Ohio Connections Academy News

  • August 8, 2015 — OCA is a great education choice for families! OCA graduate and newly-hired teacher Anna Marie Ridenour, and Learning Coach Cyndi Fugate discuss the many benefits of the online school in the News-Journal

  • August 2, 2015 — OCA Outreach Coordinator Angela Dobbins discusses the many benefits and successes of the online school in this West Life school profile

  • July 29, 2015 — Nathan is excelling at his own pace with the flexible, personalized learning available at OCA! Nathan's Learning Coach and teacher Carl Jackson offer tips to make the most of online school in this Cincinnati Family magazine

  • June 23, 2015 — 86% of parents give OCA top marks in annual satisfaction survey! Learn more in the Shaker Heights Patch

  • June 5, 2015 — OCA graduate Gia DeBourbon will appear as a contestant on America’s Got Talent, reports the Columbus Dispatch

  • June 2, 2015 — OCA graduates seniors statewide! Valedictorian Sara Hauser, Superintendent Marie Hanna, and State Rep. Andrew Brenner comment on the school and students' accomplishments in The Daily Advocate

  • June 2, 2015 — The Newark Advocate and Lima Ohio report OCA graduates of the Class of 2015

  • June 2015 — Read OCA 2015 graduate speaker Matthew Shiftlet's commencement address to peers

  • May 30, 2015 — OCA celebrates the Class of 2015 and this year's National Honor Society inductees! Graduates Matthew Shiflet and Nathan Egan and inductee Ashley Buchanan discuss their future plans in this Daily Sentinel piece

  • May 28, 2015 — OCA student Tyler Conaway is named salutatorian of the Class of 2015, reports the News Journal

  • April 16, 2015 — OCA student Eugene Gurary lands a role in Geauga Lyric Theater's upcoming show, "The Music Man"! Learn more in the News-Herald

  • April 12, 2015 — In this News-Herald article, Outreach Coordinator Angela Dobbins discusses some common online school misconceptions and how the flexibility of OCA can help many types of students

  • March 22, 2015 — OCA offers the flexibility and individualized education student Devin Wolfe needs to manage her health issues and excel! Learn more about the family's experience on LimaOhio

  • February 14, 2015 — OCA senior Matthew Shiflet is accepted into Ohio University’s prestigious Honors Tutorial College! Learn more about the program and Matthew's achievements in the Daily Sentinel

  • January 23, 2015 — OCA student Douglas Shore is awarded the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award! Learn more about this dedicated student on Lakewood Patch

  • December 21, 2014 — OCA teacher Doug McKnight demonstrates ways to keep students active and learning throughout the winter break during this WTTE in-studio segment

  • December 19, 2014 — OCA students Julia Roberts and Douglas Shore are recognized with a Prudential Spirit of Community Award for their volunteer wor. Learn more about Julia in the Coshocton Tribune.

  • December 12, 2014 — Over 500 OCA students, Learning Coaches and teachers visit the Western Reserve Historical Society! Learn more in the Lakewood Patch

  • September 28, 2014 — Learn more about Stephanie Nickles, named OCA's manager of state testing, in the Coshocton Tribune

  • August 4, 2014 — OCA School Outreach Manager Angela Dobbins joins WKYC News to discuss the personalization available with online school and how it can work for many types of students

  • July 26, 2014 — OCA students Sumeera and Zameer Murad are thriving in the online school environment! Read more about how these advanced learners can excel at their own pace in The Vindicator

  • June 24, 2014 — OCA High School Principal Sara Robbins-Deaterla is awarded a “Mover and Shaker” Award for her work  promoting Career Technical Education! Read more in the Jackson County Daily.

  • April 30, 2014 — OCA student Cosette deBourbon is crowned the 2014 Irish Dance World Champion! The Dublin Villager interviews Cosette about her accomplishment and how she balances training schedules and schoolwork

  • April 22, 2014 — OCA student Nathan Prather is changing the way people think about recycling! The 6th grader demonstrates how to turn trash into new creations during this WXIX Earth Day segment

  • February 19, 2014 — OCA student Sam Butcher is named a candidate in the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program! Read more in the Dublin Villager

  • February 13, 2014 — The Examiner reports OCA's upcoming enrollment period

  • January 30, 2014 — OCA student Matthew Shiflet is having an exciting year! The teen recently received his Eagle Scout award and earned a 31 on the ACT exam, reports the Daily Sentinel

  • January 16, 2014 — Student Alex Angelo hopes to be the next pop sensation, and he is well on his way thanks to OCA's flexibility! Learn more about the dancing, singing, DJ triple threat on WOIO News

  • January 14, 2014 — OCA student Ellexxah Maxwell is following her mother's impressive accomplishments in horse showmanship! The Equine Chronicle interviews Ellexxah about her latest national titles.