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

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)

Off to College Reunion – Class of 2017

By Cheryl Stern High Point alums from 2017 returned to campus on June 14th to celebrate their recent graduation from high school and to reunite before embarking on their college journeys this fall. It was a joy-filled afternoon filled with laughter and reminiscing, especially while re-watching their 8th grade video! They reconnected with their beloved HPA teachers … Continue reading Off to College Reunion – Class of 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Nicky Loomis (89-95)

By Norma Richman My brief bio—  My most recent stop has been, for the past five years, at Crossroads School for the Arts & Sciences where I’ve served as the school’s newspaper advisor. It’s been a wild ride: teaching journalism to high schoolers who sincerely have taught me more about journalism than any other job … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Nicky Loomis (89-95)

Alumni Spotlight: Conrad Ukropina (’08)

“Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.” —George S. Patton By Norma Richman My Brief Bio— Hello High Point friends and family!  I am happy and excited that Mrs. Richman reached out to me to share what I’ve been up to.  High Point was an incredibly important experience in my … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Conrad Ukropina (’08)

Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Tanner (’01)

By Norma Richman                            “If you don’t like something, change it. If you don’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.”—Maya Angelou My Brief Bio— I attended Polytechnic School for high school, where I played varsity softball, basketball, and volleyball. I tried my hand at technical theater for a few musicals, played flute in the jazz … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Tanner (’01)

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Partma (’98)

By Norma Richman "Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did." —Lauren Partma, 2020 Teacher of Excellence, Pasadena Unified School District My Brief Bio— After attending Sacred Heart Academy, I attended Sonoma State University, where I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration. … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Partma (’98)

Lauren (Constancio) Stead (’97)

By Norma Richman “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” My Brief Bio— I currently live in Thousand Oaks, California, with my husband Ryan, dog Harry and our two-year-old son Zane. I attended Occidental College in Los Angeles for my undergraduate degree, and after taking a couple of years off, went back to … Continue reading Lauren (Constancio) Stead (’97)

Alumni Spotlight: Paige Lurie (‘98-‘05)

By Norma Richman My Brief Bio—  I went to Brandeis University, just outside of Boston, for a BA in Politics and History with a minor in Law. During my time at Brandeis, I participated in a summer abroad program in the Netherlands, where I studied International Law right in the epi-center: many of my lecturers … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Paige Lurie (‘98-‘05)

Alumni Spotlight: Sabrina Waller (’11)

By Norma Richman “Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.”—Arnold H. Glascow My Brief Bio—  After I graduated high school, I moved up to San Francisco to attend UC Berkeley. For what, I had absolutely no idea at the time. I’ve never been the type to have a dream … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Sabrina Waller (’11)