The PCA Scoop

Weekly Family Update

Week of February 22nd, 2021

In This Week's Edition


✦ "Flat Travelers" Project - Last Day to Sign up is Friday, Feb 26

✦ Coffee with the Leadership Team

✦ 2021 Virtual Graduation & Promotion

✦ February Workshops

✦ Discovery Day & High School Hangouts Break


✦ Test Anxiety Presentation

✦ Enrichment Updates

✦ CAASPP Prep for SEVENTH Graders!

✦ Write at Home Essay Contest

✦ Social-Emotional Support: Mindset Mondays


✦ DELAC Committee Meeting - February 24

✦ Family Resource Site - Spanish Resources

✦ ELL Support Teacher Office Hours


✦ High School Updates

✦ High School Expo

✦ Military Recruiter Info Session

✦ Virtual Career Fair

✦ Engineering Showcase

✦ Scholarship Opportunities

PCA Happenings

"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!


All student matches will be made and sent out to families by Wednesday, March 3!

Coffee with the Leadership Team

2021 Virtual Graduation & Promotion

Join the Celebration!

Please join us in celebrating the hard work and dedication of our amazing PCA students. The ceremony will be virtual this year and will begin with the 8th grade promotion ceremony followed by the 12th grade graduation. Even though we can't get together in person, we want to be able to acknowledge our students online, with family and friends in attendance. Please click the the button below for more information!

February Workshops

3rd-5th Grade

Middle School

Discovery Day & High School Hangouts Break

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Parent Resources

Test Anxiety Presentation

Presenters: PCA School Psychologists

Date 1: 02/23/2021 (5:00 - 5:45 PM)

Date 2: 02/25/2021 (12:30 - 1:15 PM)

Overview & Purpose: It is estimated that anywhere from 10-40 percent

of students possess some form of test anxiety. This training will give parents

information and strategies to help your students relieve stress and anxiety in

regards to test taking. The same information will be presented each time, giving

parents the opportunity to choose the day/time that works best.

Please see the buttons below to attend at the given times!

Enrichment Updates

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CAASPP Prep for SEVENTH Graders!

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!

Click here for 7th grade video

Write at Home Essay Contest

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Social-Emotional Support

Mindset Monday February Topic: Fostering Friendship & Empathy

Please visit our Mindset Monday Page and check out our newly posted recordings for this month’s topic: “Fostering Friendship and Empathy”.

English Learners Resources

DELAC Committee Meeting - February 24

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Family Resource Site - Spanish Resources

Did you know that we have all of the recorded workshops available on the Family Resource Site? Under each date, parents can see the topic covered in that workshop!

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ELL Support Teacher Office Hours

ELL Support Teacher Office Hours for students already enrolled in their classes:

Linda Moreno

EL Intervention Coordinator

Tuesdays: 1-2 pm

(619) 857-2491

Office Hours with Ms. Allison are open to all ELL Students in PCA/CPA/MVA:

Come visit on Wednesdays from 11:30-12:15


  • HS EL students to get help with school work

  • ELL students who need help with BrainPopELL

High School

High School Updates

  • Add/Drop Deadline: The deadline to add a course, drop a course, or change curriculum for high school is March 1.

  • 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.

  • 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.

High School Expo

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Military Recruiter Info Session

Virtual Career Fair

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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:

Scholarship Opportunities

Here is a list of popular scholarship search engines or other pre-vetted scholarships.

Karmen & Rachel

We are your San Diego Family Liaisons.

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