Oklahoma Connections Academy News

  • November 7, 2018 — OKCA student Mac Wells art work on display at Washita Battlefield National Historic Site. Learn more in the Cheyenne Star

  • September 1, 2018 — OKCA student Nikhit Panjnani is crowned the new Junior Miss Asia Oklahoma! Learn more about her experience with online school, her education platform, how she balances school with a busy extracurricular calendar in the MetroFamily magazine (pg 50)

  • August 19, 2018 — OKCA students log on for the new school year. Learn more in the Examiner-Enterprise

  • August 15, 2018 — OKCA students head back-to-school online! Hear comments from School Leader Tammy Shepherd and parent Monica Panjnani in the Vance Airscoop

  • July 15, 2018 — OKCA student Sara Moore uses the flexibility of online school to pursue a budding acting career! Learn more in the Norman Transcript

  • May 22, 2018 — OKCA senior Bobby Howard graduates as school's 2018 Valedictorian. Learn more in the Tulsa World

  • February 7, 2018 — OKCA families enjoy a field trip to Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center! Hear from teacher Jan Martin, Learning Coaches Paulette Roberts and Mercedes Lyon talk about their experiences with the online school. Learn more in the Vance Airscoop

  • January 10, 2018 — "Families select virtual school for cause"—Featuring interview with OKCA student Nikhita Panjnani and graduate Sonia Panjnani in the Tulsa Today

  • December 20, 2017 — OKCA teacher Lori Eads and student Valerie Lakey demonstrate easy activities to keep learning alive over winter break on KTUL

  • December 20, 2017 — OKCA teacher Laura Brown and student Nikhita Pan Jnani discuss online school and demonstrate activities to help prevent learning loss over winter break on KOKH

  • October 1, 2017 — OKCA graduate Anthony Barrington is settling into life at Juilliard! The accomplished trumpet player discusses his journey to the music school and how online learning helped him achieve his goals. Learn more in the Metro Family (Pages 42-43)

  • September 19, 2017 — OKCA families meet face-to-face during a back-to-school picnic! Hear from teacher Melissa Patrick and students on KTUL Online

  • August 22, 2017 — OKCA students begin the school year. Learn more in the Skiatook Journal

  • June 24, 2017 — OKCA gradaute Morgan Coppoc signs to play girls tennis for University of Georgia. Learn more in NewsOK

  • June 8, 2017 — OKCA student Natasha Carpenter graduates from online school. Learn more about Natasha in the Countywide & Sun

  • June 1, 2017 — OKCA graduate Anthony Barrington is following his dreams by heading to Juilliard this fall on a scholarship to continue his study of the trumpet! Learn more on the Oklahoman

  • May 23, 2017 — Oklahoma Connections Academy celebrates the Class of 2017. Learn more in the PR Web

  • August 30, 2016 — OKCA senior Alanna Manners and Principal Tammy Shepherd discuss the online school, reasons why families may choose to enroll, and how it is helping students like Alanna become more independent. Learn more in the Stillwater News Press

  • August 19, 2016 — OKCA student Belle Wood and mother Toni reflect on their experience in virtual school, how the online setting works best for their family, and Belle's plans for the future in this Tulsa World feature

  • June 20, 2016 — OKCA recent graduate MyKayla Clegg receives a full-ride rodeo scholarship to attend North Central Texas College, reports the Coweta American

  • June 15, 2016 — OKCA celebrates the Class of 2016 at an in-person commencement ceremony. Learn more in the Examiner-Enterprise

  • March 29, 2016 — OKCA student Jay Nabar and his Thunderstorm Robotics Team 1750 win the Excellence Award at the Oklahoma State VEX Championship. Learn more about the competition in the Stillwater News Press

  • March 26, 2016 — OKCA student Seth Black earns his Eagle Scout rank for work at a local Owasso church! Learn more about his service project and other accomplishments as a Boy Scout on Tulsa World

  • March 6, 2016 — OKCA opens enrollment for 2016-17 school year, reports the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

  • January 23, 2016 — In this Tulsa World letter to the editor, OKCA Learning Coach Aubrey Lakey expresses her thanks for the online school and how it has helped her children enjoy education again