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5 Things You Didn’t Know Existed at PA Distance

Posted by David Pierce on 1/4/20 8:00 AM

There are plenty of myths or misconceptions about cyber schools. In fact, we have a whole post on it. However, one of the biggest misconceptions is that there is nothing for a student to do outside of their schoolwork. This couldn’t be further from the truth. 

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PA Distance Learning To Host Holocaust Survivor: Irene Skolnick

Posted by David Pierce on 10/17/19 10:57 AM

Imagine if you could take a history class where the figures you’re learning about came to life and told their story.  Sounds like something out of a movie right?  Well, in Mr. Peter Mysels’ History of the Holocaust class at PA Distance Learning, his students are getting to do just that.

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3 Signs PA Distance Might be a Perfect Fit

Posted by David Pierce on 10/14/19 10:01 AM

One of the great things about school is you have a choice of which public school to enroll your child in. You can enroll your child in the school district in which you reside, a brick and mortar charter school, a cyber charter school, or a private school just to name a few. 

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PA Distance Learning Names Panda Mascot

Posted by David Pierce on 10/1/19 3:23 PM

During the month of September we asked our students, families and staff at PA Distance Learning to submit entries into our "Name Our School Panda Mascot" contest. The Top 10 names were Pandora, Apple, Bamboo, Bao Bao, Pomme, Atlas, Craig, Jade, Po, and Padi Stance. Our entire student body was then asked to vote for their favorite name and on Monday, September 30th, we revealed the winning name... Bamboo!

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3 Tips to Make the 2019-2020 School Year Your Child’s Best

Posted by David Pierce on 9/30/19 9:58 AM

The 2019-2020 school year may the furthest thing from your child’s mind right now. They are probably more focused on their summer break, a family vacation, or their summer sports schedule. That’s certainly OK, but it’s never too early to be thinking about the 2019-2020 school year - regardless of your child’s age. 

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Are There Any Online Kindergarten Schools in Pennsylvania?

Posted by David Pierce on 9/16/19 10:04 AM

The short answer is, yes there are online kindergarten schools in Pennsylvania. In fact there are quite a few. One of them being PA Distance Learning Charter School.

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When Should I Enroll my Son or Daughter in School?

Posted by David Pierce on 9/2/19 9:52 AM

The beginning of the school year can be an incredibly stressful time for parents of children of all ages. Whether your son or daughter is in kindergarten or a junior in high school, summer is usually packed to the brim with plans, summer camps, practices, games, vacations, etc. 

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PA Distance Voted As Top Charter School In Family Favorite Awards

Posted by David Pierce on 6/1/19 7:13 AM

For the second consecutive year, Central Penn Parent Magazine readers have voted PA Distance Learning as the best Charter School in the state of Pennsylvania, and runner-up for best Cyber School!

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PA Distance Learning Charter School Moving to Herbert Campus for 2020-2021 School Year

Posted by David Pierce on 4/15/19 3:30 PM

Pennsylvania Distance Learning Charter School will have a new home for the 2020-2021 school year. Developer, J.J. Herbert & Sons, broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art and energy efficient building at its Nicholson Road Herbert Campus in Sewickley on Monday, April 15.

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PA Distance Learning Teachers Motivate Students through Music Ahead of Testing Season

Posted by David Pierce on 4/12/19 10:00 AM

 

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