Michigan Connections Academy News

  • July 2, 2018 — MICA graduate Catherine Weber earns Berrien Community Foundation scholarship. Learn more in the Herald Palladium

  • June 22, 2018 — MICA graduate Alex Cannon and student Wyatt Lucas share how online school helped each student balance education around extracurricular passions. Learn more in the Hometown Life

  • April 10, 2018 — MICA student Wyatt Lucas is raising funds to help build an owl house at the local Stage Nature Center. Learn more in the C & G News

  • April 1, 2018 — MICA teacher Larry Dumond discusses the importance of teacher collaboration for student success in this Lansing State Journal op-ed

  • March 20, 2018 — MICA and GLCA enrollment is now open for 2018-19 school year. Learn more in the Educational Technology

  • March 8, 2018 — MICA and GLCA now enrolling students for the upcoming 2018-19 academic year. Learn more in the Michigan Chronicle

  • February 12, 2018 — MICA Principal Bryan Klochack discusses families who may enroll in the online school after a bullying situation on WXMII

  • December 20, 2017 — MICA Principal Bryan Klochack discusses the online school model, types of students that attend, and the differences between other education options on WGVU

  • December 20, 2017 — MICA student Drew DeRidder discusses playing ice hockey with the U.S. National Team Development Program and signing with Michigan State. Learn more in the MSU Spartans

  • November 28, 2017 — MICA student Grace Olesky describes her recent performance at the Detroit Christmas Tree Lighting in the Macomb Daily

  • October 6, 2017 — MICA is the perfect learning opportunity for the Hodsdon family! Hear from Learning Coach Sarah and her children about the switch to online school and how each can now pursue their unique passions on WJRT

  • August 23, 2017 — Michigan Connections Academy parent satisfaction scores at record high. Survey reveals why K-12 students attend full time online school PR Newswire

  • July 24, 2017 — MICA graduate Tish Marsh and student Elliot Verburg, a competitive ice dancing pair, discuss their rigorous training schedule and how online school helps them balance practice and education. Learn more in the HomeTownLife

  • July 13, 2017 — MICA student Joesph Garza makes his own fidget spinners from scratch! Learn how the spinners help him concentrate and how online school helps him pursue his hobby in The Press & Guide

  • June 21, 2017 — MICA student Layla Swope uses the flexibility of online school to run a traveling art studio business with her mom. Learn more in the Oakland Press

  • April 17, 2017 — MICA students enjoy bowling field trips throughout the state! Hear more about the trip from teacher Amy Dunlap and parents on WFQX

  • April 12, 2017 — MICA Principal Bryan Klochack and GLCA Principal Heather Ballien comment on a recent virtual schools market report. Learn more in WZZM

  • March 10, 2017 — MICA was mentioned as a top virtual school in the state by the Mackinac Center's Public High School Context and Performance Report Card. Learn more in the Mackinac blog

  • March 2, 2017 — MICA principal Bryan Klochack comments on Governor Rick Synder's proposed funding cuts to cyber charter schools. Learn more in the M Live and on WXMI

  • November 15, 2016 — MICA families enjoy a field trip to the Michigan Historical Museum and capitol. Hear from teacher Amy Dunlap and the Minton family about their experience on WILX 10 and WSYM

  • November 11, 2016 — The Dudley family is thriving with MICA! Students Alayah, Ah’Nyah, and Layla, their parents, and Principal Bryan Klochack sit down with WOOD-TV to discuss online school and how it prepares them for the future

  • July 14, 2016 — MICA Learning Coach Aley Minton shares her family's virtual school success story during a trip to visit lawmakers in Washington DC, reports Watchdog.org

  • June 3, 2016 — MICA is a great education option for the Williams family! Learning Coach Tessa Williams describes how the online school works well for both her autistic and gifted students in this Cadillac News article

  • April 22, 2016 — In honor of Earth Day, MICA student Brady Blaquiere is teaching others about the importance of picking up litter and recycling. Learn more about the family on WXMI

  • February 21, 2016 — MICA and Total Package Hockey student-athletes Drew DeRidder, Will MacKinnon, and Christian Krygier -- members of Team USA -- win gold at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games! Learn more on MI Hockey

  • February 18, 2016 — Student Maya Joint was interested in exploring competitive tennis when her family discovered MICA and Stafford Tennis Academy! Maya and her mother discuss the benefits of online school flexibility in this Grosse Point News profile

  • January 13, 2016 — MICA students enjoy an afternoon at the bowling alley! Teacher Amy Dunlap discusses the importance of in-person trips for students during this WWMT segment