Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Sep 25, 2017 5:19:00 PM
From academics to service learning, the Turning Point School experience enables students to whole-heartedly understand their place in the world and connect with others spanning a rich diversity of experience, background, and narrative.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Sep 18, 2017 4:16:05 PM
As both parents and educators, it is our joy and our responsibility to provide students with valuable opportunities to develop independence, bravery, connection, and the conviction that they can affect positive change for the common good.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Sep 11, 2017 2:38:00 PM
At Turning Point School, we have in common the desire to serve each student and to honor the common good. There is a public spirit and sharing at the heart of community, and I feel lucky to be among a group of generous families and educators.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 5:42:04 PM
The energy today was electric, with smiling children and teachers thrilled to embark on a new year of deep and meaningful learning.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM
As I greeted our arriving students and parents at carpool this morning, it seemed almost impossible to believe an entire school year has passed.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, May 15, 2017 2:12:26 PM
People ask me why I chose Turning Point, knowing what a momentous decision it was for me and for my family. My reasons boil down to this: it is a school that has made its major decisions about its mission inspired by and rooted firmly in research-based evidence.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, May 8, 2017 2:14:00 PM
Take a few minutes to close your eyes and imagine your child as a graduating high school senior. What are the qualities that you most desire for them to have developed?
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, May 1, 2017 2:27:00 PM
Top schools embrace our students because we foster strong critical thinkers who are flexible in thought and opinion—able to reframe and redefine their views to develop deep understanding of themselves, their community, and their world.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Apr 24, 2017 3:23:50 PM
What if I told you that during the summer months your child will not simply maintain, but expand their curiosity, creative expression, and thirst for innovation?
Amy Philpott, Library and Research Specialist - Posted Monday, Apr 17, 2017 11:27:00 AM
In a digital age, how do we help students tease out facts and find a cohesive narrative amid the many voices online?
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Apr 10, 2017 2:05:00 PM
Driving to Berkeley over Spring Break, my family could not stop marveling at the lush landscape and bursts of color that accompanied us along the way.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 11:47:00 AM
Perhaps you have noticed that the campus seems rather quiet. Our middle school students have scattered far afield, excitedly engaged in exploration, learning, and bonding during their middle school spring trips.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Mar 13, 2017 1:00:00 PM
At Turning Point, we are proud of the joy our students express daily in their learning, creativity, accomplishments, and community.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Mar 6, 2017 11:46:00 AM
This year has provided several occasions for the Turning Point community to reflect upon our history and our future, and to set goals to chart our progress in the years ahead.