Schools in the News

Below is a sampling of recent media articles featuring independent schools.

Strelitz International Academy Mitzvah Club shines at beach cleanup

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 16:07:10 +00:00; made a better place for everyone. Strelitz International Academy is Tidewater's Community Jewish Day School serving infants through grade 5. To learn more about the school, go to

Boarding At Swiss International School Dubai Becoming Even More Popular As Families Look For More Flexible And Economical Living Options

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 10:35:43 +00:00;

...via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - NewsVoir) Swiss International School Dubai (SISD), a unique IB, bilingual boarding school based in the heart of Dubai, has seen the interest in boarding increase significantly this...

For young musicians of color, help toward a classical career

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 09:12:03 +00:00;

...viola, which has been her go-to instrument ever since. She recently graduated from St. Andrews, a private school in Delaware. She'll be entering the University of Pennsylvania in the fall. But wherever she...

Holy Name graduates first class in 53 years

Published: Wed, 05 Jun 2024 14:19:58 +00:00;

...after the Escanaba Catholic high school had its first graduating class in 53 years. Once a major private school with numerous sports rivalries and graduating classes, Holy Name shifted to an elementary...

Taylor Named Executive Director at Wayne Prep

Published: Thu, 30 May 2024 21:24:24 +00:00;

...including 14 as Superintendent. Most recently Taylor served as Interim Headmaster at Wayne Country Day School, helping to lead the school through its COVID experience. In addition to his years as Superintendent,...

Newark Academy volleyball player Reina Hassell signs with Amherst College

Published: Thu, 30 May 2024 14:12:38 +00:00;

...Amherst College SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange resident Reina Hassell, a senior at Newark Academy, an independent school for grades 6-12 in Livingston, has committed to playing volleyball at NCAA Division...

Birmingham-Southern celebrates final graduation: ‘Forward Ever. Always.’

Published: Fri, 24 May 2024 15:40:09 +00:00;

...held an alumni processional on Thursday, May 23, 2024, in honor of its closing. The 168-year-old private school will shut its doors on May 31.Rebecca Griesbach | On Birmingham-Southern College’s...

King Charles becomes patron of iconic UK school made famous by the Crown

Published: Fri, 24 May 2024 15:11:50 +00:00;

...taking on a new patronage for the Gordonstoun Association after spending his adolescence at the Moray boarding school, famously depicted in Netflix's The Crown By Paul Cargill, PA Scotland Susie Beever News...

8-year-old Evansville girl breaks Guinness World Record

Published: Fri, 24 May 2024 14:51:53 +00:00;

Evansville Day School student recognized with world record Published: May. 24, 2024 at 10:35 AM EDT|Updated: 16 minutes ago Share on X (formerly Twitter) EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - An 8-year-old Evansville...

[Baltimore Sun] Dulaney girls lacrosse roars back from early deficit to defeat Marriotts Ridge, 6-4, advance to 3A state championship

Published: Sat, 18 May 2024 21:48:51 +00:00;

...we did play those tough teams to help us be where we are now.” The Lions also faced challenging private school opponents in Mercy and Maryvale Prep in addition to Glenelg. While the Lions didn't win those...

New Pasadena Private Day and International Boarding School Graduates First Senior Class

Published: Sat, 18 May 2024 13:37:06 +00:00;

...facebook page A milestone will be reached on Saturday at EF Academy, a private Pasadena day and boarding school with a decidedly international flair. In operation for just two years, the school, founded...

America Needs More Schools Like De La Salle Academy - Froma Harrop

Published: Sat, 18 May 2024 10:51:44 +00:00;

...Nor is De La Salle a charter school. It's an independent school in the same category as so-called private schools. But it's not for rich kids. About two-thirds of the students come from families that would...

Massachusetts Mayflower Academy Now Accepting Applications for 2024-2025 School Year

Published: Thu, 02 May 2024 14:35:29 +00:00;

...Communications May 02, 2024, 14:00 GMT Massachusetts Mayflower Academy is an accredited full-time online private school. The academy enrolls students from across the United States and around the world in its college...

Forsyth Country Day standout Howe cites future prospects in choosing Yale

Published: Thu, 02 May 2024 13:57:48 +00:00;

Though a pro golf career remains a dream for Preston Howe, the Forsyth Country Day School junior made academics the priority when deciding to play college golf in the Ivy League. In March, Howe committed...

Waverly Christian School Hires Leader

Published: Thu, 02 May 2024 10:48:16 +00:00;

...continue in that role on a part time basis. Waverly Christian is aiming to launch as an accredited, private school in the fall of 2025. Several things still need to happen before they launch however, including...

New Marlborough boarding school stressing innovation has 15 in first graduating class

Published: Thu, 02 May 2024 09:37:00 +00:00;

...Hansen, a senior from Chatham. "NEIA" stands for the New England Innovation Academy, an independent private school founded in 2021 at a former Verizon call center on Locke Drive. The school launched with 75...

High School Sports | Friday preps spotlight: Pioneer, Palo Alto distance runners approaching longstanding record

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 14:05:31 +00:00;

...struggled being the lone leader on a young team, Sterling is seeing her hard work pay off as the small all-girls school from Palo Alto has a chance to win its first league title in school history. “What happened...

Girls lacrosse; With players out sick or hurt, Yorktown shows depth in 8-5 win over Somers

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 13:23:01 +00:00;

...teammates on the mend. "We'll have our full team soon," she said. Latest girls lacrosse top 10:: Private-school team leaps into latest Top 10 rankings Up next Yorktown will host upstate Shaker at 12:30...

New $2.1 million wing of Hickory Day School houses classrooms, offices

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 12:23:01 +00:00;

Head of Hickory Day School Rick Seay talks about an older wing of the school and the new one. The new one is much less likely to cause splinters, he said. Hickory Day School recently finished construction...

Head of Carrollwood Day School talks about the future of education in Florida

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 12:08:53 +00:00;

...around an entrepreneurship mindset from preschool to 12th grade. Building that mindset will help every student in the next level of life, regardless of which career path they decide to choose. Up close