Info on Elementary & Middle School Summer School

June 29, 2017

Selected elementary students will LEAP into summer learning on Wednesday, June 28.

LEAP is the division’s full-day remediation and enrichment summer program for about 500 selected K-5 students and rising kindergarten students without preschool experience.

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  • (Enrollment is closed. Letters have been mailed to parents of students invited to participate in LEAP 2017.)
  • The program will be held at Hillpoint Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays — starting June 28 and ending July 27.
  • Morning sessions will focus on academic remediation, and afternoon sessions will focus on enrichment opportunities.
  • LEAP administrators are elementary assistant principals Jennifer Conner and Jill Paraska.
  • The program also provides some health and wellness activities, such as vision and hearing screenings, dental exams, physical fitness screenings, life and safety skills, and conflict resolution lessons.
  • Community partners in the 2017 program include United for Children / United Way of South Hampton Roads, Early Childhood Development Commission of Suffolk, Hampton Roads Community Health Center / Healthy Smiles, Birdsong Foundation, Suffolk Library System, Suffolk Parks & Recreation, Suffolk YMCA, Suffolk Partnership for a Healthy Community, Triple T Sports Center, and Western Tidewater Community Services Board.
  • Enrichment activities will include field trips, sign language, swimming, woodworking, crafting, dance, aerobic exercise, computer coding, movie-making, team sports, reading in rhythm, healthy eating, gymnastics, book club, science camp, fitness, and computer creations.
  • For more information, contact Conner at or Paraska at


Selected middle school students will LAUNCH their summer learning on Wednesday, July 5.

LAUNCH is the division’s middle school remediation and enrichment program for selected students.  

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  • (Enrollment is closed. Letters have been mailed to parents of students invited to participate in LAUNCH 2017.)
  • The program will be held at King’s Fork Middle School from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, starting July 5 and ending August 3.
  • For more information, contact LAUNCH administrator Steve Smith at