunches for those students who are here at 12:30 P.M.
*If you are unsure whether or not your student would benefit from Gear-Ups, reach out to your child’s teacher.
Offered to students in grades 1-8, TLS faculty members will create a fun, developmentally appropriate atmosphere for reviewing concepts and shoring up math skills as needed for the individual camper. Your student will register for the grade level he/she is entering.
Reading and writing and thinking, oh my! With classes offered for rising 1st to rising 8th, this course will review the previous grade’s skills and content as well as provide a preview of what is coming up for the new school year. Largely focused on writing, students will review grade-level appropriate grammatical concepts as well as engage in activities to sharpen syntax, vocabulary, and creativity in written communication.
4th – 5th Graders--Join this experiential outdoor camp where we will connect traditional academic content in math, science, language, and social studies to our incredible 40-acre campus. Nature-inspired poetry, math concepts found in the details of plants, science experiments in the Cardinal Run watershed, and explorations of the unique heritage and history of Scarlet Gate are all opportunities to make learning applicable and visible in the real world while also refreshing important academic skills.
Sharpening math skills? Check. Learning computer science? Definitely. Engineering and technology? Yep! In an all-in-one STEM learning experience, rising 4th-5th students will step into engineers’ shoes as they build and program their robots. They will become more tech-savvy along the way, and even get thinking about how science can solve real-world problems.
This is a general test prep course designed to familiarize students with standardized tests like Iowa, CogAT, OLSAT, and SSAT. If your student is interested in applying to the Fayette Co. Magnet programs, a boarding school, or you just want them to build their test-taking toolbox, this is a course for you! Students will work through practice tests, learn about testing formats, and more!
Open to rising 1st through 3rd graders, this course will review main topics, concepts, and ways of thinking like a scientist. At TLS, “Science is a verb,” so there will be plenty of hands-on experiments and engaging activities to allow your inner scientist to re-emerge from summer break!
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