Both kids and teens spend a large amount of time on social media. In fact, a 2019 Common Sense Media survey says that social media accounts for between 5 to 7 ½ hours of teens’ time every day. You might say No Way! But if you think about how many times each day you glance down on your phone to see, react to, and post on social media, you might actually have to admit that the time can add up. Not to mention that chunk of time you spend scrolling before bed or during a break from working on class work. How do you make sure that your social media profile is not just secure but is representing you in the most positive light?
You meet with your guidance counselor to talk about your upcoming senior year and your stomach falls through the floor. You don’t have enough credits to graduate. Like many freshman, maybe you didn’t quite grasp the need to pass all of your classes to earn those credits, or maybe life situations occurred that prevented you from giving the past several academic years your best attention. What do you do now?
Accreditation is an important factor when choosing a school, so Excel High School works hard to earn important accreditation and keep it in order to provide the best possible opportunities for our graduates. We are proud to announce that we have now earned elite accreditation through Middle States Association (MSA) Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.
engaged in a variety of activities, and finishing projects, it seems like these summer months whip by faster than any other time of year. You know what the end of summer means: It’s time for back-to-school! Because of our flexible schedule, some of our Excel High School students have been working on classes all summer, or they plan to jump into their regular schedule a little later. But if you’re in the majority, you took your break and you’re ready to get started again.
All the big stores are playing their back-to-school ads. Parents and students are heading to the stores to grab notebooks, uniforms, writing utensils, art supplies…all the things that get crammed into backpacks and lockers in preparation for the first day of school. Online students with Excel Middle and High Schools don’t have to worry so much about their exact back to school start dates, but if you’re trying to model your school year with those of the school district in your area, then it’s back to school for you, too!
The first day of school is moments away, but administrators around the country are facing a big snag: Missing Staff. The National Center for Education Statistics found in March of 2022 that 44% of public schools were facing full- or part-time teaching vacancies.
You want to earn your high school diploma online, but you also want to be sure you can use that diploma after you graduate. You’re not alone! At Excel High School one of the top questions we get is “Can I use this diploma to go to college?” And our answer is Yes! An Excel High School diploma can be used for work, military service, or attending a college or university. Here’s the breakdown of why.
Teachers all have different styles of teaching, just as students all have different styles of learning. As a student, while you don’t have control over how the content is provided to you, you do have control over how you learn it. Learning is active! That means that while you might have the content laid out in front of you or presented in a video, you have to do what it takes to actually learn the material.
You only have to recognize how many memes are made and shared about procrastination to know that it’s a pretty prevalent issue for most people. But why do you procrastinate and how can you overcome the tendency to put things off until you’re so anxious and frantic that you have to get your schoolwork done? […]
No one cares about your child’s education more than you do! So if you’re looking for an alternative to the traditional public school option, your next move might be to investigate your online options. Depending on where you live, you might have online public school options, but no matter where you live, you always have the option of enrolling your student in an online private school. So what’s the difference?