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Futures Academy In The News

Read our newsworthy stories and campus updates. Look here as we continue to make positive headlines in our communities and grow our campuses. 


Message from our Futures Academy President

We have been listening and learning from the world as well as from our educators and co-workers so we can make positive changes within our organization. Our learning philosophy is EMPOWER, and we strive to empower our students to go out into the world to make it a better place for all.


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Futures Academy Transitions its 30+ Year 1:1 Instruction Model to 100% Online 1:1 Learning

Whether online or on campus, Futures teaches in a 1:1 mode, where teachers provide high-quality, interactive, and personalized instruction in a one student to one teacher class setting.


Futures Academy Faculty Member Receives International Honor

A Spanish teacher at our Cupertino campus was awarded a Honorary Doctorate Degree by Europa Campus for being an Outstanding Hispanic and Outstanding Orator for the Latino Community in Northern California.


Futures Academy Featured in eSchool News Article

Implementing an effective learner-centered approach for educators and students: Kimberly Hatten, Ed.D., Director of Curriculum, discusses how the learner-centered approach works successfully in the Futures Academy network of schools.


EdSurge Article: Inside the School Where Every Student Gets Their Own Teacher

Futures Academy serves middle- and high schoolers while following a distinctly personalized model: Every class in every subject has one teacher and only one student. The model takes an eyebrow-raising twist on one-to-one instruction.


Laguna Hills Mayor Pro Tem Presented Plaque of Recognition During Grand Re-Opening Event

Families thanked us for making happiness a core element of our innovative curriculum and shared how their teens have shown a marked improvement in attitude towards school.


Bay Families Attended Walnut Creek Grand Re-Opening To Learn About Innovative Curriculum

Several parents tell us how much happier and confident their students have become since attending Futures Academy.


Many Families Took Part in Futures Academy's Grand Re-Opening Event in Woodland Hills

Aligning with one of Futures Academy’s four pillars, Devin C. Hughes spoke about how parents can help their teens develop more happiness and gratitude at home and at school.


Futures Academy Celebrated Name Change with Grand Re-Opening Event in San Diego

Futures Academy celebrated its name change from Halstrom Academy with a ribbon cutting event and special presentation on Tuesday, April 16 at its San Diego campus.


Futures Academy Celebrates name change with Grand Re-Opening Events

Our tagline ‘School Reimagined’ speaks to how we are redefining what education looks like and feels like for students. We look different, we teach differently, and we deliver next generation education.


Futures Academy Opens New Campus in the Hacienda Business Park

Futures Academy opens its new Pleasanton campus in the Hacienda Business Park in January 2019. In celebration of the opening, the campus is offering Founding Family Scholarships.


Now Futures Academy

Halstrom Academy becomes Futures Academy, effective October 2018

Soon we will be releasing an updated name and brand identity, which includes a new logo, font, overall look, messaging, and more. Starting early October, you will see the new look and messaging.


LA Parent Mag News

A School for Every Learner

Young prodigies aren’t the only candidates for a flexible approach to academics. While athletes, actors and artists are certainly among Halstrom Academy’s students, the school’s personalized, one-on-one approach is also well suited for all learners.


SD Instructor news

San Diego Instructor Goes the Extra Mile

In his seventh year as a health and social sciences teacher at Halstrom Academy’s San Diego campus, Hunter Bliss shares how his passion for running led to a fall back during high school, and how it brought him back to becoming a passionate and skilled middle and high school instructor.


Pasadena move news

Pasadena Campus Moves to an Updated, Larger Space

Last month, Halstrom Academy’s Pasadena Campus moved to a new location, allowing it to nearly double in size. The campus gained more classrooms, a larger common area for students to study and socialize.


Intalytics news

Halstrom Academy Selects Intalytics to Support Continued Expansion

Halstrom Academy, a premier 1:1 accredited private school for grades 6-12, has selected Intalytics to serve as its predictive analytics partner for market planning solutions.
Futures Academy has transitioned to teaching 100% LIVE online one-to-one instruction for all courses to support students and families during this time. Enroll now for full-time, part-time courses-for-credit, summer classes and/or personalized tutoring. Call 888.425.7876, fill out the request information form or chat with us to set up a virtual campus tour today!