A Fine Thing

Nearly two years ago, disquieting rumors hit my work group: our jobs were moving out of the area, across the country. I did not want to move out of my home, away from my friends and family, or face restarting our home business in another state, especially since I would just be trading one earthquake… Continue reading A Fine Thing

There are no short cuts. Really.

Several years ago, while hunting for something to add to Dr. Bruce’s extensive Shakespeare media collection, we ran across a short documentary called “The Hobart Shakespeareans”. It’s a profile of teacher Rafe Esquith of the Los Angeles school district, and his dedication to his fifth-grade students. Besides the normal coursework required by the state for… Continue reading There are no short cuts. Really.

News — Spring 2015

National French Teachers Examination Congratulations to Mrs. Mary Catherine Lavissière’s students Katie Cruse, Alana Ross, Micah Wittenberg, and Moriah Wittenberg! These four Scholars Online students placed with honors in the National French Test Le Grand Concours 2015. The test is offered annually by the American Association of Teachers of French to identify and recognize students… Continue reading News — Spring 2015

Reminder: PSAT/NMSQT and Classics Exams Online Deadlines

2014 PSAT/NMSQT 15 October and 18 October Register now: The 2014 PSAT/NMSQT, otherwise known as the National Merit Test, will be offered Wednesday October 15 or Saturday, October 18, depending on the test site. When taken in your junior year, your score on this $14 standardized test (plus any small additional fee a school may… Continue reading Reminder: PSAT/NMSQT and Classics Exams Online Deadlines

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CHAT and POLICY ORIENTATION SESSIONS

Orientation sessions on using the Scholars Online chat are scheduled for Monday, 25 August, 8pm Eastern / 5pm Pacific Wednesday, 27 August, 3pm Eastern / noon Pacific Friday, 29 August, 11am Eastern / 8am Pacific Policy orientation sessions have also been scheduled to allow parents and students to meet with Scholars Online administrators and teachers… Continue reading CHAT and POLICY ORIENTATION SESSIONS

Moodle Upgrade

The Scholars Online Moodle environment is being upgraded during the period between August 19-August 24 and may be unavailable for several hours at a time during this period. The Scholars Online home page, account management centers may also be offline briefly during system reboots to install security patches. We plan to be online and stable… Continue reading Moodle Upgrade

August News

Enrollment and Registration Deadlines It’s hard to believe that it is already August. Open enrollment for academic year courses continues through August 22, and full tuition and fees are due by August 29. This applies even if you are using the installment option, unless you make arrangements with the accounts manager. While we may accept… Continue reading August News

Scholars Online Curriculum and the AP Program

We’ve had a number of inquiries about our AP programs at Scholars Online. While we endeavor to help our students gain recognition for their work through the AP program where appropriate, we have focussed on creating a curriculum that meets our primary mission: to provide a rigorous classical Christian education for our students. There are… Continue reading Scholars Online Curriculum and the AP Program