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SA HSLA Freshmen Share the Inside Scoop on Choosing Success and Navigating Ninth Grade

Success Academy – February 27, 2020

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.

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A Day in the Life of a Middle School English Teacher

Success Academy – February 24, 2020

Finn Freymann — an English teacher at SA Bed-Stuy Middle School — describes teaching as trying to master the unmasterable profession. He joined SA BSMS last year and quickly progressed to a position as lead teacher. For Mr. Freymann, the scholars are his motivation and the BSMS community is one of warmth, laughter, and smart faculty all asking, “How can I help you today?”

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Thinking Outside the Lab: SA Science Scholars Discover Solutions for Real-World Problems

Success Academy – February 11, 2020

The annual Science Symposium is a month-long middle school science unit dedicated to scholar-led research projects, culminating in a showcase of findings and lessons learned. We were excited to catch up with Kiah and her teacher Genique Green to hear more about their project — and to find out which product we should all be using to keep bad bacteria at bay!

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Who’s the Inspiration Behind Our Success Academy Artists?

Success Academy – February 7, 2020

We often think of art class as a place where you just learn how to mix colors or use a paintbrush, but in SA art classrooms, teachers know it’s so much more. Across our schools, they design projects that teach our scholars that art is a dynamic, living, breathing way to challenge our perspectives and to change the world. Here are just a few that have inspired us and our scholars.

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My First Time Away From Home, I Made Friends From Around the World

Success Academy – October 28, 2019

After her summer at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, Amanda Sanchez knows what it takes to adapt to a completely new setting. The experience, which she accessed through the SA Summer Experience program, left her feeling confident, with new interests, new friends, and a growing excitement for the independence of college life.

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My Clean Sweep Summer: I Built My Own Robot Vacuum

Success Academy – October 9, 2019

For scholars who participated in the SA Summer Experience program, memories of summer linger on, along with newfound confidence and new interests. Scholars accepted into the program have the chance to attend collegiate, artistic, and outdoor leadership opportunities both locally and across the country. Sophomore Alexa Torres is one such scholar; she spent her summer figuring out a faster way to get chores done.

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Rising Success Academy Debate Star Wins Season Opener — Coached by Fellow Teammate

Success Academy – September 10, 2019

Over the summer, Chase had doubled down on honing his talent, earning two full-ride merit scholarships to top debate camps in New York and Texas. He’d returned to school more than ready to prove himself — but he needed someone older and more experienced in Lincoln-Douglas to help him through the most competitive tournaments. As team captain and as a friend, Tajaih wanted to step in.

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New SA Teachers Share Passion for Education — and Thoughts on Summer Training!

Success Academy – September 9, 2019

This year, almost 700 teachers joined the Success Academy network — and they’re ready to make this the best school year yet. We caught up with four new members of our community to hear about what brought them to Success, their passion for education, and their reflections on New Teacher Training. Thanks to all of our teachers who are already making a difference in the lives of their scholars!

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