Colorado Virtual Academy’s National Honor Society 2012-13 Induction Ceremony

* Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) qualified for a charter membership in the National Honor Society (NHS) in 2010 and 8 COVA students were inducted as new members in a virtual ceremony held in August. Last night COVA celebrated its 3rd year as a charter member in the National Honor Society and inducted 7 new members […]

Colorado Virtual Academy Teachers, Advisors, and Counselors are SHINING STARS!

* Today I’d like to recognize and celebrate Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) teachers, advisors, and counselors who have made a difference in the lives of my children. Our COVA teachers go that extra mile to ensure students are successful in the online model. Teaching effectively in an online school requires that teachers provide students with […]

Colorado Virtual Academy families enjoy a morning of ice-skating and activities

* Last Thursday Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) families gathered at Big Bear Ice Arena in Denver for a fun morning of ice-skating and activities. There was cookie decorating and hot cocoa and story time with Marah Merrill, a COVA elementary school teacher. Students also enjoyed visiting the Community Service Station where they had the opportunity […]

Colorado Virtual Academy Families Enjoy a Day at Anderson Farms

* Our Colorado Online School Families have an abundant amount of social opportunities available to them. Opportunities such as those offered through the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families where families enjoy Colorado Cyber School Park Day, Back-to-School Bowling, and our annual Day at the Capitol. These events are a great way for families to connect […]

Friday’s Back-to-School Bowling event hosted by the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families

This year the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families hosted a Back-to-School Bowling event to celebrate the start of the school year. This event was offered at 3 different locations throughout the state. We attended the South Denver event where we were joined by more than 50 cyberschoolers. It was a very fun day getting to […]

Colorado Virtual Academy Parent-Led Learning Cooperatives

* Co-ops are a great way for families who school their children from a home base to come together in a physical setting to learn.  In Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) we use the K12 curriculum to educate our children. Through these parent-organized and parent-led co-ops, COVA families meet weekly to complete lessons in Science, History […]

Our K12 Materials for the 2012-13 School Year are here!

* It never gets old; the UPS guy pulls up to our home with our K12 school materials and the excitment is just like it was the very first day we received our school materials back in 2004. In our online school, we receive all of the materials we will need from K12 in order to have a […]

Rachel: Perspectives of Online Schooling: Students tell us their opinions about online schooling

* Monday, Rachel shared about her experiences at the 2012 Annual Publicschooloptions.org Family Reunion and today I am thrilled that Rachel is joining us again to share her article from her journalism class. A little about Rachel, a 2012 Colorado Virtual Academy Graduate: I’m going to start my journey at Aims Community College, and then transfer to […]

College Acceptances for Virtual School Students

I often get asked if colleges and universities will accept a HS diploma from a Colorado online school. The answer is yes if the online HS is accredited. In Colorado, “The Multi-District Online Schools, Single-District Schools, and Single-District Programs listed below offer full-time online education programs and are authorized by a Colorado school district, BOCES, or […]

What can you do this summer to prepare for your online schooling experience with COVA?

Here are some great ways to get acquainted with the online model and some resources to help you connect this summer for those new and prospective Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) families. The COVA K12 Start website has some helpful videos from how to use the online school to Learning Coach/Mentor training sessions from K12.  This site […]

Colorado Virtual Academy Discovery Day at The Butterfly Pavilion

Date: Friday, June 29, 2012 Time: 3 PM– 5 PM Location: The Butterfly Pavilion, Westminster, Colorado Discovery Days like this are a great opportunity for prospective and enrolled Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) families to meet COVA Staff and veteran COVA families who can share their personal experiences of schooling online with you.  You’ll be able […]

Colorado Virtual Academy’s 4th Graduating Class

This is such a long overdue congratulations shout out, especially since Colorado Virtual Academy celebrated its 4th graduating class on Saturday, June 9 at Macky Auditorium at CU Boulder University. Congratulations to the amazing Class of 2012! I wish you all the best in your future endeavors and may you continue on your educational journey throughout […]

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