Homeschooling Through Hard Times

Relocation, deployment, miscarriages, and an injury that lead to paralysis and ultimately landed her in a wheelchair. Sharon is a homeschooling mom of four who has experienced many emotional and physical challenges in recent years. She has managed to successfully continue homeschooling by reaching out to her support network and finding ways to adapt and be grateful.

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Classical Academy Middle School Student Awarded Grand Prize at the Greater San Diego Science & Engineering Fair

Classical Academy Middle School student, Nicholas Usher, wins first place and the Grand Prize Award at the Greater San Diego Science & Engineering Fair! Nicholas also won awards from multiple professional societies, companies and institutions including the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, General Atomics, the Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association, the Professional Engineers in California Government, and the San Diego Science Educators Association. Nicholas was also nominated to enter the Broadcom MASTERS competition and to showcase his project at the California Science and Engineering Fair this spring as well! We are so proud of Nicholas and his accomplishments!

Pasta for Pennies

Over 1,000 hundred students at The Classical Academy, Escondido participated in the Pasta for Pennies program and raised over $8,100 in three weeks for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Students collected spare change in their classrooms and hosted a jog-a-thon on campus. This is the 20th year that The Classical Academy has participated in this national fundraiser. Annually, each classroom competes to raise the most money and the winning classroom wins lunch from The Olive Garden restaurant. The winning class this year was the fourth grade classroom.

Secrets to Homeschool Success

Sarah Springfield has been homeschooling her children for the past 7 years. When Sarah discovered the “Morning Basket”, she reconnected with her vision for teaching and rediscovered the joy of homeschooling.

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The Classical Academies Close In Response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In consultation with the Department of Health, The Classical Academies will be closed district-wide effective on Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, April 3, 2020. This organizational closure is followed by Spring Break, Monday, April 6, 2020 through Friday, April 10, 2020. Students, faculty, and support teams plan to be back in school on Monday, April 13, 2020.

This school closure will impact all sports, musical theater, and extracurricular activities, which will all be suspended or rescheduled.School closures come amidst growing concerns regarding contact with the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Campuses impacted include The Classical Academy (TK-8), Classical Academy Middle School (7-8), Classical Academy Vista (TK-8), Classical Academy High School (9-12), Coastal Academy (TK-8), and Coastal Academy High School (9-12).

“The safety of our students, parents, and community are paramount and this move is necessary to align with the growing safety concerns.”, stated The Classical Academies Chief Executive Officer Cameron Curry.  “Our team has done a tremendous job during these past few weeks and these unprecedented times call for us all to remain calm and confident.  We will get through this together and that speaks to the partnership we share with families at The Classical Academies.”

Classical Academy Middle School Students Win Top Awards at San Diego National History Day

Six Classical Academy Middle School students will advance to compete in the National History Day State Competition in Sacramento this May. National History Day is a project-based learning competition where students create a history project in the following categories: exhibit, essay, website, performance, or documentary. Students spent months researching, designing, and preparing their projects in preparation for the regional competition in San Diego. Much thanks to History Fair Advisor Kelly Schaller for leading Keira Burrington, Isaac Schmidt, Isabell, Jane, and Vivian Wheeler, TJHouser, SethPeace, and Kalel Weeks to success!