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.

Arizona Daily Star Article Features Lakeside Students’ Toy Drive

La Paloma Academy Lakeside students were featured in an Arizona Daily Star article, on Tucson.com, for collecting 600 toys in a holiday toy drive for the Diamond Children’s Medical Center. The students also raised $700 to help the family of a fellow student who is receiving medical treatment at the hospital.

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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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