List of 6 news stories.

  • Instrumental Musicians represent NA in the All-State Honor Ensembles

    Two NA students performed at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City during the NJEA convention last week. Their final performance will be at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark on Sunday, November 19 at 3:00 pm.  
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  • Fall Dance Concert, November 18

    Please join us for "3-Peat,” a celebration of dance and live music on Saturday, November 18 at 7:30pm. Newark Academy's award-winning jazz band, Chameleon, will play the entire show along with three featured singers from our award-winning choral program. The show is free, 45 minutes long with no intermission, and appropriate for all ages. All Middle and Upper School dance classes will perform in a variety of styles and the digital photography class and film class will show their photographs and videos of the Advanced/IB dance class to kick off the start of the show. Come see what amazing work these 125 students have done throughout the fall! Contact Yvette Luxenberg at or at 973-992-700 x291 for more information.
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  • Poetry by Abbey Zhu ’18

    In addition to earning Scholastic Art & Writing Regional Gold Key recognition, work by Abbey Zhu ’18 has been published in three national print magazines: Susquehanna University’s Apprentice Writer (“Ground Zero” Fall 2016, Vol. 34), Cicada Magazine (“Impediments” September/October 2016 issue) and Teen Ink (“It Can’t Be: a Villanelle” September 2016 issue). Click here to read her poems.
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  • Seventh Grade Students Erupt with Applause

    What better way for seventh-grade students to learn about chemical reactions and volcanoes than by making their own? Using basic supplies, this fun science activity provided students with ample learning opportunities!
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  • Sixth Grade Students Learn About Conservative and Liberal Party Values By Watching and Re-Enacting Gubernatorial Candidate Debates

    On November 2, 2017, sixth-grade students in the humanities class “Community & Self,” which emphasizes connections between course studies and current events, presented a re-enactment of the gubernatorial candidate debate to their sixth-grade class peers in the Middle School Commons. Students also volunteered for roles of news blogger, news reporter, and campaign signage. In preparation for their debate, the students watched and studied the real debates as well as did research including interviewing an adult about the elections. Discussions in the classroom examined candidate’s strategies and party philosophies and issues. Finally, students performed a bipartisan debate, representing the candidates for governor in New Jersey.
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  • NA Will Participating in Far Brook School’s Second Annual Diversity Conference

    On Saturday, November 11, Newark Academy will participate in Far Brook School’s Second Annual Diversity Conference: Widening the Lens. This daylong dynamic and interactive program is intended to educate and train school leadership to broaden and improve inclusion within the vastly diverse communities of New Jersey’s independent schools. The unique structure of this conference invites twelve NJ independent schools to bring together a "pod" of individuals, each of whom can play a role in advancing the diversity discussion at his/her respective school; for example, students, parents, teachers, administrators, diversity coordinators, alumni, and members of the Board of Trustees. The pods reunite during the afternoon sessions to create action plans for their school inspired by the morning’s work.
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