Maine Connections Academy News

  • June 29, 2017 — Student Kaylee LaChance graduates from MCA. Learn more in the Gorham Times

  • June 14, 2017 — MCA graduate Anthony Moore of North Yarmouth honored with Maine Principal’s Association award at commencement. Learn more in the Forecaster

  • June 9, 2017 — Maine Connections Academy celebrates student achievements at 2017 in-person commencement ceremony. Learn more on PR Web and The Bangor Daily News

  • June 5, 2017 — MCA student Anthony Moore found the safe, nurturing education environment he needed to thrive with online school. Hear from the family and Principal Doug Bourget on WLBZ

  • May 24, 2017 — MCA selects Chase Finkle of Brownville as the May STAR Student of the Month. Learn more about Chase in the Bangor Daily News

  • May 17, 2017 — MCA student Avery Peacock uses the flexibility of online school to pursue her surfing passion in WJBQ-FM

  • May 6, 2017 — MCA student Avery Peacock is a rising surf star! Learn how online school allows her to tackle the waves and her education on WGME-TV

  • April 12, 2017 — MCA Principal Doug Bourget discusses the school's Academic Summit in this Kennebec Journal Letter to the Editor

  • March 7, 2017 — MCA now enrolling for the 2017-18 school year, reports the Bangor Daily News

  • February 22, 2017 — MCA student Kyara Dawbin was selected as February STAR Student of the Month, reports the Bangor Daily News

  • January 17, 2017 — MCA student David Jajiliardo selected as school's January STAR Student of the Month, reports the Bangor Daily News

  • January 4, 2017 — MCA student Ian Brenner-Simpson is selected as December's STAR student, reports the Bangor Daily News

  • November 10, 2016 — MCA graduate Melinda White reflects on her switch to the online school, and how this decision helped her discover new interests and career opportunities. Learn more about Melinda in this Thomas College student profile

  • November 7, 2016 — MCA student Avery Knowles is selected as the school's November STAR student, reports the Bangor Daily News

  • October 27, 2016 — Educator Doug Bourget is named MCA principal. Learn more about Doug in the Current

  • September 6, 2016 — MCA is seeing increased growth as it begins its third school year. Learn more in the Bangor Daily News

  • July 5, 2016 — MCA student Emily McNally earns a bronze medal at the Youth Nationals for Olympic Lifting, reports The Forecaster

  • July 3, 2016 — MCA student Maddie Ryan uses the flexibility of online school to compete in regional and national surfing competitions. Learn more about this accomplished athlete in the Portland Press Herald

  • June 25, 2016 — MCA 2015 graduate and Air Force Airman Spencer Deissler graduates from basic military training, reports the Portland Press Herald

  • June 20, 2016 — MCA graduates the Class of 2016! Hear from recent grad Melinda White and Principal Karl Francis in the American Journal

  • June 13, 2016 — MCA student, brain tumor survivor and competitive golfer MacArthur Kim gives the Class of 2016 commencement speech, reports the Sun Journal

  • June 9, 2016 — Maine Senator Angus King and "Survivor" winner Bob Crowley address the MCA Class of 2016, reports the Associated Press

  • May 2016 – MCA student Julianna Saucier is named the school's STAR student for the month of May, reports the Journal Tribune

  • April 14, 2016 — MCA students and parents are off to Italy for a 10-day 'field trip' to visit 5 Italian cities! See their sendoff on WMTW

  • April 1, 2016 — MCA teacher Roger Young comments on the benefits of online school and enrollment opening for the 2016-17 school year on WFVX

  • March 20, 2016 — MCA student Jason Poole is using the flexibility of online school to stay on track after being announced cancer free! The family and Principal Karl Francis discuss Jason's journey and the online school in this Bangor Daily News piece

  • February 16, 2016 — MCA Principal Karl Francis is nominated for a National Life Group LifeChanger of the Year award! Hear from Karl and Board Chair Amy Volk on The Forecaster

  • January 25, 2016 — MCA Learning Coach Denise Perkins and her daughter attend a National School Choice Week event at the Maine state capitol, reports MPBN

  • October 2, 2015 — MCA student Emily McNally places 2nd in the Risto Olympic Cup, reports the Scarborough Leader

  • September 7, 2015 — MCA student Kelsie Washington can balance a busy dance schedule with online school! Principal Karl Francis and Learning Coach Christiane Washington comment on MCA's flexibility in this WAGM segment (begins at 7:07)

  • September 1, 2015 — MCA is a great option for the Levier family! Students and Learning Coach Nellie Levier discuss the flexibility and rigorous curriculum of the online school, and Principal Karl Francis discusses the many types of students that attend the school on WCSH

  • August 18, 2015 — MCA is set to begin its second year and is at full capacity! Principal Karl Francis and student Maggie Mader discuss growth and benefits of the online school in The Forecaster