Summer School FAQ
Q: How do I register for summer school?
A: Summer school registration is an online application; there is not a paper application.
Q: What age are students eligible to attend summer school?
A: Students entering 9th grade and those still seeking their high school diploma in the fall are eligible to attend summer school.
Q: Are there any holidays or early release days during summer session?
A: There will be no school on Monday, July 4th, 2016. Also, on the last day of each session (July 15th and August 4th) students will be released at 1:30 PM.
Q: Can students leave campus during the 7:30-2:30 school day?
A: No, students may not leave throughout the day. If they do need to leave they must sign out in the front office, with parent or guardian permission.
Q: How many days of summer school can students miss?
A: Students missing more than two days each session will not earn credit. This rule applies for both excused and unexcused absences. Also, school days missed in one session cannot be made up in another session.
Q: When will summer school grades be available?
A: Grades will be mailed home within a week after each session ends.
Q: Do the summer school grades appear on the high school transcript?
A: Yes, according to WAC 392-415-070 any high school classes attempted must be recorded on a student’s transcript. The transcript indicates that students receive 0.5 elective or CTE credit for each summer school session. Cosmetology students earn 2.0 elective or CTE credit for the entire summer session. Credits will be sent to the student’s home high school registrar in September.
Q: What time do the Cosmetology summer classes run?
A: The Cosmetology sites operate on a different schedule. Please contact them directly for information. Also, the Cosmetology application requires an online summer school application as well as a paper school year application (signed by HS counselor) in order to continue the course into the fall.
Buben School of Beauty, Shelton – 321 W Railroad Avenue, Shelton, 360-868-2942
Buben School of Beauty, Tumwater – 5109 “E” Capitol Blvd. SE, Tumwater, 360-570-8475
Centralia Beauty College – 217 Tower Avenue, Centralia, 360-736-2866
Q: Can students purchase lunch?
A: Yes, students may purchase lunches, however, the Deli will be closed the first and last day of each session. Students may bring money, or a lunch and snacks.
Q: Is free lunch available?
A: No, free lunch is not available during summer school.
Q: Are there any special pre-requisites for the classes?
A: No, the summer classes do not require pre-requisite classes or tests, with the exception of the Culinary Arts program. These students must bring their current Food Handlers Permit on the first day of class; this permit must be valid through summer school.
Q: When do I pay the program fee (if applicable)?
A: Select classes have a fee. If applicable, they are due by Wednesday, June 22nd. Paid fees secure a student’s spot in their registered program.
Q:What do I do if I am on the waitlist?
A: Please come to the office on the first day of the session. Space will most likely be available in a New Market class.
Q: What types of payments are accepted for the program fees?
A: We accept, cash, debit/credit, and checks made out to New Market Skills Center. We cannot accept payment over the phone.
Q: Is transportation provided?
A: No, transportation is the responsibility of the parent/guardian during summer school.