NCVA Beacon Herald

September 2020

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Our Mission

NCVA is a community of students, families and educators dedicated to expanding educational choice through innovative and technology rich instructional practices, and accountable for developing each student's full potential for academic and post-secondary success.

A Message from our Head of School

Wow! What a wonderful start to the school year. As I have had the opportunity to visit classes, I have been so impressed at how motivated our students are to learn! I am so grateful to get to work with you and your student(s) this year. As we begin the school year, I want to emphasize the importance daily attendance in order to be successful in a virtual environment. I would like to share a few tips that other parents and students have found helpful:


1. Establish and stick to the basic routines (going to bed early, waking up on time, etc.) that will help your child develop the habit of daily, on time attendance.


2. Talk to your child about why going to class every day is critical and important, unless they are sick. If your child seems reluctant to go to class, find out why and work with the teacher, administrator, or advisor to get them excited about going to class.


3. Come up with back-up plans for who to turn to (another family member, a neighbor or fellow parents) to help you get your child to class if something comes up.


4. Reach out for help if you are experiencing tough times that make it difficult for your child to attend class. We will help in any way we can.


5. If your child is absent, make sure he/she watches the recordings and completes all assignments for the school day.


You may have heard the saying “a rising tide lifts all the boats.” We feel as though attendance is a tide that can lift all other boats in the virtual environment. As you know, concepts build over time and attendance is crucial for students to keep up. We appreciate your support and look forward to a wonderful school year.


In Partnership,


Lauren Acome

Head of School

NCVA Annual Health Notification SY 20-21

Per NC State and K12 guidelines, NCVA is required to provide families important immunization and health information annually. Please review the NCVA Annual Health Notification SY 20-21 closely and save it for future reference.


Be sure to follow-up with your local health care provider or local health department with additional questions as it pertains to your student(s). We wish your family a happy and healthy school year!

Important Dates

  • August 31st-September 11th: 3rd Grade BOG Testing

(3rd grade families, see E-mail)

  • September 3rd: K-5 "Curriculum Night" for LCs

  • September 4th: LC Speaker Event (MS/HS)- "What is Plagiarism?"

  • September 7th: Labor Day Holiday (School Closed)
  • September 11th: LC Speaker Event & MS Assembly-"Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness"
  • September 15th: LC Social Time (ES)
  • (Cont) September 15th: LC Speaker Event (MS/HS)-"What is Plagiarism?" Encore
  • September 18th: Virtual Adventure Day Events (TBA via e-mail)
  • September 24th: LC Mathematical Minds Event-"Do Not Fear: Math Anxiety, Attitudes, and a Growth Mindset"

~Save the Date~

October 9th: Virtual Adventure Day/Outing Events

NCVA School Calendar SY 20-21

Are you new to NCVA?

Week of Welcome (W.O.W.)

We have a number of families that will be joining us after the official first day of school. Our Student Support Team has some exciting activities planned to help you get on-boarded. Review school expectations, learn how to navigate the Online School , track/log attendance, and more

Log in early! W.O.W. sessions begin promptly on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. We look forward to meeting you!


HOW DO I GET STARTED?

  1. LOG-IN to the Online School-On your official start date (Wednesday @ 8:30 a.m.)
  2. Complete Online Learning Course (OLL)-All parts, 100%
  3. Attend W.O.W Sessions- REQUIRED for NEW families.
  4. READ all communication from Teachers and Advisors
  5. Complete NWEA Assessments as assigned on Thursday and Friday

*Working camera and microphone are required.


  • Read and review any course introductions or course syllabus
  • Organize your course materials
  • Set-up your workspace
  • Make contact with your Student Advisor

*See your Daily Plan for specific dates and times for W.O.W. Sessions and NWEA Assessments.

K12 Support 1-866-512-2273

Check out our full catalog of technical support resources at the bottom of this newsletter!


K12 Customer support is open 24/7 to provide assistance to our families.

Trouble logging in?


  1. Clear cache and cookies Weekly. Click HERE to find out how to use this common troubleshooting trick.
  2. Power off your computer nightly to allow for automatic system updates.
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K12 Student ID Cards

Have you ever wanted to own a physical Student Identification Card for community discounts? The K12 site for ordering these has launched. Order yours today for a minimal fee that includes shipping at http://studentid.k12.com .

September Community Service Project

ALSF: The Million Mile Virtual Walk

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This year Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation has organized its 1st “Million Mile” Virtual Walk to support childhood Cancer research. NCVA has selected this activity for our September Community Service Project. The Million Mile walks runs from September 1st-September 30th.


Get active for a cause! Walk for a cure with Team “North Carolina Virtual Academy.” Log your miles and any donations on our ALSF page!

*Families may also log time spent walking for P.E. in the Online School during September.*


Join Our Team: www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/2159582


Team Goals

•Raise: $500.00

Walk, Run, Bicycle, Treadmill: 1,000 miles

Patriot Day Speaker-9/11

September is National Preparedness Month!


In honor of Patriot Day, please join us in welcoming Davis Maddox of the Moncure Fire Department to discuss safety in the home. Mr. Maddox is actively serving as a Trainer with the Moncure Fire Department, educating families and professionals on the importance of readiness in the event of an emergency. Please join us on Friday, September 11th to learn more about this important topic!


~Fire Safety, Natural Disasters, Making a Plan~


  • Learning Coaches (Elementary & High School) @ 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

BbC (Class Connect) under the LC ACCOUNT


  • Middle School Student Assembly & Learning Coaches @ Noon

BbC (Class Connect) under the STUDENT & LC ACCOUNTS

*Middle School students may log attendance time under Health.

NCVA 6-12 Virtual Ensemble Auditions

Do you sing or play an instrument? Do you miss being in band, choir, or orchestra? If so, you're in luck! The NCVA Virtual Ensemble is starting up soon!


The NCVA Virtual Ensemble is directed by Mrs. Rose, who teaches grades 8-12 music classes at NCVA. The NCVA Virtual Ensemble has both a choir and instrumental ensemble(includes both band and orchestra instruments). It is open to all NCVA students in grades 6-12. Students do not have to be currently enrolled in a music class to participate.

How does it all work? Students rehearse twice per week for 30 minutes(meeting time to be determined by student schedules) in Zoom. Each student records their own part and then Mrs. Rose combines all of the parts together to create a full ensemble.

In addition to rehearsals, students have the opportunity to participate in optional social activities such as virtual ensemble lunch bunch.


If you are interested in playing or singing in the NCVA Virtual Ensemble this year, fill out this form to sign up for an audition time: https://forms.gle/TQQP5odpDf9jz7nt7


Auditions will be held in Mrs. Rose’s Zoom room August 31-September 4. Audition requirements: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IuAsx8pEXlAMPy1E1LhdHs-eFQFmKMsrGY8lj9PS59E/edit?usp=sharing


Haven’t played or sung in a little while? That’s perfectly okay. Mrs. Rose is not looking for perfection! Please contact Ms. Rose mrose@ncvacademy.org with any additional questions.

K12 National News

Click on the K12 National September 2020 Newsletter for the latest updates from our education partner!

K12 Learning Liftoff Newsletter

For fun ideas for you and your children, subscribe to our Learning Liftoff newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Register here: http://www.learningliftoff.com/

K12 "Walk to Class: Sessions

Walk to Class: "Set Up for Success" is a 60 minute session designed for new families to help prepare for the school year. Topics include expectations, involvement, sample schedules, veteran learning coach tips and organization.



Walk to Class: "Online School" is a 60 minute session designed for new families to introduce them to the Online School. Topics include resources in the Online School, features of the K12 App, accessing Class Connects, and the Introduction to Online Learning course.


K12 Clubs--UPDATE 9/9/20

We're hard at work finalizing club offerings for the 2020–2021 school year. Clubs will start in mid to late October, and we'll provide information by the end of September. Watch the K12 website and school announcements and newsletters for updates.

Attendance Corner

Keys to Successful Attendance:

1. Attend all required LIVE Class Connect Sessions

2. Complete all lessons and assignments due for the day

3. Make up any over-due lessons

4. Manually log ALL attendance in the Learning Coach (LC) Account of OLS under the Attendance Tab

Elementary School Updates

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Welcome

Hello!!

We had a GREAT month at NCVA! We are starting to get into the routine and the kids seemed to acclimate well! I am so proud of all of you and happy you are part of our NCVA family!

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K-5 Tips to Remember

1. Let your child make reasonable choices, such as which lesson to start with that day or which activities to do in a lesson.

2. Reward children for a job well done (be creative with awards).

3. Make use of the resources available through K12!

4. Read the weekly newsletter every week!

5. Check your email daily.

6. Ask! If you need help, please reach out. We are here to assist you in any way that we can!

7.Keep that Tech Support number handy – If you have technical issues, call them! They’re available 24-7. Technical problems are not an excuse for not completing work. The number is 866.512.2273 – put it somewhere you can refer to it easily.

8.(MAYBE MOST IMPORTANTLY!) Save ALL of your passwords and important information somewhere you can find it. You MUST know your NCVA email, your Student ID Number, your Go Formative username and password (for this year, returning students!). Keep them all in one place so that you're not locked out when you have important things to do

9.Show up – Come to classes… every day! Class connects are very important.In the extremely rare occasion that you cannot be in class, please notify us in advance if possible. There will be recordings made of all the classes.

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CURRICULUM NIGHT FOR PARENTS: SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2020

Curriculum Night gives parents the opportunity to meet with their child’s teachers to get a brief overview of the academic topics that will be covered that semester as well as the instructional programs used to facilitate learning.


During Curriculum Night, teachers will share strategies, suggestions and resources to help guide your instruction at home.


This is a great opportunity for parents to ask questions and receive guidance in providing quality instruction to their student.


Please be on the lookout for your grade level's invite on your daily plan. We will be offering two sessions to accommodate all schedules-3:00 and 6:00.

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Dates to Remember

· September 3rd: Curriculum Night- 3:00 and 6:00

· September 7th: No School- Labor Day

· September 18th: Virtual Outing

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Is your student reading daily?

K-5 students should be reading every night for at least 20 minutes. Did you know that daily reading can benefit your student in the following ways...

1. Helps in language development
2. Promotes brain development
3. Aids in understanding of a world outside of our own
4. Strengthens family relationships
5. Provides endless possibilities

Middle School Updates

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What a great first few weeks of school it has been! Now, we're getting right into the groove of the school year as September is here upon us!


In case you missed it, check out this Welcome Video from your Middle School administrators.


Below are a few tips we recommend for a successful middle school year, some important dates for September, and a motivation quote to help you succeed this month of school!

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Tips for September:

· Attend and Participate in live Class Connect Sessions: These are required, per our school handbook. Be sure to let your teacher know that you are present by using the polling tools, chat box, or speaking on the microphone.

· Ask Questions: Students and Learning Coaches are encouraged to send an e-mail to their teachers if you need clarification on directions for assignments.

· Know Your Info: SAVE school information in a safe place for easy access. Know your NCVA e-mail address, Your Student ID Number, and passwords for various accounts. Don’t forget to write down the names of your student’s Homeroom Teacher and Advisor in case you need to contact the school.

· K12 Customer Support: 1-866-512-2273 SAVE this number in your phone and keep it visible on your refrigerator or in your work area for quick reference. We all need technical assistance from time to time!

Important Upcoming Dates

*See your Class Connect schedule in the Online School*


  • September 7th: Holiday (School Closed)
  • September 11th: MS Assembly-"Fire Safety"

Families may log attendance under "Health."

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High School Updates

SEPTEMBER UPDATES

Please remember to check your email daily and to check your course plan and announcements every single day. This will help you to be successful.


Important Dates:

*Class Connections sessions will appear on the student's schedule in the Online School.*

  • No School on September 7th -Labor Day Holiday
  • Watch email for virtual outing opportunities for high school students



National Honors Society Updates:

First meeting for current members will be end of August and will show on your Class Connect schedule. Potential candidates must maintain 3.5 GPA or better, be in 10th grade, and have been with us for at least 1 semester. Invites will be sent in mid-January. Any questions, contact Dr. Kourtsounis at skourtsounis@ncvacademy.org.

High School YEAR BOOK UPDATE

That’s Right! The first NCVA Yearbook for 2020-2021!


This is a High School yearbook

It will be a physical book mailed to your home in June 2021

Pre-orders can begin now

Order before September 30th and receive 10% off

All orders placed by mid-April will receive 2 free custom pages (more on that later)

Cost

$30 plus $4.99 shipping for soft cover book

You have the option to upgrade to hardcover for an additional $6.95

Keep an eye on your email for more information regarding photos/portraits/clubs and more!!

Link to pre-order: https://www.treering.com/validate?PassCode=101597672751897

Questions: Dr. Sara Kourtsounis at skourtsounis@ncvacademy.org

High School Counseling Team

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Welcome to our new and returning families! Throughout the year, you will see us in grade level meetings, Counselor Chat sessions, during high school registration, in club meetings, one on one sessions...and much more! We love helping our students find their path to success in high school and beyond. Don't hesitate to contact us! Find your counselor below. :)

Special Programs News

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How long have you been with NCVA? 2 years


Hometown: Parkersburg, WV


Where do you live now? Rural Hall, NC


Educational Background (degrees/years of experience): I have a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders and Speech Language Pathology. With 24 years in Special Education


What are you doing when you're not working? Reading and gardening


What is your favorite food? I love most any soup! (Comfort food)


What is your favorite book? Charlotte's Web


If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you travel and why? Australia


What is your go to restaurant? Full Moon Oyster Bar


What is your go to late at night snack? Popcorn


Do you have a hidden talent? If so what is it? I sure wish I did!


What is the best thing about working at NCVA? I love my Special Programs team and the Leadership team. I truly couldn't imagine being on this 'adventure' without all of them!

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How long have you been with NCVA? Almost 3 years


Hometown: Asheboro, NC


Where do you live now? Asheboro, NC


Educational Background (degrees/years of experience): I graduated from Appalachian State University with my Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education (K-6) and my Masters in Professional School Counseling (K-12). Before transitioning to NCVA I worked in the brick and mortar setting as an Elementary School Counselor and a High School Counselor for a combined total of about 8 years.


What are you doing when you're not working? You can either find me at the Stables, the pool or on the soccer fields with my kids. I love being outside!


What is your favorite food? Mexican & Sushi


What is your favorite book? Black Beauty


If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you travel and why? I love the Caribbean- blue water calls my name!


What is your go to restaurant? Does Coldstone Creamery count?!?!


What is your go to late at night snack? Anything chocolate


Do you have a hidden talent? If so what is it? Hmmm... I used to compete at horse shows but recently I have taken more of the role of trainer and horse show mom.


What is the best thing about working at NCVA? I love the wonderful people that I get to meet at NCVA! We have the best teachers, students and learning coaches and I feel lucky getting to be a part of such an innovative group.

NCVA Student Support Team

Strong Start...Strong Finish!

The Student Support Team would like to wish all of our families at NCVA a "strong start" this Fall! Student Advisors are reaching out to each of our families to ensure you have everything need. Please be on the look-out for our calls, e-mails, and texts. We are looking forward to connecting with you!


Meet your Student Support Team

Lea King, Student Support Administrator

Aimee Hanna, Student Attendance Specialist

Paige Adams, Student Resource Coordinator

Jillian Davenport, Community Engagement Specialist

Whitney Cress, K-8 Counselor


Student Support Advisors :

K-5: Amy Baker, Rebekah Logan, Allison Mosley, Nkechi Orabuchi-Fluker, Jevonda Perkins, and Katie Szostak

6-8: Brittany Bonardi, Tiffany Carson, Kristen Herd, and Danielle Smithers.

9-12: Marah Barrow, Debbie DeLoach, Karie Shuler, and Jennifer Triplett

NCVA Learning Coach Development

Check out the full list of activities planned just for Learning Coaches this fall! Don't forget to scroll down to the "Learning Coach Central" section of the newsletter for more details about offerings this month. We hope to see you there!


  • LC Speaker Series
  • LC Social Time
  • LC Mathematical Minds Series-Supporting your student in Math with confidence!
  • LC Support Group-Social Emotional Learning

K-8 Counselor: Whitney Cress

Hello all! My name is Whitney Cress, and I am the Elementary and Middle School Counselor. Please never hesitate to reach out for support!


Your students will see me during our monthly Beacon Times, where we will focus on a Social Emotional Learning topic. I also offer counseling small groups throughout the school year, so be on the lookout for my emails! I am looking forward to an amazing year!


Also, take notice of our student services website packed with a tremendous amount of helpful community, academic, social and emotional resources.


Whitney Cress

whcress@ncvacademy.org

919-346-0121 ext. 2113

Beacon Time!

Monthly Beacon Times are offered to further develop students' social and emotional skills. These assemblies will be offered each month during the school year. We look forward to seeing you there starting in September!

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Upcoming Social Emotional Groups



Elementary School Groups

Coping Skills

Students will meet in small groups to learn and develop healthy self-regulation and coping skills based on Zones of Regulation. We will practice identifying our emotions, regulating emotions, identifying effective coping skills, neuroplasticity, and creating a coping skills plan appropriate to regulating different types of emotions.


Swimming in a Sea of Friends

Students will meet in small groups to develop and practice social skills including: conversational turn-taking and filtering, listening, playing fair and being a good winner/good loser, expressing feelings and needs with "I" statements, accepting and caring about others, and conflict resolution.

· Meets 1x a week for 6 weeks

  • Grades 1-2 will meet on Tuesdays @ 1:30
  • Grades 3-5 will meet on Tuesdays @ 2:30

Sign-up here! https://forms.gle/nXBVXizo9JHdkrw58


Middle School Groups

Cool Kids (NEW)

This group will focus on executive functions based skills. We will work on building academic skills as well as social emotional skills. Group topics include: self-confidence, setting measurable goals, managing emotions and attitudes, strengthening relationships with others, developing positive study habits, and empowering ourselves and others to be positive influences.

· Group meets 1x a week for 6 weeks

· Wednesdays @ 12:00 or 1:00

· Offered in Fall (TBD Spring)


Self-Confidence

Students will meet in small groups with the goal of building their self-confidence. Groups will have topics such as (develop healthy self-esteem, develop a positive self-image, practice positive self-talk, building confidence and accepting strengths, weaknesses and setbacks) and opportunities for discussion.

· Meets 1x a week for 5 weeks

· Thursdays @ 12:00 or 1:00

· Sign-up here! https://forms.gle/WetALKA2pY5smyjo6


Light Keepers (Anxiety and Depression)

Offers a chance for students to connect and support one other around shared struggles with anxiety and depression. Groups will explore topics such as triggers, positive self-talk, distorted thinking, social connectedness, and conquering fears. Students will be given opportunities for discussion.

· Meets 1x a month Oct-April

· Sign-up here! LightKeepers Depression/Anxiety Group Sign-up SY2021


High School Groups

Light Keepers (Anxiety and Depression)

Offers a chance for students to connect and support one other around shared struggles with anxiety and depression. Groups will explore topics such as triggers, positive self-talk, distorted thinking, social connectedness, and conquering fears. Students will be given opportunities for discussion.

· Meets 1x a month Oct-April

· Sign-up here! LightKeepers Depression/Anxiety Group Sign-up SY2021


Self-Confidence

Students will meet in small groups with the goal of building their self-confidence. Groups will have topics such as (develop healthy self-esteem, develop a positive self-image, practice positive self-talk, building confidence and accepting strengths, weaknesses and setbacks) and opportunities for discussion.

· Meets 1x a week for 5 weeks

· Wed @ 12:00 or 1:00

· Sign-up here! HS Self-Confidence Group Sign-up SY2021


Learning Coach Support Group

Parenting Children with Mental Health Needs Support Group

Many parents never suspect their child would be struggling with mental health disorders and coaching their child through difficult symptoms. Many times, mental health can shape the family’s way of life. But—NCVA parents are not alone. Many of our students are diagnosed with a variety of mental health difficulties and are enrolled at NCVA because they are more comfortable and thrive in a virtual setting. Parents can benefit from the support and time to connect with other families undergoing the same hurdles and successes.

· Meets 1x a month for 45 minutes

· Times will be on your LC CC Schedule (no need to register)

· Dates:

o October 14 @ 9:00 am: Addressing & Managing Behaviors

o November 4 @ 9:00 am: Encouraging Healthy Social Connectedness

o December 2 @ 9:00 am: Self-Care/Taking Care of Yourself and Your Family

NCVA provides McKinney-Vento/Homeless support to qualifying students


You may be eligible for assistance through the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Below is the definition of what qualifies a family to be considered eligible for supports and services.

According to section 725(2) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11434a(2)), the term “homeless children and youths”—

(A) means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence; and

(B) includes—

(i) children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; or are abandoned in hospitals.

(ii) children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings;

(iii) children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and

(iv) migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).

Children and youth are considered homeless if they fit both Part A and any one of the sub-parts of Part B of the definition above.


If you feel you may qualify or if you have any questions, please contact Paige Adams, Homeless Liaison & Family Resource Coordinator, at padams@ncvacademy.org or at 919-346-0121 ext. 2030.

COVID RESOURCES

Check out various resources available as we transition through these critical times together. Both links are living documents featuring regular updates.


Specific by region, including assistance with food, finances, utilities, etc.


Social and educational resources for your children.


Crisis Support:

· Text support: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis (including COVID19, self harm, anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation) and get connected with a trained crisis counselor.

· National Suicide Hotline number is 800-273-TALK (8255), there is also a chat option on their website, https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ .

· As always, call 911 with any life-threatening emergencies, including thoughts or plans of suicide and self-harm.

Learning Coach Central

NCDHSS-Childcare Resource

Are you looking for childcare resources? Please read this flyer from the NC Department of Health and Human Services. Call 1-888-600-1685 to speak with a representative about care for a school aged-child. #StayStrongNC

LC Volunteers Needed!

Attention Learning Coaches

Want to get more involved? There are many exciting opportunities to participate and share your unique skills. Let us know more about your interests. Please complete the VOLUNTEER SURVEY to join our team.


*Background Checks are required for all school volunteers.

Social Media

Please take advantage of opportunities to connect with the K12 and NCVA communities online and social media, via:


NCVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NorthCarolinaVirtualAcademy/

If you have not already, take a few moments to review our school on the NCVA Facebook page. Share your experience with others by clicking on the "Review" tab. This is a great way to make friends and connect with other NCVA families.


NCVA Twitter: https://twitter.com/ncva_k12
NCVA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ncva_k12/


K12 Learning Coach Cafe: https://www.facebook.com/groups/K12LCCafe/

K12 NEW Learning Coaches : https://www.facebook.com/groups/NewK12LearningCoaches/

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Directions to Join a Regional Parent Group

Want to connect with other NCVA families near your area? Join an RPG today!

  1. E-mail the Regional Parent Group where you reside. Find your county on the map.
  2. Include your Name, County, Student(s)' Name(s), Grade Level(s), and Phone Number.


ATTENTION Returning Members:

To ensure all rosters are up to date, RPG Teams are requesting that RETURNING MEMBERS also contact them to update their current contact information. Thank you for your cooperation.


Region 1 Coming soon!

Region 2 ncvaregion2@gmail.com

Region 3 ncvaregion3@yahoo.com

Region 4 ncvaregion4@gmail.com

Region 5 ncvaregion5@gmail.com

Region 6 ncvaregion6@gmail.com

Region 7/8 ncvaregion7_8@yahoo.com *NEW*


PLEASE NOTE: The Regional Parent Groups are comprised of Learning Coaches. They do NOT have access to student information. Please contact your student's Homeroom or Content Area Teacher(s) for academic questions.

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Tallo: Digital Resume

Tallo is a unique digital resource that allows students to showcase their talents and skills. Share your accomplishments and even link videos. Find out more by reading the attachment below!

K12 Customer Support & Videos 1-866-512-2273

Do you need help installing a K12 printer or enabling Flash content in Firefox? Or do you need to know how to configure audio for a Class Connect? Check out our new easy-to-follow Technical Support videos that will walk you through these steps and more at:

https://www.help.k12.com/s/topic/0TO0B000000I2moWAC/technical-support-videos#?tabset-26361=2


  • K12 App: Download HERE



Having trouble logging in to the OLS? Is OLS navigation slow? Try clearing your browser cache and cookies.
As of July 2020, the recommended browser when using the K12 Online School platforms, for all grade levels, is Google Chrome.

If you are your online classes using Chrome, we recommend installing the Flash Enabler extension which will enable and save Flash settings for your classes. Please refer to Enabling Flash in Chrome for a step-by-step guide to enabling Flash in Chrome.


Zoom App

Sometimes, staff will schedule sessions in Blackboard, then re-direct students or Learning Coaches to a Zoom room for a more interactive experience. Never miss a Zoom session again! Be sure to download the Zoom app to your computer.

HELPING OUR SCHOOL

Box Tops for Education

As a public school, NCVA is able to participate in Box Tops for Education by General Mills. As you shop and purchase normal, everyday products such as food, storage, paper products, and cleaning supplies our school may now earn credit using Box Tops mobile app.



  • For a limited time, you may also bring physical box tops with you to an outing or mail them to the school address attention Carrie Daniel.


Please address any additional questions to our coordinator Carrie Daniel (cdaniel@ncvacademy.org). Thank you for your support!

UPDATE Your Contact Information

Please ensure your phone number and e-mail are up to date in the OLS under your LC Account.


  • Change of Address: Proof of Residence (utility bill, lease, home owner's statement) is required to update your physical address. Please e-mail the information to the Registrar at registrar@ncvacademy.org.

Contact Information

North Carolina Virtual Academy

4220 NC HWY 55, Suite 130

Durham, NC 27713

Phone: 919-346-0121

Fax: 919-324-6597

Website: http://ncva.k12.com


K12 Customer Support: 1-866-512-2273

www.help.k12.com/s/