Kolbe has introduced expanded options to support students in their online, self-paced, and homeschool classes. From tutoring to accountability mentoring and the homeroom program, Kolbe values both academic support and formation of the whole person.
Morning Meeting K-2
Morning Meeting is the first meeting of the week for elementary online students in grades kindergarten through second grade. In Morning Meeting, students study virtue and grade level appropriate social and academic skills. Teachers will guide students through various activities such as: Calendar, Student of the Week, Virtue Challenges, Study Skills, Read Alouds and other skills pertinent to forming them as whole persons.
Homeroom Program Grades 3-12
Homeroom is a dynamic and interactive environment that builds community and offers academic support to students in upper elementary, middle, and high school. Each Homeroom teacher varies live activities with the students to focus on student collaboration, mastering key study skills, digital citizenship, and on a variety of other topics—social, spiritual, and academic, all ordered toward student success in our online school and formation of the student as a whole.
In 6-12, each homeroom class offers some study hall time so that the teacher can meet about quarterly with each individual student to discuss his or her personal academic goals at Kolbe Academy.
Writing labs will offer students additional opportunities for writing instruction with a teacher, as well as a review of the foundational concepts such as spelling, grammar, and writing. Students will get the most out of writing lab if they are in the online program, but students may take writing lab independently as well. Writing labs are not solely aimed at remediation, but students needing remediation in writing should enroll in writing lab. Lab tuition rates will apply. Available beginning in grade 3 through high school.
Math labs will offer students additional opportunities for problem working with a teacher, as well as a review of the week's lessons. Students will get the most out of math lab if they are taking the corresponding online math course concurrently with math lab, but students may take math lab independently as well. Math labs are not solely aimed at remediation, but students needing remediation in math should enroll in math lab. Lab tuition rates will apply. Available beginning in grade 3 through Algebra 2.
Beginning in the 2023-24 School Year, a new accountability mentoring program will be available to any student who needs additional oversight or support to be successful within his or her online, self-paced, or homeschool courses. Additional tuition fees apply.
NHS Peer Tutoring
Kolbe Academy’s National Honors Society provides a peer tutoring service to students in 5th grade or above. Students may attend open group tutoring hours (usually offered 2-3 times/week) or may make individual appointments. Peer tutoring is a free service to all enrolled students in grades 5th or above.
Beginning in the 2023-24 School Year, families may purchase tutoring packages with a Kolbe Academy teacher. Sessions run for about 50 minutes each and are available for grades K-12 in all subject areas. Additional fees apply.