I Parent's Name*, confirm that I have communicated with the counselor named above. The Counselor has verified that the student is requesting the correct course required for high school graduation. I confirm that the student is allowed to take the course online through the HISD Virtual School Department, and that the course credit and grade will be accepted by the school named above. (Not doing so may result in loss of credit) Today's Date: Date*
NOTE: The Virtual School Department does not recommend more than 4 courses at a time for homeschooled students, and more than two courses for students currently enrolled with a full schedule at their school.
Student Agreement to Policies, Procedures, and Responsibilities Please review and check box to acknowledge and agree next to each item
Notice of Student Course Participation Expectation Students must enter the course, complete and submit assignments for grading on a regular basis (3 days a week); students MUST NOT wait until the end of the semester to submit all work at the same time. Students will be withdrawn after 15 days of inactivity. Students must maintain open and frequent communication with assigned teacher of record and Virtual School Department regarding technical difficulties and other problems that may occur while enrolled in the course. This includes any Internet disconnection, family emergencies, or any other events that prevent the student from entering the course or completing and submitting assignments for grading longer than seven (7) consecutive days. Student must communicate with teacher regarding questions about their coursework and their course in general.Is there anything important or specific that you would like to share about your child that would prevent him or her from complying with these expectations? Yes No If yes, please explain:
Notice of Assessments Every student must complete a final exam for each course in which they are enrolled in and MUST be completed & proctored at their home campus. The final exam is worth 10% of the course grade, and students must earn a 60 or more on the final exam in order to process grades. Starting with the 2011-12 school year, all students entering the 9th grade are required to complete an End of Course (EOC) Exam for the courses identified by the Texas Education Agency. The exam must be taken at the student's campus. Notice of Academic Dishonesty Academic Dishonesty or Academic Misconduct is any type of cheating that is performed while taking an online course through the Virtual School Department Tuition-Based Program. The Virtual School Department does not tolerate Academic Dishonesty. 1ST Time Offense: Students involved in academic dishonesty will receive a zero (0) on the assignment and will be given a withdrawal warning. 2nd Time Offense: Students involved in academic dishonesty a second time will be removed from the online course and receive a failing grade for the course which will appear on their permanent academic record.
Withdrawal Procedures If a student must withdraw from a course, the student may do so by submitting a written request by e-mail to the Virtual School Department at email@example.com. Students who withdraw within the first five days of enrollment are eligible to receive a refund based on the day of withdrawal request:
Students who withdraw between day 6 and 14 will not receive a refund, but may be withdrawn from the course(s) without academic penalty reported on their permanent academic record. Students who withdraw after the second week of class will receive a 50w, which the school will record on the student's permanent academic record. Textbook & Other Materials Regular Core High School Courses: Textbooks required for course will be on loan to the student for the duration of the course and must be returned in good or like condition as when it was issued on the day the student complete the final exam. In the event that the textbook is not returned, the parent/student must pay for the textbook. Advanced Placement (AP) Courses: Parent/Student must purchase textbooks and materials separately. Parent/Student is responsible for acquiring required materials such as computer, microphones, headphones, printers, web cameras and other materials/software required to complete the courses online. No Pass/No Play " Under the state’s “no pass/no play” law ... a student who receives a grade lower than 70 (or the equivalent) in any academic course is ineligible to participate in extracurricular activities.
Middle & High school students must have the approval from their school guidance counselor, dean or principal before making a purchase. ⦁ Regular Non-AP Courses: Purchase Non-AP Courses⦁ Advanced Placement Courses: Purchase AP CoursesEnter your Payment Confirmation Number: School Pay Confirmation Number*