The Newsroom at Arizona Connections Academy

When it comes to online school news, check out our Arizona Connections Academy newsroom for all the latest updates in online education news:

  • August 21, 2018 — ACA grad Emma McGill signs with Seattle University swim team. Learn more in the Swim Swam

  • August 6, 2018 — ACA Online School Returns To High Demand, Satisfied Parents. Learn more in the PR Web

  • July 4, 2018 — ACA students Katie Baker, Gabriella Bowens, Kylie Wesson, Maysoon Jaber graduate with Class of 2018. Learn more in the West Valley View

  • June 27, 2018 — ACA student Flame Yarbrough of Sierra Vista graduates from online school. Learn more in the Herald Review

  • June 26, 2018 — ACA student Brandee Wadlow of Lakeside among graduating Class of 2018. Learn more in the White Mountain Independent

  • June 4, 2018 — ACA student Bryan Wilson is named a Buddy Bison Student Ambassador! Learn more about the program and Bryan's love for the outdoors in the Arizona Highways

  • May 25, 2018 — ACA graduate Jamie Schroer signs with Santa Clara University's women's tennis team. Learn more about this graduate in the Santa Clara Broncos

  • May 14, 2018 — ACA student Ryland Phipps earns Elks National Foundation scholarship. Learn more about this student athlete in the Tucson.com

  • May 10, 2018 — ACA student Kylie Hunts-in-Winter is headed to Kaiping, China with Mesa’s Sister Cities program. Learn more in the Nearby News

  • March 7, 2018 — ACA student John Duey uses the flexibility of online school to work on his family's ranch and compete in rodeo events. Learn more in the Daily Miner

  • January 13, 2018 — ACA student Steve Wongso wins the Arizona State Grade Chess Championship. Learn more in the Daily Sun

  • December 8, 2017 — ACA student Trey McDonald performs in local production of Elf The Musical JR. Learn more in the East Valley Tribune

  • November 23, 2017 — ACA Learning Coach Veronica Lomeli expresses her thanks for the virtual school option in the My News Mesa

  • November 1, 2017 — ACA student Steve Wongso uses the flexibility of online school to travel internationally and compete in chess tournaments. Learn more in the Gilbert Sun News on page 45

  • August 16, 2017 — ACA Principal Kerri Wright discuss the online school model, and student Ryan Williams shares how the flexibility helps him as an internationally competitive dancer on KNXV

  • July 4, 2017 — ACA graduate Delaney Schnell joins University of Arizona diving program. Learn more in KPVI

  • June 20, 2017 — ACA alumna Maddie Pothoff transfers to Santa Clara women's tennis team. Learn more about Maddie in the Santa Clara Broncos

  • June 12, 2017 — ACA student Sarina Senger is a published author! Learn more about her book, and the online school teacher that inspired her in the Daily Miner

  • May 25, 2017 — ACA Principal Kerri Wright congratulates the Class of 2017 in this Scottsdale Independent letter to the editor

  • May 19, 2017 — Learn more about how Arizona Connections Academy students are traveling across the state for an in-person graduation in the PR Web

  • March 4, 2017 — ACA student Delaney Schnell to participate in diving competition in China, reports the Arizona Daily Star

  • September 11, 2016 — DeAndre Ayton, ACA student and No.1 ranked high school basketball player, talks with the Arizona Daily Star about his basketball journey and signing with the University of Arizona

  • September 6, 2016 — ACA student and No. 1 basketball recruit DeAndre Ayton commits to University of Arizona, reports USA Today High School Sports

  • September 2, 2016 — ACA student Ashton Brown is recognized with a Community Service Award for helping save his family from a house fire. Learn more about this story in the Casa Grande Dispatch

  • July 9, 2016 — ACA and Hillcrest Prep student DeAndre Ayton shines at the Peach Jam basketball tournament. Learn more about this top basketball prospect in the Augusta Chronicle

  • June 2016 — Students graduate from ACA during an in-person commencement ceremony. View announcements of several members of the Class of 2016 in the White Mountain Independent and Florence Reminder

  • May 19, 2016 — Read commencement speeches by ACA student speaker Taylor Kepler and ACA alum Emily Martin, delivered during the school's in-person graduation ceremony

  • May 17, 2016 — ACA student and Hillcrest Prep basketball player Dontez Thomas improves his academics and earns a scholarship to Fort Lewis College. Learn more on AZ Central

  • March 14, 2016 — ACA student and No. 1-rated high school basketball player DeAndre Ayton is using the flexibility of online school to pursue his dreams! Hear from DeAndre and Hillcrest Prep program director Matt Allen about the team's use of the online school in USA Today High School Sports

  • March 8, 2016 — ACA student Thomas Szczepaniak earns his Eagle Scout rank for his project building a new shade structure at the local animal shelter, reports the Park Pioneer

  • February 1, 2016 — In this Arizona Republic op-ed, ACA teachers Karen Fullmer, Deanna Woerner and Steve Wilmot offer tips for parents helping their students with math

  • January 24, 2016 — In this Valley Views interview, ACA Principal Kerri Wright discusses school choice in Arizona, how the online school option works, and why it can be a great fit for many types of students