Is Slavery Mistaught in Schools?

Renee Pascoe

February 21, 2020

The New York Times Magazine’s’ 1619 Project is an initiative that began in August 2019 and examines the legacy of slavery in America. One particular area of its interest is the way that slavery is taught in American schools, ...

Bigfoot Is Real? Yes . . . Yes He Is.

Meg Wilson

January 24, 2020

Reaching its peak in the 1970s, Bigfoot folklore has been well known across North America, particularly in the Pacific Northwest region of Oregon, Washington, and parts of Canada. Between 1818 and 1980, over 1,000 sightings were...

“The Gay Agenda?”

Epiphany deRosier

January 10, 2020

Let’s talk about the gays. Yes. I’m actually talking to you there. It’s true, homosexuals are taking over the planet with their absurd ways, rendering a world of tolerance to come (I know, terrifying right?). But before ...

Update The Classics

Epiphany deRosier

November 23, 2019

 Sense and Sensibility, The Taming of the Shrew, Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice. These are some examples of what is considered “classic” English Literature. Yet with their dated dialect and plotlines, how do these books ...

A Word From the Editors

Emily Burgess and Ben Heidbreder

November 17, 2019

Welcome to the newly updated Academy Road! As co-editors in chief, we hope for this website to serve as a source for both school and worldwide news. In taking the reigns of the paper, our aim is to frequently publish articles ...

The American School System: A Student’s Perspective

Sanjana Kumari

November 15, 2019

It’s widely acknowledged that homework is a key part of America’s educational system; take it from me, a student at the Albany Academy for Girls who experiences the stress caused by this overwhelming amount of homework and witnesse...

Travails of Junior Year

Renee Pascoe

November 15, 2019

  “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” I think Ferris Bueller said it best in the classic 1986 comedy, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”. Almost two months i...

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