III. Special Enrichment Activities
In addition to the core curricular classes, Paul Revere Magnet students have equal access to classes/activities that will assist them with specific needs/skills.
PAC (Preferred Activity Class) is an integral component of the Middle School reform movement and fosters the transition from elementary schools to a secondary school environment. PAC classes are activity club-like classes, sponsored by adults on campus, that include sports, art, music, crafts, games, horticulture, and many other activities. PAC classes meet approximately fourteen times during the fifth through fifteenth weeks of each semester.
MESA (Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement) is a program of the University of California that serves African American, American Indian, Mexican American and other Latino Americans in California who are historically underrepresented in math-based fields. MESA has helped build academic skills and provided support for underrepresented students who have the potential to excel and who make a commitment to work hard.
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a program to ensure that students, especially middle range students with academic potential capable of completing a college preparatory path will: 1) succeed in the most rigorous curriculum, 2) enter mainstream activities of the school, 3) increase their enrollment in four-year colleges, 4) become educated and responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society.
Satellite Learning Center is an outreach learning/tutoring center located in the South Central area of our school community, established to provide tutoring and other academic services for traveling students and their families. It has been in operation for five years.