Register for Classes at Framingham High Summer Institute

The following is a media release issued to SOURCE.

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FRAMINGHAM – High School (FHS) and The Department of Community Resource Development (CRD) are proud to introduce ‘The FHS Summer Institute’, a reimagining of summer school.

The FHS Summer Institute will offer two types of courses: Original Credit and Credit Recovery.

Original Credit classes are condensed versions of electives that are traditionally offered during the school year. Original Credit classes, offered by The FHS Summer Institute, will meet Monday through Friday for four weeks. Students that pass an Original Credit class will be granted a .5 credit towards the graduation requirements of that classes’ discipline. Passing a Summer Institute class allows for more freedom and control over a student’s schedule the following academic year. All students are encouraged to register!

Original Credit classes include, but are not limited to:

  • Introduction to Digital Photography
  • Health Education
  • Creative Writing
  • Lifetime Activities (Physical Education)
  • Study Skills
  • Painting & Drawing
  • Painting 2
  • Psychology

Schedule and Times:

The Summer Institute program begins June 27, 2019 and runs through Friday, July 25, 2019. Original Credit classes take place Monday through Friday and students can enroll in a morning session (7:30am – 10:30am) or mid-day session (10:35am – 1:35pm). There are no classes on July 4th or 5th.

Credit Recovery classes provide FHS students who are missing credits the opportunity to redo coursework or retake a class —and thereby avoid failure and earn academic credit.

Schedule and Times:

The Summer Institute program begins June 27, 2019 and runs through Friday, July 25, 2019. Credit Recovery classes take place Monday through Friday and students can enroll in a morning session (8:00am – 10:30am) or mid-day session (10:35am – 1:05pm). There are no classes on July 4th or 5th.

New This Year

The Summer Institute will employ an English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher to rotate through the classes twice a week to offer assignment support to individual students or student groups who need extra help.

There will be limited financial assistance available based on need. Families interested in pursuing support should email Mike Tarlin at mtarlin@framingham.k12.ma.us.

Cost and Payments

  • There is a one-time registration fee of $35.
  • Original Credit Classes are $245 (per class).
  • Credit Recovery Classes are $195 (per class).

Registration is now open
The Summer Institute presents an alternative and valuable way to spend time during the summer. For students who can’t or are not working and who don’t attend camp, this is an opportunity to catch up or get ahead.

  • Interested students, parents, or guardians can visit the CRD website to register online.
  • Registration forms are available at the main office of Framingham High School
  • Students can visit Mike Tarlin, English Teacher and Summer Institute Director at FHS, between 1:55pm and 2:30pm daily (Room E201).

Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact Mike Tarlin at mtarlin@framingham.k12.ma.us.

About Framingham Public Schools
The mission of the Framingham Public Schools is to educate each student to learn and live productively as a critically-thinking, responsible citizen in a multicultural, democratic society by providing academically challenging instructional programs taught by highly-qualified staff and supported by comprehensive services in partnership with our entire community. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Framingham Public Schools (@FraminghamPS) FacebookTwitter, and (@framinghamschools) on Instagram. You can also join the conversation using #FraminghamSchools.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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