FAQ: Parents

Have questions? You’ve come to the right place! Below you’ll find answers to the questions we get asked the most about Launch Virtual Academy. You can also choose a category to quickly find the help you need.
  • What role do parents play at Launch Virtual Academy?

    Parents play an important role in an independent study program such as Launch Virtual Academy. A partnership between LVA staff and your family is important. Parents need to be sure their children have the space, time, and structure at home to study and maintain a schedule of school and extracurricular activities. We also provide a platform to receive support and guidance in their child’s educational journey.

  • How can I see my student’s grades?

    Each teachers’ gradebook is located in their CANVAS classroom. Parents can access and monitor their student’s classes by joining as “Observers”. By clicking Here you will find instructions to guide you on how to monitor your student academic progress in CANVAS.

    Progress Reports (PR) and Final Grades are reported through Infinite Campus Portal. A copy of each PR and Final Grades will be sent out to parents and guardians via email each quarter.

  • Is Launch Virtual Academy Free?

    Yes. Launch Virtual Academy is a free public school option within the Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD). Students will also be provided with a device at no cost.

  • What platforms (systems) will my student use?
    • CANVAS
      • Our school Learning Management System (LMS) is CANVAS. All class information, class content, assignments, quizzes, tests, and online meeting links are located in each CANVAS classroom.

    • Microsoft TEAMS
      • Students meet online with their classmates and teachers using TEAMS.

    • Infinite Campus Portal
      • Our school and Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD) use Infinite Campus as its main Student Information System (SIS). You used this platform to register your student as a SUHSD student. Both parents and students can access Class Schedule, Progress Reports, and Final Class grades in Infinite Campus.

    • Google Educational Suite

    By clicking HERE you will find more details on each platform.

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