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Alternative Charter High School. Our focus- the “school to work” transition. Goal: To prepare students for the world of work in whatever terms it means for them. Four Programs at Renaissance. Day Program Knight Program GEDO #2 Program Credit Recovery Program.

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Our focus-

the “school to work” transition



Four programs at renaissance
Four Programs at Renaissance terms it means for them

Day Program

Knight Program

GEDO #2 Program

Credit Recovery Program


Credit Recovery


GEDO #2 terms it means for them

GED based

Required career class

Work component


Knight program
Knight Program terms it means for them

  • Basic Skills diploma

  • Offered during the evening

  • Work component


Day program
Day Program terms it means for them

Coursework includes:

Career Assessment

Unpaid Work Apprenticeship

Independent Living


Whatever the program….. terms it means for them

Students graduate with a regular high school diploma


What is alternative
What is “Alternative”? terms it means for them


Wisconsin terms it means for them

Education

Fair

Local artists share

expertise

UWRF Health Fair


Computer Programming/ terms it means for them

Game Design

Home Improvement


Mixed Media terms it means for them

Stained Glass

Team Building


Renaissance woodworking
Renaissance Woodworking terms it means for them

Profits from the program have allowed Renaissance to recoup

at least 50% of our cost center deficit each year


Parent night
Parent terms it means for themNight

Speakers cover topics about careers, colleges, work, and family issues


Field trips
Field Trips terms it means for them

Efforts are made to provide students with experiences that help them make educated career choices


Model united nations
Model United Nations terms it means for them

Students can join the YMCA’s Youth In Government program and attend local conferences


Restorative justice
Restorative terms it means for themJustice

Circles provide a safe place for students to discuss issues, solve problems, develop leadership skills, and learn how to communicate more effectively


Giving Back to the Community terms it means for them

Rotary Book Drive

Broomstick Gala


A partnership with local colleges provides terms it means for them

transfer classes at an affordable rate


Students with IEP’s are not excluded from Renaissance as long as their needs can be met and the student wants to succeed


On Average- long as their needs can be met and the student wants to succeed

60% qualify for free/reduced lunch

22% qualify as homeless



Classrooms are staffed with state licensed educators, including theAlternative Education 952 license



For more information, please contact Linda Berg, coordinator of the program at:[email protected]://www2.rfsd.k12.wi.us/renaissance/


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