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Long Beach TEDx Event To Provide Ideas Worth Spreading

03/21/2017 Emily Thorton, Gazettes A forum touting ideas worth spreading comes to Long Beach this weekend. TEDxAlamitosBay will have a speaker and discussion forum from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Golden Sails Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom (6285 Pacific Coast Highway). The group is part of TEDx — a worldwide program meant to […]


Oregon Students Use Online School to Facilitate Athletic Training

3/19/2017 Victoria Jacobsen, Bend Bulletin Noah Brown was in the second grade when he started asking his parents to enroll him in an online school. Now 17, Brown is a junior at Oregon Virtual Academy, an online public charter school based in North Bend on the Oregon coast. He said he does not remember exactly how […]

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Student says virtual school attendance helps her focus on music

03/19/2017 Allison Reamer, The Blade A central Toledo teen is learning to connect with people from various cultures through music while taking a new approach to her education. Lydia Napier, 16, recently enrolled as a 10th grader in the Ohio Virtual Academy, a full-time online public charter school for kindergarten through 12th grade. While it’s different […]

McCall teen trains for Winter Olympics biathlon competition

03/17/16 Tammy Scardino, KIVI-TV Spring may be on many people’s minds right now but for one Idaho teenager, the colder the weather the better. The biathlon, the winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting, is what 17-year-old Ariana Woods is focused on. She has aspirations to one day represent the United States at […]


Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy holds ribbon cutting for new blended learning center

The Adovcate Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Baton Rouge Blended Learning Center at 4962 Florida Blvd. on March 8. The academy is an accredited, full-time online public charter school with nearly 2,000 students across the state, a news release said. Its Baton Rouge center will serve students in […]

Iditarod Races

Iditarod Races to WYVA’s Classroom

WYVA’s K-6 Teacher, Faye Hall is interviewed by KTWO2 on how her students are tracking the Alaska Iditarod Races as a part of their project-based learning unit.

Local Student Competes Globally While Still in High School

03/13/2017, The Messenger Andrew Putt of Venetia, PA and student at George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS), is a professional mototrials rider for Sherco USA MotoTrials Team. Andrew has multiple national championships under his belt and has represented USA in the Trials Des Nations. Thanks to the flexibility of GWUOHS’s scheduling and an incredible amount […]

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Sunday Conservation with Michael Holland

3/11/2017 Ann Hardie, Atlanta Journal Constitution If you were to focus on Michael Holland’s many challenges — autism, kidney disease, tic and seizure disorders, among them — you would miss his many, many strengths. The Douglasville resident is a committed athlete, having participated for 13 years in Special Olympics Georgia. Holland also is a global messenger […]

Maine Virtual Academy student wins Native American Essay Contest

Maine Virtual Academy sophomores, Victoria Hamel and Lana Mavor took first and second place, respectively, in the Secretary of State’s annual Maine Native American History and Culture Essay Contest. The contest requires participants to explore at least one aspect of Maine Native American history in their essay. Victoria covered the innovations of the Wabanaki Confederacy […]