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Oxford Area School District schedules free summer academies

06/19/2015 02:54PM ● Published by Steven Hoffman

The Oxford Area School District will offer free summer academies for district students during the month of July. Academies will include offerings in art, youth fitness, math, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and a Young Authors Academy.

Academies will be open to students who were enrolled in grades 2-8 during the 2014-2015 school year, depending on the academy program content. All academies will be held at Hopewell Elementary School.

The academies are free to Oxford Area School District students. Parents must provide transportation for their child.

There is a maximum class/group size scheduled and registrations will be accepted as received. Registration forms are available on the school district website at www.oxford.k12.pa.us

All completed registration forms can be returned to the main office of the registered student’s school or to the Administration Building, 125 Bell Tower Lane at Route 10, Oxford.

Academies will be held as follows:

Art Academy - Weekly sessions from July 6 to July 30 with classes held Monday through Thursday. Students in grades 3-5 will attend from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; students in grades 6-8 will attend from 10:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

Math Academy - Monday, July 6 to Thursday, July 9. Students in grades 2-4 will attend from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; students in grades 5 and 6 will attend from 10:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

Young Authors Academy - Monday, July 13 to Thursday, July 16. Students in grades 2-4 will attend from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; students in grades 5 and 6 will attend from 10:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

STEM (Flight) Academy - Monday, July 20 to Thursday, July 23. Students in grades 3 and 4 will attend from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; students in grades 5 and 6 will attend from 10:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

Youth Fitness Academy - Monday, July 20 to Thursday, July 23. Students in grades 3-5 will attend from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; students in grades 6-8 will attend from 10:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

Please contact Dr. Margaret Billings-Jones, Assistant Superintendent of Schools, at 610.932.6631 with any questions.



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