Dates for Summer School are June 2 - July 2, 2014
Applications received by May 9th will guarantee bus transportation on the first day of summer school. If applications are received after May 9th, parents will need to contact transportation at 816-650-7200 to make arrangements.
Attendance Sites & Hours:
All Elementary Buildings 8:30—3:15 Grades Rising K-4
Fire Prairie Upper Elementary 7:20—12:35 Grades Rising 5-6
Osage Trail Middle School 7:25—12:40 Grades Rising 7-8
Fort Osage High School 7:25—12:40 Grades Rising 9-12
Lewis & Clark Academy 7:20—12:35 Grades K-8
Please consult the appropriate handbooks below for specific building information. Print the enrollment form, fill it out, and drop it off at the home building site where your student(s) will be attending summer school.
If you are new to the district (including Rising Kindergarten), you also need to complete and submit the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) attached below and to the left of the screen.
If you have any further questions, please contact the summer school secretary where your student will be attending summer school.
Building Summer School Secretaries are:
Blue Hills- Caroline Noble - 650-7443
Buckner - Janelle Gray - 650-7308
Cler-Mont - Pam Staats - 650-7354
Elm Grove - Rae Ann James - 650-7404
Indian Trails - Angela Keith - 650-7648
Fire Prairie Middle School – Sue Brouse – 650-7637
Osage Trail Middle School – Rosie Farmer - 650-7277
High School - Terri Grubb and Lauren Grubb - 650-7030
(From June 2 - July 2nd call 650-7101)
Summer School 2014 Handbooks
Elementary (K-4) Summer School Handbook
Fire Prairie Upper Elementary (5th-6th) Summer School Handbook
Osage Trail Middle School (7th-8th) Summer School Handbook
High School (9th-12th) Summer School Handbook
Technology Acceptable Use Policy and Agreement Form
Revised Non-Discrimination Statement
Additional Summer School Information:
Meal Information: The Summer Academy will provide free breakfast and lunch for all Rising K—4th grade students, free breakfast for all Rising 5th - 8th grade students at Fire Prairie Upper Elementary and Osage Trail Middle School (as well as a pre-lunch snack before dismissal), and free breakfast for all Rising 9th - 12th grade students at Fort Osage High School. Menus will be provided on the first day of summer school.
The Fort Discovery Summer Childcare Program will be available for all Rising Kindergarteners through Rising 6th graders enrolled in the Fort Osage Summer Academy. Services will be available on-site for students attending the Summer Academy at the five elementary schools: Blue Hills, Buckner, Cler-Mont, Elm Grove, and Indian Trails. NOTE: Rising 5th and 6th grade students attending Fire Prairie Upper Elementary will attend Fort Discovery at Indian Trails Elementary and be bused to and/or from Fire Prairie for Summer Academy. Students enrolled in Fort Discovery will be required to attend the Summer Academy while it is in session. Fees are listed in the summer school handbooks.
School bus transportation will be available for transportation-eligible students attending Summer Academy. Students attending Summer Academy must be five years of age on or before May 30th to ride the summer school bus. Note: transportation is not provided for A+ tutors earning hours in a different building from which they are enrolled. Check the building handbook for summer school routes, as bus stops may not be the same as those during the regular school year. All other inquiries should be made directly to the Transportation office at 650-7200.
Bus Routes for Elementary
Bus Routes for Secondary Buildings
Please keep in mind that class sizes are limited, so we encourage you to enroll your child as soon as possible. Students enrolled for Summer Academy by May 9th will receive a confirmation letter at school on or before May 29th. You may still enroll for the Summer Academy after May 9, 2014 but your child will not receive a confirmation letter and will not be able to ride the bus on the first day of summer school.
Enrollment starts March 12, 2014
Main Summer School Contacts for 2014
Dr. Deann Clawson, Director
Allison Nichols, Assistant Director
Sherry Ward, Summer School Secretary
Summer School Office Phone: (816) 650-7016
Fort Osage Gragg Administrative Building
2010 N Twyman Road
Independence, MO 64058
Notice of Non-Discrimination: The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation in its programs, activities or employment practices. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies may be directed to the District’s Section 504 Coordinator, Title VI Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator, Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) Coordinator, Age Discrimination Act and Age Discrimination in Employment Act Coordinator, and/or Title VII Coordinator. The individuals who serve in these roles are subject to change, and are therefore identified on the District’s website at www.fortosage.net . Inquiries may also be directed to the Gragg Administration Center, 2101 N. Twyman Road, Independence, Missouri 64058, Telephone: 816-650-7004 or 816-650-7011. Any person may also contact the Kansas City Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the District's compliance with Section 504, Title II, Title VI, Title IX, and the Age Discrimination Act. Address: Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037, Kansas City, MO 64114-3302, Telephone: 816-268-0550. Any person may also contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for concerns relating to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or Title VII. Address: Robert A. Young Federal Building, 1222 Spruce Street, Room 8.100, St. Louis, MO 63103, Telephone: 800-669-4000. Other agencies dealing with non-discrimination issues include: Missouri Commission for Human Rights, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, P.O. Box 1129, 3315 W. Truman Rd., Telephone: 573-751-3325; and the U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20530-0001, Telephone: 202-353-1555.