Veterans Day Speaker

In honor of the service of our veterans, Alec Zale ’98 spoke with students and faculty about his service as an Army Reserve medic for almost 15 months druing the Iraq War starting in 2003, including 3 months spent at Camp Chosin. Alec reflected on his time in the service and its impact on his life today.

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Fall Exhibition: 9th Grade Biology Projects

          At our Fall Exhibition of Student Work, the Academy community contributed valuable data to the 9th grade biology students’ scientific studies. Students measured a wide variety of population statistics, including skin oil levels, heart rates, risk aversions, arm strengths, jumping heights, mental math abilities, and self-reported perceptions of mood, skin […]

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Girls Varsity Soccer Team Wins 2018 RVAL Sportsmanship Award

The girls varsity soccer team was awarded the 2018 RVAL Sportsmanship Award, an award voted upon by their opponents throughout the season. A big thanks to the leadership of coaches Ally Woolski and Ben Thompson and seniors Chessie RC, Calla J, Izzy B, and Lila G for modeling a wonderful balance of competitiveness, good humor, […]

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Studio Block Close Ups, Week of October 29

          Students are engaged in a wide variety of visual arts this semester, including painting, frame loom weaving, and ceramics, under the direction of talented painters, fiber artists and ceramicists.           As well, our music students practice with instructors who are talented local and nationally known musicians […]

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Sports Recap, Week of October 29

On Monday the Co-ed JV soccer team tied Four Rivers Charter Public School 2-2 in an exciting final game of the season.  Trailing 2-0 in the first half, the Aardvarks scored the last two goals of the game on shots by Atticus R and Charlie P.  Anders G-B made seven saves in goal and both Sam […]

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Sports Recap, Week of October 22

On Wednesday, the Girls Varsity Soccer team lost 2-1 to Stoneleigh Burnham, but the girls really brought their energy to the field. Chessie, who usually plays as a great defender, scored the team’s lone goal and had many great shots on net. Calla, who usually plays as a great striker, kept our defense strong and […]

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Pumpkin Carving, Harvest Lunch by Jack-o-Lantern Light

Friday, October 26 has been a busy day at The Academy. In addition to pumpkin carving, the Cupcake Challenge (more to come), and getting ready for the Halloween dance (more on that later, too), faculty and students worked hard to plan and then prepare today’s delicious Harvest Lunch, which was enjoyed in a darkened Common […]

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Sports Recap, Week of October 15

On Monday, the JV co-ed soccer team traveled to Williamstown to play Pine Cobble School and won their fourth straight game, 8-0.  Anders G-B netted the first three goals of the game.  Other scorers included Atticus R (two goals and an assist), Anna P-C (assisted by Julien T C), Ruby C, and Gus G (assisted […]

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