Leap into 9th Grade 2024

  • The Leap into 9th Grade summer program prepares incoming ninth grade students to excel in high school by building a foundation for success before starting high school.

    Program Dates & Times: July 1 - July 19, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

    High Schools: Franklin, Grant, Jefferson, McDaniel, Roosevelt

    What is the Leap into 9th Grade curriculum?

    • Students prepare to succeed in high school with a focus on social awareness, self-management, relationship skills, responsible decision-making, and time management.
    • Students practice AVID skills, such as preparing to take notes, planning for planners, and goal-setting.
    • Students discover their interests and learn about different opportunities available to them during high school and after high school.
    • Students participate in hands-on activities related to career and technical education (CTE) programs, and practice career and financial planning.
    • Students apply all of their learning to complete their Green City Project with teammates and present it to the class.
Student working on project