Academy High has been proud to field recreational soccer and volleyball teams in its inaugural year. Team sports have provided a wonderful opportunity for some students to continue to pursue their passion on the field or court. It has also
Do you remember the time between classes in high school? Passing from math to biology with a quick stop at your locker, and all in five minutes? On average, high school students spend 30 minutes every day getting from point
Academy High’s Science Olympiad team debuted last weekend at Regionals at Parkland College. The group of eight freshman, led by Science Faculty Natasha Capell, competed with regional high schools whose teams were nearly twice the size and contained as many
Innovative high schools, like Academy High, offer unique and engaging approaches to teaching and evaluating traditional subjects. Students are taking modules, both at school and online, that offer flexibility for students to explore their interests and passions. Academy High is
Academy High has announced the dates of its open houses for this spring. The school is hosting monthly open houses on Sunday evenings from 4:30-6:00 pm on the following dates: Sunday, February 25 Sunday, March 25 Sunday, April 22 Sunday,
In a start-up school, it’s all hands on deck for team competition, whether it’s Rube Goldberg, Odyssey of the Mind, or sports. Students who had never before competed in soccer or volleyball have stepped beyond their comfort zone to
Academy High is pleased to announce that Donna Warwick has been named Artist in Residence at Academy High, where she will teach Creative and Performing Arts. Here is Ms. Warwick’s biography: Donna Warwick is a multi-talented teaching artist with experience as a
In January, 2016, a group of community members first met to discuss the possibility of forming the first Independent high school in East-Central Illinois. The year was filled with meetings with community leaders and brainstorming sessions with a growing group
Last week, Academy High visited its neighbors at Jimmy John’s World Headquarters to see math in action. Thank you, Jimmy John’s, for showing our students how much goes into the successful operation of over 2,700 stores around the country!
Academy High will host three open houses this fall at the school at 2302 Fox Drive Champaign: Thursday, November 16th- 6:30-8:00 pm Tuesday, November 28th- 6:30-8:00 pm Sunday, December 3rd- 4:30-6:00 pm We hope you can join us!