Frequently Asked Questions

I DO NOT LIVE IN APPLETON. WHAT PAPERWORK DO I NEED TO ATTEND eSCHOOL SUMMER INTERIM?
Non-Appleton Area School District students must fill out Part-Time Open Enrollment (PTOE) paperwork to attend Appleton eSchool Summer Interim. Students attending private schools, but residing outside of AASD must also fill out the PTOE paperwork to attend eSchool Summer Interim.

Steps:

  1. Fill out State of Wisconsin PTOE form.
  2. After filling out form, email signed form directly to Holly Hayes for processing.

AASD information about PTOE

Students residing outside of Appleton Area School District but participating in open enrollment during the school year to AASD do not need to fill out PTOE paperwork.

CAN I TAKE A FULL YEAR COURSE DURING SUMMER INTERIM?
No, students may take one 0.5 credit course or up to two 0.5 courses if they qualify.  Students cannot take both S1 and S2 of the same year long course at the same time during summer interim.  

IS THERE A COURSE FEE FOR eSCHOOL SUMMER INTERIM?
No, there is no course fee.

ARE AASD CHROMEBOOKS AVAILABLE TO AASD STUDENTS DURING THE eSCHOOL SUMMER INTERIM?
eSchool and AASD has allowed AASD students to keep their school issued chromebooks for summer interim.  

MY ONLINE ORIENTATION DOESN'T OPEN?
The Summer Session Online Orientation becomes active to students after the access date listed on the eSchool Key Date Timeline. You may not have access until later in the day. Accessing the Online Orientation at midnight or early morning of the opening day is not recommended.

*NOTE: If in trying to open your Orientation you are returned back to your dashboard, you may be using a Guardian login. Only the student username and password will open the course. If you need help recovering your student login, try the forgot password link at the login page or contact the eSchool office.

WHERE IS THE ONLINE ORIENTATION?
If you have completed all registration steps, the orientation mini course will show online in your eSchool account dashboard just prior to the official first day of access according to the eSchool Key Date Timeline.

If you do not see the orientation, you may have an incomplete registration. Make sure you have turned in summer paperwork and the course fee. See registration details.

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY REGISTRATION IS RECEIVED?
If we have received your online request and uploaded student contract (both in student’s eSchool profile), you will receive an email confirming the completion of registration. The course request status is also located in the dashboard within the eSchool student profile.
Step 1. You will be enrolled in the orientation according to the official first day of access posted on our Key Date Timeline.

DO I NEED TO ATTEND A FIRST DAY OF CLASS MEETING IN PERSON?
No, the Summer Session begins virtually for both new and returning eSchool students. Students are required to log in and start your course at some point during the virtual first day of class according to the Key Date Timeline.

HOW DO ESCHOOL COURSES WORK DURING SUMMER INTERIM? 
eSchool courses are primarily asynchronous.  That means that students can work on the course during the day when it works for them.  Students will need to check with their teacher and the syllabus to determine if there are any required synchronous components to the class.

WHEN DO I RECEIVE THE ONLINE ORIENTATION INSTRUCTIONS EMAIL?
For those who have completed Step 1 of registration, this will be sent following enrollment into the orientation according to the official first day of access posted on the Key Date Timeline.

WHAT IF MY COURSE IS FULL? MAY I CHANGE MY REQUEST?
Students will be allowed to select a different course based on availability. Students will have to decide prior to the deadline to complete the online orientation.

MAY I TAKE MORE THAN ONE CLASS?
Students may take one half credit class per summer session. This class must be completed (both coursework and proctored exam) by the posted final day of the session.

MAY I EXTEND MY CLASS INTO THE SCHOOL YEAR?
No. Students must complete all course requirements including taking their exam in a proctored setting by the official completion of the summer session per the Key Date Timeline.

ARE THERE ANY OPTIONS FOR EARLY FINAL EXAMS?
Yes. Our key date timeline lists various alternative early exam dates.

WHAT IF I AM OUT OF TOWN DURING THE FINAL EXAM SESSIONS?
Students may request a proctor at a library in their geographic area. Students are expected to communicate the proctor’s name, email address and phone number to their online teacher to coordinate access to the exam.

HOW CAN I COORDINATE eSCHOOL WITH SUMMER PLANS?
eSchool can work with summer plans as long as you commit enough time to your class.  If you do not have access to WiFi or the internet, plan to work ahead and contact your teacher.