Welcome Kimberly Overtree to The Academy

We are excited to announce that Kimberly Overtree will be joining our math and theater departments next fall. Kimberly has fifteen years of experience teaching courses that range from Algebra 1 to Calculus at Rivers School in Weston, MA, The Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Connecticut, and Mohawk Trail Regional High School. Kimberly also has […]

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Class Trips: Grade 12

The seniors enjoyed their trip to Martha’s Vineyard. Seizing upon the opportunity to relax after their senior projects were turned in, the Class of 2017 stayed in Edgartown, with easy access to a range of in-town activities. Students shopped for their own groceries in preparation for a potluck meal together, which closed out a beautifully sunny […]

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Class Trips: Grade 11

The juniors visited sites in Concord, Boston, and Salem. Day one was spent in Concord at Walden Pond (where Henry David Thoreau was inspired to write Walden), The Old North Bridge (where the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired), The Old Manse (a National Historic Landmark that became the center of Concord’s political, […]

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Class Trips: Grade 10

The sophomores arrived in New York mid-afternoon on Thursday, and after dropping off our bags at the Vanderbilt YMCA, we headed to the United Nations for a guided tour. We then had the opportunity to visit Mr. Green’s alma mater, the New York Academy of Art, where were given a tour of the entire building. […]

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Class Trips: Grade 9

After a smooth and beautiful ferry ride, the ninth grade learned about the 18th century naturalist and astronomer Maria Mitchell from one of the association’s historians, took an informative walking tour of Nantucket, and were treated to a great dinner that included some locally sourced foods. We enjoyed a spectacular beach sunset then went to […]

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Commencement

Please join us at our 36th Commencement on Saturday, June 10th at 3:00 pm. Light refreshments to follow.

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Class Trips: Grade 8

The eighth graders set off to explore Eastern Mass in connection with their studies in literature and civics. We started off with a personal Q&A with Senator Hinds and followed it with a visit to the Edward Kennedy Institute where students, playing roles as US senators, walked legislation through from inception to becoming a law. […]

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Class Trips: Grade 7

The 7th grade class trip focused around electricity generation. Students toured Berkshire East’s wind turbine and solar array, learned from a former employee of Yankee Rowe Nuclear, stopped in the Northfield Mountain visitor’s center before hiking to the upper reservoir, and visited the Holyoke Dam and Fishway. We had a great night camping in Warwick […]

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Academy Senior Sam Z-A Creates EP

For Sam Z-A’s senior project he created an EP of five original songs. It’s a mix of music inspired by Hip Hop and Smooth Jazz, and he is deeply grateful to his project advisor, Music Director Scott Hoffman for his support, including in the areas of production, mixing, mastering, etc. click here for a list […]

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Sports Recap, Week of May 8:  ULTIMATE SUCCESS

The Varsity Ultimate team had a great showing at Wednesday’s RVAL tournament, winning three games and losing one. As a result of the strong play from all team members, the team finished third out of sixteen teams in the league! The JV team also persevered through the long afternoon of four games, and despite losing […]

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