Forty-Niners Brave the Pouring Rain to Entertain at Historic Assisted Living Residence By Norma Richman “It was important to go because they don’t get to see children often since they’re living with adults. It made me feel good after I saw how happy they were. My favorite part was meeting other people. They had interesting … Continue reading High Point’s Fourth Graders Regale the British Home with Songs of the Gold Rush Era
HPA Fifth Graders Raise Nearly $1300 to Buy Gifts for Ronald MacDonald House in Pasadena
Twenty Tote Bags Filled with Hand-Picked Goodies Are Delivered Just in Time for Valentine’s Day “I felt thankful that I got to provide for the community. RMH helps the children and their families when children are in the hospital. I’m very happy we’re helping them.”— Kaden K. By Norma Richman Fifth graders at High Point … Continue reading HPA Fifth Graders Raise Nearly $1300 to Buy Gifts for Ronald MacDonald House in Pasadena
“It’s already been 100 days of school?”
By Jenny Mattesich and Tori Dohlen Students were surprised the days had added up so quickly, but WOW had our 2nd graders learned a lot in the hundred days they’ve been in school this year! For the two weeks leading up to the hundredth day, students were asked to think about creating a visual display to … Continue reading “It’s already been 100 days of school?”
HPA’s 3rd Grade Eagles Break All-time Record at Souper Bowl VII!
The Winner in An Upset: Friends in Deed “It made me feel happy and proud that I was helping to collect soup cans for Friends in Deed. At first I was nervous. I was worried about the cans falling all over, but it turned out to be fun and it made me happy that I … Continue reading HPA’s 3rd Grade Eagles Break All-time Record at Souper Bowl VII!
Our Eagles Soar to New Frontiers: History Day at High Point
By Colleen Zeiss The 2023 National History Day theme for 2023 is "Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas." On Friday, January 13, 2023, eighth graders in Mr. Valiulis’s History Day class presented their final products for submission for this prestigious competition. After months of research, note-taking, drafting, re-drafting, editing, evaluating, and revising, these students presented … Continue reading Our Eagles Soar to New Frontiers: History Day at High Point
Monster Etching Press Makes An Appearance At High Point Academy
HPA FAMILY LEAVES LEGACY TO ART DEPARTMENT STUDIO PROGRAM “I remember a night where my mom, dad, and grandmother were in the kitchen, and I was with my uncle. He had drawn out a dog and cat on big sheets of paper for us to color with oil pastels. I can’t remember much of him, … Continue reading Monster Etching Press Makes An Appearance At High Point Academy
The Gift of Giving: HPA Holiday Gift Drive
By Sarah Attar (Class of 2023) The 7th and 8th grade Junior High Service Club held a gift drive for the Children's Law Center during the week of December 5th-9th. The Children's Law Center of California (CLC) provides legal advocacy for abused, neglected, or abandoned children in the foster care system. High Point Academy did … Continue reading The Gift of Giving: HPA Holiday Gift Drive
Sparking the Joy of Giving to Others
Patricia Cavato & Colleen Zeiss The 4th Grade Juniors Girl Scout Troop 71431 held a bake sale on Thursday, December 8th to raise funds for the LAFD Spark of Love Toy Drive. The Juniors did an amazing job promoting the bake sale by making signs and posting them around campus. In addition, the girls presented to each of … Continue reading Sparking the Joy of Giving to Others
Debate Team Takes 3rd Place!
By Gintaras Vailulis High Point debaters competed on December 10th at LILA. High Point took 3rd place overall. Henry M. placed 6th in speaker awards and Donovan B. placed 12th out of 93 speakers. Special thanks go out to High Point's judges: Irma H., Nathan L. and Gregory F. High Points teams were: Ethan C., Reece L., and Gyan … Continue reading Debate Team Takes 3rd Place!
HPA Alumna Returns for Computer Science Education Week
By Cheryl Stern You won’t often hear High Point alumna, Cyana L., using the adage, “It’s not rocket science.” This impressive high schooler returned to HPA this week to share her passion for this very subject with our junior high students. As part of Computer Science Education Week, out 7th and 8th graders were treated … Continue reading HPA Alumna Returns for Computer Science Education Week