Check here for what TPS families need to know for summer and the school year.

 

THE JONES LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

The Jones Leadership Academy, opening this fall in the former Samuel M. Jones @ Gunckel Park Elementary school at 430 Nebraska Ave., is a new kind of TPS school that will emphasize leadership and service. Click here for more details on this brand-new school: Jones Leadership AcademyDr. Romules Durant, Superintendent/CEO of Toledo Public Schools, announced the new school at a May 5 news conference, as well as giving details of new offerings at Scott High School. Here is the letter that went home to parents whose students were most directly impacted by the school's creation: Leadership Academy letter

Those students interested in applying to this brand-new school should download and fill out these three forms and send them to Jones Leadership Academy (Records), 430 Nebraska Ave., Toledo, OH 43604:

Application Form

Admissions Policy

Parent Contract

 

SUMMER PROGRAM OFFERINGS

Toledo Public Schools and a number of its community partners are offering a wide range of activities to keep students happy, healthy and active this summer. Please clink on the various links below to find out about these offerings:

SUMMER FEEDING SITES (Anyone wanting more information on this program should call United Way's 2-1-1)

TPS SUMMER OFFERINGS

CAREER TECH SUMMER CAMPS

LEAP SUMMER CAMP AT REYNOLDS ELEMENTARY

-- SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT REYNOLDS

YMCA SUMMER PROGRAMMING

-- LEVERETTE COMMUNITY HUB SUMMER PROGRAMMING

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF TOLEDO'S SUMMER PROGRAMMING

TOLEDO-LUCAS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY OFFERINGS

CREATING YOUNG SUMMER READERS

COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS

We will have a great deal of information in coming months about the Common Core State Standards that the majority of students in the country will soon be following. If you want to start learning about them, here is a link to a special section on the website of the Ohio Department of Education that provides curriculum and other information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Academic-Content-Standards/New-Learning-Standards If you want even more information, here is the link to the Common Core's home website: http://www.corestandards.org