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Summer School Offers Abundant Opportunities for Marion's Pre-K-12 Students


Kevin Christian, APR, CPRC, Director of Public Relations

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MARION COUNTY – Summer School 2022 offers students abundant opportunities to narrow learning gaps and enrich learning through hands-on activities during the “Summer Adventures in Learning” (SAIL) program.

Marion County Public Schools invites all students in grades Pre-K-12 to participate. Most Summer School programs run June 6–July 14, Monday–Thursday. Schools and district offices will be closed on Fridays during the summer.

Elementary students may be eligible to attend sessions like Third-Grade Reading Camps, Extended School Year (ESY), 21st Century learning programs, and various enrichment options. A Kindergarten Kickstart program at all elementary schools (except Fessenden due to scheduled power interruptions) is also set for July 11-14, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. each day and offers a preview for first-time students of what a regular school day looks like. Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) programs are also available. Sixteen elementary schools will serve as summer host sites for all elementary students district wide.

Middle and high school students can also attend enrichment classes, earn elective credits for certain courses, complete credit recovery options, or enhance their learning with opportunities for English Language Arts and mathematics, drivers’ education, and Marion Virtual choices. Classes vary in length but are offered within the June 6-July 14 timeframe.

Participating students receive free breakfast and lunch each day, and many students are eligible for free bus transportation.

Directions to register for Summer School will be emailed to parents and families via Skylert messaging, shared on the Family Access portal, and posted to Parents/Families can also contact their child’s school to register and ask questions.

Additional connecting options involve Engage MCPS sessions on the Teams platform. Dates and times for those sessions will be announced soon.

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