Project Week

We had six groups with students from all four grades and the assignment was ‘Water”. Our students jumped right into it – Academe students are able to do that – and came up with the most interesting and multi-faceted projects and research results. The projects ranged...

Biochemistry

12th grade Biochemistry students use molecular models during their final exam to determine stereochemistry. Are they enantiomers or diastereomers? That is the question.

Great Pollinator Census

As you might already know, our high school has a pollinator garden certified through Monarchs Across Georgia (MAG). We submit a report to Monarchs Across Georgia on an annual basis to stay in line with the certification. The plants we planted a few years ago have...

Atomic Theory

Our juniors just completed their atomic chemistry block taught by Dr. Wyman.  The historical development of atomic theory, from the Ancient Greeks to the Higgs boson, is explored allowing connections to be made between atomic theory and periodicity of the elements....

Podcasting

During J-term, our students embarked on the world of Podcasting under the direction of Andee Salas and Tara Wyman.  Our students formed groups, chose a theme, and got down to business.  Our Podcasts are named Senioritis: Technically Adults, In the Tea Zone with Dylan...

Brain/Body Health Connection Summit Coming to Academe

Join us for a full day of exploring wellness through the Brain/Body Connection on Saturday, March 9, 2019! Experience an educational wellness summit geared toward the integration of mindful everyday practices that can change how you cope and move through the world. We...

Academe Spanish Teachers – Students Helping Students

Recently, our Spanish teacher Señora Salas, had some help teaching her classes. In other words, she has trained the advanced senior and junior students to teach a few 9th and 10th grade classes. This is the same concept we employ with Honors A projects. The Honors A...

Beekeeping Update

Our Academe beekeepers were quite busy this week. One of the beehives was a little upset, bees were flying all over, and it looked like that they might swarm. But luckily this was not the case. Our beekeepers realized that the bees were just very hungry for some...

Digital Consciousness and Citizenship

Richard Guerry, from Public and Permanent gave a great lecture to the students past Friday. He spoke about internet safety and the responsible use of the internet, social media and gaming. The presentation was about digital consciousness and citizenship. Richard...

Hope Education Project

We continue to work with the refugee families every Sunday. We are so blessed to be able to do this work with our students. We feel that we can make a difference for these families. But it goes both ways because we also receive a lot from the families and we learn a...