PUHSD to Offer Free Summer School
Posted by Community Relations Department at 4/30/2014
Free Summer School will be offered for both current Phoenix Union students and incoming 9th graders. Current students will have the opportunity to earn a half-credit or a full credit this year at 12 campuses. The schools will run two sessions-a morning, and an afternoon. Students can attend one session for half credit, or both sessions for one full credit. Most schools will hold classes, May 27-June 26, Monday through Thursday. Courses will vary by campus. Current students should see there counselor for recommendations.
The Freshman Academy is for incoming ninth-graders who need to increase their math or English skills necessary to succeed in high school. Classes will be from 8 - 11:45 a.m. Mondays through Thursday, except Alhambra, which will run Mondays through Fridays. Courses offered will be: Independent Reading, Introduction to High School Literacy, and Introduction to High School Math. Enrichment classes in science and Academic Decathlon will also be available at some locations. Freshman Academy students who pass receive one-half credit if they attend a Phoenix Union school in the fall.
Free transportation, breakfast and lunch are available for Freshman Academy and regular Summer School. Registration deadline is May 16. For more information, students should contact their counselor, visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/SummerSchool or call (602) 764-1307.