PRINEVILLE, Oregon–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After two years of questions and distractions, students at Destinations Career Academy of Oregon (ORDCA), Cascade Virtual Academy (CVA), and Insight School of Oregon – Painted Hills (ISOR-PH), online public charter schools serving K-12 students from across the state will celebrate their graduation with a virtual graduation ceremony this weekend.
“I know some families are still struggling with what to do with their children’s day-to-day education, but for one day let the students have their moment of glory, recognition for all their hard work and a celebration of their future. “, said Melissa. Hausmann, executive director. “We care deeply about each of our graduates and will miss them all dearly. We’re so happy they got to this point and can’t wait to see what they accomplish in the future.
This year, the schools will have 94 graduates across the three schools. Most students are eligible to take advantage of the Oregon Promise Scholarship, which helps with tuition at any community college in Oregon for students who have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Graduates explore post-secondary education opportunities in the state, including George Fox University, Portland State University, University of Oregon, and Oregon Institute of Technology. Additionally, students choose to attend community colleges in Portland, Mt Hood, Lane, and Chemeketa, to name a few.
Asked about specific career paths, the Class of 2022 described exploring healthcare, business, education and the visual arts. The class also reported that a significant number plan to work full-time or part-time while pursuing higher education, which they see as valuable and necessary experience.
Students choose online learning for a number of reasons: some are looking to escape bullying, some may have lost their way academically, and others are looking for an alternative to the traditional classroom.
Staffed by state-licensed teachers, ORDCA, CVA, and ISOR-PH are licensed online public charter school programs offering a hands-on, individualized approach to learning. Students can access a strong online curriculum in core subjects and a host of electives and attend live online classes taught by state-certified teachers. Each school invites all families and friends around the world to join in the celebration.
The details of the graduation ceremonies are as follows:
WHAT: Destinations Career Academy of Oregon, Cascade Virtual Academy and Insight School of Oregon – Painted Hills 2022 Graduation Ceremony
WHEN: Saturday June 4e, 3:00 p.m. The ceremony will be available to watch on demand after the event at this link.
About Destination Career Academy of Oregon
Destinations Career Academy of Oregon (ORDCA) is a full-time online public charter school licensed by the Mitchell School District serving students in grades 9-12 statewide. ORDCA combines traditional high school academics with industry-relevant and career-focused electives, giving students a boost on their college and career goals. As part of the Oregon public school system, ORDCA is tuition-free and offers families the choice to access the curriculum and tools provided by K12, a Stride Company (NYSE: LRN). Stride offers learners of all ages a more effective way to learn and develop skills for their future. For more information about ORDCA, visit https://ordca.k12.com/.
About Insight School of Oregon-Painted Hills
Insight School of Oregon-Painted Hills (ISOR-PH) is a full-time online public charter school that serves Oregon students in grades 7-12 and focuses on credit recovery for students who have fallen behind in high school credits or need more academic support. . As part of Oregon’s public school system, ISOR-PH is tuition-free and gives parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of exclusive K-12 programs and online education programs. For more information about ISOR-PH, visit or-ph.insightschools.net.
About Cascade Virtual Academy
Cascade Virtual Academy (CVA) is an online public charter school licensed by the Mitchell School District serving K-12 students statewide in Oregon. As part of Oregon’s public school system, CVA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the leading national provider of exclusive K-12 degree programs and online education programs. . For more information on CVA, visit http://cva.k12.com.