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Summer School 2014

Please note that due to TJ renovation, summer school will be held at W.T. Woodson High School this year.

 

Academic Summer School - TJ Students Only

Where

W.T. Woodson High School

When

Full-year courses: July 7-August 7, 2014

Semester 1 (20th Century History): July 7 - July 22, 2014

Semester 2 (America and the World since 1989; Research Statistics): July 23 - August 7, 2014

What

Summer School Course Guide

Who

Currently enrolled TJHSST students and incoming freshmen/froshmores

Hours

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Tuition

$820 (full-year courses), $420 (semester courses)

Transportation

$275 (full-year courses), $138 (semester courses).
Pickup and drop-off times will be e-mailed after June 11.

All students are expected to provide their own transportation to a boarding site in Fairfax County and will need to indicate the boarding site when registering for transportation.

See the bus boarding sites (pdf)

Refunds

Last day to receive a refund for Academic Summer School is July 11. This applies to transportation as well as to tuition. All refunds will reflect the amount of tuition, less $40 processing fee.

Refund requests must be received at ACE by close of business on July 11.

Refund Request Form (pdf)

Questions regarding refunds may be directed to ACE: 703-658-1201

Attendance Requirement

Students are required to attend class daily for the duration of the entire course.

Attendance is mandatory to receive credit.
  • Students taking full-year classes will be automatically withdrawn if they are absent for more than 2 days (780 minutes), for any reason.
  • Students taking '20th Century History' and 'America and the World Since 1989' will be automatically withdrawn if they are absent for more than 1 day (390 minutes), for any reason.
  • Attendance is recorded to the minute and all absences/tardies are cumulative.

Registration

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Currently enrolled student

...register March 10-June 6. Applications may be downloaded starting March 10.

Please Note: Classes fill quickly on a first-come, first-served basis, and close when full.

Completed registration forms must be submitted in person to Elizabeth West in the main office (no faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will be accepted).

Incoming Freshman

Freshmen are only eligible to enroll in World History/Geography, Geometry, and Research Statistics (second semester). Please refer to the summer school course guide for class dates and prerequisites.

You may enroll in summer school courses at the Freshman Preview Night held on Tuesday, April 8 at Luther Jackson Middle School.

Incoming Froshmore

...make an appointment with your TJHSST guidance counselor to arrange summer enrollment

 

Registration form (pdf)

Online Courses

FCPS operates independently from the TJHSST Summer School program.

FCPS Summer registration will open May 5, 2014.

  • Current TJ students should speak with their counselor.
  • Incoming TJ students should direct any questions regarding online courses to Brandon Kosatka (bpkosatka@fcps.edu)

For more information about the FCPS Summer offerings, registration deadlines, and other related information please refer to the FCPS Summer Learning Program website

Additional Information

  • Due to TJ renovation, summer school will be at W.T. Woodson High School this year.
  • Students may only take one course in the summer, either online or on-campus.

Questions

Please address questions about on-campus summer school to Allison Bailey (AKBailey@fcps.edu), Summer School Principal.

For questions about online courses, see above!

 

Summer employment opportunities for TJHSST Students!

There are a limited number of positions open for summer IT work at W.T. Woodson High School. The primary responsibility is to provide level one tech support for the summer school office helping with tv and vcr/dvd connections, projector display, computers not working, mobile cart assignment and management, printers and scanners. In addition, students will assist the IT staff in summer duties: moving computers, setting up computers, installing components in computers, testing infrastructure lines, checking inventory, and other duties as assigned.

Download the application to work at Woodson (pdf)

 

Middle School Summer Tech Institute

Where

W.T. Woodson High School

When

July 14-August 8, 2014
Courses last for one week. Students may enroll in only one course per week.

What

One-week Science and Technology Courses (pdf) that explore some aspect of science and/or technology.

Who

Rising 8th and 9th graders (these courses are intended for students who will be 13-14 years old on or before September 30th, 2014)

Hours

8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Tuition

$200 per week

Transportation

$55 per week. Pickup and drop-off times will be e-mailed after June 11.

Summer Tech Institute students must register for transportation through ACE. All students are expected to provide their own transportation to a boarding site in Fairfax County and will need to indicate the boarding site when registering for transportation.

See the bus boarding sites (pdf)

Registration

Registration through ACE opens March 10, 2014 and ends June 6, 2014, or earlier if classes fill. Students registering after the deadline may be considered on a case-by-case basis. No walk-in registrations are accepted. Registration is online only.

ACE registration website

Questions

Please address questions about Summer Tech Institute to Rusty Hodges (BRHodges@fcps.edu), Summer School Assistant Principal.

For any ACE website-related questions, contact ACE at 703-658-1201

 

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