TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School News



  • August 24, 2019 – TECCA recent graduate and competitive swimmer River Wright reflects on his time at the online school, looks ahead to the University of Michigan and dreams of swimming in the 2020 Olympics! Learn more in The Sun Chronicle

  • July 29, 2019 – TECCA student Jordan Herzog places in the duos competition at the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Finals! Learn more in the MetroWest Daily News

  • June 2019 – TECCA graduates more than 200 students with the Class of 2019! Learn about local graduates in the Andover Townsman, Chelmsford Independent, Wicked Local Rockland, The Independent, Billerica Minuteman, Daily News, Bedford Wicked Local, Danvers Herald, Wicked Local Hingham


  • May 30, 2019 – TECCA student Joshua Liu is able to pursue multiple passions with the flexibility of online school! He recently won a statewide essay contest, reports Wicked Local Wayland

  • May 17, 2019 – TECCA students enjoy a STEM education event by the Boston Red Sox! Learn more on South Coast Today

  • May 10, 2019 –TECCA student Jordan Herzog prepares to compete in the Fortnite World Cup Finals! Learn more on WCVB

  • March 5, 2019 – TECCA students graduates during the school's winter commencement! Learn about local graduates on Wicked Local Sharon, Wicked Local Plymoth

  • February 2019 — Several TECCA students graduate during the school's winter commencement ceremony. Learn more in the Old Colony Memorial and the Herald News

  • June 17, 2018 — TECCA students from MetroWest among Class of 2018 graduates. Learn more in the Daily News

  • May 29, 2018 — TECCA students Michaela Heath, Emily Arman enjoy the school's prom. Learn more in the Wicked Local

  • April 19, 2018 — TECCA student among SouthCoast Corsairs Robotics team, recently qualified for First World Championship. Learn more in the FUN 107

  • April 18, 2018 — Nine area students named to TECCA Honor Roll list. To learn more in the Wicked Local Plymouth

  • March 29, 2018 — TECCA students Kaylen Mawdsley and Shai Anna Leao named to honor roll. Learn more in the Millbury Sutton

  • March 15, 2018 — TECCA students Nicole Sullivan and Ashwin Iyengar named to Honor Roll. Learn more in the Andover Townsman

  • March 7, 2018 — DaSean Carter of Greenfield named to the honor roll at TECCA. Learn more in The Recorder

  • March 7, 2018 — Thirteen students from Worcester named to the honor roll at TECCA. Learn more in the Telegram

  • January 22, 2018 — TECCA student Jade Hom and her partner, MCA student Franz-Peter Jerosch, won gold in novice pairs at U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Learn more in the Worcester Telegram

  • December 28, 2017 — TECCA student Elijah Nieves uses the flexibility of online school to pursue ice hockey. Learn more about Elijah in the Wicked Local Hopedale

  • December 14, 2017 — TECCA student Jennifer Riester was selected by the US Tennis Association New England as 2017 Girls 14-and-Under Junior Sportsmanship Award winner. Learn more about this student athlete in the Item Live

  • July 21, 2017 — TECCA graduate Meghan Bernard used the flexibility of online school to concentrate on tennis training and earn a spot on a college team. Learn more in the Daily Hampshire Gazette and MassLive

  • June 20, 2017 — Student Savannah Gigandet graduates from TECCA. Learn more in the Georgetown Wicked Local

  • June 19, 2017 — Student Madison Donlan graduates from TECCA. Learn more in the Watertown Wicked Local

  • June 15, 2017 — TECCA student Hailey Petruzzelli was recently recognized as a state distinguished finalist for the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Learn more about Hailey and her accomplishment in The Grafton News

  • April 30, 2017 — TECCA students Amanda and Katie Wylie use the flexibility of online school to complete classes while on the road, performing in the national tour of “Annie the Musical”! Learn more about the Wylie sisters in the Wicked Local

  • March 27, 2017 — TECCA student Lena DuPont earns invitation to compete in 2017 National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships for Air Pistol. Learn more about Lena in the Berkshire Eagle

  • February 22, 2017 — TECCA student Kat Washburn leads a fundraising drive to deliver supplies to women in need at Boston and Worcester-area women's nonprofits. Learn more about this initiative in the Wicked Local

  • February 15, 2017 — TECCA student Charlie Clinton is awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Ellison Ballet school in Manhattan. Learn more about Charlie in the Patriot Ledger

  • February 7, 2017 — TECCA student Hailey Petruzzelli is selected as top youth volunteer in the state for her work making 'angel outfits'. Learn more about Hailey in the PR Newswire

  • February 1, 2017 — TECCA student Carly Gendell participates in a music video for Broadway Kids Against Bullying - “I Have a Voice." Learn more about Carly in the Daily News

  • January 12, 2017 — TECCA English teacher Jessica Hunter discusses the many benefits of teaching at an online school in this Sentinel & Enterprise letter to the editor

  • November 23, 2016 — TECCA student Kathryn Washburn reflects on her time with virtual school and why she is thankful for this education option in The Milford Daily News letter to the editor

  • September 22, 2016 — TECCA Learning Coaches Paula & Drew Niziak discuss the importance of school choice in this Dover Wicked Local letter to the editor

  • August 20, 2016 — TECCA announces Therese Green as new special education director, reports The Milford Daily News

  • July 19, 2016 — TECCA student Carly Gendell discusses her experience performing in “School of Rock — The Musical” in this Newbury Port News feature story

  • July 2, 2016 — In this Wicked Local op-ed piece, Senator Jason Lewis shares his recent experience speaking to TECCA's Class of 2016

  • June 24, 2016 — TECCA graduates the Class of 2016 during an in-person commencement ceremony. Learn more on Metrowest Daily News

  • May 25, 2016 — TECCA students Alexa Niziak, Carly Gendell, and Marcus D’Angelo balance major Broadway performances with schoolwork, thanks to the flexibility of online school! Learn more about each student and how they are succeeding in school and on stage in this Boston Globe feature

  • March 21, 2016 — TECCA student Lena DuPont is addressing water pollution through her "Take Action" class project! Learn more about the project and Lena's meetings with local officials in The Berkshire Eagle