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Intersession

Our school year calendar includes Intersessions.  These take place in the fall, spring and summer to support and improve the academic achievement for all students. Students who attend will receive individualized instruction tailored to their specific needs.

2020-21 Intersession dates

  • Fall: Oct. 6-9, 2020
  • Spring: March 8-12, 2021
  • Summer 1: June 14-17, 2021
  • Summer 2: June 21-24, 2021

Fall Intersession Oct. 6-9

Save the date! See our Fall Intersession event for details.

Fall Intersession Oct. 6-9

Our Fall Intersession is coming up in October. Here are some key dates and actions to help you plan. 

DatesAction
Aug. 31-Sept. 4

Receive a campus-specific save the date with all the details for your school and mark your calendar

Sept. 14-Oct. 2

Campuses will begin scheduling students into courses for Intersession (contact your campus for more information).*

Oct. 5Fair Day Student/Staff Holiday
Oct. 6-9Intersession Week

*Note: Transportation will only be provided for students who already ride the bus.

All of the details for Fall Intersession are also available in our Fall Intersession Guidebook:

Contests

Contests for students will be a fun addition to Intersession week. These could include activities using some of our partner programs such as Imagine Learning, Renaissance myOn, Achieve 3000 and Lexia Power Up Literacy.

What is Intersession?

Intersessions are brief breaks throughout the school year for extra academic support.

Intersessions are strategically scheduled to provide intervention, enrichment, and accelerations following a grading cycle, rather than delaying these experiences until the summer. For intervention, the ability to provide students with these more immediate recovery opportunities will reduce the likelihood of compounding knowledge gaps when new grade level content is presented and students do not possess the requisite skills.

Intersessions will:

  • help address the "summer slide", or the decline in student performance that typically happens during long breaks
  • manage the anticipated long-term impact of COVID-19
  • provide intervention, enrichment and acceleration opportunities
  • be built into the school year to provide timely student support and give extra flexibility to respond to student needs
  • provide more immediate recovery opportunities to reduce knowledge gaps

Watch this video for a detailed look at Intersession.