Louisiana Connections Academy School News

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

  • September 10, 2014 — LACA students Sarah and Marion Wilson are thriving under the flexibility of online school! Learning Coach Sandy Anders explains how LACA gives each student the best of both worlds in this KTVE segment

  • September 10, 2014 — LACA student Michelle Willis is taking the music industry by storm! The 8th grader discusses her journey into music and recent accomplishments with Zachary Today

  • August 8, 2014 — LACA student Andrew Broussard is getting ready for the new school year, without leaving home! Learn more about the family's satisfaction with the online school on KATC

  • June 13, 2014 — LACA graduating senior Victoria Farmer also graduates from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts' culinary arts program, reports the New Orleans Advocate

  • June 4, 2014 — LACA Assistant Principal Shuanessy Matthews' letter to the editor in the Shreveport Times congratulates the Class of 2014: "We're Proud of our LACA Graduates"

  • May 28, 2014 — LACA graduating senior Hannah Nelson will attend Southeastern Louisiana University in fall, but has already earned college credits through LACA! Learn more about this accomplished teen in The Democrat

  • April 25, 2014 — LACA student Tyler Felix using online learning to balance his acting career and education! Learn more about the school's enrollment in the New Orleans Advocate

  • April 16, 2014 — Parent Outreach Coordinator Shelly Centanni explains LACA's growth and how the online school is a great fit for many types of students during an interview segment with KALB TV

  • April 2, 2014 — "LACA proves there's more than one way to learn"—KPLC joins Shelly Centanni as she discusses the many benefits of online education during an info session

  • March 18, 2014 — LACA teacher Robert Handley takes learning to the next level with the Youth Legislature Program! Learn more about the 8th grade class-turned-legislature in Eunice Today

  • March 11, 2014 — Eunice Today interviews LACA Assistant Principal Shuanessy Matthews about the limitless world of online education! Matthews is dedicated to helping all LACA students realize opportunities and succeed

  • February 25, 2014 — LACA eighth graders enter the world of politics! Teacher Robert Handley's history class takes on roles of state government positions in the Youth Legislature Program, reports Louisiana Weekly

  • February 5, 2014 — KATC-TV joins LACA students on a field trip to the LIGO Science Education Center

  • February 5, 2014 — Learning Coaches Trena Sins, Caprice Abed, and Margo Nelson found the best educational option for their families in LACA! Learn more about each parent's journey with online learning on WSTY TV

  • January 29, 2014 — Thanks to quality educational options like LACA, Learning Coach Shawn Bradshawn is excited for the future of education in Louisiana! Read more in The News Star

  • December 10, 2013 — LACA student Veronica Sturman is honored by Guinness Book of World Records for her help creating the world's largest bead mosaic, reports KATC

  • December 5, 2013 — LACA parent Caprice Abed and Outreach Coordinator Shelly Centanni discuss the role of the Learning Coach at LACA in the New Orleans Advocate weekly school news.

  • November 15, 2013 — Learning Coach Caprice Abed is thankful for online learning! The LACA parent tells The Daily Star that she can now play a bigger role in her children's education.

  • October 14, 2013 — Connections Academy, leading virtual education provider, wins multiple EDDIE Awards for Curriculum Excellence for middle school science, high school career and tech education, and fine arts Juilliard eLearning courses

  • September 24, 2013 — Thanks to online learning with LACA, Jacob Robinson can easily split his time between LA and NYC to pursue his acting dreams! Learn more in the Times Picayune.

  • August 2013 — As Learning Coach Donna Hubbs tells WAFB 9 News, the customized, flexible learning and state-certified teachers at LACA take the stress out of school for her sons.

  • July 22, 2013 — LACA graduate Jericka Jackson is accepted to six prestigious universities! Find out which university she will attend this fall in the Post South.

  • May 22, 2013 — Louisiana Connections Academy Class of 2013 is "a small but mighty class of 70 students familiar with the changing work environment and empowered to shape the decisions about the world to come" in Principal Caroline Wood's letter to the editor in the Shreveport Times.

  • April 22, 2013 — Connections Academy, leading virtual education provider, wins multiple BESSIE Awards for Exemplary Educational Software for its middle school math and Juilliard eLearning courses

  • February 28, 2013 — Louisiana Connections Academy is the perfect fit for the Martinez family! Learn how this family is finding the support and resources necessary to be successful with schooling at home through LACA on The Advocate! “The teachers are always there,” Acacia said. “The counselors are always there. They are amazing; they help with everything.”