The PCA Scoop

Weekly Family Update

Week of March 22nd, 2021

In This Week's Edition


✦ South Schools' Parent Support Pods!!

✦ March Virtual Workshop - Middle School

✦ 2021 Virtual Graduation & Promotion

✦ Discovery Day & High School Hangouts Break


✦ Enrichment Updates

✦ Intervention Site - Test Prep!

✦ Social-Emotional Support: Mindset Mondays

✦ Schoolwide Learner Outcomes

✦ Writer's Workshop

✦ #SELday


✦ Family Resource Site - Spanish Resources

✦ ELL Support Teacher Office Hours


✦ High School Updates

✦ High School Curriculum Roadshow

✦ 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!

9th-12th Grade - Wednesday, March 24th @ 2pm:

March Virtual Workshops

Middle School

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 Break

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Parent Resources

Enrichment Updates

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Intervention Site - 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

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Join us for the second annual International SEL Day on March 26, 2021! This is an opportunity to spread the word about the importance and impact of social emotional learning.

We know that social emotional learning (SEL) changes lives. Studies show that SEL delivers long-term improvements in skills, behavior, and academic performance while reducing anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. SEL competencies are also critically important for long-term success in today’s economy.

This year as we continue to face the challenges of a global pandemic, SEL Day 2021 will focus on Building Bonds, Reimagining Communities. Working together, we can raise awareness for SEL, and incorporate SEL practices into our learning days at home.

Learn more about and sign up for SEL day here.

Check out our school’s SEL resources here.

Five Easy Social Emotional Learning Activities for Kids to do at Home

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

High School Curriculum Roadshow

Come join the HS Team discuss both In House options and other popular options for high school curriculum. Question and answer time to follow. Tuesday, March 23 @ 5 pm. (Will be recorded and shared in case you can't make it).

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

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