The Wentzville Way

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The Wentzville School District began offering Launch courses to students in summer 2019. Read on to hear how the program played out in one of the state’s largest school districts. Summer school in the Wentzville School District looked a bit … Read More

Quality Recognition

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Global organization Quality Matters (QM) recognizes Launch and Springfield Public Schools for developing quality virtual courses that impact student success. On Monday, October 28, Launch and Springfield Public Schools were recognized in the 2019 QM Making a Difference for Students … Read More

Launch Course Walkthrough

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What does it look like to learn with Launch? Get a glimpse of our online classroom with this course walkthrough video!

Behind the Scenes

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What’s it like to work for Launch? We joined Launch Digital Developer Nicki Dickson for a day of writing online courses. 7:20 a.m.:  While the Launch office doesn’t officially open until 7:30 a.m., Launch Digital Developer Nicki Dickson is already … Read More

College Credit at No Cost

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Qualifying Launch students can benefit from free dual credit courses with Missouri State University. Attention Launch partner districts: We have exciting news to share! For the Fall 2019 semester, Missouri State University is piloting a program to provide dual credit … Read More

Launch Teacher Q&A: Paige Duda

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Meet Paige Duda, Launch’s Earth Science teacher who also teaches full-time at Springfield Catholic High School.  Launch: Where do you teach full time? Springfield Catholic High School Launch: What do you teach full time? AP Biology, and I’m also an … Read More

Launch Teacher Q&A: Sara Edwards

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Get to know Dr. Sara Edwards, Webb City High School’s Library Media Specialist who instructs Geometry for Launch.  Launch: How many years have you been a teacher? Sara Edwards: This is my 17th year in education. Launch: What’s your favorite thing … Read More

Q&A with a Launch Student

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Chatting With Morgan What do students think of Launch’s online classes? We sat down with Morgan Burkitt, a senior at Forsyth High School, for a Q&A session about Launch, online learning  and other teen-friendly topics. Access Launch: What class have you … Read More

A Day in the Life of a Launch Staffer

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What’s it like to run a virtual school? We joined Launch Quality Assurance Specialist Dr. Meghan Roe for a day of editing in online education. 7:41 a.m.: Dr. Meghan Roe glances at a spreadsheet on her laptop before she makes … Read More