Oct
20
Fri
Monterey Bay Aquarium @ Monterey Bay Aquarium
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Monterey Bay Aquarium @ Monterey Bay Aquarium | Monterey | California | United States

***Please Register for this event by Thurs, Sept. 28th***

Since opening in 1984, the Monterey Bay Aquarium has maintained a focus on education, providing free visits for over two million schoolchildren. The Monterey Bay Aquarium Field Trip programs are designed for students to learn, have fun and discover their connections to the ocean while exploring the Aquarium’s exhibits and programs.

To learn more about this field trip location, please visit: http://www.montereybayaquarium.org.

Location: 
886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940 (Please note – we will meet outside of Bubba Gump’s and walk to the Aquarium together. More information about our meeting location is included below.)
Time: 9:00am (Please note that latecomers will not be able to join our group and will need to pay full admission price) 

Directions:  http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/visit/directions-and-parking
Parking Information:
There are pay parking lots or metered parking available. Please read the information above and do an online search to decide how you will park before travelling to this field trip.
Meeting Location:
Please plan to meet in front of Bubba Gump’s then walk over to the Aquarium. Bubba Gump’s is located at 720 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940.
Cost: $0 for CCS Scholars, $20 for Adults and $0 for Non-Enrolled Youth.

In the event that your individual party has a ratio of 1 adult to 4 scholars – please reach out to Rebecca MacAlpine at rmacalpine@compasscharters.org before registering via the link below. Additionally if your party has any special needs scholars – please reach out to Rebecca MacAlpine at rmacalpine@compasscharters.org before registering via the link below.

Please note: No scholar may attend a Field Trip hosted by Compass Charter Schools unless accompanied by a parent, guardian, or legal adult. No exceptions.

Instructions to Register Scholars & Guests: Anyone who plans to attend this event must submit a registration form. Pre-payment is also required for all attending adults and non-enrolled youth. Pre-purchased tickets and/or field trip payments are non-refundable. The registration form also includes a permission slip for scholars and guests under the age of 18 along with the option to pre-pay for all adults and non-enrolled youth. Please click here for the registration form – http://bit.ly/CCSPS

CCS does not want financial situations to be an obstacle for families to attend our events. If your scholar is unable to attend due to financial difficulty, please reach out to Rebecca MacAlpine at rmacalpine@compasscharters.org.

In the event that we do not receive registrations for at least 3 scholars, this event may be cancelled due to restrictions and policies. If this happens, all pre-payments will be refunded.

For questions, please contact:
Rebecca MacAlpine | Scholar Engagement Coordinator
rmacalpine@compasscharters.org

Oct
23
Mon
Spirit Week
Oct 23 – Oct 27 all-day
Spirit Week

Celebrate Spirit Week and Red Ribbon Week by dressing up, joining our virtual assembly, attending our pumpkin patch field trips and entering the Red Ribbon Week Decoratingd & Photo contest! To view a flyer about our Spirit Week, please visit this link: https://www.smore.com/jqsm5

 

Dress Up Days

Share your spirit with us! Upload photos each day of the week in your spirit day attire to our private Facebook group “CCS Photo Share” or tag @CompassCs when sharing via Facebook and/or Twitter! If you’re not on social media, please email your photos to Rebecca MacAlpine at rmacalpine@compasscharters.org

Monday, Oct 23rd: Use your Head – Don’t Use Drugs (Crazy Hair Day)

Tuesday, Oct 24th: Put A Cap On Drugs (Hat Day)

Wednesday, Oct 25th: Be On A Drug Free Team (Wear Your Favorite Team Gear)

Thursday, Oct 26th: Shade Out Drugs (Wear Sunglasses)

Friday, Oct 27th: CCS Spirit Day – Wear your Orange, Blue or your Proud Scholar Shirt!

Virtual Assembly

Join us on Tuesday, October 24th at 1 pm for a virtual assembly! We will focus on Red Ribbon Week & raise awareness about living a drug free lifestyle! To join the session, please click on this link on Oct. 24th at 1 pm – https://compasscharters.adobeconnect.com/macalpine/

Pumpkin Patch Field Trips

If you are registered to attend one of our various pumpkin patch field trips during this week – be sure to share your photos with us on our “CCS Photo Share” Facebook Group! Request to join our private Facebook group by clicking here “CCS Photo Share“. We can’t wait to see you at your local Pumpkin Patch!

Red Ribbon Week Decorating & Photo Contest

We encourage all of our CCS families to participate in the Red Ribbon Week Decorating and Photo Contest!

  • Decorate, Snap a Photo & Collect Votes!
  • Winners will receive an iPad and $1000 for our school!
  • We’d love to see your entries! Upload them to our private Facebook group “CCS Photo Share” or Tag @CompassCs when sharing via Facebook and/or Twitter!
  • To learn more, please visit – http://redribbon.org/contest/

 

For questions, please contact:
Rebecca MacAlpine | Scholar Engagement Coordinator
rmacalpine@compasscharters.org

Amy’s Pumpkin Patch
Oct 23 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Amy's Pumpkin Patch @ Ontario | California | United States

***Please Register for this event by Mon, October 9th***

Come enjoy an educational farm experience! Our guided educational tour will consist of a garden walk, harvesting of fresh herbs, visit to the petting zoo, feeding chickens and or pigs, milking a cow and grooming a horse. Our guided educational tour will last approximately an hour to an hour and a half.

To learn more, please visit: http://www.amysfarm.com/

Location: 
7698 Eucalyptus Ave, Ontario, CA 91762

Directions: 
http://www.amysfarm.com/contact – From the 60 or 10 fwy exit Euclid Ave. Go south to Eucalyptus Ave (approximately 4 miles south from the (60 fwy) Turn left (east) on Eucalyptus Ave. Go about 1 mile to our driveway located on the left hand side. 
From the 71 fwy, exit Euclid Ave. Go North about 3 miles to Eucalyptus Ave. Turn right (east) Go about 1 mile to the driveway located on the left hand side. 
** Please be aware most GPS systems give incorrect directions to Amy’s Farm. Please follow directions above or directions on the web site.**

Parking Information: Please bring as few cars as possible – parking is limited! Guests may need to park on the street near the farm. Vehicles may enter at 7698 Eucalyptus Ave.  Please drive slowly in the driveway into the parking lot.  Spaces are available facing North/South.  There is not a fee for parking.

Meeting Location: We will all meet at the blue picnic table. Please look for our Compass Staff near the blue picnic table holding a “Compass Field Trip” Sign.

Cost: $0 for CCS Scholars, $8 for Adults and $10 for Non-Enrolled Youth (All youth on this field trip receive a pumpkin)

Picnic Area:  After the tour has ended groups are welcome to use the picnic table area. Tables are available on a first come first serve basis and are not available to be reserved for schools or groups. Amy’s Farm can also provide with a map to near by parks on the day of our visit if you wish to extend the field trip with a picnic nearby the farm.

Local Chick Fil A and Parks:  If you would prefer to visit a park for a picnic. Amy’s Farm suggests Shady Grove Park, located about 1 mile from the farm. They are also close to the Chino Hills Chick Fil A. From the farm exit the drive way and turn right on Eucalyptus Ave. Turn right on Euclid Ave. Turn left on Edison Ave. Edison turns into Grand Ave at Pipeline Ave. (about 4 miles away from Euclid) Continue on Grand Ave. go under the 71 fwy, Chick Fil A will be on your right hand side in the Sprouts shopping center.

Please note: No scholar may attend a Field Trip hosted by Compass Charter Schools unless accompanied by a parent, guardian, or legal adult. No exceptions.

Instructions to Register Scholars & Guests: Anyone who plans to attend this event must submit a registration form. Pre-payment is also required for all attending adults and non-enrolled youth. Pre-purchased tickets and/or field trip payments are non-refundable. The registration form also includes a permission slip for scholars and guests under the age of 18 along with the option to pre-pay for all adults and non-enrolled youth. Please click here for the registration form – http://bit.ly/CCSPS

CCS does not want financial situations to be an obstacle for families to attend our events. If your scholar is unable to attend due to financial difficulty, please reach out to Rebecca MacAlpine at rmacalpine@compasscharters.org.

In the event that we do not receive registrations for at least 3 scholars, this event may be cancelled due to restrictions and policies. If this happens, all pre-payments will be refunded.

For questions, please contact:
Rebecca MacAlpine | Scholar Engagement Coordinator
rmacalpine@compasscharters.org

“Let’s Get Organized” – Middle School Workshop
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A workshop for Middle School scholars that will give them the opportunity to take an executive functioning assessment, participate in creating an individualized daily schedule and practicing how to spot disorganization. RSVP link.

Board of Directors Personnel Committee Meeting @ Internet
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Board of Directors Personnel Committee will host their monthly meeting, starting at 3 pm, virtually. Meeting materials will be available in our BoardOnTrack portal at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.

For questions, please contact:

J.J. Lewis | President & CEO
818.824.6233
jlewis@compasscharters.org

Oct
24
Tue
Pa’s Pumpkin Patch
Oct 24 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Pa's Pumpkin Patch @ Long Beach | California | United States

***Please Register for this event by Mon, October 9th***

Come join a parade of people gathering for activities, games, rides, pumpkins and all around fun in Pa’s country fair atmosphere! We will have fantastic time exploring all that Pa’s has to offer and all participants will receive a baby pumpkin!

To learn more, please visit: www.paspumpkinpatch.com/

Location: 
6701 Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90803 (Please note this will show as a vacant lot on most maps, it is across the street from Mimi’s Restaurant.)
Meeting Location: When you come in to the pumpkin patch, on the left hand side are a collection of huge pumpkins. Please look for our chaperones holding our field trip sign to get signed in.
Cost: $0 for CCS Scholars, $7 for Adults and $7 for Non-Enrolled Youth

Please note: No scholar may attend a Field Trip hosted by Compass Charter Schools unless accompanied by a parent, guardian, or legal adult. No exceptions.

Instructions to Register Scholars & Guests: Anyone who plans to attend this event must submit a registration form. Pre-payment is also required for all attending adults and non-enrolled youth. Pre-purchased tickets and/or field trip payments are non-refundable. The registration form also includes a permission slip for scholars and guests under the age of 18 along with the option to pre-pay for all adults and non-enrolled youth. Please click here for the registration form – http://bit.ly/CCSPS

CCS does not want financial situations to be an obstacle for families to attend our events. If your scholar is unable to attend due to financial difficulty, please reach out to Rebecca MacAlpine at rmacalpine@compasscharters.org.

In the event that we do not receive registrations for at least 3 scholars, this event may be cancelled due to restrictions and policies. If this happens, all pre-payments will be refunded.

For questions, please contact:
Rebecca MacAlpine | Scholar Engagement Coordinator
rmacalpine@compasscharters.org

“Let’s Get Organized” – High School Workshop
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A workshop for High School scholars that will give them the opportunity to take an executive functioning assessment, participate in creating an individualized daily schedule and practicing how to spot disorganization. RSVP link.

Spirit Week & Red Ribbon Week Virtual Assembly
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Spirit Week & Red Ribbon Week Virtual Assembly

As part of our Spirit Week, join us for a virtual assembly focusing on Red Ribbon week and living a drug free, healthy lifestyle!

Date: Tuesday, October 24th

Time: 12:30 pm

Who: All CCS scholars in grades Kindergarten through 12th Grade!

Where: This event will be held virtually in the following Adobe Connect classroom. Please join us live at 12:30pm on Oct.24th by clicking this link – https://compasscharters.adobeconnect.com/macalpine/

Be sure to attend dressed in your spirit week attire! Tuesday’s dress up day is “Put a Cap on Drugs (Hat Day)”!

Please Note: In the event that you are unable to attend live at the scheduled time, the recording and sign up instructions will be shared out at a later date.

To learn more about our Spirit Week – please click here!

Can’t wait to see you there!

For questions, please contact:
Rebecca MacAlpine | Scholar Engagement Coordinator
rmacalpine@compasscharters.org

 

Oct
25
Wed
Underwood Family Farms
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Underwood Family Farms @ Moorpark | California | United States

***Please Register for this event by Tues, October 10th***

Come enjoy an educational pumpkin tour featuring an educational presentation from one of Underwood Family Farms farmers and experience the vintage tractor drawn wagon ride around the farm & pumpkin patch. Everyone will get to pick their very own Sugarbaby pumpkin and use the shaded picnic area to enjoy snacks or sack lunch. You will also have a chance to visit our Farm Animal Center & the Corn Maze! Every child will receive a farm activity coloring book.

To learn more, please visit: https://underwoodfamilyfarms.com/

Location: 
3370 Sunset Valley Rd, Moorpark, CA 93021
Directions: https://underwoodfamilyfarms.com/moorpark/
Parking Information: Pull in driveway, follow it all the way – making right hand turns to the back of the farm. Tours begin at the back of the farm, please follow the pumpkin signs to get to the correct location. Be on the lookout for a big red and white tent.
Meeting Location: Please look for our Compass Staff near the entrance holding a “Compass Field Trip” Sign near the big red and white tent.
Cost: $0 for CCS Scholars, $8 for Adults and $8 for Non-Enrolled Youth

Please note: No scholar may attend a Field Trip hosted by Compass Charter Schools unless accompanied by a parent, guardian, or legal adult. No exceptions.

Instructions to Register Scholars & Guests: Anyone who plans to attend this event must submit a registration form. Pre-payment is also required for all attending adults and non-enrolled youth. Pre-purchased tickets and/or field trip payments are non-refundable. The registration form also includes a permission slip for scholars and guests under the age of 18 along with the option to pre-pay for all adults and non-enrolled youth. Please click here for the registration form – http://bit.ly/CCSPS

CCS does not want financial situations to be an obstacle for families to attend our events. If your scholar is unable to attend due to financial difficulty, please reach out to Rebecca MacAlpine at rmacalpine@compasscharters.org.

In the event that we do not receive registrations for at least 3 scholars, this event may be cancelled due to restrictions and policies. If this happens, all pre-payments will be refunded.

For questions, please contact:
Rebecca MacAlpine | Scholar Engagement Coordinator
rmacalpine@compasscharters.org

Oct
26
Thu
HIllcrest Family Farms
Oct 26 @ 8:45 am – 11:30 am
HIllcrest Family Farms @ Reedley | California | United States

***Please Register for this event by Wed, October 11th***

Come enjoy a day on the farm at Hillcrest Farms! Our educational tour will include a pumpkin for each youth, hayride, story with the explanation of how pumpkins grow, hillside play area, nature trail and picnic area use! A memorable day for all who join in on the fun!

To learn more, please visit: hillcrestreedley.com/

Location: 
6943 S Reed Ave, Reedley, CA 93654
Meeting Location: Please look for our Compass Staff near the entrance holding a “Compass Field Trip” Sign.
Cost: $0 for CCS Scholars, $3 for Adults and $7 for Non-Enrolled Youth (Age 2+)

Please note: No scholar may attend a Field Trip hosted by Compass Charter Schools unless accompanied by a parent, guardian, or legal adult. No exceptions.

Instructions to Register Scholars & Guests: Anyone who plans to attend this event must submit a registration form. Pre-payment is also required for all attending adults and non-enrolled youth. Pre-purchased tickets and/or field trip payments are non-refundable. The registration form also includes a permission slip for scholars and guests under the age of 18 along with the option to pre-pay for all adults and non-enrolled youth. Please click here for the registration form – http://bit.ly/CCSPS

CCS does not want financial situations to be an obstacle for families to attend our events. If your scholar is unable to attend due to financial difficulty, please reach out to Rebecca MacAlpine at rmacalpine@compasscharters.org.

In the event that we do not receive registrations for at least 3 scholars, this event may be cancelled due to restrictions and policies. If this happens, all pre-payments will be refunded.

For questions, please contact:
Rebecca MacAlpine | Scholar Engagement Coordinator
rmacalpine@compasscharters.org