Aardvark Athletics: Week of April 9

The Girls Lacrosse team outlasted Stoneleigh Burnham 6-5 to earn their first victory of the season on Monday. Goals were scored by Emily S, Tess R, Areia H, and Lydia S. On defense, Amelie R, Ella D, and Celeste D combined with goalie Sarah H’s 8 goals to hold off a second half goalscoring run […]

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8th grade Trip to Springfield Courthouse

On Wednesday, April 8 grade traveled to the United States Federal Courthouse in Springfield for a day of first-hand learning about the judicial system, in advance of our mock trial. Assistant U.S. Attorney (and former Academy parent) Steve Breslow was kind enough to host us for the third consecutive year. Students met with Judge Mastroianni […]

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Classroom Close-Up: 9 Humanities

There is a display of Greek-inspired vases crafted by the talented members of the Class of 2021 in the library. You may notice depictions of Greek mythology or current events — or both!

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Classroom Close-Up: Chemistry

The 10th grade class experimented with small-scale saponification (soap making) reactions in a Chemistry lab this week. While one batch went down the drain rather dramatically, three more batches are curing and awaiting further pH testing by the students. It was a challenging but fun process, and Mr. Miller was proud of the focus and […]

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Classroom Close-Up: French IV

French IV students Liam N and Nat B-O take part in a belated celebration of the French version of April Fool’s Day by creating colorful “Poissons d’avril”, fish on hooks, that they surreptitiously pinned on each other.

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Classroom Close-Up: Spanish V

Spanish V students Ella D, Nellie B-O, Patrick O, and Grayson R enjoy Señora’s souvenirs from Andalucía, Spain: anchovy-stuffed green olives and “té de Granada,” a wonderful, floral green tea mixture, which evoked spring despite the snow outside. Spanish IV student, Chessie R-C contributed her gift of a can of “polvo”, the Portuguese equivalent to “pulpo” […]

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APC Spring Work Bee

Come join other Academy parents and students in cleaning up our campus! On Saturday, May 26 we’ll all meet and clean, repair, plant, and spiff up our Academy home. The final APC meeting of the year begins at 9am and the Work Bee at 10am. Hope to see you there!

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Aardvark Athletics: Week of April 2

The Academy-Mohawk girls lacrosse team persevered through wet conditions on Wednesday to play the first game of the season. The girls lost to Bement 15-6, with Mohawk team members Lizzie H (4) and Emma F scoring goals for the team. Academy athletics jumps into full swing next week with the first competition for every other team, and […]

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