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Scholarship Prep: Leading the Way in Trauma-Informed Education and Support for Homeless Students at LAUSD Summit

Scholarship Prep: Leading the Way in Trauma-Informed Education and Support for Homeless Students at LAUSD Summit

Posted by Scholarship Prep on June 04, 2024 in General News

Scholarship Prep’s involvement in the LAUSD Summit provided a welcome platform to share our experience in trauma-informed practices and support for students experiencing homelessness. We’re passionate about equipping those in the broader educational community. In doing so, we’re working together to ensure that every student feels safe, supported, and ready to succeed.

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Scholarship Prep Awarded $400,000 Grant to Expand STEM and Art Programs

Scholarship Prep Awarded $400,000 Grant to Expand STEM and Art Programs

Posted by Scholarship Prep on June 04, 2024 in General News

Through this initiative, we're striving to provide regular, culturally relevant STEM and Arts programming to all our Scholars. By integrating this instruction into our regular school day, we're bridging the gap and ensuring equitable access to STEM and Arts education.

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Bravo! Scholarship Prep Oceanside’s Production of Aladdin Jr. Captures Hearts in the Community

Bravo! Scholarship Prep Oceanside’s Production of Aladdin Jr. Captures Hearts in the Community

Posted by Scholarship Prep on May 29, 2024 in General News

The historic Star Theatre in Oceanside served as the perfect backdrop for this magical performance, which was the culmination of months of preparation and dedication. Our drama program, an integral part of our elective classes and after-school offerings, brought together Scholars from across the grade levels. Students learned the nuances of theatrical performance, from vocal projection to stage presence, all while fostering a strong sense of teamwork and camaraderie.

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Scholarship Prep Secures $2.85M CCSPP Grant to Expand Student and Family Support Services

Scholarship Prep Secures $2.85M CCSPP Grant to Expand Student and Family Support Services

Posted by Scholarship Prep on May 22, 2024 in General News

With this funding, Scholarship Prep will continue to enhance our community school model, focusing on daily social-emotional learning, trauma-informed education, as well as family and stakeholder engagement. We'll also strengthen our partnerships to provide essential items, health supports, and wraparound services to our students and families.

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Scholarship Prep South Bay Dance Team Shines in Back-to-Back Competitions

Scholarship Prep South Bay Dance Team Shines in Back-to-Back Competitions

Posted by Scholarship Prep on May 20, 2024 in Local News

For the second consecutive year, our Dance Competition Team has emerged victorious, clinching 1st place at the prestigious Sharp International championships. Their back-to-back triumphs showcase not only their exceptional talent but also their dedication and determination in their craft.

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A Journey from Caterpillar to Butterfly at Scholarship Prep South Bay

A Journey from Caterpillar to Butterfly at Scholarship Prep South Bay

Posted by Scholarship Prep on May 02, 2024 in General News

At Scholarship Prep South Bay, students from TK to first grade embarked on a captivating journey over a three-week period, closely monitoring the transformation of caterpillars into butterflies. What began as tiny caterpillars evolved into magnificent butterflies, captivating hearts and minds along the way.

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Nourishing Minds and Dreams at Scholarship Prep – Allie Massie Recognized as Lunch Hero!

Nourishing Minds and Dreams at Scholarship Prep – Allie Massie Recognized as Lunch Hero!

Posted by Scholarship Prep on April 02, 2024 in General News

Discover the remarkable journey of Allie Masse, from Attendance Clerk to Compliance Coordinator at Scholarship Prep. Her dedication to coordinating our schools’ free breakfast and lunch programs and fostering an inclusive learning environment shines bright in a recent Lunch Hero Spotlight! Empowering students to unlocking their potential, Allie exemplifies the transformative impact of nutrition-inspired heroism in education.

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Unveiling Brilliance: Scholarship Prep Oceanside's Art Expo Chronicles a Journey of Creativity and Talent

Unveiling Brilliance: Scholarship Prep Oceanside's Art Expo Chronicles a Journey of Creativity and Talent

Posted by Scholarship Prep on January 22, 2024 in General News

The Art Expo served as a culmination of the hard work and dedication of both students and instructors. Through our art electives and the after-school Resilient Artish club, students explore various mediums, techniques, and styles, honing their skills and unleashing their artistic potential. It was truly inspiring to witness the growth and confidence displayed by each participant.

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Empowering Educators: Scholarship Prep Makes an Impact at CSDC Conference

Empowering Educators: Scholarship Prep Makes an Impact at CSDC Conference

Posted by Scholarship Prep on November 09, 2023 in General News

The Scholarship Prep team attended and participated in this year's highly anticipated Charter School Development Center (CSDC) Conference, where we found inspiration and made a meaningful impact. Whether leading a workshop, participating on a panel, or attending a session, CSDC 2023 provides valuable opportunities to collaborate with like-minded educators and create equitable and high-quality educational experiences for all students.

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The Power of Community: Family Movie Night Brings Students, Families, and Staff Together

The Power of Community: Family Movie Night Brings Students, Families, and Staff Together

Posted by Scholarship Prep on November 06, 2023

To kick off November, Scholarship Prep Oceanside and South Bay hosted a Family Movie Night. It was a fantastic way to unite the community and celebrate the spirit of togetherness with good food, entertainment, and remembering loved ones with our campus ofrendas. It's just one way we're foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for all community members!

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SPOC Soccer Teams Excel in Playoffs, Boys Team Crowned Champions

SPOC Soccer Teams Excel in Playoffs, Boys Team Crowned Champions

Posted by Scholarship Prep on October 30, 2023 in General News

The Scholarship Prep Orange County girls and boys middle school soccer teams had a fantastic season this year! Both teams played with determination and skill, which paid off with an exhilarating playoff run in the Orange County Charter School Sports League playoffs.

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Scholarship Prep Students Step Into University Life

Scholarship Prep Students Step Into University Life

Posted by Scholarship Prep on July 06, 2023 in General News

At Scholarship Prep, we believe that creating a university-inspired campus setting is an essential part of preparing students for success in the future. Several grade levels at Scholarship Prep South Bay were able to preview collegiate-life first hand with exclusive on-campus visits.

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Summer Camps Build Friendships and Inspire Students

Summer Camps Build Friendships and Inspire Students

Posted by Scholarship Prep on July 06, 2023 in General News

Summer is a time for fun, and here at Scholarship Prep building friendships while inspiring learning! Students enjoyed free, four-week summer camp programming jam-packed with exciting activities, enriching experiences, nutritious food, and a supportive environment.

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Fostering Community: Bringing Together Hearts in Motion

Fostering Community: Bringing Together Hearts in Motion

Posted by Scholarship Prep on June 28, 2023 in General News

Scholarship Prep Orange County and the SP Student Services department collaborated with Orange County Social Services Agency to host an on-campus event connecting those who work in the foster community with those interested in becoming foster families at the first in-person Hearts in Motion event.

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Celebrating a Year Spent “Leading with Love”

Celebrating a Year Spent “Leading with Love”

Posted by Scholarship Prep on June 13, 2023 in General News

The 2022-2023 academic year was full of amazing achievements for the students of Scholarship Prep! They reached even higher heights and dared to dream even bigger this year. We’re thankful to have had the opportunity to bring our community together in celebrating the promotions of our youngest kindergarten students and wishing our 8th graders well, knowing they are prepared to succeed in high school… and beyond!

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Scholarship Prep Faculty Ready to Lead the Way in Reading Readiness

Scholarship Prep Faculty Ready to Lead the Way in Reading Readiness

Posted by Scholarship Prep on April 26, 2023 in General News

SP believes in developing leaders from within and encourages all employees to fully engage in PD opportunities that arise. See how four of our team members have done just that through graduate-level reading intervention coursework offered through the San Diego County Office of Education and St. Mary’s College.

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South Bay Students Set Sail

South Bay Students Set Sail

Posted by Scholarship Prep on April 18, 2023 in General News

Scholarship Prep South Bay is proud to partner with the Los Angeles Maritime Institute to offer our 8th-grade class an incredible experience. Coordinated by School Counselor Mr. Castillo, students meet on weekends aboard a sailing ship, where they are introduced to sailing and marine biology, discuss the effects of pollution, and learn more about maritime careers.

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Collegiate Awards Inspire Students to Reach Higher

Collegiate Awards Inspire Students to Reach Higher

Posted by Scholarship Prep on April 11, 2023 in General News

Dessert-first, red carpet, confetti-filled celebrations honored Scholars who achieved success and mastery in Mathematics and English Language Arts in last year's CAASPP test. Here at Scholarship Prep, Collegiate Awards are one of the ways we recognize academic achievement to not only motivate students to reach higher but also serve as an incentive for all students to dream bigger!

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Scholarship Prep Leads with Love at CCSA Conference

Scholarship Prep Leads with Love at CCSA Conference

Posted by Scholarship Prep on April 06, 2023 in General News

Throughout the year, we’re honored to share at conferences state-wide how our trauma-informed teaching, community partnerships, and wraparound services are making a difference in the lives of students and families. Most recently, our team traveled to California Charter School Association’s annual conference in Sacramento, where we presented on topics and were inspired by like-minded educators.

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Step Right Up to Learn About a Career, Profession, or Trade!

Step Right Up to Learn About a Career, Profession, or Trade!

Posted by Scholarship Prep on March 31, 2023 in General News

There's no better way to inspire students for college and career readiness than an interactive Career Carnival putting professionals in the spotlight who are ready to answer our TK-8th graders' questions. See how our 7th-grade students collaborated with community volunteers to bring this inspiring event to our Oceanside campus.

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Women of Influence Motivate Students in Leadership Panel

Women of Influence Motivate Students in Leadership Panel

Posted by Scholarship Prep on March 28, 2023 in General News

What better way to celebrate Women's History Month than to hear from some of San Diego's most influential leaders? Our SPOS 7th-grade team hosted a panel that stopped by campus to speak to our Scholars about their steps to become the trailblazers they are!

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Dance Team Crowned Champions in First National Competition

Dance Team Crowned Champions in First National Competition

Posted by Scholarship Prep on March 06, 2023 in General News

The Scholarship Prep South Bay competition dance team emerged victorious in the Sharp International Cheer and Dance Nationals. Fourth through Eighth-grade students erupted in celebration in hearing the Scholarship Prep name called as first place champions in the Hip Hop division and third in the overall competition. Their rise has been meteoric, with the team forming only weeks prior, upon returning from Winter break.

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Scholarship Prep Teams Claim Two Flag Football Championships

Scholarship Prep Teams Claim Two Flag Football Championships

Posted by Scholarship Prep on February 03, 2023 in General News

Coach T’s Dolphins proved that the organization-wide “Lead With Love” philosophy is a winning solution, with teams claiming two out of three championships from the three divisions. Congratulations to our winning TK-2nd, 3rd-5th, and 6th-8th teams! In all, four out of five Scholarship Prep teams made it to the finals.

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Student Success is Celebrated at Red Carpet Awards Ceremony

Student Success is Celebrated at Red Carpet Awards Ceremony

Posted by Scholarship Prep on February 01, 2023

Award ceremonies and student recognition are part of our core philosophy to encourage students to excel. We acknowledge accomplishments in a way that promotes future achievement and supports our mission of building the foundation for lifelong learning and success and pursuing higher learning endeavors.

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Newly Elected Student Leaders Bring Positivity and Fun to Campus

Newly Elected Student Leaders Bring Positivity and Fun to Campus

Posted by Scholarship Prep on January 18, 2023

While Scholarship Prep offers students many opportunities to participate in the democratic process, there is perhaps no better way to see civic learning in action than when aspiring student leaders campaign for the votes of their peers during the Associated Student Body (ASB) election season. See how ASB leaders take an active role in creating a cheerful campus culture that is welcoming, inclusive, and FUN!

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Student Talent Shines at Performing Arts Recital

Student Talent Shines at Performing Arts Recital

Posted by Scholarship Prep on January 11, 2023 in General News

After weeks of preparation, the voices of our South Bay students rang out with holiday cheer during December’s memorable all-school winter recital. Here at Scholarship Prep, creative expression is essential for every child. Our performing arts program allows students to explore their emotions, expand their imagination, and helps them develop their unique voices.

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Eureka! Scholarship Prep Students Go for the Gold in History Walk Throughs

Eureka! Scholarship Prep Students Go for the Gold in History Walk Throughs

Posted by Scholarship Prep on January 04, 2023 in General News

With exciting reenactments, props, dance, games, and music, Scholarship Prep students participate in unforgettable educational experiences that bring history to life! Walk Through History programs are incredibly fun and set the stage for more in-depth classroom learning.

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CCSPP Grant Makes Immediate Impact on Students and Families

CCSPP Grant Makes Immediate Impact on Students and Families

Posted by Scholarship Prep on November 03, 2022 in Charter School News

As one of 20 schools in CA to receive the CCSPP grant, we couldn’t wait to share how we have put these funds to use with the team at WestEd! As students' lives are transformed and support services improve the well-being of families, we are creating community change!

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Artist Inspires Scholarship Prep Students to Make a Difference

Artist Inspires Scholarship Prep Students to Make a Difference

Posted by Scholarship Prep on October 13, 2022 in General News

Artist Brian Peterson's mural greets our students every morning at drop-off and was designed to uplift and educate our students with historical figures that have left a legacy for us to participate in. These world changers positively contributed to society in a myriad of ways, including civil service, social justice, civil rights, arts, and athletics.

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Creating Community Change With TK-3rd Campus Ribbon Cutting

Creating Community Change With TK-3rd Campus Ribbon Cutting

Posted by Scholarship Prep on September 30, 2022 in General News

NOW ENROLLING! Scholarship Prep's new, state-of-the-art campus provides a unique opportunity for TK-3rd grade students throughout Orange County. We have designed a space that invites and excites students to learn and supports their social and emotional well-being.

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Grand Opening at Scholarship Prep's TK-3 Grand Avenue Campus

Grand Opening at Scholarship Prep's TK-3 Grand Avenue Campus

Posted by Scholarship Prep on August 29, 2022

Today, more than 300 students in grades TK through 3rd grade were welcomed into the bright and spacious classrooms of Scholarship Prep Public Schools’ first “ground-up” campus at 1821 N. Grand Avenue in Santa Ana, less than two miles from its flagship campus, now serving students in 4th through 8th grades.

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[Video & Infographic] - Scholarship Prep + UCI Resource Fair

[Video & Infographic] - Scholarship Prep + UCI Resource Fair

Posted by Arthur Congo on June 02, 2022 in General News

Scholarship Prep was a lead organizer and featured presenter at UC Irvine’s recent Resource and Connection Fair for practitioners serving housing insecure and foster youth. The event was designed for and attended by practitioners all over Orange County that serve housing insecure and foster youth.

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Scholarship Prep LCAP Family and Student Surveys

Scholarship Prep LCAP Family and Student Surveys

Posted by Arthur Congo on May 27, 2022

Scholarship Prep's Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) is an important document that outlines our goals, supports, services, and budget to meet the needs of ALL students. Share your thoughts on the school's efforts to promote success for all students and their families.

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[Video] - Scholarship Prep at the CCSA Conference

[Video] - Scholarship Prep at the CCSA Conference

Posted by Arthur Congo on April 25, 2022 in Charter School News

Watch our video recap and view our slide deck from our presentation "Serving the Most Vulnerable" at the California Charter Schools Association Conference in Long Beach, CA

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Scholarship Prep Thanks Essential Workers

Scholarship Prep Thanks Essential Workers

Posted by Arthur Congo on February 03, 2022 in General News

Scholarship Prep students and staff recently decided to share a little joy with essential workers. As part of our Arts elective, students designed and delivered thank you cards to Camp Pendleton Navy Hospital workers.

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[Video] - Winter Celebration at Scholarship Prep

[Video] - Winter Celebration at Scholarship Prep

Posted by Arthur Congo on January 01, 2022 in General News

Watch a video recap and browse our photo gallery to see how Scholarship Prep Orange County and its Community Partners came together to create special memories for scholars and families.

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[Video] - Scholarship Prep Provides Free Haircuts to Students

[Video] - Scholarship Prep Provides Free Haircuts to Students

Posted by Arthur Congo on November 30, 2021 in General News

Scholarship Prep partnered with Paul Mitchell The School Costa Mesa to provide free haircuts to our students. Scholarship Prep students were treated to lunch and styling sessions from aspiring cosmetologists and barbers.

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Pandemic EBT Address Update

Pandemic EBT Address Update

Posted by Arthur Congo on March 04, 2021 in Charter School News

Make sure your mailing address is updated to continue receiving free or reduced-price school meals through the federal School Breakfast or National School Lunch Programs!

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McKinney–Vento Newsletter

McKinney–Vento Newsletter

Posted by Arthur Congo on December 11, 2020

We take seriously our mission and commitment to serving our students and their families. Children cannot learn unless they feel safe, supported, and loved. Please take a moment to acknowledge and share the importance of supporting the homeless youth in our community.

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Press Release

Press Release

Posted by Arthur Congo on July 28, 2020 in General News

Scholarship Prep Announces All Students Will Have Access to Free Breakfast and Lunch for the 2020-2021 School Year.

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Distance Learning Update - New Governor Mandates

Distance Learning Update - New Governor Mandates

Posted by Arthur Congo on July 18, 2020 in General News

We must comply with the Governor’s new order and begin the school year continuing our Distance Learning model from the spring...Our teachers and administrators have already worked diligently to improve upon our Distance Learning model in order to provide students and families with the high-quality education they have come to expect from Scholarship Prep.

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Official Statement and Action on Social Justice Issues

Official Statement and Action on Social Justice Issues

Posted by Arthur Congo on June 11, 2020 in General News

In the words of the great Maya Angelou, “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” Let’s show our children that change is possible and hope for a better future for all is not just a dream.

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Video: Oceanside Sharks on the Queen Mary

Video: Oceanside Sharks on the Queen Mary

Posted by Arthur Congo on January 30, 2020 in General News

Watch the video and see photos from our Oceanside Sharks' day and performance on the Queen Mary in Long Beach for National School Choice Week.

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Take a Look at Our Newest Campus in South Bay

Take a Look at Our Newest Campus in South Bay

Posted by Arthur Congo on September 20, 2019 in General News

Scholarship Prep Public Schools is expanding its footprint. Due to its success, in 2018 the U.S. Department of Education awarded Scholarship Prep Public Schools a $12 million grant to expand and replicate its education model. The South Bay school is the third Scholarship Prep Public School. Watch our video to see how we got our facilities renovated and engaged the community.

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Professional Development Drives Student Success

Professional Development Drives Student Success

Posted by Jason Watts on January 30, 2018

Our teachers from both the Santa Ana and Oceanside campuses are meeting in grade level teams with our administrative team to dive deeper into mastering grade level standards instruction.

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The Pyramid of Success

The Pyramid of Success

Posted by Jason Watts on January 30, 2018 in General News

Thanks to our partnership with Harper for Kids, our Scholars learn how to achieve their personal best through legendary coach John Wooden's Pyramid of Success.

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