Lesher Middle School

an IB World School

Lesher's Genius Week

Lesher's Genius Week!                   June 4th - 8th, 2018

Who: This ​June ​enrichment ​opportunity ​is ​designed ​for motivated, high-achieving, and/or GT identified students, ​grades ​5 ​through ​8!

What:  This is an opportunity to serve students who want to go above and beyond for a week in the summer!  Classes will emphasize creativity, inquiry, and deep thinking, culminating in an open-house showcase.

When: June 4 - 8, 2018
Classes ​are ​offered ​in ​1.5 and ​3 hour sessions.

Schedule:  Morning session: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
                  (8:30-10:00 ​& ​10:00-11:30 ​for ​1.5 ​hour ​sessions)
                  Lunch: 11:35 - 12:10
                  Afternoon session: 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM
                  ​(12:15-1:45 ​& ​1:45-3:15 ​for ​1.5 ​hour ​sessions)

Where:  Aboard the Viking Ship, here at Lesher!

Cost:  $350 for the full week, full day
          $200 for the full week, half day  

Course Information:

Check our available listings in our course catalog.



  • Registration begins February 15 and closes May 21, 2018.

  • Registrants, we will confirm schedules by June 1.

What is necessary?

  • The online student registration form (link below).

  • If assistance is needed with registration, contact Karen Hammann 970-472-3863 - khammann@psdschools.org
    Si usted necesita ayuda para registrarse por favor contacte a la Enlace Familiar de Español, Veronica Carrillo en oficina 970-472-3852 - veronicc@psdschools.org.

  • One teacher, instructor, or coach recommendation - if you (the student) attended previously, no new recommendation is necessary.

Questions? Contact:
Lisa Crossland - lcrossla@psdschools.org
Rachel Eaton – 970-472-3851 reaton@psdschools.org
Karen Hammann  970-472-3863 khammann@psdschools.org

A limited number of individual scholarships for the full amount of the fee were available in the past, however, in accordance with District guidelines, that practice is being replaced with a reduced fee amount for all students who qualify for a waiver.   All students who qualify for a waiver are eligible for 50% of their fee to be waved.  This new practice allows a greater number of students to be served and provides for equitable treatment of all students who qualify.  To qualify for a waiver, students must be eligible to receive either free or reduced price meals AND a parent/guardian must have completed the District’s Permission to Share form.  For more information on free and reduced price meals and waivers, visit:  https://www.psdschools.org/student-fees-and-charges

If financial assistance is needed, third party scholarships may be available from individuals and business who might be able to help.  As we hear of groups who champion this cause, we will list the contact information here. 

Individuals and businesses who wish to offer assistance:

Lesher’s three previous GT Summer Institutes, now "Lesher's Genius Week", have been a great success thanks to you!

The students were terrific, the classes energizing!

Check out this link to YouTube to see pictures from Lesher’s GT Institute

Lesher Middle School, an IB World School
1400 Stover Street Fort Collins CO 80524
Phone:970.472.3800 Fax:970.472.3880 Attendance: 970.472.3815