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Halstrom Academy is a private middle school and high school with flexible scheduling options providing individualized 1:1 instruction and mastery-based learning ensuring that all students meet their full academic potential. Read about current news and events happening at a Halstrom campus near you. Find out why this private school has students and teachers who rock!
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Halstrom students are regular kids who want to be in control of how they learn. Aspiring actors and athletes, working professionals, unique learners and students with social distractions find value in the private school 1:1 instruction and flexible scheduling options. Like other public and private high schools, Halstrom is Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredited. Each student can choose from numerous AP courses, over a hundred UC/CSU certified courses and NCAA-approved courses taught by expert teachers.
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Monday, Oct 14, 2013 Carrie Mulcahy
There are many nightmarish stories about the use of social media by teens .  Stories involving social media & teens often involve harassment, bullying, and even stalking.  It is difficult to imagine social media having any benefit to teens and their education and parents often feel compelled to pull the social media plug.   However, it is important to remember that social...Read More
Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 Carrie Mulcahy
Standout Student of the Month Mission Viejo Campus Kiana Smith, a senior at Mission Viejo campus will graduate in January, a semester early, with an anticipated grade point average of 4.1. As impressive as this is, understanding her dedication and motivation to succeed truly shows her strength to overcome obstacles. Three short years ago. Kiana was struggling to focus in class due...Read More
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 Tre Conway
Our world and economy today is driven by innovation, ingenuity and technology, with competition and renewal being the main themes. Corporate climates have diversified to an environment of creativity and collaboration that rest on a platform of social media and networking. All of these economic evolutions place a high demand on our country’s education system, to continually create fresh...Read More
Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 Carrie Mulcahy
Last January, I had the pleasure of giving a tour to a father and son during Halstrom Academy’s open house night. The son, Jack, looked like any tall, blonde teenager. He was pleasant but quiet; it was obvious his father was dragging him to our open house. I asked Jack, “what do you like to do?” and this question got him talking. Jack said, "I like doing anything with my hands," and I knew at...Read More
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 Carrie Mulcahy
College Tuition & Degrees With The Highest ROI As college tuition continues to rise and with nearly 60% of students taking on student loans to fund their education, we are seeing more students struggling to find the perfect work-life balance after graduation. This infographic from Non Profit Colleges Online walks us through the history of college tuition and how students and families...Read More