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Bridgeway Student Spotlight: Braelyn Wasem

If you’ve read our previous Student Spotlights in this blog, you’ve learned that families just like yours homeschool for a wide variety of reasons–from dissatisfaction with the public school system to bullying to traveling, and everything in between. Our newest spotlight focuses on Braelyn Wasem, a Bridgeway Academy 7th grader who has been homeschooling for

September 20th, 2022  |  by David Engle  |  Published in Bridgeway Community

Back-to-School Student Spotlight: Aria Cook, a 1st-Grader Wise Beyond Her Years

As a parent, it’s natural to think that your child is special and gifted. After all, every child is special! However, from time to time, we notice something unique in a child and wonder…”Is this normal? Should he/she know this at their age?” That was certainly the case with Erika Cook, her husband, and their

August 25th, 2022  |  by David Engle  |  Published in Bridgeway Community, New to Homeschooling

Student Spotlight: Arianna Anderson, Our 2022 Outstanding Service Award Winner

For some people, doing good is in their blood. It’s simply a part of who they are, and they don’t understand why others seemingly make a big deal over their charity and selflessness. You can count Arianna Anderson, a 2022 Bridgeway Academy graduate and the winner of our Outstanding Service Award, among them. “Receiving the

July 7th, 2022  |  by David Engle  |  Published in Bridgeway Community

Bridgeway Student Spotlight: Proud Hemsathapat

At Bridgeway Academy, we believe that children can truly learn about themselves through homeschooling. Oftentimes, the flexibility and the ability to take classes that interest them allow students to blossom into who they truly are, which may not have been possible in a more traditional school environment. In some cases, students discover hidden talents and

February 3rd, 2022  |  by David Engle  |  Published in Bridgeway Community

Bridgeway Student Spotlight: Chloe White

It’s not often you come across an 11-year-old who is a seasoned world traveler. Yet that’s exactly what Chloe White is–oh, and she chronicles each trip with the stunning photos she posts on Instagram as The Vacay Kid. This year alone, Chloe and her mother, Courtney, have visited Dubai in the United Arab Emirates; Santorini,

October 8th, 2021  |  by David Engle  |  Published in Bridgeway Community

Bridgeway Homeschool Academy Student Spotlight: Seth Manning

Many homeschooling families have been committed homeschoolers from the beginning. They knew they wanted to educate their children at home and pursued that option from the get go. Others, however, stumble into homeschooling looking for more flexibility or family time, because they have a struggling student, and often because they have been let down by

July 25th, 2014  |  by Jessica Parnell  |  Published in Bridgeway News, Learning Styles, New to Homeschooling, Tips & Ideas

Bridgeway Academy Staff Spotlight: Jessica Curfman

Since 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic brought the entire world to a screeching halt, online learning has taken on new significance. Obviously all students were learning online at home throughout 2020 and well into 2021. And, after a bumpy beginning, the masses realized, “Hey, this online learning thing, when done well, can actually work!” Of

September 27th, 2022  |  by David Engle  |  Published in Bridgeway Community

Bridgeway Academy Teacher Spotlight: Michelle Glasso

At Bridgeway Academy, we consider teachers to be heroes, whether it’s you as a parent homeschooling your child or one of our amazing instructors. Every day, teachers passionately take on the responsibility of educating, supporting, shaping, inspiring, comforting, rooting on, and pushing students to be their best selves. Teachers deserve all the recognition we can

June 1st, 2022  |  by David Engle  |  Published in Bridgeway Community

The COVID Mental Health Crisis & How Bridgeway Academy Helps Its Students

We have a full-blown crisis on our hands. There’s simply no other way to state it. In addition to the physical devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused over the past two years, children of all ages are suffering from a different–yet potentially just as harmful–form of devastation. A serious mental health crisis. Making the

May 4th, 2022  |  by David Engle  |  Published in Uncategorized

Global Youth Service Day: Bridgeway Students Give Back

Global Youth Service Day (which is actually observed between April 29 and May 1 this year) is, according to its website, “the largest youth service and civic action event in the world and the only one that celebrates and builds the capacity of all youth ages 5-25 to help our communities and democracy thrive by

April 27th, 2022  |  by David Engle  |  Published in Uncategorized

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