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
Debate Team Takes 3rd Place!
By Gintaras Vailulis High Point debaters competed on December 10th at LILA. High Point took 3rd place overall. Henry M. placed 6th in speaker awards and Donovan B. placed 12th out of 93 speakers. Special thanks go out to High Point's judges: Irma H., Nathan L. and Gregory F. High Points teams were: Ethan C., Reece L., and Gyan … Continue reading Debate Team Takes 3rd Place!
HPA Alumna Returns for Computer Science Education Week
By Cheryl Stern You won’t often hear High Point alumna, Cyana L., using the adage, “It’s not rocket science.” This impressive high schooler returned to HPA this week to share her passion for this very subject with our junior high students. As part of Computer Science Education Week, out 7th and 8th graders were treated … Continue reading HPA Alumna Returns for Computer Science Education Week
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
HPA Rising to the Challenge
By Colleen Zeiss The High Point community joined Rise Against Hunger in its fight against hunger. On Friday, November 18th, students helped to package meals for children and adults who face hunger across the globe. We partnered with Rise Against Hunger to package 10,584 meals! The packaging event took place in the music room, and … Continue reading HPA Rising to the Challenge
Fall Family Picnic FUN!
Balloon animals and a bounce house, the BIG slide, face painting, In-N-Out, Wetzel’s Pretzels, and Gordo’s tacos… what’s not to love about the High Point Fall Family Picnic? The HPA community came together for a beautiful afternoon on Veteran’s Day to play games, enjoy lunch, and spend time with fellow families. Kids immediately made a … Continue reading Fall Family Picnic FUN!
Head of School – Eagles Soar!
By Joey Campanella For the past two months since we began the 2022-2023 school year, I have had the pleasure to observe so many amazing things on campus that have served to confirm what I have known for some time now–that High Point Academy is a very special school with an outstanding academic program and … Continue reading Head of School – Eagles Soar!
6th Grader Adventures At AstroCamp
"We do this every year and it's one of the highlights of 6th grade hands down. I believe it's a more meaningful experience for students to have that hands-on learning outside in nature with their teachers. It's powerful for us as well." ~Sarah Nguyen In October the 6th grade packs up and travels to AstroCamp's … Continue reading 6th Grader Adventures At AstroCamp