High school students are required to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours over their high school career. At this time, volunteer hours can be obtained through community organizations, school organizations, sports teams, community members, etc.
Students that volunteer 100 hours or move over their high school career will be awarded a service learning cord at Senior Awards Night to wear at graduation.
Please see Ms. Schulz for documentation form for community service hours.
Youth Apprenticeship - The available pathways for Youth Apprenticeship are:Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources; Architecture & Construction; Arts, A/V Technology, & Communication; Finance; Health Science; Hospitality & Tourism; Information Technology; Manufacturing; Marketing; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM); Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics. Students become eligible for Youth Apprenticeship when they are a junior. Students must work a minimum of 450 hours each year they are in the program and must complete related pathway coursework each semester.
Early College Credit Program - Opportunity to take 4-year college level courses, as long as they are not comparable to any courses offered at the high school. The school district will pay for courses approved by the Albany School Board.
Start College Now - Opportunity to take technical college level courses, as long as they are not comparable to any courses offered at the high school. The school district will pay for courses approved by the Albany School Board.
Online Course Offerings - The Albany School District utilizes Odysseyware and Wisconsin Virtual School to offer students additional course offerings that may not be offered on-site in person. These courses are online with the online teacher being 100% virtual. These courses will be paid for by the school district, as long as the student does not drop the course after the drop date or fail the course.
Dual Enrollment Courses - We offer courses through Blackhawk Technical College as Transcripted Credit or Advanced Standing courses. These courses are free to students and families and can either offer a transcript to the student (that can be sent to other institutions of higher education as well) or earn credit specifically at Blackhawk Technical College as Advanced Standing. We work with UW Oshkosh, UW Green Bay, and UW Whitewater to offer classes 4-year college level classes. These classes cost students and families approximately $100 per college credit the class is worth.
If you have any questions about these opportunities or need more information, please reach out to Ms. Schulz