Nov 2022 National News

17th Annual K12 Art Competition

Coming soon!

K12 is calling all artists to showcase their creativity in the 17th annual K12 Art Competition starting December 1, 2022. With epic prizes and bragging rights on the line, you won’t want to miss participating in this competition!

Want to be notified when registration opens? Click the link below to be notified!

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Follow our Stride Student Instagram Channel! @stridestudent

We are so excited to announce we have a Stride Student Engagement Instagram Channel! You can find us @stridestudent

This channel is meant to share about student engagement opportunities, as well as showcase student talent and elevate student voices to feel seen and heard! This channel is for our students to follow and connect with one another, as well as see what fun things we have happening!

Stride Serves: Fighting Hunger

It is estimated that 48 million Americans (including 16 million children) live in a home that does not have the ability to get healthy food on a regular basis. This means that 1 in 5 children go hungry sometime during the year. We invite you to help bring awareness to this struggle with hunger and work together to bring an end to it.

How You Can Get Involved:

  • Donate your time at a local food pantry to serve food.
  • Conduct a food drive in your neighborhood.
  • Collect unused plastic utensils to donate to a food bank or shelter.
  • Deliver a meal or a treat to a neighbor.
  • Cook a meal for your family.
  • What other ideas can you think of to Fight Hunger?

Be sure to share photos of your activities on your school's social media pages with the hashtag #StrideServes!

Cook Center for Human Connection: Your Child's Anxiety & Depression

Stride is excited to present a live event November 9th, 2022 @ 3:30PM ET for Learning Coaches and parents of students enrolled in Stride K12-powered schools on Your Child's Anxiety & Depression, in partnership with the Cook Center for Human Connection.

Register today

Learn simple strategies that will help parents respond to their child’s anxiety. When applied, these skills will help the child and parent bond, allowing the child to identify and work through their anxiety more effectively. Also learn signs of depression and basic steps to help manage depression, and when to seek professional help.

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Partners in Education Webinar: Supporting the Active Child 11/16/22

Get the Right Tools and Hear from Other Students During November’s Entrepreneurship Month

High school students are changing what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Over 60% of high school students nationwide have started or plan to start their own business, they are putting impact over profit, and the side jobs they are doing now are teaching them transferrable skills they need for success.

With our Entrepreneurship Resource Center, students can learn from other students who have started their own business, get free tools and tips, explore what they can do to learn entrepreneurial skills for the future, and more.

Go to the High School Entrepreneurship Resource Center

Download the GenZ Entrepreneurship Guide

Students Share Ideas and Connect in Tallo’s New Online Entrepreneurship Community

When a student has a Tallo profile, they can interact, comment, and learn from other high schools involved in entrepreneurship.

Students can view the community, log-in, and connect with other students now here.

Get a profile or learn more about Tallo at this page.

Live Event for High School Students– Boss Yourself: A Teenager's Guide to Entrepreneurship

Learn from entrepreneur and student coach at INDLS, Gina Oakley! Do you dream of becoming a teen boss and running your own business?

Join this exciting webinar to discover the benefits of entrepreneurship and how to be an entrepreneur, all while you are still in high school.

Friday, November 18, 2022 at 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Students can register here.

If you want to learn more about upcoming Career Prep events, check out our Nursing Club and brand new College and Career Events page!

Students Can Share their Entrepreneurial Journey & Be Featured

Students - tell us about your business or entrepreneurial journey.

If selected, we will contact you to learn more and feature you on our entrepreneur site or social media!

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Getting Social with Stride: Join the Stride Nursing Club! November 16 at 12pm EST

Learn more about the benefits and joining this fun and engaging club for students interested in pursuing a career in nursing.

Have an idea for a Facebook Live interview?

Joining a Facebook Live session is a great way to bring awareness to the work we are doing at Stride! There are opportunities to be a guest on our K12 Corporate (M, W, F) and Stride Career Prep (T, Thurs) Facebook pages. This invitation is open to Stride employees, school staff, students and families, and industry partners.

If you would like to be a guest, please plan to be available for about 30 minutes. The live session will stream to Facebook via Zoom, so you will receive an Outlook invitation to attend.

We are open to topics and ideas, so don’t hesitate to contact us! Who’s ready to get on the schedule for August? There is a spot waiting for you!

Check out some upcoming session this month below:

Day in the Life

Podcast: Fitness and Summer Fun

What's New in the Webinar Library

Internship Tips from Stride Intern, Madison Terrell

Upcoming Fall Activities and More

Student Advisory Council Member Experience

How to Make Money Using Your Cell Phone

If you are ready to get on the calendar, please contact Missy Bolden at

She is also the point person if you are a stakeholder and would like to stream an event via Facebook Live.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Why should others join the Learning Coach Community?

Why should others join the Learning Coach Community?

Learning Coach Social Sessions

Join Learning Coach Social Sessions every Tuesday on Zoom to socialize with other Learning Coaches, ask for or offer advice, and simply chat with other adults. Register today in the National Learning Coach Community.

National Learning Coach Community

Join thousands of Learning Coaches in the National Learning Coach Community within the K12 App. This virtual village has been built to help Learning Coaches:

  • Access helpful resources
  • Meet and message other LCs
  • Connect their students with new friends
  • Receive and share advice, ideas and encouragement
  • Join interactive discussions, challenges, community building events and live guest discussion board moderators

Download the K12 app, log in using your Learning Coach credentials and join the National LC Community. #learningcoachlife

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National Learning Coach Programming


We are honored you chose a K12-powered school for your student(s)! We strive to provide you with helpful content, resources, and connections to be successful in your important role as a Learning Coach.

Please visit our K12 National Learning Coach Programming Newsletter frequently to view the latest Learning Coach sessions and information.

K12 On Learning Podcast

Each episode can be enjoyed here.

You can also find us and subscribe to Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and others. Find us on the STRIDE/K12 website! Look for our Podcast Cover, as shown above!

Each podcast has an average download of 100 unique listeners and over 100 re-listens.

Our audience is listening on Google Chrome, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iTunes, and Stitcher, to name just a few. The podcast is now featured on the carousel banner on the website.

Are you listening? Please subscribe today and leave a review. We would love to hear from you.

If you are interested in being featured on the K12 On Learning podcast or know a student, family, or professional you think would make a great guest, please email Heidi Higgins at

Stay Connected on the Go!

Explore K12 on your smartphone or tablet! And stay tuned, we're continually adding new app features.

The K12 app is a great resource for parents and legal guardians, keeping you in the loop starting with your online school search to completing the enrollment process to the last day of the school year and beyond!

With the K12 app, you'll have the power to:

  • Start and complete enrollment
  • Track your student's progress†
  • View your schedule†
  • Log daily attendance†
  • Receive instant notifications
  • Communicate your plans for future school years

The K12 app experience may vary by school. If you have questions, call 866.571.4316 for information.

This feature is only applicable in some schools.