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Monday, March 8, 2021
Quote of the Week
Information and Updates
End of Learning Period Six This Friday
Just a friendly reminder that the end of LP 6 is this Friday and attendance and work samples are due. Please let your HST or Family Liaisons know if you have any questions.
Monthly Coffee Chat
We hope you will join us for an evening of coffee and conversation on Wednesday, March 24th at 7pm. RSVP is not required.
A Month of Literary Learning!
Scholastic Book Fair - Final Week
Parent Support Pods
Are you looking for ways to connect with fellow homeschooling families? Would you like to exchange ideas with parents who have students in your child's grade level? Look no further than our newest VIRTUAL parent connection meetings...Parent Support Pods!
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!
Parent Support Pod: 3rd-5th Grade - Wednesday, March 10th @ 2pm: https://zoom.us/j/93620732305
Parent Support Pod: 6th-8th Grade - Thursday, March 18th @ 9am:
Parent Support Pod: 9th-12th Grade - Wednesday, March 24th @ 2pm: https://zoom.us/j/99278389733
Show Your HST How Lucky You Are to Have Them!
We would love to surprise our amazing teachers with some virtual luck this month! March is the perfect time to tell people how lucky we are to have them be a part of our lives.
Please have your student(s) get creative by making their own picture with a few kind words about their HST, and then share a photo with us! Once we receive all the photos, we will build a special video to share with our staff.
The Deadline to send in photos will be Tuesday, March 9th at 5 pm.
Once you are ready to share your photo with us, please submit the photo and the pertinent information here.
We can't wait to see what our students come up with. Thank you for participating!
As a reminder, our Virtual Clubs do not meet the 2nd week of each month due to teacher meetings that happen all week, therefore there are no clubs this week. We look forward to seeing your children at our clubs next week!
Be on the lookout for two new clubs starting up next week: American Sign Language (ASL) Club and Science Experiments and Engineering Club (3rd - 6th grade).
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: email@example.com
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 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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Calling All Eighth 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!
Social Emotional Support
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
English Learner Needs Survey-
We would like to hear from you. Please give us feedback on the English Learner program at Cabrillo Point Academy. Survey
DELAC Meeting March 18 @ 5:00 PM: Join our English Learner Advisory Committee meeting and learn English Learner programs, receive school updates, and offer feedback on our English Learner program.
ELD Instructional Strategies Training: March 9 @ 10:00am. Join Lisa Mesa for an Instructional Strategies Training Collaborative Sentence Reconstruction and Sentence Combining.
This is the final week to submit your order requests in the EOS. Please reach out to your HST if you have a specific questions about a product or service.
Virtual Field Trips
Additional Resources & Opportunities
Imaginology Goes Virtual
INVENTION + PLAY + EXPERIMENTATION = LEARNING
Have you ever wondered how math can help you cook … or what causes a rainbow … or how baby chicks know when to hatch? Set a course full STEAM ahead to OC Fair’s Imaginology, where science, technology, engineering, art and math come alive in the most fun and exciting ways.
The 2021 Imaginology is being offered as a virtual online experience so that everyone can safely create projects in their homes.
We have modifed the categories so you can easily use materials you have around the house. We hope this inspires and sparks your creativity and brings you joy. Find details and enter the competition at https://ocfair.com/imaginology/.
CONTEST DEADLINE: March 19, 2021
Enter the Plant Trackers Contest For Grades 3rd - 6th
Scholastic is providing this at-home educational opportunity including lesson plans and activities! Your child can become a plant detective—for a chance to win $1,000! To enter the contest, they will observe a plant, then draw and write about it. Whether scoping out evergreen plants or newly budding plants, the end of winter and beginning of spring are the perfect times to observe plant changes in the environment.
Plus, check out additional fun plant projects that you can do as a family, like creating a cardboard plant puzzle or growing a bean in a jar. Access this opportunity here.
CONTEST DEADLINE: April 26, 2021
3 Simple Tips for Teaching Shakespeare
Are you a homeschooling parent who is considering leading your student (or students) through a study of Shakespeare? Maybe you’re excited to get started, but you’re also feeling nervous because he is, you know, Shakespeare: the father of Western poetry and drama, the guy whose plays are taught in every contemporary schoolroom. No pressure.
As someone who loves Shakespeare, studied his works in graduate school, and has tutored students in his plays and poetry, I’m going to make a guilty confession to you: I have totally “zoned out” while reading Shakespeare. I’ve done it more than once. As wonderful as Shakespeare’s language is, the modern reader can get a little lost in it. . . without a strategy. In today’s post, I want to share 3 tips that have helped me stay focused on, and therefore find a lot of enjoyment in, Shakespeare’s works. If you feel like you need a little guidance, or a little more focus, while getting started with reading and teaching works by “The Bard”, I hope these tips help you out!
Read the rest of the article here.
Cabrillo Point Academy Science Fairs
High School Graduation
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.