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Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
Quote of the Week
School News and Important Dates
Orange County Vendor Fair
Learning Period 4
High School Enrollment
- High School students enrolling after November 2, 2018 will start on January 28, 2019 at the beginning of Second Semester.
- High School enrollment closes on March 1, 2019. This is to ensure there is adequate time for students to complete their courses.
Field Trip Cancellations
You can cancel tickets through the Inspiration Station System!
Just log in to your account, and on the top right, you will see a small drop down arrow next to your email address. Click the arrow and select "My account." There you will see all the field trips you have signed up, and are able to cancel a single ticket, or all of your family's tickets. We have attached a screenshot below to show this.
Please note: once payment has been made to the venue, we are unable to cancel tickets and refund your account.
Upcoming Field Trips
Please keep in mind: We have a lot of interest in field trips, so if you know you are unable to attend a field trip that you have signed up for, please cancel your tickets (even if it's a free event) as soon as possible. We have listed the steps on how to cancel tickets above. This allows another family on our waiting list to join. Thank you!
Bowers Museum Field Trip
The Irvine EA teachers planned a field trip to the Bowers Museum for EA families in December and there are still 50 tickets left and we wanted to open it up to our personal families as well. It's a busy season we know, but if you're interested see attached flyer as well as details below and click here to sign up ASAP!
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana 92706
Thursday, December 6th
Cost: $15 per student
November 15th: Fullerton Sports Park, Fullerton. Time: 10am-noon (See flyer below)
November 16th: Florence Joyner Park, Mission Viejo. Time: 1-3pm (See flyer below)
* No park days on November 23rd or 30th*
December 7th: TeWinkle Park, Costa Mesa. Time: 1-3pm (See flyer below)
Website Spotlight: Art For Kids Hub
Homeschooling with Seasonal Affective Disorder
It happens every year, without fail, and I don’t know if it is my age or what, but each year it gets a little bit worse.
And, sometimes, it strikes all of a sudden, out of the blue… er- gray.
The homeschool year starts off okay. Great even! We crack open those new books, open a fresh sheet of notebook paper, and everywhere we look we see pencils with tips and erasers. The future is bright. Eyes are twinkling. We have big plans for the year. We feel collectively enthusiastic. We are all on one team and we are going to rock this year straight out of the park.
And then, after a few weeks, it happens.
Suddenly, the air has a chill. The sky is more gray than blue. Every morning seems a little darker; nightfall creeps closer each afternoon.
And, if you’re like me, motivation plummets.
If you struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), this time of year can be… tricky.
Read the rest of this article at https://simplehomeschool.net/sad/.
Ways Children Can Give Back
If you are looking for ways to give back to the community, this link is packed full of great ideas!
Mr Electric! Electricity and Energy Show
Matter, light, energy and electricity are all part of this incredible presentation. Mr. Electric will present amazing and mysterious science discoveries! Watch real indoor lightning using a powerful Tesla Coil. Students will be supported in air with magnets and more!
Location: Yorba Linda Library, 18181 Imperial Highway, Yorba Linda, 92886.
Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time: 6.30pm - 7.15pm
Wild Tales Hike by OC Parks
Must register to attend, as there are limited spaces. Register here.
Date: Friday, November 16, 2018Time: 10.30am- 11.30am
Location: Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 2301 University Dr, Newport Beach, 92660
Aquarium of the Pacific's Autumn Festival
Community and Connection
2019 Coastal Art & Poetry Contest
We are always so thrilled when we get to share the great news about Inspire Charter Schools with other families! If you happen to know someone who is considering homeschooling and would like to get more information, we will be holding two sessions staffed by Inspire teachers to answer questions they may have! Attached please find our flyers which you are welcome to share!
Wednesday, November 14th
3030 Harbor Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Friday, November 16th
18523 Brookhurst St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708