The registration for Summer Power Scholars Academy, Elementary and Middle School PETAL Programs closed May 2, 2022. Waitlist registration forms will be available in your school's main office. Contact Cindy Capps at [email protected] with questions.

Lynchburg City Schools will be offering a variety of 2022 summer programming for students in grades PreK-12. Invitations for most programs were sent home to eligible students with 3rd quarter report cards. For all programs except high school online new credit courses, students will attend each week, Tuesday through Friday, and are at no cost unless otherwise specified in the program description below. Transportation will be provided as well as breakfast, lunch, and snack each day.

Elementary School

LCS - YMCA Summer Power Scholars Academy (Elementary School)

Dates: June 7-July 15* (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Locations: HES, LES, RSP & SHF
Registration: Power Scholars Academy online registration (closed May 2)

The elementary school Summer Power Scholars Academy will be offered for current LCS PreK-5th grade students. This program will operate 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is designed to provide additional support to students who are no more than 1 or 2 grade levels behind in reading and/or math. Mornings will focus on academics and afternoons will be filled with enrichment activities. Program sites will include the following elementary schools: 

  • Heritage
  • Linkhorne (hosts Bedford Hills, Dearington and Paul Munro student also)
  • R. S. Payne (hosts Bass*, Perrymont and T. C. Miller students also)
  • Sheffield (hosts Sandusky students also)

* Dates for Bass Elementary School students: June 7-July 8, 2022

Elementary School Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program

Dates: June 7-July 15 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: SHF
Registration: Summer PETAL Program online registration (closed May 2)

The Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program will be offered for our rising K-5th grade students who are recommended for acceleration in reading and math. This program will operate 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Grade K-2 will focus on enrichment opportunities.  Grades 3-5 will experience acceleration in project-based STREAM activities. Division site will be located at Sheffield Elementary School.

Middle School

LCS - YMCA Summer Power Scholars Academy (Middle School)

Dates: June 7-July 15 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: LMS
Registration: Power Scholars Academy online registration (closed May 2)

The middle school Summer Power Scholars Academy will be offered for current LCS 6th-8th grade students. This program will operate 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is designed to provide additional support to students who are no more than 1 or 2 grade levels behind in literacy and/or math. Mornings will focus on academics and afternoons will be filled with enrichment activities. Program site will be Linkhorne Middle School.

Middle School Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program

Dates: June 14-July 15 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: ECG
Registration: Summer PETAL Program online registration (closed May 2)

The Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program will be offered for rising 6th-8th grade students recommended for project-based learning and enrichment in both reading and math. Division site will be located at E. C. Glass High School. Program offerings are contingent upon student enrollment.

High School

High School Remedial Program for Course Credit

Dates: June 14-July 15 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: ECG
Registration: Summer HS Remedial Program online registration (closes May 20)

This program is for current 9th-12th grade students needing to repeat a full year course for credit. In addition, students who want to ensure mastery or gain better understanding of the course content may also attend. Students will engage in learning by using a combination of teacher facilitated lessons and Edgenuity. High School online enrollment for credit recovery classes will open April 25 and close on May 20. There is no cost to attend. Program offerings are contingent upon student enrollment.

High School Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program

Dates: June 14-July 15 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: ECG
Registration: Summer PETAL Program online registration (closes May 20)

The Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program will be offered for current high school PETAL students who will participate in project-based learning in both literature and math. Division site will be located at E. C. Glass High School. Program offerings are contingent upon student enrollment.

SOL Academy

Dates: TBD
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: ECG
Registration: Summer SOL Academy online registration (closes May 20)

This program is designed for 11th and 12th grade students who have passed a course but failed the associated SOL Test. There are designated weeks for specific content area remediation time with taking the SOL Test at the end of the week. Focus areas may include: Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, Earth Science, World History I & II, and Reading/Writing Work Keys. Program offerings are contingent upon student enrollment.

Online Courses for New Credit

Dates: June 1-July 20
Hours: Students are expected to work at his/her own pace to ensure completion of all course requirements (course = 7 weeks)
Location: Virtual
Cost: $225
Registration: Online registration required, see below (closes May 20)

Foundations of Personal Fitness & Wellness #E931YS
Registration:  Summer Foundations of Personal Fitness & Wellness online registration (closes May 20)
Rising 9th-12th grade students who want to take a new course for high school credit. Students will enroll in an online health curriculum aligned to 9th grade health standards. Students are required to develop and complete a personal fitness plan of at least 60 hours. This will include pre and post testing using Fitness-gram tests. In addition, students will complete CPR training as required by the state in order to graduate.

Personal Finance & Economics #E6151YS
Registration:  Summer Personal Finance & Economics online registration (closes May 20)
Rising 10th-12th grade students who want to take a new course for high school credit. Students will enroll in an online personal finance curriculum that includes skills in money management, record keeping, and banking. Students are required to take the W!SE Financial Literacy Exam on site to meet requirements for this course.