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Frequently Asked Questions About Cyber School & PA Virtual Charter School

We recently hosted a Facebook Live session to answer the questions we get asked the most about attending a cyber charter school, as well as questions specific to PA Virtual. High School Assistant Principal, Laura Afshari and Director of Marketing & Communications, Jennifer Kilpatrick also took questions live from the audience. The recording of the session can be found below. Don't have time to watch?  Keep scrolling to read the 10 most frequently asked questions.

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PA Virtual Cyber School Grad Recognized as All American Swimmer

Nicholas Griffith is a 2019 graduate of PA Virtual. During his time here, he utilized the flexibility offered to pursue his passion for swimming. Nicholas received honors from the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America, Inc. for his success in both academics and water polo. He also dual-enrolled with Albright College, where he began college in the Fall of 2019.

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How Hard is it to Homeschool a 12th Grade Student?

Is your high school student looking to explore options other than the traditional classroom? Are you, as a parent, a little nervous about the thought of homeschooling your student? Take a deep breath… You have options, and they don’t have to be scary! In this post, we will explore what is involved with being the parent of a high school student who is engaging in home-based learning, including homeschooling and virtual charter schools. 

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About Cyber Education

Should I Take High School Online?

Gone are the days where the vast majority of students in a town attend the same high school based simply on their addresses. Though some students may have attended a private school, the price of tuition put the option out of reach for most families. With such limited choices, students and families were caught between their local school district and the high prices of private school. Fortunately, today, students have tuition-free options.   You may be curious about whether attending high school online is a good opportunity for you. Look through the information and questions below and ask yourself if an online high school is a good fit for you.   First, let’s start with some basics.

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Alternatives for Managing School-Related Anxiety

School-related anxiety can develop as the result of many different factors. Managing it can sometimes be difficult, but there are options available to help your child. It is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of anxiety and to know when your child needs access to professional care. It is also important to support your child with compassion and understanding while you research steps that can be taken and choices you can make to help. Children often work through their anxiety while remaining in their current school setting. But, sometimes parents look for alternatives to their local public school in an effort to decrease the anxiety their child is experiencing.

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Getting Hands-On with Online Learning

Hi everyone; I am Mrs. Cindy Willits, M.Ed.  I have had the pleasure of teaching online with PA Virtual since 2006 and have taught in various other capacities for many years.  I am here to share with you some amazing ways that an online education can truly become a hands-on and immersive experience for your child!  I always strive to make my classes engaging and to connect with my students meaningfully. Through innovative thinking, creative planning, use of webcam and online tools, getting hands-on with my online classes is amazingly memorable, and has become my favorite way to work with students! Join me now for some examples and PICTURES of how this works!

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