The H.O.P.E Program at AFHS meets in a computer lab setting at the high school. The students have daily interaction and assistance with our tutors, who are also certified teachers. They assist the students in completing their work online, but also provide intervention in the identified areas of need. Each tutor is assigned a cohort of students in the program to continually monitor and ensure that they are successfully working through the content and to provide intervention where needed. The tutors maintain consistent contact with parents to update them on their child’s progress in the program.
Each student has a username and password for our online platform, PEAK through Blackboard Learning which is loaded with curriculum provided by FuelEducation. The students are able to work from home and at school. The PEAK platform is monitored by a teacher of record, most of which are teachers on staff in the Austintown Local School District. Teachers have office hours that they are available to provide 1-on-1 assistance with students in person. For more information on FuelED and PEAK please visit, here.
Students that need credit recovery may also work in a system called APlus, this is a software that we purchase strictly for the use of credit recovery. Credit recovery is necessary when a student fails a course in the high school setting and does not need to work through the entire course again by taking it in the building or on PEAK. Some credit recovery courses will be offered through PEAK as well.
It is important to understand that daily attendance is mandatory. The parents have options as to how they would like their child to participate in the program, they are outlined below:
Option 1: Students attend school all day (7:40 am - 2:35 pm). The students will participate in breakfast and lunch, and have the option to attend some electives, such as Band and Choir.
Option 2: Students attend school for a half day AM 8:00 - 12:00 or a half day PM 12:00 - 4:00. In some cases students may still participate in electives. This option must be approved by staff. Student’s work must be average or better and work up to date. Students must have successfully completed all credit recovery courses for this schedule option.
Students are granted a half day based on successful disciplinary record.
If you are interested in the program please contact your grade level principal and guidance counselor to set up a meeting. At the meeting it is important to discuss if the placement in the online program is appropriate and the best fit for your individual needs.
|Grade 12 Principal
||330.797.3900 ext. 1003
|Grade 12 Counselor
||330.797.3900 ext. 1077
|Grade 11 Principal
|Grade 11 Counselor
||330.797.3900 ext. 1047
|Grade 10 Principal
||330.797.3900 ext. 1048
|Grade 10 Counselor
||330.797.3900 ext. 1050
|Grade 9 Principal
||330.797.3900 ext. 1031
|Grade 9 Counselor
||330.797.3900 ext. 1052
Please feel free to contact me at any time if you have questions about the program. I am happy to assist you in any way that I can.
|Falcon Pride Online/HOPE Academy
|Dean of Students
|Office: 330.797.3900 ext. 1055