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Calling all Alumni! Contribute to Talpa’s “Sponsor-A-Student” Campaign Alumni Class Challenge today!

January 26, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Alumni, Campus Life
Calling all Alumni! Contribute to Talpa’s “Sponsor-A-Student” Campaign Alumni Class Challenge today!

Our Lady of Talpa School“Sponsor-A-Student” CampaignAlumni Class Challenge Talpa School is currently facing a $50,000 deficit in tuition revenue. To close this tuition gap, the Talpa Alumni Association and Talpa School have created an Alumni Class Challenge as part of Talpa’s “Sponsor-A-Student” Campaign. The goal of this Alumni Class Challenge is to motivate each graduating… 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 »

Second year of Transitional Kindergarten program underway at Talpa

October 20, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Student Programs and Activities
Second year of Transitional Kindergarten program underway at Talpa

Our Lady of Talpa’s Transitional Kindergarten program, or TK, is in the full swing of its second year. The program, which serves 4-year-old children and is the first year of our two-year kindergarten program, launched at Talpa at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year. Now, two months into the 2014-2015 school year, the TK… 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 »

Talpa’s 3rd Annual Alumni BBQ is one week away – order a ticket today to join in the fun!

April 30, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Alumni, Campus Life, Events
Talpa’s 3rd Annual Alumni BBQ is one week away – order a ticket today to join in the fun!

3rd Annual Talpa Alumni BBQ Our Lady of Talpa School’s Alumni Association invites you to join fellow Talpa Alumni for our third annual BBQ celebration! Saturday, May 10, 201412:00 – 4:00 p.m.(food served from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.) Our Lady of Talpa School411 South Evergreen Avenue, LA, CA 90033(event will take place in the school yard… 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 »

Catholic Schools Week celebrations at Talpa

February 18, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Parent/Family Programs and Activities, Student Programs and Activities
Catholic Schools Week celebrations at Talpa

In honor of Catholic Schools Week (January 26th-31st) Our Lady of Talpa School participated in a variety of special celebrations and events. In addition to daily Morning Prayer in the auditorium, the Talpa community participated in the celebrations below. Thank you to our parents and families, faculty, staff, students and everyone who made these events such a… read more »

Talpa’s Daily Schedule will change at the start of the 2013/2014 school year

July 22, 2013 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life
Talpa’s Daily Schedule will change at the start of the 2013/2014 school year

Important Notice to All Talpa Students and Families:As of the first day of the 2013/2014 school year (Monday, August 12), the school day will begin at Talpa daily at 8:05 a.m. This time is 10 minutes earlier than it has been in past school years. Talpa’s complete Daily Schedule and Early Dismissal Schedule are posted… read more »

Talpa to launch Transitional Kindergarten in August 2013

June 27, 2013 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Parent/Family Programs and Activities, Student Programs and Activities
Talpa to launch Transitional Kindergarten in August 2013

Our Lady of Talpa is excited to announce we will launch a new Transitional Kindergarten (or TK) at the start of the 2013-2014 school year. TK is the first year of a two-year Kindergarten program. The two-year setup includes one year of TK (for children who are 4 years old by September 1), and one… read more »

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