Arizona Connections Academy School News

Find the latest school news below. For more information about Arizona Connections Academy, take a look at our Events and check out the Connections Academy Blog for helpful online learning tips.

  • March 20, 2015 — With the flexibility of online school, ACA student Maddie McLeod can balance her education with a busy performance, recording and songwriting career! Learn more about Maddie on AZ Central

  • January 20, 2015 — ACA Principal Kerri Wright discusses the importance of education options in this East Valley Tribune letter to the editor: "School choice empowers families"

  • January 12, 2015 — ACA student Gisele Bethea is heading to NYC to train with the American Ballet Theater! Learn more on AZ Family News

  • December 14, 2014 — Learn more about a recent National Honor Society service trip to pack food boxes for the needy in this East Valley Tribune article

  • November 24, 2014 — ACA student Ria Chevuru and her family discuss growing up as a gifted child, her hobbies and future plans, and how online school helps Ria excel at her own pace in this KPHO video segment

  • November 12, 2014 — ACA gifted student Ria Cheruvu is featured on MTV News!

  • November 5, 2014 — ACA student Ria Cheruvu is set to graduate high school at age 11! The gifted student discusses her plans for the future and current hobbies in the East Valley Tribune

  • August 11, 2014 — ACA gifted student Ria Cheruvu is only 10 years old, but she's taking 10th grade-level courses! The family discusses how online learning helps Ria excel at her own pace in this AZ Family segment

  • June 24, 2014 — Students Chelsey Cryder and Sarah Rohan graduate from ACA! Learn more about the Class of 2014 in the White Mountain Independent

  • June 20, 2014 — ACA Hosts Traditional Graduation for Virtual School Students

  • April 21, 2014 — Connections Academy's Earth Day Quiz Bowl Challenge—a fun education trivia game for students— is the featured activity on Arizona School Boards Association's website

  • March 12, 2014 — Jewish News joins ACA student Catherine Callis at an author reading and presentation of the book “Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust”

  • January 28, 2014 — ACA Principal Kerri Wright urges parents throughout the state to explore all the educational options available to their families in this Arizona Ed News piece

  • January 6, 2014 — Principal Kerri Wright discusses online kindergarten with ACA on KPHO Morning News!

  • January 1, 2014 — ACA graduate Lyndsey Fry will represent Team USA in the 2014 Winter Olympics, reports ABC 15 Arizona