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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 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 and challenging conversations for participants. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join with others in… 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

Admissions Open House – January 20

December 14, 2017 by Sarah Parsons | Posted In: Uncategorized
Admissions Open House – January 20

Admissions Open House We invite you to experience the joy of a Pacifica education at our Admissions Open House – Saturday, January 20 – where you will have the opportunity to: Meet our students and hear about life at Pacifica Learn about our mission and vision Experience our liberal arts curriculum and connected classroom environment Hear about The Arts and Triton Athletics Speak with our Administration, Faculty, and… 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

Curtain Rises on “Almost Maine”

November 9, 2017 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Arts
Curtain Rises on “Almost Maine”

Dear Friend, This evening, the curtain will rise on Pacifica’s production of Almost, Maine. On behalf of the cast and crew, you are cordially invited to attend. On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights… read more

Lessons & Carols

November 6, 2017 by Sarah Parsons | Posted In: Events
Lessons & Carols

Every year, the Pacifica community participates in a Service of Lessons and Carols. This year’s service will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:45 AM on campus in the Triton Event Center. Participants will enjoy nine cherished lessons of the Christmas story accompanied by opportunities to sing familiar carols. We will end our time together singing–by candlelight–and celebrating the joy… read more