StudentLink is a self-directed, contract-based learning program open to students in grades 9-12. Students meet weekly with the teacher to develop a written student learning plan (WSLP), document 25 hours per week of independent learning, and progress toward completion of their high school diploma. They may choose to take one course at VHS or attend Running Start as a junior or senior. They may participate in VHS assemblies and other activities, as well as, take lunch and break at VHS.
Currently, students must complete a minimum of 21.5 credits, pass all required state assessments, and complete a High School & Beyond Plan. A community service project is recommended, but remains optional in this program. StudentLink seniors are eligible to participate in the Vashon Community Scholarship Foundation’s scholarship notebook program, senior breakfast and senior party, and may walk in the VHS graduation ceremony.