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Newark Academy offers multiple opportunities to stay informed, including newsletters created specifically for parents and alumni. Twice yearly, NA publishes its award-winning community-wide magazine, Lumen. Read below for the latest news items and follow Newark Academy on all the major social media platforms.

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  • Newark Academy Drama Department Presents "She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms"

    The fall drama She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms will be filmed and edited prior to its premiere. It will be screened on November 4 and November 5 at 4 p.m. in the Coraci Performance Hall for students, faculty and staff. There will be a virtual screening on November 7 at 7:00 p.m. for friends and family. The presentation on November 7 will be followed by a live talkback with the cast and crew. For more information, contact the Director of Theatre Arts Rachel Shapiro Cooper.
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    • Seven Newark Academy Seniors Earn College Board National Recognition Program Awards

      Seven Newark Academy seniors were named to National Recognition Programs the College Board. Lauren Martindale, Bolu Oshuntolu, Jeffery Keys and Tiffany Agkpo were named National African American Recognition Program Scholars. Nicole Pesquin, Mateo Zoubek, and Julia Schwed were named National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars, and Jeffery Keys was also named a National Indigenous Recognition Program Scholar.

      The College Board National Recognition Programs create pathways to college for students from underrepresented communities by awarding them academic honors and connecting them with universities across the country. Students who take the PSAT/NMSQT and are African American, Hispanic American or Latinx, Indigenous, or attend school in a rural area or small town, maybe invited to apply for academic recognition as part of the College Board National Recognition Programs.
       
      The College Board National Recognition Programs grant students academic honors that can be included in college applications. Colleges will use these honors to identify students from underrepresented groups who have excelled on their PSAT/NMSQT and in their classrooms.
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    • Past and Present NA Choir Members Perform Together for Navy Veterans Ceremony

      To close out the summer, current Newark Academy choral singers and choral alumni gave a virtual performance of "Lean on Me" in honor of Bill Withers, Lone Sailor Award Recipient and a Navy Veteran, at the Lone Sailor Honors Reception. Performers included Meredith Janay '22,  Yasmeena Sharif '23, Abhi Varadarajan '23 and Yavan Vyas '23 were current NA singers, while alum Madeline Levinsohn '19, Gabi Poisson '17 and Christine Pan '18 joined them, with NA Choral Director Viraj Lal coordinating the rendition.
       
      Each year, the US Navy announces the Lone Sailor Award recipients in recognition of  Sea Service veterans who have excelled with distinction in their respective careers, during or after their service, while exemplifying the core values of Honor, Courage, and Commitment. This year, Bill Withers was counted among the honorees.

      Watch the performance here
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