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Talpa launches new Facebook Page for Talpa School Alumni community

April 14, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Uncategorized
Talpa launches new Facebook Page for Talpa School Alumni community

Our Lady of Talpa School has officially launched a new Facebook page focused on communicating and connecting with Talpa Alumni. Click here, to check out the new Alumni page! Please remember to “like” us and to share word about the new page with your classmates and friends. We look forward to staying in touch with… read more »

Help Needed with Loyola High School Service Project for Talpa School

April 2, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Events, Parent/Family Programs and Activities
Help Needed with Loyola High School Service Project for Talpa School

Loyola High School has committed to serve Talpa School as part of their 150th Anniversary celebration. Their goal is to have their young men serve alongside the members of the community where the project is being done. So, we need parents who are willing to come and help on Saturday, April 11 at 9 a.m…. read more »

PTG meeting provides opportunity for parents to reflect on our Catholic faith

March 30, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Parent/Family Programs and Activities
PTG meeting provides opportunity for parents to reflect on our Catholic faith

Talpa’s February PTG meeting presented the special opportunity for parents to reflect on the importance of Christ’s presence in their lives – in particular the presence of Christ in the Eucharist – and how they pass their faith in Christ on to their children. The meeting, which Sister Adella led, included a review of the… read more »

Talpa Walk-A-Thon 2015

March 26, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Events, Student Programs and Activities
Talpa Walk-A-Thon 2015

This winter, the Our Lady of Talpa School community took part in a Walk-A-Thon. Talpa’s VMY organized the event, which raised just over $2,100 for The Pregnancy Help Center of San Gabriel Valley. The Walk-A-Thon coincided with Catholic Schools’ Week, and was a great way for the entire Talpa family to join together to help… read more »

Students and teachers use Google Apps for Education for learning and collaboration

October 24, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Student Programs and Activities
Students and teachers use Google Apps for Education for learning and collaboration

During the final months of the 2013-2014 school year, Our Lady of Talpa School introduced the use of Google Apps for Education. At that time, students in grades 5th through 8th, faculty, staff and administrators began to use the Google applications (such as Gmail, Google Docs and Google Drive) for a variety of purposes, and… read more »

Photos from Our Lady of Talpa School Golf Tournament 2014

October 23, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Alumni, Events
Photos from Our Lady of Talpa School Golf Tournament 2014

The 2014 Our Lady of Talpa School Golf Tournament was full of fun and smiles. Thank you to everyone who participated in, organized and contributed to the tournament. Special thanks to alumnus Ray Ortega, who again planned and ran the tournament! Enjoy photos from the day, below.

The Talpa Times – Volume 3, Issue 1

July 2, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Alumni, The Talpa Times Newsletter
The Talpa Times – Volume 3, Issue 1

Check out the most recent issue of The Talpa Times, our school newsletter, to read about activities and events at Our Lady of Talpa School. The Talpa Times – Volume 3, Issue 1 – Spring-Summer 2014 The Talpa Times – Sponsor-A-Student Donation Card If you would like more information about The Talpa Times, or if you… read more »

Thank you, Talpa alumni!

July 2, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Alumni, Campus Life
Thank you, Talpa alumni!

To our wonderful Talpa alumni: As we come to the end of the 2013-2014 school year, we want to thank you for supporting Our Lady of Talpa School during the past 11 months. Our school-wide theme this year was “Sharing what we have that God may multiply our blessings.” Through gifts of time, talent and… read more »

Save the Date for the 3rd Annual Talpa Alumni BBQ!

February 18, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Alumni, Campus Life, Events
Save the Date for the 3rd Annual Talpa Alumni BBQ!

3rd Annual Talpa Alumni BBQ The Our Lady of Talpa School Alumni Association encourages Talpa Alumni to save the date for our 3rd annual BBQ celebration! Saturday, May 10, 2014 — 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. (food served from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.) Our Lady of Talpa School — 411 South Evergreen Avenue, LA, CA 90033 (event… read more »

Students continue to make great strides with Accelerated Reader

February 18, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Student Programs and Activities
Students continue to make great strides with Accelerated Reader

Talpa implemented the Accelerated Reader program (or AR) for our students in October 2012. Since then, we have seen great results and steady growth in students’ reading comprehension.  Students who read 30 minutes per night or more have improved their reading comprehension by one to three reading levels – excellent growth! Strong reading comprehension not… read more »

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