We Went to College! • March 25, 2018

We Went to College! • March 25, 2018

(Image above: PARENTS AND 10TH GRADERS AT UCSB; 9TH GRADERS AT THE MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM; 10TH GRADERS AT UCLA) Dear Tahoma Family, Tahoma is so grateful for the parent support that made our college study trips possible! To the parents who drove or made donations – thank you. All together, our students in 9th-11th grades…

Safeguarding our Students • March 6, 2018

Safeguarding our Students • March 6, 2018

(Image above: CONGRESSIONAL SIMULATION ON GUN CONTROL IN AP GOVERNMENT CLASS) Dear Families, Safeguarding our students is our most important priority. We’ve all been emotionally affected by the series of school shootings across the U.S., and as the administration at Tahoma we’ve used these tragedies as a reminder to make sure our emergency preparations are…

The Class of 2022 • January 16, 2018

The Class of 2022 • January 16, 2018

(Image above: THE “VIDEO PRODUCTION” EXPEDITIONS COURSE LIVE ON THE SET) Dear Families, Last week we officially offered spaces to 90 eighth graders for the 2018-19 school year. Help us recruit a full class of 100 students for the Class of 2022! Every additional student that chooses Tahoma is another young member of our community…

A Rite of Passage • November 27, 2017

A Rite of Passage • November 27, 2017

(Image above: The class of 2018 applies to college) Dear Families, We’re so proud of our seniors! At our College Night the week before Thanksgiving they sent off their first applications to college. In the months ahead they’ll have to keep their grades high and respond promptly to requests from admissions offices. We can’t wait to…

PSAT: Stepping-stone to College • October 23, 2017

PSAT: Stepping-stone to College • October 23, 2017

(Image above: COMMENDED SCHOLARS: BENJAMIN, ARIANE, AND DIRA WITH THEIR MENTORS MS. CRAIG AND MR. NORDHEIM) Dear Families, We’re proud to announce that three Tahoma students received a special recognition!  The College Board awarded Letters of Commendation to seniors Benjamin, Ariane, and Dira in recognition of their “outstanding academic promise” as reflected on the PSAT exam last…

What Makes it Possible • October 10, 2017

What Makes it Possible • October 10, 2017

Dear Families, A Summit education is a unique opportunity.  Our students represent a diverse cross section of San Jose.  Our education is personalized, helping students to develop the cognitive skills, content knowledge, and habits of success necessary to succeed in college and in life.  100% of our graduates have been accepted to college.  But we…