Wyoming Capitol Day

For several years straight parents, students, and teachers have gathered at the historic Cheyenne Train Depot to celebrate and support the variety of public school options offered in Wyoming. Last week the tradition was continued as more than 50 people gathered together to hear from the parents who use these public school options and some…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Wyoming Students and Parents Celebrate Virtual Education and School Choice at Capitol Day Event

Event at the Depot Museum will celebrate school choice options for students and families CHEYENNE, Wyo. – On Wednesday February 28, the Wyoming chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will host its annual 2018 Wyoming Capitol Day to celebrate virtual education and school choice. The event will be attended by families, students and teachers from across Wyoming who benefit from public virtual…

A Tale of Two Amys

By: Amy Threewitt I love hanging out with friends, especially ones that share my name! Amy Nelson and I had the privilege of attending a networking dinner sponsored by the Wyoming Business Alliance and hosted by Governor Matt Mead. It was very refreshing to meet so many community leaders invested in education and receptive to…

The Wonderful Williams (Part 3)

Today is the final blog installment from the Williams family in Wyoming! We hope you enjoy learning from Trinity, Charity, and Selah. Trinity (Age 10) Online learning works well for me because it can bend and cooperate to my needs. I have type 1 diabetes, so being at home for school makes sure my mom…

The Wonderful Williams (Part 2)

By: Elijah Williams This is my fourth year in Wyoming Virtual Academy’s curriculum for online learning, and I couldn’t be happier with my experience! I really enjoy having my mom as my learning coach, and the online classes challenge me everyday. In addition to this, students are given some flexibility to make their own schedules.…

One-of-a-Kind Opportunities

By: Grace Belize There are countless reasons why I love my virtual school. Wyoming Virtual Academy’s flexibility allows me to participate in extracurricular activities and log a large number of volunteer hours. I have a passion for helping others, especially children.  Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes– was my extracurricular activity of choice. These shoeboxes are filled…

Once Upon A Time

By: Linda Bates Wyoming Capitol Day was filled with many new experiences for my family. It was the first time that I shared my family’s school choice story publicly. It was also the first time my daughter, ShaiLyn, shared her school choice story publicly. With some encouragement from her amazing teacher Mrs. Khris Looney, ShaiLyn…

KGAB: Capitol Day Celebrates School Choice

By Joy Greenwald Clad in red t-shirts reading #ITrustParents, supporters of school choice marched from the Cheyenne Depot to the Wyoming State Capitol Thursday. This is the 4th year the Wyoming Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org has hosted the Capitol Day event. “We have hundreds of families that come together across our state once a year during…