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8/28/23 Weekly News and Events

Events this week:

Wednesday, 8/30/23

Student Social: Emoji Charades

Time: Grades K-5: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern

Time: Grades 6-12: 2:30 PM-3:30 PM Eastern

Where: Student Activity Center on the Virtual Campus



What: Come play Emoji Charades!

 

Thursday, 8/31/23: FB Live Stream Training: Enrolling in Courses and Navigating the Edmentum Courseware Instructor Portal

Time: 2:00 PM Eastern

Where: Facebook: FunCation Academy-Group


What: I will demonstrate how to complete the course enrollment form on our website and how to navigate the Edmentum Courseware Instructor Portal.


 

Calling all writers, artists, photographers, cartoonists, researchers, and creative thinkers!

The first meeting of the FunCation Student Newsletter will be held on Friday, 9/1/23, at 1:00 PM Eastern.


The student newsletter is open to students in grades 6-12.


Let your voice be heard!


 

Book Club

Our Book Club for 6th-12th graders will be holding its very first meeting on 9/14/23. We would like to have the book choice set and give students time to purchase the book before the first meeting.


Please ask your students to vote on which book they would like to read. Students will read the book with the most votes overall. We will announce the book on Wednesday, 8/30/23.



 

Student Activity of the Week: Recycled Sounds!

Click the picture to access the activity.

Students with submissions will be entered into a drawing for a $25.00 Amazon gift card each quarter.


Next drawing: Oct 2, 2023 (1st quarter of 2023-2024 school year: July, August, September).


Each submission = 1 entry

 

Now Open!

The Virtual College and Career Counselor is now open as a paid resource for just $6.99/month per student.


This paid resource provides ongoing support for grades 8-12 students to help with academic planning, transcript preparation, and planning beyond high school. Access and support for Overgrad and the Common App are also provided.


Students needing to complete an SAT and ACT prep course can sign up for this extra benefit.



 

College, Career, and Higher Education Test Preparation Courses are now open!


Online, self-paced, teacher-supported test preparation for the following: ACT, SAT, Accuplacer, ASVAB, HiSET, GED, TASC, TEAS, and TABE.


What's included?

  • Access to the chosen test preparation courses

  • Unlimited Access to Study Hall

  • Teacher support and guidance

Pricing: $25.00/month per student



 

Registration for the Fall Parent Workshop Series is now open!

  • Workshop 1: Academic Planning for High School: September 29, 2023

  • Workshop 2: Transcript Preparation: October 27, 2023

  • Workshop 3: Life Beyond High School: November 17, 2023

  • Workshop 4: Scholarships and FAFSA: December 15, 2023

  • Workshops begin promptly at 1:00 PM Eastern and will end no later than 3:00 PM Eastern.

  • All workshops are LIVE on our virtual campus.

  • FA Community Members with Full Access and FA Community Members with Base Access plus Parent Support receive 1 free workshop. Please reach out to billing for instructions.

Pricing:

  • $35.00 per Workshop OR

  • $100.00 for the Full Workshop Series







 

Future Events and Resources:


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Coming in September:

  • Bridging the Gap paid resource: a 3-month program to help identify and fill learning gaps.

  • FREE resource: Spanish Basics will be available mid-September.

Coming in October:

  • Would you like to beta-test a new Personal Finance Curriculum? Please send a message to our Contact Us page. The first 10 people will Beta test the product in October. (The curriculum is geared toward students in grades 6-12.)


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