Resolution and Resilience

The symbolism of a new year is powerful. We slough off the old year like a snake sheds its skin, and we revel in the possibilities of a fresh start. Even the changes we cannot see can contribute to the betterment of our community.

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Reflecting the Light

As we approach the Winter Solstice, darkness is conspicuous. It is no surprise, then, that many winter holidays celebrate and honor the light that illuminates the darkness and reassures us of the return of spring.

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The ABCs of CTP Testing

At Turning Point, we use a variety of ways to truly understand and assess student mastery. Knowledge is complex, and exhibiting mastery is best revealed in ways that honor its complexity.

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High School Placement

At Turning Point, we understand the pressure families feel about matriculating at a high school that will broaden their college choices down the line. But when we consider how well Turning Point Level 8 students know themselves, how confident they are, and how ably they articulate their talents and abilities, we recognize that this is a unique opportunity for our oldest students to make their mark.

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Building Community

In an ever-changing world, it becomes more vital than ever for our children to develop and internalize qualities of empathy, cooperation, respect, and collaboration, so we purposely and thoughtfully build into our program opportunities for students to build and practice these skills.

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Lessons from the Election

As Turning Point educators, we have experienced many opportunities for "teachable moments" to help students process what they are hearing from the media, parents, and friends during this election season.

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