Red Cross Blood Drive, October 12

The Red Cross returns to campus next month for the first of their twice-yearly Blood Drives at The Academy! The Blood Drive will be held from 1:00 to 6:00 PM. Donation appointments can be made by calling the Main Office during regular business hours (413-339-4912, option “0”), or by visiting the Red Cross Blood Drive appointment page and entering our […]

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Studio Block Close-Ups

Creativity abounds at The Academy, and is expressed in the many Studio Block elective arts classes where students take advantage of the opportunity to work alongside accomplished artists. Here, they’re engaged in Audio Collage, Chess, Introduction to Oil Painting, Beginning Ceramics, and Frame Loom Weaving.         

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Sports Recap, Week of September 10

On Tuesday, the co-ed JV soccer squad hosted and defeated Berkshire Christian School by a score of 6-4.  Atticus R had four goals, while Anders G-B and Charlie P each found the net once. Charlie P and newcomer Julien T-C had assists.  Sisters Anna and Emmy P-C had strong games on defense. The team showed […]

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Studio Blocks are Underway

Project Upcycle, Sculptural Feltmaking, Women Who Rock Jr., and Charlemotown and Soul are among the many visual and performing arts electives that we’re offering this semester.

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Sports Recap, Week of September 4

Last Thursday (9/6), The Academy’s JV coed soccer team lost a close away game to Four Rivers by a score of 4-3, playing from behind for the entire contest. Atticus R had two goals (one of them assisted by Anna P-C) and Charlie P scored once.  Emmy P-C and Nick F played well on offense, […]

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Classroom Close Up: Environmental Science

Mr. Miller’s Environmental Science students have been discussing the local food movement. They harvested a crop of potatoes from our garden, planted by last year’s class, to be used in our kitchen as a way to reduce our school’s carbon footprint and encourage awareness of the benefits of eating locally grown food.

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Team Naming and Rafting – First Friday Traditions at The Academy

Keeping with tradition, on our first Friday of the school year, students completed the process of choosing team name themes for the year, in a town meeting format. Categories were Cardi B lyrics, Santa’s rejected reindeer, and movie names with agricultural puns. Individual teams chose their names prior to boarding buses on our way to […]

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