Our Congressional Press Conference • September 21, 2018

Our Congressional Press Conference • September 21, 2018

(Image above: “U.S. REPRESENTATIVE ZOE LOFGREN AT TAHOMA’S PRESS CONFERENCE) Dear Tahoma Family, Earlier today our Journalism class hosted U.S. Congressional Representative Zoe Lofgren for a press conference. Rep. Lofgren grew up in San Mateo and represents the 19th Congressional district, which includes San Jose. Students’ questions included topics like immigration, environmental sustainability, school start…

Camping Drivers Needed! • August 24, 2018

Camping Drivers Needed! • August 24, 2018

(Image above: SUMMIT TAHOMA CAMPING TRIP 2017 ) Dear Tahoma Family, Thursday we embark upon our annual camping trip – a tradition since Summit’s founding. Why? Camping together helps us build strong relationships, which in turn fosters a strong school community. Being together in nature and engaging in fun outdoor activities helps us learn more…

Back-to-School Updates • August 4, 2018

Back-to-School Updates • August 4, 2018

(Image above: THE CLASS OF 2020 AT NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION, AUGUST 2016 ) Dear Tahoma Family, It’s Back-to-School in just over a week! This year will include a focus for students around goal setting, and we’ll continue to personalize learning opportunities especially through Block 4 after lunch. We’re also very excited about our new Expeditions…

Tahoma Wins Gold • June 2, 2018

Tahoma Wins Gold • June 2, 2018

(Image above: SENIORS AT PROM MAY 19)   Dear Tahoma Family, The end of the school year includes a series of fun activities – and some last minute hard work for many students! We also want to pause and celebrate some of our accomplishments: -US News & World Report awarded Tahoma a gold medal for…

College Testing at Tahoma • April 25, 2018

College Testing at Tahoma • April 25, 2018

(Image above: ON APRIL 20, TAHOMA STUDENTS GATHERED TO REMEMBER THE VICTIMS OF COLUMBINE AND PROMOTE OUR SHARED VALUE OF COMPASSION FOR ONE ANOTHER) Dear Tahoma Family, While Tahoma is a school that values personalized and project-based learning, to succeed in college students also need to demonstrate their academic abilities on standardized tests. Eleventh grade…

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…