Find out about Commonwealth Connections Academy

Commonwealth Connections Academy, a public cyber charter school, is hosting a local information session, 6 p.m. Monday, March 18, at Four Points By Sheraton York, 1650 Toronita St.

During the session, participants will explore CCA’s individualized learning approach, its well-respected curriculum, the technology-enhanced learning environment and the enrollment process. Curriculum samples and opportunities for questions/answers will be available.

Participants will also discuss the family’s role in the education process through topics such as organizing the home for the most effective schooling environment and balancing time when more than one child is enrolled in the program.

CCA combines the expertise and accountability of public education, parental involvement of home schooling and the flexibility of technology-enhanced learning. Because it is a Pennsylvania public school, there are no costs for tuition, fees or supplies.

CCA now serves Pennsylvania students in grades K-12 and is currently enrolling students for the 2013-14 school year.

For more information, call (800) 382–6010 or visit www.ConnectionsAcademy.com.

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Public cyber school to host picnic at Sam Lewis Park

Commonwealth Connections Academy will jumpstart the new school year by hosting back to school picnics throughout Pennsylvania on Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play, the largest gathering of youths exercising. The York County event is 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at Samuel S. Lewis State Park, Hilltop Pavilion, 6000 Mount Pisgah Road, York.

The event is to educate students and their families on how CCA’s flexible online learning community enables students to lead active lifestyles.

Children and their parents will have the opportunity to meet with enrolled students, their families and instructors to learn more about CCA’s technology-enhanced learning environment, which includes opportunities for active lifestyles through fitness days, physical education and various clubs.

In addition to games and picnic foods, students and their families can also learn about the enrollment process and view samples of the curriculum.

CCA combines the expertise and accountability of public education, parental involvement of home schooling and the flexibility of technology-enhanced learning. Because it is a Pennsylvania public school, there are no costs for tuition, fees or supplies.

For more information, visit www.connectionsacademy.com/cca.

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