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A Rigorous College Prep Curriculum
Archmere’s rigorous college preparatory program challenges students to expand their thinking, sharpen their skills, take ownership of their learning potential, and explore new opportunities that empower them to reach an unprecedented level of personal distinction and achievement.
 
Committed, Caring, Credentialed Teachers
Archmere’s greatest asset is its committed faculty, an experienced, credentialed, and talented group of women and men dedicated to academic excellence. In the classroom, faculty members focus on a challenging college-prep curriculum dedicated to developing critical thinking skills, intellectual questioning and academic discipline.
 
The faculty engage students on a personal level in a small, encouraging setting, and teachers help guide the students to become organized, self-motivated, and ultimately, independent learners. Teachers are accessible throughout the school day, before school, during school free periods and after school until 4:30 p.m.
 
Archmere faculty members are also actively engaged in the students’ lives outside the classroom. Teachers serve as academic advisers, mentors, activity moderators and athletic coaches, helping students to envision a world that extends their values beyond the classrooms.
"I took advantage of the many AP courses offered at Archmere. As a result of a rigorous schedule, I entered college as a sophomore. I found the classwork at one of the top 10 schools in the nation to be 'less' demanding than my courses at Archmere, and I was tremendously well-prepared for my future academic career. I cannot possibly imagine any other school delivering an even remotely-comparable experience."
- Archmere Alumni Survey

Classroom News

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  • September 2017

    Spring Break in COSTA RICA!

    The Science Department is pleased to announce that this Spring Break, students can travel to Costa Rica. Students will have a wide range of activities: hiking in both a cloud forest and a tropical rain forest with great biodiveristy of both flora and fauna, white-water rafting and smooth water boat trip, learning about volcanoes as we hike on slopes of both an active and an extinct volcano, and zip-lining. We'll be staying in beautiful accommodations with delicious food. Participants can practice their Spanish with our English-speaking naturalist guide. Students can get information from their science teacher and parents can send questions to Dr. Christy: jchristy@archmereacademy.com.  

    Boys' Soccer Team Holds Fundraiser To Play at Talen Energy Stadium

    This year the Archmere Boys' Soccer team will be playing at Talen Energy Stadium, home of the Philadelphia Union, versus conference foe Charter School of Wilmington on Tuesday, October 10th at 7pm. Attendance and parking for this event are free. In order to support this event, and for the future possibility for such an event for the soccer program, we invite you to join Archmere Soccer at the Sunday, October 1st home Philadelphia Union game (1pm start, the day after homecoming). Tickets can be ordered through the following link http://www.groupmatics.events/archmereacademy  Order deadline is September 29th and tickets will be available at will call. If you are unable to attend this event and would like to still support our efforts, tickets can be ordered for the other Union home games. Please contact Mr. Jon Jezyk at Jjezyk@archmereacademy.com for details. 

    2017-2018 Archmere Mastersingers Announced

    Congratulations to the members of the 2017-2018 Mastersingers. The following students have been chosen to be part of this year's group:

    Soprano
    Bella Abbrescia (I) ‘19
    *Gianna Abbrescia (II) ‘21
    Katherine Alberta (I) ‘19 
    Danielle Cuoco (II) ‘18
    *Madison Downey (1) ‘20
    Maxine Hendrix (II)’19
    Sophia Liston (II)’20
    Kyla McAvinue (I) ‘19
     
    Alto
    *Elise Brady (II) ‘20
    Natasha Gengler (II) ‘18
    Emily Lugg (I) ‘19
    Annie Martino (I) ‘18
    Gia Mariano (I) ‘18
    *Kayla Thompson (I) ‘19
    *Julia Prendergast (II) ‘19
    Alisa Yakovenko (II) ‘18

    Tenor
    Jack deBruin  ‘18
    *Joseph Marino ‘21
    Rilely McAvinue  ‘20
    *Jacob Meredith ’20
    *Matthew Specht ‘19 
    Matthew Witterholt  ‘19
     
    Bass
    Patrick Beck (II) ‘18
    *Bennett Brooks (I) ‘21
    *David Demnicki (II) ‘19
    Michael Devine (I) ‘18
    *Max Iacono (I) ‘21
    Anthony Penna (II) ‘19
    Jack Prosceno (I) ‘18
    *Joseph Raziano (II) ‘21

    * New Member

    Andrew Cocco '04, Director of Archmere Admissions, Presents at the NAIS-SSS Financial Aid Conference

    Archmere Academy's Director of Admissions, Mr. Andrew Cocco '04, was chosen to present this month at the 6th Annual NAIS-SSS Financial Aid Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The NAIS-SSS Financial Aid Conference brings together hundreds of financial aid professionals from around the country and world to connect, share, and learn how to make better awarding decisions. 

    The goal is to arm participants with the tools, strategies, and networking needed to tackle the financial aid issues that many schools are faced with. The conference includes 31 breakout sessions, inspiring keynoters, and opportunities to connect with financial aid peers. Mr. Cocco presented Tuesday, September 12th on "Making Strategic Financial Aid Decisions Using a Net Tuition Revenue Model". 

    Painting by Ms. Maia Palmer Showased in the NAEA Studio & Gallery 

    Bottles in Bangkok, an oil painting by Archmere art teacher Maia Palmer, has been selected by the National Art Education Association as a "showcased" artwork. The National Art Education Association is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators. Ms. Plamer's painting was one of 65 artworks selected out of 422 submissions. It will be showcased in the NAEA Studio & Gallery from October 1, 2017 through April 15, 2018



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