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St. Landry Parish School Board Opens Late Registration for VLA; An Online Instructional Program

The St. Landry Parish School Board VLA has been designed to align to grade level standards to allow students to successfully transition to a traditional learning environment. Students will remain enrolled at their school campus and may participate in extracurricular activities at their school.

Posted: Aug 25, 2021 4:18 PM

ST. LANDRY PARISH - The St. Landry Parish School Board is committed to excellence in education for all students. The St. Landry Parish School Board Virtual Learning Academy (VLA) is a program within the St. Landry Parish School Board. It is accessible to all registered students within the district for sixth through twelfth grade. VLA is an online instructional program. While engaged in online learning through VLA, students are expected to assume an increased responsibility for their own learning.

The St. Landry Parish School Board VLA has been designed to align to grade level standards to allow students to successfully transition to a traditional learning environment. Students will remain enrolled at their school campus and may participate in extracurricular activities at their school.

VLA is a program that is subject to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Department of Education and the St. Landry Parish School Board. VLA follows the St. Landry Parish School Board’s calendar for test dates, holidays, and grading periods.

Students enrolling in the St. Landry Parish Virtual Learning Academy will be required to remain enrolled in the program for the entire school year. Students must have reliable internet access at home, attend orientation with a parent or guardian, and complete assignments using Edgenuity/Edmentum platforms daily (Monday - Friday) to fulfill attendance requirements.

Late registrants must have the following qualifications:

Passed 6 of 7 courses in 2020-2021, or was promoted to the next grade level prior to attending CAMP ACCELERATE and/or Summer School

10 or less unexcused absences in 2020 - 2021

Approval from school administrator

OR

Official medical recommendation (original letterhead of doctor and original signature of doctor). The letter must state the medical condition and the need for online learning because of the medical condition. Medical documentation must contain the student’s full name and school. Medical documentation must be submitted to the base school principal and a copy forwarded to SLATS, attention: Charles Vidrine

Late registration approval must be granted by the base school administrator and forwarded to Mr. Charles Vidrine for enrollment into VLA.

For more information on guidelines and to apply, click here.

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