Inspiring San Diego

Weekly Newsletter with Rachel & Karmen

February 24th - 28th

We have lots of exciting things coming up for our students. Spring Picture day is coming soon in Coronado, Grad Nite is just around the corner, and tons of great field trips are coming your way.

Please scroll through to read all about them!

Check out our new section that will highlight different events and activities taking place in San Diego County for little to no cost. Be sure to check there for fun ideas!

Have a great week!


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Spring Picture Day Order Form

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Grad Nite

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We would like to invite you to celebrate your accomplishments with your fellow grads and other high school seniors from all over the country at Grad Nite at Disney California Adventure on June 12, 2020!

Tickets are on sale now for $110 per person, please click here to purchase your ticket on Inspiration Station! Instructional Funds cannot be used as payment for this event, only credit card payment will be accepted. Students can participate in an optional online fundraiser to raise money to help cover the cost of their ticket, see the Inspiration Station listing for the fundraiser details.

Meeting Instructions:

  • All students attending this event must meet in the parking lot of the Anaheim First Christian Church (520 W South St, Anaheim, CA 92805) at 7:00 p.m. Students will check in with their chaperone and prepare to board the chartered buses to be transported to Disney California Adventure by 7:30 p.m. as one group.

  • Your ticket includes access to Grad Nite festivities like dance parties and California Adventure rides and attractions from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

  • Students will be bused back to the Anaheim First Christian Church (520 W South St, Anaheim, CA 92805) to be picked up by their parents between 2:45 a.m.-3:00 a.m.

Guest policy: You may register to bring an Inspire or non-Inspire friend or sibling between the ages of 14-20 to accompany you to Grad Nite. Parents cannot attend this event as chaperones. The event will be chaperoned by Inspire Family of Schools staff members.

For more information on Grad Nite, please email

Congratulations on this exciting accomplishment! We hope you will be able to join us in the celebration!

Riverside Prom

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Starry Night ~ Prom 2020

You're Invited...

Join us for hors d'oeuvres, desserts, interactive art, raffle prizes, all-night photo booth, and rooftop dancing under the stars! High School Inspire students grades 9-12 are eligible to attend and may invite a non-Inspire guest (age 14-20) to join them at this event, so grab a friend and dance the night away at the historic Riverside Art Museum in downtown Riverside. Tickets are limited, so purchase yours early!

Riverside Art Museum

3425 Mission Inn Avenue

Riverside, CA

Friday, April 24th, 7-11 pm

There are a limited number of tickets for this event.

Ticket Price: $100 each

This event is not eligible for Instructional Funds use.

Purchase your tickets HERE

2020 Prom Details


San Diego Museum Month

San Diego area residents and visitors are in for a special treat in February! Present your pass to receive 50% off the cost of admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council member museums. The San Diego Museum Month pass is free; one pass can be used at several museums* throughout the month of February.

Click on the picture for all the details.

San Diego Busker Festival

In its 14th year, this free event – California’s only busker festival – is a family-friendly spectacle and a beloved Seaport Village tradition.

View 24 eye-catching and unique acts -- like sword swallowing, knife throwing, pogo stick tricks and juggling on unicycles -- and help determine the People’s Choice award at Seaport Village on March 7th and 8th. Click the picture for more details.

Free entry. Tips will be accepted by performers.

Lowe's DIY Kids Workshops

Did you know that your local Lowe's hosts great DIY Kids Workshops each month?! The next event will be taking place Saturday, March 14 where kids will be making their own Tabletop Basketball. Please click on the cities below for all the details and to reserve your spot!


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Carlsbad Airport



Sea World - Free Admission for Active Duty Military and Families

For your service and sacrifice, we thank and salute you.

We hold the men and women of our armed forces and their families in the highest regard, and are honored to host you at our parks as our guests. Through our Waves of Honor program, military personnel and up to three direct dependents may enjoy one complimentary admission per year to SeaWorld® in San Diego. Offer is available online and for visitation through December 31, 2020.

This offer extends to any U.S. active duty military member, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman. Service members and their direct dependents will need to present a valid active military ID to participate. Please see our FAQs below for more information, particularly if the active military member is serving overseas, as these benefits may still apply.

  • Waves of Honor permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents.

  • Active duty service member must provide military ID upon visitation. Dependents over the age of 10 must also show ID.

  • To take advantage of these offers, click the button to verify your active duty status through Spouses must log-in under the active duty member's account in order to take advantage of the dependent tickets.

How it Works

  • Active duty service member must verify active status through the button HERE.

  • To take advantage of these offers, click the Troop ID button to verify your active duty status. (Spouses must log-in under the active duty members account in order to take advantage of the dependent tickets.)

  • Waves of Honor permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to a complimentary admission per year for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents.

Please click on Sea World picture to register


Click on the pictures below for all the details!

Open for Booking Tuesday, February 25th at 10am!

Currently Open for Booking


It can be difficult to remember the dates and times of field trips we've booked, but you can find all the details on Inspiration Station by following these steps:

1. Log in to and you will see “Hi (your name)” on the top right, with a little drop down arrow next to it. *Tip: if you're on your phone, just turn it horizontally and this will show.

2. Press the arrow and it will offer the option of viewing “My Account.”

3. Click on "My Account" and it will list all of the field trips you have signed up for. This includes all the links to the pages where you signed up, so you can find the lead teacher's name, email address and phone number!

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Be sure to check out all of the amazing opportunities our Community Connections offer! You can click here to check out their website! You can also click the button below to check out their monthly newsletter.


Inspiring Parents

Inspiring Parents meets the first Wednesday of each month from 1-2 p.m.

March 4th webcast will take a deeper dive into how to teach writing for grades K-5 from 1-2 pm and for 6th-high school from 2-3 pm.

Bookmark this link to join the online session each month. Come and grow your teaching toolkit with us.

Sign up here to receive the February 5th recording link via email. Click this link to view the clickable topics which will transport you to the free writing resources and how-to video web page. On the site, you can scroll down to view the grade level and resources you need.

Academic Video Library

Did you know you have access to Inspire's academic video library? These videos are available to support students in reading, math, and speech and can be accessed through the EOS!

Instructions to access Academic Video Library can be found here.

Parent Testing Resources Website

The Parent Testing Resources website is complete and ready for you to check out! Here you can find information about the assessments that Inspire offers to its students. Inspire hopes to partner with parents to help students be as successful as possible. We hope you find the resources on this website helpful to increase your understanding of the assessments we give and empower you to prepare your child as they come upon these tests during their educational career.

California Homeschool Parent Association

CHPA is a nonprofit organization consisting of Inspire homeschool parents who support Inspire Charter Schools’ mission and vision of parent choice and personalized learning for each unique child. CHPA strives to enhance and support the homeschool experience of each child, develop a closer connection between school and home by encouraging parent involvement, and increase options and improve the environment at Inspire Charter Schools through volunteer and financial support.

Here are ways to get connected -

The Facebook page link is here and the website is here.

Find your home group location and get connected to families in your community today!

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Karmen & Rachel

We are your local Family Liaisons.

Please let us know how we can help you! /