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Let’s Make a Change: Ending Stereotypes

We all want the world to be a better place and to bring peace to everyone. But there are so many problems in the world, we don’t know where to start. If I could fix one problem in the world right now, I would end stereotypes. I think stereotypes cause all types of problems like…

Teaching Self-Confidence

Teaching Self-Confidence

Our parents and teachers teach us many things academically to help us achieve in life. Which is really good, because those things prepare us for future jobs and things like that. But what about the things that help you be a better you and build your mental ability, so that you feel like you can…

The Importance of Organization

The Importance of Organization

The things that are the most challenging are the things that can also help you continue in your success and find different strategies for life. My struggles were always with my phone or prioritization with my time. Something that can help you prevent your focus from being distracted is organization and motivation. Organization: Creating little…


Why PVA is my New School

Hello, my name is Jenna Edmonds. I am 12 years old and in the 7th grade. This year is my first year ever doing online school. Today I will be telling my story of why I do online school and what I think about it. I go to PVA because when I was in sixth…

"Breathe", by Citrus Brewer

“Breathe”, by Citrus Brewer



Teen Mommy

If you’re like me then diapers, school work, and headaches are basically your daily routine. Now you might be asking yourself, “What does she mean?” Well, what I mean is that I am a teen mom who gets a lot of headaches juggling schoolwork and diapers! My name is Sarah. I’m 16 years old and…

Tips for New PVA Students

Tips for New PVA Students

Hi! My name is Jomana, and I’m currently a sophomore in P.V.A. I’ve been in P.V.A for 4 years now, which means I have a ton of advice to give you, so you might want to go grab a snack and relax. Tip #1: Don’t ever let yourself fall behind. Once you fall it will…

Why I go to PVA

Why I go to PVA

Hello my name is Daija Davenport. I am an 8th grade student at Philadelphia Virtual Academy (PVA). The reason I came to Philadelphia Virtual Academy is because of my past and me being scared of my future. Some kids like me don’t always get a chance to switch up or do something about it . When…