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Maynard-based Virtual High School appoints new regional sales manager

The Virtual High School, a Maynard-based nonprofit empowering schools with online learning programs, recently announced the appointment of Francis Schluckebier to the newly created position of regional sales manager for the organization’s Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware sales territory. Schluckebier brings more than 30 years of sales and management experience to the company.

For information visit TheVirtualHighSchool.org.

People on the Move: Fran Schluckebier

Fran Schluckebier brings more than 30 years of sales and management experience to the company's newly created position of regional sales manager for the organization’s Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware sales territory.

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Meaningful Math: When Am I Ever Going To Use This?

“When am I ever going to use this?” Most anyone teaching mathematics has been asked this question. Often students struggle to relate mathematics to their daily lives. While investigating applications of math is most critical to making content relevant, identifying appropriate ways to do so can be a challenge. Providing opportunities for students to see how math relates to their daily lives is essential to keeping students motivated to learn and  to be engaged in math.

Making The Grade: Virtual Summer School

Speaking in another language

If you speak with Mike Sokolson or Mike Peral, you may hear them saying, "Dobra yeootra" (Good morning) in Russian. Or, you may hear Julian Cunha asking, (Teacher, how are you today? in Japanese). The North Arlington High School Virtual High School Program has been very active again this year. Over the course of the last several years, students have been able to take elective courses on-line in a myriad of areas that greatly expand the students’ elective choices.

Virtual Education Seeing Rising Enrollments, Revenues

Much of the recent growth in the online course market has been driven by experiences similar to that of Lisa Andrejko, the superintendent of the Quakertown Community School District in Pennsylvania.

Five years ago, Ms. Andrejko discovered a drain of over 100 district students leaving for a Pennsylvania-based cyber charter school.

Virtual High School Hopes to Give 1,000 Students Free Summer Courses

Summer can be a stressful time for students who still need to pass certain classes in order to graduate or move on to their next school or grade.

It’s made even more difficult by financial problems, which limit some students from taking those necessary courses.

WMEC Featured as case study for VHS!

Partnership Between Rural Maine Collaborative And The Virtual High School Help Students Suceed

SITUATION

A Commitment to Online Learning

On April 3, Jim Dachos (right), director of Educational Partnerships for The Virtual High School (VHS) presented Douglas High teacher Al DeNoncour with an award for his 15-year commitment to online learning at Douglas High and for helping expand educational opportunities for their students. DeNoncour teaches American Popular Music online for VHS, the pioneer of K-12 online learning.

See the article online here.

Douglas High School teacher gets online education award

A veteran Douglas High School teacher has been honored for his commitment to online learning.

On April 3, Al DeNoncour was presented with an award from Jim Dachos, director of Educational Partnerships for The Virtual High School, recognizing him as a pioneer for K-12 online learning.

Mr. DeNoncour is part of a small group of educators in the state who have been promoting online education and expanding educational opportunities for local high school students through the Virtual High School program. The program started 15 years ago at Douglas High School.

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