• A World of A Classroom
  • Sojourner Truth
  • The Jerusalem Controversy
  • American School Systems: Take Note
  • Fight Your Battles: A Commentary on Joe Biden
  • A World of A Classroom

    A World of A Classroom

    Abeer Jafri, Co-Editor

    April 26, 2018

    When one hears the word “learning,” they probably think of a classroom filled with yawning students, and a teacher scribbling complex equations on the chalkboard. Many do not realize that learning extends far beyond the classroom, into the rest of the world. Mark Twain once said, “Travel is  fatal...

  • Sojourner Truth

    Sojourner Truth

    William Gavin, Grade 4

    March 15, 2018

    In 1797, Sojourner Truth was born in Ulster County, New York as a slave. She may have been born serving white people, but she would have a more exciting life than that in her future. Sojourner grew up to be a strong, inspiring, and religious black woman. In 1826, Sojourner ran away from slavery with...

  • The Jerusalem Controversy

    The Jerusalem Controversy

    Zain Jafri

    January 3, 2018

    DISCLAIMER: This article is not meant to accuse or offend any culture, belief, or race. Jerusalem. Where religion meets politics. Today, the ancient city reclaims the headlines as the spotlight turns back on the 50-year-old dispute.   Before we delve deeper into modern politics concerni...

  • American School Systems: Take Note

    American School Systems: Take Note

    Haleila Harrison

    December 4, 2017

    15%. In the United States, around 15% of an average life is spent at school. That means that out of 6,000 waking hours per year, children spend 1,000 of them in school. Not many people will argue with the fact that education is important for our youth, but that’s a lot of time. It begs the question: I...

  • Fight Your Battles: A Commentary on Joe Biden

    Fight Your Battles: A Commentary on Joe Biden

    Trevor Gulock, Co-Editor

    December 4, 2017

    Joe Biden visited the Capital District at Proctors Theater on November 20th as a part of his American Promise tour, and he shared wisdom from his myriad experiences as the U.S. vice president. However, the one idea that struck me the hardest from his interview was that his dad believed that “charact...

Student Pressure
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2016 was a phenomenal year for women. However it is important to remain motivated to give women the same respect you would a man. In 2016, only 24 of Fortune 500...

Adversity in Athletics: A Synopsis of the 2016 Cross Country Season

April 3, 2017

The Academy lifestyle holds athletic activities close to its heart, which can be clearly seen as almost all of our scholars participate in sports year-round. The...

The Past and Future of the Cross Country Team

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Those of you reading this may have seen the 2016 XC season countdown on Mr. Poole’s old-school chalkboard. This chalkboard most accurately resembles the energy...

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