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Vernon Hills, Illinois Tutoring Programs
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Vernon Hills District and Curriculum
The schools encourage students to develop respectful, responsible, and ethical attitudes and behaviors towards themselves and others as well as an awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultures in their learning community and the world. This is increasingly important in our global world and provides students with the social skills necessary for success. The school strives to foster an engaging and rigorous environment that promotes educational advancement and allows students to focus on areas of interest to them.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Vernon Hills District Curriculum
In English language arts and humanities classes, students focus on reading complex nonfiction texts, gathering, analyzing, and presenting information through the writing of analytic response and persuasive essays. Students are expected to be good listeners, good readers, and good writers. In mathematics and science classes, students focus on key topics which lay the foundations they will need to build upon for more complex and difficult learning later. The focus is on real-world applications of problems and lessons.
Students are encouraged to develop an ability to think critically and solve problems, to communicate effectively, and to appreciate and demonstrate creativity. The overall goal is for students to develop a life-long desire to pursue knowledge and to prepare students for post-secondary educational opportunities and the working world. The curriculum is internationally competitive so students are prepared to enter a global economy.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Vernon Hills Educational News
- Performing Arts - The Backlight Theatre Troup will present Bye Bye Birdie at Vernon Hills High School. For more information on this and upcoming performances, the group’s website offers information all current and upcoming events.
- School Honors - Vernon Hills High School was ranked among the top 100 US High Schools for STEM education by US News and World Report. This recognizes the districts focus on science, technology, engineering and math courses which are integrated and increasing student successes.
- Libertyville Sports Complex - The Libertyville Sports Complex campus features an Indoor Events Center, Fitness Center, Gold Driving Range, and Softball Field. For more information on the different options available for students and parents at the complex, and how to sign up for leagues and programs, visit their website!
Vernon Hills 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: Financial Aid Facts
Financial Aid is a tricky thing because there are so many options. There are a multitude of scholarships available through organizations, businesses, foundations, and the like. These tend to be rather small, and are difficult to find. Many of them are discovered through word of mouth. One good source is colleges’ financial aid departments. Websites like Fastweb help, also, but one possible drawback to keep in mind is that some colleges will deduct these scholarships from the student’s aid package. Depending on the college, sometimes much of the “aid” offered is really just loans. There are two types of loan: subsidized and unsubsidized. Subsidized loans are ones for which the government pays the interest while the student is in college. Unsubsidized are ones for which the government does not pay the interest, so interest accrues over the course of four years. These loans can be prohibitive to students in the long term—even seemingly small loans add up over four years, though a truly small loan can be useful in helping a student establish credit.