Miscellaneous

  • ACT Prep

    Grades 10-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    ACT Preparation is a course designed to give students an opportunity to prepare to take the ACT (American College Test). Students will spend half the course on the verbal (English, Reading and Writing) sections and the other half on the Mathematics and Science Reasoning sections of the test. This class will focus on learning and practicing strategies as well as reviewing content to improve scores. Concepts reviewed include grammar and punctuation rules; algebra, geometry, and trigonometry principles; and reasoning skills for interpreting charts and graphs.

    Session 1 & 2, online only

    (two weeks faster pace, four weeks slower pace)


  • ALEKS Academy

    Grades 9-12

    No Credit

    ALEKS is an online mathematics program. ALEKS uses artificial intelligence and adaptive questioning to assess a student’s knowledge in math and deliver individualized instruction based on what the student is most ready to learn. This personalized instruction builds tremendous learning momentum, helping students achieve success and confidence in their math abilities. Your student will continue to learn math online during the summer months. It is recommended that students spend 2 hours per week in the program. No credit will be awarded for this program.

    Session 1 & 2, online only


  • Driver Education

    Grades 9-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    This course provides classroom only instruction with a focus on the skills and behaviors needed to become a safe driver. No behind-the-wheel driving time is provided.

     Session 1 & 2, online only

    (two weeks faster pace, four weeks slower pace)


  • Employment Internship

    Grades 11-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    This program provides on-the-job work experience, giving students the opportunity to master academic and workplace skills. A minimum of 50 hours of employment exploration is required. Students can receive credit for jobs they currently have or be placed into an area of interest. The student must maintain medical insurance at his/her parents’ expense during this class. Businesses/Organizations will not provide worker’s compensation, general liability, or professional liability insurance coverage for the student during the non-paid internship period. Transportation to internships is not provided.

    Session 1 and 2, online only

    (1/2 credit is 4 weeks)

     


  • Explore University

    Grades 11-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    The purpose of this course is to prepare incoming juniors and seniors for the college admission process, from start to finish. Students will be exposed to college applications, tips for paying for college, the importance of college entrance exams and university tours. Face to face meetings are required.

    Session 1 and 2, online with face-to-face meetings

    (1/2 credit is 4 weeks)

     


  • Hunter and Boater Safety

    Grades 10-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    This course offers a unique educational experience which provides students with the opportunity to become a responsible hunter and boater. Students will learn the basic hunter techniques, outdoor safety and shooting skills, and obtain a Hunter's certification card. Student must be 16 or older on the first day of class.

    Session 1 and 2, online only

     


  • Reading Plus Academy

    Grades 9-12

    No Credit

    Reading Plus is an online reading program. Reading Plus assesses a student's reading capacity, and then provides personalized instruction that encourages independence, broadens interests, and builds knowledge. Your student can continue to increase reading skills online during the summer months. It is recommended that students spend 2 hours per week in the program. No credit will be awarded for this program.

    Session 1 and 2, online only

     


  • Tutoring

    Grades 11-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    This course provides training and tutoring opportunities for A+ students. Prior to being assigned and released to classrooms to assist other students, tutors will discuss and learn skills that will help them as they complete the class. During training, students will be introduced to a variety of tutoring skills such as learning styles, listening skills, positive reinforcement, and organizational skills. Other topics discussed will include professionalism, appropriate attire, privacy issues, responsibilities, and dependability. Following training, placement is made by A+ Coordinator. Tutors are expected to earn 50 hours of supervised and documented tutoring in addition to required coursework. To enroll in this class, students MUST receive A+ Coordinator approval AND meet A+ Schools Program requirements (2.5 GPA, 95% attendance, and good citizenship). This course may be repeated for credit.

     Session 1 & 2, online only

    (1/2 credit is 4 weeks)


  • Study Skills

    Grades 9-11

    1/2 unit of credit 

    This course is designed to empower students to be successful in school and community settings.  Students will develop habits related to organization, learning styles, social skills including communication, character and critical thinking, test-taking, note-taking, and comprehension strategies. 

    Session 1, seated, 11:30 a.m.. - 2:30 p.m.

     


  • Volunteerism

    Grades 9-12

    1/2 credit 

    This course offers a unique educational experience which provides students with the opportunity to understand how their community works by developing an awareness of “volunteerism.” Students must volunteer 50 hours of unpaid service outside the regular school day to an organization from a list of nonprofit community agencies and service organizations. Students may select a listed agency to meet individual needs or interests. For more information, see your counselor. This course may be repeated one time. This course is pass/fail.

    Session 1 and 2, online only

    (1/2 credit is 4 weeks)