Alum Zacky Culver ’19 Returns to High Point with Boy Scout Eagle Project

Zacky  Culver '19 decided to complete a Boy Scout Eagle project at High Point Academy. Boy Scout Troop 21 and Cub Scouts from Pack 357 fixed up the trail by clearing weeds, widening and flattening sections of the path, and making the steps sturdier. They completed this wonderful project by installing a bench. The campus … Continue reading Alum Zacky Culver ’19 Returns to High Point with Boy Scout Eagle Project

Math Coming Alive: Real-Life Number Lines

By Colleen Zeiss Do you ever feel like life is a series of negative and positive integers? Mrs. Gangl’s seventh-grade math students know what I mean… I could tell something amazing was happening in the seventh grade when I noticed Mrs. Gangl’s math students carrying  their beautiful posters with pictures of their families’ most memorable … Continue reading Math Coming Alive: Real-Life Number Lines

HPA’s Kinders Launch Community Engagement Program Just In Time For Winter Weather

By Norma Richman “We were gathering coats and sweaters for other kids to stay warm on cold days. Giving makes me feel happy.”—Heather S. age 6 Jackets, sweaters, and even some charming dresses were collected by High Point’s Kindergarten classes throughout the month of December and stashed in decorated boxes for delivery to Families in … Continue reading HPA’s Kinders Launch Community Engagement Program Just In Time For Winter Weather

New Student-Led Initiative Founded by Fifth Graders to Beautify Campus

By Norma Richman Charlotte W. and Madison R. Founders of HPA Helpers “We want the school to be clean so it’s a nice environment for everyone. By making it fun, it might turn into a fun tradition and the school will be the place everyone wants to be.”—Madison R. Leaders-in-the-making Charlotte W. and Madison R. … Continue reading New Student-Led Initiative Founded by Fifth Graders to Beautify Campus

The HPA Girls on the Run Team

By Cheryl Stern, Director of Development The HPA Girls on the Run Team conquered their end-of-season 5K this week in front of a cheering crowd of fans! The girls looped the infamous HPA hill three times and ran 12 full laps on the field in order to complete this 3-mile challenge. Congratulations to “Team High … Continue reading The HPA Girls on the Run Team

Alumni Spotlight: Catherine Shao (1996)

By Norma Richman “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes,  but in having new eyes.”— Marcel Proust My Brief Bio—  I’m currently working as a producer at a documentary film company, completing my dissertation in education, designing a youth leadership program, and being Mom to spirited seven-year-old twins. I recently moved … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Catherine Shao (1996)

High Point Academy Appoints Joseph “Joey” Campanella New Head of School

PASADENA, Calif. – December 1, 2021 – High Point Academy, a leading K-8 independent school in Pasadena announced that it has appointed Joseph “Joey” Campanella as its next head of school.  Mr. Campanella succeeds interim head of school, Dr. Tim Burns, and the previous headmaster of 7 years, Gary Stern, and will officially assume the … Continue reading High Point Academy Appoints Joseph “Joey” Campanella New Head of School