“This will allow them to begin learning routines and forming friendships with their peers,” said Mueller. “Much of the learning at this age is done through intentional play, where the students are exposed to early literacy and math skills, as well as a variety of interest areas such as art, dramatic play, science discovery, etc.”
Holmen has already taken steps to close the learning gap through its Saturday school sessions held at Holmen Middle School. Started in February and continuing through March, the sessions provided additional one-on-one, face-to-face intentional learning.
Planning for a larger number of summer school students this year, the district is holding multiple sessions during the summer months. The first session is scheduled to run June 8 to July 1 with the second set for July 20 to Aug. 12.
Elementary summer school will be held during the morning at Prairie View…