By Colleen Zeiss The Junior High PE Department has revamped its curriculum, beginning with First Aid and CPR certification for students. The first cohort is the seventh-grade girls, who have been diligently working with Mrs. Sonya Stromberg all week in preparation for their certification practicum. Although they are the first group to engage in the … Continue reading Junior High Physical Education Curriculum
By Mr. Gary Stern High Point has always been at its core about community and connection. Time and time again parents share with me that it is this genuine sense of community and connection (in a top-notch educational environment!) that attracted them to High Point and is instrumental in defining the journey of their children … Continue reading Communication and Collaboration: Better Together
By Colleen Zeiss Looking for a fun evening with the family? Several High Point eighth graders and teachers can give you a great idea: go see a free performance of Shakespeare in the park! On Sunday, July 14th, junior-high students, teachers, and their family members gathered together to see the Independent Shakespeare Company’s performance of … Continue reading High Point Students Embrace Shakespeare in the Summer
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