• Get Hands-On This Summer


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    Unlock your creativity and innovation at HMC-1’s Summer School. 

    Keep your skills strong as you dive into the world of project-based learning. Discover an educational approach where creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration take center stage. Whether it’s building robots, crafting digital stories, or exploring scientific mysteries, project-based learning makes every lesson an adventure. Join us this summer for hands-on fun and unforgettable learning experiences! 

    For all Rising Kindergarten through 12th Grade students!


    Session #1, June 3 – 28, 2024
    Session #1 is for all rising Kindergarten through 12th Grade students. This in-person session will be focused on Math, English Language Arts, and Project-Based Learning. 

    • Elementary School – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
      • Warford Elementary - Warford, Truman, Compass
      • Santa Fe Elementary School - Santa Fe, Dobbs, Ervin
      • Freda Markley Early Childhood
      • Reading & Math Intervention and Project-Based Learning
    • Middle School – 9:00 – 3:00 pm*
      • Ruskin High School
      • Reading & Math Intervention and Project-Based Learning
    • High School – 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • Ruskin High School
      • Credit Recovery, Improving Skills/Obtaining Credits, and Enrichment Opportunities

    Session #2, July 8 – 19, 2024
    Session #2 is for rising Kindergarten through 5th Grade students. This in-person session will focus on enrichment programs and project-based learning at Santa Fe Elementary School. 

    • Elementary School – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • Santa Fe Elementary
      • Enrichment Themes
      • Project-Based Learning

    Session #3, July 8 – 26, 2024 (ONLINE)
    Session #3 was developed for High School Credit Recovery only. This virtual session is for students who need to make up credits towards graduation.

    • High School – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (start times)
      • Courses will be provided through PLATO Learning Systems
      • Credit Recovery & Improving Skills/Obtaining Credits


    Registration is NOW OPEN!
    Get ready in advance! Log into your Parent Portal Account and ensure you are prepared to go when registration opens on April 1 to ensure your student has a space in this year's Summer School. Last year filled up fast; don't miss this year's Summer School!


    *For an extended school day (3:00 - 6:00 pm), Middle School Students are eligible to enroll in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City for the free nine-week summer program at the Hickman Mills Middle School 6th & 7th Grade Center. Transportation is provided. Click here for the flyer and more information.