Senior Planning Meeting
Sep
8
10:00am10:00am

Senior Planning Meeting

Every month, we'll have a planning meeting for our full-enrollment high school seniors so that we can focus on senior year-specific activities, including college and career planning. We'll be doing things like exploring possible college options, prepping for standardized tests, working on applications and essays, researching scholarships, planning our graduation ceremony, setting up college visits, etc. These meetings are optional, but we encourage all our seniors (and interested juniors) to attend. Our first senior meeting will be Friday, September 8 at 10 a.m. (Stick around afterward for our better note-taking workshop if you'd like to!)

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Study Skills Workshop: Strategies for Smarter Note-Taking
Sep
8
11:00am11:00am

Study Skills Workshop: Strategies for Smarter Note-Taking

We all know we should be taking notes in class—after all, when we head home at night, those notes are the tangible things we take with us—but many of us don't really know how to take effective notes or how to use the notes we do take. This hour-long session will help you change all that, giving you tips, strategies, and techniques for better note-taking that will help you succeed at The Academy but also—and more importantly—out in the rest of the world, too.

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Class: World Religions
Sep
15
11:00am11:00am

Class: World Religions

This eight-week Friday enrichment class is designed to promote religious literacy by introducing students to the texts, traditions, and practices of major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This is a secular class, emphasizing philosophy and tradition.

In addition to five formal class sessions, this class includes one book club and two movie day sessions. The book club and movie days are optional (and open to students who are not participating in the World Religions class), but we encourage students to attend these sessions if they can since they are set up to complement and deepen topics discussed in class.

FRIDAY POTLUCK STARTS AT 12:30 p.m. ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WELCOME.

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Book Club: Siddhartha
Sep
22
11:00am11:00am

Book Club: Siddhartha

Join us for a potluck lunch and a discussion of Herman Hesse's novel Siddhartha. 

Book Club is open to all full-time and a la carte high school students at The Academy. (Copies of the book can be borrowed from the library.) This particular selection was chosen to complement the World Religions elective, but you don't have to be taking World Religions to join the book club.

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Parents' Night Out
Sep
26
6:30pm 6:30pm

Parents' Night Out

Our first Parents' Night Out will be Tuesday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. at El Potrillo (8465 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30022). All Academy parents are welcome to come -- we hope these nights will be a fun way for you to get to know each other. (Students are always welcome, too, of course!)

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Class: World Religions
Sep
29
11:00am11:00am

Class: World Religions

This eight-week Friday enrichment class is designed to promote religious literacy by introducing students to the texts, traditions, and practices of major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This is a secular class, emphasizing philosophy and tradition.

In addition to five formal class sessions, this class includes one book club and two movie day sessions. The book club and movie days are optional (and open to students who are not participating in the World Religions class), but we encourage students to attend these sessions if they can since they are set up to complement and deepen topics discussed in class.

FRIDAY POTLUCK STARTS AT 12:30 p.m. ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WELCOME.

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Class: World Religions
Oct
13
11:00am11:00am

Class: World Religions

This eight-week Friday enrichment class is designed to promote religious literacy by introducing students to the texts, traditions, and practices of major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This is a secular class, emphasizing philosophy and tradition.

In addition to five formal class sessions, this class includes one book club and two movie day sessions. The book club and movie days are optional (and open to students who are not participating in the World Religions class), but we encourage students to attend these sessions if they can since they are set up to complement and deepen topics discussed in class.

FRIDAY POTLUCK STARTS AT 12:30 p.m. ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WELCOME.

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Class: World Religions
Oct
20
11:00am11:00am

Class: World Religions

This eight-week Friday enrichment class is designed to promote religious literacy by introducing students to the texts, traditions, and practices of major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This is a secular class, emphasizing philosophy and tradition.

In addition to five formal class sessions, this class includes one book club and two movie day sessions. The book club and movie days are optional (and open to students who are not participating in the World Religions class), but we encourage students to attend these sessions if they can since they are set up to complement and deepen topics discussed in class.

FRIDAY POTLUCK STARTS AT 12:30 p.m. ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WELCOME.

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Class: World Religions
Oct
27
11:00am11:00am

Class: World Religions

This eight-week Friday enrichment class is designed to promote religious literacy by introducing students to the texts, traditions, and practices of major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This is a secular class, emphasizing philosophy and tradition.

In addition to five formal class sessions, this class includes one book club and two movie day sessions. The book club and movie days are optional (and open to students who are not participating in the World Religions class), but we encourage students to attend these sessions if they can since they are set up to complement and deepen topics discussed in class.

FRIDAY POTLUCK STARTS AT 12:30 p.m. ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WELCOME.

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Study Skills Workshop: Research, Bibliographies, and Citations
Nov
17
11:00am11:00am

Study Skills Workshop: Research, Bibliographies, and Citations

How do you find, use, and reference sources in your academic writing? This workshop will help students get comfortable with the standards for academic research, including understanding how and what to cite in papers and essays, current MLA citation and bibliography rules, and best practices for choosing research sources. All full-enrollment and a la carte high school students are welcome to attend.

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Open House: A La Carte Classes
Aug
8
1:30pm 1:30pm

Open House: A La Carte Classes

The Academy's smart, fun a la carte classes are a great addition to your middle school or high school homeschool schedule this fall! Join us on August 8 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. OR from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. to learn more about how these classes can work with your homeschool plans. Space is limited, so please RSVP for directions below.

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Full Curriculum Q&A
Apr
26
7:00pm 7:00pm

Full Curriculum Q&A

THIS EVENT IS FULL. Email us to be added to the waiting list.

Join us for an evening of conversation to learn more about how full curriculum at The Academy works. We'll discuss student contracts, college and career planning, classes, and academic philosophy, and answer your questions about The Academy. Space is limited, so please RSVP for directions.

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Seminar: Homeschool Testing
Mar
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Seminar: Homeschool Testing

How do you handle standardized testing as a homeschooler? Join Suzanne Rezelman and Amy Sharony for a conversation that includes the nuances of Georgia's homeschool testing requirements, testing at home, strategies for elementary, middle, and high school testing, registering for SAT, ACT, and AP tests as a homeschooler, how to handle test prep in your homeschool, and the steps homeschoolers need to take to get accommodation for standardized tests. 

Admission is free for Academy families; $10 for guests. Space is limited, so RSVP to reserve a seat.

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Full Curriculum Q&A
Mar
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Full Curriculum Q&A

THIS EVENT IS FULL. EMAIL US TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST.

Join us for an evening of conversation to learn more about how full curriculum at The Academy works. We'll discuss student contracts, college and career planning, classes, and academic philosophy, and answer your questions about The Academy. Space is limited, so please RSVP for directions.

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