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16-year-old tennis player at the top of her game

Rob Nesbitt , WCSH PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — If you’re going to dedicate yourself to a sport, you’d better be prepared to put in some real, hard work. A sixteen year old in Yarmouth practices her sport nearly 20 hours a week and still manages to keep her grades up. Lana Mavor has had a tennis […]

Georgia Honors GCA 8th Grader With Proclamation

The city of South Fulton recently honored Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA) 8th grader Damácia Howard with a proclamation. It is Damácia’s mission to make sure every child reads.  She is well on her way with her active involvement in Books for Africa and her new summer reading program.  Check out her interview with CBS46 in Atlanta!

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How Online Students Attend Prom

Melissa Blasius, ABC 15 Dozens of students at one Arizona prom attend the same schools, but most never met in person. The strangers, who attend two online schools, dance in unison to prom staples like “YMCA” in a Chandler Boys & Girls Club gym. Nearly 12,000 Arizona kids attend online school, according to 2015-2016 average […]

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LAVCA Student Participates in Bayou Builders FIRST Lego League Robotics Team

Originally published on The Daily Star Rebekah Christian is a member of the Bayou Builders FIRST Lego League robotics team based out of the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center in downtown Hammond. The 13-year-old helped create and build an automated fish tank that tests the water’s pH, nitrate and ammonium levels. The work was dubbed “Guardian Angel” […]

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AZVA and ISAZ Students Enjoy Prom Night

About 100 Arizona Virtual Academy students were able to meet for the first time and dance the night away at prom! Watch this 12News in Phoenix segment on the exciting virtual student experience.

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Washington Virtual Academy Students Dance the Night Away

05/20/2017 Originally published on The Highline Times On Friday, May 19, nearly 100 high school students from Washington Virtual Academy (WAVA) attended their prom at the Normandy Park Community Center. Sounds like a normal school milestone full of nerves, fancy dresses and rented tuxes, right? Well, there’s a little more to this story… All the students […]

WAVA Hosts Real Prom

Natalie Swaby, KING 5 Imagine going to your high school prom, but not knowing anyone there. That is what some teens faced on Friday night in Normandy Park. It was part of a delicate dance, connecting a virtual school with a time-honored tradition. Teacher Andy Holmes says students from all over the state made the […]

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AZVA Duo Find Their Niche Playing Chess

5/21/2017 Beau Bearden, Kingman Daily Miner Nicholas Gross and Brian MacKenzie are not your typical competitors as they go to battle on a smaller stage than most. That doesn’t mean their success should be overlooked, as the game they play takes a lot of intellect and skill. It all started for Gross when one of […]