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Required Attendance at Welcome Calls and Monthly Meetings

Students must attend the Welcome Call and Monthly Meeting with a parent or guardian. The Welcome Call and subsequent Monthly Meetings are a required part of the VLACS experience. School counselors, teachers, or anyone else who is not the student's parent or guardian cannot act as parent or guardian. Sometimes, a stude…

Collaborations at VLACS

VLACS middle school and high school courses offer one collaboration opportunity per semester. The purpose of collaborations is to give students the chance to interact with and/or work with others. While collaborations are not part of the required competency assessments, they are worth a significant amount of points th…

Courses That Meet the Health Requirement

Most students take [Life Management Skills][1], a .5 health credit. Students can also take the [1-credit HOPE - Health Opportunities through Physical Education][2] course. HOPE is .5 health credit and .5 physical education credit. VLACS requires that full-time students take at least a .5 credit of health education. Pl…

Requirements for Passing a Course

Students must earn at least 85% on all competency assessments and have an overall grade of 60% to pass a course. If a student skips any non-competency assessments they earn a zero on those assignments, which will factor into the overall course. Students cannot skip competency assignments. Learn more about [Competency-…

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