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.
Kevin Adger of KOLD-TV visited La Paloma South Campus to learn more about how parents can help prepare their children for the new school year. Principal Paul Bummer spoke about the importance of helping children get back into a routine by going to bed early and also substituting electronic games for educational activities.Read More
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.Read More
Community leaders to read to students Feb. 9-13Read More
What: La Paloma Academy and Stelcor Energy solar project groundbreaking ceremony
Who: La Paloma students, staff and charter holder Raena Janes, and Stelcor Energy Director of Commercial Projects Robert Neifert
When: 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Where: La Paloma Academy Central Campus, 2050 N. Wilmot Road
Why: Launch of installation of solar panels at the Central and Lakeside campuses. The addition of solar power this summer will potentially save the charter school more than $1 million over the next 20 years. La Paloma students will use a golden shovel to dig the first hole for the installation, which will ultimately free resources that will benefit their academic environment.