Semester Awards are more than just a ceremony; they pave the way for greatness and give us the opportunity to shout out our students' victories!
Semester Awards are more than just a ceremony; they pave the way for greatness and give us the opportunity to shout out our students' victories!
Intersessions play a vital role in the holistic development of our students. By stepping outside the confines of the traditional classroom, students have the opportunity to explore new interests, develop critical skills, and form lasting friendships.
From the towering Woolly Mammoth to the fierce Sabertooth Tiger, our students immersed themselves in an all-day Scavenger Hunt, uncovering the mysteries of ancient life in Los Angeles.
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.
Thanks to the Student Services department, School Counselors, staff, and volunteers, Scholarship Prep Orange County and Oceanside were transformed into winter wonderlands with many entertaining crafts, snacks, and activities that kept our campus jumpin' throughout the event.
This year, Scholarship Prep Orange County welcomed the world of Jazz to campus with an after-school program designed to introduce students to music with band, piano, and bucket drumming!
Students from grades TK to 8th showcased their talents through vocal performances, dances, and poetry recitals, while the dance groups brought the house down with sensational performances featuring challenging routines in various styles.
The Winter Arts Showcase at Scholarship Prep Orange County featured the many talents honed by our students who participate in our Arts electives. The evening began with breathtaking performances by our dance groups, showcasing challenging routines in various styles, followed by a fine art exhibit in the courtyard.
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.
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.
From dressing up as characters from our favorite books, decorating trunks with spooky themes, delivering Boo Grams, and inviting our families on campus for Fall Fest, our Scholarship Prep community across each campus really got into the spirit of our October events!
The Scholarship Prep South Bay TK, kindergarten, and second-grade students took center stage, wowing families with their incredible talent for a special Hispanic Heritage Month assembly.
Our Oceanside 8th graders scored big at the 2023 Fall UCLA Bruin School Day, connecting the Scholarship Prep university and soccer-inspired program with the largest University of California campus!
If there is ever an opportunity to share successful strategies for creating positive school conditions that ensure everyone feels socially, emotionally, and physically safe, chances are you’ll find a member of the Scholarship Prep team eager to participate!
As part of our back-to-school preparations, Scholarship Prep’s Student Services team distributed back-to-school kits to more than 200 students and their families who are experiencing homelessness or housing instability.
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.
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.
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!
Not one but TWO educators at Scholarship Prep South Bay have been named "Teachers of the Year" by the Wilmington Community of Schools and Rotary Club of Wilmington! We are proud to have such dedicated and hardworking educators at Scholarship Prep.
Children need healthy food year-round to flourish and achieve their highest ambitions! Learn more about your community's free Summer Meal Programs and nutritional support services.
The recent Met Gala event at SP Oceanside was a stunning display of the performing and fine art talents of our TK-8th grade students. The silent auction of paintings and drawings by our gifted students was a highlight of the evening, with over 150 family members and friends in attendance to admire and bid on the artwork.
The future of gaming is here! We’re beyond excited to announce the launch of our eSports Program at Scholarship Prep South Bay.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
How can a willingness to persevere manifest in the face of devastating circumstances? Through art, poetry, and prose, Scholarship Prep's 8th graders explored how love paved the way to overcome the impossible in Chapman University's 24th Annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest.
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.
Whether through artistic expression, movement, or the written word, our campuses honored Black Americans' achievements, determination, and triumphs throughout our nation’s history.
The LA Clippers and Forum staff members shared their pathways for success from college to their current roles in the communications, event management, and business operations departments and the valuable life lessons that our Scholars can benefit from as student-athletes.
Through the program, students are prepared for the real world by showing them how to generate income and effectively manage it, create jobs that make their communities more robust, and apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scholarship Prep was recently invited to present its model of Culturally Responsive Education at the annual School Climate Conference.
Take a look inside Scholarship Prep's programs and listen to testimonies from staff, families, and students!
Some highlights of the activities and programs our students and staff participated in during this Black History Month and their importance.
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.
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.
Scholarship Prep staff recently engaged in the first of a series of trainings focused on the unique challenges and stressors brought about by COVID-19.
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.
Scholarship Prep is excited to embark on an exciting new journey with the construction of its very first ground-up campus to serve students in grades TK-3.
Through the California Community Schools Partnership Program (CCSPP), Scholarship Prep provided targeted support and programs to families and students who needed it most. Click to find out more!
Scholarship Prep is excited to welcome two outstanding new board members to its Board of Directors.
“We have an incredible opportunity to be part of the election process, and serve as a resource for our community.”
Scholarship Prep Announces All Students Will Have Access to Free Breakfast and Lunch for the 2020-2021 School Year.
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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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.
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.
Scholarship Prep campuses continue to close the achievement gap for English learners and socioeconomically disadvantaged students.
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.
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.
Scholars at our Santa Ana campus collaborating through Project-Based Learning
Scholarship Prep teachers coming together for professional development.
The Wall Street Journal visited Scholarship Prep on its opening day in 2016.