2019 Valedictorian & Salutatorian Addresses

Valedictory Address By Jacob Sims ’19   Good morning.  What a surreal moment.  For so long it felt like this day would never come, and suddenly it has.  I am so proud of the Class of 2019, we have all shown incredible growth and hard work, and I am proud of the great leadership we have learned…

ATW Day 5: Gr. 7-12

6/5/2019 – On Tuesday, Academic  Travel Week 2019 came to a close.  Everyone returned home safely, and more importantly, full of new experiences and relationships. Here are the final write ups from a few of the classes.   Eighth White House and Visitor’s Center By Josi Santiago ‘23   Being…

ATW Day 4: Rhetoric School (Gr. 9-12)

6/3/2019 – Monday was another action-packed day for our Rhetoric School students.  Freshmen said goodbye to Chincoteague Bay and made their way up to the Jersey Shore, Sophomores explored the Plains of Abraham, Juniors completed a second day of biking and Seniors enjoyed The Met!  Read on for more d…

ATW Day 4: Logic School (Gr. 7-8)

6/4/2019 – Logic School students continued their travels Monday, with the seventh grade visiting the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and the Eighth Grade touring the Capitol Building, Library of Congress, Supreme Court and more!   Seventh Grade   Ellis Island By William Buswell   E…

ATW Day 3: Rhetoric School (Gr. 9-12)

6/3/2019 – Each year during Academic Travel Week there is one epic day we all look forward too….MUD DAY!  Be sure to read the Freshman blog for all the gooey details. (And don’t miss the epic photos on our Facebook page!)   FRESHMEN Description By Eli Pekari ‘22   After an early start an…

ATW Day 3: Logic School (Gr. 7-8)

6/3/2019 – Day three was action packed, from Civil War battlefields to the Air and Space Museum !   Seventh Grade Gettysburg Museum By Dylan Curtis ’24 and Nathan Dalla Benetta ’24   When we arrived at the Gettysburg Museum, we were amazed at how big it was. We had the privilege of watchin…

ATW Day 2: Rhetoric School (Gr. 9-12)

6/2/2019 – Day two of Academic Travel Week, Saturday, for our Rhetoric School students featured research boats, bicycles, canoes, and a glorious sunset at the Brooklyn Bridge!   FRESHMEN Description By Rebecca Verrengia ‘22   Today we went on a boat in the Chincoteague Bay and took and ana…

ATW Day 2: Logic School (Gr. 7-8)

6/2/2019 – Day two of Academic Travel Week, Saturday,  brought lots of new experiences for our Logic School students!    Seventh Grade Amish Tour By Alex Zessis ’24   Going into the Amish tour, I really thought it wouldn’t be that fun, and I admit I was very wrong. I found the Amish to be very…

ATW Day 1: Rhetoric School (Gr. 9-12)

6/1/2019 – Our Rhetoric School students got off to a great start  on Friday.  Freshmen made a long van ride south to Chincoteague Bay,  while Sophomores made their way north to Quebec City. Juniors started their “hard thing” trip with a vigorous hike and Seniors left early to travel by train to the…

ATW Day 1: Logic School (Gr. 7-8)

6/1/2019 – Day one of Academic Travel Week for our Logic School students included a long driving day for our seventh graders, with a fascinating stop at a cave, and a flight to Washington, D.C. for or eighth graders where they hit the ground running!     Seventh Grade The Van ride to Pennsylvan…