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List of 6 news stories.

  • NA Jazz Director Julius Tolentino receives The New Jersey Jazz Education Achievement Award

    Julius Tolentino is not only a talented Jazz musician who has been in the New York Jazz scene for more than 20 years, but a galvanizing educator. Working at Newark Academy since 2006, Julius has been recognized for his educational efforts as a recipient of the New Jersey Association for Jazz Education (NJAJE) Achievement Award.

    The NJAJE states that the award goes to "a New Jersey jazz educator who has demonstrated the highest standards of teaching excellence and dedication to the jazz education community."

    "I am honored and humbled to receive this year’s Jazz Education Achievement Award from the NJAJE," Julius said. "As a high school student I was fortunate to be involved in Jazz Regions and All-States, as well as the state festivals because I had an awesome middle school and high school band director. This award has been given to several heavyweight Jazz Educators in NJ, and I hope to do them and NJAJE proud with my continued efforts.”
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  • NA Hires Bryan Tavares as Head Baseball Coach

    The Newark Academy Athletics Department is excited to announced that Bryan Tavares is the new baseball coach.
     
    Coach Tavares, who played collegiate baseball at Emory University and the University of Richmond, comes to Newark Academy from Oratory Prep, where he was most recently a varsity assistant coach. Prior to coaching at Oratory, Coach Tavares led the Great Britain under 15 National Team to a silver medal at the European Championship Qualifier tournament in Hunenburg, Switzerland. Coach Tavares has also coached at the In the Zone Baseball & Softball Training Academy and for New York Empire Baseball’s travel team. 
     
    Coach Tavares said he is “looking forward to the opportunity to coach at Newark Academy and to build on the school’s well-established track record of baseball excellence.” 
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  • NA Boys’ Cross Country Wins Non-Public B Title

    Newark Academy put together a full team effort to win the NJSIAA Boys Non-Public B cross country Championship at Holmdel Park.
     
    The Minutemen had five runners finish in the top 18, earning them a team score of 54 to defeat Bishop Eustace (103 points) and Montclair-Kimberley (156). The top five NA runners finished within 34 seconds of each other to defeat the favored Bishop Eustace.

    “We really emphasize having them train and run together at practice,” Newark Academy Head Coach Sarah Guelich told NJ.com. “We like them running together in meets with the knowledge that they’re going to do better and run stronger with each other.”
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  • NA Student Science Forum

    NA students will share their STEMtastic summer experiences from outside programs, internships and mentorships at the Student Science Forum on November 19 at 7 p.m. in Kaltenbacher Hall. The event is open to all students and their families.
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  • First Diversi-Tea of the School Year Discusses Social Justice

    The Equity and Inclusion Team hosted the first Divesi-Tea of the school year on November 8. Students and faculty filled the four tables in Kaltenbacher Hall to discuss social justice, defining it as, “the concept that communities or societies should be constructed in such a way that all its members are physically and psychologically safe, experience equity in regard to power and access to resources, and have the ability to fully participate in that community or society.”
     
    From there, students discussed works against social justice and works toward social justice, writing their ideas on a post-it that could be hung under the respective sections.
     
    The meeting closed with the group discussing what actions could be taken at NA for more social justice as well as how one can be an ally.
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  • NA Brothers Qualify for NJ State Championships

    After participating in their first robotics competition of the year, VEX IQ Robot at Roselle Park High School, brothers Cameron ’23 and Declan ’25 Wright have qualified for the NJ State Championships in February 2019.
     
    Their robot code is 34G with the unique name “The Tropical Spiders,” placed first in the teamwork challenge event. They also got a Judge’s Award for Robot Design and Documentation and placed second in the Robot Skills/Automation Event.
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