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2 Hour "Tour" October 31st - Shared screen with speaker view
sufiya hussaini
40:13
do sophomores internship as well?
Nadia Hughes
51:00
do you have to live on campus?
JaRod Tobler
52:11
Sophomores are not able to do an internship due to the requirements they have on I-days and also the time it takes to setup the program. Students will apply their sophomore year for their Junior/Senior year.
April Carvelli
52:23
what time is student curfew?
sufiya hussaini
52:35
thank you
JaRod Tobler
52:39
All students will have to live on campus but are able to go home over the weekends or if there are other appointments.
Abigail Lee
53:18
are k allowed to leave campus during the day?
Abigail Lee
53:25
students*
sufiya hussaini
54:16
are students allowed to order food on weekdays/weekends?
JaRod Tobler
54:19
Students are not allowed to leave during the school day but there is flexibility on I-days.
JaRod Tobler
54:55
Yes, students can order food on weekdays/weekends and family members can bring food as well
Madhavi Thakkellapti
55:06
Can we visit our kid during weekdays after the school hours? if yes, any specific time allocated?
April Carvelli
55:12
what time is curfew?
JaRod Tobler
55:31
Curfew is a 7pm check, and 10pm in hall check
April Carvelli
55:45
thank you
Rupal Desai
59:02
Will students be prepared specifically for AP exams? Will they have to give AP exam on their own?
leni thomas
01:00:28
Are there language classes?
JaRod Tobler
01:00:32
As our classes are taught at AP levels, they are prepared well for the exams. Families will also utilize guide books for further preparation. All of our AP exams are offered on campus so students will not have to go to any other location.
JaRod Tobler
01:01:37
Our world languages included: French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish
Rupal Desai
01:01:51
Thank you.
leni thomas
01:01:58
Thank you
Rashmi Narsana
01:04:06
what is a high school level science class
Rashmi Narsana
01:04:15
for 8th grade applicants
Rashmi Narsana
01:04:44
PA classes from 204 will work for science class as 8th grade student?
JaRod Tobler
01:04:59
Yes, PA will meet the requirment
Shaila Ochoa
01:05:12
where you can take algebra 1 course ?
sufiya hussaini
01:05:55
how often do students go out for fun every week?
JaRod Tobler
01:06:15
List of typical online high schools for science and/or algebra 1 - American School, Keystone National High School, Illinois Virtual School, Center for Talent Development by Northwestern
Madhavi Thakkellapti
01:06:47
What is the dead line for the application?
Rashmi Narsana
01:06:47
when is the SAT score due for current 8th grade students
Rituparna Saha
01:07:02
If you don’t get into IMSA in 8th grade, can you apply again in 9th grade?
Claudia Martin
01:07:03
if you are currently in 7th grade taking algebra and 9th grade level science class can you apply at IMSA
Claudia Martin
01:07:21
algebra 1 *
JaRod Tobler
01:07:22
The application due date is February 15th, 2021
Madhavi Thakkellapti
01:07:25
As per the current situation, some of the centers for SAT Cancelling
Rashmi Narsana
01:08:13
yes how do you recommend SAT scores for current 8th graders if tests are getting canceled
sufiya hussaini
01:08:33
how often do students go out for fun every week?
JaRod Tobler
01:08:36
She will speak about the SAT in the next slide; it is not required in this application year due to COVID.
Ganna Mukhamedzyan
01:08:53
for 9th grade students, should we send the evaluation forms to our middle school teachers, or high school?
Vynnessa Winberg
01:08:55
It is only requested for admitted students by august
JaRod Tobler
01:09:04
For fun, it depends on the students schedule, but our students do have fun here at IMSA
Rupal Desai
01:09:19
What is the due date for Priority Academy Application?
sufiya hussaini
01:09:21
thanks
JaRod Tobler
01:09:22
You can apply in 8th or 9th grade year. If you are not admitted in 8th grade, you can apply in 9th grade as well
Anil Patel
01:09:39
In high school we don’t have much connection to our 9th grade teachers so can we send the evaluation forms to last year teachers
Anil Patel
01:09:47
Because of covid
JaRod Tobler
01:10:17
We ask that you send evaluations to your current teachers. You can use your optional for previous year student.
Anil Patel
01:10:38
Ok thank you
Caleb Uson
01:13:50
What laptop is it?
April Carvelli
01:14:30
are we able to make our own food?
JaRod Tobler
01:15:37
For Laptops, as long as it has the ability to research the web, word processing, you are good to go. We also have loaners for students if something happens.
Caleb Uson
01:15:59
Ok, thank you
Rupal Desai
01:16:06
Is there early deadline for Priority Applications?
Millan Mallipeddi
01:16:21
When you say 2.5 years transcript, does that include the first trimester of the current academic year?
Rashmi Narsana
01:16:24
hard for current teachers to get to know students over zoom for teacher evaluations
Rashmi Narsana
01:16:32
besides except grades what do you recommned
JaRod Tobler
01:16:53
You can make your own food as we have hot plates, microwave, toaster ovens in the halls. All RC's have a full kitchen and they are able to allow you to make food in the halls
sufiya hussaini
01:17:19
can you make food at any time?
JaRod Tobler
01:17:39
There is not a priority deadline this year, only 1 deadline at February 15th, 2021
Ganna Mukhamedzyan
01:17:40
would the March SAT only be accepted if the other sat dates are cancelled? Would we be able to sign up specifically for the SAT on march?
Yunwei Wang
01:17:48
What should we do if we don't have a consoler?
Srikanth Chalasani
01:17:56
Do you still need to send your SAT scores through college board?
JaRod Tobler
01:17:57
Correct for the 1st trimester, and all of the previous years
Anil Patel
01:18:00
Are we allowed to have sat test that are after march
JaRod Tobler
01:18:52
You can make food when you do not have in-room or it is lights out.
sufiya hussaini
01:19:13
okay
JaRod Tobler
01:19:26
No counselor, please speak to your principal or assistance principal as they can send the grade reports
Anil Patel
01:19:34
So we can do the SAT but it will not count correct?
JaRod Tobler
01:19:52
If you have the SAT scores, yes, please send them through collegboard
Anil Patel
01:20:04
So it will count?
Srikanth Chalasani
01:20:12
Okay, thank you.
Madhavi Thakkellapti
01:20:48
if some kids have SAT scores and some do not have then how do you evaluate the applications?
JaRod Tobler
01:20:54
We will only ask for the SAT if you are admitted and we ask those families to try to complete it before August of 2021.
Anil Patel
01:21:06
Ok great thank you
Rashmi Narsana
01:21:24
what about sports? Sorry I missed that part do kids get access to sports?
JaRod Tobler
01:21:26
We are not utilizing the SAT in the assessment of students applications for this year.
Millan Mallipeddi
01:21:36
What is EXCEL program?
JaRod Tobler
01:22:20
For Sports, we are part of the IHSA and have a lot of sport offerings for students. As well as co-curricular activities, chess, science Olympiad, etc
Rupal Desai
01:22:22
Would you be able to email this PPT ?
JaRod Tobler
01:25:12
This presentation is being recorded and you will be able to access this on our website to see the PPT.
Yunwei Wang
01:25:47
Who should I email if my application is bugged?
JaRod Tobler
01:27:25
The application is live and if you still can't get into your application, email - admissions@imsa.edu