Our September student of the month at Alpha Omega Academy is Meghan Johnson, a junior who serves as an editor for the Blue Umbrella student newsletter. According to Mrs. Kimberly Smith, who nominated the Central Arizona native, Meghan was chosen for this month’s honor “for her thoroughness and dedication to her work.” [Read more…]
Attention AOA travel bugs! Alpha Omega Academy is excited to team up with WorldStrides, an educational travel company, to offer students ages 14 and older the opportunity to tour New York City and Boston with their teachers and peers in 2018.
Welcome to the start of the 2017-18 school year at Alpha Omega Academy! We are so excited to have you as a part of our school family. We also wanted to give you a little heads up to some of the events that are planned in our elementary department throughout the year.
As a department, it is our plan to provide our students with many extracurricular events each school year. Here is just a quick glimpse of some of the classes and events that we have planned.
“She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come” (Proverbs 31:25).
Our August student of the month is Sammy Castrilon-Anzola, a bilingual sophomore from Bogotá, Colombia, who is in her first year at Alpha Omega Academy. According to Mrs. Linda Kraft, who nominated Sammy for this month’s award, “Sammy is great at seeking out help when something is unclear in a lesson or wanting further explanation on an answer she missed. Her questions and comments are respectful and relevant.” [Read more…]
Our July student of the month is Grant Harris, a sophomore at Alpha Omega Academy who currently calls the Greater Milwaukee area home. After having Grant as a student in Science 9B and Biology A, Mrs. Tracy Oleson nominated Grant for his desire to learn and submit quality work. “Grant isn’t shy and is a regular visitor to my online office hours,” Oleson said. “He comes with very specific questions about the science content and the assignment expectations. He really wants to do well and turn in quality work.” [Read more…]
Our June student of the month is Joshua DiGiacoma, a sophomore at Alpha Omega Academy who lives an hour outside downtown Chicago. Despite a number of medical hardships, Joshua has excelled at school and playing the violin. According to Mrs. Kristy Mays, Joshua “has always tried to make stay on top of his schoolwork even when in the hospital. He is a great student and a very polite kid.” [Read more…]
Our May student of the month is Elena Gonzalez, an ice-skating loving Floridian who lives just a stone’s throw away from the Atlantic Ocean. After reading Elena’s service project report for Christian faith and living, Mr. Roy Williams nominated the senior for student of the month because of her initiative and ministry work with Special Olympics and the homeless. [Read more…]
Our April student of the month is Ron Cook, a senior from the sovereign island country of the Philippines who is in his ninth year at Alpha Omega Academy. According to Mrs. Marianne Cole, Ron “always gives more than what is asked for and has a very good grasp of reality, along with a great sense of humor.” [Read more…]
One of the three most popular questions I receive after telling someone I just met that I work for an online Christian school is, “How does that work?” While online education continues to grow, there is still a lot to discover about the opportunities that online education provides. Did you know that AOA has a variety of extra-curricular activities available for students? While we haven’t started a virtual football team, here are a few activities that are available: [Read more…]
It’s that time of the year again when we get a new “bug” in our homes and classrooms. We finally get through the cold and flu season and break the cycle of being stuck inside due to the cold weather, just in time for “spring fever” to make its appearance. You may notice the symptoms of staring out the window, pulling out the sunglasses, or just begging for time outside to play. This condition can affect the young and old alike, and it can make school an extra challenge for any student. However, the tasks of the day don’t change, and there are minimums that need to be met to finish your school projects and curriculum on time. To help your child finish strong as he completes his final assignments and projects for the school year, try a few of these tricks to use his “spring fever” to his advantage. [Read more…]