Michigan Connections Academy News

  • April 17, 2017 — MICA students enjoy bowling field trips throughout the state! Hear more about the trip from teacher Amy Dunlap and parents on WFQX

  • April 12, 2017 — MICA Principal Bryan Klochack and GLCA Principal Heather Ballien comment on a recent virtual schools market report. Learn more in WZZM

  • March 10, 2017 — MICA was mentioned as a top virtual school in the state by the Mackinac Center's Public High School Context and Performance Report Card. Learn more in the Mackinac blog

  • March 2, 2017 — MICA principal Bryan Klochack comments on Governor Rick Synder's proposed funding cuts to cyber charter schools. Learn more in the M Live and on WXMI

  • November 15, 2016 — MICA families enjoy a field trip to the Michigan Historical Museum and capitol. Hear from teacher Amy Dunlap and the Minton family about their experience on WILX 10 and WSYM

  • November 11, 2016 — The Dudley family is thriving with MICA! Students Alayah, Ah’Nyah, and Layla, their parents, and Principal Bryan Klochack sit down with WOOD-TV to discuss online school and how it prepares them for the future

  • July 14, 2016 — MICA Learning Coach Aley Minton shares her family's virtual school success story during a trip to visit lawmakers in Washington DC, reports Watchdog.org

  • June 3, 2016 — MICA is a great education option for the Williams family! Learning Coach Tessa Williams describes how the online school works well for both her autistic and gifted students in this Cadillac News article

  • April 22, 2016 — In honor of Earth Day, MICA student Brady Blaquiere is teaching others about the importance of picking up litter and recycling. Learn more about the family on WXMI

  • February 21, 2016 — MICA and Total Package Hockey student-athletes Drew DeRidder, Will MacKinnon, and Christian Krygier -- members of Team USA -- win gold at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games! Learn more on MI Hockey

  • February 18, 2016 — Student Maya Joint was interested in exploring competitive tennis when her family discovered MICA and Stafford Tennis Academy! Maya and her mother discuss the benefits of online school flexibility in this Grosse Point News profile

  • January 13, 2016 — MICA students enjoy an afternoon at the bowling alley! Teacher Amy Dunlap discusses the importance of in-person trips for students during this WWMT segment

  • December 21, 2015 — MICA teacher Larry Dumond demonstrates fun activities parents can try over the holiday break to keep their children actively engaged and learning! Watch the studio segment on WXMI

  • December 19, 2015 — In this Downriver Sunday Times piece, MICA teachers offer tips for keeping children engaged and learning over the winter break from school

  • October 22, 2015 — MICA families are thriving with a flexible, personalized education! Principal Bryan Klochack, teacher Kim Roberts and Learning Coach Kim Maki discuss benefits of learning online and the school's success on the Bridge

  • July 16, 2015 — MICA families gather to meet author Jonathan Rand and fellow classmates at a publishing party, reports the Grosse Pointe News

  • June 4, 2015 — MICA students gather at the Lansing Center for a reading-theme meet-and-greet, reports WSYM

  • April 9, 2015 — MICA students Ty and Wyatt Minton are able compete in Junior Olympics swim meets while receiving a quality, flexible education individualized to their needs! Learn more about this family in the Times Herald

  • March 30, 2015 — MICA student Brinn Clutter is able to balance dreams of competing on the Olympic ski team with her daily schoolwork thanks to the flexibility of online school!Learn more about Brinn on WWTV

  • March 17, 2015 — MICA student Brinn Clutter can pursue her dreams of competing on the US Olympic Ski team thanks to the flexibility of online school! This talented teen discusses her experience on and off the slopes, including her 4.0 GPA and plans to release a grammar handbook, on WPBN News

  • February 17, 2015 — MICA student, Junior Olympian Brinn Clutter can balance a competitive ski racing schedule and maintain a 4.0 GPA with the flexibility of online school! Learn more about this dedicated teen on Petoskey News