High School Programs

 
 
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HHighschool_Transition.jpgigh School Jump Start. This summer program is packed with information. An increased academic workload and new ideas introduced can make the high school transition a challenge. This program is an opportunity to start developing the skills needed to be successful. Students receive help finding classrooms, opening lockers, and navigating the cafeteria. As well as a chance to meet classmates and teachers. All incoming 9th graders are encouraged to attend.                                                                                                  

Foss High School Program

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Transportation will be provided from local middle schools.
Location AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Gray Middle School 7:43am 12:50pm
Giaudrone Middle School 7:54am 12:38pm
Jason Lee Middle School 8:11am 12:18pm

    All bus times are subject to change based on participation


Lincoln High School Program

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Transportation will be provided from local middle schools.
Location AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Giaudrone Middle School 7:54am 12:36pm
Stewart Middle School        (S 50th & S D Street) 8:03am 12:29pm
First Creek Middle School 8:15am 12:18pm






 

All bus times are subject to change based on participation


Mount Tahoma High School Program

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Transportation will be provided from local middle schools.
Location AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Giaudrone Middle School 7:55am 12:21pm
Baker Middle School 8:09am 12:35pm
Gray Middle School 8:24am 12:12pm



 All bus times are subject to change based on participation


 

 Stadium High School Program

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Transportation will be provided from local middle schools.
Location AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Meeker Middle School 8:11am 12:33pm
Mason Middle School 8:05am 12:23pm
Jason Lee Middle School 8:19am 12:10pm

 All bus times are subject to change based on participation


Wilson High School Program

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All bus times are subject to change based on participation 

Transportation will be provided from local middle schools.
Location AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Mason Middle School 8:06am 12:26pm
Truman Middle School 8:17am 12:14pm






 



 

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Highschool_Transition.jpg Credit Retrieval. This programs gives incoming 8th – 12th grade students opportunities to recapture lost credit(s) using an online program called Edgenuity. Course features engaging multimedia and real world applications to help ensure students build essential skills needed for successful learning. Students will have access to teachers while at school and are expected to spend additional time for independent work. 

  • For incoming 9th - 12th grade students
  • June 26 - July 27, Monday-Thursday
  • Session 1: 8:30 am to 11:30 am
  • Session 2: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Locations: Mt. Tahoma, Stadium, Lincoln, Foss and Wilson
  • Bus tickets are provided
  • Frequently Asked Question about Credit Retrieval

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Highschool_Transition.jpg AP Summer Bridge. This program is designed to help students enrolled in advanced programs or I.B. start the year off right. Students will learn what to expect in their advanced classes, skills to be successful (reading, writing and collaboration strategies), and a chance to build positive and supportive connections before the first day of school. Students who participate will receive incentives and rewards for their participation and lunch will be provided by local restaurants. Start early, get prepared and find success in advanced programs and I.B.

 

  • ​For current Advanced Programs (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) students
  • August 21 - 25, 2017
  • 11:30am - 2:30pm (subject to change) 
  • Locations: Mt. Tahoma, Stadium, Lincoln, Foss, Wilson, SAMI

 

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School-based Programs. We offer a number of programs geared specifically toward individual student need. Teachers and schools identify students and send invitations. As a parent, if you see a program you think your child would benefit from but have not received an invitation contact your school or the program for more information.

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EnglishLangaugeLearners.jpgEnglish Language Learners. Serving students with limited English skills. This programs helps students live successfully in an English-speaking culture and in a multilingual, multicultural world. Schools will identify and invite students to participate. 
For more information contact the English Language Learner (ELL) team.


 

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tpssummer53.jpgStudent Services (Special Education) Extended Year. This program offers individualized lesson plans based on student need. Schools will identify and invite students to participate. Program runs for a 4-week period at Reed Elementary.  For more information contact the Student Services (SPED) team.


 

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First Look at iDEA

First Look is a unique spring and summer school program that will engage all incoming freshman.  The program is designed to introduce students to the opportunities and the environment that makes iDEA such an exciting place to learn. Our 125 freshman will spend collaborative time in the project-based lessons throughout the city.
The lessons are designed to build on each other creating outcomes that keep students activity engaged in learning over the summer months.  While Sneak Peak is only eight days, the days are placed in such a way to provide key points throughout the spring and summer to help us understand the students’ passions. Staff will create a connection so we can start strong in the fall as we work to build community, empathy, thinking, balance, and a life-long interest to learn and grow. Contact the Industrial Design Engineering and Art.

 

Dates: 2/15/17, 3/15/17, 4/15/17, 5/13/17, 6/22-23, 7/10/17, 8/8-9

 

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tpssummer53.jpg First Look at SAMI

First Look is a unique spring and summer school program that will engage all incoming freshman.  The program is designed to introduce students to the opportunities and the environment that makes SAMI such an exciting place to learn. Our 100 freshman will spend collaborative time in project-based lessons throughout the park. The lessons are designed to build on each other creating outcomes that keep students activity engaged in learning over the summer months.  While Sneak Peak is only eight days, the days are placed in such a way to provide key points throughout the spring and summer to help us understand the students’ passions. Staff will create a connection so we can start strong in the fall as we work to build community, empathy, thinking, balance, and a life-long interest to learn and grow. Contact the Science and Math Institute.

Dates: 2/15/17, 3/15/17, 4/15/17, 5/13/17, 6/22-23, 7/10/17, 8/8-9
    

 

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tpssummer53.jpg First Look at SOTA

First Look is a unique spring and summer school program that will engage all incoming freshman.  The program is designed to introduce students to the opportunities and the environment that makes SOTA such an exciting place to learn. Our 150 freshman will spend collaborative time in the project-based lessons throughout the city. The lessons are designed to build on each other creating outcomes that keep students activity engaged in learning over the summer months.  While Opening Act is only eight days, the days are placed in such a way to provide key points throughout the spring and summer to help us understand the students’ passions. Staff will create a connection so we can start strong in the fall as we work to build community, empathy, thinking, balance, and a life-long interest to learn and grow. Contact the School of the Arts

Dates: 2/15/17, 3/15/17, 4/15/17, 5/13/17, 6/22-23, 7/10/17, 8/8-9

        
 

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SAMI_1.jpg Back on Track at SAMI. This program is designed to help SAMI students who need more time, additional support and another opportunity to demonstrate their learning (50-60 students). Freshman to Juniors that need extra support have been identified and invited. Each student will participate throughout the month of June with the support of an instructor, using as much needed extra time to ensure thier successful completion of core course work. This work will put students back on track and ready to begin the school year in September. For more information contact the Science and Math Institute.


 

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SOTA_2.jpg Back on Track at SOTA. This program is designed to help SOTA students who need more time, additional support and another opportunity to demonstrate their learning (50-60 students). Students who need extra support have been identified and invited.  Each student will participate throughout the month of June with the support of an instructor, using as much needed extra time to ensure thier successful completion of core course work. This work will put students back on track and ready to begin the school year in September. For more information contact the Tacoma School of the Arts.


 

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