• Welcome to a new year at Salem Academy Charter School The hot, humid, and lazy days of August soon will give way to the energy and excitement of another school year. Welcome to a new year at Salem Academy Charter School. -First Days All new students and all Ninth Grade students are due to begin Tuesday, August 23, 2016 for a half day of school […] Erik Sayce No responses August 22, 2016
  • 100k for 100 Cummings Foundation awards two Salem educational organizations the “$100k for 100” grants. LEAP for Education, Inc., and Salem Academy Charter School are two of the 100 Boston area nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through the Cummings Foundation “$100k for 100” program.  Both Salem-based organizations were chosen from a total of 472 applicants during […] Erik Sayce No responses June 10, 2016
  • Carolyn Lynch Impact Award Salem Academy’s Head of School, Stephanie Callahan, attended the Lynch Leadership Academy’s Innovation Summit last Thursday night. The event took place at Google’s Boston Campus, where many distinguished speakers gathered in celebration of the 5th year anniversary of the Lynch Leadership Academy at Boston College. Mrs. Callahan is a Cohort III alumna of the Lynch […] Erik Sayce No responses May 13, 2016
  • Our Campus is Growing! May 5, 2016 Good News!! You spoke, and we listened.  Family satisfaction surveys over the years have lamented the lack of programs in the arts and athletics.  Now, I am pleased to report that we have made exciting progress on our promise to add arts facilities and a gymnasium to our campus. The Norman H. […] Erik Sayce No responses May 6, 2016
  • DESE Visiting Committee 2016 A Visiting Committee from the Charter School Office at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) will conduct a “Check-In” Site Visit here next Tuesday, May 3.  This is a routine part of the DESE’s accountability program for charter schools.  A “Check-In” site visit is a one-day event for established charter schools in their […] Erik Sayce No responses April 29, 2016
  • 7th Grade Life Science: Populations and Ecosystems Ms. Hennekens’ 7th-grade life science class is currently studying populations and ecosystems. The students have created aquariums, terrariums and milkweed bug habitats to observe live organisms and their interactions. Aquariums: Each of our six aquariums contains guppies, aquatic snails, tubifex worms, scuds, duckweed, and hornwort. Students are responsible for setup, cleaning, feeding and observing their […] Erik Sayce 2 responses April 8, 2016
  • Salem Education Foundation Supports Salem Academy The Salem Education (SEF) is an advocate of change. They promote change as having a constant presence in education, and are committed to the systemic reform of public education in Salem. The SEF views this approach as the only route to creating sustained change in student achievement. From their website, all school-based initiatives and investments supported by […] Erik Sayce No responses February 29, 2016
  • Salem Academy Again Receives Level One Status January 12, 2016 Ver traduccón Dear Parents and Guardians: The Federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act requires that schools share certain information with Parents and Guardians each year.  This includes our teacher qualifications, our “NCLB Report Card”, and our Accountability Status. First, I am very pleased to report that we have achieved a “Level […] Erik Sayce No responses January 13, 2016
  • Los Padres tienen el derecho de saber que Salem Academy una vez más ha alcanzado el Nivel UNO en estado de rendición. 12 de enero del 2016 Estimados Padres y Tutores: El Acto Federal Ningún Niño Se Queda Atrás (NCLB) requiere que las escuelas compartan cierta información con los Padres y Tutores cada año.  Esto incluye las calificaciones de nuestros maestros, “nuestro Reporte de Nota” NCLB y nuestro Estado de Rendición de cuentas. En primer lugar, me […] Erik Sayce No responses January 12, 2016
  • How To Create Lessons That Students Will Never Forget For the 5th year in a row, Salem Academy Charter School’s (SACS) 11th and 12th grade students have had the opportunity to travel to New Orleans. ThisService Learning mission is to provide students the chance to help rebuild the city devastated by hurricanes Katrina and Rita back in 2005.   What better city for Salem […] Erik Sayce No responses August 26, 2015