May 27, 2020

Wrangling School & Rodeo

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A full-time Launch schedule allows Raymore-Peculiar middle school student Alaina Gatz time to train and participate in rodeos nationwide.Alaina Gatz has a different morning routine than most eighth graders. “After I wake up, I go out...

October 9, 2019

Ticket to Ride

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Thanks to Launch’s online course offerings, Grain Valley High School junior Tyler Hagan is able to keep up on his school work as he competes in BMX races nationwide. Tyler Hagan discovered his passion for BMX riding at age 7. ......

July 9, 2019

Chasing a Dream

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By enrolling in Launch courses, Kirkwood High School student Spike Kohlbecker was able to follow his racing career overseas. When Kirkwood student Spike Kohlbecker was offered the opportunity to travel overseas to race in the New...

December 10, 2018

A Balancing Act

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During her summer break, Republic High School freshman Kloey Monthei was both a star and a student—the national-level pageant princess earned her PE I credit with Launch. Kloey Monthei has been competing in pageants since age 6. “I...