For new teachers, starting remotely can make it difficult to build relationships. Luckily, some of our teachers have found innovative ways to make that happen despite the circumstances. We asked them to share their secrets for staying connected with their peers during this time.
We will continue to keep SA families updated on any adjustments to our plan.
For new scholars and new teachers, remote learning can feel overwhelming — how can we feel together when we’re so far apart? We asked teachers who excelled at remote learning in the spring for their advice on building community in the classroom.
This summer, former SA teacher Melissa once again became part of the SA family when our Experiential Learning team partnered with her organization — and a range of other experts, educators, and leaders — to create SA Summer Together.
We’re sharing what some of our top teachers had to say about their experiences of teaching remotely last year. Here’s what they found most surprising!
When SA realized that our scholars faced a socially-distanced summer with limited opportunities for fun and learning, we knew we needed to find a way to help them make these months more meaningful.
At SA, we consider families our most important partners — which is why we take parent feedback very seriously!
These scholars crossed the graduation finish line after showing us what persistence looks like!
The SA Chess program held our annual end-of-the-year tournament and for the first time in SA history, the tournament was virtual.
I’m writing to call upon you to make school safety agents independent of the Police Department.
Scholars will receive Summer Soar assignments between June 8 and 16. Read on for answers to some of the most common Summer Soar questions we’ve received from SA families.
This week, Success Academy celebrated the graduation of 99 seniors, all of them children of color. It is with mixed feelings that we send them out into a world that is so troubled right now. The events of the past two weeks have left us angry, frustrated, and exhausted. The tragic death of George Floyd […]
In an unprecedented virtual commencement ceremony, friends and supporters, family members, current and former staff, alumni, and 99 very special SA seniors gathered online to celebrate the turning of their tassels.
We are excited to announce the 2020 Success Academy Excellence Award winners! This award honors faculty and staff across our schools who exemplify the excellence in education to which our entire community strives. This year, the award recognizes 216 faculty and staff members. Their commitment, talent, and hard work — especially at a time of […]
Every scholar has their own educational journey. We spoke with three parents who learned that taking an extra year was exactly what their scholars needed.
Teachers are truly our superheroes — as scholars made clear through many messages of love and thanks that they’ve shared.
We know the transition from elementary to middle school can be overwhelming, so we talked to staff and parents about their experiences. Here’s some of their advice on setting scholars up for success.
It is tough to balance caring for yourself and your kids, while also managing the responsibilities of home and work. We talked to three mental health professionals about how parents can help their kids build healthy habits and reduce worry, anxiety, and stress during this trying time.
Many of our middle schoolers are wondering: What is life as an SA high schooler really like? We compiled some of the most frequently asked questions from middle schoolers across the network to help shine some light on the SA high school experience
From the beginning, SA educators, scholars, and families have risen to the challenge of remote learning with determination. Now, they’re being recognized by multiple news outlets for their efforts.
On Thursday, the Success Academy community made history by launching its first day of remote teaching and learning.
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What’s life like as a high schooler at Success? Kayla Christiani-Ellis and Tasnim Moumouni are two current freshmen who recently had to choose between specialized high schools and SA HSLA. We asked them to share what ultimately drew them to Success, and whether the experience has so far lived up to their expectations.
If there’s one thing we celebrate at Success Academy, it’s self expression — and nowhere is that more apparent than on the night of the annual Festival of Performing Arts. This is one of the most exciting events of the Success Academy school year, a chance for scholars to walk onto the stage and express […]