High School Summer Programming Through LAUNCH
All current 8th-11th grade students can take online courses for credit this summer through LAUNCH, a KSD partner based out of Springfield Public Schools. There is no cost to families OR the Kirkwood School District for these courses, with funding allocated to Springfield Public Schools through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
LAUNCH courses are offered in June and July. Students can potentially take up to two courses per month or four courses per summer, if desired.
Interested families should enroll students directly through LAUNCH and Springfield Public Schools, using this link: https://www.sps.org/explore. We also ask our families to complete a brief KSD Google Form to let us know for which classes you have registered.
All courses work on iPads or laptops issued by KSD, which students will be keeping at home this summer.
Students who do not log in and participate within the first two days of each session will be automatically dropped by the LAUNCH office.
Families are encouraged to review course offerings on the LAUNCH high school website.