Hannah Cook Ice Dancing

Ice Dancing Homeschooler headed to Worlds

Bridgeway Academy graduate Hannah Cook is ice dancing her way across the world! Hannah, who graduated from Bridgeway Academy last fall, will be competing in the 2017 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships March 15-17 in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan). She and partner Temirlan “Tima” Yerzhanov will be competing for his country, Kazakhstan, in […] READ MORE

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What the Tebow Bill means for Homeschooling

The number of states proposing Tebow Bill legislation is good news for homeschool students and parents who want to see homeschoolers take part in local public high school sports teams and extracurricular activities. What is the Tebow Bill? The legislative bills are named after former NFL player and current professional baseball player Tim Tebow. As a quarterback at […] READ MORE

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Meet Our Academic Advisors: Dorene Gorsuch

Dorene Gorsuch is one of  Bridgeway Academy’s academic advisors, but she’s really so much more than a job description. “For me, the most important part about being an academic advisor is establishing relationships with families,” the mother of two grown children explains. “I want them to know that they’re not just names on my list. […] READ MORE

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Homeschooling Performer Reaches for the Stars

Thanks to Bridgeway Academy, homeschooling performer Abby O’Branovich is ready to fly! The 13-year-old from Texas is only in eighth grade, so she’s not  literally ready to fly on her own just yet, but she is ready to fly on stage as Peter Pan in the TexARTS youth production of Peter Pan Jr. slated for […] READ MORE

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Merry Christmas Homeschoolers!

Merry Christmas homeschoolers! Did you wake up this morning to the sounds of eager young children bursting with excitement, ready to scurry out of their bedrooms to see what Santa Claus left under the Christmas tree? Did you turn on the coffee, fire up the oven and bake fresh cinnamon buns to fill the house […] READ MORE

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Homeschooler Sails and Carries His Country’s Colors

Homeschooler Simon Gomez Ortiz Carried Colombia’s Flag in International Sailing Competition You see them in the Opening and Closing ceremonies of all Olympic Games: the flag-bearers. Each country chooses one athlete to carry their nation’s flag during ceremonies to kick off and close the prestigious international competition. In November, Bridgeway Academy student Simon Gomez Ortiz […] READ MORE

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Online High School Gymnast Lands Stanford Scholarship

In November, Bridgeway Academy online high school student Taylor Lawson achieved a lifelong dream by signing a National Letter of Intent to continue her education and compete in gymnastics at Stanford University. My main goal is to become an orthopedic surgeon, which I know this university will help me accomplish, and athletically, I want to […] READ MORE

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Meet Our Academic Advisors: Shannon Kull

There is perhaps nothing Shannon Kull enjoys more than photographing her family spending quality time together. She, husband Rick and pre-teen daughter Abigail love bowling, skating and just about every activity they can do as a family. Well, maybe with the exception of ziplining. Shannon, who is one of Bridgeway Academy’s talented academic advisors for […] READ MORE

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Student Showcase: Singing the Praises of Homeschooling

Singing in public could give a lot of teenagers – homeschooling or not – a sudden panic attack. Try singing in public on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Or singing in front of a packed house at the Kennedy Center. Rebecca and Raquel Sorto-Robles, twin sisters and Bridgeway Academy homeschool students, […] READ MORE

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Veterans Day Salute to Military Families

For Mia Amador, Veterans Day is extra special. An 11-year-old student with Bridgeway Academy, Mia knows that Veterans Day is a national holiday that honors people like her dad, Master Chief Petty Officer Dennis Amador, who pilots LCAC (hovercraft) with the United States Navy. She’ll only be able to Facetime him that day, however. He’s […] READ MORE