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Knock Your Note-Taking Out of the Park

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Friday, February 17, 2017)

note taking
Taking good notes is critical to your academic success for many reasons. First, they improve your concentration. Needing to listen to a lecture or read a text, process the information, and identify key points will help you commit the information to memory. Additionally, taking notes, especially of lectures or presentations, will give you a written record of what you’re learning. Finally, grab a notebook and pen and take notes the old fashioned way.

 

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The Benefits of Educational Travel

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Monday, February 13, 2017)

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The Power of School Counselors

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Friday, February 10, 2017)

school counselor
The case for increased investment in school counselors is a strong one. Recent statistical evidence is highlighting – more than ever before – the critical role school counselors play in helping more students finish high school and go on to college.
 

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Have You Considered AVID?

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Wednesday, February 08, 2017)

online charter school
“There’s only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything.”
Vincent Lombardi

Did you know: CalPac is just the second school in the nation to offer AVID classes online? AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) classes are elective courses for college bound students and we truly hope you jump at the opportunity to take part in this program.
 

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Variety Hour Recap: Spring Club Fair Offerings at CalPac

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Friday, February 03, 2017)



Did you miss Wednesday’s Variety Hour? Are you interested in joining a club at CalPac? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. See below for a snapshot of the Spring clubs we’ll be offering. Need more convincing? Check out 5 reasons why you should join a club at CalPac 
here.
 

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Getting to Know Ms. Jennifer Adams

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Tuesday, January 31, 2017)


Ms. Jennifer Adams studied Psychology at UC Santa Barbara and also received an Educational Specialist teaching credential from UCSB. After graduate school, she moved to Bhutan, a small country in the Himalayas. There, she taught 5th and 6th grade English and helped to start a non-profit for students with disabilities.
 

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Student Highlight: Kathy

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Tuesday, January 31, 2017)

student scholars
Meet Kathy, Middle School Star Student who has been with CalPac since last year. CalPac has had a great influence in her life. She said, “They give me more work but it helps me understand the topic better than when I am in public school”.  CalPac is great because she can work at her own pace unlike being in brick and mortar school.

 

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Student Highlight: Jasmine

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Tuesday, January 31, 2017)

student scholar
Meet our High School Star Student, Jasmine. She is an 11th grader who has been attending CalPac for 3 months. During her free time, she enjoys shopping and spending time with her family. Her favorite movies are Jungle Book and London has Fallen. Jasmine also enjoys reading and her favorite book is the Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. Her hobbies include playing basketball and baseball.
 

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Principal’s Letter 2017

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Tuesday, January 31, 2017)


Dear Students and Parents/Guardians,

Welcome to a new semester at CalPac.  If you are new to CalPac this semester, welcome to the family.  As you get to know your teachers and fellow classmates, I'm sure you'll see what a great community of scholars and friends we have here.  Go to your live sessions, participate fully, get to know your classmates at social hour (every Wednesday at noon), and join a club!  If you are continuing with CalPac this semester, identify some areas for improvement!  What do you wish you did last semester that would have kept you on track or kept your grades higher?  Set a few goals for yourself. 

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Plagiarism in Academic Writing: How to Identify and Avoid It

    (Provided by California Pacific Charter Schools, Tuesday, January 31, 2017)

identifying plagiarism
What is plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the act of stealing someone’s ideas or words. Examples of plagiarism include turning in someone else's work as your own, coping words or ideas from a source without giving credit or failing to put a quotation in quotation marks. 

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