Take a moment to read about our featured students!
Katerina has a full house, with three cats and one dog!
Her favorite hobby and great talent is Art!
In her free time, she likes to draw.
Her favorite movie is The Witch.
Her favorite TV show?: Violet Evergarden
Favorite Book: Six of Crows
Favorite Class: Chemistry
Favorite Food: Macaroons
Favorite Season: Fall
And, last but not least, Katerina speaks and studies three languages!: French, English, and Japanese
Queen’s favorite hobbies are playing soccer, Fortnite, and dancing!
Her favorite memory with a friend is going to Scandia.
If she could have lunch with a famous person… “I would have lunch with Alex Morgan because she inspired me to be the soccer player I am today.”
Queen’s favorite movie is Napoleon Dynamite.
Her favorite class is P.E.
Her favorite food is Nachos, or anything Mexican.
Special Talents: Dance, Soccer
Languages: English & French
Jobs that she would like to have: Soccer Player, Nurse, or Firefighter
Personal motto: “Get up, and try again.”
Nick has three pets: Jake, a Labrador Retriever; Thor, a kitten; and Gracie, a cat.
In his free time, Nick likes to listen to music, go shopping, garden, cook, and play board games.
Favorite memory with a friend: swimming in Cancun, Mexico
Favorite memory with family: visiting the botanical gardens in Wisconsin
Favorite class: Science
Favorite food: Lasagna
Future Job: Nurse
One word that describes him?: Funny
Personal Motto: “Be your own advocate because you are more powerful than someone else being one for you.”
Nick’s favorite part about being a Choices student is “how supportive my teachers are and the flexibility I have in my schedule.”
Lilya has two adorable pet bunnies, Prince & Choco.
She really enjoys reading, and her favorite book is Facing the Lion, by Simone Arnold Liebster.
Her favorite food is an Armenian delicacy called lamango.
Her favorite season is fall because it’s not too hot or too cold, and it’s very beautiful.
Lilya has been playing guitar for six years and can play both the electric guitar and the acoustic guitar!
She speaks four languages: Armenian, English, Spanish, and Russian (Wow!)
One word that describes her: Organized
After high school, Lilya plans to become a medical assistant/phlebotomist, as well as an interpreter.
Her motto?: “As a Jehovah’s Witness I am looking forward to the day when all suffering on Earth will be over and righteous people will live on earth forever. jw.org talks more about that. I really like the words in Mark 10:27 where it says, ‘With men it is impossible but not so with God, for all things are possible with God.’”
While Evan’s favorite hobby is hiking, he also loves to read in his free time, and his favorite book is The Great Gatsby.
He has too many great memories with friends to identify just one favorite.
But, he knows that, if he could have lunch with a famous person, he’d choose Robert Downey Jr.
Evan speaks English and studies Spanish.
His motto?: “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill
One word that describes him? Confident
Dream job for the future: Loan Officer
What does he appreciate about being at Choices? “My favorite part about being a Choices student is that I am able to create my own schedule and learn at my own pace.”
Sequoia’s favorite hobby and greatest talent is dancing!
If she could have lunch with anyone, it would be Dylan O’Brien because he is funny!
Her favorite movie: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Favorite TV show: Teen Wolf
Favorite book: The Lost Causes
Favorite class: English
Favorite food: Spaghetti
Sequoia would like to be a nurse one day.
Her motto is: “Focus on the solution, not the problem.”
Her favorite part of being a Choices student? The teachers. (Awwww, thanks Sequoia!)
Petranesia has koi fish and birds as pets.
Her favorite TV show is Hwarang – The Poet Warrior Youth.
Favorite food: noodle soup
Favorite season: spring
Her greatest talent is cooking, and she loves to experiment with cooking a variety of foods.
Petranesia speaks English and Bahasa Indonesian and is currently learning to speak Korean.
Her favorite memory with family is going together to church services with her parents.
If she could have lunch with one famous person, it would be Bang Chan (Stray Kids).
One word that describes her?: Hopeful!
Her motto: “Don’t run if you don’t have a destination. Listen to your heart, and let it guide you, for the key is inside of you all along.”
Exodus has two pet turtles named Ziggy and Marley!
His favorite hobby is running, and in his free time, he likes to read.
His favorite book is 1984, by George Orwell, and his favorite class is Honors English.
Favorite Food: Pop Tarts!
Favorite Season: Summer
Exodus is currently learning French at Choices, and knows some Spanish, too!
Motto/ Words to Live By: “What is real will prosper.”
Exodus would one day like to be a Journalist or Reporter.
Kaitlyn has a cat and a dog, but they are more like younger siblings than pets!
Her favorite hobby is writing, and she loves to make up stories.
Favorite family memory: Snowmobiling with family in Idaho. (“It was a blast!”)
Post-COVID19 Plans: Kaitlyn looks forward to taking a long road trip across the country with a friend.
Favorite Food: Homemade fettuccini alfredo, served with tomatoes and shrimp sautéed in garlic and olive oil!
Favorite Season: Summer
Motto/ Words to Live By: “This too shall pass.”
Career Aspiration? Kaitlyn would like to become an FBI Special Agent working with SWAT, cybercrimes, or an analyst unit.
Biggest Dream: “I want to help people and be in a position where I can learn something new every day.”
Favorite part about being a CCS Student: “Being able to have a fun and respectful relationship with my teachers.”
Lilly Walper is an artist whose favorite class is Art with Mr. Victor.
She has a dog, cat, bunny, and five chickens!
Hobbies? Horseback Riding & Dance.
In her free time, Lilly babysits and makes art to sell or to give away.
Favorite TV Shows: Heartland & Outer Banks
Favorite Food: Bratwurst
Favorite Season: Winter
Languages: Lilly is fluent in German and English, and is currently learning Spanish!
Lilly is not yet sure which career she will one day pursue, but she would like to work with children.
Mitzy has a Pitbull named Stitch and enjoys playing video games in her free time.
Her favorite memory with family was a trip to Santa Cruz with her sisters.
Post COVID19 plan? Disneyland!
Favorite book: Chain of Gold
Favorite class: Child Development
food: Street Tacos
Favorite season: Spring
Talent: Special Effects Makeup
Favorite part of being a Choices student: Mrs. Javanifard!
Favorite book: Little Women
Favorite food: Pizza
Languages: Russian and English (And, she wants to learn Spanish!)
One word that describes Victoria: Optimistic
Victoria’s favorite memory with a friend? “I love it when we laugh uncontrollably until our stomachs hurt and we can’t breathe because something was very funny to us.”
Her favorite memory with a family member: Shopping with her mom, having a blast hanging out at the store and chatting together…
A famous person with whom she would like to have lunch? Millie Bobby Brown, because she is down to earth and honest!
Post COVID19 plan: To spend time outside, watching sunsets and playing music with friends.
Her favorite part about being a Choices student: “I love all the people here and amazing teachers and staff. People you meet become great inspiration, and the teachers are really helpful and motivational.”
Congratulations to Victoria!
Daryl has one pet dog named Duke.
His favorite hobby is football.
In his free time, he enjoys playing video games and editing videos.
Famous person he’d like to join for lunch one day? Stevie Wonder! “…because I love his music, and I also believe that he would be a chill person to hang with.”
Post-COVID19 Plan: Daryl will organize a big flag football game with friends.
Favorite Food: Carne Asada Burritos
Favorite Season: Summer
Motto/ Words to Live By: “You don’t have to be strong all the time to be a strong person; the strongest people know when it’s time to be vulnerable.”
Daryl would like to one day be a Barber!
Favorite part about being a CCS Student: “My favorite part about being a Choices students is that this is my first ever public school where the teachers have made me feel at home, and they have watched me grow into the student I am today.”
I graduated from Choices Charter School. It was a great place to learn, very supportive environment.
The teachers and staff are awesome.
My daughter has been going here for 4.5 years and I could not be happier! The best teachers and staff I could have hoped for, and she is getting a TOP NOTCH education....Thank you so…
I've been a student of Choices Charter School since 7th grade when I enrolled back in early 2008 I was reading at a 3rd level and with the help of my wonderful Mother Tammy and…
It's a really good school. I've gone here going on 3 years now. The teachers are very nice and it's just a great school environment to be in.
Teachers and staff are wonderful. They keep close contact with students and parents to make sure the student gets his/her assignments done. Computer access/program makes it easy for the parents (and students) to see upcoming…
While not a parent of a student (just an aunt) I was moved to write this review because this small staff has raised a large sum in scholarships to provide to their students. The staff…
I can not even put in to words how Thankful I am for this school. My son is a Senior there and had we not made the switch when he was a sophomore he would…
This school has absolutely been the best choice for our son! The staff is amazing and they know your child by their name & truly care about the students! They don't get passed by like…
I love the personal relationships I am able to form at my school. Having such a small student body allows me to form close relationships with my teachers, I feel that I can ask them…
Choices Charter School, Helped me out a lot, I'm about to go to high school, after this school year, And I started in 7th grade, due to a lot of fighting with other students. Since…
I liked how the teachers in San Jan Choices Charter School always give attention to each student, wanting to know better individually. Different from my experience in public school, Choices encourages you to have goals…
My oldest son has been at CCS since 7th grade (4 years total) and overall I love this school. Most of the teachers are excellent and really care about the students, not just on an…
Choices is a great school with amazing and caring staff.
The teachers and staff are amazing. I praise them all for the work they do for all children. My daughters' grades have excelled since she started going to school here. Her attitude towards teachers and…
My son is going there. It's a nice school. They do care of your child.
Excellent school, the teachers really care and try to help out. Also it doesn't feel like you're missing out on things like at a public school, and I've made great friends.
We are so glad our boys are attending this school. The staff is so caring, the student body is also very good -- no bullying issues. The blended learning environment is perfect for kids who…
It has been the best experience for my son who is in 8th grade and for myself, the parent. The staff and teachers are caring. It is a very safe environment with no bullying. A…
Amazing staff and teachers. Very positive environment.
I went to choices charter school. I would not have graduated if it wasn't for these amazing teachers and staff. I'm forever thankful for all of them.
I have been attending here since 8th grade and I am a senior this year😁. Students are very friendly and accept anybody and everybody for who they are.
I have two teenage sons that attended Choices. They both enjoyed the classes and teachers. I appreciated the teachers because they showed they cared about my sons' education. The teachers' attitude encouraged them to complete…
This really is an amazing school!!! It's so diverse and can adapt to your needs. It really helped me when I needed it most. The staff and students are wonderful and accepting. There are no…
This really is an outstanding school. It allows you to work at your own pace, and it offers valuable and interesting courses which many schools do not. My daughter has excelled in her work since…
I have been able to save money by working two jobs this year, for going to this school gives me the time I need to focus on school and other priorities, while still receiving just…
I graduated from Choices Charter School in 2005! I can truly say that if I did not find out about this school I would not have graduated! I was a full time student and was…
Choice Charter is new to us and so far I am very satisfied with their curriculum. I receive emails as well as phone calls to keep me up to date so I am clued in…
This school is amazing. The principal, teachers, and staff really go the extra mile for the children. I've never seen such an involved, caring staff in any school that any of my children have ever…
This school is excellent. My son has been going here for the last 2-1/2 years, 7th, 8th and 9th grades. The teachers and staff are very attentive to their students. They also have special education…
Wonderful staff and all-around great school.