Summer Courses

Summer Courses – Grades 9-12

Registration is closed for online summer PE and Health 

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, 2020.  Please be aware that there is limited availability in the PE and Health course.  Register immediately to reserve your spot in the class. If you have registration questions please contact Amy Bercich.

*If you choose to drop the class, you will have until June 19th at 3:00 p.m. Refunds will not be issued after June 19.  If the student chooses to drop the course after June 19, you will receive an incomplete on your transcript. To drop the summer course please contact Amy Bercich.

Phone: 952-232-2023 Email: Amy.Bercich@isd194.org

Summer LinK12 Lakeville Courses

Classes begin June 15th until August 14th

***There is no class the week of June 29th

*Contact Heather Rabanus if you have content questions regarding the summer PE and Health course.

Fee Based Option Only
Physical Education – (for students entering grades 9-12) (*course delivered in Schoology)

This course is the study of the fundamental components and principles of fitness. The primary units of study include safety guidelines, proper technique and exercise principles such as FITT (frequency, intensity, time and type). The students will demonstrate learning through assignments, tests, quizzes, projects and discussions, as well as documentation of physical exercise. This course has an exercise component included. Each student is required to complete a minimum of 5 hours of exercise each week. Exercise will be recorded on a personal fitness tracker and documented using a Heart Rate Monitor that will be provided at orientation. Data will be downloaded and submitted to the instructor on a weekly basis. Heart Rate Monitors must be returned to the instructor at the end of the course.

Students are required to attend a mandatory onsite orientation prior to class starting.

 

 

Health – (for students entering grades 10-12) (*course delivered in Schoology)

This course is the study of various topics related to the condition of a person’s physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. The primary units of study include nutrition, mental health and stress management, family life, noninfectious disease, substance abuse, first aid and CPR. The students will demonstrate learning through completion of assignments, tests, and projects. The students will be expected to complete a 3 day diet analysis; examine characteristics of mental health and mental disorders; examine the effects of stress and practice coping skills; evaluate reasons to postpone sexual activity and practice refusal skills; examine the risks of commonly abused drugs; learn proper CPR and AED techniques; and demonstrate first aid skills.

*In addition to the mandatory orientation there is a CPR test. Students will be assigned a specific CPR testing time. Additional testing information will be given to students on the first day of class.

Additionally, students are required to attend a mandatory onsite orientation prior to class starting.

The registration fee for each course is $350.00.

There is a mandatory orientation for all students taking summer Physical Education or Health.  Choose the date/time based on the course you are taking.  All orientations will be conducted online.  You will receive an email two days before the orientation with a link to join the virtual meeting.  

May 20

3:30 p.m. for Health

4:00 p.m. for Physical Education

May 28

3:30 p.m. for Health

4:00 p.m. for Physical Education

June 10

10:00 a.m. for Health

10:45 a.m. for Physical Education

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 are expected to submit assignments weekly.  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?

Refunds will not be issued after June 19 at 3:00 p.m..  If the student chooses to drop the course after June 19, you will not receive a refund. To drop the summer course please contact Amy Bercich.

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 8 week timeframe. Assignments are due weekly for both classes.

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?

Course work for physical education is 100% online.

The majority of the course work for health is online except the CPR test.

All students will take their CPR test.  Students will be assigned a specific testing time.  Additional testing information will be given to students on the first day of class.

*Due to COVID-19 we are looking at an alternative plan to conduct the CPR test.

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. The deadline for registration is Friday, May 29.  Students will have access to the the online system on Monday, June 15.   The online course or courses will expire on Monday, August 10th. An orientation will be offered online or phone on Wednesday, June 10th and Monday, June 15th. This meeting will be coordinated with the parent once registration is collected.

Courses to select from:

  •  Spanish, German, or French (3rd-5th grade only) **There is no offline materials.
  • Art Appreciation (K-5th grade)
  • Math (K-5th grade)
  • Reading/language arts (K-5th grade)

If you have specific questions about the course(s) or are interested in registering please contact Heather Rabanus at heather.rabanus@isd194.org or 612-642-1497.

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