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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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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Cyber School Student Uses Art for Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted by Olivia Porter on 10/25/17 8:26 AM

Dakota Burke is a middle school student at PA Distance Learning who submitted a drawing for a Breast Cancer Awareness Project (you can check out other art contests she has entered and won hereand was interviewed by Studio Raw with Dan Burda. She describes the great purpose and details she put into her work in the interview:

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73 Graduate in the Class of '17

Posted by Olivia Porter on 6/12/17 10:24 AM

73. That's the number of graduates in the PA Distance Learning Class of 2017. On Saturday, June 10, 2017 they came together, surrounded by friends and family, teachers and counselors, to walk out of the world of high school and to walk into their boundless futures.

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Cyber School Graduation | Congratulations to Kindergarten Graduates!

Posted by Olivia Porter on 6/1/17 3:35 PM

Today was a big day for 19 amazing kindergarten students, as they officially graduate and are moving to the 1st grade!  Big thanks to the 8 students who came into our office, and for the 5 who were able to attend virtually! 

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Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Bible

Posted by Olivia Porter on 3/24/17 2:00 PM

Darcy Bible is a determined math instructor who believes that all students should love math, just like she does.  Though not everyone might come to love it, she does an excellent job of showing students the ways that they can use it each and every day. 

She takes the extra time to thoroughly explain not only how to solve the problems, but to really look at the why of the problem. 

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Teacher Spotlight: Miss Fischetti

Posted by Olivia Porter on 2/24/17 1:42 AM

Tessa Fischetti is a new teacher to PA Distance and to the world of teaching.  Though she is beginning her career, she has already managed to embody what you want your first grade teacher to have: an enthusiasm for teaching that goes beyond just teaching the basics, to helping develop a love for learning in the students. 

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100 Days of School | 100 Reasons to Celebrate

Posted by Olivia Porter on 2/3/17 1:00 PM
For our 100th day of school, our students and staff got together to celebrate the wonderful community we have together.  We had over 100, but we thought we'd share just a few to celebrate! 
  1. "I think PA Distance is awesome because it's the most supportive place I know.  When I log on I feel like I can do anything. The teachers are really nice and really bring up your spirits when you're down or even when your happy they just make your day." - Zhane B.
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