Rule change a blow to charter schools

Our Executive Director Cameron Curry, participated in the following editorial with other area charter school leaders. They combine forces to share their opinion on the recent need for charter schools offering independent study with learning centers having to close them due to a recent court ruling. 

Read the San Diego Union-Tribune article here!

America’s most challenging high schools rankings released

The Washington Post’s Education Columnist Jay Matthews released his annual rankings of how well the nation’s top high schools challenge their students. 2017 showed a sustained increase in the number of schools that qualify for America’s Most Challenging High Schools list, with about 12 percent of U.S. high schools making the cut. When the list debuted in 1998, just one percent qualified.

The list was invented to recognize great schools like yours, so please help share this recognition. 

Read Jay’s column here. View the rankings here.

County well represented on U.S. News best high schools list

Dozens of schools in San Diego County made the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings of the nation’s best high schools.

Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Gold schools are the top 500 based on highest college readiness. Silver schools are high-performing schools based on lower college readiness. Bronze schools are high-performing schools based on state exam performance.

Escondido Union High School District: Silver: San Pasqual High, 122/706; Classical Academy High, 150/888. Bronze (state ranking): Escondido Charter High, 569. Bronze (no ranking): Del Lago Academy — Campus of Applied Science.

Click here to read the full article.

Classical Academy’s “Annie Jr.” is a hit

The Classical Academy, Vista, recently staged its second musical theater performance, “Annie Jr.,” drawing an audience of more than 600 to the Star Theatre in Oceanside.

Thirty-five students in fourth through eighth grades, including students from special-needs classes, performed four different shows over two days earlier this month.

Director Bruce Gearhart and set designer Mary Wait oversaw the full production. Pictured are cast members.

 

Click HERE to read the full article posted by the San Diego Union Tribune.

Softball team of superstars enjoy being top of their league

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