Check out the latest news, press releases and more to find out what’s new at Academe of the Oaks!

Academe Press

Academe of the Oaks students routinely check the health of their school honey bees with assistance from members of the Tara Beekeepers Association. Link

The Tara Beekeepers Association has been buzzing since 1959

Decaturish, February 2020

To help educate them about the natural part of their world, Academe’s campus includes an apiary with seven functioning hives. “Connecting our students to nature, science, and fostering opportunities for active involvement is at the core of our Waldorf philosophy.” Link

What's the Buzz?

Atlanta Intown, September 2021

As leader of her school’s community service club, Jennifer organizes projects for students, including helping Atlanta’s homeless community in Atlanta with food and clothing drives. Link

Honoring Students Who Give Back

Atlanta Intown, January 2022

Academe of the Oaks senior Lucy Sackin, 18, is a budding social justice advocate and ally to Black and trans women. During the pandemic, Lucy sprang into action following the tragic death of Oluwatoyin Salau, which inspired her to do more by organizing a GoFundMe to fund self-defense items for Black and trans women in Atlanta. Link

The Kids are Alright

Atlanta Intown, January 2021

Academe of the Oaks in Decatur has been abuzz with a new project: beekeeping. The campus is now home to seven hives that offer a range of learning opportunities around science, pollutants, the food chain, and environmental ecosystems.

Big Buzz

Atlanta Magazine, December 2021

Archive

January 2019

Ava Wong Selected as 2019 “20 Under 20” Honoree

https://atlantaintownpaper.com/2019/01/meet-our-20-under-20-honorees-for-2019/

MAY 2017

The Almajalla Show
https://www.youtube.com/user/TheAlmajallashow

SEPT 2017
Douglas Gerwin Sept 2017 flyer

JUNE 2016
Press Release: Georgia’s Waldorf High School Offers Unique Exchange Program

MAR 2016
Press Release: Amir
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DEC 2015
Press Release: Academe of the Oaks expands Decatur campus to accommodate more students

FEB 2014
You Say You Want a… What?: Academe Students take on Revolution and Reform (2/28)

JAN 2014
Video Overview of Academe’s Freshman Blacksmithing Class
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Fire, Steel and Freshmen: Academe’s Blacksmithing Class (1/4)

MAY 2013
Seeing is Being: A Glimpse into Academe’s Optics Class (5/9)

APRIL 2013
In Search of Self: Teaching Parzival to High School Juniors (4/5)

MARCH 2013
Teaching Teens About the Middle East (3/1)

JUNE 2012
Taking Physics Outside: High School Students Put Concepts into Practice (6/8)

MAY 2012
Alleged Murderer Found Not-Guilty of Murder and Narcotic Distribution…T
by Academe Students in Mock Trial! (5/17)
High School Seniors Get a Taste of the “Real World” through Internships (5/30)

APRIL 2012
Learning by Doing: Freshmen Experience the Art of Blacksmithing (4/30) 
Mixing It Up: Students Benefit from Teacher’s Unconventional Extra-Curricular Activities (4/16)
Academe of the Oaks Students Celebrate MLK Day with Honors and Activism