Georgia Connections Academy News

  • November 8, 2017 — GACA student Rachael Dixon expresses her thanks for online school in The Telegrpah's letter to the editor

  • October 6, 2017 — GACA teacher Wendy Aracich is the first virtual teacher to graduate from Georgia Charter Schools Association’s GaTAPP alternative certification program! Learn more about the program and Wendy's experience in the GA Charters

  • August 30, 2017 — GACA student Rachael Dixon is thriving in the online classroom! The family discusses benefits of online school for Rachael's learning style on The Telegraph

  • August 25, 2017 — GACA student Jordan Larsen participated in School of Nashville Ballet summer intensive. Learn more in the Marietta Daily Journal

  • August 20, 2017 — GACA student Destiny McCray found the supportive learning environment she needed to thrive with online school! The family and Executive Director Heather Robinson discuss this education option in the Marietta Daily Journal

  • August 19, 2017 — GACA Executive Director Heather Robinson discusses the online school and their new 3D printer program grant on WSB-TV

  • August 16, 2017 — Student Savannah Moss found GACA the perfect education option for her during her illness! The family discusses their switch to online school and their decision to continue with GACA until graduation. Learn more in the North Fulton Herald

  • August 3, 2017 — GACA Learning Coach Monika Brown discusses her decision to enroll her son Christian in online school. Learn more from the Brown family in the WFXG Online

  • July 28, 2017 — GACA graduate Miguel Wilson used the flexibility of online school to compete in equestrian shows nationwide. Learn more in the Atlanta Voice on page 6

  • July 28, 2017 — GACA student Mason Glass and his older sister Lexi, now an alumna, discuss the online school experience and benefits of this option. Learn more on WALB

  • July 28, 2017 — GACA continues to enroll students for 2017-18 school year. Learn more in the Marietta Journal

  • July 12, 2017 — GACA students outperform state virtual charters. Learn more about how the students scored above state average on the SAT college admission exam in the Across Georgia Patch

  • June 21, 2017 — GACA student Isaiah Farrow is part of the winning team at the Fulton Fresh Kids’ Cooking Competition. Learn more in the Growing Georgia

  • June 1, 2017 — GACA student Avery Ward takes 1st place in Eurotard Dancewear’s Young Performing Artist Continuing Education competition. Learn more in the Dekalb Chronicle

  • May 8, 2017 — GACA students rank in the top 20% of all Georgia high school in average combined SAT scores. Learn more in the Atlanta Journal Constitution

  • January 4, 2017 — GACA Principal Heather Robinson offers tips for families switching schools mid-year. Learn more in the Marietta Patch

  • November 17, 2016 — GACA Learning Coach Marteeta Spradling discusses why she's thankful for the online school in this Covington News letter to the editor

  • November 2, 2016 — GACA families enjoy a field trip to Uncle Shucks Corn Maze, reports Dawson News

  • November 1, 2016 — GACA graduate Jacob Satterfield becomes published illustrator at 18, reports Cartersville Patch

  • September 20, 2016 — Georgia state representatives visit GACA, reports the East Atlanta Patch

  • August 17, 2016 — Nearly 4,000 Students Choosing Georgia Connections Academy for High-Quality Online Education in the 2016-17 School Year

  • July 14, 2016 — GACA Executive Director Heather Robinson and teacher Nira Hall stop by WALB-TV to explain how online school works, socialization opportunities and how families can enroll

  • May 27, 2016 — GACA Class of 2016 student speaker and Salutatorian Sean VanMeter delivers his commencement speech during the school's in-person graduation ceremony

  • May 22, 2016 — In this Savannah Now letter to the editor, GACA Executive Director Heather Robinson congratulates the Class of 2016 and discusses the importance of online learning in today's society

  • March 16, 2016 — Georgia Connections Academy receives a Community Leadership Alliance Grant from the Georgia Parent Teacher Organization, reports the Buckhead Patch

  • March 2, 2016 — Georgia Connections Academy Opens Enrollment for the 2016-17 school year, reports the Savannah Herald

  • February 17, 2016 — GACA Executive Director Heather Robinson discusses the importance of Digital Learning Day in this Cumming Patch editorial letter

  • January 28, 2016 — GACA Learning Coach Melanie Creviston is thankful for school choice options, like online school, available in her state. Read Melanie's letter to the editor in the Macon Telegraph

  • January 11, 2016 — GACA offers tips for families interested in switching to an online school mid-year in the East Atlanta Patch

  • November 19, 2015 — GACA Learning Coach Amanda Headrick expresses her thanks for online school in this Gainesville Times letter to the editor

  • November 17, 2015 — GACA Learning Coach Sophia White writes a letter in The Citizen thanking her legislators for the online school option

  • November 16, 2015 — GACA Learning Coach Patricia Silverberg is thankful for online school, giving her the option to be more involved in her children's education! Learn more in the Loganville Local

  • November 10, 2015 — GACA responds to proposed funding cuts and the effect it would have on students in this Patch.com op-ed piece: "Proposed Funding Cuts Would Harm Students Statewide"

  • September 18, 2015 — GACA’s 2015 Graduating Class Outperforms State Virtual Charters on College Admission Tests

  • September 9, 2015 — GACA Assistant Principal Brazilia Page, teacher Taylor Kizziah and the Kiddoo family explain the many benefits of online school and why students and teachers alike are excited for the new school year on AIB Metro

  • September 9, 2015 — GACA Intervention Specialist Marla Bowie discusses the structure and many benefits of the online, and parents' satisfaction with GACA, during this WGXA in-studio interview

  • September 8, 2015 — MakerBot Thingiverse competition MATH winner WWebber selects GACA to receive a 3D printer! Learn more in EdTech magazine

  • September 1, 2015 — GACA receives high marks from students, reports the Tucker Patch