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Monday, February 22, 2021
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Information and Updates
High School Graduation
Now is the time to order your cap & gown, graduation announcements, senior apparel, and class jewelry **Please note that this is not required for graduation and all Josten's items will not be able to be placed using funds**.
The cap and gown for Cabrillo is a Royal color and the tassel is red and white as shown here.
It is important to place your graduation orders on time. NOW is the only time to receive the group discount and be assured of timely delivery.
Please place your graduation orders by Saturday, February 27th.
ORDER ONLINE at Jostens.com by February 27th.
Click this link to go directly to the Cabrillo Point Academy page on jostens.com:
Order by February 27th, before these special offers expire...
-FREE CAP AND GOWN when you order THE SENIOR PACKAGE.
-$40 OFF most class ring and jewelry orders when you use the code SENIORGIFT40 at checkout.
-FREE COMPANION RING with any class ring or jewelry order.
We know this is a very challenging time. Orders can be placed with a deposit, and many flexible payment options are available with NO interest.
WE’RE HERE TO HELP!
If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to your HST.
Let’s go, Class of 2021!
Wrapping Up a Month of History
Ancient Times and The Middle Ages 7000BCE - 1500's
The Middle Ages ushered in a distinct period of cultural refinement and expression through art, literature, and architecture in the Age of Discovery. This epoch also gave rise to agricultural innovations and a commercial economy independent of the feudal system. Today, we see the impact of traditions, innovations, and relics of the past in modern governments, economies, and cultures.
Below are some resources with engaging and educational activities for kids! Click on the images to visit the websites.
Kicking off a Month of Literary Learning in March!
Monthly Coffee Chat
Flat Travelers Project
Are you looking for a creative way to engage your student? Do you have a Flat Stanley fan in your home? If so, this event is for you!
Join us in learning about new places and the art of writing letters, all while making new friends with this exciting project!
Details and the sign-up survey can be found here.
Please note: the last day for sign-up is Friday, February 26!
All student matches will be made and sent out to families by Wednesday, March 3!
Welcome back from break! This week we have some great things going on in our clubs: Reading Clubs (Sight Words and Beginning Reading, Cooking Club (week 2 of a 3-week culinary trip through Italy), Nature Club (leaf confetti bookmarks), Art Clubs for older and younger students, a Writing Club for middle school, a Math Game Club for 4th - 6th grade (this week the focus is on place value through a fun solve the mystery picture), High School Hangout Club, Fitness Club (this week is cardio, strength, and training), Writing Club for 2nd - 3rd grade (how to write a fable), and an Exploring Geography Club (this week is Madagascar!). There is something for everyone! We look forward to engaging with your children!
If you still have not received an email from your HST with the Club Hub information and link, please reach out to them and request it.
For information on how to navigate Club Hub, please click on the button below.
If you have any questions, please contact your HST or Gina Garland: firstname.lastname@example.org
BigFuture Days: Click here for more information on BigFuture Days, from College Board. College Board is hosting virtual events for high school students to connect directly with college admissions representatives and take action on the most important steps for college.
Military Recruiter Info Session- February 26 @10:30: A recruiter from the U.S Marine Corps will be hosting a zoom information session for our students. The recruiter will present information on the Marine Corp and general information on the other branches of the military. Military Info Session Link
Cabrillo Point Academy High School Orientation: Families of incoming freshman and new students for the 21-22 school year are welcome on March 3 to discuss high school with the counselors and coordinator. We offer two meeting times: 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and meeting links are available here.
Engineering Showcase: The UCR Bourns College of Engineering and the UCR MESA Program invites all area kids, families and prospective students to an engaging and informative virtual event, our 2021 Engineering Showcase! Formerly the "Engineering Family Night," the event is an opportunity to inform you all about the college and the exciting things we do. It's a chance to learn about the engineering profession and what it takes to be an engineer. The event is free! Please see attached flyer for registration information or follow this link: https://2021bcoeshowcase.eventbrite.com
Edgenuity Extras: Join the HQTs for an Edgenuity Extra. See the flyer here for more information and rsvp with the teacher leading the session. All high school students are welcome to attend.
Calling All Seventh Graders!
Join us for weekly, interactive, grade-level videos to help prepare for the CAASPP test this spring. We will be focusing on MATH! So have your student grab a pencil and paper and join one of our math intervention teachers for tips, tricks, and problem solving. Each week will be a different grade, so keep your eyes out for yours!
Here is the link to our NEW South Schools Intervention Website:
You now have access to our highly anticipated Tier 1 Intervention Programs for Reading. In addition to that you will still see our ODI Math Videos, SEL/Growth Mindset Resources, and our Writer’s Workshop Video Lessons.
Please remember to update the link in your bookmarks!
Social Emotional Support
Important upcoming Enrichment dates and information can be found below.
Parent, teacher, and student ID’s are available once again until the end of February. Our photographer has offered to provide ID cards for $6 each. It is about a 2-week turnaround. If you need it rushed, the cost is $20.
HERE is the link to the survey order form.
Please contact Michelle McCoy if you have any questions!
Virtual Field Trips
10 Tips for Homeschooling Wiggle Worms
It can be challenging to parent and homeschool a little wiggle worm. Are you homeschooling a child who struggles with ADD, ADHD, SPD, anxiety, or other special needs? If so, here are ten tips that can help!
1. Establish Routines
Every parent knows that children thrive on routines, but routines are especially important for children who struggle to maintain attention and focus. Trying your best to adhere to a predictable routine can be extremely helpful.
2. Use Visual Reminders
Set your child up for success with visual reminders. In our home, I have a laminated morning to-do list in my son's room. The kids' bathroom door has a laminated evening to-do list. These lists did not take long to make, and they helped to cut down on parenting nagging and increase independence.
When you do give your child verbal instructions, make sure your child is making eye contact with you. Ask him to repeat the instructions back to you. If you provide written instructions as well, there is a higher likelihood that your directions will stick.
Read the rest of the article here.
Additional Resources & Opportunities
Every Kid Outdoors Through National Park Services
How It Works
Many 4th graders missed out on using their Every Kid Outdoors Annual 4th Grade Pass during the 2019-2020 school year. A new voucher is now available for 5th grade students for the rest of the school year!
With this voucher, 5th graders and their families will have free access to national parks and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior from October 28, 2020 through August 31, 2021.
Get free access for 5th graders here.
2020-2021 Online Subscription Package
Have an OSP related question or problem?
Please join our weekly office hours for live support - every Wednesday from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
***NEW MEETING LINK: https://zoom.us/j/94816292813
Or, you can email OSP Help!
Please be sure to provide the student’s name and/or district ID and a detailed explanation of the problem so that we may better assist you.
These previously recorded webinars are available to view. Join us as we present a showcase of popular (school approved and secular) curriculum to our community. Families also have the opportunity to learn more about some popular curriculum options directly from the vendors!
I Can Statements
Community and Connection
Please note: There are three questions that need to be answered in order to join. The group is for currently enrolled families only.