Seventeen Salem Academy seniors have qualified for John & Abigail Adams Scholarships. The scholarship rewards students for their high academic achievement and performance on the grade 10 English Language Arts and Mathematics MCAS exams. Qualified students are entitled to four years of free tuition upon acceptance to a public Massachusetts state college or university or community college. Eligibility is based on students having scores of Proficient and (at least one) Advanced on the grade 10 ELA and Math MCAS and having combined scores on MCAS ELA and Math exams that have placed them in the top 25 percent of students in the graduating class (Class of 2015) in their district.
Adams Scholars: Uliana Certan, Jake Craven, Daniel Darmody, Precious Edebiri, Adesuwa Eghe, Itua Eghe, Roy Galang, Gabriella Gonzalez, Jennifer Gorman, Darnell Henriquez, William Lewis, Andrew Lussier, Andrew Mesrobian, Lina Nguyen, Brenda Paredes-Arce, Sarah Penley and Kaila Walters.
For more about the scholarship, please visit: http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/adams.html
Salem Academy has formed a team to run in the longest relay race in the United States this September. The race is 208 miles, winding through New Hampshire from Cannon Mountain Ski Resort in Franconia to Hampton Beach State Park in Hampton Beach. This year’s team: Chris Anderson, Bruce Campbell, Greg Cate, Peter Copelas, Brendan Ellis, Sean Gass, Michael Higgins, Rachel Hunt, Colin Maclay, Ben Petrides, Vince Sheahan and Dan Smith. Drivers are Linda St.Pierre and Brenda Silva. Not only is the race a team-builder and a fitness initiative, but it is also an important fundraiser. Donations can be made online at: http://www.firstgiving.com/sacsrtb2014
Salem Academy opened its doors to all students for the 2014-2015 school year on Thursday, August 22nd, 2014! We would like to introduce you to our senior class! REACH for College!
As we approach Thanksgiving, I am thankful for many things at Salem Academy. It has been so wonderful to return from maternity leave to such a warm welcome. A third of the way through the year our classes and extracurricular activities are in full swing. Last Friday night, I was fortunate to attend our Lower […]
We’ve started our 11th year off strong and full of service with the Ice Bucket Challenge to support ALS Research and a great performance by our staff, parents, and community friends in our 6th annual Reach the Beach Relay! A huge shout out to Captain Cate for his great organization of our RTB Team! We […]
It’s hard to believe, but we are wrapping up our last official week of vacation here at SACS! Our walls are painted, the floors are being waxed, and you may have seen the Facebook pictures of what our Learning Common looks like at the moment as we get ready to install new carpeting. We have […]
As we wrap up our 10th year, we thank Rachel Hunt, our founding Head of School, for her vision and tenacity in establishing our school! We wish her all the best in her future endeavors and will continue to express our gratitude by ensuring that all of our students “Reach for College”! To our students […]
The Federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act requires that schools share certain information with Parents and Guardians each year. This includes our teacher qualifications, our “NCLB Report Card”, and our Accountability Status. Our NCLB Report card was released in late October. This report includes extensive details on enrollment and teacher qualifications, MCAS tests, and […]
Today we welcome back Salem Academy’s Head of School, Mrs. Callahan! We are extremely THANKFUL for her return! We were very fortunate to have Dr. Alyce Davis as our interim Head of School this fall and would like to thank her for the wealth of knowledge and experience she has shared with the Salem Academy community.
Salem Academy Charter School offers Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences three times a year. Upper School Families are invited to come in and meet with teachers at the end of Quarter I, Quarter II and Quarter III. We believe that students should meet with their teachers and parents/guardians to discuss their academic progress. For Quarter I, we will […]
Parent-Teacher-Student (PTS) Conferences are right around the corner! Lower School teachers will be available to meet with families from 5:30 – 8:00pm on November 12th and from 2:15 – 4:00pm on November 14th. In an effort to meet with as many families as possible, we are scheduling appointments in advance. Please return the attached form indicating […]