California Connections Academy School News

  • December 2, 2014 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon Site Administrator Amy Hunt provides tips to maintain good academic habits all year long in this Piedmont Patch blog post

  • November 21, 2014 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Katriel Cho enjoys the freedom of online school! The teen discusses her experience speaking on an iNACOL conference panel and the benefits she sees in online school in this Press Enterprise article.

  • November 19, 2014 — As Life in Corona reports, California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Katriel Cho discusses the benefits of online education during a student panel at the 2014 iNACOL conference.

  • November 14, 2014 — California Connections Academy @ North Bay families gather for a free-flight glider field trip! Learn more about the trip and hear from the Rickey family in this Times Herald piece

  • October 16, 2014 — Site Administrator Yolanda Flores discusses the benefits of online tools in this Daily Independent blog post, "Beyond the Classroom: Using the Internet as a Learning Tool"

  • October 16, 2014 — Connections Education, Leading Virtual Education Provider, Wins Two 2014 EDDIE Awards for Curriculum Excellence

  • October 9, 2014 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano and California Connections Academy @ Ripon Earn University of California A-G Course and Lab Approval For Biology, Chemistry, Physics Courses

  • October 1, 2014 — Learning Coach Irene Burgess couldn't be happier with California Connections Academy! As the family and Site Administrator Amy Hunt tell The Record, students Conor and Duncan are thriving under the online school's flexibility

  • September 27, 2014 — The Capistrano Dispatch speaks with Executive Director Richard Savage at the opening of California Connections Academy @ Capistrano's new, expanded admin office in San Juan Capistrano.

  • September 10, 2014 — Site Administrator Leslie Dombek discusses the state's newest school, California Connections Academy @ North Bay, and the types of students that can benefit from this virtual education option in the Lake County Record-Bee

  • September 2014 — Lauren Tomasula is named a Standout Student in Marmalade magazine! The teen balances schoolwork, horse riding, and more

  • August 22, 2014 — As the Mexico Ledger reports, student Julian Delan gets the birthday wish of his life when Justin Timberlake sings to him! The family loves the flexibility of Connections Academy for Julian's high functioning autism.

  • July 2, 2014 — Learning Coach Tracy Heathcote decided to switch her daughters to online school, and they are thriving in the new environment! Read more about this family's experience in the Kingsburg Recorder

  • June 18, 2014 — Alyia Williams graduates as Valedictorian of the Class of 2014! Read more about this grad in the Orange County Register

  • May 29, 2014 — Student Gabriele Eggerling is helping children everywhere read! The Orange County Register interviews the young teen about his non-profit, Mission: HERO, and his recent award from Hasbro toys.

  • May 2014 — Student Lauren Tomasula is excelling both in and out of the riding arena, thanks to the flexibility of online education! Elite Equestrian magazine interviews the teen about balancing school and a successful horse showing career.

  • April 28, 2014 — Students Thomas Valencia, Joshua Demaree and teacher Susan Christensen stop by Good Day Sacramento for an Earth Day planting demonstration!

  • April 20, 2014 — How can you save water and help the Earth? Teacher Raul Kohl and student Tierra Tronboll demonstrate easy at-home ways to protect the environment during this NBC San Diego Earth Day segment!

  • March 26, 2014 — Senior Kaylee Anthony balances schoolwork, animal care, and leadership positions in local agricultural organizations with the flexibility of online school! Learn more in the Coalinga Recorder

  • March 5, 2014 — Student Marina Capatina dreams of making the 2018 U.S Figure Skating team, and she is well on her way thanks to the flexibility of online school! Read more about this teen in the Castro Valley Forum.

  • February 27, 2014 — Learning Coach Loretta Hans and teacher Brooke Shamhart were both drawn to online education's personalized learning and flexibility. Learn more about how students benefit in this Lodi News-Sentinel piece.

  • February 18, 2014 — Student Tia Blanco is the newest Reef surfing company ambassador, reports Shop-Eat-Surf News. The teen continues to balance her surfing career and a 4.0 GPA in school!

  • January 9, 2014 — Thanks to online learning, 13-year-old student Austin Leake will graduate alongside his older brother! Learn more about this gifted student in the News Mirror

  • January 6, 2014 — Teacher Susan Christensen and students stop by Good Day Sacramento to share some fun science experiments to try during winter break