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Let’s Give it Up to the Students! Friendship Public Charter School 8th Grade Class of 2021 Ready For the Next Steps in Their Lives

Friendship Public Charter School Online ( FPCSO ), a full-time, online public charter school authorized by the Public Charter School Board, will celebrate its 2021 eighth-grade graduates during a virtual ceremony on Saturday, June 19 th at 11 a.m. The event pictures will be posted on their Facebook page . “While other schools may have struggled with online learning throughout the year, FPCSO never missed a day of instruction, which kept our students motivated, excited, and moving forward,” said FPCSO Head of School Tracy Sloane. “Their achievements deserve to be shouted from the top of the Washington Monument, and we’re so happy to have provided a range of solutions to help all our FPCSO families.” This year, FPCSO will promote 39 students who will enter ninth grade after completing the 2020-2021 school year. FPCSO is available tuition-free to students in grades K–8 who are residents of the District of Columbia. By combining personalized online instruction, hands-on curriculum and the

Insight Schools of California Class of 2021 Ready for the Next Big Part of Their Lives

This year was a year like no other in American education. But thanks to schools like Insight Schools of California, ( ISCA ), an online public school serving 9-12 grade students throughout the state since 2008, students will soon move forward to begin the rest of their lives. ISCA will celebrate its graduates virtually with a commencement ceremony on June 14 th and 15 th and the times listed below. “Our students struggled, our students fought to get ahead, and our students succeeded like no others,” said ISCA Head of School Kimberly Odom. “This was certainly a challenging year, but our students and families got the education they needed to move on and be successful.” This year, ISCA will graduate approximately 480 students between their three online campuses. Collectively, the graduating class reports it has been accepted to community colleges across the state and many will begin military service. Prior to the pandemic, students enrolled in virtual school for a number of reasons—some

Insight School of Washington Class of 2021 Ready for the Next Big Part of Their Lives

This year was a year like no other in American education. But thanks to schools like Insight School of Washington, ( ISWA ), an online public school serving students throughout the state since 2006, high school graduates will soon move forward to begin the rest of their lives. ISWA will celebrate its graduates virtually with a commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 12 th beginning at 1 pm. A link to a livestream of the ceremony will be available at ISWA’s Facebook page . “We’re excited to see our students graduate and move on to all the amazing next steps in their careers and academic futures,” said ISWA Head of School Cecily Kiester. “This was certainly a challenging year, but our students worked hard and deserve to be celebrated for their accomplishments. We’re so proud of them!” This year, ISWA will graduate approximately 400 students from all over the state. Collectively, the graduating class reports it has been accepted to colleges and universities across Washington and beyond,

Let’s Give It up to the Students! Oregon Virtual Academy Class of 2021 Ready to Take Over the World

After a school year like no other, Oregon Virtual Academy ( ORVA ), an online public school serving K-12 students throughout the state since 2008, will celebrate its graduates with one virtual commencement ceremony on June 12 th at 11:30 am. “While other schools may have struggled with online learning throughout the year, ORVA never missed a day of instruction, which kept our students motivated, excited, and moving forward,” said ORVA Head of School Melissa Hausmann. “Their achievements deserve to be shouted from the top of Mt. Hood, and we’re so happy to have provided a range of solutions to help all our ORVA families.” This year, ORVA will graduate nearly 200 students. Approximately 51 students will graduate with a cumulative GPA above 3.5 and many full-ride college scholarships have reportedly been awarded to the Class of 2021 including a George Fox University Merit Scholarship, Oregon Promise Grant, Portland State Merit Scholarship, VFW Auxiliary Patriotic Art Scholarship, and a

Insight School of Minnesota Celebrates Commencement with Online Ceremony

Insight School of Minnesota (ISMN) will celebrate the Class of 2021 during a commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 12 th , 2021. Collectively, the Class of 2021 – which includes more than 95 graduates – reports it has been accepted to trade schools, colleges and universities across the country, including: Anoka Technical College, North Dakota State University, St. Cloud State University, University of MN, and the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. “No matter where a student goes after graduation, their determination to reach this point should be recognized,” said ISMN Head of School John Huber. “This graduation ceremony provides an opportunity for us to come together as a school community and celebrate their many hours of hard work.” An online public school program of the Brooklyn Center Community School District, ISMN offers students statewide a tuition-free education option for grades 6-12. ISMN offers a supportive online learning community and an individualized approach to

Virginia Virtual Academy Celebrates Class of 2021

Virginia Virtual Academy (VAVA), a tuition-free public school program, will celebrate the Class of 2021 during two commencement ceremonies, one virtual and one in-person on Saturday, June 12 th . Available to students in grades K-12 across the Commonwealth, VAVA is a program of the King and Queen County Public Schools, the Patrick County Public Schools, Radford City, and the Richmond City Public Schools. The virtual graduation will celebrate the achievements of more than 140 students. Collectively, the Class of 2021 reports it has been accepted to trade schools, colleges and universities across the country including many in the Commonwealth of Virginia. “At VAVA, our students have learned how to succeed both inside and outside the classroom,” said Suzanne Sloane, VAVA’s Head of School. “I’m so proud that each graduate has been able to participate in our online school to reach his or her full potential. I have no doubt that the VAVA Class of 2021 has a bright future ahead.” Students

iQ Academy of California – Los Angeles Class of 2021 To Be Celebrated with Online Graduation Ceremony

In a year where every school in America was affected by the pandemic, California Virtual Charter Academy ( iQLA ), an online public school serving K-12 grade students throughout the state since 2010, will celebrate its graduates virtually with a commencement ceremony on Friday, June 11 beginning at 11 am. The ceremony will be streamed live on the day of graduation but will be available to the public within 2 via Parent Square and all our social media pages. “Other schools struggled this year, but iQLA never missed a day of instruction, which was key to getting our students to move forward,” said iQLA Head of School Nick Stecken. “This was certainly a challenging year, but our students and families got what they needed to move on to the next step in their lives.” This year, iQLA will graduate 82 students. Emily Ramirez and Daniel Bae are iQLA’s 2021 co-valedictorian. Emily plans to attend the Riverside Community College in the fall, and Daniel has a full scholarship to attend Julliard.

North Carolina Virtual Academy Celebrates Graduates with Commencement Ceremony

North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA), an online public charter school authorized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, will celebrate the Class of 2021 during a virtual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 11 th . The graduation will celebrate the achievements of 188 students. Collectively, the Class of 2021 reports it has been accepted to trade schools, colleges and universities across the country, including: Wake Technical Community College, North Carolina State University, Wake Forest University, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Many of our students have overcome tremendous obstacles this year,” said NCVA’s Interim Head of School Marcia Simmons. “We’re so proud to celebrate their accomplishments and give them a well-earned sendoff.” Students enroll in NCVA for a number of reasons—some are looking to escape bullying, some may have fallen academically off track, and others are looking for an

It’s Time to Celebrate the Students! California Virtual Academies Class of 2021 Are Ready to Move Forward

After a school year like no other, California Virtual Academies ( CAVA ), an online public school serving K-12 students throughout the state since 2002, will celebrate its graduates with four virtual commencement ceremonies for students and families. The virtual ceremonies will be Thursday, June 10 th . “While other schools may have struggled with online learning throughout the year, CAVA never missed a day of instruction, which kept our students motivated, excited, and moving forward,” said CAVA Head of School April Warren. “Their achievements deserve to be shouted from the top of Mt. Shasta, and we’re so happy to have provided a range of solutions to help all our CAVA families.” This year, CAVA will graduate nearly 870 student plus 151 that graduated in the fall already. Approximately 282 students will graduate with a cumulative GPA above 3.5 and over $700,000 in college scholarships have reportedly been awarded to the Class of 2021. Collectively, the graduating class reports it has

A Time to Celebrate the Students! Wisconsin Virtual Academy, Insight School of Wisconsin & Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin Class of 2021 Move Forward

After a school year like no other, the Wisconsin Virtual Academy ( WIVA ), Insight School of Wisconsin ( ISWI ), and Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin ( DCAWI ), three online public school serving students throughout the state, will celebrate its graduates online with a combined online commencement ceremony on June 9 th at 6 pm. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210607005002/en/ “This year our student body grew to over 4,000 students with over 4,000 different reasons to be a part of our learning community. Our school’s personalized learning approach allows students to get their individual needs met,” shared Dr. Sara R. Cutler, Head of Schools. “At WIVA/ISWI/DCAWI, we are building the citizens of the 21st century. During the world pandemic, our highly trained, certified teachers kept our students motivated, excited and moving toward their goals. The achievements of our faculty, families and scholars