Forty-Niners Brave the Pouring Rain to Entertain at Historic Assisted Living Residence By Norma Richman “It was important to go because they don’t get to see children often since they’re living with adults. It made me feel good after I saw how happy they were. My favorite part was meeting other people. They had interesting … Continue reading High Point’s Fourth Graders Regale the British Home with Songs of the Gold Rush Era
HPA Fifth Graders Raise Nearly $1300 to Buy Gifts for Ronald MacDonald House in Pasadena
Twenty Tote Bags Filled with Hand-Picked Goodies Are Delivered Just in Time for Valentine’s Day “I felt thankful that I got to provide for the community. RMH helps the children and their families when children are in the hospital. I’m very happy we’re helping them.”— Kaden K. By Norma Richman Fifth graders at High Point … Continue reading HPA Fifth Graders Raise Nearly $1300 to Buy Gifts for Ronald MacDonald House in Pasadena
HPA’s 3rd Grade Eagles Break All-time Record at Souper Bowl VII!
The Winner in An Upset: Friends in Deed “It made me feel happy and proud that I was helping to collect soup cans for Friends in Deed. At first I was nervous. I was worried about the cans falling all over, but it turned out to be fun and it made me happy that I … Continue reading HPA’s 3rd Grade Eagles Break All-time Record at Souper Bowl VII!
The Gift of Giving: HPA Holiday Gift Drive
By Sarah Attar (Class of 2023) The 7th and 8th grade Junior High Service Club held a gift drive for the Children's Law Center during the week of December 5th-9th. The Children's Law Center of California (CLC) provides legal advocacy for abused, neglected, or abandoned children in the foster care system. High Point Academy did … Continue reading The Gift of Giving: HPA Holiday Gift Drive
Sparking the Joy of Giving to Others
Patricia Cavato & Colleen Zeiss The 4th Grade Juniors Girl Scout Troop 71431 held a bake sale on Thursday, December 8th to raise funds for the LAFD Spark of Love Toy Drive. The Juniors did an amazing job promoting the bake sale by making signs and posting them around campus. In addition, the girls presented to each of … Continue reading Sparking the Joy of Giving to Others
Kindergarteners Kick Off a Year of Giving
Pint-Sized Service Learning Starts with Empathy By Norma Richman “It made me feel good because when you help someone else, it makes you feel good too.”—Connor R., age 5 Franklin C., Blake Y., Connor R. Jenna B., Jaanvi P. Continuing our tradition of Community Engagement, the youngest students at High Point Academy collected new and … Continue reading Kindergarteners Kick Off a Year of Giving
HPA’s Vision for a Better World
By Cheryl Stern With the arrival of GivingTuesday comes the opportunity to show generosity and spread kindness – and to inspire others to do the same. We are proud that the High Point community embraces this giving spirit on a regular basis and would like to reflect on just a few of the ways our … Continue reading HPA’s Vision for a Better World
Hispanic Culture Enrichment Class – Pulsera Project Success!
By Anna Parsons-Lamb In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Hispanic Culture enrichment class sold “Pulseras” or colorful bracelets made by artists from Guatemala and Nicaragua. Each bracelet cost $7.00. Sales took place October 4th-7th. In four days the Hispanic Culture enrichment class raised $2390 in proceeds to donate to the Pulsera Project artists and their … Continue reading Hispanic Culture Enrichment Class – Pulsera Project Success!
Baking Up A Tradition In First Grade
By Norma Richman STUDENTS CREATE TREATS FOR DESERVING PUPS OF ALL SIZES “It’s not about making money. It’s about helping the dogs. The shelter has dogs so they can find new homes. We made dog treats for all kinds of dogs.”—Anne D., age 7 Wrapping up the year of Community Engagement at High Point Academy, … Continue reading Baking Up A Tradition In First Grade
Not Just an Ordinary Bake Sale
By Norma Richman HPA’s Fifth Grade Students Raise Money to Buy Gifts for Residents at Ronald McDonald House Pasadena “It’s important to do community service because we’re helping out children in need in a positive way. We can use our privileges to help people in the community. If I can impact someone’s life positively, I … Continue reading Not Just an Ordinary Bake Sale