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Talpa Parish 90th Anniversary

September 19, 2018 by MissG | Posted In: Campus Life, Student Programs and Activities
Talpa Parish 90th Anniversary

September 19, 2018 Marked the 90th Anniversary of Our Lady of The Rosary of Talpa Parish. This important milestone was celebrated with three consecutive days of the Holy Mass. On Thursday, September 20th the Class of 2019 led the mass with was celebrated by students, alumni, and parishioners alike. 

Honoring Our Lady – Queen of the Angels, Queen of the May

May 22, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Events, Parent/Family Programs and Activities, Student Programs and Activities
Honoring Our Lady – Queen of the Angels, Queen of the May

This week, the Our Lady of Talpa School family came together to honor our mother, Mary, during two special occasions for prayer and celebration. On Wednesday, May 20, Talpa’s 5th through 8th grade students led our school community in a “Living Rosary.” The Living Rosary took place in the school yard, where students, faculty/staff, parents… 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 »

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 »

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 »

New academic programs spur exciting growth

June 27, 2013 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Student Programs and Activities
New academic programs spur exciting growth

Accelerated ReaderTalpa’s faculty and administration have seen tremendous improvement in students’ reading performance since our school’s implementation of the Accelerated Reader program (or AR) in October 2012. Talpa adopted AR to improve reading comprehension, increase vocabulary and encourage independent reading. Prior to beginning AR, each student took a diagnostic test to determine his/her reading level…. read more »

New Extended Day Program provides safe, quiet environment for Talpa students after school

February 1, 2013 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Student Programs and Activities
New Extended Day Program provides safe, quiet environment for Talpa students after school

The inaugural year of Our Lady of Talpa School’s new Extended Day Program has been a great success. The program, which launched on September 10, 2012, runs Monday through Friday from 3-5 p.m. It is open to all Talpa students (Kindergarten through 8th grade) and averages 80-85 attendees per day. Ms. Rico, Extended Day Program… read more »

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