Summer Online Courses

2016

ECONOMICS (Rising Grades 10-12)

PERSONAL FINANCE & ECONOMICS (E6151SY) Yearlong course = 1 Credit

Prerequisite: None

Cost: $150

PERSONAL FINANCE & ECONOMICS (6151BS) 2nd semester course only = ½ credit

Prerequisite: Personal Finance & Economics 6151AS completed previously

Cost: $75.00

Students explore many facets of financial decision-making involved in daily life.  Skills in money management, record keeping, and banking are enhanced through the study of basic concepts of economics, insurance, credit, and other related topics.  

Registration: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Sandusky Middle School from 8:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.

Advantages:
  • Satisfies graduation requirements for completing one online course
  • Provides students with opportunities for acceleration
  • Increased opportunities for scheduling additional coursework/electives during their high school career
  • Provides flexibility to complete coursework during the summer at home with minimal on-site attendance requirements

 

HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION

FOUNDATIONS OF PERSONAL FITNESS & WELLNESS (5931YS)

One credit.

Prerequisite: None 

By incorporating both an online approach to 9th grade Health SOLs and the implementation of individual fitness plans, this course gives students the opportunity to earn one of the two health and physical education credits required for graduation.

  • Students who have not earned a credit for 9th grade Health and Physical Education are eligible to enroll in the course.

For the Physical Education component, students will develop and complete a personal fitness plan aimed at improving motor skills, movement patterns, strength, flexibility, and endurance.  

  • Students will be required to complete 70 hours of physical activity as described in their fitness plans.

For the Health component, students will enroll in an online health curriculum aligned with the 9th grade health SOLs.

  • Online units include nutrition and diet, and the functions and structures of various systems of the body, including the digestive, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems.
  • Units covering the state’s 9th grade Family Life Education SOLs are included.
    • Topics include family living and community relationships; the benefits, challenges, responsibilities, and value of positive relationships for men, women, and children, and communities; abstinence education; the value of postponing sexual activity; human sexuality; human reproduction; dating violence; the characteristics of abusive relationships; steps to take to avoid sexual assault; and the availability of counseling and legal resources. Students will also study the consequences of risky behaviors and disease prevention.

The course does not fulfill the requirements of 10th grade Driver Education/Health or 10th grade Physical Education.

Students will be assigned to a licensed Lynchburg City Schools’ Health/Physical Education teacher who will monitor, assist, and evaluate student progress. 

Advantages:
  • Satisfies graduation requirements for completing one on-line course
  • Satisfies one of the two graduation requirements in health and physical education
  • Increased opportunities for scheduling additional coursework/electives 
  • Provides flexibility to complete coursework during the summer with minimal on-site attendance 

Cost: $150

Registration: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Sandusky Middle School from 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.