The Central Academy office will be closed December 24th through January 2nd. The staff would like to wish all our families a restful and enjoyable winter break. Classes resume on January 5th, which will be a “B” day.
After splitting into teams to design and build cardboard-and-duct-tape boats, today was the moment of truth for Prep Academy students as they set off to sail (or sink) in their creations. The 7th grade regattas launched in the Central Campus pool. Click headline to see photos of this unique lesson in team building.
Congratulations to Team 7: El Secreto Oscuro, Grand Champion of the 7th Grade Prep Academy Boat Races! Someone from each team had to pilot their boat! Six of the 16 boats were able to make it down and back in the pool at least once. Be every team learn a lot and had fun! Click headline for pictures.
The German classes are completing their Gingerbread houses! Click the headline for more pictures.
Senior Luis Martinez has earned the distinction of being recommended to the prestigious US Naval Academy by US Senator, Tom Harkin. He’s cleared the first big hurdle to earning a place at the elite school in Annapolis, but “now I have to do my application,” says Martinez. Last spring Martinez had to complete a preliminary application and then apply … Read more »
Senior Theresa Manivanh has a big grin on her face today! Last night she was notified that she has been accepted to Harvard University next fall! Theresa is an athlete and a scholar. Currently a member of the Roosevelt swim team, this year she taking advanced placement English, Physics C, and Macroeconomics, as well as IB Chemistry, Linear Algebra … Read more »