Nevada Connections Academy News

  • August 13, 2019 – NCA students James and Anthony Syzdek head back to school...without buses or early morning starts! Mom Miranda and teacher Katelynn Schneringer discuss the online school option on KTNV

  • June 3, 2019 – View photos of NCA's Reno-area commencement ceremony on FOX Reno

  • May 22, 2019 – NCA student Matthew Gross uses the flexibility of online school to pursue his blossoming ice hockey career! Learn more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal

  • January 22, 2019 – NCA teacher Victoria Neer and Learning Coach Rebecca Gorton discuss the importance of school choice and online education options on KOLO-TV

  • August 22, 2018 — NCA student Hannah Starks found the supportive learning environment she needed to succeed with online school! The family discusses Hannah's previous experience with bullying and their switch to NCA. Learn more on KOLO

  • August 10, 2018 — NCA Learning Coach Lena Riella and teacher Alison Thomas discuss the online school, how students are able to balance academics with extracurricular activities. Learn more on KTVN

  • July 14, 2018 — NCA graduate Syeda Jamshed is selected for an eight-week Student Leaders program! Learn more about the paid internship and leadership program. Learn more in the Las Vegas Sun

  • May 11, 2018 — NCA student Josh Dobbins wins three buckles at Pahrump’s February rodeo. Learn more in the Valley Times

  • February 12, 2018 — NCA student Naseem Eskander II Benjelloun wins Congressional App Challenge in Nevada 3rd Congressional District for his F.R.I.D.A.Y 'Alexa-theme' app. Learn more in the Congressional App Challenge

  • November 8, 2017 —NCA receives two year approval to serve families! Hear more from the NCA board and families on KOLO-TV

  • October 23, 2017 — NCA Assistant Principal Victoria Neer discusses the school's 'career day' field trip on KTVN

  • August 20, 2017 — NCA students enjoy field trips during the Great American Eclipse. Learn more in the Review-Journal

  • August 14, 2017 — NCA is a great fit for student Sophia Riella! Hear from Principal Steve Werlein and mom Lena about the online school option on KOLO

  • June 24, 2017 — NCA Valedictorian and nationally ranked swimmer Carter Grimes discusses how the online school flexibility helped him compete and earn full-ride scholarship to college! Learn more about Carter in the Las Vegas Review Journal

  • March 5, 2017 — NCA student Ashley Printzen discusses traveling in order to play girls ice hockey in the Daily Millbury

  • February 17, 2017 —NCA teacher Alison Thomas writes to the governor about the future of the online school, discussing the ways in which NCA helps students succeed and what closure could mean for families and the state. Learn more from Alison in The Nevada Independent

  • February 15, 2017 — NCA student Chesney Minor looks to raise funds to compete in the Junior World Bowling Championships. Learn more about Chesney in the Carson Valley Times

  • February 2, 2017 — NCA families need this school option—"I don't know what we would do because this school is amazing and it has served our family so well," says Rebecca Gorton, mom of three NCA students. Learn more about the Gorton family on KRNV

  • December 16, 2016 — NCA parents show overwhelming support at Friday's Charter Authority meeting. Hear from student Nathan Held and learning coach Danielle Belinski about the many needed benefits of attending school online on KTVN and in the Las Vegas Review-Journal

  • December 13, 2016 — NCA is helping students who are credit deficient succeed—students like junior Alexis Egbert who fell behind in a traditional public school. Hear from Alexis, High School Assistant Principal Victoria Neer and School Counsel Laura Granier on KTVN

  • October 27, 2016 — NCA student Robert Young found the supportive environment he needed to thrive with online school. Learn more from the family and Principal Steve Werlein about bullying experiences in the Review Journal

  • October 26, 2016 — Information and resources regarding Nevada Connections Academy's legal action against its authorizer

  • October 14, 2016 — Nevada Connections Academy and Its Families Take Legal Action Against the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority

  • August 29, 2016 — NCA student and prodigy Autumn de Forest uses the flexibility of online school to pursue an international art career. Learn more about Autumn on KSNV

  • August 25, 2016 — NCA Learning Coach Rebecca Gorton discusses how online school gives their family more time together in this KOLO-TV segment

  • July 21, 2016 — In this Elko Daily article, NCA teacher Reva Rindy explains the online school model and how students interact with certified teachers

  • July 6, 2016 — In this KSNV in-studio segment, NCA teacher Pamela Newburn offers tips for families interested in keeping their students engaged and learning over the summer break

  • June 4, 2016 — NCA Class of 2016 student speaker Hannah Iverson delivers her commencement speech during the school's in-person graduation ceremony in Reno

  • January 26, 2016 — NCA Principal Steve Werlein comments on the importance of school choice options throughout the state on KLAS

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