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Individual Options

  • With Individual Options, individual students work independently or with an adult to pursue a specific topic of interest.

    For each school, the options for Individual Options are listed below.

    Council Rock Primary School

    • Learning opportunities are offered for students to explore special areas of interest within their classroom and independently at home.
    • Extended Studies teacher may work with an individual child based on demonstrated need.
    Entrance Criteria: Observed interest and commitment to task. Recommended by Extended Studies teacher, classroom teacher, or school psychologist

    Exit Criteria: Support is in place for as long as necessary. Study ends after completion of task, or student expresses a desire to stop.

    Contact Person: Judy Wegman, Extended Studies teacher; Andrea Yawman, Extended Studies teacher; classroom teacher

    French Road Elementary School

    • Independent Studies: A self-directed learning activity for students with sufficient initiative and persistence to complete a project of their own choosing. Most work is completed outside the school setting.
    Entrance Criteria: Student request

    Exit Criteria: Support is in place for as long as necessary. Study ends after completion of task, or student expresses a desire to stop.

    Contact Person: Michelle Ryerse, Extended Studies teacher; classroom teacher

    Twelve Corners Middle School

    • Independent Study

    Entrance Criteria: Student request

    Exit Criteria: n/a

    Contact Person: Mike Maloy, Assistant Principal

    • Foreign Language Contract for Accelerated Placement. After independent study, students takes the Level 2 ES exam in their language of choice. Students scoring 85% or more may elect to skip Level 2 and be placed in Level 3 ES. Available to 8th graders. Additional credit not awarded.
    Entrance Criteria: Strong performance and interest

    Exit Criteria: 85% on exam

    Contact Person: LOTE Teacher or Loren Mashewske

    Brighton High School

    • Internships, community-based programs
    • Independent Study, school-based projects
    • High School in Israel Program

    Entrance Criteria: Student makes application based on needs and interests

    Exit Criteria: Completion of task or student desire to stop

    Contact Person: TBD

    • Credit by Examination

    Entrance Criteria: Pre-test, application

    Exit Criteria: Completion of project and 85% on exam

    Contact Person: Counselor; department coordinator






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