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Olney, Illinois Tutoring Programs
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Olney District and Curriculum
The Richland County Community Unit School District mission is to provide a positive atmosphere for all students to learn in, regardless of learning style or any other difference. The school presents clear expectations of what its students should learn each school year and also promotes respect for diversity. The curriculum is researched and competitive. It offers challenges to students while providing support. Educators strive to individualize educational experiences while also intervening when necessary to ensure student success. Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning to develop a lifelong love of learning.
We currently cover the following Olney-area school district: Richland County Community Unit School District #1.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Olney District Curriculum
The district curriculum promotes critical thinking, critical reading, and analytical writing skills and also encourages science literacy and problem solving skills to prepare students for the competitive work force they will face after graduation. Students are exposed complex, challenging texts in differing formats. Students come up with questions based on their reading and research and gather evidence to support these ideas in well-reasoned, strong essays that demonstrate intelligence and thoughtfulness.
Richland County High School has a number of career-oriented electives that give students the chance to learn about a career area they are interested in and what it’s like to participate in it after high school. They also offer their students many extracurricular opportunities including sports, arts, music, and clubs. Students are encouraged to become involved in community service, because students who become engaged in their school and with their peers are more likely to be engaged and active in their community after graduation.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Olney Educational News
- Co-op Club - The Co-op Club is or students who are taking the Co-op Club class and are learning about community service, awareness raising, and local outreach. They work on projects that benefit the whole community, such as a toy drive and food drive, and attend a leadership camp.
- Future Business Leaders of America - FBLA is an activity for students interested in pursuing a career in business or entrepreneurship. Students attend leadership conferences and workshops, community service opportunities, and a variety of social activities.
- History Club - The students in History Club use community service projects as a way to introduce local history to members of their community. They also participate in fundraising events to support school activities. Interested students are welcome to join and just need to be taking a history course.
Olney Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Early Decision Applications
Early Decision applications (ED) are early, binding applications. The deadline is usually November 1, but this can vary from college to college. That means that all materials must be submitted by that time, including standardized testing. They are binding, which means that students commit to attending this college if accepted, before they’ve even received an acceptance. This can be beneficial for students. Colleges tend to favor early applicants, and acceptance rates are much higher among them. A borderline students might have a better chance at applying ED. The drawback is that another college might offer a better financial aid package, for example, but the student won’t be able to accept it. The student can petition for financial aid review, but there’s no guarantee anything will come of it.