This month is Creative Beginnings Month (#CBM). Creativity is about making something, whether it’s a painting or a song, a character on stage or something drawn on paper or a computer. Creativity is being able to create things from materials or our imaginations that weren’t there before. It’s about celebrating life and is what makes… Read more
This month we will focus on Keeping America Beautiful. The way that we care for our neighborhoods and cities plays a part in keeping America beautiful. Our country is rich in natural resources, from America’s heartland to it’s mountains and coasts, and each one of us gets to share it’s beauty. It has been said… Read more
Be sure to follow along on Twitter and Facebook from now until March 14th (3.14.15) as we celebrate Pi Day!
Three CVA students, brothers Joel, Nathan and Gabriel Roth, were awarded second place and $1,000 to pursue their agricultural businesses after presenting a speech and answering questions at a micro-philanthropy event called Gorge Soup.
“I was so proud of them,” said the boys’ mom, Michelina. “They wrote the speech together, with a little help from… Read more
Exploring the best ideas of the past, present and future.
March is National Ideas month. We will look at the ideas that have changed and are changing the world. Ideas have power and they can shape the landscape of history and bring change for good or bad. It is how we harness ideas that… Read more
It’s official! Columbia Virtual Academy (CVA) just received word from AdvancED Accreditation that CVA’s accreditation is now renewed through 2020.
Over the last few months CVA participated in a highly developed standards review, self-study and third-party assessment to meet unique requirements for digital learning institutions. CVA’s educational practices were reviewed and evaluated against benchmarks for… Read more
A month looking at young people who are making a difference
This month we will celebrate Youth Leadership Month. Taking time to spotlight youth who are making a difference all over the world in their own communities and beyond. We will be reminded of the simple fact that no matter where we end in… Read more
Each year, on the third Monday in January, people in the United States pause to honor the life and dreams of Martin Luther King Jr.
The life of American hero Martin Luther King Jr. offers many teaching opportunities. Education World magazine presents cross-curricular and cross-grade lessons you can use to share King’s legacy of tolerance,… Read more
Columbia Virtual Academy (CVA) teacher Joe Kerns of CVA-Kettle Falls shared two brief student profiles this week that are great examples of the diversity of students who thrive and benefit from a CVA education.
Ellis Frantziskonis has been dancing for the past two years for Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle. He has performed for Ballet… Read more
A tip every day for staying healthy and creating healthy habits in the New Year.
January is the beginning of a new year and a clean canvas for trying new things. For many, January is a month of resolutions and new habits. Health and wellness go hand-in-hand with resolutions. That’s why January is National Staying… Read more