College Prep for Online Students: Steps to Take by Year

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


“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


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


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.

Mental Health Tips for Online Students (& Their Parents)

Posted by ICON School on Mar 16, 2022 4:43:17 PM

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For many students, attending an online school is actually better for their mental health than in-person schools. But even students who enjoy online learning struggle at various times. Here are some tips for online students to help you ensure you care for your mental and emotional health as you learn. We also have tips to help parents support their kids' mental health as well. Let's dive in. 

How to Graduate Early from High School

Posted by ICON School on Jan 1, 2022 9:51:00 AM


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.

8 Strategies for Success in Online School

Posted by ICON School on Dec 7, 2021 3:07:19 PM


Online schools have made getting an education easier, especially for those who cannot physically attend in-person classes. With the many advancements in technology, students of all ages have the flexibility to take the courses on their schedule, working around family, work, and other commitments.

In addition to having access to classes on a flexible schedule, there are many more benefits to online learning; however, many students also face several challenges. Continue reading to learn some strategies for success during your online learning experience.