Course Info & Descriptions

Summer School 2017

Dates: June 19-22 (Mon-Thurs), June 26-29 (Mon-Thurs), 
July 10-13 (Mon-Thurs), July 17-20 (Mon-Thurs) 

Winneconne Community School District
2017 Summer School Program

This booklet includes the course descriptions, location, times, and registration instructions for our 2017 Summer School Program, including Summer Youth Sport Camps, ES and MS Enrichment Classes, Math and ELA re-teach / support, Guidance and School Transition Activities, Band Lessons, Driver’s Education, and High School PE for credit classes. Please follow the registration directions carefully, as we now have on-line registration for many of the classes.

Summer school will be held the following dates: test

  • June 19-22
  • June 26-29
  • July 10-13
  • July 17-20

Most of the classes will be held at the Elementary School with a few classes happening at the High School.

Students K-5 recommended for Math and ELA re-teach / support were notified by their teachers in March. Unfortunately, because of scheduling, in most cases student’s taking Math and ELA re-teach / support courses will not be able to take enrichment offerings.

There is NO Charge for summer school; however there may be a supply/material cost for some classes/camps. This will be payable to the teacher/advisor on the first day of class. 

If you have questions, please contact Todd Schroeder at 582-5800 ext. 2124. 


Summer Youth Sport Camps


Please click here for the Sports Camps online registration form


Descriptions Grades Location Dates Times
Girls Volleyball Gr. 3-5 Volleyball Camp HS GYM June 26-28 11:30-1:30
Girls Volleyball Gr. 6-8 Volleyball Camp HS GYM June 26-28 9:00-11:00
Girls Basketball Gr. 4-5 Girls’ Basketball Camp HS GYM June 19-21 12:30-1:30
Girls Basketball  Gr. 6-8 Girls’ Basketball Camp HS GYM June 19-21 11:00-12:30
Boys Basketball Gr. 4-5 Boys Basketball Camp HS GYM June 19-21 1:30-2:30
Boys Basketball Gr. 6-8 Boys Basketball Camp HS GYM June 19-21 2:30-4:00
Golf Camp Gr. 3-4 Coed Golf Camp Lake Breeze June 19-22 12:30-1:15
Golf Camp Gr. 5-6 Coed Golf Camp Lake Breeze June 19-22 1:30-2:15
Golf Camp Gr. 7-8 Coed Golf Camp Lake Breeze June 19-22 2:30-3:15


2017 Enrichment Course Descriptions

Please click here for the grades 4K-5 enrichment course registration form


There are a maximum number of seats available in each class. When a class is full, it will no longer be displayed as an option on the registration form. Please select another class.

8:00 to 9:45 ENRICHMENT CLASSES Gr Location Time

Intoroduction to 5K – Mrs. Vindhurst

This course is designed to introduce and/or reinforce basic readiness skills for kindergarten; including early literacy and math skills, along with social and emotional development. This will include letter recognition, applying letter and sound knowledge during reading and writing, engaging in interactive play with peers. Max = 20 students - Supply cost $5

K RM TBD 8:00-9:45

Getting Loose with Dr. Seuss – Mrs. Clark

Oh the places you’ll go as you pe into the wonderful wacky world of Dr. Seuss! This course explores classic tales from Horton Hears a Who to The Sneetches and more! Students will become Seuss enthusiasts as they create crafts and play games to go along with each of the four stories throughout the week. Grab your green eggs, your striped hat, and let’s go visit the land of the Lorax and his truffula trees! Max = 20 students - No Charge

K-2 RM 65 8:00-9:45

Creating with Clay – Mrs. Sundquist

Discover the many ways you can create works of art in Creating with Clay. Students will learn about the unique properties of clay and make functional clay containers. All pieces will be fired in a kiln, and glazed/painted. If time allows, additional art forms will be introduced. Max = 20 students - Supply cost $10

K-2

ES Art Room

8:00-9:45

Wonders of the Rainforest – Mrs. VanOss

Experience the world of the tropical rainforest, and meet its inhabitants-rare species of animals and plants that exist nowhere else on earth! We will make our own mini rainforest and rainforest creatures. Learn about mysterious plants as we grow our own seedlings. Be prepared to taste edible gifts from the rainforest too. Max = 20 students - Supply cost $5

3-5 RM TBD 8:00-9:45

2D Art Projects – Mrs. Welbes

Join us for an experience in the wonderful world of two dimensional art. We will create a three dimensional cityscape, kaleidoscope design, black and white pop art portrait, a ceramic graffito tile and the ever popular light graffiti photography. If you are interested in a unique drawing, painting, photography, and computer art class this is for you. Max = 20 students - Supply cost $10

3-5 ES Art Room 8:00-9:45

5, 6, 7, 8 … Let’s Dance – Mrs. Boyce

In this high energy class, students will learn a variety of dance styles such as jazz, hip hop, and pom. This class is designed to help students build strength and learn simple dance techniques. Students will learn choreographed dance steps while building self confidence and positive sportsmanship. Students will perform a choreographed dance routine at the end of the class. All skill levels are welcome, no experience is needed. Max = 20 students - Supply Cost $5

K-2

ES Small
Gym

8:00-9:45

Wild for Wildlife - Mrs. McGrath & Mrs. Horvath

Do you love exploring nature and learning about animals in the outdoors? Then this class is for you! Wild for Wildlife is a class that will take an in-depth look at the critters of Wisconsin. From our feathered to furry friends and creepy crawlies on the ground we will cover everything from eagles and deer to frogs and fish with just about everything in between. Students should be prepared to dress appropriately for outdoor fun each and every day. Part of this experience may also include trips to the Norbert Rich School Forest. Max = 20 students - No charge

3-5 RM TBD 8:00-9:45

Movin' & Groovin' - Ms. Reese

This class will promote a healthy active lifestyle with physical activity. It will combine inpidual skill development with cooperative teamwork and competitive play. The goal is for every participant to have fun and enjoy the benefits of physical education. There will be a variety of activities and sports. Be prepared for plenty of movement and a great workout. You will be required to wear gym shoes for the class. Max = 20 students - No charge

K-2 ES Gym 8:00-9:45

Under the Sea – Mrs. Ryf & Ms. Damon

Children will be turning our classroom into an underwater adventure as we study extraordinary ocean animals. We will learn about the ocean through science experiments, the exploration of the internet, creation of crafts, viewing of videos, writing about creatures and the reading of books. Our “ocean experts” will create an ocean factbook displaying all that was learned over the course of our exploration. We will conclude with a “Beach Party”! Max = 25 students - Supply cost $5

K-2 RM TBD 8:00-9:45

Cursive Writing – Mrs. Ellis

Come and discover this lost art. Don’t you want to sign your name when you have a checkbook, buy your first car or home? We will have a fun few weeks of learning to write in cursive. We will use markers, pudding, shaving cream and chalk to practice. Come and discover your signature. 
Max = 20 students - Supply cost $5

3-6 RM TBD 8:00-9:45

 

10:00 to 11:45 ENRICHMENT CLASSES Gr Location Time

Introduction to 5K – Ms. Vindhurst

This course is designed to introduce and/or reinforce basic readiness skills for kindergarten; including early literacy and math skills, along with social and emotional development. This will include letter recognition, applying letter and sound knowledge during reading and writing, engaging in interactive play with peers. Max = 20 students - Supply cost $5

K

RM TBD

10:00-11:45

Getting Loose with Dr. Seuss – Mrs. Clark

Oh the places you’ll go as you pe into the wonderful wacky world of Dr. Seuss! This course explores classic tales from Horton Hears a Who to The Sneetches and more! Students will become Seuss enthusiasts as they create crafts and play games to go along with each of the four stories throughout the week. Grab your green eggs, your striped hat, and let’s go visit the land of the Lorax and his truffula trees! Max = 20 students - No Charge

K-2 RM 65 10:00-11:45

Creating with Paint – Ms. Sundquist

Students will learn how to paint like famous artists. We will use watercolor paint, acrylic, and tempera paint. Projects will include “splatter painting”, clay and VanGogh painting. Great for students who want to explore painting. (paint shirt required) Max = 20 students - Supply cost $10

K-2 ES Art Room 10:00-11:45

Wild for Wildlife – Mrs. McGrath & Mrs. Horvath

Do you love exploring nature and learning about animals in the outdoors? Then this class is for you! Wild for Wildlife is a class that will take an in-depth look at the critters of Wisconsin. From our feathered to furry friends and creepy crawlies on the ground we will cover everything from eagles and deer to frogs and fish with just about everything in between. Students should be prepared to dress appropriately for outdoor fun each and every day. Part of this experience may also include trips to the Norbert Rich School Forest. Max = 20 students - No charge

K-2 RM TBD 10:00-11:45

3D Art Projects – Mrs. Welbes

Join us for an experience in the world of three dimensional art. We will create ceramic creatures, paint Tiki masks, build found object sculptures, construct edible towers, practice the art of quilling. We will also create an online portfolio of light graffiti photographs and experience computer art projects through Pixlr. If you are looking for a truly unique experience join us this summer. Max = 20 students - Supply cost $10

3-5 ES Art Room 10:00-11:45

5, 6, 7, 8 … Let’s Dance – Ms. Boyce

In this high energy class, students will learn a variety of dance styles such as jazz, hip hop, and pom. This class is designed to help students build strength and learn simple dance techniques. Students will learn choreographed dance steps while building self confidence and positive sportsmanship. Students will perform a choreographed dance routine at the end of the class. All skill levels are welcome, no experience is needed. Max = 20 students - Supply cost $5

3-5 ES Small Gym 10:00-11:45

Wonders of the Rainforest – Ms. VanOss

Experience the world of the tropical rainforest, and meet its inhabitants-rare species of animals and plants that exist nowhere else on earth! We will make our own mini rainforest and rainforest creatures. Learn about mysterious plants as we grow our own seedlings. Experience the lights and sounds of the rainforest while creating rainforest animals through light graffiti. Be prepared to taste edible gifts from the rainforest too. Max = 20 students - Supply cost $5

K-2

RM TBD

10:00-11:45

Movin' & Groovin' - Miss Reese

This class will promote a healthy active lifestyle with physical activity. It will combine inpidual skill development with cooperative teamwork and competitive play. The goal is for every participant to have fun and enjoy the benefits of physical education. There will be a variety of activities and sports. Be prepared for plenty of movement and a great workout. You will be required to wear gym shoes for the class. Max = 20 students - No charge

3-5 ES GYM 10:00-11:45

Search for Treasure Around the World – Mrs. Ryf & Ms. Damon

“ARRRGGG MATEY! We’re about to set off on a treasure hunt around the world, and I need your help!” Travel to far-away places without stepping off your school grounds! As we visit countries around the world, you will gather background information, create art projects, play international games, and enjoy snacks. You won’t even need to pack your bags to be a part of this vacation destination! Max = 25 students - Supply cost $5

3-5 RM TBD 10:00-11:45

Cursive Writing – Mrs. Ellis

Come and discover this lost art. Don’t you want to sign your name when you have a checkbook, buy your first car or home? We will have a fun few weeks of learning to write in cursive. We will use markers, pudding, shaving cream and chalk to practice. Come and discover your signature. 
Max = 20 students - Supply cost $5

3-6 RM TBD 10:00-11:45

 

4K SUMMER SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES On-line Registration

Kick off to 4K – Ms. Nigl

This class will get students excited for 4K and learn some basic skills to prepare them socially, and emotionally. Students will need to be attending 4K in the fall of 2017. The class will be taught by a licensed 4K teacher. The Kick off to 4K class will offer the following plus more:

  • Provide students the confidence needed for a successful start in 4K
  • Introduce future 4K students to the alphabet and environmental print
  • Engage in interactive play with peers
  • Support the anticipation of being in a school building
  • Music and movement

Max = 20 students – Supply cost $5.00

This course is for children who will be eligible for attending 4K in the fall of 2017

Daily Session times are from 8:00 to 9:45 OR 10:00 to 11:45

 

Please click here for the grades 6-8 enrichment course registration form


MIDDLE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES On-line Registration

MS Fun and Fitness – Ms. Flease - Incoming Grades 7-8

Fun and Fitness will consist of a variety of workout opportunities during the first half of our time and end with different fun activities each day. There will be a wide variety of activities that keep your heart rate up and the level of enjoyment high. Come to workout and stay for the fun!
Max = 25 students per session. No charge

Location: HS GYM
8:00 – 9:45 daily

Wk 1 June 19-22
Wk 2 June 26-29
Wk 3 July 10-13
Wk 4 July 17-20

MS Athletic Development weight training – Mr. Burmeister - Incoming Grades 7-8

The Athletic Readiness Program is focused on teaching the student how to lift with perfect technique. There are core lifts in the Athletic Readiness Program that will develop the hip and leg strength which is essential in all sports. This is strength and conditioning program designed to develop the student athlete’s explosive power and speed. It does not matter what sport the student is training for or his/her gender, this program will help each student run faster, jump higher and develop his/her athletic skills. Max = 25 students per session. No charge

Information Sheet

Location: HS Weight room
10:00 – 11:30 daily

Wk 1 June 19-22
Wk 2 June 26-29
Wk 3 July 10-13
Wk 4 July 17-20

Super Summer (Get your butt out of bed!) – Ms. Peterson - Incoming Grades 6-9

Ms. Peterson - Hey, middle schoolers! Who wants to have a super summer? That’s right. You do! Come join us each morning to start your day off in a positive way. This course is designed to keep us healthy and happy over the summer. We will determine the activities and set our agenda together. Possibilities include photography, cooking, walking field trips, yoga, volunteering, meditation, goal setting and action planning for the future, nature walks, art experiences, etc… Who doesn’t want to start their day in a happy way? Please join us; it’s going to be awesome! This course will be similar to WMS Wonderful life which was formerly run as a Focus time course at the middle school. Kids loved it! Max = 20 students per session. No charge

Location: MS Room 18
8:00 - 9:45 or
10:00 - 11:45 daily

Wk 1 June 19-22
Wk 2 June 26-29
Wk 3 July 10-13
Wk 4 July 17-20

Cursive Writing – Mrs. Ellis
(This course is also available to 6th graders, sign-up using the elementary enrichment course form @ https://goo.gl/JxSNL4)


Come and discover this lost art. Don’t you want to sign your name when you have a checkbook, buy your first car or home? We will have a fun few weeks of learning to write in cursive. We will use markers, pudding, shaving cream and chalk to practice. Come and discover your signature. 
Max = 20 students - Supply cost $5

Please click here for the guidance/school transition enrichment course registration form


GUIDANCE & SCHOOL TRANSITION ACTIVITIES On-Line Registration

Ready…Set…Relax! for incoming 6th Graders

Worried about middle school… or not really worried but would like to get ready? This course will explore a variety of topics of interest to the soon-to-be middle schooler. Fun activities, discussions, group interactions, movies, personal exploration, and study skills are some of the topics covered in this course. Students will also have the opportunity to meet the middle school 
Principal, get their schedules, locker assignments, and get their school supplies ready for fall. Students will be given a list of school supplies prior to the end of the year. Since one part of this 2 day class is labeling school supplies and organizing lockers, we ask that you have these supplies by the second day of this summer school course. No charge

Information sheet

This course is being held four times. Two sessions August 14-15 and two sessions 
August 16-17. Information will be sent out to all 5th grade students sometime this spring.
Register on-line with link above.

Daily session times are from 8:00 to 10:00 OR 10:15 to 12:15

High School 101 – for incoming 9th Graders

Everything you “weren’t” sure you wanted to know about high school but thought you had better ask. This is a one day course, student should sign up to attend on only one of the dates.

For the incoming freshmen who would like to start high school not worried about:

  1. Understanding my schedule and finding my classrooms
  2. What is my locker combination and how do I open my locker?
  3. What will my typical day be like?
  4. How do I get my lunch and where do I eat it?

The class will also cover transcripts, a guided school tour Q & A with high school students, and MUCH, MUCH more! This is a more in-depth informational class than the orientation night and is highly encouraged for all in-coming freshmen. No charge

Information Sheet

This is a one-day course being held on August 16
9:00 - 11:00 OR 1:00 - 3:00 

Instructors are Theresa Sonnleitner & Sarah Meyer, High School Counselors. Information will be sent out to all 8th grade students sometime this spring.
Register on-line with link above.

 

Follow the registration instructions listed within the description of each class listed below.


HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

Driver's Education – Classroom Only

We are offering for incoming 10th grade students the classroom portion of Driver’s Education. The behind-the-wheel portion of Driver’s Education will need to be arranged through private schools by the parents.

Current Freshmen parents will be contacted by the HS this spring with all necessary information and requirements. Eligible students: Must be 15 years old as of the first day of class.

No Charge.

On-line Registration at: https://goo.gl/DlOSD4

June 19-22
June 26-29
July 10-13
July 17-20

Section 1 - 8:00-10:00
Section 2 - 10:15-12:15
Section 3 - 12:30-2:30

(FOR HS PE CREDIT) PE Strength and Fitness (Course# 910)

June 12-16, June 19-23, June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21 (No classes week of July 4)

Instructors - T. Buelow and R. Burmeister

No charge.

Students who requested summer PE will receive registration information directly from the high school student services department.

June 12-16
June 19-23
June 26-30
July 10-14
July 17-21

Class Times: 
7:00-9:00 am
8:00-10:00 am
9:00-11:00 am

 

Summer School Music Opportunities

Band Lessons for Middle and High School - Grades 7-11

Inpidual lessons are a great opportunity for students to gain additional skills and continue to progress on their instrument throughout the summer. It is also a time when students can learn a secondary instrument for the jazz ensemble (these students will be scheduled with the beginner groups). Lessons will be schedule in 15 minute slots.

Students will sign up for this course through Mr. Jerabek. No charge

June 19-22, June 26-29 
July 10-13, July 17-20
9:00 and 12:00 daily 
Location: HS Band Room

Percussion / Drumline Camp – Grades 7 – 11

This class will focus on Marching percussion fundamentals in addition to working on the Winneconne High School Drumline for 2017.

Students will sign up for this course through Mr. Jerabek. No charge

August 14- 17 and August 8-11
10:00 – 12:00 daily 
Location: HS Band Room

Beginning Band Lessons for Grades 5 (incoming grade 6)

This is a great opportunity for students who play/like instruments and get instruction to gain skills and continue to progress on their instrument throughout the summer.

Students will sign up for this course through Mrs. Zemlock & Mrs. Rahn. No charge

July 31-August 3 and August 7-10
9:00 - 12:00 daily 
Location: HS Band Room

MS Pep Band – Grades 7 – 8 Mrs. Rahn

Band Students entering grades 7 & 8 will explore pep band music as a large group.

Students will sign up for this course through the following link https://goo.gl/forms/iLwjwmMDyomY0OYK2. No charge

August 14- 17
9:00 – 10:00 daily 
Location: MS Band Room

MS Show Choir – Grades 6 – 8 Mrs. Rahn

Choir students entering grades 7 & 8 will explore show choir & choreography.

Students will sign up for this course through the following link https://goo.gl/forms/bFX0W7hDaO47rZzB3. No charge

August 14- 17
10:30 – 12:00 daily 
Location: MS Choir Room
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