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Tips for Getting Started with Online School for the 2019-2020 Year

Posted by ICON School on Mar 19, 2019 10:36:00 AM

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Long after we finish our years of schooling, we all have that distinct feeling when Fall rolls around that it’s time for another year of learning and new beginnings. There is an excitement in the air as kids start buying school supplies, the weather starts cooling down, and crisp leaves are begging to be crunched. That time will be upon us not long from now! It always comes a little more quickly than we expect. So why not get a head start on planning?

Questions to Ask When Switching From Private School to A VIRTUAL HIGH SCHOOL

Posted by ICON School on Feb 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Although many parents believe that sending their child to a private school is better than sending them to public school, the truth is that it entirely depends on what is best for each child. If you’re looking to make the switch from private school to public online school, or are even just considering your options, here are some key questions to be asking as you consider which is a good fit and why an online public school may actually be the better option.

How to Make a Mid-Year School Switch Easier on Your Child

Posted by ICON School on Jan 8, 2019 9:10:04 AM

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Transitioning to a new school can be incredibly difficult for some children, especially when it’s mid-year and they’ve already established a base in their mind for how their year will be, what friends they have, and so on. Taking this a step further, if you’ve decided to transition your child from a brick-and-mortar school to an online school, there are going to be even more unique changes to adjust to. However, there are ways to help alleviate the stress and the frustration your child may feel (and you may also feel as a parent/guardian).

Idaho High School Graduation Requirements

Posted by ICON School on Dec 13, 2018 11:18:43 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 the pace that's right for them.

How to Graduate Early from High School

Posted by ICON School on Aug 1, 2018 9:51:00 AM

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Many students only dream of finishing high school early not realizing that it’s very possible to do, especially in Idaho. It can be an exciting and challenging process, but if you have the drive to do so and are in a program that supports you, you can do it! The key to success is to understand why you want to graduate early and create a solid plan to make it happen.

Virtual High School? Debunking Myths about Online Learning

Posted by ICON School on May 14, 2018 1:53:00 PM

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There was a time not so long ago when it was a dig to suggest someone went to school online. It was a way of questioning the legitimacy of someone’s education during a time when the internet was considered by some a fad and there wasn’t much infrastructure around online schooling. Today, many people use the internet to do traditionally place-bound things such as work, education, and communication. It’s no longer unusual for someone to work, learn, date, and socialize online; in fact, there’s a chance we do these things more online than we do in “real life.”