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2011-07-17 11:00:00

Grand opening July 20 at Bellefonte/State College BELLEFONTE, Pa., July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families interested in cyber charter education in the Central Pennsylvania region around State College and Centre County are invited to attend a public open house and grand opening of a new office of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School at 2903 Benner Pike, Bellefonte, Pa., 16823. The grand opening and open house on Wednesday, July 20, are scheduled for 1-3 p.m., with a...

2011-03-09 17:18:00

MIDLAND, Pa., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leader of commonwealth's largest online school, Dr. Nick Trombetta today applauded the Corbett administration for including in its 2011-12 budget proposal concepts already working for children enrolled in the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. "We appreciate the situation the commonwealth is in financially, and want to be a part of the solution," Trombetta said. "In many ways, we feel we are already a part of the solution,...

2011-03-03 13:42:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though stationed in Iraq, U.S. Army Maj. Jay Eckhart got to see his daughter graduate from high school after all. Wearing a blue cap and gown, Miranda Eckhart, 19, was graduated from the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Wednesday, March 2, in a special ceremony at the online school's Harrisburg Support Center. Present were her mother, Susan, her sister-in-law Jenny, and - via a Skype video phone connection - her father, a career...

2011-03-01 09:47:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a ceremony Monday at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Eastern Support Center, 14 students lit candles and recited a pledge to uphold the National Honor Society ideals of character, scholarship, leadership and service. They are the first members of the newly formed NHS Chapter at PA Cyber. Similar NHS ceremonies are planned at two other regional PA Cyber offices: tonight in Harrisburg, Pa., and Thursday in Baden, Pa., near...

2011-02-22 10:33:00

PA Cyber provides tour and digital education demonstration HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley yesterday toured The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School's Harrisburg facility, where teachers and school administrators demonstrated a virtual class and discussed how their innovative approaches and use of digital learning tools are improving educational opportunities for students across the commonwealth. "As the new administration explores...

2011-01-31 13:37:00

Interactive technology takes students to site of Super Bowl XLV DALLAS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veteran Pittsburgh sports broadcaster and Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School instructor Ellis Cannon is taking his students to Super Bowl XLV - and inviting football fans across the U.S. to join them. Through the school's groundbreaking program, the Ellis Cannon Academy of Sports Media and Broadcasting, Cannon will use interactive technology to allow PA Cyber students to...

2011-01-25 10:39:00

High achievers without GIEP can participate in online school's GATE program MIDLAND, Pa., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Question: what commonality do these students share? A young American who trains with the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet in Russia. The 2010 Miss Pennsylvania Outstanding Teen. A young man who hummed incessantly at age 4, composing music in his head, now a teenage music composer training at Julliard. A first-grader, age 7, who takes advanced calculus. A budding...

2010-11-27 11:00:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Nov. 27 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tiffany Spencer, 16, is an 11th grade student from Clearfield County who wants to be a nurse. She also is the 10,000th student this school year in the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. "In 2010 we celebrated our 10th anniversary and this year we received another five-year charter renewal from the PA Department of Education. In the midst of this we met all requirements for the federal No Child Left Behind Act for the second straight...

2010-11-12 13:24:00

Only K-12 student information system built on Microsoft platform GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educators attending the nation's largest conference for online learning and technology here will get their first look at Backpack SIS - the first student information system to be fully integrated with Microsoft products - and its companion, Backpack Community, a student information portal and secure social network for students, parents and teachers. A session on...


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