With the help of our scholars, we’ve curated the ultimate summer reading list for elementary and middle schoolers to enjoy!
On May 26, 2021, in a remarkable virtual ceremony that brought together thousands of family members, friends, supporters, scholars, and SA staff and alumni, members of the Class of 2025 officially turned their tassels and graduated.
Recently, Loretta Tuider (HSLA ‘20, Columbia University ‘24) wrote to us with an inspirational update: She’s been accepted into a selective summer program at Columbia University, where she is a rising sophomore.
SA Junior Wuraola Adetola shares some of her memories from Root Awakening, and reflects on the highs and lows of running a schoolwide performance over Zoom.
During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the women and girls in SA’s community who help lead our schools, support scholars at home, advocate for kids across the city, help their friends in school, and generally make our schools special.
The application for the Curriculum Advisory Council was not easy — why did you apply? I’m not going to lie — the application for the Council was intense. But I think it was intense on purpose: You don’t want just the average Joe when you’re talking about kids. I looked at the application and thought, […]
We will continue to keep SA families updated on any adjustments to our plan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
We are so proud to announce that every member of Success Academy’s Class of 2024 is college bound!
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.
When my Senior Leader Ms. McNamara challenged us to come up with a school community-building campaign, I saw it as an opportunity to highlight one of SA Harlem East’s greatest strengths: our kindness.
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 […]
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!