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February 11, 2015

Looking for Community Service Hours?

Many high school students need to complete a certain number of community service hours as a part of their coursework. There are times when finding those opportunities can be a challenge. As spring and the end of the school year draw near, we’d like to alert you to a local… Read more

November 20, 2014

Parent-Teacher Conferences: A Tip Sheet

As you prepare for your next Parent-Teacher Conference, remember that the meeting is a two-way conversation. It’s a great opportunity for the teacher to learn more about your child, and for you both to “get on the same page” with the common goal of helping your child to success. Research… Read more

November 4, 2014

How to Email Your Child’s Teacher at School

Imagine that you are a consultant that specializes in learning. Because you are a superstar, your clientele list has grown significantly and you now have over 150 cases to manage. You see each case EVERY day and each one of those cases also has up to two people providing oversight…. Read more

October 21, 2014

Basic Steps in College Planning

After doing research on colleges and universities, programs and degrees offered, and must-haves such as good cafeteria food, a quick walk to the beach, or outstanding student life clubs, what does your high school student do with that information? There are a lot of details to keep track of, and… Read more

September 25, 2014

6 Ways to Raise Your ACT Score

You already know that high test scores are a great way to set your college application apart from those of the other students completing for your spot at your dream school. But how do you go about quickly raising your score? If you plan to take the ACT, here are… Read more

September 2, 2014

Vocabulary Memorization Technique: the LINC

If you didn’t already know this, our brains learn faster and retain longer when we can connect new learning to things we already know. Endless lists of vocabulary words in English or Foreign Language class can feel overwhelming to students, but we DO have a solution! FASTEST Method (to prepare):… Read more

August 27, 2014

Kitchen Table High School

Earn high school credit in the comfort of your own home! In less than 2 minutes, Kirsten at Pacific Learning Academy explains how students working with our teachers complete courses in less time and with deeper understanding. It’s the magic of 1-on-1 education! Most of our high school credit students… Read more

June 26, 2014

Modern Manners for Modern Children

How many times have you cringed when a colleague ham-fisted their utensils at the networking lunch? Well, this event will nip that in the bud before our favorite little humans even get to junior high school! An interactive manners class for children, taught by local etiquette coach, Arden Clise, caught… Read more

June 3, 2014

Summer Opportunities at Pacific Learning Academy

School is out in a few weeks – great news for area students, and a possible headache for families trying to keep their kids both busy and enriched. [Tweet this!] While you begin to plan what June, July and August look like for you and your family, keep in mind… Read more

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