Open House – December 8

After exploring our website, attending an Open House is the best way to get a sense of The Academy and the kind of students we nurture. Academy students love their school and are adept at putting visitors at ease, whether they be fifth graders considering middle school, ninth graders considering high school, seniors exploring a post-graduate year, or parents checking out the school without their children.

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Class of 2019 College Acceptances

A final note of congratulations and warm wishes to the Class of 2019 as they head off to some of the following colleges and universities (acceptance list follows):
Bard College – Barnard College – Beloit College – Carleton College – Champlain College – College of Saint Rose – College of Wooster

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Hilltown Youth Theatre Summer Workshop

Hilltown Youth Theatre Summer Workshop has moved! The program is still on for this summer, but is now operating at Hawlemont Regional Elementary School and Berkshire East. To register, or for more information, visit hilltownyouth.org or call (413) 387-8783 for more information.

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Enabling the Future

Earlier this year, Junior Liam N brought to our attention an organization called Enabling the Future, dedicated to pairing 3D printers with people in need of a prosthesis. Pictured here is the first successful output of a prosthesis called Raptor Reloaded, printed here at school. Hardware needed to make the hand fully functional is on its […]

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Work Bee Thanks!

A hearty thank you to all of the parents and students (current and future!) who worked hard on a hot Saturday to clean and paint and garden and build and make the campus pretty in advance of graduation. It was a wonderful day of coming together to use many hands to make light work, and […]

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Classroom Close-Up: Environmental Science

Students in the Environmental Science class have been working in the school garden periodically this year. On their final day of planting and weeding in the hot sun they planted carrots, beets, fennel, tomatoes, potatoes, broccoli, butternut squash, cucumbers, and other late season crops for the school to harvest in the fall.

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