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.
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?
Top schools embrace our students because we foster strong critical thinkers who are flexible in thought and opinionÑable to reframe and redefine their views to develop deep understanding of themselves, their community, and their world.
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?
In a digital age, how do we help students tease out facts and find a cohesive narrative amid the many voices online?
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.
At Turning Point, we are proud of the joy our students express daily in their learning, creativity, accomplishments, and community.
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.
When Dana Mortenson, Co-Founder of World Savvy spoke to our parents and faculty on January 18, her focus was to explore and understand what is most vital in preparing students for the future.
At Turning Point, we know that there are fascinating connections between our minds and our bodies. The ability to express ourselves through movement and performance can make us happier, instill pride, and even improve learning.