Wisconsin Connections Academy News

  • November 1, 2017 — WCA teacher Carrie Paine discusses online etiquette in this op-ed, "Rules of the Digital Playground". Learn more in the Teaching Today

  • October 13, 2017 — WCA student and accomplished singer/songwriter Francesca Sakschek is profiled on the Post Crescent

  • May 28, 2017 — WCA student Andrew Turner was recently awarded with a $10,000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2017 Initiative Scholarship. Learn more about Andrew in the New Richmond News

  • May 12, 2017 — WCA student Evelyn Alumbreros performs in the theater production of “Aladdin Jr.” Learn more in the Kenosha News

  • March 28, 2017 — WCA Principal Michelle Mueller reflects on her time at the online virtual school in this Wauwatosa Patch letter to the editor, "A look back: 15 years of virtual education in Wisconsin"

  • March 23, 2017 — WCA Learning Coach Cathy Smith discusses her decision to enroll her children in online school and their success in the program. Learn more in this Whitefish Bay Patch letter to the editor

  • March 21, 2017 — WCA was mentioned the Wisconsin Mommy blog post about at-home learning—"Creating a Home Study Space"

  • March 14, 2017— Wisconsin Connections Academy Recognized by State Department of Public Instruction

  • February 15, 2017 — WCA Opens Enrollment for 2017-18 School Year, reports the Greendale Patch

  • January 19, 2017 — WCA student Evelyn Alumbreros stars in the upcoming production of "The Secret Garden." Learn more about Evelyn in the Kenosha News

  • January 12, 2017 — WCA Principal Michelle Mueller discusses the online school in advance of open enrollment in this Wauwatosa Patch op-ed piece

  • December 22, 2016 — WCA Principal Michelle Mueller reflects on 2016 and the gift of personalized learning in the Port Washington Patch

  • October 15, 2015 — WCA student Evan Pearson and mother Marissa sits down with CBS 58 to discuss switching to online school and his previous experience with bullying

  • October 5, 2016 — WCA student Brooke Thoen uses the flexibility of online school to pursue a music career! Learn more about Brooke and her passion for music in the Pierce County Herald

  • September 7, 2016 — WCA showcases a different side of education this back to school season! Hear more from WCA's Principal Michelle Mueller in the Brookfield Patch

  • June 16, 2016 — WCA recent graduate Cody Splittgerber was able to excel academically and work part-time with the flexibility of online school! Cody and Learning Coach Ailene discuss their experience with WCA in this River Falls Journal article

  • June 7, 2016 — WCA student Faith Emerson is running her own farm at only 12 years old! Hear from Faith and her mother about the journey to become a farmer, and Faith's inspiration behind her passion, in this WQOW segment

  • June 2, 2016 — WCA Class of 2016 student speaker and Academic Excellence Scholarship recipient Noah Langenfeld delivers his commencement speech during the school's in-person graduation ceremony

  • May 31, 2016 — WCA Principal Michelle Mueller congratulates the Class of 2016 in this Lake Country NOW letter to the editor

  • May 27, 2016 — WCA Class of 2016 Academic Excellence Scholarship recipient Noah Langenfeld's op-ed on Brookfield NOW: "WCA Taught Me More than Academics"

  • May 10, 2016 — WCA student Noah Langenfeld earns his private pilot license, reports the Waushara Argus

  • April 26, 2016 — In this Cap Times letter to the editor, WCA Principal Michelle Mueller discusses how students make online school special and encourages families to learn more

  • March 28, 2016 — WCA is a great fit for families and teachers alike! Teacher Tracy Ostwald Kowald and the Gordon family discuss the virtual school experience, benefits of this education option, and some common misconceptions about learning online during this WTMJ in-studio segment

  • March 24, 2016 — In this Bayview NOW op-ed piece, WCA Principal Michelle Mueller offers tips for families considering a switch to virtual school during the open enrollment period

  • March 22, 2016 — WCA is a great fit for student Sara Govin! Learning Coach Jan Govin and Dean of Students Jeff LeMahieu discuss the many benefits of online school and why families may enroll in this education option during this WEAU segment

  • March 21, 2016 — WCA student Britney Ashton is honored with an Initiative Scholar award, reports the Post Crescent

  • February 26, 2016 — WCA is the 'best of both worlds' for the Howard family! Hear from parents Leah, Blaine and student Cole about the benefits of this education option and how to make the most of online school during a WQOW segment

  • February 1, 2016 — WCA Opens Enrollment Period for the 2016-17 School Year

  • January 21, 2016 — WCA Dean of Students Jeff LeMahieu discusses the flexibility of online school as an option for many interested families on WMTV

  • June 22, 2015 — Brooke Friedman graduates from WCA, reports the Journal Times

  • June 10, 2015 — Record number of high school students graduate from WCA! Learn more on Wis Business

  • January 17, 2015 — WCA student Evelyn Alumbreros balances acting auditions and schoolwork with the flexibility of online school! Learn more about this talented student in the Journal Times