Policies

Orientation

A mandatory orientation will be provided for each student entering the ESACA.  In addition to a face to face orientation, all students will view an Edgenuity orientation video upon their first login. The 2016-2017 orientation will be help August 29th, 5-7pm, at Smithfield Elementary.

Attendance

Students are required to login to Edgenuity on a daily basis. Attendance will be recorded by 3pm each day. Attendance follows the district attendance policies as stated in policy 204. Students are required to send the district excuse notes for each day that a student is absent.  Absences shall be treated as unlawful until the school district receives a written excuse explaining the absence, which must be submitted within three (3) days after the absence. Absent notes can be submitted via fax, email or delivered in person.  Please direct your absence excuses to maria-heitz@esasd.net, or fax to 570-476-0488, or deliver them to Smithfield Elementary at 245 River Road, East Stroudsburg.  Please call 570-421-2841 should you have questions. 

Physical Education Logs

If a student is scheduled to take a Physical Education course he/she will be given a PE Log to track the required number of hours per semester at orientation

Computers Provided

All ESACA full-time students may receive a computer from the district to utilize during the school year. A student will receive the computer after orientation.

E-mailing

All students will receive an e-mail address, user name and password on the day of orientation. Students must log into: http://students.esasd.net then enter their username and password. If this site does not work please call 570-424-8500 ext 1616 for technician help.

Grading

The ESACA cyber program provides parents with either daily, weekly, or monthly, emails of your student's progress.  This grading is real-time and easy to understand both their numerical grade and their actual completion progress.  In addition, your student's grades will also be available through our district parent portal within our district-wide student information system.  Should you not be able to see your student's grades, please call us at 570-421-2841. 

Report cards are sent quarterly to the student’s recorded home address approximately one week following the end of each marking period. Be sure that your address is current.

If you don’t receive any or all progress reports, it is your responsibility to contact your guidance counselor or administration immediately.

Timelines

All students are expected to complete assignments in each scheduled subject according to a quarterly timeline suggested by the course teacher and course design. All units and assignments will remain open throughout the semester and students will not be penalized for how long it takes to complete assignments. However, no student will be given extended time past the end of the semester to complete a course without prior administrative approval.
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