FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

If I enroll in the ILC, can I transfer back to traditional school for the blended online/in-person instruction at any time? 

 

Students cannot transfer to and from the ILC. A one semester minimum commitment is required.

My child is eligible for free and reduced lunch. Can they still receive a meal daily?

 

All students in the ILC will still have access to the free and reduced lunch program. Families will need to pick-up their lunch at a designated location beginning in Fall of 2020.

 

What is the application deadline?

 

This has been postponed and will be posted when a decision is made. 

Is this NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) and UC (University of California) Approved?

Yes, APEX is both NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) and UC (University of California) Approved. Both Goalbook and APEX are standards-aligned for California. 

What happens after we apply?

We will assess your application and contact you with the appropriate contracts to proceed. This won't happen immediately however, your place will immediately be held.

 

Can my student return to traditional school mid-year?

Yes, students may return to their physical school at the semester break. 

 

Who assigns the grades?

Teachers at BHUSD are experts in designing and delivering instruction. This includes assessing students’ knowledge via activities and projects. BHUSD teachers assign marks for completed work using a BHUSD report card.

 

What is the parent’s role at BHUSD?

Unlike homeschooling, parents are not teachers at BHUSD but they do have an important role in their student’s education. Parents should help their students create a quiet space for work as well as protecting time to complete their work.  Parents are learning partners and help ensure students are on task and keeping up with their daily work. This assistance with time management is especially important for younger students. Most students require less parental support as they get older.

How will you address students on IEPs, or 504s?

Students with active IEPs or 504s may participate in the ILC. If that choice is made, the IEP or 504 team should schedule a meeting to reevaluate present goals and accommodations.

Can students with disabilities participate? 

Students with disabilities will have the same opportunities as their general education counterparts during the time of emergency services. When the District determines students can attend school on campus, students with an IEP may need an IEP meeting to ensure students are provided with a free, appropriate public education. 

 

What if my student needs additional support?

ILC teachers will have weekly open office hours. Students can attend these office hours virtually to ask questions and get assistance with their assignments.
 

Can students participate in any extracurricular / after school activities / sports if the Department of Health allows for group gatherings?

 

Yes.

What emotional support will be offered? 

Please click here. 

My child has underlying health conditions/asthma/my parents live with us, is this the best option for us?

Yes.

Some of the subjects from our existing schedule are not offered, what do we do?

Your counselor will reach out to you. Electives are semester-long through APEX. 

If my child is supposed to take an honors class and APEX doesn’t offer honors for one subject, what should we do?

 

Your child will take the standard (non-honors), they will be placed back into the honors program in the next semester.

Combining traditional education with the future, providing a way for every child to learn and grow.

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