Insight School of Oregon-Painted Hills to Celebrate Class of 2018

PRINEVILLE, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Insight School of Oregon-Painted Hills (ISOR-PH), an AdvancED accredited online public charter school, will celebrate the Class of 2018 with an in-person graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 16, at 1 p.m. at the University of Portland’s Buckley Center.

More than 50 students will graduate from ISOR-PH, an innovative middle and high school option for college and technical career-minded students throughout the state. The school offers traditional academic subjects, as well as two career-focused tracks for students: business and healthcare. Successful completion of these courses helps students prepare for industry certification tests after graduation.

ISOR-PH students have completed their academics online and developed friendships virtually, and graduation provides an opportunity for them to celebrate together. The school offers student clubs and social events, but many of the students will be meeting in person for the first time.

“The Class of 2018 is ready to use the skills they’ve gained here at Insight School of Oregon-Painted Hills to make an impact in their communities,” said Timothy Jalkanen, ISOR-PH head of school. “Whether they are heading to college to joining the workforce, these students are set up for success.”

Graduating seniors Kiauna Hemenway, Christi Bursick, Makayla Bennett and Trinity Card will address their classmates. Jalkanen, principal Kristy Mize and school board member Rose M. Wellman will also deliver remarks, and ISOR-PH teachers and staff will be in attendance to recognize the students’ achievements.

Media is welcome to attend this event. Details are as follows:

Insight School of Oregon-Painted Hills Graduation Ceremony
Saturday, June 16, 2018 – 1 p.m.
University of Portland Buckley Center
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.
Portland, OR 97203

About Insight School of Oregon-Painted Hills

Insight School of Oregon-Painted Hills (ISOR-PH) is a full-time online public charter school serving Oregon students in grades 7-12. As part of the Oregon public school system, ISOR-PH is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about ISOR-PH, visit


K12 Inc.
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