Summer School 2020

FLEX Restore Summer School
FLEX Academy offers access to virtual courses anytime, anyplace, and at any pace to meet every learner’s needs. FLEX Restore Classes provide students an opportunity to recover credit over the summer in a class that they have previously attempted and failed. Students who do not successfully complete these courses or fail to login daily may be dropped from the course. All courses follow the district’s curriculum at a glance and academic calendar for consistency and equity.

  • Students are required to meet with their local school counselor to determine course needs and be registered for course(s).
  • Eligible Students: All high school students (grades 9th-12th) who have previously failed the requested course may participate in FLEX Restore summer classes.
  • Priority: Seniors (C/O 2020, Summer Graduates, 5th Year Seniors)

    • Priority will be given to seniors until May 25th.
    • All eligible students (9th-12th) will be enrolled until cap is reached.
  • Cost: There is no cost for FLEX Restore courses
  • Courses Offered:

    • English: Lit 9, World Lit, American Lit, British Lit
    • Math: Coordinate Algebra, Analytic Geometry, Advanced Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Accelerated GSE Coordinate Algebra/Analytic Geometry A, Accelerated GSE Analytic Geometry B/Advanced Algebra, Advanced Mathematical Decision Making
    • Social Studies: Civics, World Geography, World History, US History, Economics
    • Science: Biology, Physical Science, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science
    • World Language: : Spanish I, Spanish II, French I, French II, French III
    • Electives: Intro to Digital Technology
  • 2.0 units maximum can be taken with FLEX Academy this summer.
  • The failing grade for the requested course must be evident on the student’s transcript.
  • All course content and assessments will be accessible via VERGE and progress is monitored by DCSD teachers.
  • Students are required to attend orientation during the first two days of the course. Orientation will be available virtually.
  • Student support will consist of virtual open instructional labs and virtual guided tutorials.
NCAA: Athletes should not use FLEX Restore as a summer school option due to NCAA regulations for approved coursework.
Registration: May 10, 2020-June 8, 2020
Withdrawal Deadline: June 10, 2020
Course Dates: June 1-June 25, 2020

Internet & Technology
Students must have access to an internet connected device with a webcam (recommended). Updated desktops, laptops, and Chromebooks are recommended.

PC:
  • 1.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or later, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome
Mac:
  • 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, and 10.11
  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome

FLEX does not provide troubleshooting of personal devices.

Course Progress

  • Students are expected to submit assignments according to the course planner (1-2 per assignments per course per day)..
  • FLEX tracks attendance through submission of assignments. Parents will be contacted at 2-Day absences.
  • Communication must be made with the FLEX Administration Office if student will be idle for an extended period. Students who are unsuccessful will be dropped from course at the end of the term.

Virtual Course Expectations

  • Students should plan to spend 3-5 hours per day per course on learning course content and completing assignments.
  • Guided Tutorials and Open Instructional Labs will be available to all students virtually via Microsoft Teams.
  • Students must finish all coursework by June 25th at 1:00 pm.

Contact Information

NCAA: Athletes should not use FLEX as a summer school option due to NCAA regulations for approved coursework.

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines recommended, all student support will be virtual.