Republic School District

Summer school is just around the corner, and we are excited about the offerings available to our students! As a reminder, all summer school programs are FREE! Registration can be done online, and the links can be found below. The deadline to enroll will be May 5. 
 
summer school Students participating will be enrolled in the grade level they will attend for the 2017-2018 school year (EX: current 5th graders will enroll at RMS as 6th graders, current 8th graders will enroll at RHS as 9th graders). This means that incoming kindergarten students are eligible to enroll as well!  
 
Breakfast and lunch will be provided FREE of charge for all children 18 and under. We are excited to offer Spanish as a specials class for all of our elementary students again this year! Full transportation will not be provided by the district. However, a shuttle bus between RHS and RMS will be provided. Details can be found below. 
 
 
Summer school will take place Monday through Friday using the below schedule: 
Elementary: May 30-June 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Kindergarten pick-up at 2:40 p.m.)

RHS and RMS: May 30-June 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
 
 
 
Elementary Summer School: SLAM Academy
  
 
What's the focus of Summer SLAM?  
The elementary summer school program, SLAM 2017 (Summer Learning And More) is going to center around service learning. We are also very excited about offering Spanish as a specials class for all of our SLAM students! Current assistant principal at Price Elementary, Erin Wayt will be the Elementary Summer School Principal, and Mrs. Leanne Gove (Current 5th grade teacher at Price & 2017-18 Lyon Assistant Principal) will serve as Lead Teacher to assist Mrs. Wayt. We are looking forward to a summer full of leadership development and learning from leaders in our community!  
 
What's the schedule for Summer SLAM?  
Summer school for elementary students will begin on May 30th and end on June 23rd. School is in session each day, Monday through Friday. Summer SLAM time is 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  However, to ensure a smooth pick-up process, we are asking that adults picking up Kindergarten students arrive at 2:40 p.m., park and come in the building to pick up their Kindergarten student and any siblings. Additional information on drop off and pick-up is below.  
 
Who can attend Summer SLAM? 
SLAM will be available for students entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2017 through current 4th graders. Current 5th graders will attend summer school at Republic Middle School. For Summer SLAM, all students will be enrolled in the grade level they will attend for the 2017-2018 school year. 
 
TAKE NOTE: Students attending summer school must be up-to-date on all required vaccinations for the grade they will be in for the 2017-2018 school year. This primarily impacts incoming kindergarten, 8th grade, 9th grade and 12th grade students. CLICK HERE for a summary of these requirements. May 20 is the deadline to have vaccinations updated in order to attend summer school.  
 
Where is Summer SLAM located?  
Just as last year, SLAM 2017 will be housed in two buildings. Since no transportation is provided during summer school, this will help us ensure a smooth traffic flow process for our community. Sweeny and Price will be the two sites used. Sweeny will house all students who regularly attend Sweeny and Lyon, while Price will house all students who regularly attend Price, Schofield, and McCulloch. If you do not attend the Republic School District, but are joining us for Summer SLAM and are unsure of the location you are to attend, please call 417.732.3690.
 
Do you have before and after school care available for Summer SLAM?  
Before and after summer school care is available at both buildings through the STRIPES 360 Summer Safari program. Students attending SLAM that need childcare between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. can be enrolled. Follow this link to learn more, and to enroll in the Summer Safari program: http://www.republicschools.org/Page/1146.
 
How does breakfast and lunch work at Summer SLAM?  
As in past years, both breakfast and lunch will be provided for ALL students FREE of charge! Be sure to arrive in plenty of time to eat. Our doors will open at 7:40 a.m. each morning.
 
Is there an opportunity to visit my child's Summer SLAM location before the program begins?  
Summer school's open house will be May 25th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. This time will be provided to allow you to come to your assigned location (Sweeny or Price), locate your room, pick up a supply list and meet a gr
ade-level teacher. We'll also share our transportation drop-off/pick-up expectations at that time.
 
How does student drop off and pick-up work?
The doors at both Price and Sweeny will open at 7:40 a.m. Simply follow the below traffic maps to ensure student safety and to help our car lines move as quickly as possible. School employees will be on site to assist. Please keep in mind we have many students enrolled in Summer SLAM. We will work hard to get the line moving fast, but we appreciate your patience in advance. 

SLAM DROP OFF:
The doors at both Price and Sweeny will open at 7:40 a.m. Simply follow the below traffic maps that direct you where to let your student(s) out of your vehicle. School employees will be on site to assist. 

PICK-UP:
Each student will be given a name plate. Please make sure the person authorized to pick up your student has this name plate clearly displayed on the dash of the vehicle during pick-up. 

Those attending the after school Summer Safari program can be picked up any time after 3:10 p.m. in the building's cafeteria. The program's hours are 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
 

ALL Kindergarten Families:
All Kindergarten students AND SIBLINGS will be dismissed at 2:40 p.m. At this time, please plan to park in the front lot of Price or Sweeny then enter the building and go to the gym to pick up your student(s). This is an effort to help improve the efficiency of the car line. 

Families Without Kindergarten Students at Sweeny:

Follow the traffic maps below. Dismissal will begin at 3:00 p.m. Please do not arrive to the car line prior to 2:40 p.m. This will help to make sure traffic does not back up on City streets. We appreciate your help with this in advance! 

1st Grade Families at Price:
All 1st grade students AND SIBLINGS will be dismissed at 3:00 p.m. at the FRONT OF PRICE. Please reference the traffic maps below for details. please only enter FROM the NORTH (left turn in only) and only exit TO the NORTH (right turn only). We feel this will help eliminate traffic congestion for our families and those traveling City streets during this time. 

2nd through 5th Grade Families at Price: 
Follow the traffic maps below. Please only enter from the south (right turn into car line) and exit TO the south (left turn only). Dismissal will begin at 3:00 p.m. Please do not arrive to the car line prior to 2:40 p.m. This will help to make sure traffic does not back up on City streets. Also, be cautious of the railroad tracks, and do not stop on them. We appreciate your help with this in advance! 

Your pick-up location/time is dependent on the youngest child you will be picking up. For example, if you have a Kindergartener, a 1st grader and a 4th grader you will pick up all three students at 2:40 p.m. by parking and coming inside the building. 
 

CLICK HERE FOR THE PRICE SUMMER SCHOOL TRAFFIC MAP  
 
How do I enroll my child for Summer SLAM?  
Your child must be enrolled for SLAM 2017 by Friday, May 5th. Click HERE to enroll!

If you have more than one student attending summer school, please fill out a form for each student. We are looking forward to a great summer full of learning and serving! 
 
What supplies do students need for Summer SLAM?
TBD
 
 
For questions or comments please contact Erin Wayt at erin.wayt@republicschools.org or by calling 417-732-3690. 

 

 
Middle School Summer School
 
RMS summer school Come one, come all, special agents! You are needed to investigate information, discover the answers to unsolved mysteries, and uncover how fun learning can be. Join us on this classified mission to expand your depth of knowledge and tackle adventure on this exciting summer case! Dates are May 30 - June 22, Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Republic Middle School. Breakfast & lunch are provided for FREE! CLICK HERE TO SEE CLASS OFFERINGS!
 
Incoming 6-8th graders (as of fall 2017) may enroll for summer school at RMS now until May 5. Complete the online form HERE!
**Please note that classes will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.** 
 
DROP OFF 
Doors will open at 7:00 a.m. at RMS. All middle school students will be dropped off in the back of the building. Please follow the BLUE ARROWS on the traffic map (CLICK HERE for traffic map) which direct you to where your student(s) can be dropped off.
 
PICK-UP
All students will be picked up in the back of the building.  Please follow the BLUE ARROWS on the traffic map (CLICK HERE for traffic map) that direct you where to pick up students.
 
Contact 732.3640 if you have questions or concerns. 
 
**Please note that classes will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.** 
 
High School Summer School
 
Many academic offerings are available through Republic High School this summer. Dates are May 30 - June 22, Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Breakfast & lunch provided for FREE! Students wanting to eat breakfast should arrive no later than 7:15 a.m. 
Session 1: May 30-June 9
Session 2: June 12-June 22  
 
All academic courses are subject to change, as a class must have a minimum amount of participants before a course can be offered. If a class does not make due to lack of interest, students will be notified and offered an alternative course.

Full bus routes are not offered during the summer. However, there is a bus that departs daily from RMS at 7:00 a.m. and transports students to RHS. The bus will return students to RMS after class is dismissed arriving approximately at 2:40 p.m.
 
Participation in summer sports programs will not result in credit, and therefore students participating in those programs SHOULD NOT enroll using the below link. If you have specific questions, you are advised to contact your coach.
 
Click HERE for class offerings and to register. The enrollment deadline is May 5. Reminder, incoming 9th graders for the 2017-2018 school year need to register for summer school through the high school. 

 
SHUTTLE BUS LOGISTICS:  
Please drop RHS students riding the shuttle off in front of RMS using the yellow arrows on the traffic map (FOUND HERE). Buses will use the first lane (closest to the building) and cars dropping off students will use the second lane.
 
When picking up a student who is on a shuttle bus, please use lanes 1 and 2 per the yellow arrows on the traffic map (FOUND HERE). Buses will be using lane 3.  
 
Contact 732.3650 if you have questions or concerns.  
 
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