Parent Guide to Online High School

A Parent’s Guide to Choosing an Online High School

As a parent, how do you decide if an online high school is right for your child? We know, there’s a lot to consider! To help you in navigating this important choice, we put together A Parent’s Guide to Choosing an Online High School

Compiled by experienced educators who understand the unique needs of online high school students, our parent’s guide to online school includes:

  • Guidance on determining your child’s needs and priorities
  • Takeaway tips for evaluating program quality and curriculum
  • Advice on skills your student needs to succeed
  • And, more!

Note: After filling out the form on this page, you will receive an immediate email with access to the e-book, A Parent’s Guide for Choosing an Online High School.

About Bryn Mawr Online

The Bryn Mawr School is a premier all-girls college preparatory school in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1885, it ranks as the number one college prep private high school in Maryland and 16th among all-girls high schools in the United States by Niche.com. Bryn Mawr Online expands access to a prestigious Bryn Mawr education beyond Maryland to girls anywhere in the country. It is a part- or full-time, fully accredited, diploma-awarding program offering an honors-level curriculum taught by the acclaimed Bryn Mawr faculty. Learn more about Bryn Mawr Online at www.brynmawronline.org.

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Meet Mallory Pladus

English Teacher

Where do you live?
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

What do you like about teaching online?
I like the small school environment, the ambitious students BMOS attracts, and the flexibility learning and teaching online affords students and faculty.

What do you like to do when you’re NOT in school?
Hike, travel, play frisbee, and spend time on the Jersey Shore.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Japan. My dad is half Japanese, and there is a rumor in our family that he and my aunt relinquished property rights to a small portion of a mountain in Japan. I’d like to go see that mountain.

Best way to spend a Saturday?
Reading outside.

What do you want students to remember about you?
I want them to remember that I did my best to make literature open up for them in surprising, intriguing ways and that I cared about their ideas.

Personal catchphrase?
“Let’s reflect on this.”

Who inspires you?
Writers I love: James Baldwin, Marilynne Robinson, Louise Erdrich, to name a few.

What activity/class have you enjoyed the most through BMOS (and why)?
The poet Sarah Ali visited our English 9 and 10 classes to discuss her poem about animal roadkill. The students asked great questions, and she gave thoughtful answers. We broached a topic that often feels too intractable to talk about.