Welcome to Down Home, San Luis Obispo Classical Academy’s blog! We are a classical school offering options to make education work for families. We have a full hybrid program for grades pre-12, which means part-time classroom and part-time home instruction with a 4 day option for middle school and a university model high school. This blog is meant to support and encourage on the home front because in so many ways, the heart of what happens at SLO Classical Academy happens down home.

Semper discentes – always learning together.
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That’s a Wrap, Cue Summer!

{photo by Ethan Robertson on Unsplash}

“Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.”

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Congratulations to everyone on finishing another spectacular school year. Now, hello Summer! Soak in the deliciousness of this moment, knowing it’s but the first of many sun-filled summer days waiting to be savored. It’s time for a slower pace, family vacations, more outside time, rest, and relaxation!

Down Home will be taking the next two weeks off for some much needed R&R as well. We will return on Monday, July 2nd with posts on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for the remainder of the summer. Come back then to see what our summer theme will be…

A final note from Jenny: It’s been a true honor and delight to be at the helm of Down Home for the past 6 years, serving our families and learning alongside all of you on the home front. However, I’m excited to announce that we will have a new Blog Curator when we return! I’m not going far – I’ll be working for SLOCA’s High School, and you’ll hear from me on occasion. But I am thrilled to pass on the baton to Track B mom Cheryl McCabe, who will take over as Down Home Blog Curator in July. Hooray!

I hope all of our readers will welcome Cheryl and shower her with encouragement, suggestions, photos, testimonials, and support, just as you’ve done all along. Down Home is a special little corner of the Internet and we are so pleased to bring Cheryl on board!

We wish you all a wonderful summer, and to all of our dads – a very Happy Father’s Day!