Spear Virtual Learning Academy

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  • As a reminder to all students and parent’s/ guardians that all students enrolled in Spear Virtual Learning Academy are still required to attend the Mandatory PSSA testing dates listed below.


    They will be able to leave once they are finished with their daily assessment. Tests will begin at 8:15 for the elementary  and 8:30 for the highschool and should be done by 11:30. Please be flexible if your student takes longer for these assessments. If a student is absent on a testing date, they will need to stay a full day during the PSSA test makeup dates. 


    Middle school students should report to the high school auditorium no later than 8:00 AM until they are released to the cafeteria to start testing.


    Elementary/ Intermediate students should report to the elementary office no later than 8:00 AM and notify the secretary that your child is present for testing. 


    Once a student concludes their testing, they are free to leave. However, the district will not be providing transportation. Please have transportation arranged prior to the testing date. Please let us know if you have any questions. 


    3rd-6th Grade PSSA Testing Dates 

    • ELA (grades 3-6)- April 22, 23, 24
    • Math (grades 3-6)- April 29, 30
    • Science (4th grade only)- May 1, 2​

    7th-8th Grade PSSA Testing Dates 

    • ELA (grades 7-8)- April 22, 23, 24
    • Makeup testing (grades 7-8) April 25,26
    • Math (grades 7-8)- April 29, 30
    • Science (7-8)- May 1, 2


    Thank you for your time.


    Shawn McGugan

    Director of Spear Virtual Learning Academy 

    Phone: 1-570-509-2870

    Make an Appointment with Me

    Office Hours are from 7:25AM to 3:00PM




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  • Prom Information 
    • Prom is Friday, May 10th.
    • Tickets are $45 per ticket. 
    • The promenade is at 5:30pm at High School. 
    • Prom is 7 -10pm at the Brady Fire hall
    • Crowning is at 9:30pm.
    • We are selling tickets from April 15 to April 26 in the high school lobby.
    • You can't go if you have acquired truancy for 13 or more days.  
    • Have questions or concerns, contact Alonso, Christina <calonso@indians.k12.pa.us>
    Graduation Information
    • Friday, May 31st at 6:30pm. 
    • We will have MANDATORY graduation practices each day the week of graduation.  Expect to be there most of the morning. Not sure if we will have one on Monday, but definitely Tuesday through Friday. 
    • You will receive your cap n gown along with your 5 tickets during the week of practices. You will not receive them until you pay your graduation fees of $45 and any other fines are paid. 
    • Any questions or concerns, they can contact calonso@indians.k12.pa.us
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  • The Semester 2 Enrollment Window for Spear VLA is now Open 

    Semester 2: January 17th 2024 to May 31st 2024










    Enrollment is now Open for the 2nd Semester 2023-2024 school year. Please be advised that we have switched to Pearson Connexus for our learning platform. 

    • Please remember your child needs to re-enroll each year. A parent or guardian with educational rights has to fill out the enrollment request form.
    • Once you fill out this request, you will be emailed an enrollment form that will need to be completed. Once we receive your request, we will begin the enrollment process.
    • All requests will be processed on a first come, first served basis. Please expect heavy delays during peak enrollment periods, especially now, at the beginning of the school year. 
    • We encourage you to enroll your child at the beginning of the semester.

    Click Here to Enroll Now

    Phone: 1-570-509-2870


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