Seventh grade students from the community have an opportunity to participate in an intensive three week summer enrichment program: Young Scholars Academy at Canterbury High School. This free program will offer summer enrichment experiences to qualifying students of high academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. 一旦暑期课程完成, students remain in the Young Scholars Academy until graduation, attending enrichment education classes in the morning, 第二个星期六, 9月至5月. The goal of the YSA is to supplement students' classroom experience and bridge the achievement gap.
Who should apply for the Young Scholars Academy?
This opportunity is extended to all seventh grade students in the Fort Wayne, 印第安纳州, 区域(体育平台学生不可以申请).
To be eligible for the program a student must:
- Show enthusiasm and motivation for maximizing his/her educational opportunities.
- Be willing to fully participate in every aspect of this rigorous program.
- 成绩在A和B范围内, 核心学科(数学)得几个C, 科学, 社会研究/历史, 英语/语言艺术).
十月或许: Application materials available for current seventh graders, Parent Meetings and Student Testing/Interviews take place second Saturday of the month.
5月15日: Applications and transcripts must be received by this date.
5月26日: YSA notifies each applicant if she or he has been selected as a Young Scholar
The educational advisors work closely with students and their families through the year, 提供学术指导, 评估需求和机会, identifying resources and ensuring that Individual Learning Plans are being appropriately followed.
Advisors also offer assistance with career exploration and college planning through field trips, 通过Skype采访学术专家, 演讲嘉宾, and contact with Canterbury High School college counselors and college admissions officers. College planning is a focal point of the YSA and begins on day one and continues until each young Scholar has been accepted into the college of his or her choice.
Young Scholars and their families communicate frequently with their educational advisors by phone, 通过电子邮件和上门拜访.