Compass Charter Schools (CCS) Names their December 2020 Scholars of the Month

By January 11, 2021 News


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Compass Charter Schools (CCS) Names their December 2020 Scholars of the Month

Thousand Oaks, CA – CCS is proud of its scholars and uses its Scholar of the Month program to recognize their accomplishments. The program also ties into the CCS core values of achievement, respect, teamwork, integrity, and communication. Scholars are nominated by teachers and staff for their academic excellence, work ethic, leadership skills, and virtual involvement, and selected by the leadership team for the monthly honor.

Compass Charter Schools of Los Angeles (serving the counties of Los Angeles, Kern, San Bernardino, and Ventura):

Elementary School Scholar of the Month: Darren F., of Santa Monica

Ms. Howieson, Supervising Teacher shares, “Darren is a wonderful scholar to work with; every week, he is prepared and ready to work on his writing. He shows integrity, is truthful, honest, and always strives to do his best. I can see how much his hard work is paying off. Great work, Darren!”

Middle School Scholar of the Month: Brady S. & Corryn S., of Simi Valley

Ms. Noller, Middle School Teacher shares, “Brady and Corryn are twins in my homeroom and new to our online program. They do excellent work and are excelling in all of their classes. Brady was even able to assist scholars in their elective Javascript class while sharing his final game with me for class. They are both doing excellent work, and it was hard to choose one over the other, so I nominated both!”

High School Scholar of the Month: Isaiah P., of Victorville

Mr. Spink, High School Teacher shares, “Isaiah is at the top of his class in biology. He demonstrates all the CCS ARTIC values. Isaiah attends learning labs regularly and is a pleasure to have in class. He demonstrates responsibility and independence in his learning.”

Compass Charter Schools of San Diego (serving the counties of San Diego, Imperial, Orange, and Riverside):

Elementary School Scholar of the Month: Lola D., of Fallbrook 

Mrs. Fullerton, Elementary School Teacher shares, “Lola is a hard-working scholar and is excelling in all of her courses. She arrives on time for every lab and participates in every lesson. She demonstrates integrity in everything she does, and I am so proud to have her in my class! Way to go, Lola! Keep up the hard work, and congratulations to you!”

Middle School Scholar of the Month: Achilles G., of Yorba Linda

Ms. Winberry-Litt, Supervising Teacher shares, “Achilles shows integrity during our connection meetings. He works hard to help his siblings, completes his work, and shares what he has learned. He helps his Dad at work, and his Dad teaches him Science. I nominate him for his integrity and always doing what is right, even when no one is watching! Great job, Achilles! Keep up the amazing work!”

High School Scholar of the Month: Melanie G., of Menifee 

Mrs. Compalas, Supervising Teacher shares, “Melanie is honest with her assessment of her strengths and abilities. She is diligent about her work in her courses, but she shares where her struggles lie. She shares her desire to learn more on a subject to gain new skills. Great job demonstrating persistence and integrity, Melanie! We are so proud of you!”

Compass Charter Schools of Yolo (serving the counties of Yolo, Contra Costa, Colusa, Lake, Marin, Napa, Sacramento, Solano, Sonoma, and Sutter):

Elementary School Scholar of the Month: Augustine C., of Richmond

Mrs. Huerta, Supervising teacher, shares, “Augustine ‘Auggie’ has been working very hard and has shown significant progress in reading! He recently read me one of his favorite books! Auggie displays the highest degree of integrity and courtesy towards the people in his life. It has been a joy to work with Auggie this year!”

 Middle School Scholar of the Month: Gabriel D., of Moraga

Mrs. Lehman, Middle School Teacher, shared, “Gabriel is an awesome scholar and demonstrates a high degree of integrity every day. He is focused, determined, and has high standards for himself. He works hard to achieve his goals, and this is evident in his great grades. He is present and engaged in all his interactions, often teaching his fellow scholars and myself, with his helpful input during our learning labs. He communicates with kindness and respect and advocates for himself when needed. He is such a joy to work with, and it is my privilege to be one of his teachers this year!”

 High School Scholar of the Month: Marella S., of Suisun City 

Mrs. Marquez, Supervising Teacher shares, “Marella is a driven and ambitious scholar who enjoys learning, dancing, and traveling. She is self-motivated, diligent, and demonstrates a high level of integrity when completing her assignments and accomplishing her goals. Marella is kind, respectful, and courteous when completing all required tasks and communicating with her teachers. She is determined to graduate early so that she can attend college and pursue a career in pharmacy. Marella will be a wonderful asset to her next institution of higher education. It is indeed a pleasure to nominate Marella Sablan as a scholar of the month.”

“Congratulations to all of our December 2020 Scholars of the Month. There are many talented scholars at CCS, and this program is one of the many ways we recognize and celebrate their hard work,” shares J.J. Lewis, Superintendent & CEO. “Please join all of us at CCS in celebrating all of our Scholars of the Month from across the Compass Family of Public Personalized Learning Charter Schools!”

About Compass Charter Schools
Compass Charter Schools (CCS) is a WASC-accredited virtual personalized learning public charter school serving thousands of scholars throughout California. Catering to TK-12 grade scholars, CCS offers two personalized learning programs. CCS is committed to creating a collaborative virtual learning community, inspiring scholars to appreciate the ways in which arts and sciences nurture a curiosity for lifelong learning and preparing scholars to take responsibility for their future successes.

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Darren F., Los Angeles Elementary Scholar of the Month

Corryn S., Los Angeles Middle School Scholar of the Month

Lola D., San Diego Elementary Scholar of the Month

Achilles G., San Diego Middle School Scholar of the Month

Melanie G., San Diego High School Scholar of the Month

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