Course Info & Descriptions

Summer School 2018

Dates: June 18-21 (Mon-Thurs), June 25-28 (Mon-Thurs), 
July 9-12 (Mon-Thurs), July 16-19 (Mon-Thurs) 

Winneconne Community School District
2018 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:

  • June 18-21
  • June 25-28
  • July 9-12
  • July 16-19

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. 


Quicklinks to each school's offerings are listed below.

ES Enrichment
MS Enrichment
HS Summer
MS/HS Summer Band
Sports Camps


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 - $4 Fee GYM June 25-27 11:30-1:30
Girls Volleyball Gr. 6-8 Volleyball Camp - $4 Fee GYM June 25-27 9:00-11:00
Girls Basketball Gr. 4-5 Girls’ Basketball Camp HS GYM June 11-13 10:15-11:00
Girls Basketball  Gr. 6-8 Girls’ Basketball Camp HS GYM June 11-13 11:00-12:00
Boys Basketball Gr. 4-5 Boys Basketball Camp HS GYM June 18-20 10:15-11:15
Boys Basketball Gr. 6-8 Boys Basketball Camp HS GYM June 18-20 11:15-12:45
 Wrestling Gr. 3-5 Wrestling Camp   Wrestling Rm June 11-13 10:15-11:15
Wrestling Gr. 6-8 Wrestling Camp Wrestling Rm
June 11-13 11:15-12:30
Golf Camp Gr. 3-8 Coed Golf Beginners Lake Breeze June 18-21 12:30-1:15
Golf Camp Gr. 3-8 Coed Golf Advanced Lake Breeze June 18-21 1:30-3:30


Elementary 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

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

Keybaording – Mrs. Boyce

This course is designed to introduce and/or refine basic keyboarding skills.  The class uses a program called Typing Club.  Typing Club uses games and drills to teach basic keyboarding skills.  There are over 600 self paced lessons so each student is able to move at their own pace.  This is the same program utilized currently in the Elementary School, so students are able to pick up right where they left off during the school year. Max = 20 students - No Charge

K-2

ES RM TBD

8:00-9:45

Between the Pages: Library Fun! – Mrs. Jerabek

This course will engage students in reading, writing, and other library related activities! Students will have the opportunity to listen to daily read alouds, read and write stories, learn how to find library books, talk about authors, participate in reader’s theater, complete various STEAM activities, engage in library treasure hunts, and more! Students will also be able to checkout library books to bring home throughout the 4 weeks! Max = 20 students - No charge

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

Movin' & Groovin' - Miss Gasper

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 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

3-5 RM TBD 8:00-9:45
Super Scientists - Ms. Koenig and Ms. Johnson

Are you ready to be a scientist? Then this class is for you! Come explore with us! From states of matter to mixtures and solutions, to sink and float, your child will create exploding baggies and lava lamps, ice cream in a bag, hover crafts, solar ovens, and much more! If you're looking to have a lot of fun and get a little messy, come join us this summer. 
Max = 20 students - Supply cost $7
3-5  RM TBD  8:00-9:45 
Storybook STEAM - Mrs. Engel

Do you love to make things? Do you wish you had more time to tinker? This class is for you! Each day we will read a story, and be faced with a STEAM challenge! Steam stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math. This class will challenge you to use your creativity and knowledge of STEAM to come up with solutions to the problems in each story.
Max = 20 students - Supply cost $5
3-5  RMTBD  8:00-9:45 

 

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

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

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

Keyboarding – Ms. Boyce

This course is designed to introduce and/or refine basic keyboarding skills.  The class uses a program called Typing Club.  Typing Club uses games and drills to teach basic keyboarding skills.  There are over 600 self paced lessons so each student is able to move at their own pace.  This is the same program utilized currently in the Elementary School, so students are able to pick up right where they left off during the school year. Max = 20 students - No Charge

3-5 ES RM TBD 10:00-11:45
Between the Pages: Library Fun! – Mrs. Jerabek

This course will engage students in reading, writing, and other library related activities! Students will have the opportunity to listen to daily read alouds, read and write stories, learn how to find library books, talk about authors, participate in reader’s theater, complete various STEAM activities, engage in library treasure hunts, and more! Students will also be able to checkout library books to bring home throughout the 4 weeks!
Max = 20 students - No charge
3-5   ES Library 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. 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 Gasper

This class will promote a healthy active lifestyle with physical activity. It will combine individual 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 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! Get ready for an adventure in social studies and science as we explore sunken treasures around the world.  We will learn about sunken ships like the Titanic and the Edmund Fitzgerald and complete experiments to learn what makes ships sink and float.  We will also read about some famous pirates who searched for sunken treasures and learn about the places they visited. 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

3-5 RM TBD 10:00-11:45
Mindfulness from A-Z - Ms. Koenig and Ms. Johnson

Continuing the work the students do in their guidance classes, this course is designed to focus on calming strategies and coping with the feelings of everyday life. Each letter of the alphabet will focus on a mindfulness exercise. Students will reflect on experiences they've had using their mindfulness journals. Students will create their own mindfulness focus fidgets and toolbox to use in their everyday life. Come get focused with us! 
Max = 20 students - Supply cost $3 
K-2  RM TBD  10:00-11:45 
Wild for Wildlife – Mrs. McGrath 

For grades 3-5
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.   
Max = 20 students - No charge

For grades 3-5

Prepare to dress appropriately for outdoor fun each and every day.  This experience will include trips to the Norbert Rich School Forest.  Students must sign up for the entire time block from 8:00-11:45 a.m. as field investigations at the Norbert Rich School forest will be best conducted without limited time constraints. 

 

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 2018

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


Middle School Enrichment Opportunities

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

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES On-line Registration

Robot Wars – Mr. Thomas and Mr. Arps - Grades 6-8

This is a hands-on Robotics course where the students are given a design to replicate and then program to complete a task. The first robot is called the Tumbler. Students will compete by going through an obstacle course. The quickest team through the course is the winner. The second robot is called Protobot. This robot needs to be able to grab a tennis ball and place it into a variety of towers in a specified timeframe. Teams with the most points are the winners.  Students can select one week or both weeks.  
Max = 10 students - Supply cost $10

Wk 1 June 18-21
Wk 2 June 25-28
8:30-11:30 daily

Location: HS H107 

Eats and Treats - Mrs. Blank - Grades 6-8

Love to cook? Want to learn?  This class will teach you how to prepare a variety of dishes, read recipes, understand nutrition labels, and safety in the kitchen. Appetizers, main dishes, desserts and much, much more! Bon Appétit! Max = 20 students. Supply Cost $10

8:00-9:45 daily
or
10:00- 11:45 daily

Location: MS Room 15 

Kindness Club - Mrs. Engel and Ms. Noack - Grades 6-8

"In a world where you can be anything, be kind!” This class is all about kindness and service. We will find ways we can show our community how awesome our middle schoolers are. We will walk to various places in the community to do kind acts for people, much like community service. It may include visiting the library, local elderly homes, daycares, parks and more. Join us as we “spread kindness around like confetti!" Max = 20 students. Supply Cost $10

10:00 - 11:45 daily

Location: TBD
Art Mix it Up! - Ms. Horvath - Grades 6-8

Get ready to mix it up this summer! “Mix it Up” will have and arts and crafts emphasis with STEAM and a variety of outdoor activities blended in. Join us for a creative and fun summer!  
Max = 20 students – Supply cost $10.00
8:00-9:45 daily
or
10:00- 11:45 daily

Location: MS Art Room  
MS Library Hang-out - Mrs. Jerabek

Don’t BUY all of your summer books! Come to the MS library hang-out nights and check them out for FREE! Students interested in checking-out and discussing their latest books, are welcome to come and join in the fun! Refreshments and informal activities will be offered. If you’ve ever wanted to create a project out of an old book or read your original poetry to your friends, these are the nights for you. 
Max = 50 students - No charge
5:00pm-7:00pm
June 14, 28, July 12, 26,  Aug. 9 

Location: MS Library
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 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
 This course is being held four times. Two sessions August 13-14 two sessions 
August 15-16. 
Information will be sent out to all 5th grade students sometime this spring.  
Register on-line.

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


High School Summer School Activities

Please click here for the High School summer registration form

 

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES On-Line Registration

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

This is a one-day course being held on August 15, 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.

(HS PE for CREDIT) PE Strength and Fitness  
Instructors; T. Buelow, A. Flease, T. Lee
8:00 – 10:00 daily (max 30 students)

(HS PE for CREDIT) PE Sports Related Fitness - Two sessions 
Instructors;  T. Buelow, A. Flease, T. Lee
6:00 - 8:00 (max 60 students)
OR
8:00 – 10:00 (max 45 students)

June 11-15
June 18-22
June 25-29
July 9-13
July 16-20
July 23-27
 
(No classes week of July 4)

(HS Agriculture for CREDIT) Supervised Agriculture Experience
Instructor; J. Melby
(max 24 students)
 
Class dates and times to be arranged with Mr. Melby.
Class dates and times to be arranged with Mr. Melby. 
HS Library Hang-out - Mrs. Jerabek

Don’t BUY all of your summer books! Come to the HS library hang-out nights and check them out for FREE! Students interested in checking-out and discussing their latest books, are welcome to come and join in the fun! Refreshments and informal activities will be offered. If you’ve ever wanted to create a project out of an old book or read your original poetry to your friends, these are the nights for you.
Max = 50 students - No charge
7:00pm-9:00pm
June 14, 28, July 12, 26,  Aug. 9 

Location: HS Library 
Driver’s Education – Classroom Instruction

We are offering for incoming 10th grade students the classroom portion of Driver’s Education. 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 last day of class. Per Wisconsin DMV requirements, attendance at all classes is required.
No charge
June 18-21 (Mon-Thurs)
June 25-28 (Mon-Thurs)
July 9-12 (Mon-Thurs)
July 16-19 (Mon-Thurs)  

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

 MS/HS Summer School Band Opportunities

Please click here for the Summer Band Registration Form

 

Summer School Music Opportunities

Band Lessons for Middle and High School - Grades 7-12

Individual 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.

Register online. Mr. Jerabek or Mrs. Rahn will contact you with the specific class time. No charge

June 19, 20, 26, 27
July 3, 5, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
Lessons from 8:30-12:00 daily Location: MS Band Room

Beginning Band Lessons for Grade 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.

Register online. Mr. Jerabek or Mrs. Rahn will contact you with the specific class time. No charge

August 13, 14, 15, 16
Lessons from 8:00-12:30 daily Location: MS Band Room

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