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Letter: Let families find the right schools

Originally published by The Salt Lake Tribune– May 25, 2020 Because of his high levels of anxiety, my son Samuel struggled with his learning at our local brick-and-mortar school. That’s why I decided to find a school option that works for him. Fortunately, that was found with an online school. I enrolled Sam at Utah […]

A tween’s sweet success as a bakery owner

Originally aired on KHOU-TV – May 18, 2020 At just 12-years-old, Texas Online Preparatory School student Arianna Bustillo is running her own bakery, Sweet Little Cookie. Thanks to online learning, she’s able to complete assignments and manage her successful baking business. To learn more about Texas Online Preparatory School visit, https://tops.k12.com/

Tennessee Virtual Academy teacher praised

Originally published in The Knoxville News Sentinel – May 13, 2020 Marianne Vickers is amazing. Vickers is a special education teacher at Tennessee Virtual Academy who goes above and beyond the call of teaching with our special students. She works with each one of these students until they understand the lessons. We have watched our […]

Shout Out to Ya’ Teach

Originally published in The Austin Chronicles– May 4, 2020 Dear Editor, This Teacher Appreciation Week, our family would like to recognize two of our daughter Emma’s teachers, Ms. Fair and Ms. Williams. In her old school, Emma used to struggle to stay focused and excel in her classes, as she’s dyslexic. Now, at Texas Virtual […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank you teachers

Originally published by Osceola News Gazette – May 12, 2020 To the Editor, My name’s Gabriella, and I’m a rising ninth-grader at Florida Cyber Charter Academy (FLCCA). It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and I wanted to thank my teachers for making a huge difference in my life. Before I transferred to FLCCA, I wasn’t challenged, and […]

JESSICA SMITH: Appreciative of virtual school teacher

Originally published on Manistee News Advocate– May 2, 2020 TO THE EDITOR: In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Mrs. Seavolt is our son’s sixth grade teacher at Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA). Hunter was not a child who was terribly enthusiastic about learning. When he met Mrs. Seavolt, something “clicked” for him. She made […]

Letter: In Honor of Teacher Appreciation Week

Originally published by the Arizona Daily Star – May 16, 2020 As parents of a kindergartener and a second grader, we’re thankful for great teachers, and wanted to extend our gratitude during Teacher Appreciation Week. Our daughter, Tara-Sue, is a kindergartener who loves learning and exploring the world around her. We wanted her to be […]

Letter: Thanks, Texas Virtual Academy

Originally published by Longview News-Journal – May 10, 2020 I’m a rising senior at Texas Virtual Academy at Hallsville. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, I’d like to thank my amazing teachers for seeing me through times both good and bad, and for encouraging me to be the best student I can be. Since I […]

Five-Way Tie for ARVA Valedictorians

Originally aired on KWNA-TV – May 13, 2020 We’ve been sharing feel good stories from around the community. We’re giving a shoutout to the Arkansas Virtual Academy. Their class of 2020 has not one… not two… but five students sharing the honor of being Co-Valedictorians. Mendel Lagasse, Madison Mathes, Cole Parker, Seth Turner & Nathan […]

Thanks teachers at cybercharter (letter)

Originally published in LNP– May 9th, 2020 For Teacher Appreciation Week (which was May 4-8), I want to thank all my teachers at Insight PA Cyber Charter School for helping me and inspiring me to do my best every day.  I enrolled in a cybercharter school halfway through sixth grade because I was being bullied […]