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Peer Tutoring Begins at Academy

Older and younger students working together. (Courtesy/Charlie Sabgir’20) Last spring, Charlie Sabgir’20 worked with Dean of Scheduling, Mr. Dow, to implement our first upper school’s peer-tutoring program.   Peer tutors have a greater understanding of the courses that younger students are taking, specifically in math and science.  Students must complete a google form on the day


Orchestra’s 2019 Fall Concert

(Aleeza Yakoob’22/Staff) On November 13, Academy’s upper and middle school orchestras performed in the fall’s concert, conducted by Mr. Wong.  First to perform was the 6th grade that played “Dragon Dances” by Soon He Newbold. The 7th grade and 8th grade orchestras followed with melodies ranging from folk songs to a medley from Frozen. Next came


Blood Drive Curriculum reaches the Lower School

Lower schoolers participate in a scavenger hunt about blood donation. Rules are outlined in photo. (Carolyn Zhang’20/Staff)  On Tuesday, October 1, a Red Cross representative visited our Lower School students to deliver a presentation about the Blood Drive. To familiarize our younger Vikings about what is involved in our Upper School Blood Drives, seniors Lindsay Dunlap and