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...

Bio Chemistry

Our seniors are currently studying biochemistry in Main lesson. This block provides a synthesis of the chemistry learned in previous blocks. It is a challenging course requiring rigorous study and independent research. This block focuses on the detailed analysis of...

Students Helping Students

We provide opportunities for students to teach themselves by teaching one another, whether presenting their research findings to the class or working in pairs or small groups. A student who needs some help in one subject or another does not need to hire a tutor: we...

Speaking Skills

We recognize the importance of learning and practicing public speaking skills. Speaking in front of a group fosters self-confidence and encourages development of the capacity for logical argument and leadership. Therefore, all Academe students are exposed to public...

Academe Ambassadors

We are very excited about the new school year. Today, was the first day of school on campus and we are so happy to have so many new students. We would like to thank our Academe Ambassadors for meeting with the faculty before the start of the school year and for their...

Animal Husbandry

Academe is a Green-certified school and our students are at the heart of Academe’s environmental initiatives. We have incorporated environmental science into the curriculum and expanded our gardening program to include animal husbandry.  Our students tend to honeybee...

2018 Dramatic Monologues

Presentations in class, public speaking, and drama, are all essential elements of our high school curriculum, but many students find the challenge of the junior year dramatic monologues to be the most intense form of public presentation. Having had the experience of...