Should You Take Online AP Classes in High School?

Posted by ICON School on Dec 8, 2022 2:47:40 PM

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High school is an incredible journey--one that can set you up for success in all your future endeavors. While it's perfectly fine to follow the traditional route and take the same classes as everyone else, online school often gives you additional opportunities to schedule and attend different courses. That includes AP classes. Read on to learn all about online AP classes for high school students!

Can You Graduate High School Online in Idaho?

Posted by ICON School on Nov 15, 2022 2:43:12 PM

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If you're considering attending online school to complete your high school education, congratulations--you're on a path that could set you up for lifelong success. However, many students have questions about the process, especially when it comes to accreditation and graduation. Here's what you need to know about graduating online school in Idaho!

Online School for Special Needs Students

Posted by ICON School on Oct 10, 2022 11:24:57 AM

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Every single student who shows up to school has a unique set of strengths, weaknesses, and needs. Kids have different learning styles and different interests, and enjoy different subjects. Students with disabilities may have some extra needs in a classroom, but they deserve an exceptional education just like every other student. Thankfully, online schools such as ICON have had great success in accommodating and serving students with special needs.

College Prep for Online Students: Steps to Take by Year

Posted by ICON School on Aug 15, 2022 9:15:00 AM

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“College is still so far off, I don’t need to think about it yet,” is one of the most common misconceptions held by students entering their high school careers. While four years seems like an eternity as a fourteen-year-old, there are simple steps you can take each year to ensure that you’re prepared and ready to apply to your dream school. 

Beat Test Anxiety with 5 Helpful Tips

Posted by ICON School on Jun 15, 2022 1:03:09 PM

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Exams may be a mandatory part of an online school, but they can cause anxiety when it comes to putting your knowledge to the test. However, feeling a bit anxious isn’t always a bad thing. It just means that you care about the results and want to do your best. But unfortunately, those nerves can often get the best of us if we don’t take steps to get them under control.

How Online High School Students can Improve their Writing Skills

Posted by ICON School on May 11, 2022 10:01:55 AM

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Strong writing skills are transferable across various professional industries, so learning such skills will always be a part of a student’s education. In traditional schools, students tend to have more opportunities for verbal participation in class. But in online learning, students will need to rely on the strength of their written communication in class and assignments. Here’s how students can improve their writing skills in an online school.

Idaho High School Graduation Requirements

Posted by ICON School on May 4, 2022 9:58:00 AM

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At ICON, we understand the various reasons our students choose our program. While many students enroll for the flexibility that comes with online schooling, others enroll due to the fact that ICON has created an alternative graduation program that allows students to get a jump start on their post-high school goals at a pace that's right for them.

Supporting Your Teen’s Mental Health During Online School

Posted by ICON School on Apr 6, 2022 12:15:15 PM

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It can be challenging for parents to know the best ways to help their teens cope with mental health struggles while attending an online school. While talking about mental health may be difficult, these conversations are important for helping your teen through these challenging times. You want to show your support so that your child knows you care and that you want to help them succeed.Here are some ways that you can help share support for your teen during their online school journey.