Students earn summer credits

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For some teenagers, summer means getting a job and earning money, traveling to interesting places; or even sleeping late, relaxing with family and friends, and enjoying a much-needed break from schoolwork.
For other teenagers, however, summer 2015 was a time to earn essential high school credits for graduation.
This summer, 80 Los Alamos High School students took part in the LAHS Summer Credit Recovery Program.
According to LAPS, with the help of the summer teaching staff and technology support, the program recorded a 65 percent increase in the transition rate from 2014.
The summer LAPS teaching staff included Lorraine Whalen, Kathy Hipwood and Lee Delano, among others.
The summer curricula included Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, English 9, 10, 11 and 12 and Spanish.
Each course was a rigorous full-semester online class aligned with state standards.
A learning coach and three certified teachers were available for customized tutoring sessions and to help answer questions.
Students also committed a significant amount time outside of regular summer school hours in order to complete their classes.

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