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Northstar Academy

A fully accredited private online
Christian school for grades 4-12

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Navigator EVP

  • Name:

    Navigator EVP (NAVI280e)

  • Department:

    Enriched Virtual

  • Credits:

    0.5** (yearlong course, meets every other week)

  • Cost:

    Yearlong: $350
    One-Semester: $175

  • Suggested Prerequisites:

Navigator EVP


This class will help students discover the mission and vision of NSA and communicate clearly our school’s unique atmosphere by showcasing the students’ news writing. Students will learn the process of taking a new story or feature from an idea through research, peer review, editing, and finally publishing in NorthStar’s school newspaper, The Navigator.

Special Notes:

**Students in 7th and 8th grade may take this course, but will not receive a high school credit. See Middle School Navigator EVP.

**High School students may earn up to 2.0 elective high school credits by taking this course accruing up to 0.5 credit per year.

Special Instructions:

*As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement once a week at a set time; please see the website for time choices. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.

Semester 1: August 26 – January 19

Fall Break: November 25 – 29

Christmas Break: December 23 – January 3

Semester 2: January 21 – June 8

Spring Break: April 14 – April 18

Times: Fridays 10:00 AM US Central Time


The Navigator has a long history at NSA–come be a part of that history! Are you interested in writing articles, proofreading for a newsaper, or publishing? Join the staff of NorthStar’s student-run newspaper, The Navigator. This class will be a practical, hands-on, learning experience of working cooperatively with your fellow classmates to plan, investigate, interview, write, proofread, and publish.

If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.

Student Feedback

The Navigator is an amazing course. I’m so honored to be able to be a part of it!

Thank you for a great first semester on the Navigator team! I enjoyed working with everyone and helping to spread the word about the Navigator with my PR position!