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Fall Finals Schedule

Brad Agee - Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Hello Parents,

  As we approach finals, we ask for your help in ensuring each student is studying. Each final will be a cumulative assessment of the entire semester. Please note that students will be dismissed after they complete finals for the day at 12:25 pm. Additionally, students do not need to report until 9:30 on Friday, December 15th. However, if your student would like to come in early to study, they may report to their Advisory class at 8:00 am as a study hall.

Finals Schedule:

Wednesday, December 13th

  • Period 1 - 8:00 am - 9:25 am

  • Period 2 - 9:30 am - 10:55 am

  • Period 3 - 11:00 am - 12:25 pm

 

Thursday, December 14th

  • Period 4 - 8:00 am - 9:25 am

  • Period 5 - 9:30 am - 10:55 am

  • Period 6 - 11:00 am - 12:25 pm

 

Friday, December 15th

  • Period 7 - 9:30 am - 10:55 am

  • Period 8 - 11:00 am - 12:25 pm

Please note this schedule is only for secondary students. Elementary students will still have class from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

TPCA Character

Brad Agee - Friday, October 06, 2017
Check out THIS article on character.  It was written by David Jarvis, a senior at Twin Peaks.

State Testing

Brad Agee - Monday, April 17, 2017
Just a reminder that this week (4/17-4/21) is the time period for Twin Peaks students to take the PARCC & CMAS state assessments.  Please see the Assessment page for more information regarding times to avoid appointments.  Get some good rest and get to school on time for those morning exams!

Parent Communication #15

Brad Agee - Tuesday, March 14, 2017

News from March 10th.

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Parent Communication #14

Brad Agee - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

News from February 24th.

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Parent Communication #13

Brad Agee - Monday, February 13, 2017

News from February 10th.

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Parent Communication #12

Brad Agee - Wednesday, February 01, 2017

News from January 27th.

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ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

Brad Agee - Wednesday, December 28, 2016

A new page has been created to keep families informed on upcoming assessments.  The page can be viewed here.

EL/MS PARCC Report

Brad Agee - Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Spring 2015 PARCC data for grades 3-8 is in.  You can view the release here.

TPCA Wins STEM Competition!

Brad Agee - Monday, May 02, 2016

TPCA Wins the STEM Engineering Competition at Metro State University!!

For the second year in a row, Twin Peaks Charter Academy (TPCA) won the STEM engineering competition at Metro State University Math Day. Congratulations to the team of Esther Xu, Isha Karki, Abby Jenkins, and Alaynah Penalosa.

Approximately twenty teams of high school students compete at MSU Math Day. The goal of the event is to encourage interest in math and science while fostering constructive competition among area high schools. Many schools from throughout the Front Range participate, and each brings up to three teams. Students compete in three subjects: geometry, engineering, and algebra.

In the geometry competition, teams of students work together to solve as many geometry problems as possible in 45 minutes. In the algebra competition, students work together to solve twenty timed algebra problems. These are not simple problems - Mr. Carsten, a TPCA math teacher, described many of the geometry and algebra problems as very challenging!

Finally, in this year’s engineering competition, students were provided with materials to transport a piece of clay as close as possible to a given spot on an adjoining table. The TPCA team chose to create a zip line mechanism rather than a catapult or throwing device. The team’s knowledge of engineering and efficient planning were essential because, as they explained, “there wasn’t enough of anything so we really had to plan how to use our limited supplies!”

 

“This is just one example of many activities that our students are engaged in, and I credit their teachers and the rigorous education we provide to prepare them for these unique events” said Joseph Mehsling the newly established Director of TCPA.

The entire team of students and teachers are already looking forward to next year’s competition.

TPCA is a tuition-free public K–12 school of choice in the St. Vrain Valley School District. We provide students with the foundations of virtue and character while building cultural literacy through a rigorous, content-rich curriculum in an encouraging environment. TPCA is centrally located in Longmont on Sunset between Boston Avenue and Nelson Road.

For more information about TPCA, please visit www.twinpeakscharter.org or contact:

Joseph Mehsling, Director, 303-772- 7286 or via email.
David Yu, Secondary Principal, 303-772- 7286 or via email.
Teal Maxwell-Richards, Elementary Principal, 303-772- 7286 or via email.
Kathy DeMatteo, President of the Board of Directors, 303-775- 6991 or via email.