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Friendship Public Charter School Online Begins 2018-2019 School Year on August 20


Students at Friendship
Public Charter School Online
(Friendship PCS Online) will start
classes for the 2018-2019 school year on August 20, by simply turning on
their computers. A full-time, online public charter school authorized by
the DC Public Charter School Board, Friendship PCS Online serves DC
students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Combining innovative technology with a rigorous curriculum led by
DC-certified teachers, Friendship PCS Online provides students with a
personalized learning experience. Students take a full course load
across core subjects of math, science, English language arts, history,
art, music and physical education.

From live classes and one-on-one instruction to chat sessions and family
phone calls, dedicated teachers work in close partnership with parents
and students to support academic success. The online platform enables
students to enjoy a safe learning environment, and connects them with
classmates and inspired teachers throughout the District.

"Enrolling in Friendship PCS Online was the best decision for my
family," says parent and educator Domonique Williams. "The curriculum is
strong, families and teachers are true partners in the education of each
student, and you have an entire community invested in the success of
your child."

Students enroll in online public school for a variety of reasons,
including advanced learning, a safe, bullying-free environment, and the
ability to balance their education with extracurricular pursuits or
medical needs. Friendship PCS Online offers a public school option for
students that lays a foundation for educational success as they enter
high school, and prepares them for college and career opportunities into
the future.

Throughout the year, Friendship PCS Online fosters a sense of community
by bringing students and staff together for in-person field strips,
community service opportunities and social events throughout the city,
and by organizing virtual clubs around shared interests.

Friendship PCS Online is still accepting post-lottery applications for
enrollment. Families are encouraged to attend an online or in-person
information session hosted by the school. To learn more about enrollment
and for a schedule of information sessions visit,
or download the K12
enrollment app
for iOS and Android devices.

About Friendship Public Charter School Online

Friendship Public Charter School Online (Friendship PCS Online), an
online public charter school authorized by the Public Charter School
Board, is a high-quality education program for Washington, DC students
in grades K through 8. Friendship PCS Online is the District of
Columbia's only virtual elementary and middle school. In partnership
with K12, Inc. (NYSE:LRN), the nation's leading provider of K-12
proprietary curriculum and online education programs, Friendship PCS
Online gives students the chance to learn in the ways that are right for
them. For more information, visit

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