Inspiring San Diego

Weekly Newsletter with Karmen & Rachel

Week of May 13th - 17th

We're excited to share another amazing Student Spotlight with you in this edition of Inspiring San Diego. We also have our Vendor Spotlight, a couple upcoming field trips, as well as many offerings from our local vendors.

Also new in this edition is a survey for a show in interest in a 2019/2020 middle school Washington DC trip, please take a few moments to look at the details and let us know if it's something you would be interested in.

We would love to hear some feedback from our families. Please take a few moments to answer a few questions for us here!

Have a great week!

Student Spotlight

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Ava Castagnola

Ava, a 7th grader with Inspire, is currently enrolled at the Paintbox Art Studio in Mission Hills, a weekly homeschool art class. The class focuses on all mediums and movements of art. As of January 2019 the studio has been involved in back to back contests!
This specific contest, ‘Colors on Canvas’, is the first of a new Mission Hills tradition, where local artists (kids and adults) paint the 90” lamppost banners. They are wonderfully large pieces of acrylic art inspired by local places. Ava’s banner is a homage to Starbucks, every tween’s favorite place in Mission Hills. Ava is a very careful artist with an extreme attention to detail so it’s no surprise that her banner is beautiful and looks like a photo!

We are very proud of her efforts. You can check out Ava’s banner on South Goldfinch St. The winner of the contest receives a $500 prize. Good luck Ava!

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Coastal Roots Farm Field Trip


Tuesday, May 21

10am - 12pm

We are very excited to have 3rd – 5th graders from Inspire Charter Schools join us for learning and fun at Coastal Roots Farm! Students will be led through the Produce Plant Parts program for about 90 minutes. Families area welcome to bring a sack snack/lunch to enjoy in our picnic area after the program.

Click the Picture to Sign Up!

Indian Hills Camp Gold Rush Days Field Trip

Click the picture to sign up!


Take a trip back in time...

Gold Rush Days is a living history program that immerses students into the realities of 19th century California. Your students will be transformed into 1850s prospectors. They will each receive a historical role, travel to California via an Overland Trail, stake a claim and try to strike it rich! The goal of this living history experience is to teach your students what life would have been like in the 1850s for the various residents of California, including Native Americans, immigrants, and fortune-seekers from across the country. Some will be guaranteed to make a fortune, while most will lose it all and learn, as most prospectors did, that the streets of California were not really paved with gold. The program is perfect for any 4th grade class studying the California Gold Rush and covers CA State Standards 4.3 and 4.4.

Approved Vendor Summer Programs

Many of our vendors have amazing programs and camps planned for summer! We're keeping a list of them to make them easier for our families to find.

Click on picture to see list!

Middle School Washington DC Tour - Show of Interest

We are looking for a show of interest in a middle school tour of our Nation's Capital for the 2019/2020 school year. This trip would include a visit to the places pictured, in addition to several others. The approximate total for the trip would be $1250 per student/chaperone for a 4 day tour! Please click here to see all the details and let us know if you would be interested!

Vendor Spotlight

We offer an overall 'Horse Experience' with our Individual Lessons for the serious rider! Basic riding including horsemanship, safety, learning how to halter, groom, saddle and basic riding. Horses teach children coordination, cooperation, listening skills and other life skills.

Lessons are offered Monday or Tuesday from 9am-3pm and are $45 per lesson. Fun With Horses also offers summer kids camps! Please click on the picture for more information or use the information below to contact us.

Fun With Horses

Locations is Jamul and Brea

Email: Phone 949-285-5286

Vendor News

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San Diego County Events and Activities

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Use the Link below to Sign Up for the 5k Fun Run for Free!

lending Library News

Join the FUN at your Lending Library!!

Click HERE to see the Lending Library Newsletter for upcoming activities.

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Do you have family or friends who are interested in learning more about homeschooling with Inspire? There are so many opportunities for this, both online and in person! Please pass the event information on to anyone who might be interested.
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Karmen & Rachel

We are your local Family Liaisons.

Please let us know how we can help you! /