Middle School Summer Programs

middle_school_Transition.jpg Middle School Jump Start
For all incoming 6th grade students. An increased academic workload and new ideas introduced can make the middle school transition a challenge.  These are important days for incoming middle school students to start developing the skills needed to be successful. In addition to receiving help finding classrooms, opening lockers, meeting teachers and navigating the cafeteria; student will learn important learning strategies they can use to start the school year strong!  Don't let your student miss out. All 6th grade students should plan on attending and are automatically enrolled for Jumpstart when they enroll in Middle School. 

Date: August 21 - 24, 2017 (except First Creek)
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

For transportation information (TBD for 2016), see Middle School Jump Start or choose your school: Baker, First Creek, Giaudrone, Gray, Jason Lee, Mason, Meeker, Stewart, Truman

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School-based & Special 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 child's school or the program for more information.

baker_05.jpgBaker Summer Camp  
This 5 week program is offered to incoming 7th and 8th grade students based on Math and Reading test scores. Afternoon enrichment and recreation will be provided through the YMCA Bulldog Center. Breakfast & Lunch will be provided to all participants. Transportation will be provided from local elementary schools. Baker Summer Program registration packets are available at Baker and they are not available via TPS website.

Location: Baker Middle School
Dates:  July 10 - August 9, Monday-Wednesday
Time: 8:45am - 3:30pm
Contact: Baker Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick Up PM Drop Off
Larchmont Elementary 7:59am
Fern Hill Elementary 8:08am
Stafford Elementary 8:16am
Birney Elementary 8:24am


gms-applause.jpgHusky Summer Learning Academy (Giaudrone)
The Husky Summery Learning Academy will provide a mix of academic and enrichment activities to incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Giaudrone students in partnership with the YMCA. Breakfast & Lunch will be provided for all participants! Transportation to Giaudrone Middle School will be provided from Mann, Edison, Reed, and Whitman.  Every Thursday, sutdents will participate in a YMCA sponsored field trip. 


Location: Giaudrone Middle School
Dates: July 10 - August 3, Monday - Thursday
Time: 9:15am - 2:45pm
Contact: Giaudrone Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Mann Elementary 7:50am
Edison Elementary 8:01am
Reed Elementary 8:15am
Whitman Elementary 8:22am

firstcreek_03.jpg First Creek Summer Camp
This 5 week program is offered by invitation to incoming 7th and 8th grade students, to stay connected to learning through meaningful academic and social experiences, in partnership with the YMCA. Every Thursday, the students will attend a field trip that conicides with concepts taught during the week. Each student will receive an individualized academic program. Transportation will be provided from home elementary schools. Breakfast and lunch provided for all participants free of charge.

Location: First Creek Middle School
Dates: July 5 - August 3, Tuesday - Thursday
Time: 9am - 2:30pm 
Contact: First Creek Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Blix Elementary 8:00am
Roosevelt Elementary 8:05am
Lister Elementary 8:10am
Sheridan Elementary 8:18am
Boze Elementary 8:23am

Jason Lee Summer Academy

This 5 week program serves 150 Jason Lee students. This 5 week program serves 150 Jason Lee students. Students receive math, language arts, AVID (college prep) and physical education instruction. See video of program.                                                                                                                                                   

Location: Jason Lee Middle School
Dates: June 26 - July 20, Monday - Thursday
Time: 7:45am - 2:45pm
Contact: Jason Lee Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick up PM Drop Off
McCarver Primary 6:59am 3:00pm
People's Center 7:06am 3:04pm
Stanley Elementary 7:12am 3:09pm
Franklin Elementary 7:22am 3:18pm
Grant Elementary 7:30am 3:24pm
Lowell Elementary 7:37am 3:31pm

tpssummer18.jpg Gray Pilot Success Academy
This 3 week program is offered by invitation only to incoming 7th and 8th grade students to stay connected to learning through integrated, relevant academic experiences.  Students will participate in literacy, math, and AVID sessions that will be part of a project-based culminating activity, including enrichment opportunities.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all participants.

Location: Gray Middle School
Dates: July 5 - July 20
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm 
Contact: Gray Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Edison Elementary 8:08am
Arlington Elementary 8:16am
Manitou Park Elementary 8:25am

gms-applause.jpg ​Truman Summer Academy

This program will serve students to improve their grades and/or earn Moving Up certificate after completing work. Students will prepare for next year's expectations by completing their summer school work. Breakfast and Lunch provided. 


Location: Truman Middle School
Dates: June 20-June 29,
Time: 8:30am-12:00pm 
Contact: Truman Middle School 

 ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation        

Location AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Oakland Alt Site 7:14am 1:37pm
Wainwright Intermediate 7:26am 1:25pm
Whittier Elementary 7:33am 1:12pm
Delong Elementary 7:44am 1:00pm
Hunt Site 7:49am 12:51pm
Geiger Elementary 7:55am 12:45pm
​Skyline Elementary ​8:06am ​12:33pm
Downing Elementary 8:13am 12:24pm
​​​​Pt. Defiance Elementary ​8:22am ​12:12pm

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Stewart Panther Learning Academy

In partnership with the YMCA, the Stewart Panther Learning Academy is offering a well rounded experience for Stewart students which includes reading, science, investigations around gardens, habitats, biospheres and much more. There will be field trip experiences to compliment the learning. Breakfast and lunch are provided. 


Location: Stewart Middle School
Dates: July 3 - July 27
Time: 9am - 2:45pm 
Contact: Stewart Middle School 

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick Up PM Drop Off
Blix Elementary 7:58am
Lyon Elementary 8:05am
Fawcett Elementary 8:11am
Mann Elementary 8:17am
Whitman Elementary 8:23am

baker_05.jpgEnglish Language Learners
Serving middle school 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. 

Location: First Creek, Gray, Truman
Dates: TBD
Time: TBD
Contact: English Language Learners (ELL)

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch     ✔ Transportation

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(Special Education)
This program offers individualized lesson plans based on student need. Schools will identify and invite students to participate. Program runs for 4 Weeks at Reed Elementary.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Location: Reed Elementary
Dates: TBD
Time: TBD
Contact: Student Services (SPED)

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    For transportation information, contact the Student Services (SPED) team.