Blog – Too much information

Blog post -- September 20, 2021 Too much information --  While it is so much easier to stay completely informed in today’s digital world, everyone can become overwhelmed with too much information or “information overload.” It’s as if our brains go into error mode...

Never Forget 9/11

How do we teach the young people of our nation about the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks? Over the weekend, hundreds of images were displayed on social media, online and print news sources, and documentaries. Those who witnessed and survived the attacks shared...

Fourth-graders learn to raise the flag

Local civic leader Carroll Barnard, whose granddaughter Macy is an AA student, recently taught the fourth-grade students how to properly handle and hoist the American and Virginia state flags. Each morning, weather permitting, two fourth-graders hoist the flags during...

August Board of Directors Report

Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year! We have many new families at the Academy and our excited to have you join our community. Each month your Board of Directors meets with the Administration to discuss the governance of the school. After the meetings a report is...

Alumni Reunion

The class 2001 recently gathered for their 20th reunion. Seven of the twelve alumni joined the celebration, which was held at the home of Marcie Mann. Marcie Mann said, “We reminisced and reconnected; many of us having not seen each other in many years. Joseph Onorati...

Summertime

Summer is here. Students (and teachers) are elated, and parents are ambivalent if not apprehensive. Inevitably, the initial excitement will evolve into boredom at some point during the long, hot days of summer. But, that’s perhaps okay. We all need to “deal” with...

Board of Directors June Report

The Amelia Educational Foundation met on June 12, 2021 for their regularly scheduled monthlyBoard Meeting. Head of School Report The Board heard an update from Rodney Taylor, Head of the School. Mr. Taylor reported on thesuccessful graduation of the Class of 2021. We...

Graduation Held on May 27, 2021

Graduation exercises were held at Amelia Academy on Thursday, May 27. Patti B. Carey, Director of Student Engagement and Special Initiatives and a faculty member at Longwood University, was the guest speaker. The valedictorian of the Class of 2021, Elijah John Edens,...