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BY BOB KUBIAK Executive Director
    the change going on in the world, West Michigan Virtual Academy is still here and operating without missing a beat. Imagine having the ability to complete all courses in an all-online or blended format with the ability to work from home or at one of our fully staffed computer labs.
Each year we are adding more and more programs at WMVA, administra- tion and staff look to expand to meet the needs of today’s students. Past successes include; a face-to-face College and Ca- reer Prep class teaching students real-life scenarios, FAFSA preparation to assist students in applying for college grants and scholarships, Career Day connecting students to mentors, graduation audits as teachers assist students to take control
of their own graduation plans, SAT
With our central office being located inside the Full Blast building, WMVA offers so many exciting extracurricular opportunities for students. Opportunities like having access to a water park, fitness center, and basketball/volleyball courts. Also, access to live, highly qualified educators and even a Master School Social Worker; whom provides a variety of services such as, but not limited to: individual counseling sessions, group counseling sessions, and emotional sup- port all help to seal the uniqueness and success of WMVA.
During these challenging times, WMVA was able to award over 50 of our students Diplomas this year. Already this summer the staff have been working hard with many of our students doing work over the summer while making sure our program is ready for our virtual families this next school year.
To learn more about us go to www., find us on Facebook, call (269) 441-9463 or stop by and see our center at 35. West Hamblin Avenue.
WMVA will insure that our students will have the ability to work virtually with full support of our staff or be able to drop in our center with proper adherence to the state guidelines for a safe and healthy educational experience.
Enrollment is filling fast! Stop by and see us!
  We Offer:
• FREEtutoring
• FREE summer school
• FREE college dual enrollment • FREE laptop and internet
• Grades 6-12
• Tuition free
• Highly qualified teachers
• Michigan merit curriculum
 Raising the bar: Some of the high- lights of our non-traditional approach this year: our growing participation in dual enrollment with Kellogg Community College, as well as the RMTC program. Students are also participating in the Calhoun Area Career Center (CACC) in pursuit of their desired career pathway. We now offer one-on-one, individualized math tutoring for students struggling in Math (as well as other academic areas).
                       West Michigan Virtual Academy offers a non-traditional program and en- vironment that, through time, has proven to be successful for many students. Stu- dents have 24-hour access to their own
Looking for a safe, uninterrupted learning experi- ence? What about
a virtual pub- lic-school program with a proven 10- year track record of success? With all of
personalized, state of the art, and online curriculum. Each student is equipped with a personalized education plan, which outlines their exact needs in order to meet their goal. West Michigan Virtual Academy provides flexible and person- alized learning environments, as well as highly qualified teachers in designated subject areas, mentor teachers that assist students in reaching their goals; a high school diploma; and is even staffed with a school social worker.
prep classes, and Military Day to assist students in learning about the opportuni- ties available in joining. These programs evolve with the needs of our students.
Still going strong after 10 years of success.
           CALL TODAY 269-441-9463
Looking for another option for grades 6-12?
We supply the technology, flexible learning options, and a supportive team of highly qualified teachers to help students earn their high school diploma. ANY TIME, ANY PACE, ANY PLACE!

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