Full-day Kindergarten Can Make a Critical Difference in Development

Studies Show Social and Academics Excel with Kinder Students in All-Day Programs

Tucson, AZ (March 1, 2018) – The mission of La Paloma Academy is to build a solid foundation for every child that passes through their doors. Kindergarten is such an important year as a student starts their true school career. With that in mind, La Paloma knows the benefits of full-day Kindergarten are tremendous. That is why the school continues to make it easier for parents by offering their program at no cost.

La Paloma’s Spirit of Giving Featured on Tucson News Now

Tucson News Now spotlights all three La Paloma campuses, as students and teachers strive to bring holiday cheer to the less fortunate. At Central, an 8th grade bake sale raised $400 for Toys for Tots; at Lakeside, 2nd graders are collecting toys for Diamond Children’s Medical Center; and students at South participated in the Red Sleigh Toy Drive.

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Test-Taking Anxiety and How to Relieve It

LPA South Principal, Paul Bummer, talks to KGUN 9 about how back-to-school testing can lead to anxiety for students. Principal Bummer offers suggestions on the best ways to relieve test-taking anxiety.

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Before- and After-school Care on a Budget

Principal Paul Bummer, from LPA’s South campus, discusses the importance of the free before- and after-school programs which are available to La Paloma Academy students and are an excellent resource for families on a budget.

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La Paloma Academy Named a Reader Favorite by AZ Daily Star

On September 27, 2015 in a special section of their Sunday Edition, the Arizona Daily Star published the results of their 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards votes. La Paloma Academy performed admirably in the charter school category, finishing in the top three out of 34 schools on the ballot. As such, they were awarded “Favorites” status and appear in the special issue.

April Rubasch Featured on KOLD

April Rubasch, Title I Coordinator, shared some summer educational ideas for parents with a small summer budget this morning on KOLD. She showed viewers how to make a lava lamp during an in-studio interview. KOLD also posted a link with other educational ideas that parents can do with their children.

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