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Turning Point Students Featured in Service Learning Video
Posted 12/22/2017 12:00PM

During their nine-day service learning trip to Peru, Turning Point students were featured in this video showing how they built a greenhouse with locals in Cuzco, providing a family with steady, year-round income, potentially for generations to come. This income will pay the bills, create a healthcare plan, and pay for education for the daughters. In addition, ten percent of the proceeds from the greenhouse will be dedicated to starting the next greenhouse for a family in need.

Learn more about the trip here, including how students leveled the ground for the greenhouse, placed over 5,000 30-pound bricks, and waded through knee deep to complete their task... all while having the time of their lives.

Turning Point Middle School provides students with real-world experiences as a foundation for a lifetime of “learning through doing.” Each trip is designed to provide an opportunity for students to expand their knowledge, deepen their friendships, interact with a broader community, and develop their independence. By experiencing unique places and cultures domestically and abroad, students become increasingly culturally competent and adaptable; they are well-prepared for an ever-changing globally connected world. All the while, life-long memories are made.

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Culver City, CA 90232


Turning Point School is an independent, coeducational school providing a premier education to Preschool - Grade 8 students in the greater Los Angeles area. For over 45 years, we have educated confident, curious, and globally-aware preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, and middle school students.

Located in the heart of Culver City, we enroll students from the west side of Los Angeles including Beverly Hills, Venice, Pacific Palisades, Marina del Rey, Hancock Park, Cheviot Hills, and Playa del Rey.


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