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Round Lake Beach, Illinois Tutoring Programs
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Round Lake Beach District and Curriculum
The districts strive to ensure the highest achievement for every student in order to meet academic standards that exceed expectations. Goals include acquiring 21st Century skills regarding technology, and developing social and cultural proficiency. The school hopes to promote lifelong learning, ethical leadership, and active citizenship in students in concert with the academic community. Academic counselors are available to students to help them plan their course of studies in preparation for their college or career goals and to connect them with local opportunities in arts organization, college programs, and other enrichment activities.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Round Lake Beach District Curriculum
The curriculum is based on the Illinois Common Core Standards for mathematics and English language arts, and the Next Generation Science standards, which are internationally competitive standards. The primary focuses of these standards are on critical thinking skills, strong research and analysis abilities, and an emphasis on real-world applications. Students read complex texts and gather evidence to support their claims. They learn concepts which are then built upon with increasingly complex ideas.
Honors and Advanced Placement classes are offered as accelerated courses that require students to work independently and demonstrate high levels of critical and analytic thinking. Honors classes are offered in core subject areas that demand high levels of cognitive and problem solving processes. The instructional pace is rigorous and emphasizes curricular depth, breadth, and enrichment while ensuring that all students have the supports needed for success.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Round Lake Beach Educational News
- Facilities Renovations - The United Way of Lake County and the Chicago Bears donated $40,000 dollars to help renovate the weight room at Round Lake High School. The district has been fostering many community partnerships which are benefiting the students in big ways!
- Fine Arts Boosters - Round Lake High School’s Fine Arts programs have many upcoming performances. Students put on lays from different periods and in different genres through the year A complete schedule and more information is available online.
- Counseling Corner - Round Lake High School’s counseling department offers many resources for students ranging from academic support to college application and financial aid information
Round Lake Beach 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: Interviews: What to Expect
Many colleges offer interviews, and a handful require them for applicants. If a student hopes to enter the arts, auditions and interviews are often required. But if they’re not required, are they worthwhile? It can depend on the situation. If the interview is with a member of the admissions staff, then it’s probably a good idea. Interviews are a way to help admissions committees “put a face to the name” of students. Some students have a lot of social acumen, and an interview can really help these students stand out. Some colleges, on the other hand, offer interviews with alumni. Often, these alumni aren’t actually trained by the admissions staff, and these interviews don’t hold much weight; they’re basically information sessions. Some colleges to train their alumni and do place value upon their recommendations, though, so don’t immediately discount these situations without further evidence. Another problem students might have is travel. If a college is very far away, it might be difficult for a student to interview, but many colleges are compensating for this by having regionally-based representatives who actually live and work in your area, as well as offering Skype or other electronic interviews.