SPARTAN CONNECTION ACADEMY
FLEXIBLE ONLINE LEARNING + DAILY BIXBY TEACHER SUPPORT = STUDENT SUCCESS
The flexibility of an online learning platform, paired with the familiar face of a Bixby teacher.
Bixby Public Schools is excited to continue offering full-time virtual school at Spartan Connection Academy as an enrollment option for families in grades 3-12.
Director: Wes Coleman
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Enrollment details for the 2023-24 School Year:
SCA enrollment is limited. Students will be placed first come, first served, based on enrollment form submission timestamp.
SCA Enrollment for grades 3-8 for the 23-24 school year was 5/8-5/12 and is now closed.
Enrollment steps for 9th-12th grade students:
For the 23-24 school year, students who wish to be considered for full-time virtual coursework will need to apply. The 9th-12th grade SCA google form will be posted on August 1st at 10am. Families will work with their school counselor to create a virtual schedule that meets graduation requirements.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE ENROLLING:
What are the characteristics of a successful virtual learner?
Online Learning offers a rigorous and unique learning opportunity for Bixby students. Before enrolling families need to consider the following student expectations with age/grade level in mind:
I am self-motivated and an independent learner.
I consider myself to be a proficient reader and writer.
I have effective listening skills and can follow directions without a teacher's direct supervision.
I am comfortable using various kinds of technology.
I can effectively organize my time to meet the weekly requirements of the online course.
I am able to devote a substantial amount of time to the online coursework.
I understand that online courses are challenging and can exceed the requirements of a traditional class.
I realize that communication with my instructor is very important to a successful online experience.
Is a supplemental or virtual student eligible to compete in school-sponsored extracurricular activities?
Yes, for grades 9-12. The school would establish acceptable attendance monitoring that is equivalent to the OSSAA 90% attendance rule. The OSSAA recognizes that local Board of Education decisions and administrations determine attendance at each school.
Are schools required to provide computers or connectivity to students at their home?
Students in grades 7-12 are 1:1 and will receive a device.
To ensure access for all students, devices and/or internet access will be provided for qualifying students with a documented need.
Can students who begin enrolled traditionally, choose to opt for virtual learning at any time and vice versa?
Staff is allocated based on initial enrollment.
If there is a need to move TO virtual, students may be placed on a waitlist and admitted if space allows.
If there is a need to move FROM virtual, students may return to in-person classes at any time.
If my child is on an IEP, can that be accommodated in Spartan Connection Academy?
Parents with questions related to special education or related services should contact the BPS Director of Special Education.
Please make sure to fill out your Free-Reduced Meal Application in case your family decides to return to in-person learning. You can find all the information on the application process here: Free-Reduced Application
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