The Harrisburg Area's
First IB World School
you might imagine, our seniors are focused on their graduation coming up
on Friday, June 10. But they aren't the only ones focused on an
My single agenda is the alumni portion of this year's Academy Fund. My
sincere thanks to Academy alumni who already have contributed. Thursday, June 30 marks the end
of this year's Academy Fund.
Make your gift now
and join fellow alumni who have contributed. Your gifts - large
and small - make a significant difference. Our students are our
My special thanks to Matthew Grandon '08, Maggie Goldberg '90, Ethan
Titelman '97, Eugene Kim '92, Ilsa Snyder '09, Carl Marshall '65, other
class agents, and Steve Stewart for their leadership with our Academy
Fund efforts. Please join me in supporting the efforts of your
classmates. Help to continue advancing and growing what our alumni
community can do for one another, our school, and our students.
CLICK HERE to make your gift to this year's Academy
Relations Mission Statement
Alumni Relations program works to extend the advantages of an Academy
education beyond graduation. We are committed to expanding our
global network of alumni, enriching Academy alumni relationships, and
galvanizing the philanthropic support of current and future alumni for
the school's mission and operations.
Academy will be celebrating the Class of 2016 graduates at Commencement
on Friday, June 10
at 3 p.m. at Messiah College's Parmer Hall. All
Academy community members are invited to join us and honor our graduates.
year's Alumna of the Year and Commencement speaker is Deborah Masters '69.
Your Calendars for Alumni Weekend 2016
the date for Alumni Weekend 2016, which will be held Friday, Sept.
30-Saturday, Oct. 1. The schedule of events is coming together
nicely, so stay tuned for the full list of activities for the weekend,
including the 2016 Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony.
John Binnert Named New Head of Middle and Upper Schools
us in welcoming Mr. John Binnert to the Harrisburg Academy community as
the new head of Middle and Upper Schools and International Baccalaureate
coordinator! John is excited to learn about Middle and Upper School
at the Academy, especially International Baccalaureate-integrated
curriculum and the Centers for Experiential Learning & Innovation.
The Academy's administration, faculty, and search committee enjoyed
their day-long interview with John and were impressed with his
qualifications and passion for student-centered learning. Read more...
Across Lightyears: Amateur Radio at Harrisburg Academy
Sean Barnes, Upper School physics and math teacher
12:43 EDT on Friday, May 6, the International Space Station (ISS) came
over the north east horizon traveling at 17,500 mph. US Astronaut Jeff
Williams came over the mic on the amateur radio station to call All
Saints Academy near Newport, Rhode Island. The ARISS program (Amateur
Radio on the ISS) has scheduled over 1,000 such contacts since the first
back in 2000. The waiting list is over a year long, but Harrisburg
Academy is taking steps to be added to the list. Read more...
Be sure to connect
with Harrisburg Academy online in the places that you visit and engage
most. Through our postings on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, and our blog you can take a peek into the daily
happenings at the Academy, both in and out of the classroom. For
Academy alumni updates and events, be sure to follow us on Facebook and