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LANV’s Amazing ACT Scores!

We are excited to announce that WL school Leadership Academy of Nevada (LANV) has achieved remarkable improvements in ACT scores in just three years. The school's success is so stunning that it captured the attention of the Nevada Department of Education, which just published a press release that showcases LANV for the school's exceptional performance.   The [...]
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A Burger’s Perspective on Williamsburg Learning

When I learned that Jordan B, a student at Leadership Academy of Nevada, a Williamsburg Learning school, received the Dean’s Scholarship and Women of Excellence Awards from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, I asked her how her Williamsburg Learning school helped her prepare for and earn these honors. Her response captures the experience described by many of our […]

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The Proof is in the Pudding!

Williamsburg Academy was the best decision we made regarding our son’s education. As homeschoolers since Kindergarten, we were accustomed to having flexibility, not only in our curriculum choices but our schedule. We always strived to keep our son Elliott challenged and interested while ensuring that the overall direction included enriched material required for that grade […]

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A Parent’s Perspective on Elevation

I am a 58-year-old father of a Williamsburg high school junior. I recently had an opportunity to experience the Elevation class at Williamsburg first hand due to a rather unique situation. My daughter has a form of epilepsy that can become life threatening rather quickly if she has a seizure. My wife and I were [...]
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Moroccan Adventures!

Dear friends, Camels spit. And drool. And when it’s mating season, they hang their enormous tongues out the side of their mouths, inflate them, and grunt deeply. They’re cantankerous creatures who are used to desert solitude, long sandy stretches without food or water, and they’ll snap at you if you get too close. They’re also [...]
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New Assistant Executive Director: Lucas Reynolds

Dear Williamsburg Parents and Students, I am humbled and honored for the opportunity to begin this new phase of my journey at Williamsburg. I had a very rewarding experience this last Elevation. On the first day, all of the students gathered in the volleyball pit to be assigned to their “pod.” As I looked out [...]
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Mary Ann Johnson – Relationship Transformations for Busy Parents

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to interview Mary Ann Johnson, a mentor and author whose values are closely aligned with ours here at Williamsburg Learning. In her new book, Becoming a Present Parent: Connecting With Your Children in 5 Minutes or Less, Mary Ann uses her experiences with family, friends, and mentees to teach […]

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We Heard You! New Courses and Big Improvements

Introduction to Fall 2017 Program Updates Hello! Over the past year, we have fielded feedback from hundreds of parents and students about how Williamsburg Learning is changing your lives. We love our families, and your feedback always motivates us to be our best! Over the past year, we asked parents and students how we might [...]
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Students Fund Clean Water Pipeline in Bolivia

Students who learn about about problems in the world but are not empowered to act often become cynical, rather than compassionate. At Williamsburg Academy we believe it’s critical that our students are empowered to make a difference in the world. Last semester, students in our 6th and 7th grade Humanities course learned that women and […]

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Lifelong Benefits of a Williamsburg Education

Most schools focus on serving students while they are currently enrolled. Some schools take a longer view and prepare students for college. At Williamsburg, our goal since day one has been to help students develop leadership skills, passion, vision, and self-knowledge that will serve them throughout their lives. This approach is challenging because it is […]

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