Independent Study Updates

April/May 2019

Seven Weeks of School Remaining

Dear Students and Parents,

The end of the school year is fast approaching. Students must adhere to Apex due dates and turn in all assignments listed on Weekly Assignment Sheets in order to complete their coursework before the school year ends. The classroom is a great place to focus on work and the math tutor is here all day on Thursdays.

Summer School

Students who intend to participate in Independent Study Summer School must have their parent sign and return a Master Agreement contract. Students will be bringing the Master Agreement home this week for signature. Summer School will be held in our classroom at Cañada College. Evan O'Reilly will be the teacher and Summer School dates and hours are as follows:

June 11-26th from 8:30-3:30

Participating students should plan on spending as much time as possible in the classroom to work on Apex as the time will pass quickly. All Apex courses must be completed by the end of summer school.

Fall College Classes

The fall community college schedule is available on WebSmart. Students who intend to take a community college course in the fall must have their parent sign a Concurrent Enrollment form and return it to me as soon as possible. I will register students for classes in May. Concurrent Enrollment forms are available in our classroom.

Students who intend to take a college course for the first time must apply to the college prior to competing a Concurrent Enrollment form. I will assist students with this process.

Independent Study Textbooks

Students must return all textbooks and novels checked out to them during the school year. Students- as you finish a course remember to return the textbook for checkoff.

Smarter Balanced Testing

Several students need to complete the Smarter Balanced tests this week. Please refer to the attached document and make sure to arrange times to take the tests. There is a sign up in the classroom.

Seniors Only

Please be prepared to have your senior video filmed this week during our check in meeting. Refer to the Senior Video document for specific details.

Important Dates

Week of April 22-April 26 Smarter Balanced Testing make-ups (Grades 11 and 12)

April 25 Last day to withdraw from a community college course with a W on your transcript.

May 18-24 Finals Week for Community College Classes

May 27 Memorial Day No ISP Classes

May 31 ISP Graduation 1:00 PM

June 7th Last day of ISP

June 11-26 ISP Summer School

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