High Point’s annual volunteer lunch was held yesterday at Foothill restaurant. We celebrated the wonderful work our parents do to enhance students’ experience at High Point! High Point is known for its close-knit community, and this is why! Our parents’ care to participate in an active manner to assist the school and are instrumental to … Continue reading Parents – We Are Better Because of YOU!
By Colleen Zeiss On Friday, May 24th, the junior high had a jam-packed day of fun and celebration. The morning began with the final HPA Families meeting, during which the kindergarteners presented hedgies to their eighth-grade leaders and the seventh graders presented memory books from their HPA Family members. Much gratitude goes to Ms. Smith … Continue reading 2019 Shakespeare Festival & More…
By Colleen Zeiss Last week, the junior high celebrated their achievements in their enrichment classes during the Fourth Quarter Enrichment Gallery Walks. As a final showcase of their work, the students shared their work in a variety of areas. On Monday, the junior high gathered with parents, teachers, and the sixth grade to honor this … Continue reading Fourth Quarter Enrichment Gallery Walks
By Rob Woodward Huzzah! High Point’s 5th Grade had a marvelous time defeating the redcoats at Riley’s Farm, Friday, May 17. The class experienced colonial life and revolutionary zeal through a series of classes and reenactments ranging from 18th Century games, etiquette, blacksmithing and weaving, to the Quartering Act, militia training, and a stirring battle … Continue reading 5th Grade Experiences Colonial Times at Riley’s Farm
“I think it’s important to help others.”-Madison A. By Norma Richman Sporting a brand new necktie, Zeus returned to High Point Academy for the third year in a row to visit with the first grade classes. For those who don’t know, Zeus is a Hand in Paw Ambassador. He represents the local animal rescue agency in … Continue reading Zeus Returns!
“We have to work hard to keep the space around us clean and suitable for living. If we don’t worry about the environment, then bad things are going to continue to happen, like global warming.”- Katelin K. By Norma Richman Forty-one enthusiastic sixth graders from High Point Academy descended on Eaton Canyon Park to help … Continue reading Sixth Graders to the Rescue
“It Makes Me Proud to Help” By Norma Richman High Point Academy’s second grade class spent the month of May collecting toiletries and learning to sew. In fact, they set up a pouch-making factory, putting colorful felt pieces together and adorning them with polka dots, stars and flowers. Perfect for a spring Community Engagement project! … Continue reading Second Graders Reprise Perfect Project
One Eighth Grade Graduate Will Receive the New Annual Award By Norma Richman Not many people can claim to have kept in constant touch with high school buddies who graduated together in 1961. And not many have inspired such generosity. My late husband’s best buddies got together last year and decided to do something wonderful … Continue reading New Music Award to Honor Bob Richman
by Colleen Zeiss The High Point Academy Student Service Team hosted its spring service project on Friday, May 3rd. We teamed up with Rise Against Hunger, an international organization that provides meals and aid to those who need it the most. A very unique aspect of this organization’s work is that it mobilizes volunteers to … Continue reading Rise Against Hunger
By Jennette Neville What does a typical recess look like in our High Point Library? Busy! Fun! Noisy! Kids of various ages pour in twice a day for all sorts of reasons and I aim to meet the needs of each of those kids. Sometimes it's a handful, sometimes it's a horde--we've had as many as 40 kids … Continue reading Typical Recess in the LIBRARY