In honor of celebrating all who have fought nobly for their country, Archmere Academy celebrates Veterans Day by honoring former Archmere student, Frank Carpenter Burr, who lost his life during World War II with a posthumous diploma. He would have graduated with the Class of 1945.
Archmere Academy cultivates empathetic leaders who are prepared for every good work, and now the first alumnus of the school has been elected to this country’s highest office. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. ‘61 has been elected the 46th President of the United States of America.
On Friday, October 30, Archmere students held the annual “Trunk or Treat” event at the Knollwood Community Center. While this event is typically held in the Knollwood parking lot where kids can dress up in their Halloween costumes and walk from car to car and collect candy, this year students formed a car parade and drove through Knollwood to deliver the candy. The kids stood outside their houses and received candy from Archmere students in their decorated cars as they drove by in order to social distance.
The Archmere soccer team defeated the Charter School of Wilmington 2-1 on October 2nd, in their fourth Diamond State Athletic Conference game of the season. The game was played at Charter, without spectators. The fans were loud, though, and could be heard honking their cars around the school property during the spirited matchup.
Playing before spectators for the first time in 2020, the Archmere Field Hockey team extended their winning streak to five on Friday, October 30th. Senior Elise Angiullo scored three times, helping the Auks to a 4-0 win at home. Elise's first goal came within six minutes of the start of the game. After halftime, Elise "tipped a shot by Sophia Castro into the cage with 3:41 on the clock for her second of the afternoon." The final goal of the game also came from Elise, this time on a penalty corner, and with no time left on the clock.
Archmere alumnus David Kubacki '92 facilitated a LEGO SERIOUS PLAY workshop for the Class of 2024. His company ViaDel Consulting Group works with teams to enhance their productivity. He shares his experience in using play for team building and self-reflection.
This year, Chinwendu Emedoh '23 addressed the United Nations on October 11 to virtually to share not only why it's important to cultivate girl leaders, but also how to take action so girls can empower themselves.