Warsaw Community Schools Mission
OUR MISSION is to inspire and equip all students to continuously acquire and apply knowledge and skills while pursuing their dreams and enriching the lives of others.

Indiana Definition (Article 36. IC 20-36-1 Sec. 3) “High ability student” means a student who:
  • (1) performs at or shows the potential for performing at an outstanding level of accomplishment in at least one domain when compared with other students of the same age, experience, or environment; and
  • (2) is characterized by exceptional gifts, talents, motivation or interests.

Warsaw Community Schools recognizes that: 
  • High ability students are found in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic populations 
  • High ability students have different cognitive and social/emotional needs that must be addressed in order for them to reach their potential
Please see the below attachment for Warsaw Community Schools definitions and procedures for High Ability identification.
Summer School Programs 2016 are underway!  
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Registration Form: Registration-Form-2016_20160328-184912_1.docx
Summer Enrichment Information: Summer-Enrichment-2016.docx

7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Summer Teacher Workday: Teachers working with pre-school - grade 7 (June 6)
Summer Session 1: June 7 – June 29
Summer Session 2: July 7 – July 29

Kindergarten Readiness: Funded through United Way
· Target population: students entering kindergarten who never went to preschool. (Only those students who have gone through the Kindergarten screening process.)

Reading Readiness: Title I funding
· Target population: students who have completed kindergarten but are slightly behind and would benefit from a summer intervention to make sure they have the skills needed for 1st grade. (Only those students from Title 1 elementary schools are eligible.)

IREAD: Grades 1 – 3 (Category 1)
· Target population: Students who are identified through the use of multiple assessments and teacher recommendation and/or 3rd grade students who did not pass the spring IREAD in 3rd grade. (The 3rd grade students who did not pass the spring IREAD assessment will take the IREAD assessment again at the conclusion of summer school after participating in the summer intervention program.)

Literacy Intervention: Grades 4, 5, 6, and 7 (Category 2)
· Target population: students who are behind on basic literacy skills for reading, writing and/or math. (Each elementary school will be permitted to enroll up to 5 per grade level, with the possibility to fill any remaining seats, grades 4 – 6. Each middle school will have 10 seats, grade 7 only.) These spots are limited and the enrollment will close when the classes are filled.

STEM Summer Program: Grades 4, 5, 6 (Category 2)
· Students interested in exploring STEM through Inquiry lessons and Project Based Learning. Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences and Biomedical Engineering will be explored in this exciting summer learning opportunity! A STEM learning showcase will be open to the public at the conclusion of the summer session to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their learning.

High School Credit/APEX (credit recovery): Grades 9 – 12 (Category 1)
· Target population: Students interested in earning credits to pursue other courses during the school year and those who need to recover credits not attained yet and needed for graduation.

Drivers Education: Designed to assist students in completing the requirements to obtain a driving license.

Art in the Great Outdoors: Grades 1-6, July 18-22. Participants will create a variety of artwork to include a handmade sketchbook/journal, clay piece with botanical accent, watercolor and pastel pieces. The time and format of this class will provide the perfect setting for in depth study that is not present in the regular school curriculum.

Summer Band: Grades 6 – 12
· Grades 6 – 8, June 6 – 17 at WCHS, June 20 -24 at LMS

· High school Summer Band, June 6 – 24, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. at WCHS

Summer Strings: Grades 6 – 12
· June 6 – 24, 8 – 11 a.m. at LMS

Summer Session 2:
Summer Camps:
Target Population: Students seeking enrichment learning opportunities through week-long camps.
July 11– 15 3D Automated Design Camp
July 18 – 22 3D Automated Manufacturing Camp
July 25 – 29 Robotic Automation Camp
Download the PDF: OAMTC-Robotic-Automation-Camp-Flyer_20160412-234027_1.pdf

Dates: July 25-29, 2016
Location: Ivy Tech Orthopedic & Advanced Manufacturing Training Center

Students will be faced with a problem to solve using modern Robotic Automation. They will design a solution, program the robot(s), program the computer controls and set up the system to complete the task required. Students will also get to tour a modern automated manufacturing facility.

This camp will provide young people with an understanding of how modern automation technology is used to increase productivity and manufacture products in the 21st century.

Also: FANUC Robotics
Programmable Logic Controllers
Yamaha Robotics

Download the PDF: OAMTC-CAM-CNC-Camp-Flyer_20160412-234031_1.pdf

Dates: July 18-22, 2016
Location: Ivy Tech Orthopedic & Advanced Manufacturing Training Center

Students will be utilize 3D CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) models and apply 3D CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) to produce the program code to run modern Computer Numerical Control machine tools. They will then machine their creations under the close supervision of faculty professionals. Students will also get to tour a modern manufacturing facility.

This camp will provide young people with an understanding of how modern technology is used to develop, design and manufacture products to solve 21st century problems. Students will engage in a STEM focused hands-on problem solving approach for a design problem. In addition, the student will get the opportunity to design and machine a product of their own.

Also: 3D Computer Aided Design
3D Computer Aided Manufacturing
Computer Numerical Control Machining

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