Summer School


Summer School 2019 - Draughn High School

Would you like to recover or earn high school credit this summer?


Credit Recovery: Draughn High School

  • Students are expected to complete/recover a course within a consecutive four-week time period. 
  • Credit Recovery recovers the high school credit for the course; it does NOT effect GPA. 
  • Credit Recovery sessions run Monday - Thursday8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Draughn High School.
  • Credit Recovery sessions start on Mondays; there are three dates to choose to start a four-week session.
    • Session 1: June 17
    • Session 2: June 24
    • Session 3: July 8
  • Draughn High School is CLOSED the week of July 4.
  • There is no charge for Credit Recovery.
  • You will need to bring headphones for your online courses. 
  • There is a Summer School Credit Recovery Form. The form can be downloaded from the Online Learning Forms section. It can also be picked up from the School Counselor.
  • Form deadline: Students must submit their form the Wednesday before the Monday session start.


First Time Course InformationDates vary based on Vendor chosen. See 'Vendors' section below for specific dates.

Please note that Burke County Public Schools has determined that End-of-Course Exam (EOC) courses and English courses may not be taken for the first time in the summer.  

Guidelines and Procedures:

  • You must be a rising Freshman, rising Sophomore, rising Junior, or rising Senior.
  • You must complete the online registration process​ by JUNE 5.  
  • The sooner you submit your application, the better chance you have to get into the particular course(s) that you wish to take.
  • You must check-in with the summer e-Learning Advisor (ELA), Mrs. Stephanie Eggers, on or before your course start date to confirm your course log-in information.
  • You must check-in with Mrs. Eggers on a weekly basis June through August to help ensure success in your online course.  
  • Mrs. Eggers will be at Draughn High School Monday-Thursday, June 17 - August 10, excluding the week of July 4
  • No more than two courses may be taken during the summer session. 
  • If the course you want to take requires a textbook that we have on-hand, we will provide you with a textbook. If not, you will need to purchase the textbook for the course. 
  • It is required that you have Internet access at home or another location in order to take an online course.
  • It is highly recommended that you take Success 101 if this is your first online course.
  • You will earn high school credit and (if you are NOT a rising Freshman) this credit will count in GPA and rank.
  • Online providers estimate that each course requires a commitment of four hours per day, five days a week.

NOTE:  Middle school students (including rising ninth graders) may take Success 101, Science, Social Studies, Math, and Foreign Language courses only.​

Vendors:

NCVPS Online Courses: NCVPS Summer School Guide with link to Course Catalog. To use the catalog, search by subject and read the grid to see if the course is offered in the summer. You may also use the  2019-2020 Course Catalog Spreadsheet to see what courses are offered and when. 

  • NCVPS courses are 8 weeks. 
  • Courses start June 17 and end August 9.
  • Students will need to get course log-in information from the Guidance Counselor or ELA before the last day of the spring semester. 

APEX AP Online Courses: AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Psychology, and AP US Government & Politics 
  • APEX Summer Courses are 9 weeks
  • Students have two starting options; you must turn in the Online Learning Application and Parent Student Contract by the 'Enroll by' date listed below.
  • Log-in information is emailed directly to the student by the online teacher.
Enroll by -  Start on -   End on
June 5     -   Jun 10   -  Aug 9
June 12   -   Jun 17   -  Aug 16
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