When the invitation to run the marathon with my Success Academy colleagues popped up in my inbox last spring I was skeptical.
On the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday, I want to extend warmest thanks to all the members of the Success family.
In case you missed it… we’ve rounded up some Success Academy November highlights!
Considering applying to Success Academy for your child? Read Claire’s post for the Success parent perspective…
How could I forget the smile of the scholar who was only six years old when he entered my second-grade classroom last year?
What made this year special for our Success Academy family? Find out here!
It’s been another fantastic month! Check out some of our favorite last moments of 2014 here.
When the couples were called to the dance floor, my fourth-graders took their places, locking hands and eyes with their partners, and waited for the music to play…
Scholar and dancer Lala Diallo discusses her love of dance, the impact it has had on her school experience and the excitement of preparing for and dancing in the Performing Arts Showcase.
There are many great aspects to Success Academy Union Square, but I especially appreciate the people who nurture our children’s hearts and minds.
Twenty-five middle school musical theater scholars from SA Harlem North West and SA Harlem North Central have been busy preparing to perform Charlie Brown, Success Academy’s first-ever middle school musical!
Would Success Academy Hell’s Kitchen live up to our expectations and spark a love of learning in Matthew?
When I started at Success Academy, I quickly realized that the traits that make an actor great – preparation, quick thinking, the ability to accept feedback – are the same qualities that make a teacher successful in the classroom.
At Success Academy, we have high expectations, even for children who require different kinds of support or approaches to learning.
While this week is Teacher Appreciation Week, in my mind, every day is teacher appreciation day.
My son, Nathaniel, is a scholar in Ms. Herrera’s kindergarten class at Success Academy Washington Heights. When I first saw her at a “meet the teachers” picnic in the fall, I just knew in my gut that she was going to be Nathaniel’s teacher! – See more at: http://successacademies.org/?p=8137&preview=true#sthash.BdgqBIqF.dpuf
Ms. Roth is a great teacher with a special gift for children. We are so happy to appreciate her this week.
This Friday and Saturday, 22 scholars from Success Academy High School of the Liberal Arts will perform in the school’s musical production of Schoolhouse Rock Live! It’s a show that follows a nervous new teacher on his first day with students.
In my one-bedroom apartment, you will also find six free-standing bookcases and a hall closet that’s been converted into a book nook.
Today, about 60 scholars, parents and teachers from Success Academies Bronx 3 and 4 – led by School Leaders Colleen Stewart and Shea Reader – showed off their Bronx pride in the 44th annual Bronx Week Parade.
It is fair to say that I am in love with my son’s teacher, Ms. Muller.
As scholars enter the school each morning, I greet them with a handshake. This is my favorite time of day because it’s often when I learn special, little tidbits about my students’ lives. After we say good morning to one another, scholars excitedly tell me about tooth fairy visits or the books they read the night before. […]
I am especially pleased to recognize the 24 winners of this year’s Success Academy Teacher Excellence Awards for their outstanding work and deep commitment to the highest standards of excellence.
We heard some great graduation speeches from our schools leaders this year. Here are some excerpts from speeches that made our graduates smile, reflect, and even cry a little. Congratulations to all our Success Academy graduates! Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz spoke to the eight grade graduates I want to congratulate our scholars. […]