Online Classes are available to East High students through multiple avenues!
Fall 2019 Classes begin August 14!
***Deadline to add a class is August 21, 2019.
Students will now pay a $45 fee to Hamblen County Schools to register for an online class. Spots are limited, so don't wait or you will be too late!
Students have HARD deadlines, will receive a 0 for not turning in an assignment by the deadline and WILL NOT be allowed to make up the work unless they have received prior approval from the teacher of their online course.
Students are advised to WORK AHEAD if they will be out of town or otherwise engaged when an assignment is due. It is the STUDENT's responsibility to get all work turned in by the deadlines established by their online teacher!
Benefits of Online Learning
Preparation for College:
Most colleges now include an online component for their on-campus classes, in addition to online-only classes.
Preparation for Career:
Many jobs, including food service & customer service jobs, require employees to complete some type of online training prior to employment, as well as for continuing education.
Participating in an online class during high schools helps students develop the technology and time management skills that will be necessary in their future education and career experiences.
Requirements for taking Online Classes:
Access to a desktop or laptop computer (cannot be done on an iPad or a phone!)
Access to high-speed internet
TIME to dedicate to the class
3.0 GPA (or Administrator approval)
Classes can be taken as a 5th class at home
Niswonger Online Classes are available free of charge to East High students!
The following classes are currently offered for FALL 2016
US History & Geography
Am Business & Legal Sys**
Principles of Cosmetology**
Prog & Logic (Video Game Des)
Lifespan Development **
Fund. of Education**
**Before signing up for a Niswonger Online Class, read the info in the 2 links below!
Guidelines & Info from Niswonger - Student Welcome Letter
Niswonger Online Class Tutorial
Steps to signing up for Niswonger Online Classes:
1 - Obtain Registration Form and Student/Parent Contract from School Counselor
2 - Have parent sign sign both forms.
3 - Have School Counselor (and administrator if needed) sign Registration Form.
4 - Return Registration Form & Student/Parent Contract to Mrs. K. Rogers in room 116 along with a check made out to MHHSE in the amount of $45.00
Students can also talk with their School Counselor about Web-Based classes as part of Dual Enrollment with WSCC!
This option is great for students who would like to earn college credit, but might not have transportation to WSCC or would have difficulty fitting a WSCC class into their regular high school daily schedule.
Important information about WSCC Dual Enrollment, including Dual Enrollment Grant Info
WSCC classes are NOT free, but financial assistance may be obtained through the Dual Enrollment Grant!