Online Students News

Blog Entries - October 2020

Final reminder- option change deadline is today at 4 PM.

Posted on: October 30, 2020

Hello- We wanted to send a final reminder that the deadline to request an option change for second semester is today at 4 PM. This webpage has all the details. Remember: 1- If you want your student to stay where they are now for second semester, there's

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Week 11 update

Posted on: October 29, 2020

Hello Option 2 families, Three quick items on this rainy Thursday: 1- Offline hours for week 11 are due by Sunday night.  It's 25 hours total for this week. 2- There have been several questions about attendance records in the last couple

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Option change deadline is Friday

Posted on: October 28, 2020

Reminder- the deadline to request an option change for your students is this Friday at 4:00 PM. Here are some helpful links: Our webpage with information about second semester- current numbers are posted here Our second semester plans The process for

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World Language course transition information

Posted on: October 28, 2020

We've prepared some information related to course transitions in the world languages department.

You can access it here.

Thank you,

Mark Graler

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Option Change Deadline is next Friday

Posted on: October 23, 2020

Good afternoon, We're one week away from the deadline to submit an option change request for second semester.  The deadline is next Friday, October 30, at 4:00 PM.  We will not accept any requests for option changes after this deadline. READ THE

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Week 10 update

Posted on: October 22, 2020

Good morning, Some reminders for you: Week 10 offline hours are due by Sunday night.  Students using VLA should log their hours in Unit 10 in the Offline Educational Opportunities course.  Students using PLP and ULS should use this google

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Week 9 update

Posted on: October 15, 2020

TOMORROW'S NOT A SCHOOL DAYToday is the last 'school day' this week, and staff is not scheduled to work tomorrow.  Students can continue to complete work and offline hours as usual tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday if needed.  20 total hours are due

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Is your student on track?

Posted on: October 14, 2020

I wanted to clarify for everyone how to know if your student is on-track in terms of work completion here at the end of first quarter. For students using VLA: If a course has 18 units, the student should be finished with 9 units by the end of the

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End of Quarter Progress Reporting

Posted on: October 13, 2020

Good afternoon, I wanted to share an update about end of quarter progress reporting. Students in option 2 will not be receiving a grade card at the end of the first quarter.  Instead, grades will be formally recorded at the semester.  There are a

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Week 8 update

Posted on: October 9, 2020

Good morning, Just a reminder that offline hours for week 8 are due by Sunday night.  We are caught-up with entering attendance hours now, so if you submit hours after Sunday, it's possible unexcused absence hours will be added to your student's

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graphic of testing schedule

MAP testing information

Posted on: October 8, 2020

Good afternoon, This document contains the information you'll need to schedule and support your online students to take MAP GROWTH tests.  It is also available on our online students webpage under MAP TESTING. In my communication yesterday, I published

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graphic showing available MAP testing times

MAP testing next week

Posted on: October 7, 2020

Hello, All option 2 students in grades K-8 are encouraged to participate in MAP testing next week.  I'll have additional details out soon, but wanted to share available testing sessions now.  There are two MAP tests each student should take:

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Week 7

Posted on: October 2, 2020

Good morning, Just a quick reminder that offline hours for week 7 are due by Sunday night. VLA students use the Offline Educational Opportunities course in VLA. PLP and ULS students use this google form. We're expecting 25 total hours for this week

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Third Grade State Reading Test

Posted on: October 1, 2020

Good afternoon caregivers of third grade students in option 2, We give Ohio's State Test in Reading to third grade students twice each year, in October and April.  As part of Ohio's third grade reading guarantee, the test results are typically used to

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Arbordale Publishing

Posted on: October 1, 2020

Multiple families have reported issues with Arbordale Publishing books opening correctly in VLA.  When this happens, please let us know the subject, unit, and book so we can contact VLA to have the problem corrected.  The help form is the best way

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