Secondary Summer School
The Southern Lehigh School District continues to seek out and provide services to support families as they navigate the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic. We know this has been a challenging school year for many families and some students have struggled academically. Throughout the school year, the following supports have been available:
- 4 day in-person instruction
- Friday office hours with teachers
- In-person support on Fridays
- Academic contracts
- Extended deadlines
- Tutoring sessions
- One-on-one and group counseling
- Student and parent meetings
- Collaboration with parents
- Saturday study hall (at Middle School)
Regrettably, some students may fail courses despite these and other supports that have been available. At the High School level, failing courses could potentially jeopardize graduation by the end of the senior year. At the Middle School level, failing a course may impact a student's ability to understand content taught in future courses. Additionally, as per Board Policy 215, “a student in middle school who fails two (2) or more major subjects shall be considered for retention. Summer school may be an option to make up a failed course. The building principal shall be assigned the final responsibility for determining the promotion or retention of each student.”
Register for Summer School
If you are interested in registering for summer school, please complete the Secondary Summer School Registration Form. Using this form you can select multple summer school options based on individual needs.
NOTE: Keystone Courses are now available during summer school.
The Southern Lehigh School District will be offering three secondary summer school options:
Option 1: Southern Lehigh School District In-Person Summer School - Made possible by COVID-19 relief funds, Southern Lehigh School District is able to offer a limited selection of SLSD courses for summer school and credit recovery in Summer 2021. Taught in-person, at the Southern Lehigh High School, these courses will be condensed into 66 instructional hours for 1 credit courses and 33 hours for ½ credit courses. 66 instructional hours for middle school courses. This SLSD Summer School option includes both in-person learning and homework. Lunches will be available, as well as transportation (if needed). There is no cost to families.
Option 2: eLearn21 Virtual Summer Learning Academy with In-Person Support - Made possible by COVID-19 relief funds, Southern Lehigh School District is able to offer eLearn21 courses along with in-person support for summer school and credit recovery in Summer 2021. eLearn21 is the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit’s Virtual Learning Program. Students choosing this option will complete self-paced, asynchronous, online courses. However, students choosing this option MUST also physically report to the High School for 2.5 hours a day for four weeks per course. During that time, a tutor will be available to support students and monitor course completion. Additional time outside of the classroom may be needed to complete an entire eLearn21 course. Lunches will be available, as well as transportation (if needed). There is no cost to families.
Option 3: eLearn21 Virtual Summer Learning Academy - As in previous years, eLearn21 will continue to be offered for summer school and credit recovery in Summer 2021. eLearn21 is the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit’s Virtual Learning Program. Students choosing this option will complete self-paced, asynchronous, online courses. The cost for enrollment in the course(s) may apply.
If you have questions regarding the Secondary Summer School options, please reach out to Maggy Michel via email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questons specific to your child's grades or circumstances, please reach out to your child's guidance counselor.