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Global E-Learning Academy

Elkin City Schools is pleased to announce the opening of the Global E-Learning Academy for grades K-12 for the Fall of 2020.  Registration is open beginning July 1-August 31, 2020 for all current students, new out of district students and homeschool students who may choose full or part time learning opportunities.  Students will be served by certified teachers and high school students will earn credits and upon completion receive a diploma.  For questions please contact Pam Colbert, Director of Global Studies and Virtual Learning at or calling 336-835-3135 ext. 1243 or cell number 336-452-0237.  We look forward to serving your family.
School Supplies For Global E-Learning

Global E-Learning Academy Kindergarten Supply List

  • 1 Pencil Box (8”x5”)
  •  6 Elmers Glue Sticks 
  • 2 Boxes Crayola Crayons (24 count, regular size) (One to start school one for second semester)
  • 1 Box of Colored Pencils
  • 1 Box Crayola Colored Markers
  • 1 Box #2 Wooden Ticonderoga Pencils
  • 1 Watercolor Paint Set (8 colors)
  •  1 Pair of Fiskar 5-inch Blunt-Tip Kids Scissors 
  • 1 (1-inch) 3 ring binder
  • 1 Pair Computer Headphones 
  • Handheld manual pencil sharpener


Global E-Learning Academy 1st Grade Supply List

  • 1 Wide-Ruled Spiral Notebook
  • 1 Two-Pocket Folder
  • 1 Box of Yellow#2 Pencils 
  • 1 Pack of Erasers

 (handheld or pencil top)

  • 6 Glue Sticks
  • 1 Box of 24 Crayons
  • Pencil Box (8x5)
  • Headphones
  • Scissors
  • Handheld manual pencil sharpener

2nd Grade Supply List

  • Pencil Box or Pouch for Desk 
  • Yellow #2 Wooden Pencils- 24 count
  • Scissors (one pair)
  • Glue Sticks (pack of 6)
  • Crayons (pack of 24 or less)
  • 3 Plastic Two-Pocket Folders
  • Earbuds or Headphones
  • 2 Spiral Notebooks (Wide-Ruled, One-Subject)
  • 2 Pack of Erasers (Hand-Held or Pencil-Top)
  • Handheld manual pencil sharpener

Global E-Learning Academy 3rd Grade Supply List

  • 1 Pack Notebook Paper
  • 2 Spiral Notebooks
  • 2 Composition Notebooks (see below)
  • 1 24-count Pack of Crayons
  • 2 Pack #2 Pencils
  • 1 Pack of glue sticks
  • 2 Boxes of Kleenex
  • 2 Containers of Clorox Wipes
  • 1 Pencil Pouch or box 
  • 2 Pens for Checking Work (Any color but black)
  • Pencil Top Erasers
  • Headphones/Earbuds
  • Handheld manual pencil sharpener

Composition Notebooks

(Any Color):

Global E-Learning Academy 4th Grade Supply List 

  • 1 Pack Wide-Ruled, Loose Leaf Notebook Paper
  • Pencils 
  • 2 inch binder
  • 1 Pencil Pouch to fit in binder 

(needs to hold pencils, colored pencils, glue stick, pencil sharpener, earbuds, highlighter, and scissors)

  • Earbuds
  • Glue Sticks
  • 3 Folders with 3 holes to fit in binder
  • 1 Highlighter
  • Hand held pencil sharpener
  • Scissors
  • Colored Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Watercolor Set

5th Grade Supply List

  • Large 3-ring binder that zips
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Dividers for the binder
  •  Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Pack of colored pencils
  • Pencils 
  • Pencil pouch to fit in 3 ring binder

 (needs to hold their pencils, colored pencils, glue stick, pencil sharpener, earbuds, highlighter, and scissors)

  • Earbuds 
  • Hand held pencil sharpener
  • 1 Highlighter
  • WaterColor Set


6th, 7th and 8th Grade Supply List

  • 4x 1-Subject Notebooks or 1 5 Subject
  • 1 Pack of Loose-Leaf Paper
  • 1 Pack of Colored Pencils
  • Earbuds for Personal Use
  • Pencils 
  • Pencil pouch
  • Handheld manual pencil sharpener
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Glue Sticks (2)
  • Scissors
  • Watercolor Set (8 colors)
  • Black Sharpie marker (2)
  • 3 Ring Binder
  • Loose Leaf Notebook Paper
  • Pencil
  • Pens
  • Colored Pencils
  • Hi-Lighter Markers
  • Reliable High Speed Internet Connection
  • Laptop / Chromebook / Desktop Computer with camera and sound
  • TI-84 Graphing Calculator
  • Printer & Ink Cartridges
  • access to phone / camera so that pictures of work can be taken and uploaded to Google Classroom
Is my student eligible to apply?  All students kindergarten-12th grade are welcome.  Students who are out of district and not currently enrolled in Elkin City Schools may apply as out of district.  Out of District students will complete the Out of District form and get a release from their current district.  
What grades are offered?  Students in grades Kindergarten-12th grade may enroll.
Who will teach my child?  All teachers will be certified in the state of NC for the courses they teach.
What will the calendar look like for the school year?  We will follow the calendar for Elkin City Schools.  The first day will be August 17, with exams before Christmas for high school and the year will end May 29th.
What is the cost?  For in district students there is no cost.  For those out of district but in county the cost is $200 per year, for those out of county the cost is $300 per year.
Can students who are homeschooled participate?  Yes!  Homeschool students are welcome and may attend full time in elementary and middle school or part-time (at least half of their courses) in high school.
Parent Access Form