Hoop-A-Thon

February 16, 2018

Thank you, Turning Point community, for contributing to another successful Hoop-A-Thon event! View photos from the day on our Facebook page. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Hoop-A-Thon is a student-driven annual fundraiser that encourages teamwork, good sportsmanship, and most of all, school spirit! 

Make A Pledge

  • Support a Student by making a pledge in his or her honor. Spread the word to your family and friends by sharing this page via social media or email; anyone can support a student! 
  • Sponsor a Teacher T-Shirt: Help us provide t-shirts to our teachers and staff on the day of the event.
  • Enter the Parent Shoot-Out (parents will be able to shoot after their child's class). The top male and female scorers will have their names etched onto our championship trophy!
  • Honor Dr. Konigsberg as she shoots for the stars in the Head of School Challenge!
  • Make your pledge HERE

T-Shirts and Lunch

  • T-shirts and lunch from In-N-Out Burger are FREE for all students!
  • Lunch is from In-N-Out Burger and includes chips and water. Students will have the choice of a hamburger (single or double), cheeseburger (single or double), or grilled cheese. Parents of students in Grades K-8 are invited to join their children for lunch. In-N-Out orders for parents will be walk-up only on the day of the event for $12.00.
  • Please be sure your child brings a refillable water bottle for the day. They will use the bottle in the gym during their shooting times and during lunch.
  • Homeroom/Advisory teachers will contact parents to confirm t-shirt sizes and lunch orders closer to the event.
  • Parents are welcome to purchase t-shirts the day of the event. Or, you can grab your shirt early at our Pop-Up Shop during drop-off on Thursday, February 8. T-Shirts for parents are $20 each.

Thank You to our Sponsors!

Thank you to our neighbors and Hoop-A-Thon sponsors for underwriting the cost of the t-shirts and lunch, ensuring that all students will be able to participate:

Join Us!

  • Parents are welcome to join us in the Gym to cheer on their children as they show off their skills and self-confidence. Students are often nervous to dribble, run, and shoot in front of a crowd, and it means the world to them to receive encouragement and see smiling faces in the stands. Parents of students in Grades K-8 are also invited to join their children for lunch. View the class shooting and lunch schedule below.
  • Parents can shoot hoops, too! After each class/grade level is finished shooting, parents will be invited to participate in the Parent Shoot-Out ($20 per parent). The top male and female scorers will have their names etched onto our championship trophy. Secure your spot by signing up when you make a pledge in honor of your child at the link above.
  • Show off your skills in our Pop-A-Shot challenge ($5 per game). If you're quick and accurate, you could have your name etched onto our Pop-A-Shot Trophy!

Premium Bid Items

We have two fabulous items up for bid via silent auction at Hoop-A-Thon on February 16:

  • Magic Johnson signed basketball
    • Magic is an American icon, one of the all-time great basketball players, and a titan in business who has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in under-served neighborhoods.
  • 12 tickets to the April 11 Lakers vs. Clippers basketball game 
    • Bidding starts at $4,000
    • Includes access to the High Five tunnel prior to the game for all 12 tickets
    • Everyone high fives Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma, Julius Randal and the rest of the Lakers. 

Middle School Parents!

We are excited to launch a new format for middle school students to meaningfully participate in Hoop-A-Thon. This year, activities include:

  • 3 v 3 student basketball tournament
  • 4 v 4 student volleyball tournament
  • Donut Band performance
  • Winter Musical performance
  • Dance Elective performance
  • An all-around fabulous time for students, teachers, and all who support the outstanding work all our students do to stay active and have fun! 
  • Our middle school activities run from 2:00 - 3:10 pm. Come early and join us for lunch!

Class Schedule 

Ms. Britton's Class:  8:45-9:20
Ms. Mullen's Class: 9:20-9:55
Ms. Reynolds' Class:  9:55-10:25
Kindergarten:  10:25 -11:00 | Lunch at 11:30
Grade 1:  11:00-11:40 | Lunch at noon
Grade 2:  11:40-12:15 | Lunch at 12:45
Grade 3:  12:15-12:50 | Lunch at 11:00
Grade 4:  12:50-1:25 | Lunch at 11:45
Grades 5:  1:25-2:00 | Lunch at 12:15
Grades 6:  2:00-3:10 | Lunch at 12:30
Grade 7: 2:00-3:10 | Lunch at 1:00
Grade 8: 2:00-3:10 | Lunch at 1:00

Volunteer

  • Reserve your court-side seat to all the action by helping out the day of the event! Simply fill out the PA Volunteer Form (indicating Hoop-A-Thon as your interest) and someone from the committee will be in touch with you soon.

Photos from Hoop-A-Thon 2017

What does Hoop-A-Thon Support?

Hoop-A-Thon is an annual event that supports Turning Point's athletics department and garden/Dirt-to-Dish programs. In addition, we will once again raise funds to enhance and improve the student experience at Weemes Elementary School, including our mentoring program, where Level 8 students travel to Weemes to tutor and mentor younger elementary students.

 

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

 

TURNING POINT SCHOOL
8780 National Blvd.
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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