For Labor Day, the FunCation offices and virtual campus will be closed on Monday, 9/4/23. We will reopen and resume normal business hours on Tuesday, 9/5/23.
Events this week:
Art Club: Creating a Color Wheel
Time: Grades K-5: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern
Time: Grades 6-12: 2:30 PM-3:30 PM Eastern
Where: Virtual Campus: Club Room
What: Come learn about and create your very own color wheel!
Markers, Paint, or colored pencils. (Required colors: Red, Blue, & Yellow).
A white piece of paper.
A can (or something similar in size) & and a paper plate.
Thursday, 9/7/23: FB Live Stream Training: Understanding the ISIPS in Istation
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern
Where: Facebook: FunCation Academy-Group
What: We will discuss how to read the ISIPS and utilize it to support our students' learning.
Thursday, 9/7/23: LIVE Academic Success Class: Reading for Better Comprehension
Time: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern
Where: FunCation Virtual Campus: Large Group Room A
What: In Reading for Better Comprehension, students will learn how to fully analyze their reading. The focus will be on reading fully, building vocabulary, and gathering important information.
Friday, 9/8/23: Parents-as-Teachers Training: What does it mean to homeschool?
Time: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern
Where: FunCation Virtual Campus: FunTorium
What: We will discuss what homeschooling means, our responsibilities as the parent/teacher/administrator, and the types of homeschooling available.
Our Book Club for 6th-12th graders will hold its first meeting on 9/14/23. Students will be reading "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.
Student Activity of the Week: Fireworks in a Jar
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
You can now find Spanish Basics under our FREE resources.
Spanish Basics is a supplement to prepare students for Spanish 1 and provide continued support for all Spanish courses.
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.
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 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.
$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. (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.)