Virginia Virtual Academy Celebrates Class of 2023’s Academic and Esport Excellence

June 2, 2023

STAUNTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The students of Virginia Virtual Academy (VAVA), an online public school serving K-12 grade students throughout the state, will soon move forward to begin the rest of their lives. VAVA will celebrate its graduates in person with a commencement ceremony on June 4 at 2 PM. The virtual ceremony will take place on […]


I’m sending my kids to private school. It’s my attempt at keeping them safe from school shootings

May 4, 2023

Originally published in Yahoo News on May 4, 2023 Like a lot of parents, my children’s safety is a topic that never strays far from my mind. While my concerns fixate on usual worries like choking and drowning, the fear of a school shooting also plagues me, especially as I prepare to send my oldest off to school in […]


It Pays to Play: Virginia Teens Turn Esports Skills into College Scholarships

May 1, 2023

Two Virginia Virtual Academy students were awarded $4,000 esports scholarships from Robert Morris University RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Two Virginia teens have turned their passion for esports into college scholarships. Ayden Price and Landon Stewart, high school students at Virginia Virtual Academy, an online public-school program, have each been awarded $4,000 esports scholarships from Robert Morris University […]