As the school year starts and students begin to hunker down to their studies, many families begin to explore the wonderful world of clubs and extracurricular opportunities. PA Virtual prides itself on its club offerings, with over 30 to choose from. Students can capture moments through photography in our Photography Club, delve into spiritual discussions in the Bible Blast Club & Young Muslims Club, ignite their passion for the performing arts in our Acting Club, sharpen their strategic minds in the Chess Club, find inner peace in Yoga Club, and countless other exciting options. These clubs are not just extracurricular activities; they are a gateway to fostering creativity, building friendships, and discovering new interests. Join us on this journey as we delve into a few of PA Virtual Charter School's club programs, where opportunities for growth and enrichment abound. For PA Virtual families, you will see who to contact if you want to be part of any of these clubs this school year. As we move throughout the year, look for more blog posts highlighting individual clubs!
High school is a realm of possibilities, challenges, and growth. As your teenager steps into this daunting and challenging world of education, your guidance as a parent becomes an even more essential compass. High school isn't just about classes; it's a time for self-discovery and laying the groundwork for the future. In this guide, we dive into five key areas that will equip both students and parents with the tools to navigate high school's intricate path with confidence and success.
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Summer is a time of relaxation and exploration, where children can immerse themselves in the wonders of the world around them. One of the best ways to unlock the potential of their imagination and keep their minds active is through enrolling them in a summer reading program at their local library, museum, or school. We'll explore the numerous benefits of summer reading programs and why parents should consider making this enriching experience an essential part of their child's summer vacation.
Every morning is a constant struggle to get your student to school. While they moan and groan, the incomplete assignments pile up. Emails and phone calls from school trickle in as a constant reminder that this challenge exists each day. You’ve discussed your concerns with the local school district, but it isn’t the solution you need. Your child is bright and you simply want to see them become successful. What more can you do? Are there any other options out there for your student? Do you have control over your child’s education?
Summer break is a time for children to relax, have fun, and recharge their batteries for the upcoming academic year. However, it's important to ensure that they don't completely abandon their learning routines during this time. By incorporating a few simple strategies, you can keep your child in educational shape over the summer break without compromising their enjoyment. Let's explore various ideas and activities that can help foster continued learning throughout the summer months.
Cyber school has become more prolific in the past few years, and families all across Pennsylvania have discovered the benefits of virtual learning. Parent Ambassador Regional Coordinator and former PA Virtual parent Cindy explores the top 4 reasons why you should choose an online school — especially a cyber charter school!