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Local eight-year-old amputee finds academic success in virtual classroom

Originally aired on KOLO-TV – January 30, 2019 Eight year old Logan Lansborough was born without his shin bones. When his parents found out that their child would have to have both of his legs amputated they knew, despite the challenges ahead, that everything was going to be okay. “You know for a moment it […]

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Health Watch: Logan Lansborough

Originally aired on KTVN-TV – January 24, 2019 On KTVN-TV’s Health Watch, Logan Lansborough isn’t letting a unique medical condition hold him back. Thanks to online learning at Nevada Virtual Academy the energetic 8-year-old can focus on his classes, attend doctor’s appointments, and simply be a regular kid. To learn more about Nevada Virtual Academy, […]

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National School Choice Week – Jan. 20-26

Originally published in The Sundance Time – January 24, 2019 Parents know best! When it came time to enroll my daughters, Grace Belize and Faith, in school, I knew that I wanted them to receive the best education possible. Fortunately, I came across online education and for 13 years it’s been the perfect fit for my […]

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My STEM Story: Perseverance of a Scholar

Originally published in STEM Magazine – January 2019 Where did your interest in math and science begin? My interest in math and science started when I was accepted into the Advanced Learners Program at Georgia Cyber Academy, powered by K12, in the third grade. At 8 years old, I thought about going into math and science […]

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8-year-old figure skater is already preparing for the Olympic Games

Originally aired on WDVM-TV – January 22, 2019 ARLINGTON, Va. – An athlete must be 16-years-old to enter the Olympic Games, but a local girl, half that age, already has her sights set on the competition. 8-year-old Sofia Bezkorovainaya wakes at 5 o’clock in the morning to train. She skates twice a day, breaking for […]

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Manistee DECA student advances to state competition

Originally published by The Manistee News Advocate – January 21, 2019 MANISTEE — Bergen Johnson is only in ninth grade, but she can already make a sales pitch that would give a business professional a run for their money. An Onekama native and student at Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA), Johnson recently competed in […]

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Northern California Gymnast Carries Mexico’s Olympic Hopes

Originally aired on KNTV-SF – January 14, 2019 A born-and-bred East Bay Gymnast is hoping to be the spark that helps Mexico qualify a gymnastics team to the Olympic games for the first time ever. Seventeen year old Frida Esparza has dual citizenship in the U.S. and Mexico which has allowed her to climb the […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School choice must be protected

Originally published in the International Falls Journal – January 20, 2018 To the editor, Traditional brick-and-mortar schools aren’t for everyone. That’s why having the option to choose a school that best meets your needs is critical for any student. Attending school online was the best option for me because it provided a personalized approach to […]

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Letter: Busy schedule benefits from online classroom

Originally published in The Columbus Dispatch – January 18, 2019 A lot of people are mindful of giving back during the holiday season, but I think serving others is something we should commit to throughout the entire year. My parents taught me to always treat others the way I want to be treated, and I’ve […]

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Indy siblings form band, hit the road for tour

Originally aired on WISH-TV – January 16, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An Indianapolis band made up of three siblings is getting ready to hit the road and go on tour The Keyes siblings have played music together for a few years. Their band name is called “Key of M” or “KOM” for short. “We believe […]