Entries by Staff

Spirit week fun

The student council planned a spirit week for the school.  It gives everyone a chance to dress out in something other than school dress.  Monday was Disney day, Tuesday-20th century day, Wednesday-Christmas day, Thursday-Tacky day,  Friday-school spirit/wild hair day.  Wednesday the students were provided a pancake breakfast with the help of Mrs. Johnson.  There was […]

Remodeling project becomes reality on Giving Tuesday

Mrs. Teleah Valles-Peters, Director of Development, kicked off a day long fundraising effort at chapel on Monday in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Foundation and Facebook Foundation to raise 25,000 for a remodeling/update of the lunch room.  On Tuesday morning students and staff were encouraged to make a Facebook fundraising page and to contact […]

Students take PSAT

Today, October 11, twenty-two Juniors took the PSAT/NMSQT test.  This assessment is prepared by the College Board and is used by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation to determine National Semi-Finalist.  In order to qualify to be a semi-finalist a student needs to score in the top 1% of those taking the test across the nation.  […]

NHS starts recycling program

National Honor Society members this year decided to repeat what was done last year and start a new recycling program.  Coach Adams is spearheading this effort.  The Waste Management team was contacted and together developed a multi year plan to recycle here at the Academy and Laundry.  Phase 1 started by clearing out a space […]

The busiest week of the school year

Last week, Monday thru Friday, the students and staff played a part in the extended learning opportunities that happened off campus.  The Junior class started this week with the annual history tour led by Mr. Ramkissoon, the history teacher.  Leaving campus Saturday night, 22 students and five adults left for the adventure that began with […]