TACOMA, Wash., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Virtual Academies (WAVA), a fully accredited, online public school, welcomes families with students in grades K-12 to apply for enrollment for the 2015-2016 academic year. WAVA is open to full-time and part-time students who reside in Washington and is tuition-free. By combining online instruction, live classes, hands-on curriculum and the support of experienced Washington-licensed online teachers, WAVA facilitates an individualized educational experience for each student.
To help parents and children learn more about the program, which is entering into its 9th year, WAVA hosts in-person information sessions around the state each month, online information sessions, and upcoming community events in Seattle, Puyallup and Vancouver. Interested families are encouraged to visit the school's website for details on these events, as well as more about WAVA and how to enroll.
Students who enroll in WAVA receive an individualized education experience, designed to let them discover their own learning style. WAVA gives advanced learners the ability to progress faster in the subjects in which they excel, including opportunities for advancement in STEM education and the ability to earn college credits while in high school.
WAVA provides a rigorous and engaging curriculum, including courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world languages, art and music, as well as elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. College or career minded students can choose from a broad range of profession-focused courses in order to gain a competitive edge for the future, discover their path after high school or explore a possible college major.
"When you enroll in a Washington Virtual Academies, you enroll in more than a school," said Mark Christiano, Head of Schools, "You join a vibrant learning community of dedicated teachers, and parents committed to seeing each and every student achieve up to their potential. Without a doubt, online learning requires student dedication and commitment, but the rewards of personal growth and academic improvement are well worth the effort!"
More information on the school, the upcoming community events, and how to apply can be found at the school website.
About Washington Virtual Academies
Washington Virtual Academies (WAVA) is an online public school open to students in grades K through 12. It is a program of Omak School District. As part of the Washington public school system, WAVA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about WAVA, visit www.k12.com/wava.
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