By Norma Richman High Point Academy’s civic-minded fifth graders packed gift bags full of all kinds of goodies for residents of our local Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald House Pasadena provides free extended stays for families whose children are undergoing treatment in nearby hospitals. After serious consideration, Mrs. Gier’s and Ms. Walch’s students determined that … Continue reading Celebration Kits are a Big Hit at Ronald McDonald House
Sixth Graders Usher in the Spring with Rakes, Shovels and Spirit
By Norma Richman Spring was in the air and so were the weeds as High Point’s sixth grade class cleared the way for a very special Eaton Canyon event. The Nature Center, our neighbor to the west, was readying to host Spring Awakening, an annual Native American festival, where dancers, drummers, musicians and story tellers … Continue reading Sixth Graders Usher in the Spring with Rakes, Shovels and Spirit
What Makes High Point Special: The Students Speak
By Gary Stern If you were to ask me, “What Makes High Point So Special?” I could certainly go on for hours, extolling a unique and nurturing culture that awakens the joy of learning in its students through outstanding teaching and curriculum, plus thoughtful strategic planning and implementation. A culture that achieves this through a … Continue reading What Makes High Point Special: The Students Speak
THE PAWS HAVE IT!
By Norma Richman The vote is in and the paws have it! High Point’s first graders met their April read-a-thon goal and then some. These enterprising youngsters were hoping to raise $200 to fund their dog biscuit bakery and puppy blanket workshop. Their efforts resulted in the collection of a whopping $1051. After spending $73 … Continue reading THE PAWS HAVE IT!