• Why Choose Our Online Learning Program?

     

    Joining Mountain View Virtual Academy yields numerous advantages:

     

    • Cyber School in a Box™ equipment bundle that includes a laptop, printer/scanner, physical textbooks, and technical support.
    • Students earn a diploma from Mountain View School District and graduate with classmates.
    • Students have the opportunity to enroll in Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center.
    • Students stay engaged and accountable via participation in a daily homeroom session.
    • Students receive content area support via daily office hours, one-on-one tutoring, writing and math labs, evening homework help, and more.
    • Students may create a blended/hybrid schedule that includes both online courses and courses in the traditional classroom, if desired.
    • Students have full access to district resources and facilities, including special education, guidance counseling services, libraries, and athletic facilities.
    • Students may join district-sponsored extracurricular activities and sports teams and participate in field trips and school events, such as school dances, pep rallies, and awards.

     

    How to Learn More

    Download our Mountain View Virtual Academy brochure.

     

    Request a demonstration of the Mountain View Virtual Academy student experience by completing this form:

    Mountain View Virtual Academy Inquiry Form

     

    How to Enroll

    To get started, complete the online enrollment form by clicking this link:

    Mountain View Virtual Academy Application for Enrollment

     

    Upon completion, please contact Karen Voigt, Superintendent to schedule an appointment to discuss the registration process, review any specific needs the student may have, and prepare for the student to transition into Mountain View Virtual Academy.

     

    Karen K. Voigt

    Superintendent

    570-434-8414

    kvoigt@mvsd.net

     

    Please note: If your student is currently enrolled outside of Mountain View School District, you will also need to complete the district registration process. Please click HERE for more information on Elementary ernollment information and HERE for high school enrollment information.

     

    Our Program

     

    Platform

    Students are provided login credentials to a web-based student portal, which includes access to their coursework, virtual classrooms, online gradebook and a variety of other resources.  The portal also includes a monthly calendar and weekly progress indicator to help students stay on track and finish their coursework on time.

     

    Parents/Guardians are provided with a Parent Portal account where they can view their students’ online gradebook, coursework submissions, graded work, and daily activity, as well as the monthly calendar and weekly progress indicator.

     

    Materials, Equipment & Technical Support

    Students in Mountain View Virtual Academy receive a Cyber School in a Box™ equipment bundle, which includes a laptop computer and printer scanner to utilize while in the program. Students will also receive physical textbooks for each of their assigned courses. If needed, Help Desk Specialists are available 7 days a week, from 7am to 7pm, in order to provide assistance with student equipment and questions about accessing online course materials.

     

    Learning Environment & Curriculum

    We recognize that each student has a personal learning style and unique requirements for scheduling flexibility. Mountain View Virtual Academy is designed to provide students with the flexibility they need while maintaining daily checkpoints to ensure students are accountable and develop the necessary skills to be a successful online learner. The Mountain View Virtual Academy curriculum is standards-aligned and reflects a consistent weekly module structure that provides students with engaging content while dividing the coursework into manageable lessons. Courses include a wealth of web-based resources, including: lectures, videos, interactive animations, supplemental materials from textbook publishers, and a wide range of other engaging educational media.

     

    Mastering the Content

    A variety of activities and assessments are vital to a student’s success.  While multiple-choice assessments are an important part of any assessment structure, we ask students to further demonstrate mastery with the following exercises:

     

    Assignments

    A set of questions/problems designed to provide students with practice of key concepts.

    Short Answers

    Open-ended questions that ask students to demonstrate their understanding of the lesson topics and key concepts.

    Essays

    A topical essay question intended to assess students’ knowledge of the overall concept outlined in the reading assignment and to build students’ writing skills.

    Projects

    Long-term assignments such as research papers, presentations, or projects requiring more than one week to complete (and include weekly checkpoints).

     

    Students are also asked to show their work on all math coursework so our teachers can evaluate their understanding of the material.