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!
Academy High’s Board of Directors has voted to redesign its tuition structure. Beginning with the 2018 academic year, Academy High will implement an Indexed Tuition program, allowing the school to personalize tuition based on a family’s ability to pay. Each
Academy High strives to nurture students to discover and pursue their passions. As such, we believe that educational opportunities extend far beyond the walls of our school. In this week’s Innovation Actualization, we explore Academy High’s three-year research collaboration
Indoor Soccer School History will be made on Sunday, October 29th when Academy High takes on Judah Christian in its first-ever indoor soccer match at Soccer Planet. Go Owls! Science Olympiad Academy High’s Science Olympiad Team will make its
This fall, students at Academy High voted to choose their mascot: The Owls. Coming in second place was The Illuminati (inspired by the sentiment that students are striving to possess knowledge in an area of expertise). Ultimately, the Owls, also known as
Academy High opened its doors just two months ago! This historic milestone was simply the first step in creating a school whose mission includes our students becoming exceptionally well-educated. In our new blog series, Innovation Actualization, we will check in with