Entries by Joshua Pasquinelli

Student Earns Perfect AP Drawing Exam Score

Recent CAHS graduate, Maya Sorvala, received a perfect score on her AP® Drawing Exam in May 2021. This superior accomplishment falls into a select category. Maya not only received the top score but was also one of only 219 students in the world to earn every point possible on the AP Drawing Exam. “This outstanding […]

CAHS Hosts Official TEDx Event

Classical Academy High School hosted its inaugural TEDxClassicalAcademyHS event featuring students’ ideas centered around the theme Rethinking Tomorrow Together. Hosted by the TEDed Club, speakers were recorded and are featured on the TEDx website and YouTube channel. The club was started by CAHS senior, Alexander Usher, and advisor, Derek Montgomery. The following students and community […]

School Choice Produces the Best Education

Over 50% of California parents agree with school choice. Todd Maddison is a K-12 education activist and the San Diego County Chair for Californians for School Choice. He is mobilizing the community to gather 1.5 million signatures to put school choice on the ballot. He explains the benefits of school choice and how parents can […]

Grant Funds Adaptive Play Equipment

Through a generous grant from Sam’s Posse, The Classical Academy has added an adaptive swing and musical garden to its Bear Valley Campus. The new equipment will provide inclusive activities and play spaces for children of all abilities. Soon a shade structure will be installed over the musical garden to keep the instruments cool during […]

The Classical Academies’ Marching Band Pivots During Pandemic

The Classical Academies offers Band as an opportunity to bring instrumental and musical education to students. The Caiman Corps Marching Band ensemble has 33 musicians performing at school pep rallies, football games, and in the California State Band Championships. Before the pandemic, the Caiman Corps and Drum Corps received three 1st Place awards in their […]