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Latest Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Stories

2012-10-05 10:22:55

MIDLAND, Pa., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School has created an online school library, possibly the first K-12 cyber charter school in the nation to do so. "PA Cyber has always been an innovator. This is a great accomplishment for our staff, and promises to grow into an important educational resource for our students, their parents, our staff and faculty," said Dr. Michael J. Conti, CEO. Dr. Conti said the online library has print books that users...

2012-08-14 10:27:28

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families interested in enrolling or learning about Indiana's newest option in online public education, the Indiana Cyber Charter School (IN Cyber), are invited to events scheduled in Ft. Wayne, Schererville, Avon and Muncie. The first information/enrollment event takes place today, Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at 9910 Dupont Circle Drive., Ft. Wayne, 46825. Other dates, times and locations are: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 746 East...

2012-07-25 10:26:18

MIDLAND, Pa., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "FLEX" courses, a hybrid model combining some of the best features of self-paced and virtual online instruction, are being offered this year at the high school level by the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. The new FLEX curriculum is a hybrid of the self-paced Lincoln Interactive and real-time Virtual Classroom (VC) courses, said Dr. Michael J. Conti, CEO of PA Cyber. "FLEX is a great option for students who do not want to...

2012-06-13 14:21:57

PITTSBURGH, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one whose family emigrated from Turkey, commencement speaker and honor student Meral Korkmaz reminded her fellow members of the PA Cyber Charter School Class of 2012 that they live in the world's greatest democracy and are pioneer students in a new type of school. Korkmaz is one of nearly 1,300 seniors in what PA Cyber CEO Dr. Nick Trombetta said is the largest single high school graduating class in Pennsylvania. PA Cyber holds two...

2012-05-31 06:30:40

MIDLAND, Pa., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enrollment by the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School is in full swing for the 2012-2013 school year. The state's largest and most successful online K-12 public school has scheduled 50 enrollment events in communities across Pennsylvania during the summer months. Parents also may schedule enrollment appointments at support centers in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Harrisburg, satellite offices in Pittsburgh East Liberty, Pittsburgh...

2012-05-07 10:20:25

SCRANTON, Pa., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Her college ROTC commander said the U.S. Military Academy at West Point would be making a big mistake if it didn't offer an appointment to Hannah Tuffy of Scot Township near Scranton. West Point got the point. Hannah Tuffy will be a member of the incoming corps of cadets this fall. Dr. Nick Trombetta, PA Cyber's CEO, said she is the first graduate of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to win appointment to the Academy. Lt. Col....

2012-04-02 10:26:14

PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Congressman Jason Altmire (D-4th) told technology industry representatives that the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School's planned STEM Epicenter program would train a new generation of young scientists and engineers for the Pittsburgh region, and provide a model for the state and the nation. "PA Cyber is doing tremendous work in this field," Altmire said at a meeting hosted by Bayer Corporation at its U.S. headquarters in...

2012-03-26 06:32:48

LOST SPRINGS, Kan., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jerri Kemble, superintendent of the Centre School District and director of the Kansas Online Learning Program, has been named one of 2012's Tech-Savvy Superintendents by eSchool News for her use of technology in offering blended learning to the district's students. Sponsored by GlobalScholar and JDL Horizons, eSchool Media's 12th annual Tech-Savvy Superintendent Awards recognize senior school district executives nationwide who...

2012-03-08 09:20:00

MIDLAND, Pa., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight student profiles in the new edition of The Link, Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School's showcase magazine, illustrate Howard Gardner's theory that people are "smart" in ways other than those measured by standardized tests. "This article looks at eight PA Cyber students who used the flexibility and customization inherent in our school to maximize their natural talents and range of intelligences. Each is accomplishing...

2012-02-10 17:56:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three rising young classical musicians who happen also to be enrolled in the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School will be featured in nationwide radio broadcasts of "From the Top," a preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly by 700,000 listeners on National Public Radio stations. PA Cyber students Daniel Orsen, 17, a violist from Pittsburgh, and pianist/composer Aleksandr Voinov, 14, of Sewickley, Pa., will be among teenage...