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FSOA 12/5 Secondary Parent Comunication

FSOA 12/5 Secondary Parent Comunication

**This communication is for students in grades 6-12.  Information for our elementary students will be in a separate email.**

Here’s to the final week of the semester! Wishing you all the best on your final exams!

Student Awards and Recognition

  • As we wrap up the 2022 year, we want to take time to celebrate all the hard work and perseverance students have shown, specifically for students who were with us for the first part of this calendar year, Spring 2022.  We will have an in-person award ceremony next semester!

  • Online learning requires commitment, independence, organization, and communication.  In all of our grades, we have seen students step-up and excel.

  • We feel it is important to celebrate our students who have excelled academically.   Here is a website ( honoring all of our students from the Spring 2022 semester– check it out to see if your student’s name is on there.

  • For students who made the Honor Roll, please pick up your certificate at the Winter Celebration or in our main office.  We are proud of you!

End of Semester / Final Exam Schedule

At the end of first semester, we will have an adjusted schedule to account for final exams and a Winter Break celebration!

  • Finals will take place on Tuesday, December 13th and Wednesday, December 14th.  For the complete schedule, click here. 

    • All high school classes will have a final exam or culminating project

    • All middle school classes will have a final exam, unit exam, or culminating project

    • Students will be required to log into class and take the exams during the time shown.  

    • Please note that exams are intended to be 60 minutes in length.  Extra time (+50%) is built into this schedule, to allow for students who have an accommodation on their 504 or IEP. 

Mark Your Calendars: Winter Celebration

  • We are excited to celebrate the end of first semester with a Winter Celebration on Thursday, December15. 

  • Students in grades 2–12 are invited to the ESC from  8-12pm to participate in crafts, games, and win prizes.  We hope to see your student there!

Coffee with the Principals

  • Bring your questions and your enthusiasm! Coffee with the Principals is here! 

  • Coffee with the Principals is a great opportunity to connect with other families, learn about what’s happening at Five Star Online Academy, as well as to share feedback and ask questions. 

  • We look forward to conversing with you on Saturday, December 10th at 10:00 AM via Zoom!

Next Weeks-at-a-Glance

Secondary (Grades 6-12)

Monday, 12/12

Tuesday, 12/13

Wednesday, 12/14

Thursday, 12/15

Friday, 12/16

Asynchronous Work Day


Learning Lab (in-person) from 7:40 - 11:30 and 12:00 - 3:30

Final Exams*:


Per 1:     7:45 - 9:15

Per 2:     9:25-10:55

Lunch:   10:55 - 11:45

Per 3:    11:45-1:15

Per 4:    1:25 - 2:55 

Final Exams*:


Per 5:    7:45 - 9:15

Per 6:    9:25-10:55

Lunch:   10:55 - 11:45

Per 7:    11:45-1:15

Per 8:    1:25 - 2:55

Student Winter Celebration



-All grades

No School


Teacher Work Day

Winter Break- No School 12/19-12/30

Teacher Work Day- No school for students 1/2/22

First Day of Classes1/3/22


*All final exams are designed to be 60 minutes or less in length.  The extra 30 minutes is added to each class period so that those students with an approved accommodation for extra time will have an opportunity to complete their final exam.