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August 4, 2014 — OCA School Outreach Manager Angela Dobbins joins
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
July 18, 2014 — OCA Assistant Principal Christy Lamb, Learning Coach Jennifer Debourbon and student Cosette discuss the online school and how it helps busy students balance schoolwork and extracurriculars in this
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
June 24, 2014 —
OCA Receives Top Marks on Parent Satisfaction Survey
June 17, 2014 — OCA Superintendent Marie Hanna congratulates the Class of 2014 in this
letter to the editor
June 2, 2014 — OCA celebrates over 200 graduating seniors at the school's commencement ceremony! OCA Superintendent Marie Hanna, Valedictorian Sarah Lewandowski, and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French comment on the day in this
April 30, 2014 — OCA student Cosette deBourbon is crowned the 2014 Irish Dance World Champion! The
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
Earth Day segment
April 15, 2014 —
OCA 10th Anniversary Profile—Meet the DeBourbon Family!
April 1, 2014 —
OCA 10th Anniversary Profile—Meet student Ellexxah Maxwell!
March 15, 2014 —
OCA 10th Anniversary Profile—Meet the Robinson Family!
March 1, 2014 —
OCA 10th Anniversary Profile—Meet the Bukowski Family!
February 19, 2014 — OCA student Sam Butcher is named a candidate in the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program! Read more in the
February 13, 2014 —
reports OCA's upcoming enrollment period
February 1, 2014 —
OCA 10th Anniversary Profile—Meet High School Assistant Principal Christy Lamb!
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
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
January 15, 2014 —
OCA 10th Anniversary Profile—Meet the Murad family!
January 14, 2014 — OCA student Ellexxah Maxwell is following her mother's impressive accomplishments in horse showmanship! The
interviews Ellexxah about her latest national titles.
January 1, 2014
OCA 10th Anniversary Profile—Meet the Brems Family!
December 14, 2013 — OCA student John Stuart is balancing high school while running his own website design company! Learn more about this teen in the
News & Sentinel
November 20, 2013 —
My Daily Sentinel
follows Matthew Shiflet as he earns his Eagle Scout rank, the highest in Boy Scouts of America
November 19, 2013 — "Online learning changed my life!"—Sam Buck, diagnosed with Asperger's in 5th grade, switched to OCA in high school for increased flexibility and personalized learning. As
reports, the senior recently scored a perfect 36 on the ACT exam
November 15, 2013 — OCA 10th Anniversary Family Profile—
Meet the Hingsbergen family
November 14, 2013 — Student Sam Butcher earns a perfect score on the ACT exam! As the
reports, Butcher is thankful for OCA's personalized learning and flexibility to achieve his goals
November 1, 2013 — OCA 10th Anniversary Profile—
Meet Kindergarten Teacher Rachel Fiest
October 15, 2013 — OCA 10th Anniversary Family Profile—
Meet the Fugate family
and learn how students Lillian and Delaney are succeeding with online 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
July 30, 2013 — 90 percent of parents give OCA top marks in the
2013 Parent Satisfaction Survey
May 8, 2013 —
Ohio Connections Academy Teacher Daniel Wakefield Receives National Recognition
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
January 25, 2013 — More than 170 OCA students, family members and teachers came together for an educational field trip at the Campus Martius Museum in
The Marietta Times