All Success Academy rising 4th graders will be reading Cece Bell’s incredible graphic novel El Deafo this summer. We’re honored to share a special message from Cece about her enjoyment of reading — which developed with the help of some very special friends. We hope she inspires Success Academy families to find themselves in the pages of an amazing story this summer!
We spoke to Success Academy Hell’s Kitchen Education Manager Katie Walraven about her unique role at Success Academy, and what it takes to be a successful education manager.
Kwame Alexander, author of 24 books (and counting) and winner of numerous awards such as the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children, shares some reading encouragement with Success Academy families. Happy #summerSOAR!
Last week, over 1,700 beaming scholars participated in Success Academy graduation ceremonies. From our kindergartners who discovered a thirst for learning to our eighth graders who will move on to high school next year, our graduates and their families had a lot to celebrate!
Parent Susana Taveras was thrilled when she found out that Success Academy won the right to once again provide pre-K in New York City free of interference from the Department of Education.
Current and former Merrill Lynch interns offer inside looks at their experience, while another Success Academy student shares what he learned interning with 300 Entertainment.
Success Academy Bronx 1 scholars had something besides the games to smile about at the school’s annual Field Day: They watched as their principal, Liz Vandlik, received the 2017 Ryan Award from the Accelerate Institute of Chicago!
Through the work of our Manager of Pre-College Programs and our College Access and Persistence Team, our scholars have already secured spots in 35 different summer programs, across the U.S. and abroad.
Discovery is the name of the game, and associate science teachers like Tracy make the most of every opportunity to engage their scholars, all while growing in their own careers through our exciting and selective Teaching Residency Program.
Today, nearly 4,000 third, fourth, and fifth grade scholars from 24 Success Academy schools packed the seats of Manhattan’s historic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the start of next Tuesday’s New York State English Language Arts exams and the New York State math test slated for May.
Tonight, more than 50 scholars will transport an audience of families and friends to “Never Never Land” for sixty minutes, as they act, sing, and dance in Peter Pan — Success Academy Williamsburg’s first-ever musical performance.
Five years ago, Andrew Batwash was deployed in Afghanistan, leading efforts to defuse roadside bombs.
Estoy tan orgulloso de la curiosidad por aprender que César a desarrollado. Como estudiante en México, no tomé la ciencia hasta que tenía 12 años. César tiene ciencia todos los días por 45 minutos. Cuando vamos a las tiendas, él ya no quiere juguetes – lo que quiere son artículos para hacer un experimento científico.
Success Academy has selected outstanding school staff members from all 41 Success Academy schools to recognize their tremendous contributions to the Success community.
Last month, parents at my daughter’s school, SA Washington Heights, gathered in the auditorium to hear Ms. DePalo explain why Success Academy and other charter schools are marching in Prospect Park on September 28.
This summer, I had a life-changing experience at the Future Latino Leaders Law Camp at American University in Washington, D.C.
This summer, Success Academy high school scholars explored the Canadian wilderness, created digital animation from scratch, practiced medicine, and studied psychology, law, and art at prestigious schools and programs across the United States. As one of five college access and persistence counselors at the high school, I helped many of these bright young men and women navigate the application process to elite summer programs and submit their first high-stakes applications.
At the end of the school year, the 85 Success Academy educators who were recognized with a 2016 Excellence Award took a moment to reflect on their most memorable moments with students.
Sean Little recently delivered these remarks during the fourth-grade graduation at SA Bed-Stuy 1.
As the saying goes, age is just a number. Just ask my K-3 scholars who recently spent an afternoon giving dance lessons to senior citizens.
Thank you, Class of 2028, for helping me learn these lessons. I am proud and honored to be one of you, and I know that we will make our mark on the world.
Meet the Dapper Young Gentlemen Society — 25 boys who are committed to being exemplary members of the school community.