GUTTENBERG, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Iowa Virtual Academy (IAVA), an online public school program of the Clayton Ridge Community School District, will honor the Class of 2020 at an online commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 6.
In lieu of their traditional in-person celebration, IAVA is inviting families and friends worldwide to join the celebration online, with live and recorded speeches from school leadership, students and esteemed guests.
“While we look forward to our in-person celebration each year, the pride with which we celebrate the Class of 2020 is not diminished by these unique circumstances,” said IAVA Head of School Steven Hoff. “We are proud to have provided our students with an education option that allowed them to reach this milestone, and we are happy to celebrate their achievements in any setting.”
This year, IAVA will graduate 46 students, many of whom have been enrolled at IAVA their entire high school career. Graduating seniors will receive their high school diplomas, and are making plans to continue their education, join military service, or enter the workforce. Collectively, the class reports having been accepted to colleges and universities across Iowa and beyond, including Allen College, Bellevue University, Des Moines Area Community College, Ellsworth Community College, Florida State University, Indian Hills Community College, Iowa State University, Kirkwood Community College, Northern Iowa Community College, University of Iowa, and University of Northern Iowa.
IAVA students access a robust online curriculum in the core subjects and a host of electives, and attend live virtual classes taught by state-licensed teachers. IAVA also offers student clubs, field trips and social outings to foster a sense of school community, such as this week’s graduation celebration.
Details of the graduation ceremony are as follows:
WHAT: Iowa Virtual Academy 2020 Graduation Ceremony
WHEN: Saturday, June 6, 2020, 1:00 PM CT
WHERE: Register for the online ceremony here: https://tinyurl.com/IAVA2020Grad
About Iowa Virtual Academy
Iowa Virtual Academy is an online public school program of the Clayton Ridge Community School District, which uses curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. Iowa Virtual Academy’s individualized approach gives Iowa students the chance to learn in the ways that are right for them. For more about IAVA, visit iava.k12.com.