The Harrisburg Area's
First IB World School
Academy continues to be a place where creativity is actively encouraged
and used to inspire students. Creativity flourishes here - the
type of creativity needed to solve cultural, environmental, and social
challenges. Our interdisciplinary focus, small class size, and
personal attention to learning enable Harrisburg Academy to produce
future leaders capable of rising to grand challenges.
alumni came together at Alumni Weekend 2015 to celebrate how we've risen
to meet these challenges head on. If you missed the celebration
this year, we hope you will join us in 2016. As always, be sure to
stay engaged and stay in touch!
Relations Mission Statement
Alumni Relations program works to extend the advantages of an Academy
education beyond graduation day. 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.
Weekend 2015 Recap
some time to share in the moments that were captured in photos and film,
as we look back on our successful Alumni Weekend events. Visit the Academy's
website to view the recap video, created by Jason Smith '91 and
Fathom Studio, and the Academy's Facebook page for an album of event photos.
addition, if you attended Alumni Weekend, please take this short,
anonymous survey to let us know how we did and what you would like
to see for next year.
n' Learn: David Kury '91
Kury '91 returned to Harrisburg Academy to offer the first Lunch n' Learn
of 2015. These events are hosted through the Centers for Experiential Learning & Innovation.
David is a senior producer at Crystal Dynamics in San Francisco,
California. His career has been passionately devoted to creating
high caliber video games, including "Star Wars: 1313," for
which he had the chance to visit Skywalker Ranch! David was able to give
students a behind-the-scenes look at how motion capture is used. He
also demonstrated the previously cancelled "Star Wars: 1313."
David discussed his background in the arts and how classes at
Harrisburg Academy helped inform the decisions that he makes on a daily
Basketball Games 2015
is our annual tradition, Harrisburg Academy invites alumni to participate
in its alumni basketball games the evening before Thanksgiving.
This is a fun and exciting event, allowing alumni to reconnect both
to each other and to our school.
We invite you to join
us for the 46th Annual Alumni Basketball Games on Wednesday,
Nov. 25, 2015 in Louis Lehrman Gymnasium. The women's game is at 6
p.m. and the men's game is at 7:30 p.m. The Alumni Relations Office
will provide snacks and refreshments. Bring your game face and
cheer on your fellow alumni!
Students Are Our Purpose. You Are Our Partners!
Make your Academy Fund gift
today -- every gift helps to meet the 2015-16 Academy Fund goal.
Your generosity directly impacts the Academy learning experience.
#GivingTuesday is on Dec. 1, 2015. There is no better day to give!
Mark your calendar for this day of giving and join the entire
Academy community as we come together and help support the school.
Please contact Beth Zak in the Development Office.
Update Your Contact Information
Accurate data is
important in accomplishing these things listed above and more.
Please take a few minutes to submit your contact information to stay informed
of what is happening at the Academy and to reap the benefits of this
In addition, if
anyone has communicated with the following alumni, please
contact Michael LaRue to help update our records and put
us in contact with them.