Top 5 Myths About Cyber School

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 8/3/18 11:35 AM

As the popularity of online schooling grows, so do to the many myths surrounding this type of education. Without further ado here are some common misconceptions associated with cyber schools:

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STUDENT GUEST BLOG: 5 Surprises From My First Year in Cyber School

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 7/26/18 11:54 AM
Written by PA Distance student Isabella B.

When I went to my local public school, it was fine and I had good grades; then my school went on strike from October until the end of November. 

After the strike, it was December, then break, then PSSA prep and PSSA testing, but we were not learning.  The teachers would talk about the strike during school hours and not teach, and would even strike during school hours outside the building.  But the students were not allowed to talk about the strike.

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PA Distance Learning Administrators to Present at PA Community on Transition Conference

Posted by Olivia Porter on 7/24/18 3:25 PM

Jamie Desrochers, Director of Special Education at PA Distance Learning, and Kelly Crooks, 7-12 Principal at PA Distance Learning, are presenting at the 2018 PA Community on Transition Conference.

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STUDENT GUEST BLOG: How Cyber School Exceeded My Expectations

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 7/19/18 12:39 PM
Written by PA Distance student, Madison B.

When some students think of school, they think of waking up early, and enduring over seven hours of assignments and lectures that may end up feeling useless after all the distractions. But what if school didn't have to be like that?  

When I started cyber school, I never thought that it would be quite like it is.  Here are some things I didn't expect from cyber school:

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STUDENT GUEST BLOG:  5 Things I Didn’t Expect About Cyber School

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 7/12/18 9:04 AM
Written by PA Distance Learning student Tinia B. 

Cyber School: a type of school I never thought I’d join. PA Distance Learning is a welcoming community with a great amount of energy and happiness, even if you are just looking at the screen and typing, and not at the field trips.

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Student Spotlight: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

Posted by Olivia Porter on 7/3/18 1:23 PM

More often than not, students end up teaching their teachers beautiful things here at PA Distance Learning. One graduate the teachers will never forget is Will Werner.

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Student Spotlight: Cali the Conqueror

Posted by Olivia Porter on 6/26/18 12:36 PM
Cali is not your typical high schooler. She’s an amazing artist (check out her work below), but what makes her stand out is her positivity, her drive, and a family that brings out the best in her.
 
But last year, Cali got some  bad news. Life-changing news.

 

When Life Takes an Unexpected Turn

You have cancer.”
 
That’s the news Cali got her sophomore year of high school.
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Senior Spotlight: That's Just Ceecee

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 6/20/18 12:31 PM

Some of us bite off more than we can chew and regret it. Then there’s Ceecee.

She tends to take on more than most would attempt, and somehow manages to handle it. 

That’s just Ceecee, folks.

 

 

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PA Distance Voted As Top Cyber School In Family Favorite Awards

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 6/11/18 10:21 AM

Each year, Central Penn Parent Magazine shares reader votes for favorite places in almost 100 categories. These include shops and restaurants, doctors and dentists, and more, making up the Family Favorite Awards.

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Senior Spotlight: Matt and Finding Your Direction

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 6/5/18 12:22 PM
Meet Matt. He graduated with the class of 2018 and he's heading in the direction that he’s chosen. He’s brilliant, hard working, and he’s going to be a doctor. He’s pretty remarkable.
 
But there was a time that Matt didn’t seem so remarkable to his teachers and  classmates. He was the kid disrupting class, unable to focus, and barely scraping C’s. He and his mom were constantly butting heads about school and homework.  Matt  felt like he had no direction
 
But everything has changed since then.
 
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