Why I Launch: Spike Kohlbecker

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By enrolling in Launch courses, Kirkwood High School student Spike Kohlbecker was able to follow his racing career overseas. When Kirkwood student Spike Kohlbecker was offered the opportunity to travel overseas to race in the New Zealand Formula Ford National … Read More

Nevertheless, She Persisted

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While Savannah Gibbs was presented with a series of challenges as she entered high school, she always found a way to carry on. Learn how Launch helped her find a path to earning her high school diploma, despite an unexpected … Read More

Engaging Middle School Learners

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An eighth grade student at Springfield Public Schools shares what it’s like to learn online while in middle school, and why she’s learning online again this summer. While many high schools statewide offer students virtual course access, another question is … Read More

Why We Launch: Seymour

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At Seymour High School, nearly 40 percent of students are enrolled in at least one Launch course. A designated learning lab provides these students a place to work, interact and take classes that are often not offered seated. Near the … Read More

Why We Launch: Neosho

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The Neosho School District believes its students deserve as many options as possible—by partnering with Launch, they are providing a tool to help all types of learners. When Neosho High School student Sarah Martinez sat down to plan her junior … Read More

Course Highlights: Driver Education

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In Launch’s Driver Education course, students ride or drive with an adult, then journal about their experiences.  STUDENTS LOG THEIR EXPERIENCES ABOUT THE FOLLOWING DRIVES: Drive 1: Parking lot. This drive focuses on the practice of stopping and starting smoothly … Read More

Launch offers HiSET Help

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Launch’s new HiSET Prep course helps students statewide prepare for the HiSET Exam. As Launch grows, it’s important to us that we provide all students opportunities. Enter our newest prep course. “Launch offers a HiSET Prep course through Essential Education,” … Read More

The Details on Dual Credit

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Launch partners with Missouri State University and Drury University to offer students dual credit options. When it comes to the benefits of taking a dual credit course in high school, the list is quite long. Students are exposed to advanced … Read More

Summer Learning for Every Student: Camdenton

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A summer job and off-season colorguard activities helped Camdenton High School student Carmalita Leuenberger earn her Launch PE credit. Meet Carmalita Leuenberger. The Camdenton High School sophomore worked and attended an off-season band camp last summer, and she earned her … Read More