Technology and computers are vital elements of the curriculum of Fox Valley Lutheran High School. Students have access to over 250 computer stations at the high school. Five computer labs are spread across the building plus there are also five mini-labs in other classrooms.
In addition, every classroom is equipped with a computer teaching station that includes internet access, video networking, desktop computer station and a video projector. A number of classrooms are also equipped with Smartboard technology.
Students are provided with email service and networked storage space that is accessible from both school and home via the internet. Students have print access to both black & white and color printers. Concerning computer software, it is FVL's educational philosophy to expose students to the software they will encounter after graduation. A wide variety of classes are offered to meet student computer needs. Web design, digital publishing and layout, digital video editing, Autocad, computer applications, and programming are all part of the curriculum. The Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and Autocad are taught in various courses. A Moodle educational portal affords students and teachers with tools for online collaborative learning.
Parent Access to Student Information
Skyward Student/Family Access gives parents and students with internet access the ability to check on academic progress, plus finance and attendance issues. Parents also are encouraged to subscribe to Foxes' Flashmail, a weekly parent update email service provided by the school. The school also manages a Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube account for information/promotional purposes.
The school's web site also gives parents easy access to important school information. The daily calendar, maps to area schools, e-mail access to teachers, and much more are available.