Junior High Physical Education Curriculum

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

Communication and Collaboration: Better Together

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

Parents – We Are Better Because of YOU!

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!

2019 Shakespeare Festival & More…

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…

Fourth Quarter Enrichment Gallery Walks

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

5th Grade Experiences Colonial Times at Riley’s Farm

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

Sixth Graders to the Rescue

“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

Second Graders Reprise Perfect Project

“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

New Music Award to Honor Bob Richman

One Eighth Grade Graduate Will Receive the New Annual Award By Norma Richman Not many people can claim to have kept in constant touch with high school buddies who graduated together in 1961. And not many have inspired such generosity. My late husband’s best buddies got together last year and decided to do something wonderful … Continue reading New Music Award to Honor Bob Richman