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Middle School Friendships – The Inside Scoop

January 27, 2023 Success Academy

Calling all Success Academy fourth graders! Curious about what middle school has in store for you? We got to chat with two of our amazing middle school Ambassadors, SA Midtown West eighth grader Mitali Jhaveri and SA Ozone Park fifth grader Mi-Aijah Charles, who want to tell you more about making friends in SA middle... Read more

What Does Determination Look Like? Reflections on a Cross Country Season at Success

December 11, 2018 Sean Young

Cross country is a popular middle school choice, with teams offered at every SA middle school across the network. Many SA scholars have been running since elementary school, and many of them are outstanding athletes across multiple sports. Midtown West Coach Sean Young writes about how neither the pressure of defending the boys’ title, nor the intimidation of being a newly-established girls team, got in the way of his team's focus, determination, and complete commitment to a try-and-try mindset. Read more

Parent Perspective: My Family Loves a Good Argument!

May 1, 2017 Daniela Kempf

This school year, my husband and I have spent many weekends supporting our son Henry as he debates topics like the Cuban trade embargo and immigration at middle school debate tournaments around NYC. Read more

The Microbe Murder Mystery

December 7, 2016 Katelynn Lucyk

Honing scholar’s natural curiosity for the world around them is the best way for them to become great scientific thinkers. Read more