Summer School 2021

Overview 

Adams 14 is thrilled to offer engaging, project-based summer learning opportunities for students in Adams 14! 

There are two programs available – World of Wonder (WOW!), which is a five-week program offered to students who will be working to explore, solve and work towards tailored recovery and acceleration over the summer. 

The district is also offering JumpStart, a two-week session that is open to all students. 

Want to find out more? Email summer@adams14.org.

Program Details:

WOW! Summer

  • Student registration 
    • April 15 – April 30 – registration for invited students
    • April 30 – June 7 – registration for waitlist students
  • June 1 – First day of WOW 
  • July 1 – Last day of WOW and Celebration of Learning

ESY and GT programming provided. 

JumpStart

  • Student registration
    • Open enrollment April 15-July 8
    • First come, first served, then waitlist

Credit Recovery for High School Students

  • Student registration
    • Open enrollment until filled.
    • Click here to register
  • June 1 – First day of Credit Recovery
  • July 22 – Last day of Credit Recovery

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What is the difference between WOW and JumpStart?

    WOW is a 5 week, invitation only program for students currently in K-8th grades. Students will become artists, engineers, and scientists as they  engage in an authentic learning experience designed to support core skills, language  development, and critical thinking. The amazing hard work of each K-8 student will be showcased in a community event on July 1, 2021. 

    JumpStart is 2 weeks, open enrollment program for students going into 1st-9th grades Fall 2021. Students will get a “JumpStart” on the concepts necessary for Unit 1 in Math and ELA.

  • Where is WOW and JumpStart?

    Session 1: WOW is at 3 elementary schools and 1 high school 

    Session 2: Jumpstart is at 1 elementary schools and 1 high school

  • How can I enroll my child in WOW?

    Sign and return the K-5 or 6-8 invitation you received in the mail to your child’s school, or to the ESS building by April 30th. There are a limited number of spots available. When spots are filled, students will be placed on a wait list.

  • My child received an invitation in the mail, do they have to go?

    Attendance is not required, but strongly encouraged! Please let us know if your child will be attending or not so we can plan accordingly.

  • One of my children was invited to WOW, the other was not. Can they both go?

    Spots are reserved for invited children first. If you want to add your child to a waitlist, you may do so here. Students on the waitlist will be contacted up to June 7 to fill open spots.

  • How can I enroll my child in JumpStart?

    You can reserve a spot for your child here. Spots are first come, first serve. Students on the waitlist will be contacted up to July 8 to fill open spots. 

  • Are there online learning options for my child?

    The online summer learning options are asynchronous activities in English Language Arts, mathematics, and science for K-12 students offered through the Activities for Break website. Asynchronous learning options are self-paced and self-directed. 

    Blueprint tutors are available by appointment (day or evening) for grades 6-12 as well. Contact Sarah Kirker at skirker@blueprintschools.org or 707-290-5261 for more information. Sarah is multilingual and is happy to answer questions in Spanish or English.

  • Is transportation and food provided?

    Yes. Breakfast and lunch is provided. Transportation is also provided. Families can look for a postcard to arrive in the mail for route information in May.

  • Where is the Festival of Learning Celebration on July 1?

    At your child’s summer school site. 

    • Central, for Central and Rose Hill 
    • Hanson, for Hanson and Kemp
    • Dupont, for Dupont, Monaco, Alsup
    • ACHS, for ACHS, LAHS, ACMS, KMS
  • Are there credit recovery options for my high school student?

    Yes, your child’s high school will be in contact with you and your child if they qualify. Contact mfloyd@adams14.org with any questions. 

Leadership
Dr. Amber Gardner

Manager of PreK-12 Mathematics
303-853-5015

Oralia Olivas

Executive Assistant to Chief Academic Affairs Officer
303-853-3244