Learning Center

General Questions about the Learning Center

Who uses the Learning Center?

A misconception is that the Learning Center is only for those who have learning challenges or on a special educational plan. The Lourdes High School Learning Center support all the students that need some kind of academic assistance.

The learning environment is quiet and very focused; it is not a space for personal conversations. Attendance is required for those students that have been identified as needing specialized assistance. However, all students are welcomed to stop into the center throughout the day.

What are the Learning Center hours?

First Semester:
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; currently closed mod 11 everyday and mod 12 on Tuesdays
Second Semester:
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m; closed mods 11 and 12 everyday to alleviate the confusion due to lunch meetings

Where is the Learning Center located?

ED 214; upstairs behind the library, also connected to computer resource 213

What programs or services does the Learning Center offer?

  • tutoring for most LHS courses
  • reading skill workshops
  • test prep
  • test make-up
  • study groups
  • individual learning strategies
  • grasp homework concepts and tasks
  • cultivate organizational skills
  • prepare for assessments and long-term projects
  • writing support
  • special learning needs accommodation
  • practice memory work
  • review class notes
  • time management
  • goal setting
  • ROAR
  • review presentations on the Learning Center Moodle sites

Who can I contact to learn more about the Learning Center?

  • Guidance counselors
  • Learning Center staff
    The Learning Center is staffed by two full-time licensed teachers. Mr. Matt Klebe (mklebe@rcsmn.org) who focuses on the language arts, social studies and religion and Ms. Angela Weiss (aweiss@rcsmn.org), who assists students in math and science.

Do I have to make an appointment to see a Learning Center teacher ?

  • For students who need more regular help or guidance, we schedule appointments in the Learning Center
  • Students who are scheduled during that time have first priority for any mod throughout the day
  • “Walk-ins” are welcome to the Learning Center if there is space

How do I cancel or reschedule an appointment?

  • Talk to the Learning Center staff ASAP to cancel or reschedule an “as needed” appointment
  • To be removed from regularly scheduled appointments, contact the guidance department

How many appointments can I make each week?

We do not limit the access to the Learning Center.

Can I access a computer in the Learning Center?

We provide a bank of 6 computers. Many students use their own device.