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Do Online Students Have a Summer Break?

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 18 July 2019. Posted in Homeschooler

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Summer vacation means months away from school, sleeping in, and family trips for students who attend traditional schools. There are long days of swimming or relaxing, or adventures with friends. It’s something that every school-aged kid looks forward to! But if you’re an online high school student enrolled in a self-paced program, do you get a summer break? And what does that summer vacation mean for you?

Online Homeschool Can Work for Any Learning Style

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 11 July 2019. Posted in Homeschooler

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Online learning is more accepted than ever as a solution for adults and traditional students to complete their diploma or degree on their schedule, but you may be worried it’s not for you. However, online learning isn’t just for one type of person or one learning style. It can work for everyone, including you! Here’s how you can adapt the way you learn best to help you prepare to excel in your online high school diploma.

How to Prepare for Life After High School

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 28 June 2019. Posted in Homeschooler

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You’re working toward finishing your high school studies and are counting down the days until you close out this chapter of your life. You’re ready to begin the next adventure and you’ve started mapping out that story in quiet moments when you dream of what your future will be like. Here’s how to prepare for your post-high school journey.

Earn Your High School Diploma YOUR Way

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 06 June 2019. Posted in Homeschooler

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You’re an individual with your own thoughts, opinions, talents, and interests. You might have a lot in common with your friends and family, but you’re still the only version of you in the world. Everyone is different, and you have your own path toward success, so why should that path include earning your high school diploma the same exact way as everyone else? Traditional schools are designed to fit how most students learn best, but not everyone learns the same way.

How to Be A More Engaged Homeschool Parent

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 10 May 2019. Posted in For Parents

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You’ve decided to enroll your student in online homeschooling and you know the decision was the right one for your family. Now, you’re able to set the perfect schedule for your child’s needs and help them take the next steps toward life after high school, whether that means college or jumping right into a career. You want to be involved as much as possible to ensure they have the opportunity to reach their goals, so you’re looking for ways to be more engaged in your student’s homeschooling. Here’s how you can do it.

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