Summer Courses – Grades 9-12
This summer, LinK12 Lakeville will be offering two, tuition-based summer courses for students that are on track for graduation and would like to accelerate. These courses are open to any students in Minnesota (not just current Lakeville students). Students may want to consult with their Dean to determine whether or not they are eligible and if this could be a good option. Please also check out what skills are needed to be a successful online student.
Students interested in enrolling in Summer School should complete the following:
Deadline is May 15, 2017.
Summer LinK12 Lakeville Courses
|Fee Based Option Only|
|Physical Education – (for students entering grades 9-12)
(*course delivered in Schoology)
|Health – (for students entering grades 10-12)
(*course delivered in Schoology)
The registration fee for each course is $350.00. Courses start June 19-Aug 10.
There is a mandatory orientation for all students held at:
Lakeville South High School,Thursday June 1 2:45-3:30 (Computer Lab/Room 301B) OR Lakeville North High School, Wednesday May 31 2:45-3:30 (Computer Lab/Room 315). OR
Lakeville South High School, Tuesday June 6 5:00-6:00 (Computer Lab/Room 301B
Some flexible onsite time may be required to complete all of the requirements for Health.
Students can pick up forms in the Dean’s Office or download the form on the Enrollment Section.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Do I need a computer/internet at home?
You will need access to a computer and the internet to successfully complete your coursework. This can be done at home or another location where internet is available (like a library).
2. What if I don’t finish the course on time?
Course timelines cannot be extended. Students must complete the entire course during the session. Students who do not complete the course will receive a “No Credit”
3. I am a current 9th grader, can I take Health Issues over the summer?
Yes. Students are eligible if it is the summer before starting their 10th grade year.
4. Can I get my money back if I don’t finish or don’t like these courses?
No refunds can be given once a student starts the course.
5. How much time will I need to spend on my class each day?
Students should plan on spending 20 hours a week to complete the course in the 6 week timeframe. This work can be done anytime that is convenient for the student.
6. Can I make payments?
Courses need to be paid in full at the time of registration.
7. Do I ever have to be on site/on campus?
Generally speaking, courses are 100 percent online, however, some courses may require on site time in order to meet the standards of the course. Please contact the teacher/Dean if you have specific questions about onsite time requirements.
8. Can I just earn the credit for participating in sports over the summer?
No. In order for students to earn a credit towards graduation, the Department of Education requires that it be taught by a licensed Minnesota Teacher and covers all of the appropriate standards.
9. Does my grade for this course affect my GPA?
Yes. This course counts towards your GPA like all other courses you take face to face.
Summer Enrichment-Grades K-5
The online summer opportunities are optional enrichment courses that will not appear on or affect school transcripts. These courses are intended for students who want to explore an area of interest in art, foreign language, math, or reading. This is an independent learning activity that is self-paced. You decide when you want to work in the course and for how long. It is an opportunity for students to review or practice the skills that they learned this year on their own or with a parent.
Enrichment Courses Available
Fee: $250 This includes access to a years worth of online and offline materials. The offline materials are to be returned at the end of the summer.
- Spanish, German, or French (3rd-5th grade) **There is no offline materials.
- Art Appreciation (K-5th grade)
- Math (K-5th grade)
- Reading (K-5th grade)