California Connections Academy News

  • January 22, 2018— Get to Know Team USA's Youngest Olympic Figure Skater, Vincent Zhou in PopSugar

  • January 7, 2018 — Former California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Vincent Zhou is headed to 2018 Olympics, part of U.S. men's singles figure skating team! Learn more about Vincent in the Mountain View Voice

  • January 5, 2018 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Israel Ruiz is thriving in the online school! The family discusses how Israel can now balance medical appointments for his heart defect, passion for automotives, and more. Learn more in the Hi-Desert Star

  • November 4, 2017 — California Connections Academy teacher Jenny Weller discusses working at an online school and the benefits of connecting with students online. Learn more in The Learning Counsel

  • December 29, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon student Alysa Liu is pursuing her dream to skate in the next Olympics! Learn more about the competitive figure skater and her journey in the East Bay Times

  • December 18, 2017 — California Connections Academy teacher Jenny Weller and sixth-grader Joey Vincent demonstrate fun learning activities families can do over winter break. Learn more on CW6 San Diego

  • November 25, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Courtney Phillip uses the flexibility of online school to pursue her Olympic figure skating dreams. Learn more about this figure skater in the Claremont Courier

  • November 14, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano alum Joshua Recalde-Martinez selected as state party officer in the California GOP. Learn more in the Orange County Register

  • November 9, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Keenan Mayo signs with University of Illinois men's tennis team. Learn more in the Fighting Illini

  • October 26, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon site administrator Amy Hunt, and students Alexandria Yao and Delaney Eadneschi discuss how the online school meets a variety of learning needs. Learn more in the Calaveras Enterprise

  • October 16, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano gives home learning tips. Learn more in the OC Register

  • October 5, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Alexandria Grable uses the flexibility of online school to balance a budding acting career and manage an online boutique in The Signal

  • September 13, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Charles Gullo named 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalist. Learn more in the Mercury News

  • September 7, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ North Bay students log on for new school year. Learn more about the virtual school in the Record Bee

  • August 30, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano graduate Selina Russell used the flexibility of online school to work part-time, discover her passions for yoga and nutrition. Learn more in The OC Register

  • August 6, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano graduate Jessica Wilson earns a scholarship to study biology at Macalester College. Learn more in the Victorville Daily Press

  • August 3, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano graduate Chandler Kyle discusses her online school journey and how she used its flexibility to pursue her many passions in the Mountain News

  • July 29, 2017 —California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Carson Freeman uses the flexibility of online school to balance education and her international tennis competition schedule. Learn more in the Parenting OC

  • July 23, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon graduate and figure skater Priscilla Chau credits the online school for giving her a flexible, quality education to succeed on and off the ice. Learn more in the East Bay Times

  • July 8, 2017 — Student Lindsay Knox graduated from California Connections Academy @ North Bay. Learn more in the Napa Valley Register

  • June 27, 2017 — California Connections Academy Graduates More than 570 Seniors. Learn more in PR Newswire

  • June 15, 2017 — From elementary to high school, Connections Academy graduates among a new generation to complete academic journey exclusively online. Learn more in PR Web

  • May 23, 2017 — California Connections Academy student Karen Chen discusses her journey to world-class figure skating competitions in The East Bay Times

  • May 22, 2017 — California Connections Academy student Alexandria Yao uses the flexibility of online school to compete internationally in figure skating. Learn more about Alexandria in The East Bay Times

  • April 24, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Anna Cecilia Meyer earns a ballet scholarship to Princess Grace Academy. Learn more in the OC Register

  • March 30, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon student Apoorva Panidapu wins grand prize in art contest for NASA Langley Research Center. Learn more in the Mercury News

  • March 21, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student and 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Champion Karen Chen was profiled on Heavy.com

  • March 17, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano teacher Stephanie Steenstra is featured in the Vocations column of the New York Times

  • March 9, 2017 — California Connections Academy opens enrollment for the 2017-18 school year. Read releases for the Capistrano and Ripon schools in Our Weekly Los Angeles and Manteca Bulletin

  • March 1, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Central student Maggie Heathcote selected for Intermediate Honor Orchestra, reports The Reedley Exponent

  • February 22, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Anna Meyer is following her dreams, balancing her education while on a full-ride scholarship to the Princess Grace Ballet Academy in Monaco. Learn more about Anna in the OC Family

  • February 9, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Leonardo Sepulveda uses online school to balance education and a busy soccer career with the Under 16 L.A. Galaxy Academy team. Learn more about Leonardo in My Valley News

  • February 2, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon students gather for a service project at the Sacramento Food Bank. Hear from counselor Amber Manko and Site Administrator Amy Hunt in the Carmichael Times

  • January 6, 2017 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano graduate and dancer Noah Miller sits down with the Orange County Register to share his passion for dancing

  • December 27, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Rebekah Hundric is named one of Orange County's 2016 Most Influential game changers for her work fostering animals. Learn more about Rebekah in the Orange County Register

  • December 21, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon teacher Susan Bunnell Christensen and student Lierin Hans demonstrate fun holiday learning activities for families to try over winter break on Fox 40

  • October 31, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon families enjoy a seasonal field trip to Dell’Osso Family Farms, reports the Manteca Bulletin

  • October 26, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano helps busy student Sasha Tolstoff succeed on and off the tennis court. Learn more about Sasha in My Valley News

  • October 20, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Joshua Edwards sits down with The Beach Reporter to discuss how online school helped him achieve a 4.1 GPA

  • September 27, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano student Susannah Carranza uses the flexibility of online school to manage her cystic fibrosis. Learn more about Susannah's experience in the Pasadena Star-News

  • September 20, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano graduate Joshua Recalde talks with Coast Report Online about his latest political position at Orange Coast College

  • September 8, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon site administrator Amy Hunt comments on the start of the new school year in the Manteca Bulletin

  • September 7, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Capistrano graduate Ethan Zubak signs with professional soccer team LA Galaxy II. 

  • August 2016 — In this LA Parent schools profile, California Connections Academy @ Capistrano recent graduate Sonari Chidi discusses the many benefits of attending an online school

  • August 1, 2016 — California Connections Academy @ Ripon discusses the school's growth and success to the school board, reports Manteca Bulletin