• May

    Middle School Track Team Awarded at Big Blue Relays

    Congratulations to the Middle School Girls’ Track Team on placing first and the Boys’ Track Team on placing second at the Big Blue Relays! 
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  • Anthony Giachin ’17 Named Patriot League Rookie of the Year

    Patriot League Baseball Major Awards and All-League Honors were announced and we’re so proud of Anthony Giachin ’17 on being named Patriot League Rookie of the Year! A three-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week, Giachin earns top-rookie honors in addition to being named a first-team all-League honoree after batting .292, slugging .384, and reaching base at a .371 clip, overall. In 25 League games, Giachin finished among the Patriot League leaders with a .322 batting average and 17 RBIs.
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  • Brady Scheaffer ’17 Named Newark Academy's 'Teammate of the Year'

    Brady Sheaffer ’17 has been awarded 'Teammate of the Year' honors for Newark Academy by the Super Essex Conference and Yogi Berra Museum. The award exemplifies "strength of character, sportsmanship, promoting team unity and supportive spirit though often unheralded, are vital to a team’s success," values which defined Yogi Berra as a leader on and off the field. Brady lettered in three varsity sports at NA during the 2017-18 school year, earning soccer First Team All-Conference and basketball Second Team All-Conference selection, and is currently on the lacrosse team. Her recorded 25 saves as goalie on the Minutemen's soccer team, including 10 versus Caldwell on September 27. He will be attending Washington University in St Louis, MO, beginning this fall.
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  • Boys' Varisty Track Team Named Prep B Champions!

    Congratulations to the members of the Boys' Varsity Track Team, coached by Tim McCall, on their Prep B Championship Title! 
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  • Middle School Swim Team Raised Funds for Newark Children to Promote Water Safety

    Every Newark Academy experience provides ample opportunities for students to develop a passion for learning, a standard of excellence and a generosity of spirit. And, members of the Middle School swim demonstrated their commitment to the Newark community – NA’s founding city – by raising $4,000 to the West Essex YMCA for their free weeklong Safety Around Water week. Additionally, they donated more than 450 swim caps and 250 pairs of goggles to the City of Newark Recreation Department. “You are our partner in keeping children safe, we could not provide the lessons or teach the skills without your generous gift. Please express our gratitude to all those that participated in your event and made this gift possible,” said Executive Director of the West Essex YMCA Helen Flores. Aquatics Supervisor for the City of Newark Catherine Lenix-Hooker echoed Helen’s sentiments, saying “My staff and I were overwhelmed when you drove up with 10 bags of these much-needed items. These gifts will make such a difference in the lives of those youth whose families cannot afford to purchase this kind of aquatic attire/gear in order for their children to enjoy our swimming pools.” 
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  • April

    Boys’ tennis wins the 2018 Essex County Tournament title

    Congratulations to our boys’ tennis team on taking home the Essex County Tournament title on April 21!  
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  • February

    James Blume ’19 Qualifies for NJSIAA Group Non-Public B Championships

    James Blume ’19 finished first in the pole vault at the NJSIAA Group Non-Public B sectional meet with a jump of 11'-6". He qualified for and will compete in the Meet of Champions on February 25.
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  • NA girls’ swimming qualifies for NJSIAA Non-Public B Championship Meet

    Girls’ swimming defeated St. Rose in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Non-Public B tournament on February 19 to earn a spot in the February 24 state championship meet vs. Trinity Hall. Claire Xu ’18, Bridget Bowen ’19, Wenni Iben ’19 and Claire Ou ’21 all won individual events and the 200 and 400 freestyle relays came in first as well. Click here for more details. 
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  • More than $2,000 raised by Middle School Swim Team

    The 4th annual Middle School swim team Swim-A-Thon and Relay Carnival was a huge success! Swimmers asked their classmates, family and friends to pledge them for a 10-minute swim and, in total, the team swam more than 700 laps and raised $1,200 to provide swim lessons for children in Newark and increase awareness of water safety. And, since the Swim-A-Thon and Relay Carnival inception three years ago, the Middle School swim team has raised more than $7,500. Director of Aquatics at the West Essex YMCA Scott Weber also spoke with the swimmers about how the money raised made an impact by making the YMCA’s free five-day water safety classes possible.
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  • January

    NA Welcomes New Head Coach

    The Athletics Department is excited to announce that Tim McCall, NA humanities teacher and assistant cross country coach, will replace Stephen Bienko as the track and field head coach. Mr. McCall ran track and field at Bates College and will be supported this year by Coach Bella Galvez, who is also our head volleyball coach. 
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  • Middle School Wrestling Team Inspired to Be Great

    On January 16, the Middle School wrestling team welcomed Rohan Murphy, an American Paralympian, wrestler and motivational speaker, to practice. Earlier in the day, Rohan spoke to the Middle School students about his journey living without legs. At wrestling practice, Rohan showed the team various techniques he used while wrestling and talked to them about the sport.  
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