Recent Blog Postings

Recent Blog Postings

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Alexandria Brown ’14 and Anais Marston ’14 shared more than friendship when they were students at Harlem Academy – they also shared a love of science. As they prepare to begin their freshman year in college this fall – Alexandria at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Anais at Northeastern – the two continue to follow a similar path. Both plan to become engineers. Alexandria and Anais credit Harlem Academy with spurring their interest in the field. “I love doing challenging science...
Tags: alumni, secondary school, college, science, STEM
Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Figaro Art
While some students can’t wait to relax during summer break, Harlem Academy alumni look forward to internships and summer programs that allow them to pursue their interests, learn new skills, and give back to their community. We caught up with a few graduates to hear how they’re spending their summer. A Doctor in the Making Brandon Davis ‘15 is interning at Weill-Cornell's Department of Medicine ENT-Surgery, where he gets to observe patient care and surgeries while shadowing one of the...
Tags: alumni, college, secondary school, boarding school
Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015
Ruby first grade
Ruby Avila started at Harlem Academy in first grade with a determined attitude. She quickly emerged as a productive and popular member of the class. By the end of second grade, she was thriving within our rigorous, engaging environment and earning strong grades. Then in 2009, Ruby’s mom Luisa Sanchez came to us with difficult news. As much as her family loved Harlem Academy, a job transfer required that they relocate to a small town outside of Albany. We bid farewell to Ruby, confident that...
Tags: secondary school, alumni, family partnership
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014
three boys sit outside at lunch
High School Week challenges eighth graders with the expectations of a secondary school schedule. During High School Week, students are allowed to leave campus and eat lunch wherever they like, as long as they return on time for class. As a middle school student transitions into high school, self-direction is essential. Last spring, we piloted a week-long program called High School Week to ensure our eighth grade students feel poised in their academic abilities and organization skills as...
Tags: secondary school, advisory