‘Summer of Fun’ is the theme of annual program for multilingual students

Summer English as a Second Language Academy (SESLA) is an opportunity for students to gain math & reading skills while building connections

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor

“Summer of Fun” is the theme of the AAPS Summer ESL Academy (SESLA) which serves multilingual students entering grades 4-8.

During this three-week program at Huron High School ending July 9, students engage in a project-based curriculum that supports math, literacy, and English language skills.

SESLA staff teach students how to do the Macarena during Music Day recently.
SESLA students learn about drumming (above) and origami (below).

A typical schedule in the 4.5-hour day included breakfast in the classroom, structured games, morning meeting, academic blocks with a literacy and math focus, and a closing circle.

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