Throughout the year students are invited to get involved with various activities on campus such as:
Spirit Dress Up Days
Super S. T. E. M. Saturday
Musical Theater (4th grade and up)
A. S. B.
Spirit Flag Team (girls 5th grade and up)
Classical Academy, Vista plans field trips several times each year for students and their families to attend. These field trips align with classroom learning in history or science. Field trip opportunities might include the opera, a visit to a museum or theme park, the zoo, or another educational excursion. All school field trips are designed to be family-friendly, meaning the entire family is welcome to attend unless otherwise stated. Parents are responsible for their children on all field trips.
The Classical Academies annually hosts Super STEM Saturday, a full-day science, technology, and engineering event that encourages students to explore stem education and careers. This event is held in March at California State University San Marcos.
Students in grades 4-8 have the opportunity to take educational and enriching overnight class trips, including Sacramento/San Francisco, Pathfinder Camp, Astrocamp, Catalina Island, and an East Coast trip.
Visual & Performing Arts
Art – Art classes at Classical Academy, Vista are designed to build a strong foundation in the Visual Arts, as well as inspire and encourage children in various media. Students in grades third through eighth study various artists, art history, art movements, and learn about and how to incorporate the elements and principles of design into works of art. Projects are aligned with California State Visual Arts Standards and provide students with a well-rounded and thorough experience in the Visual Arts. Projects begin with an introduction to a particular artist, technique, and/or art movement. Each student will explore the elements and principles of design pertinent to the project, learn art terms, discuss works of art, and will have studio time to create masterpieces.
Music is provided for students in grades K-8. Students experience many different kinds of opportunities through music from around the world. All the music students explore their vocals, a variety of instruments, fun rhythmic expressions and even composing.
Classical Academy, Vista is well known for its top-notch, musical theatre program. Each year in the spring they put on a full-scale junior stage production on a professional stage. Students in grades 4-8 grace the stage with their best acting, singing and dancing in full costumes and makeup. Musical Theatre is an extra-curricular program. Past productions have included Aladdin, Annie, and The Little Mermaid Jr.