A 30-minute period on Wednesdays (before 2nd/6th period) designed to support students in the areas of school information and safety, digital citizenship, and certain USBE Profile of a Graduate. Students will have all materials on a Canvas course. Additionally, students will have time to work on homework. Mentor teachers will also be the first tier of school intervention to mentor and help students set and accomplish goals. Students receive .25 elective credit each year (this could possibly be higher with approval).
Students will be assigned to their first semester, 2nd period teacher for the mentoring period. This class will appear on the student’s schedule as a 10th period class. Students will remain with their mentor teacher through the entire year, even when semester classes change in January. Students on released time or home release will be assigned to a teacher.
A time set aside during the regular school day when students receive additional Study, Remediation, Collaboration (SRC); when not assisting students, teachers collaborate with their departments to develop curriculum, write common assessments, and analyze data to make instructional decisions for standards-based grading; in addition, all teachers advise, motivate, and mentor students.
Students will practice self-advocacy skills and select which teacher can best help them. Additionally, teachers may advise students to attend SRC at certain times to help the student be more successful. The student’s mentor-teacher (Viking Academy) may also help students with planning and organizing their SRC schedule. All teachers will be available on late-start Wednesdays. The following schedule shows when departments are available for SRC (two days a week).