Welcome to Spokane Virtual Learning
an online program of Spokane Public Schools that offers classes for middle and high school students
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SECOND SEMESTER REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Second semester begins on January 31, 2017
Registration will remain open until February 3, 2017
Note: Second semester courses have limited openings - some courses could close earlier than February 3
SVL Orientations (for students NEW to SVL or taking a fitness course) are scheduled for:
January 31, 2017 / 6:00-7:00 pm / Libby Center
February 2, 2017 / 6:00-7:00 pm / Libby Center
February 9, 2017 / 6:00-7:00 pm / Libby Center
Why do our students take our classes? Here is what our 2015-2016 students had to say:
49% - Ability to work at my own pace
24% - Ability to review the material as many times as I want
10% - Take a class not offered at my school
22% - To work ahead or take an advanced class
13% - Increase my motivation or engagement in a course material
14% - Get more individualized attention
22% - Supports my learning style
62% - Fits my schedule
52% - Complete H.S. requirement
12% - Feel more comfortable asking questions in an online class
7% - To retrieve a class I have failed or to get a better grade
NEW FITNESS OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS
Through Spokane Virtual Learning, student athletes can
now meet the activity requirement of their fitness courses through participation
in school or community directed athletic programs. Students athletes simply
enroll in their fitness courses through Spokane Virtual Learning. CLICK
HERE FOR INFORMATION AND TO FIND OUT HOW TO GET STARTED.
There are no more scheduled visits this month. Please see the dates below or the calendar above for future datesNext Month
SVL TEACHER SPOTLIGHT All of our teachers are Washington State Credentialed and Highly Qualified in the subjects they teach.
Jim Sharkey is a graduate of Washington State University with a BS in Physical Education and a Minor in History. He also holds a Masters in Education from City University in Special Education. Originally from Kent Washington, Jim has taught for over 20 years in five different districts around the state. He has taught Fitness and History at Ferris High School since 2006 and joined the SVL staff in 2010.
Jim has been a head football coach for 16 years including the last six at Ferris, and also has been the saxons head baseball coach for the past four years. In 2010 the saxons won the state AAAA football title.
Jim lives in Spokane with his wife Kelly and his daughter Hayley and son Drew.
Spokane Virtual Learning         2900 East 1st Avenue, Spokane, WA 99202       phone-509-354-7545      fax-509-354-7582 Spokane Public Schools complies with all federal and state laws and regulations and does not discriminate.
It is the policy of the School Board to ensure
that student records are created, maintained, disseminated, and disposed
of as required by law and as deemed necessary and appropriate to provide
for the educational welfare of students and support of District's educational
programs, and/or for the orderly and efficient operation of schools.
The Board directs the superintendent to establish procedures that govern the
collection, content, management and control of student records. (Refer to Policy
6220 for District policy on public record requests.)