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Pacifica Hires New Director of Advancement

April 17, 2018 by pac-admin | Posted In: Head of School
Pacifica Hires New Director of Advancement

Pacifica Christian High School-Orange County (www.pacificaoc.org) is pleased to announce the hiring of Kathy Mellert as the new Director of Advancement. Kathy brings deep experience to Pacifica from her position for the last 10 years as a leader of the fundraising efforts for Northrise University Initiative, a non-profit organization that raises funds to provide a… read more

The Gathering 2018

April 3, 2018 by Sarah Parsons | Posted In: Uncategorized
The Gathering 2018

Pacifica invites you to join us for The Gathering 2018 on Friday, May 4 as we welcome new students and their families into our community. New students and families will arrive at 5:00 PM for a welcome presentation from Student Ambassadors, Dr. Roberson, and Mr. Gonzalez. Current families are encouraged to arrive at 5:30 PM to join in the festivities, tacos, and… read more

Google’s Strong Endorsement of Pacifica!

February 23, 2018 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Head of School
Google’s Strong Endorsement of Pacifica!

At Pacifica, we educate young people for all of life! We believe a broad education provides a foundation for flourishing in college, life, work, and faith.  Parents, as well as students, deeply resonate with our commitment to the development of the whole person. Nevertheless, below the surface of most of my admissions conversations with families,… read more

C.S. Lewis Symposium Registration Open- March 15th

February 6, 2018 by pac-admin | Posted In: Academics, Events
C.S. Lewis Symposium Registration Open- March 15th

The TGC C. S. Lewis Symposium is currently sold out. We apologize for this inconvenience. The conversation continues this March. This year’s symposium returns world-renowned C. S. Lewis scholars who will lead attendees through an engaging exploration of the insights and wisdom of C.S. Lewis. Our program of speakers, challenging question-and-answer sessions, and community gathering will provide great fun… read more

A Moment of Courage and Beauty

February 5, 2018 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Head of School
A Moment of Courage and Beauty

Dear Pacifica, At All-School Meeting this morning, a Pacifica student shared her very personal experience with suffering. The conversation was an honest reflection on the pain we experience living in a broken world. Under the guidance — although it was not needed — of a Pacifica teacher, this young lady walked us through her experience… read more

Advancements in Science and Mathematics for 2018

February 2, 2018 by pac-admin | Posted In: Academics
Advancements in Science and Mathematics for 2018

Over the last six months, our science and math departments have embarked on a process of reviewing and refining the STEAM program at Pacifica. To accomplish this, we have visited top tier schools in Southern California, collaborated with schools all over the country, consulted current research, and reviewed best practices and methodologies. As a result, a number of exciting changes… read more

Academic Program Developments

January 15, 2018 by pac-admin | Posted In: Faculty Contributions
Academic Program Developments

Dr. Ben Roberson – Principal As the new calendar year is underway, I’m delighted to share Pacifica’s goals for the Academic Program in the second semester. Our overarching goal is to pivot our focus from founding a school to focusing on professional development. To achieve this cultural shift, we must adopt new practices and habits. Considering the… read more

Advent Reflections

November 28, 2017 by pac-admin | Posted In: Faculty Contributions
Advent Reflections

Rev. Hayden A. Butler – English Department Chair, Director of The Prefect Board Living in Time It’s difficult to imagine life without time. Go ahead: try it—we’ve got time. Did you try it? I’m willing to bet that every attempt you just made to think about being outside of time had something to do with time, didn’t… read more

Fall Sports Recap

November 17, 2017 by pac-admin | Posted In: Athletics
Fall Sports Recap

Boy’s Sand, competing in the competitive OCBVL (Orange County Beach Volleyball League), had a turnaround season from their 2016 campaign. Finishing the regular season in 4th place, with an overall record of 6-2, they advanced to the semi-finals of the OCBVL, falling to eventual tournament champions Newport Harbor. Boy’s Sand will only lose two seniors… read more

Thanksgiving Meditation

November 10, 2017 by pac-admin | Posted In: Faculty Contributions
Thanksgiving Meditation

Rev. Chris Stratton – Academic Dean, History & Theology Chair  The following meditation is a recap of a message delivered by Rev. Chris Stratton at the 2016 Dedication Service. Gratitude is simply gratefulness for what has been given to us by God. The sun, the moon, trees, air to breathe, parents, grandparents, existence itself; all of… read more