High School Summer Program (Acceleration)

Program Duration

  • Blended and online learning. Specific blended and online learning expectations are outlined below in the Summer Program Description.
  • Summer Program graduation will be held August 3, 2017 at 3 p.m. in Lafayette High School Auditorium for students satisfying graduation requirements.

Summer Program Description

  • Program Goal: to provide rising 9 – 12 grade students the opportunity to earn original credit through online learning.
  • Seniors may take additional original credit courses to meet graduation requirements.
  • A computer lab will be available onsite during the Summer Program between 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Monday – Thursday) for students who need a more structured learning environment to complete online coursework.

First-time Credit

Students taking a class for the first time can earn original credit for the course.  The tuition for an original credit course is $300 and tuition assistance is available for qualifying students (see your school counselor for the tuition assistance forms).

  • Parents who wish to enroll their child in a first-time credit course, must complete the online registration with their child’s school counselor.
  • Fees and forms are due at the time of registration (May 2 – June 16, 2017).
  • Courses with low enrollment may not be offered (a minimum of eight students required).
  • If the course is not offered, a full refund will be given within 10 business days.
  • Last day for a student to withdraw from a Summer Program course is July 6, 2017. No refunds will be given after this date.

Acceleration Courses (first-time credit)

English 11 Earth Science
English 12 Oceanography
Algebra I Physics
Geometry US and VA Government
Algebra II US and VA History
Biology World Geography
Chemistry *Health & Physical Education I
Economics & Personal Finance (A $50 refundable deposit and W!SE testing are MANDATORY)
*There will be a one day mandatory face-to-face to demonstrate CPR mastery.

Classes are completely on-line (no face-to-face required) and computer labs are available on-site for student access.


Open House

  • Mandatory training is required for students enrolled in the Online Summer Program and can attend either training. Parents are encouraged to attend the Open House with their child.
  • Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Lafayette High School Auditorium

Dates/Time/Location

  • June 27 – August 3, 2017
  • Virtual class at home or 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday – Thursday at Lafayette High School for students who need a more structured learning environment to complete online coursework.

Registration

  • Students may register for one course for original credit and no more than two courses (i.e., one core class and one non-core class). Seniors may take additional original credit courses to meet graduation requirements.
  • Students currently enrolled in WJCC Public Schools (rising 9 – 12 grade) may register for the Summer Program Acceleration at their school from May 2-June 16, 2017. LATE REGISTRATION WILL BE JUNE 19 – JUNE 29, 2017 IN THE SUMMER PROGRAM OFFICE AT LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL.
  • Non-WJCC students may register on a space-available basis at a cost of $550 and must have the approval of their home school prior to registration.
  • No refund of tuition will be issued if a student is dismissed for disciplinary reasons or for excessive “virtual absences” (lack of daily login and participation).

Expungement

High school courses will not be expunged.

Withdrawing from a Course

Students who request to withdraw from a summer school high-school credit bearing course after the first week of summer school will receive a Withdraw Pass (WP) or a Withdraw Fail (WF), depending on their grade in the class at the time of withdrawal. Any withdrawals after the first week must be approved by the Summer School Coordinator. Withdrawals will be considered in extenuating circumstances and on a case-by-case basis.

Note:

Non-residents should contact Dr. Kimberly Nunnally (757-603-6472) for registration and tuition information.