Academics Archives - Academe of the Oaks

Model UN

  The Academe of the Oaks Model UN Team opened their week with a stellar performance at the Georgia Tech MUN conference. Representing Thailand in committees whose topics ranged from Citizen Science to Denuclearization, the students applied their knowledge and...

Marine Biology Trip

The seniors spent last week camping on Cabretta Island and studying marine biology at the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve (SINERR). Much of Sapelo Island is dedicated to the analysis of barrier island ecology and the long term effects of global...

Architecture Exam

Academe Seniors take their architecture class to the streets. Their final exam turned downtown Dectur into a classroom. Each student photographed examples of Decatur’s stylistic evolution. From Federal to neo-Romanesque, neo-Classical to Gothic revival, the...

Biochemistry during Hybrid

The hybrid learning at Academe is exciting and going very well. The investment in technology and equipment proves to be successful. This especially became apparent during the current senior biochemistry class. The biochemistry block is the highest level of chemistry...

Organic Chemistry

Our freshmen are in the last week of their organic chemistry block taught by Dr. Wyman. This is usually the first block taught to the 9th graders. It asks a lot from the students in terms of thinking and studying, but it also helps them to ease into the high school...

Biochemistry

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