SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- California Connections Academy, a network of four tuition-free online public schools serving students in grades K-12 in 25 counties, graduated 573 seniors this month. Family members, friends, teachers and administrators gathered at commencement ceremonies across California to honor the students' accomplishments.
"Each of the 2017 California Connections Academy graduates has paved a unique path to graduation, and it's been such an honor to contribute to their success," said Dr. Richard Savage, executive director of California Connections Academy. "As these students move on to the next stage in their lives, I'm encouraged by knowing that they'll pursue diverse professions and interests with the same determination and unconventional approach they brought to their education."
Students from the 2017 graduating class will go on to pursue higher education at institutions including Dartmouth College, Johns Hopkins University, and University of California: Los Angeles, Berkeley, Davis and Santa Cruz.
California Connections Academy provides an innovative and flexible learning environment for more than 5,089 K-12 students throughout California. Through a combination of state-credentialed teachers and an award-winning curriculum which meets stringent state education standards, the schools provide an individualized and top-tier learning program for students.
In addition to commencement ceremonies, the schools host many in-person socialization opportunities for students throughout the year, including field trips, school dances and other events. Additionally, students may participate in a variety of clubs and activities, including National Honor Society, sports club, college and career prep club, and robotics club, among others.
Students planning to attend college may adapt their schedules to accommodate exam preparation and applications, as well as take advantage of the school's diverse course catalogue, including expanded AP classes, career technical education offerings and unique electives like medical terminology and journalism.
To learn more about California Connections Academy, please visit CaliforniaConnectionsAcademy.com.
About California Connections Academy
California Connections Academy, a network of tuition-free, high-quality, highly accountable online public schools serving students in grades K-12, provides students with the flexibility to learn from anywhere with an innovative curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. The California Connections Academy network of schools includes: @ Capistrano, @ Central, @ Ripon, and @ North Bay. For more information, call 800-382-6010 or visit the website at CaliforniaConnectionsAcademy.com.
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