The PCA Scoop

Weekly Family Update

Week of March 29th, 2021

In This Week's Edition


✦ South Schools' Parent Support Pods!!

✦ April Coffee with the Leadership

✦ 2021 Virtual Graduation & Promotion

✦ Discovery Day & High School Hangouts Break


✦ Enrichment Updates

✦ Online Intervention Survey

✦ Test Prep

✦ Social-Emotional Support: Mindset Mondays

✦ Schoolwide Learner Outcomes

✦ Writer's Workshop


✦ Family Resource Site - Spanish Resources

✦ ELL Support Teacher Office Hours


✦ High School Updates

✦ Virtual Career Fair

✦ Scholarship Opportunities

PCA Happenings

South Schools' Parent Support Pods!!

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Join our once-a-month (grade-specific) meetings to talk ALL THINGS HOMESCHOOLING with parents just like you! This will be a time to chat about curriculum, successes, failures and to bounce ideas off one another all from the comfort of your own home. We can't wait to see you there!

TK - 2nd grade - Thursday, April 1st @ 2pm:

3rd - 5th grade -Wednesday, April 7th @ 2pm:

6th - 8th grade - Thursday, April 15th @ 12pm:

9th - 12th Grade - Tuesday, April 27th @ 2pm:

April Coffee with the Leadership

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!

Discovery Day & High School Hangouts

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iscovery Day communities are based on your student's grade and nearest location in order to make connections with consistent teachers & peers in your area. However, families may register with any community that works for their schedules. Please refer to the May Schedule for a list of communities & mark your calendars. Sign up HERE.

High School Hangout Details Coming Soon!

Parent Resources

Enrichment Updates

Important upcoming Enrichment dates and information can be found here!

Returning library materials? Please keep in mind:

  • Parents should still have access to their old library system accounts. By logging into your account, you should be able to see which items are checked out to your child(ren).

  • If you are unable to access your old library account, please feel free to call the school and speak with a Library Specialist, who can check to see if any items are still checked out to your family.

  • There is no need to separate enrichment and library materials when returning them to the library.

  • There is no need to add library materials to students’ inventory sheets when returning them to the library. Each library item has an asset tag on it, which our librarians will use to check it in.

    Thank you very much for your help with getting those items returned!

    Returning enrichment materials? Please follow the instructions on this sheet, and thank you for your help!

    As a reminder, the final day to place product, service, and tech orders for the 2020/21 school year is April 15th.

Online Intervention Survey

Hello Families,

We appreciate your participation in our Online Intervention program(s) this school year. Our Student Support Team is always striving to make improvements where they are needed and would love your feedback on the online programs your student(s) participated in this year. Please take a few minutes to fill out THIS anonymous survey with any comments you wish to share with us about any of the below programs. The survey will close on April 2nd at 7pm.



-Reading Eggspress


-Learning Ally

-Reading Horizons - Discovery

-Reading Horizons - Elevate

We appreciate your time and hope you have a wonderful day!

Test Prep

Please see our *New* Test Prep Tab - housed on our Intervention Website- You will find great resources for Reading, Writing, and Math that will help prepare your kids for State Testing.

Social-Emotional Support

Mindset Monday March Topic: Self-Compassion and The Power of Mistakes

We learned so much in our class last week about

“The Power of Mistakes” and “Self-Compassion”.

Do you know what Neuroplasticity is?

In case you missed, here are the recordings you can watch and the resources you can review to learn more about it!

RESOURCES - TK-5th / 6th-12th

K-5 Lesson Slides

K-5 Lesson Video Recording

6-12 Lesson Slides

6-12 Lesson Video Recording

Schoolwide Learner Outcomes

The Schoolwide Learner Outcomes are goals that we have for the students at Pacific Coast Academy. By receiving an education with us, our goal is that by the time a student graduates high school, the SLOs will be incorporated into a student's life.

One goal, as educators, is to help our students become independent in their learning and thinking. Let us know how you support this or observe this in your students.

Let's Investigate:

Independent Critical Thinkers

Independent critical thinkers who have the ability to problem-solve, take ownership, and apply their knowledge to a variety of problems.

Wondering where to locate PCA's SLOs? Click here!

Please share how you have observed students becoming or demonstrating the ability to be independent critical thinkers below!

PCA Schoolwide Learner Outcomes Survey

Writer's Workshop

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Office Hours

Tuesdays: 10-11

Thursdays: 1-2

Password: davidson

For Teachers, Parents and Students of PCA, MVA, CPA

English Learners Resources

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

Come visit Ms. Allison


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

Progress Reports: The end of Quarter 3 is approaching! Progress reports will be completed the weekly of March 22. Reach out to your HST now with any concerns.

Edgenuity Progress Report Grades: In Edgenuity, the Actual Grade is the progress report grade. Please contact your HQT with any questions about this grade.

Edgenuity Extras: Please join the Edgenuity HQTs for course specific/student success sessions throughout the month of March. All high school students in HQT led courses and CP courses are welcome to join in. Please see the March Extras flyer and message Jolene with any questions.

CPA HQT Encounters: We'd love for you to join a CPA HQT Encounter this month! All are welcome! Please see the March flyer here.

Virtual College Fairs:

The National Association of College Admissions Counselors in partnership with the Common App are offering four College fairs this spring 2021.

TIP: Pay attention to the timezone and adjust accordingly.

Create an account and register here

Virtual Career Fair

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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.

Please let us know how we can help you! /