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At Grand Rapids Christian Schools, we believe a student's learning and growth doesn't stop when the school year ends.

What is Summer Session, Jr?

Summer Session Jr. is a four-week targeted intervention program designed for students entering 1st through 5th grades across all Grand Rapids Christian Schools campuses.

Summer Session Jr. targets direct instruction on given standards to assist students in reaching grade-level performance before the start of a new school year.

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Who is Summer Session Jr. For?

Summer Session Jr is for incoming 1st — 8th graders who have been identified and invited by their teachers and campus education support services coordinators.

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When is Summer Session Jr?

2022 dates — Four weeks of the Summer Session Jr. Experience!

Summer Session Jr. Week One
Tuesday through Thursday, June 21, 22, 23

Summer Session Jr. Week Two
Tuesday through Thursday, June 28, 29, 30

Summer Session Jr. Week Three
Tuesday through Thursday, July 5, 6, 7

Summer Session Jr. Week Four
Tuesday through Thursday, July 12, 13, 14

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Courses

What courses are offered for Summer Session Jr?

Math

Elementary School Math

Instruction will focus primarily on building number sense and practice fact fluency to increase students’ abilities to think conceptually about mathematics. Math will only be offered during the afternoon session.

Middle School Math

Instruction will focus primarily on building number sense and reinforcing missing grade-level skills, focusing on the understanding and manipulation of fractions operations to increase students’ ability to think conceptually about mathematics. Math will only be offered during the afternoon session.

Reading

Elementary School Reading

Instruction focuses on bringing students to grade-level fluency and comprehension skills. Utilizing Reading Horizons and leveled texts, instructors help students master skills needed for their next year of school.

Middle School Reading

Instruction focuses on reinforcing grade-level fluency and comprehension skills. Utilizing leveled texts, instructors help students master skills needed for their next year of school with a focus on previewing content-specific vocabulary and texts used in the next grade level.

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When are the session for Summer Session Jr?

Summer Session Jr. has two session options:

Morning: 8:30 am — 10:30 am
Afternoon: 11:00 am — 1:00 pm

Students are welcome to register for both morning and afternoon courses only if they have been invited to participate in both reading and math.

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Location

Where is Summer Session Jr located?

Summer Session Jr. meets at Grand Rapids Christian High School, utilizing their state-of-the-art learning commons and study spaces.

Grand Rapids Christian High School
2300 Plymouth Ave. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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Cost

How much does Summer Session Jr cost?

AM or PM Session: $200 per student for the four weeks of the Summer Session Jr. program

Both AM and PM Sessions: $375 per student for the four weeks of the Summer Session Jr. program

Summer Session Jr. tuition is non-refundable.

A limited number of scholarships are available. All scholarship questions should be directed to Graham Schultze, Summer Session Jr. Supervisor, at gschultze@grcs.org.

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Register

Register for Summer Session Jr.

Please only register for the courses your child has been invited to participate.

For questions, please contact Graham Schultze at gschultze@grcs.org.
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