CREDIT CONNECT AT RIVER RIDGE
Do you need to recover a credit to get back on track?
If so, the River Ridge High School’s CREDIT CONNECT program is just for you. This program is available for River Ridge High School students only. Credit Connect courses are self directed, web-based learning programs utilizing the Apex Learning solution. Apex courses can even be accessed at home if needed.
POLARIS evening school will no longer instruct part-time students from local high school. Polaris will continue as a full-time high school for students who are enrolled there.
RRHS will be offering Credit Connect to allow students to work towards full-credit recovery.
Recovery methods that have been approved by the Cherokee County School District and River Ridge High School are as follows:
1. Zero (0) Period –APEX online - an online series of classes that a student can take from 7:30am to 8:30am Monday thru Thursday to recover any failed class. The cost of the class is $200. Students can work at the pace of the individual at school and at home. A computer lab facilitator will be available to answer questions, but not to give classroom instruction. Classes that are available are: 9th Lit A/B, 10th Lit A, Math 1A/B, Math 2A, Biology A/B, Physical Science A, World History A, Spanish 1A/B, Spanish 2A, French 1A/B, French 2A, Personal Fitness and Health. Registration information is available in the counseling office. Classes begin on Monday, Jan. 10th
2. Eighth (8) Period - APEX online - an online series of classes that a student can take from 3:45pm to 4:45pm Monday thru Thursday to recover any failed class. The cost of the class is $200. Students can work at their own pace to complete the work at school and at home. A computer lab facilitator will be available to answer questions, but not to give classroom instruction. Classes that are available are: 9th Lit A/B, 10th Lit A, Biology A/B, Physical Science A, Math 1 A/B, Math 2 A, Health, Personal Fitness, Spainsh 1 A/B, Spanish 2 A, French 1 A/B, French 2 A, and World History A. Registration information is available in the counseling office. Classes begin on Monday, Jan. 10th
3. Summer School – this is an option for those students who wish to wait and recover a course or courses during the month of June at Woodstock High School. The sessions are typically 4 hours long, 5 days a week for 4 weeks with at cost of $200 per class. More information will be available in April.
4. Out of District Online Options – there are numerous online colleges and universities that offer recovery programs that can be approved. Parents and students can research and request approval to use one of these out of district programs in place of what is currently available through River Ridge or the Cherokee County School District. A separate approval form must be signed by the counselor and principal before an Out of District Online Option can be utilized so that we can verify that the course selection is correct for recovery, as well as the accreditation of the online school. See Mr. Bennett for more information or questions concerning this option.