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Earn your high school diploma on your own terms and take control of your future. Explore our blog to get an inside look at educational insights, industry hot topics, tips and tricks to help you succeed, and some of our most exciting student and school successes!

Tina’s Story: How A High School Diploma For Adults Changed My Life

Written by James Madison High School on Monday, 05 March 2018. Posted in Adult Learner, Success Stories

Single Mom of 5 Earns High School Diploma for Adults

Sometimes life just happens and, before you know it, you’ve tucked away your dreams. Maybe you think the  time to make those dreams come true has come and gone. James Madison High School (JMHS) graduate Tina V. was one of those people. But after love, dropping out of high school, five children, and a divorce, Tina felt something missing from her life. She knew she was meant for more but, in order to make her dreams come true, Tina faced what seemed like a tremendous obstacle: she needed to earn her high school diploma. Fortunately, in her search for an online high school, she found JMHS. Below, in her own words, is Tina’s experience earning her high school diploma for adults and the positive changes having her high school degree has made in her life.

17 New & Improved Excuses for Not Studying

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 01 March 2018. Posted in Helpful Tips, Just for Fun

17 New & Improved Excuses for Not Studying

We get it. Some days you just don't feel the study vibe.

10 Fast & Simple Tips for Better Learning - An Infographic

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in Helpful Tips, Just for Fun

10 Fast & Simple Tips for Better Learning

Online high school gives you the freedom to study from home, at a coffee shop, in a park, or at your local bookstore–anywhere that works for you. But it does still mean studying. Here are some quick and easy study tips to help you become a better learner, even as you order that second double latte.

Dealing with a Bully? Virtual High School Offers Options for Your Child

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 15 February 2018. Posted in For Parents

Virtual High School Offers Options for Dealing with Bullying

According to government statistics, “...between 1 in 4 and 1 in 3 U.S. students say they have been bullied at school.” That’s over 10 million students. Most of this bullying takes place on school grounds, whether it’s the cafeteria, the gym, the hallway, the parking lot or even on the school bus. While school administrators and state and local lawmakers are working hard to prevent and stop bullying, if your child is facing emotional or physical battery, an immediate option is to enroll your child in a virtual high school.

Is Online Homeschooling for You? Take this Quiz to Find Out!

Written by James Madison High School on Monday, 12 February 2018. Posted in Helpful Tips, Just for Fun

Is Online Homeschooling for You? Take this Quiz!

Is online homeschooling right for you? Sure, hanging out in your pajamas with your four-legged friend by your side sounds ideal--and it can be--but work, discipline, and self-motivation also come into play. Homeschooling online isn’t for everyone, but it’s becoming an increasingly popular option for everyone from athletes who need to travel to families with demanding schedules to students who do well academically but suffer in traditional school settings from low self-esteem or bullying.

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