Sports Recap, Week of February 11

For the second year in a row, The Academy’s girls basketball team has earned the RVAL (River Valley Athletic League) Sportsmanship Award. This award is based on opponents’ feedback about their experience playing against our team. Congratulations girls! The team had an impressive performance against Stoneleigh Burnham School on Monday. Although they lost this RVAL […]

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Classroom Close-Up: Physics

Mr. Almeida’s Physics students apply their understanding of Newton’s Laws of Motion to an Atwood’s Machine setup, in order to experimentally determine the mass of found objects (in this case a spool of solder and an old tape dispenser).

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Women Who Rock Jr.

Women have often used music as a way to find their voice and have it heard in a world that wasn’t always listening. Students in Women Who Rock Jr. (with Scott Hoffman and Kimberly Overtree) explore the work of some of these amazing women. Listen here.

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Studio Block Close-Ups

Students in Charlene Neeley’s Basket Weaving class create functional and decorative baskets.         Matthew Cavanaugh’s Digital Photo students access their creativity and hone their vision to create effective photos.         In Advanced Ceramics with Eric Smith students further their exploration and development of techniques.         Students explore their […]

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Sports Recap, Week of February 4

The Academy girls basketball team defeated the Eagle Hill JV team 35-21 on Tuesday afternoon behind Ruby C’s defense and 8 points, Cristy K’s rebounding and defense, Elaina G-B’s 6 points, Addie C’s rebounding, and four points each from Eliza B, Sylvie M, and Ruby R.   On Wednesday, the girls put up a good […]

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Academy Art on Display at GCTV

GCTV (Greenfield Community Television) is hosting an exhibit of documentary photography projects by Academy seniors through the end of March.  Stop in at 339 Main Street in Greenfield, across from the public library, to see an impressive display of work!

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Winter Fun at The Academy

            Students cleared the snow, laced up their skates, and embraced the cold weather this week, making the most of the opportunity presented by a smooth frozen puddle on campus. Yet another example of the ingenuity, collaborative spirit, and pure joy that characterize our community!

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Studio Block Close Ups

Students learn the fundamentals of the potter’s wheel in Ceramics with Eric Smith.                   Students experiment with wet felting to create 3D forms in Sculptural Feltmaking with Fafnir Adamites.             Francesca R-C teaches Cob Oven baking as part of her senior independent […]

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