By Norma Richman High Point’s 49ers Reprise a Community Engagement Tradition “I think it was a fun and joyful experience to help make the elderly happy.”—LJ T., age 10 Dressed in red bandanas and straw hats, our fourth-grade 49ers belted out verses from songs associated with California’s Gold Rush Era. The words of “Shenandoah”, most … Continue reading It’s All Golden at The British Home
Four Move On – Los Angeles County History Day!
By Gint Valiulis Four HPA projects won at Los Angeles County History Day and will compete at History Day California in May. The winning projects are: Websites: "The Fight for Children's Rights: Debate and Diplomacy" by Eliana G., Emma N. "Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro: The World at Edge" by Aurix H., Cory L., Ethan C. "Code Name … Continue reading Four Move On – Los Angeles County History Day!
Alumni Spotlight: Alex Gourdikian (2014)
“If we are all going through hell, keep going.”—Winston Churchill“We’re all stories, in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?”—Matt Smith, ‘Doctor Who’ By Norma Richman My Brief Bio— I am currently living in San Diego, California, and attending Point Loma Nazarene University as a senior. I also work as an audio, video, … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Alex Gourdikian (2014)
The Lasting Legacy of an Indomitable Teacher
By Norma Richman, Beth Auer, and Tomi Okuno “Only Sandi would decide to teach calligraphy using permanent India ink to 270 students, including kindergarteners!”—Beth Auer Sandi Brune sang with an angelic voice as she led her students in musical traditions, but she also had a boisterous laugh that would reverberate throughout the entire building when … Continue reading The Lasting Legacy of an Indomitable Teacher
Debate Team Places 3rd at the Tri-League Tournament
By Gintaras Valiulis The HPA Debate Squad competed in-person at the Tri-League Tournament held at Poly on Saturday. Our teams had a great record overall giving the school a third-place trophy. The team of James W., Matthew M., and Diya K. took 12th place with a 3-1 record. Diya also took a 9th place speaker trophy … Continue reading Debate Team Places 3rd at the Tri-League Tournament