By Colleen Zeiss Retired attorney Mr. Dennis O’Meara, Mrs. Zeiss’s father, was a guest speaker in the seventh-grade English classes on Tuesday, Jan. 29th in preparation for their mock trial. A graduate of USC and Southwestern Law School, Mr. O’Meara began his forty-one career with Allstate Insurance Company in August 1972 and retired on January … Continue reading Mock Trial Prep at High Point Academy
By Louise Harris, 5th Grade Teacher In November, the 5th grade students started brainstorming about how to raise funds for their Community Service Project. The two things they decided upon were holding a bake sale and doing extra chores at home. BAKE SALE- Several students volunteered to write a proposal to Mr. Stern asking for … Continue reading Bake Sale for Ronald McDonald House
By Colleen Zeiss This week, the junior high is participating in the quarter-end enrichment Gallery Walks. Each enrichment class hosts an open class or presentation. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend as the kids showcase their skills. On Tuesday, January 15th, Mrs. Gangl hosted a debate as part of the final project for … Continue reading Junior High Enrichment Gallery Walks
By Gary Stern High Point Academy takes great pride in preparing its graduates for success both as scholars and citizens as they embark upon their journey in high school and beyond. For fifty-three years, offering a strong Kindergarten-8th grade foundation has been our tried and true mission—to awaken the joy of learning in each student. Critical … Continue reading High School Admissions Process: A Natural Culmination of High Point’s Kindergarten-8th Grade Journey.
By Norma Richman High Point’s kindergarten students spent the weeks leading up to the holidays learning about the importance of helping those less fortunate. They collected new and gently-used jackets of all colors and patterns and packed them into huge boxes for delivery to Families in Transition in Pasadena. While some children raided their own … Continue reading Kinders Carry on a Tradition in the Spirit of Kindness