Welcome to the HASD Virtual Learning Academy (HAVA)

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  • The Hamburg Area School District provides a virtual learning environment for students in grades K-12.  Each course is designed to provide a challenging, rigorous curriculum for students who demonstrate the characteristics of a successful digital learner.  Families work closely with the school counselor and virtual learning facilitator to customize a program and insure a successful experience. Students can choose to receive all instruction in an online format or create a blended schedule with traditional and online courses.

    Online courses may be considered due to a schedule conflict or when a student would like to participate in a course not offered in the High School Program of Studies.  The Hamburg Area School District partners with Pearson Connexus to provide virtual instruction to elementary students and sometimes middle school and high school students depending on the situation. Edgenuity offers middle school and high school students a variety of courses including electives, honors, AP, and world language. VHS Learning provides supplements to the high school program of studies with courses that are unique to the district.

    All online courses follow a semester or full-year academic calendar.  Enrollments are conducted prior to the start of each school year and prior to the start of the second semester in January.  Any student or parent interested in enrolling in virtual learning courses should first contact the student's school counselor.   

    Designing a home learning space video

    Pearson Connexus

    Pearson Connexus video



    Edgenuity Video

    Edgenuity Sample Lesson 



    District phone number: (610) 562-2241

    High School Counselors

    Michelle Wyles-Herbert x2541 (students last names starting with A-K)

    Alethea Machamer x2542 (students last names starting with L-Z)

    Middle School Counselors

    Charles Kutz x3542

    Cheryl Pishock x3543

    Tilden Elementary School Counselor

    Audrey Arms x4001

    Perry Elementary School Counselor

    Cheryl Anderson x4111

    For information about virtual learning contact:

    Mindy Ponter, Virtual Learning Facilitator x2325 or minpon@hasdhawks.org