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

Service and Learning Go Hand-in-Hand at HPA

By Norma Richman “Service Learning is to help out others as well as helping yourself.” -Jerry S., age 13 Jerry S. In keeping with the strong tradition of Community Engagement at High Point Academy, Mrs. Colleen Zeiss, Co-Director of Junior High, and Stephanie Gangl, High Point’s Junior High math teacher, set aside two days in … Continue reading Service and Learning Go Hand-in-Hand at HPA

Stronger Together: HPA Steps Up to Help the Elizabeth House

By Colleen Zeiss The 8th Grade Girls Leadership Council focuses on inspiring young women to become leaders. The group aspires to help our community and the ones in need of a helping hand. With a mission of spreading empowerment to women, our goal is to seek opportunities from other well-educated women who have gone far … Continue reading Stronger Together: HPA Steps Up to Help the Elizabeth House

HPA 2020 Food Drive

We would like to thank OUR PARENTS for supporting the HPA Food Drive 2020! The result has been overwhelming! Together, we have collected over 6,363 items (7 carloads) within three days!!! Once again, HPA families have shown the true Eagle Spirit! Even though we cannot gather as a community for our traditional fall Family Dinner Night this year, we came … Continue reading HPA 2020 Food Drive

Student Council Takes to the Streets!

By Colleen Zeiss, pictures by Tito Gibbs The High Point Student Council took to the streets on Tuesday…Kinneloa Canyon and Eaton Canyon Roads, that is.  For the first time ever, the Student Council hosted a Carline “Bake Sale,” which included cookies, drinks, treats, and Eagle Spirit gear. All the drinks/treats were $1, and Eagle Spirit gear … Continue reading Student Council Takes to the Streets!

HPA Fifth Graders Create Unparalleled Gift for Children in Need

By Norma Richman “It’s really easy to care for others. And it makes you feel good too.”— Amanda C., age 10  Building on last year’s success, Mrs. Harris and Mr. Woodward challenged their students this year to reach even higher as they organized their Community Engagement project for Ronald MacDonald House in Pasadena, an establishment … Continue reading HPA Fifth Graders Create Unparalleled Gift for Children in Need

Local Food Bank Cleans Up at the Souper Bowl!

By Norma Richman “The Souper Bowl gives you good experience in case you want to help people. It can be fun and helpful at the same time.”-Princeton W., age 9 Thanks to the generosity and hard work of High Point’s industrious third graders, Friends in Deed was the big winner for 2020. Days before the … Continue reading Local Food Bank Cleans Up at the Souper Bowl!