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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.

List of 3 news stories.

  • Alumnae Charlotte Alter '07 to Visit Newark Academy for Global Speaker Series

    For the next installment of the Global Speaker Series NA will be visited by alumna Charlotte Alter ’07, who is a senior correspondent at TIME covering politics and social issues on January 14, 2021. Charlotte has covered the 2016, 2018, and 2020 campaigns, the Women’s March and anti-Trump resistance, the rise in youth activism around gun violence and climate change, the spread of conspiracy theories and disinformation, and the 2020 Democratic primary and general election. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Vox. 
     
    In the classroom and beyond, Newark Academy strives to expose students to issues that shape the world. Since 2008, NA’s Global Speaker Series Committee has brought distinguished individuals from around the world to address the NA community, enriching students' understanding and broadening their intellectual horizons.
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  • Jose Antonio Vargas Visits For Newark Academy Global Speaker Series

    In the classroom and beyond, Newark Academy strives to expose students to issues that shape the world. As part of Newark Academy’s Global Speaker Series, Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and Tony-nominated producer that is a leading voice for the human right of immigrants, he founded the non-profit med and culture organization Define American, named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. The writer of the best-selling memoir, Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, Jose spoke to the entire school over Zoom for an hour, before joining breakout sessions for the next hour and a half as part of the Feinberg Lecture.  
     
    Since 2008, NA’s Global Speaker Series Committee has brought distinguished individuals from around the world to address the NA community, enriching students' understanding and broadening their intellectual horizons. The Feinberg Multicultural Lecture was founded in 2001 through an endowment gift made by Peter Feinberg ‘78 and Margery Feinberg ‘78. The Feinberg Lecture was created to bring thought-provoking topics to the Newark Academy student body. An integral part of NA’s Global Speakers Series, the Lecture features experts and activists addressing a wide range of national and worldwide topics.
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  • Newark Academy‚Äôs Tom Clancy Signs with Cornell to Play Baseball

    For the third straight year, Newark Academy baseball is sending a student-athlete to pitch at the Division-I level.
     
    Thomas Clancy has committed to compete in the Ivy League at Cornell University. Thomas was preceded by Lucas Rich ’20 (Lehigh University) and Matt Ciconne ’19 (Rutgers University).
     
    “It definitely helped me just to get some advice from older guys. They were very supportive and they were always quick to help me out because I got a chance here in my freshman year to actually play and start in varsity,” Thomas said. “But a lot of it was I had confidence for the first time, just because I knew that I had these guys behind me and I didn't have as much pressure because I knew that. They kind of acted like coaches to me as well as our coaches.”
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