Iowa Connections Academy News

  • January 21, 2020 – IACA graduate Cassandra VanZuiden makes the Dean's List at Northern Illinois University, reports the River Cities' Reader
  • January 13, 2020 – Iowa Connections Academy Opens Enrollment for 2020-2021 School Year

  • December 22, 2019 – IACA teacher Trisha Dobel and freshman Allie Schuetze discuss the high-quality education IACA provides to The Daily Nonpareil

  • June 30, 2019 – IACA students Nikyah Christie, Zachary Gerken and Faith Mathews graduate with the Class of 2019, reports The Courier

  • May 29, 2019 – IACA celebrates the Class of 2019! Learn about local graduates in the Globe Gazette

  • March 13, 2019 – IACA student Lizzie Leanos first enrolled in online school in kindergarten! Now a 4th grader, Lizzie is thriving with this education option. Learn more in the Storm Lake Times

  • March 8, 2019 – Connections Academy is a great education option for a variety of families! Hear from IACA principal James Brauer and the Cottrell family in this Albert Lea Tribune feature

  • November 20, 2018 – In this Globe Gazette letter, IACA student Grace Clark reflects on her time at the online school and how the education option helped her thrive

  • November 20, 2018 – IACA student and aspiring professional dancer Mia Nolte shares why she's thankful for virtual school in this Iowa City Press-Citizen letter

  • October 30, 2018 — IACA student Mia Nolte shares her online school experience. Learn more in the West Side Story

  • October 4, 2018 — "It’s the best thing since sliced bread. She has blossomed into a great person." Hear how IACA student Kendyl Schmidt is thriving in online school! Kendyl, her dad Brent, and Principal James Brauer discuss this education option in the Quad City Time

  • October 3, 2018 — IACA student Gretchen Larson is able to balance academics with chronic medical conditions, thanks to the flexibility of online school! Learn more about this ANTSO Miss Iowa pageant winner in the Des Moines Register

  • April 27, 2018 — IACA student Ariana Cooper is thriving in the virtual school! Ariana and her mom Trena discuss how IACA helps the family balance schoolwork with Ariana's health condition and medical appointments in the Ames Tribune

  • January 29, 2018 — IACA student Maura Moody uses the flexibility of online school to pursue her dream—becoming a professional ballerina! Hear from Maura and mom Alyssa on WHO-TV

  • December 6, 2017 — IACA students Nora Brewer, Adeline Kenlin and others balance competitive gynmastics training with education thanks to the flexibility of online school. Learn more on KCRG

  • October 13, 2017 —IACA student Meghan Mrla participates in Kid Scoop Ode storytelling event. Learn more in the Sioux City Journal

  • June 1, 2017 — IACA graduate Nina Bernat is heading to NYC this fall to attend the prestigious Juilliard school for upright bass! Learn more in The Gazette or The Des Moines Register

  • May 28, 2017 — IACA celebrates graduates during in-person ceremony in West Des Moines. Learn more in The Daily Nonpareil

  • February 23, 2017 — IACA Principal James Brauer discusses the school's growth and how it is able to individualize education for busy students in the Atlantic News Telegraph

  • February 1, 2017 — IACA Learning Coach Susan Scrivner and family attend National School Choice Week rally, reports the Osceola Sentinel-Tribune

  • January 18, 2017 — IACA now enrolling for 2017-18 school year, holding information sessions for interested families, reports the Globe Gazette

  • January 10, 2017 — IACA Principal James Brauer discusses the online school and upcoming information sessions for families to learn more about online school. Learn more about the upcoming events in the Daily Nonpareil

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