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Welcome to Down Home, San Luis Obispo Classical Academy’s blog! We are a classical school offering several options to make our education work for families with infants through high schoolers. Our signature hybrid program, which is part-time classroom and part-time home instruction, provides an engaging education for preschool through middle school (with full time options available). We also have 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.

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Summer is Here!

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And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.

~ F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Congratulations everyone, we did it! We’ve wrapped up another wonder-filled school year, and summer lies ahead. The end of of school is always somewhat bittersweet, but we hope you’re ready for the long break and looking forward to family vacations, down time, a slower pace, a little extra freedom, and relaxing with your kids.

If you like to have some structure to your summer days, and appreciate a loose plan, here’s a super-helpful blog post from Creative With Kids with a few simple ideas to keep in mind:

Keep Summer Freedom from Turning Into Frustration – 5 Top Tips

These tips are doable, practical, and great for kids of all ages. Having a flexible, basic plan like this can help set you up for a smoother summer. 

We wish you a glorious break and the new beginning that summer brings! 

Down Home will be taking the next two weeks off, and we will return on Monday, June 29, with content three days a week for the rest of the summer. We won’t tell you yet what it will be… come back and see! 

How about one last comment? Share your summer plans, as well as any of your own tips on keeping summer relaxed:

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