Monday message 02.05.2018

Upcoming Events

December 20: Last day to sign up for Science Accelerator opportunity 

December 20: End of Semester 1 for full-time learners. 

December 20-January 15: Winter Break

January 16: Start of semester full-time families for coach meetings and advisory activities

January 17: Semester 1 official Reports of Progress emailed to full-time families 

January 27: Start of Semester 2/Quarter 3 classes 

Message from the Director

Hello Families, Today, Monday, Feb. 5, semester two courses begin! Do you need to change courses? We have added many exciting new courses for this semester. Please CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR COURSE CATALOG. Erin Jones Director, iLEAD Online

Calendar Updates

Please See our Middle School and/or High School Course Calendars for important dates! iLEAD Online Middle School Course Calendar iLEAD Online High School Course Calendar

Backpacks Full of Hope: You Can Help

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico nearly eight months ago, and still today more than 50 percent of the U.S. territory is without electricity or drinking water. There is much more rebuilding, roofing in dire need of repair, farms that supply food for the island need to be restored, and water filtration systems need repair or … Continue reading “Backpacks Full of Hope: You Can Help”

Tip of the Week: Take a Virtual Field Trip

If you can’t physically attend a field trip, take one online! Discovery Education offers an abundance of virtual field trips to enhance students’ studies. There are suggested grade levels and a wide range of topics: sustainability, animal science, smart farming, the Ford Theater, the Holocaust, and more.

Feb. 11: A Community Service Opportunity

There is a volunteer opportunity on Sunday, Feb. 11, 9 a.m. to noon at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. Reservations are suggested. What is the opportunity? Helping to restore the wetlands. This includes getting your hands dirty (they have gloves :). You might be picking up trash, removing invasive plant species, or planting native species. … Continue reading “Feb. 11: A Community Service Opportunity”

Whale Watching Opportunities

If you are lucky enough to live in the migratory path of 20,000 gray whales, take advantage of witnessing these giants as they pass by the Pacific Coast shoreline. The peak of their southern migration usually occurs in mid-January and the peak of the northern migration is in mid-March. Cows with their calves (typically born … Continue reading “Whale Watching Opportunities”

Course Facilitator Spotlight: Eileen McGann

I am the daughter of two teachers from opposite ends of the spectrum. My mother was a kindergarten teacher and my father taught high school and community college math. I followed in my father’s footsteps and have been teaching high school and community college mathematics for over 10 years. From arithmetic to advanced calculus and … Continue reading “Course Facilitator Spotlight: Eileen McGann”

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