Arizona Connections Academy Newsroom: Online School News

Look no further than the ACA Newsroom to find all the latest online education news:

  • May 19, 2017 — Learn more about how Arizona Connections Academy students are traveling across the state for an in-person graduation in the PR Web

  • March 4, 2017 — ACA student Delaney Schnell to participate in diving competition in China, reports the Arizona Daily Star

  • September 11, 2016 — DeAndre Ayton, ACA student and No.1 ranked high school basketball player, talks with the Arizona Daily Star about his basketball journey and signing with the University of Arizona

  • September 6, 2016 — ACA student and No. 1 basketball recruit DeAndre Ayton commits to University of Arizona, reports USA Today High School Sports

  • September 2, 2016 — ACA student Ashton Brown is recognized with a Community Service Award for helping save his family from a house fire. Learn more about this story in the Casa Grande Dispatch

  • July 9, 2016 — ACA and Hillcrest Prep student DeAndre Ayton shines at the Peach Jam basketball tournament. Learn more about this top basketball prospect in the Augusta Chronicle

  • June 2016 — Students graduate from ACA during an in-person commencement ceremony. View announcements of several members of the Class of 2016 in the White Mountain Independent and Florence Reminder

  • May 19, 2016 — Read commencement speeches by ACA student speaker Taylor Kepler and ACA alum Emily Martin, delivered during the school's in-person graduation ceremony

  • May 17, 2016 — ACA student and Hillcrest Prep basketball player Dontez Thomas improves his academics and earns a scholarship to Fort Lewis College. Learn more on AZ Central

  • March 14, 2016 — ACA student and No. 1-rated high school basketball player DeAndre Ayton is using the flexibility of online school to pursue his dreams! Hear from DeAndre and Hillcrest Prep program director Matt Allen about the team's use of the online school in USA Today High School Sports

  • March 8, 2016 — ACA student Thomas Szczepaniak earns his Eagle Scout rank for his project building a new shade structure at the local animal shelter, reports the Park Pioneer

  • February 1, 2016 — In this Arizona Republic op-ed, ACA teachers Karen Fullmer, Deanna Woerner and Steve Wilmot offer tips for parents helping their students with math

  • January 24, 2016 — In this Valley Views interview, ACA Principal Kerri Wright discusses school choice in Arizona, how the online school option works, and why it can be a great fit for many types of students

  • December 30, 2015 — ACA teacher Lyndsey Croyle discusses new reading standards and how parents can help their students become active readers in this East Valley Tribune op-ed

  • November 27, 2015 — ACA student Blaise Becker is able to focus on his dream--becoming a pro ice hockey player--thanks to the flexibility of online school! Learn more about Blaise in this FOX Sports profile piece

  • November 2015 — ACA Reads for the Record! Principal Kerri Wright and former BMX pro rider John Parker discuss the reading challenge event in The Gilbert Sun (pg 36)

  • October 30, 2015 — ACA Principal Kerri Wright comments on the online school's student-teacher interaction in this AZ Central piece, "School options: How to choose an online school in Arizona"

  • October 22, 2015 — ACA students participate in a special Read for the Record reading session and get some advice from former pro BMX rider and X Games judge John Parker! Learn more on APlus.com

  • October 15, 2015 — ACA student Ricky Helmboldt and siblings can balance competitive swimming and schoolwork with online education! Principal Kerri Wright, counselor Misty Little and Learning Coach Dianna Ranelli discuss the benefits of ACA on Arizona Public Media

  • September 6, 2015 — In this KGUN segment, ACA Learning Coach Dianna Helmboldt discusses how the online school's flexibility works best for her family and helps her children succeed in both academics and athletics.

  • August 3, 2015 — "Logging on" to Learn: Online School Students Head Back to School with ACA