USPA Blog

703, 2017

Parent Involvement Supports Online Learning Success By Kimberly Dow

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Parent Involvement Supports Online Learning Success By Kimberly Dow

Every parent knows that they are a vital part of their child’s education.  It doesn't matter if they attend an online or a brick and mortar school. Still, new USPA [...]

102, 2017

Thumb Wars By Pete Smith

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Thumb Wars By Pete Smith

1, 2, 3, 4, I declare a thumb war….  It’s one of my favorite times of the day.  There is so much joy in the simple act of waiting at [...]

3110, 2016

Getting to Know You by Pete Smith

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Getting to Know You by Pete Smith

USPA parents often talk about how different our approach is as a digital school. Our entire team has leveraged their past experiences in education and has been very focused on [...]

1110, 2016

Welcome from USPA President

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Welcome from USPA President

Dear USPA Families, It is a pleasure to welcome you to another “school year” at US Performance Academy. With that said, I realize many of you are months into your [...]

509, 2016

The Perception of Pressure by Pete Smith

By | September 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on The Perception of Pressure by Pete Smith

It was amazing to watch the highlights of the Olympics last night. What struck me the most was each athlete’s ability to manage the pressure of expectation before they jumped [...]

1107, 2016

The Old College “Tri” By USPA Director of College Counseling, Brennan Barnard

By | July 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on The Old College “Tri” By USPA Director of College Counseling, Brennan Barnard

The sweat dripping off my forehead provides an inconvenient slip and slide effect as I keep pushing my sunglasses up off of my nose. Without these lenses I will surely [...]