Originally published in Girl Talk HQ – June 19, 2018 Growing up, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t watching Spanish language movies, reading Spanish language books, or dancing to Spanish music. Spanish was always a big part of my life so when I was in middle school, attending a summer language camp seemed […]
Originally aired on WDIV-TV – June 15, 2018 A local high school student beat the odds at his graduation. High School graduation is a moment many students look forward to. Blake McClellan is the same way, but his path to getting his diploma had some bumps and bruises along the way. “Well, back in August, my dad […]
Originally published in the Hechinger Report – June 14, 2018 When I announced my plans to go back to school, my seven-year old grandson told me I was going to need a backpack. For little kids, a backpack makes them feel important and special. Now, a year and a half after I enrolled at Insight […]
Originally published in the Lewiston Sun Journal – June 13, 2018 An eighth-grader at Maine Virtual Academy was recently awarded the 2018 Secretary of State Citizenship Award, given for active participation in civic and/or community activities, good scholarship and school involvement. The award presented to Michelle Seaberg is given to only one student at each school, […]
Originally published in Newton Kansan – June 8, 2018 Gale Spragg has worn a number of labels during her life — some temporary, others permanent. Among those labels include teenage mom, high school dropout, housekeeper, cashier, the suicide survivor and domestic violence survivor. This year, at age 45, she has added another label. This one […]
Originally aired on KFSN-TV – June 12, 2018 On June 11, California Virtual Academies (CAVA) held an in-person graduation for the Class of 2018 at Washington Union High School in Fresno – one of six commencement ceremonies across the state. More than 800 students graduated from CAVA this month! To learn more about California Virtual Academies, visit https://cava.k12.com/.
Originally published in The Statesman Journal – June 12, 2018 The Statesman Journal shares photos from Oregon Virtual Academy’s graduation on June 9. ORVA’s 154 graduates represented the largest graduating class in the school’s history. To learn more about Oregon Virtual Academy, visit https://orva.k12.com/.
Originally published in Ludington Daily News – June 6, 2018 Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA) Head of School Kendall Schroeder has been named 2018 Head of School of the Year by K12, Inc. An online public charter school authorized by Manistee Public Schools, MGLVA is open tuition-free to all students in kindergarten through 12th […]
Originally aired on WTVD-TV (ABC) – June 5, 2018 Molly Carlson is an 18-year-old senior about to graduate from the North Carolina Virtual Academy. You could say she surrounds herself with a little more buzz than the average teenager. “I’m a beekeeper. I collect honey from the bees, I keep other people’s bees, I mentor people,” Carlson […]
Originally published in Shoshone News Press – June 4, 2018 Idaho Virtual Academy (IDVA) held their graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 24 and it featured two students from the Silver Valley area. This ceremony was one of three in-person graduation ceremonies held across the state that honored a total of 183 graduating seniors. Collectively, the 183 […]