Launch Success Stories: Gina Bain

Savannah WaszczukSuccess Stories

Gina Bain, a junior at Albany High School, says Launch provides her with course access she otherwise wouldn’t have. High school juniors often enroll in classes like chemistry and astronomy to fulfill their yearly schedule’s science credit. Gina Bain, a … Read More

Why We Launch: Albany

Savannah WaszczukWhy We Launch

No Missouri student’s learning should be limited by zip code—Launch provides online course access to thousands of students in dozens of small school districts sprinkled throughout the state. Learn how it works in Albany, which has more than 60 of … Read More

A Day in the Life of a Launch Staffer

Savannah WaszczukUncategorized

What’s it like to run a virtual school? We joined Launch Quality Assurance Specialist Dr. Meghan Roe for a day of editing in online education. 7:41 a.m.: Dr. Meghan Roe glances at a spreadsheet on her laptop before she makes … Read More

Launch Success Stories: Rosalind Johnson

Savannah WaszczukSuccess Stories

Rosalind Johnson’s world was turned upside down when she learned her mother had cancer, and her school work suffered. Thanks to Launch and a partnership with Missouri Options, Rosalind was able to graduate. Rosalind Johnson was always the happy kid … Read More

Why We Launch: South Nodaway

Savannah WaszczukWhy We Launch

Thanks to a partnership with Launch, South Nodaway High School students are able to makeup credits with the help of caring and considerate Missouri-certified teachers. High school students deserve high school teachers. In a seated classroom, you’d never imagine leaving … Read More

Why We Launch: Aurora

Savannah WaszczukWhy We Launch

Thanks to Launch, Aurora High School students have the opportunity to take a plethora of classes the school isn’t able to offer seated. Aurora Facts K-12 Enrollment: 2,016 High School Enrollment: 550 City Population: 7,100 School Colors: Red and Black … Read More

Why We Launch: Camdenton

Savannah WaszczukWhy We Launch

Since Launch provides highly qualified, Missouri-certified teachers with all courses, leaders at Camdenton High School are able to reposition full-time staff to better serve students. Leaders at Camdenton High School understand the value of online learning. “We feel it’s very … Read More

Why We Launch: Kirkwood

Savannah WaszczukWhy We Launch

Kirkwood High School began using Launch to meet the needs of one advanced student last spring. Fast forward to Summer 2018, and over five dozen KHS students took Launch courses to earn required credits and build flexibility into their schedules. … Read More

100 Strong

Savannah WaszczukBreaking News

On September 24, Norborne R-VIII School District became Launch’s 100th partner. “Provide equal course access to all Missouri students, regardless of zip code.” This has been one of Launch’s main goals since we began offering online courses to students across … Read More

Teacher Talk: Kazumi Holcomb

Savannah WaszczukAccess Launch

Kazumi Holcomb, a native of Japan, shares the story behind developing and teaching Launch’s Japanese I and II courses. I was born in Japan. My hometown is called Yokohama, which is the second largest city. I went to college also … Read More