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The SLOCA Blog

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.

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The Viking Invasions

Welcome to week 8 in our studies! Our Viking unit starts and our students are excited! First, we will start off with the early invasion

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Hopping, Skipping & Jumping

Congratulations to our families for raising more than $10,000 for the Little Wonders program at SLOCA! For today’s Thursday Thoughts, we felt it was appropriate

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writing contest by Story Warren

Calling All Student Writers!

Today we have a WONDERing opportunity for your creatively-inspired students! Rebecca Casagrande, one of our parents, notified us of not only a fantastic event but

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Charlemagne + Columbus Day

It’s Columbus Day! For today’s Monday Mix-Ins, along with our weekly supplemental resources, we have added a few options highlighting Christopher Columbus. There is an

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The Character Issue

We’re back for The Character Issue! For the month of October, SLOCA has the opportunity to demonstrate the character traits: kindness and respect. “Kindness is

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Picture Day!

One of the many exciting days here at SLOCA is our annual picture day. Every year, students come in dressed in their “Sunday’s best.” Parents

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Chores Kids Can Do

We are about to highlight in a couple of days, here on our blog, this month’s character trait. Before we do, we wanted to share

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Team SLOCA

Friday Faces – Safety Team

Another week, another set of Friday Faces introductions! Today, we get to share with you our spectacular Safety Team members! This team consists of extraordinary

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