Oregon Virtual Academy to Celebrate Class of 2019 at June 15 Ceremony

Online School Honors More than 100 Graduates with In-Person Celebration


NORTH BEND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA) will celebrate the Class of 2019 with an in-person commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 15 in Salem. A tuition-free online public charter school authorized by the North Bend School District, ORVA is available to students in grades K-12 across the state.

“On behalf of the ORVA community, I am proud to congratulate the Class of 2019 on all they have accomplished,” said Steven Werlein, Head of School. “Graduation celebrates the culmination of a lot of hard work, and we can’t wait to see what you will accomplish in the years to come.”

ORVA graduates earn their high school diplomas in a personalized learning environment. Following graduation, members of the Class of 2019 will enroll in two- and four-year colleges and universities, enter military service, or join the full-time workforce. Graduating seniors report having been accepted to higher education institutions across the country, including Brigham Young University, Liberty University, Oregon State University, University of Oregon, and Western Oregon University, as well as community colleges throughout the state.

Students access a robust online curriculum in the core subjects and a host of electives and attend live virtual classes taught by state-licensed teachers. ORVA also offers in-person gatherings, field trips and social outings to foster a sense of school community, such as this annual graduation celebration.

Details of the ceremony are as follows:

WHAT: Oregon Virtual Academy Graduation
WHEN: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. PDT
WHERE: Salem Convention Center, 200 Commercial Street SE, Salem, OR 97301

About Oregon Virtual Academy

Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA) is an online public charter school authorized by the North Bend School District serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade throughout the state of Oregon. As part of the Oregon public school system, ORVA is tuition-free, and gives 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 ORVA, visit orva.k12.com.


Emily Riordan
Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications
K12 Inc.

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