Course pace: The student taking the course will determine the pace of the course. The only deadline that exists is the final date of the semester to complete the course.
Semesters: There is the option to take a virtual course in the semesters listed below. All course work and tests must be completed by the last day of the semester. Dates are approximate.
Summer: June 15th- August 26th
Fall: August 30th – January 26th
Spring: January 30th – June 8th
Tests & Quizzes: All topic tests and quizzes will be “open notes”. The final cumulative exam will be “closed notes” and proctored by a district employee in a district building.
Progress Reports: Weekly progress reports will be emailed to parents.
Web page: Student handbook, announcements and additional resources are located on our web page (under development): http://www.scasd.org/virtualschool.
Physical Activity Component: Students who enroll in Physical Education courses will be required to complete a physical activity component of the course. More descriptive information will be available on this topic by mid-April.
Course Refund: If within the first two weeks from the start of the semester a student finds that the course they have enrolled in is not a good match for them we will issue a full refund. The student or parent should notify Jon Downs within this two-week period to exercise this option.
Director, Office of Educational Alternatives
154 West Nittany Avenue
State College, PA 16801
Last Modified on March 28, 2011