Coastal Academy Receives WASC Accreditation

Coastal Academy High School secured 6-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)! WASC accreditation is a process schools use to monitor student learning and set school improvement goals. WASC accreditation is an ongoing six-year cycle of quality whereby the school demonstrates the capacity, commitment, and competence to support high-quality student learning and ongoing school improvement. The school assesses its program and impact on student learning concerning the WASC criteria, indicators, and other accreditation factors. Congratulations to the Coastal Academy High School team for their hard work and tenacity; the organization celebrates your excellence!

CAHS Student Advances to National Competition

CAHS Junior, Arden Noland, was the highest-scoring soloist at a UCSD dance competition in mid-May. The Title competition win was based on her technique, showmanship, execution, choreography, and costuming. Arden was awarded a scholarship and is advancing to Nationals…good luck Arden!

Classical Academy High School Presents Reclamation!

The Classical Academies’ Music Department presents Reclamation, a Celebration of Making Music Together Again, on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 6:30 pm. Doors open at 6:00 pm. There will be a live band, drumline, and musical performances from grades 6-12. The concert will be held at Classical Academy High School Studio Campus, located at 207 E Pennsylvania Ave in Escondido. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and can be purchased at the door.

Classical Academy High School Student Wins $40K Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship and Internship

Classical Academy High School senior Raj Pabari is a winner of the prestigious $40,000 Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship. After his first year of college, Raj will also receive a paid internship at Amazon to gain hands-on, practical work experience with cutting-edge technologies. The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship program assists high school seniors who have completed advanced computer science courses and plan to continue their computer science education at an accredited four-year college or university. He was selected based on various criteria, including his academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, work experience, short answer questions, and a teacher recommendation.
“I see my future innovating at the intersection of social impact, computer science, and business,” stated Raj. “I look forward to learning about next-generation technologies during the internship.” Raj plans to attend Stanford University this fall to study computer science. Learn more about the Amazon Future Engineer program here.

Character Scholarship Awards

The North County Education Foundation (NCEF) presented Classical Academy High School Seniors Jett Palmer and Alexander Usher and Coastal Academy High Senior Sadie Terpstra with a $2,000 scholarship. Each high school selected a finalist after they submitted essays and participated in formal interviews with a panel of judges. This was the fourth year NCEF presented scholarships, and this year’s theme was Communication. NCEF supports and promotes students who attend The Classical Academies.

Meet our JumpStart Keynote Speaker, Michaeleen Doucleff

Michaeleen is an author, scientist, and global correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR) and shares lessons from her New York Times bestselling book, Hunt Gather Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans. Michaeleen’s global travels introduced her to cultures that model an easier way to raise helpful, confident, cooperative, and kind children. Michaeleen is our featured Keynote Speaker at our Jumpstart Parent Education Conference on Thursday, August 11, 2022. Save the date!

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