DUAL ENROLLMENT CURRICULUM VENDOR
Some of our families choose to remain enrolled in other school programs (typically either publically-funded or privately-organized homeschool co-ops.) but are looking for more overtly or distinctly Christian curriculum in one or more areas of learning to supplement their student's education and development. We'd be happy to discuss options with you and utilize our well-established curricular implementation experience to provide for your needs while you remain independetly enrolled/managed by another group/home. For students in 3rd-8th grade, we can also manage the online setup of our Ignitia curriculum so that parents, tutors, or other agents can oversee and/or coordinate their learning that way as well. Students in this track are "dual enrolled" in the sense that they still meet MBCS admission requirments, but report cards, school records, and the like are not maintained for provided by MBCS, but are deferred to your primary institution/arrangement. Limited consultation and support are available for initital and ongoing implementation of the process.
continue to serve as their child’s teacher. MBCS
provides Christian curriculum in-line with our academic scope and
sequence, with additional
consultation/supplementation options available. MBCS
administration also provides preliminary and ongoing parent training for curriculum implementation as needed. Parents work with our office to finalize two official semester report cards each year.
Core subject expectations:
Electives, and PE are
With the same core course expectations as homeschool students, MBCS faculty member(s) "teach" all independent subjects in the sense that they manage all assignments scheduling, do all subjective grading/feedback, and are on-call for direct help with difficult stopping points. Parents provide a structured home environment and daily accountability as students work on lessons, quizzes, projects, and tests. Independent Study is only available to students in 3rd grade or higher. The Ignitia curriculum system requires a personal computer and a reliable internet connection for the student.
MBCS admininstration provides regular communication of progress and “attendance” via task reports. Teacher assignment is based on availability and individual student curriculum plan. Many additional electives are available through the digital platform and other coordinating options are available by family consultatoin with the school office and/or teachers. Students receive two semester report cards each year and progress conferencing opportunities in fall and spring terms as well.
During school hours (and individual teacher hours) students receive help as needed through live messaging tools, multi-media materials, and robust teacher communication tools. Administrative hours (Mon-Sat 8AM-8PM) provide constant tech support and assistance by phone or text.
HYBRID COOPERATIVE AUGMENTATION
This is an add-on available to those on track 2 or 3 above that allows our distance learning students to join us on campus for the equivalent of 1 school day per week (typically on Fridays) to enjoy more of our school culture, social development, and great activities! The rest of the week would proceed according to the appropriate track chosen above. Note- this is not offered to those enrolled in track 1.
Typical on-campus participation includes:
1 Day of attendance*
Face-to-face teacher time
Performing Arts opportunities
Optional (additional cost)
Field trips (TBA)
Middle School Team sports (TBA)- ex:
After school Clubs (TBA)—ex:
* Variations of on-campus plans are possible based on student grade, ability, and need, as well family interest. Typically these offerings are incorporated into a Friday schedule, though other days could potentially be arranged for comparable amount of time on campus, in which case, program offerings may drop some of the ones listed here for other elective offerings.