Summer Avalanche - South Middle

Last Updated: 4/19/2021 8:08 PM

South Middle School

A PDF of all available programs can also be downloaded here!

Break the Mold – Make your artwork come alive in this summer’s exciting course of stop-motion production. Students will use both sculpting and illustrative techniques to film their own original movies!

DATES: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday); July 12-15; July 19-22; July 26-29 (Students may register for one, two, three or all four sessions)

TIMES: 9:00-11:00 AM GRADES: 6-8

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Graphic Novels – Students will be encouraged to unleash their most inventive selves in this eight-day creative writing course that will focus on the art of graphic novels in the hopes of inspiring students to create a work of their own making.

DATES: July 6-15

TIMES: 9:00- 11:00 AM GRADES: 6-8

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Getting Fit Through Lit – These four-day, on-the-go sessions will pull kids out of their seats and up on their feet for some interactive, literacy-based fitness fun!

DATES: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday); July 12-15; July 19-22; July 26-29 (Four-day sessions)

TIMES: 9:00-11:00 AM GRADES: 6-8

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Video Games as Literature – This eight-day summer session will focus on storytelling through video games, with an exploration of character development, literary elements and real-world themes through modern media.

DATES: July 19-29

TIMES: 9:00-11:00 AM GRADES: 6-8

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Through the Grapevine – Students will learn the basics of making a successful podcast before trying their hand at a segment of their own!

DATES: July 19-29

TIMES: 9:00-11:00 AM GRADES: 6-8

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Formula for Fitness – Put your pencils down and get ready to move in these fast-paced, interactive sessions meant to increase your heart rate AND your math skills!

DATES: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday); July 12-15; July 19-22; July 26-29 (Students may register for one, two, three or all four sessions.)

TIMES: 12:00-2:00 PM GRADES: 6-8

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Down to a Science – Enjoy hands-on activities geared toward enhancing your skills and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)!

DATES: July 19-22

TIMES: 12:00-2:00 PM GRADES: 6-8

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Italian Immersion – Get a fun feel for Italian culture by engaging in interactive activities designed to improve fluency and comprehension.

DATES: July 6-15; July 19-29

TIMES:12:00-2:00 PM GRADES: 6-8

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Mindful Movements – Learn to relax your mind and remain in control through breathing, meditation and movement; from quick and basic techniques that can be used during quiet moments to more in- depth practices to support you through life’s challenges.

DATES: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday); July 12-15; July 19-22; July 26-29

TIMES: 12:00-2:00 PM GRADES: 6-8