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Washakie #1 Online - Virtual Education Program

Washakie #1 Online is a fully accredited online virtual school for students in grades K-12.  Washakie #1 Online is well established and has been serving local familes with a variety of needs since 2008.  Washakie #1 Online offers a rigorous curriculum that is fully aligned to and inclusive of Wyoming Content and Performance Standards.  All courses have been approved by the Wyoming Department of Education.  

Washakie #1 Online uses local course instructors who are fully certified in their content areas.  Student support is available onsite at all schools through Title I Reading (K-8), after school tutoring (K-12), and at Worland High School via our Alternative Education Program which is fully staffed with a bilingual director.  Students particiapte in beginning of the year screening and end of year assessments such as WY-TOPP. 

For the 2021-22 school year the district is offering two platforms:

  • K12 (Elementary K-5, Middle School 6-9, and High School 9-12)
  • Edgenuity (Grades 6-12)

For the 2021-22 school year, Washakie No. 1 Online is accepting local students only.  Families who are interested in Washakie No. 1 Online please contact Jody Rakness at the district office 347-9286 or email her at jrakness@wsh1.k12.wy.us to register.  If Jody is unavailable, please ask for Natasha Swalstad. 

Requirements:

  1. Families must assure the district that an at home Learning Coach will be available full time to monitor and support their students.
  2. The Learning Coach is responsible for:
    1. Creating a school “structure” where students are connected and interacting with their studies daily.
    2. Overseeing learning and monitoring student progress.
    3. Ensuring daily “attendance” in each of the online classes.
  3. Students and the Learning Coach will connect daily with a school-based support person.  Sharing these responsibilities are:
    1. Mrs. Cochran (9-12)
    2. Mrs. Wyman (K-8)
    3. Mrs. Kumpe (K-12 paraeducator)

At the high school level, Washakie #1 Online offers students the opportunity to take online course for the following reasons:

  • To take higher-level classes which are not offered at Worland High School.
  • Advanced Placement and/or Dual Enrollment: for classes not offered at Worland High School.
  • Scheduling Conflict: when a student is unable to take desired classes due to conflict of schedule.
  • Credit Recovery: in order to make up the required classes needed for graduation.

The district provides all technology, curriculum and supplies for each course/grade level.

 

 

 

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Washakie County School District #1
1900 Howell Avenue
Worland, Wyoming 82401
Phone: 307-347-9286