Online Academy Academic Program

Please read below for a brief overview of each level of the UA Online Academy.

Elementary Online Academy: Miss Caradonna and Mrs. Kotch

  • Weekly STEM challenge: All K-5 students meet on Mondays at 9 a.m. for a weekly STEM challenge.

  • Daily grade-level meetings: Students have daily meetings with a focus on literacy and math skills.

  • Weekly individual meetings: Students meet individually with their OA teachers to provide specific instruction and support for each child.

  • Weekly read-aloud sessions

  • Office hours: Optional office hours are provided as opportunities for students to meet one-on-one to work through academic questions.

  • Online learning platform: Our elementary students will be using Accelerate Education. This platform asks that an adult who is home with the child serve as the learning coach. Please watch the video located here to understand the responsibilities of serving in the learning coach role.

Middle School Online Academy: Mrs. Flowers and Mrs. Watkins

  • Weekly previews: Each Monday, students meet with their peers and Online Academy teachers for preview lessons about the topics that will be covered in their studies that week.

  • Weekly check-ins: Students meet individually with their Online Academy teachers to discuss academics. These check-ins also allow teachers to connect with students and monitor their well-being. 

  • Advisory: Each Monday from 2:45-3:15 p.m., students meet with their peers and Online Academy teachers to connect through discussions and games.

  • Office hours: Optional office hours are provided Tuesday through Friday as opportunities for students to meet one-on-one with a specific teacher to work through academic questions.

  • Exploratory arts: 

  • Physical education 

  • STEM OR passion project (students choose one or the other)

  • Art in OA OR  music in the building (students choose one or the other)

Please click here for more detailed information about the Middle School Online Academy and those topics listed above. 

High School Online Academy: Mr. Bridgham

  • Weekly check-ins: Students meet individually with Mr. Bridgham to discuss academics. The check-ins also are a way to connect with students and monitor their well-being. 

  • Office hours: Optional office hours are provided Tuesday through Friday as opportunities for students to meet one-on-one with a specific teacher to work through academic questions.

  • Mandatory Zooms will be scheduled if a student is having difficulty maintaining progress in their classes

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