Launch Student Stories

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October 2, 2019

Making Sense of Struggle

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After living in foster care and later being moved to a group home, Felicity Winfield lacked the determination she needed to finish high school. Thanks to positive encouragement and a few Launch courses, she got on the right track and ......

September 5, 2019

Dixon Learns With Launch

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In addition to his seated schedule at Cassville Middle School, advanced eighth grader Dixon Reid took Geometry online with Launch. Access Launch: How did you learn that you could take a Launch class online? Dixon Reid: We were trying to ......

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...

April 9, 2019

Launch’s Future Physicist

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Get to know Thayer High School student Cole West, a University of Missouri-bound senior who is currently taking Launch’s AP Physics course. Access Launch: What is your favorite thing about AP Physics? Cole West: What I like about AP...

March 11, 2019

An Alternative Route

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Thanks to Launch’s credit recovery courses and the Missouri Option Program, Central High School student Ian Irven was able to earn his high school diploma after missing an entire year of classes. Ian Irven never minded attending school...