Touched by a kind, giving stranger

This past Sunday my younger son went in to work as usual and a customer he met that day touched him with kindness. John Buck is an Aurora man who makes and gives golden horseshoes to anyone he might meet who has touched him in some way. Check out “An Aurora man finds giving spirit […]

Colorado Cyber School Families Getting Social

Our 4th Annual Cyber Schools Park Day had the largest turnout ever with 130 cyber school students, families, and staff mixing and mingling for a day of fun at Westlands Park. This year we had representation from families and staff who attend Colorado Connections Academy, Colorado Preparatory Academy, Colorado Virtual Academy, and Great Plains Academy. […]

Colorado Preparatory Academy’s Inaugural Graduating Class of 2014

Saturday, June 14 was a treasured day for the students and families of Colorado Preparatory Academy’s (CPA) graduating class of 2014. The ceremony was held at the King Center on the Auraria Campus in Denver. It was a bittersweet day for student, family members, and staff. A graduating senior, Alexzandria, beautifully kicked off graduation with […]

GOAL Academy National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Last night, GOAL Academy National Honor Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony was held at the GOAL Academy Aurora Education Center; it was a wonderful evening recognizing amazing students. Two GOAL Academy NHS students from Colorado Springs, Charan Gibbs and Daniel Trimble led the ceremony. We were joined by Monique Reynoso and Jasmine Reynoso who were among […]

American Pioneer of Teaching Award 2014

We all know a teacher who has touched our lives in a very meaningful way. A teacher who has made a difference in a child’s life and has helped that student succeed. Public School Options has once again launched the American Pioneer of Teaching Award 2014 Competition in an effort to recognize an outstanding teacher in […]

Share Your Cyber School Story!

How did you learn about Colorado cyber schools? What has been your most favorite thing about your online experience? How do you interact with your teachers in the online model? Have you joined a club in your online school? What’s been the most fun event that you’ve attended this school year or in year’s past? […]

The teachers, the curriculum, and why we keep coming back

Colorado Preparatory Academy (CPA) is an online public school serving students in grades K-12. CPA opened this school year and we were among the very first to enroll. Although we are all new to CPA, our family is a veteran consumer of the K12 curriculum which CPA uses. Our education is all wrapped up into […]

Save the Date for Colorado’s Cyber School Day at the Capitol

Colorado’s Cyber School Day at the Capitol is a free day hosted by the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families and the Colorado Cyberschools Association. Save the date, Wednesday, February 5, 2014. All of the details for the day including registration will be coming soon, so be sure to visit the coalition’s website to learn more.  […]

Red Ribbon Week Contest

Red Ribbon Week is October 23-31! The 2013 Red Ribbon Theme is “A Healthy Me is Drug Free” This annual event encourages kids across the country to say “no” to drugs. Parents can  commit to talking to your children about the dangers of drug abuse and Sign The Red Ribbon Pledge. Once again the Colorado […]

Youth Leadership Initiative National Mock Election and Constitutional Convention

Every year I give a shout out to the Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) which conducts the largest secure, student-only online mock election in the nation. These Mock Elections provide the opportunity for students to establish a habit of voting and engaging with our democracy. Below is the e-mail I received with all the information for you to get […]

3rd Annual Colorado Back-To-School Bowling Events

Calling all Colorado Cyber Students and their Families! Join us for our annual Back-To-School Bowling events! Once again the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families and the Colorado Cyberschools Association are partnering to bring our cyberschool students and their families a fun-packed afternoon. This is a great opportunity for connecting, and mixing and mingling with students […]

I won’t let cancer control my life or my dreams

This past January I was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma. I was devastated and overcome with fear and uncertainty. My faith and oneness with G-d got me through, as well as the never-ending support and love from my three children and my dear friends. My dreams also got me through and back on the road […]

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