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What is Credit Recovery?

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 04 September 2018. Posted in College Bound, Helpful Tips

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Credit recovery courses allow high school students to earn credits for coursework they need in order to graduate. Typically, credit recovery courses are used by students who failed or are unable to access a course required for graduation. Completing the course independently through an online high school allows them to “recover” the necessary credits needed to complete their education.

What Does It Mean to Be an Accredited School?

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 22 August 2018. Posted in For Parents, Helpful Tips

What Does It Mean to Be an Accredited School?

An accredited school has met the standards and requirements as defined by that school’s accrediting organization. The accrediting organization monitors the school on a regular basis to assure it meets the needs of its students and provides quality instruction.

Tips to Make Your JMHS College Graduation Day A Success

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 05 June 2018. Posted in Helpful Tips, Just for Fun

Tips to Make Your JMHS College Graduation Day A Success

Hey there, graduate! Your completion of your online high school diploma from JMHS is a momentous occasion, and one that deserves to be celebrated. One way we encourage all our graduates to celebrate is by attending our JMHS/Ashworth College in-person graduation ceremony.

An in-person ceremony from an online high school? You bet! Family and friends deserve to see you walk across the stage to be handed your diploma.

Summer School is a Chance to Get Ahead

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 16 May 2018. Posted in Helpful Tips

Summer School is a Chance to Get Ahead

Sometimes, extra preparation is the secret to getting ahead in life.

While many of us may consider summer school to be a punishment, others need to take full advantage of the time off from the traditional academic calendar. For high school students, that could mean going to summer school for credit recovery courses to replace failing grades or pursuing something extra that can deliver life-long results in their careers. In the case of the latter, summer school is an excellent opportunity to get a head start on difficult subject matter or free up class periods for courses that have limited availability during the regular school year.

What You Didn’t Know About a High School Homeschool Curriculum

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 03 April 2018. Posted in Helpful Tips, Homeschooler

What You Didn’t Know About a High School Homeschool Curriculum

No doubt you've heard statements like these about kids who are homeschooled:

  • They're isolated...
  • They're weird...
  • They're not ready for college...

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