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Monday, February 8, 2021
Quote of the Week
Information and Updates
Valentine's Day Activity
Kicking Off a Month of History in February!
Early Modern Times: 1300's - 1800's
Below are some resources with engaging and educational activities for kids! Click on the images to visit the websites.
Monthly Coffee Chat
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!
Details and the sign-up survey can be found here.
We have had such an amazing turnout these last few weeks with our virtual clubs! The teachers have been presenting and engaging with such fantastic content and your children have been participating and making it soo much fun! We are loving the time spent together.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Please join the Edgenuity HQTs for course specific/student success sessions throughout the month of February. All high school students in HQT led courses and CP courses are welcome to join in. Please see the February Extras flyer and message Jolene with any questions. email@example.com
Job Corps Information Session: Presenter: Romario Willson, San Diego Job Corps Admissions Counselor
When: Tuesday, February 9th at 1pm
Link: Job Corps Link
High School Counselor Support
February 19 & 20 - Annual Black College Expo is Now Virtual! $5 Registration fee
Over 10 million in Scholarships available!
Get Accepted to colleges on The Spot
College Application Fees Waived
Receive Scholarships on the Spot
Informative Seminars and Workshops
Experts will help you with FAFSA
$1,000 Cash & Prize Giveaways
Career and Internship opportunities ..upload your resume
Calling All Sixth 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!
Here is the link to our NEW South Schools Intervention Website:
You now have access to our highly anticipated Tier 1 Intervention Programs for Reading. In addition to that you will still see our ODI Math Videos, SEL/Growth Mindset Resources, and our Writer’s Workshop Video Lessons.
Please remember to update the link in your bookmarks!
Social Emotional Support
The Enrichment Ordering System will be down while school is not in session over the President's Day holiday and School Recess, and it will be accessible once again on February 22nd. Our staff, who work hard all year to serve our school, are also on break during this time, and we hope they enjoy their break, as well! We are grateful for your partnership with our school and we hope that you enjoy the holiday break!
Important upcoming Enrichment dates and information can be found here!
If you have items to return to the school, please click on the graphic below for details!
Parent, teacher, and student ID’s are available once again until the end of February. Our photographer has offered to provide ID cards for $6 each. It is about a 2-week turnaround. If you need it rushed, the cost is $20.
HERE is the link to the survey order form.
Please contact Michelle McCoy if you have any questions!
Virtual Field Trips
Homeschooling Reflection: Loss of the Big Yellow Bus
"When we first landed, suddenly and unexpectedly, in the land of homeschooling, I had countless fears and concerns. And, to be honest, one of the biggest concerns was time. Will we drive each other completely berserk spending that much time together?
My oldest son, who landed us here in the homeschool world, has always been a funny, brilliant, energetic, and completely exhausting little human. I love him to bits, but he is a lot. To this day, he’s the reason for my morning coffee! When we first started homeschooling, I wondered if we’d drive each other bonkers.
As that big yellow bus pulled away without him that very first year, I wondered if I had made the right decision."
Read the rest of the article here.
Additional Resources & Opportunities
Vans Custom Culture Design Contest
We have registered Cabrillo Point Academy as a participating school in the vans contest. High School students will need to design around the competition themes: Hometown Pride & Head in the Clouds. The best pair of shoes in each theme will be submitted to Vans (one design per theme). If your student is interested in participating, please download the Official Vans Shoe Design Template using the link below. Once your student has completed their Vans Shoe Design, please use the second link below to submit their designs. The deadline for submission is February 12th. Whether Cabrillo Point Academy gets chosen or not, Cabrillo Point Academy will showcase our winners in each category in our newsletter.
Touch-Type Read & Spell
Did you know that as part of your Online Subscription Package (OSP) you have access to a typing, reading and spelling program for your student? In a world of keyboards and computers, typing is an exceptionally useful skill. Touch-Type Read & Spell is a web based, easy-to-follow program that is highly effective in teaching your students how to type AND improve their reading and spelling! Great for TK-8 grade learners!
Access Touch-Type Read & Spell here.
Every Kid Outdoors Through National Park Services
How It Works
Many 4th graders missed out on using their Every Kid Outdoors Annual 4th Grade Pass during the 2019-2020 school year. A new voucher is now available for 5th grade students for the rest of the school year!
With this voucher, 5th graders and their families will have free access to national parks and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior from October 28, 2020 through August 31, 2021.
Get free access for 5th graders here.
Writer's Workshop Office Hours
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.