For the past 26 years, PWA’s mission has been to combat summer learning loss with an academic program that focuses on enhancement and advancement in math and language arts. This year, the potential for “summer slide” is higher than ever, as students around the country have missed out on three months of learning due to Covid-19.
As a small private school, PWA had the unique advantage of being able to transition quickly to online learning when the Covid-19 shutdown began. Over the ensuing months, we have created a strong online program that emphasizes LIVE–not asynchronous–learning. We believe students need to interact directly with their teachers and one another to get the most out of their learning. We’re proud to offer live classes, led by our distinguished teachers, all summer.
As always, our summer enrichment program features math and language arts from 9 to 12 Monday through Friday. This summer, we’ve added Spanish as a core component of our summer academics. Our afternoons this summer will feature exciting electives, including Cultural Studies, Coding, Mandarin, French, Arabic, Science, Theater, Media Production, Media Literacy, Environmental Studies, Art, Dance and more. Scheduling is flexible, and parents may choose packages with academics plus electives; just morning school; or just electives. We offer something for every child staying home during the ongoing pandemic.