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Policies

Harassment and Bullying Prevention Policy

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The safety and wellbeing of children at Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) is of paramount consideration. Children deserve to be protected from abuse, neglect, bullying, harm or threat of harm. Therefore, HCOS Staff and Teachers will ensure that children ...

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Plagiarism Policy

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As a school, one of our core values is integrity. Our expectation is that all HCOS students act with integrity and make every effort to present original work when submitting assignments and cite outside research to give credit to other authors when appropriate...

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Academic Integrity Policy

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The policies below are posted in the course online course orientation that students must take, as well as on course websites as they apply to each course: General Exam Security Policies and Procedures Posted online in your course orientation is the Online E...

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Administration Performance Evaluation Policy

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Heads of School, Divisional Directors and Regional Administrators will be evaluated as they near the end of their first year of employment with Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS). This evaluation will be comprised of two parts: Administrator’s Self-Evalua...

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Conflict Resolution and Appeal Policy

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At Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) we have five different people groups involved in the process of providing education: Children Parents Teachers Administration Staff and Leaders School Committee & Kelowna Christian Center Society (KCCS) Lead...

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Appeal

Course Activation Policy and Procedure

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The Course Activation Procedure also ensures: The student’s participation in Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) and BC Online School (BCOS) is in compliance with the Provincial Activation Standards for DL Schools. School Funding for the student’s progra...

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Course Challenge and Equivalency Policy

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Course Challenge Policy To challenge a course is to prove the student has undocumented prior learning. Students are entitled to challenge in order to receive credit for Ministry Authorized or Board Authority Authorized Grade 10, 11 or 12 courses. Prior to en...

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Curriculum Funds Policy

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Curriculum funds are made available to K-9 students based on enrollment for a full school year. Students who leave early will have that amount prorated based on the percentage of the school year that they have been with Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS)....

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Curriculum

Drinking Water Policy

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As a Distributed Learning (DL) Independent School, our students are located in their homes; as such, the Heritage Christian Online School HCOS drinking water policy is not applicable to these learning environments. In regards to the main office facility, they ...

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Communication Policy

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Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) will make every effort to meet the following protocols intheir communication to parents and students as well as between other HCOS teachers, staff andadministration: Communicate in a positive, polite and supportive mann...

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Emergency Drills Policy

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At Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) we encourage our families to educate themselves on fire, earthquake and lock down procedures.  Earthquake Safety When an earthquake occurs, your first warning may be a swaying sensation if you’re in a building, a s...

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Emergency Drills

Electronic Supervision Policy

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For the protection of Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS), our staff, our teachers, our parents and our students we have the following safeguards in place: Leadership may at any time request to see any and all email correspondence teacher to teacher, tea...

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Electronics

Grade Promotion and Benchmarks Policy

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This is a statement of best practices employed by Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) regarding grade promotion in relation to checkpoints and benchmarks in grades three, six and nine. This policy is to provide guidance as to how HCOS can effectively addre...

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Independent Directed Studies Policy

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Independent Directed Studies (IDS) Overview Under teacher supervision, students can earn additional Independent Directed Study (IDS) credits by pursuing curriculum in more detail of a course they’re enrolled in or by focusing on the learning outcomes of a cou...

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Learner Safety Policy & Student Supervision

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We recognize that our students occasionally will participate in learning activities outside of the home or campus setting. In order to protect our students at these various locations, including third-party locations we have the following safeguards in place. ...

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Parent and Teacher Role Policy

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Parents or guardians have a supporting role under the direction of the teacher. The role of the parent or guardian is to support the teacher in implementing the education plan for the learner. The role of parents should be to: Have primary responsibility fo...

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Personal Information Privacy Policy for Parents and Students

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The School’s Commitment to You Safeguarding personal information of parents and students is a fundamental concern of Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS). The school is committed to meeting or exceeding the privacy standards established by British Columbia...

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Procedural Fairness Policy

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These guidelines explain in general terms the principles which are the basis of “procedural fairness” and provide guidance as to how Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) can effectively address the requirements of “procedural fairness” when developing polic...

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Acceleration and Retention Policy

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HCOS Acceleration and Retention Policy Acceleration Policy "Acceleration is the practice of placing students at a higher than normal level of instruction to meet their learning needs. It occurs when a teacher provides the student with advanced curriculum, wh...

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Webinars, Presentations & Resources

Information for Families

Information for Families

This is a public book with valuable information for families and students.

Enrollment

Information for Families

5-9 Online Program

Information for Families

What you need to know about Grade 5-9 online courses.

Encom

Information for Families

Moodle

Information for Families

This book is a resource for parents and students in online courses. It is tools, tips and instructions on how to access and be successful in your online course.

Core Competencies

Information for Families

The core competencies are a set of intellectual, personal, and social and emotional proficiencies that students will develop through the course of their schooling. These core competencies encompass a set of skills and abilities that are embedded in each discip...

General Information

Information for Families

Calendars & Schedules

Information for Families

Assessment

Information for Families

Technology & Programs

Information for Families

K-9 Program

Information for Families

Learning Groups

Information for Families

Grad Program

Information for Families

Special Education Program

Information for Families

Read for Change

Information for Families

Learning Commons (Library)

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Curriculum Budget

Information for Families

Tuition & Resources

Information for Families

Homeschool Registered

Information for Families

Curriculum Picks

Information for Families

For families who do not know where to start when it comes to selecting print curriculum, we have put together a collection of kindergarten through grade 9 print curriculum resources with just one or two options for each grade and subject. Please also refer ...

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Professional Development Policy

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Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) teachers and administrators are encouraged to participate in professional development on a yearly basis. All HCOS teachers and staff are required to attend the RenewED Conference the week prior to the start of the schoo...

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