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2018 State of the District


Please Join Us for the 2018 State of the District


Come hear about the current state of the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District and what is in store for 2018.


This is a free community event open to all. Families and children of all ages are welcome to attend.


WHEN: Thursday, January 18, 2018


WHERE: Hacienda Heights Community Center
1234 Valencia Ave Hacienda Heights, 91745



5:30 p.m. – Visit School Informational Booths

5:45 p.m. – Performance by Wilson High School Choir

6:00 p.m. – State of the District Presentation


For more information please visit or call (626) 933-1000.




Pancake Breakfast

Temple Academy families! Join us AGAIN for a delicious PANCAKE BREAKFAST on Saturday, January 20 from 8:00-11:00 a.m. in the school quad. Don't forget to bring your appetites!    

"TNN Christmas Around the World Special"

Thank you, AXA Friends!

Thank you Aaron Grifffin and Richard Kno for your generous contributions to our school! 


Click here to read the THANK YOU LETTER from the Principal. 

Science Olympiad Team!

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The Temple Academy team earned the BRONZE metal on March 4, 2017! The hands-on competition events were held at Occidental College! CLICK HERE for more photos from last year!


Go Temple Tigers!!! 

Open House Projects


Science, TechnologEngineering, Art, Math

Art Work Recognition


The following Temple Academy students were recognized before the Hacienda La Puente School Board and were honored for their amazing art work. 


* Jose - "Buffalo Dance" by Dorthy Strait

* Krystal - "The Starry Night" by Vincent Van Gogh

* Emily - "Tahitian Pastorals" by Paul Gauguin 


Attendance Celebration Day!

Temple Tigers! Great job for contributing to our 100% attendance! We reached our goal!


Thank you parents and students for making these special attendance days successful!

Who knew coming to  school could be so much FUN?!!

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News Broadcast - TNN


A blast from the past... 

Temple News Network - December Announcements!


CLICK HERE to view!

Attendance Matters!


We encourage students to come to school every day and on time. Our goal for Temple Academy is to achieve a 98% attendance rate.  


Did you know schools with high attendance rates have higher achievement as well? Have your child set a GOAL to not be absent more than three times in a school year.


Students who are here every day earn:


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  • Food vouchers!
  • Bonus recess!
  • Special events!
  • Buttons/trophies!
  • Better Grades!
  • Increased School Connectedness!
  • Improved Peer Relationships!

Breakfast/Lunch Applications Available!


Students at Temple Academy can enjoy a FREE healthy and nutritious breakfast and lunch every day. Complete an application today! This benefit is available for ALL eligible enrolled students. Come for breakfast by 7:45 am and get off to a GREAT and HEALTHY START! 

Apply for FREE and REDUCED Meals Online!

Click here for an Online Meal Application

or go to 



* Available 24 Hours/7 Days a Week

* Save time!

* Faster processing!

* No long lines!

* No car necessary!


Call 626.933.3901 for more information.

Three Reasons to Enroll Your Child at Temple Academy:

1. Temple Academy is a Gold Ribbon community of successful learners and citizens.

2. Your child will enjoy learning in brand new technology labs and media library.

3. A free After-School Enrichment Program is provided each day until 6:00 p.m.

Choose Temple Academy!


Gold Ribbon School



Congratulations, TEMPLE ACADEMY, for receiving the GOLD RIBBON AWARD from the California Department of Education. School Focus: Collaborative Learning Structures


Our students did an amazing job on the panel review. Great work! 


CLICK HERE for more information. 

Contact Us


Principal: Mary Castner


Office Manager: Darlene Quintana 

Phone: 626-933-3101 

Fax: 626.855.3782 

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m.


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School Events

January 8 - NO SCHOOL

January 9 - School resumes.

January 15 - NO SCHOOL: Martin Luther King, Jr. 

January 19 - 6th Grade Awards Assembly - 8:15 a.m.

January 20 - School Pancake Breakfast 8:00-11:00 a.m.

February 9 - School Sweetheart Event (afternoon)

February 12 - NO SCHOOL - Lincoln's Birthday

February 19 - NO SCHOOL - Presidents' Day

School Calendar

Dates to Remember 

2017 - 2018



Monday, September 4, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Week of November 27, 2017

December 25-29, 2017

January 1-5, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 12, 2018

Monday, January 19, 2018

April 2-6, 2018

School Theme

Principal of the Year

Congratulations to 

Ms. Castner!

HLPUSD Principal of the Year!

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Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to 

Mrs. Heyman!

Temple Academy's Teacher

of the Year!


Mrs. Heyman


CONGRATULATIONS STUDENTS for your Temple Tiger achievement in ATTENDANCE!

Remember... ATTEND today, ACHIEVE tomorrow!


Tiger Bucks!

Students! Earn your Tiger Bucks and cash in for prizes at our STUDENT SUCCESS STORE!

Temple Tigers are Terrific!

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School Rules



3. Be SAFE!

Ecosystem Projects


Volunteer Time

Student Pages!