• Fashion Backward
  • The American Education System
  • Multilingual Music’s Break Into American Culture
  • A World of A Classroom
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Fashion Backward

    Fashion Backward

    Abeer Jafri, Co-Editor

    October 14, 2018

    It has been long said that history repeats itself. It seems designers and artists have been following this notion in regards to what has been put on display on the catwalk as of late. September’s New York Fashion Week took place a few weeks ago, bestowing upon the fashion world impressive designs crafte...

  • The American Education System

    The American Education System

    Sanjana Kumari, Writer

    October 14, 2018

    To say the least, the American educational system is flawed. I’ve heard several complaints about it both from people I know personally and from people all over the internet or school.         Perhaps the biggest flaw of America’s school system is that often students are all expected ...

  • Multilingual Music’s Break Into American Culture

    Multilingual Music’s Break Into American Culture

    Kendall Olszowka, Writer

    October 14, 2018

    Recently, the US has seen a massive influx of multilingual music, or music in other languages besides English. Many can remember the first time they heard “Despacito Remix” on the radio and how quickly it caught on. Streams on Spotify this past year reveal a 110 percent growth in Latin Music, 36 perce...

  • 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...

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The majority of us in the Academy community love school. We are encouraged to learn and explore in a healthy and safe environment: a privilege which many people...

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April 3, 2017

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...

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