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Clay Schools Set Start Date For All Three Summer Learning Camps

All three summer learning camps in Clay County have their start dates set for 2022. That includes the the learning camp for rising 1st through 5th graders, learning loss bridge camp and STREAM mini camps. Supervisor of Instruction Misty Strong said that camps will start on May 23. However, Strong said the end date is still tentative. “We don’t know ... Read More »

TN Education Commissioner Visiting UC School Systems

Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn spent Monday touring Upper Cumberland school systems to get feedback on summer learning. Schwinn made a stop in Overton County Monday and fielded questions from school system leadership. Schwinn said that based on feedback, summer learning went well. “I think that a lot of it is the STEM work and really focusing on science, hands-on ... Read More »

Pickett K-8 Summer Learning Camp Combined Education And Fun

Pickett County K-8 summer learning camp ends Thursday after four weeks of education and fun. Principal Julia Barber said school staff used a combination of field trips and online and classroom learning to close the learning loss gap. “We took our reading post test yesterday, and I am very pleased when I looked over them last night when I got ... Read More »

Putnam Schools Using Standardized Testing For Summer School Targets

The Putnam County School System will use testing results to help target students for its Summer Learning and Bridge Camps. Director of Schools Corby King said that there has not been clear guidance from the state on Summer Camp expectations. However, King said the system knows it needs to address learning gaps caused by last school year’s closure and absences ... Read More »

Putnam Schools Reading Survey Helps Plan Curriculum

Putnam County Schools are reaching out to parents to gauge their thoughts on their children’s reading habits and ability. Preschool-4th Grade Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Jill Ramsey said this annual survey is even more important this year. Ramsey said with the pandemic and reading retention guidelines coming for third graders, the system needs to close reading gaps. “They get all ... Read More »

Jackson County Schools Approve Tentative Summer School Plan

The tentative Summer Learning Camp plan was approved by the Jackson County School Board Thursday night. The schedule approved is June 1 through June 28, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said the tentative plan will become finalized when enrollment numbers are confirmed. “We have a survey that will be going out and then followed ... Read More »

Dekalb Schools Open Summer Learning Camp Registration

Dekalb County Schools have opened registration for its Summer Learning Camp. The schedule is set for May 25 until June 23 from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Dekalb County Director of Schools Patrick Cripps said anytime students were out of the building, there was learning lost. “We have students that have been remote all year long and then we’ve had ... Read More »

Clay Schools Begin Summer Learning Camp Outreach

The Clay County School System will begin reaching out to parents this week about Tennessee’s mandated summer learning camp. Supervisor of Instruction Misty Strong said the program will run from May 24 until June 24 on a 4-day a week schedule. Strong said the system is looking at bench mark assessments, economically at-risk students and even successful students for the ... Read More »

PCSS Surveying Summer Learning Interest

Surveys for Putnam County students are going out this week to gauge interest for summer learning opportunities. The surveys are for two, four-week learning camps that begins June 1st for K-8 students. Communication Supervisor Hannah Davis said the results will be used to determine locations and staffing. “The Putnam County School System team is working together to really make this ... Read More »