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Posted Friday, Sep 13, 2019 1:21:00 PM
Five years ago, the Drama Fun Club started with eight students but Wednesday, there were easily more than two dozen waiting for teacher Michelle Riggle on the steps of the Lower School. For the past two years, Drama Fun is also often the first activity filled on the roster, and Michelle says it's because the club gives our younger learners the chance to relax, have fun, and use their imagination. Read More...
Posted Friday, Sep 13, 2019 1:09:00 PM
Some changes this year are big, some small - but either way, all have made a "huge difference" in the development of our Theatre program, says drama teacher Megan Elliot. The switch from semester to year-long classes is a change in the "big" category, and Megan says that it has allowed each of her beginning, intermediate, and advanced groups to become its own ensemble. Some will be actors, some painters, or set builders, but all will be able to individually explore the parts they like best, and see how they all fit together to deliver a cohesive production. Read More...
Posted Friday, Aug 30, 2019 4:00:00 PM
A professional development opportunity in Maine gave Will Thayer, John Riggle, and Verian Tuttle the chance this summer to look at using meaningful conversation and feedback to develop relationships between colleagues and with students.
Posted Friday, Aug 23, 2019 3:44:00 PM
Summer reading opportunities for faculty and staff have continued to fuel deeper discussions on growth, reflection, and examining what we do in our classrooms, along with why we do it.
Posted Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 7:00:00 PM
For the past two years, life coach Dave Mochel has worked with our faculty on building a culture of mindfulness and this week – at the invitation of Head of School Liz Morrison - helped add another layer to the conversation by opening it up to Middle and Upper School Student Council members.
Posted Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 11:34:00 AM
From casting and costumes, media, promotion, to practicing lines and acting on stage, our theatre program offers gives students the chance to really find their niche in theatre. What makes the experience even more valuable, however, is the International Thespian Society's annual summer trip to New York, where time spent behind the curtain at some of the city's top-tier productions gives them the opportunity to connect what they've learned to what they could become.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 9:10:41 AM
This past weekend, the Antilles High School sailing team traveled to the Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Florida for the South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association (SAISA) District Team Race Qualifier. By winning this regatta, Antilles secured a spot at Baker team race nationals next month in Portland, Maine.
Posted Friday, Mar 29, 2019 2:58:00 PM
Help us crunch the numbers: Antilles mathletes took seven of eight top territorial Mathcounts spots, and swept the top four. Yes! You guessed it - that means we have an all-Hurricanes team heading to the national competition in May!
Posted Friday, Mar 15, 2019 12:36:00 PM
Inviting Middle and Upper Schoolers to participate Friday in a nation-wide Fight Apathy campaign. our Junior Statesmen of America leaders hoped to spark conversation between peers about the things that matter most to them. On island, JSA's chapter is headed by Janae Boschulte '21 and Leila Habib '21, who helped distribute stickers to students this morning that read "I believe in..." Anyone wearing a sticker was encouraged to finish the sentence by jotting down what they're most passionate about and, after morning assembly, share what they wrote with two friends. Read more...
Posted Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 8:39:44 PM
Antilles seniors Maggie Huang '19 and Grace Randall '19 are now both finalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program! Both were also recognized this year as Advanced Placement Scholars, and U.S. Presidential Scholar nominees along with Sharan Chawla '19. Read more...
Posted Friday, Mar 1, 2019 12:35:00 PM
While the theme of our annual Black History Month celebration varies, it has continued over the past decade to include storytellers, musicians, re-enactments, biographies, student-produced videos, and poetry recitations that honor the accomplishments and legacies of impactful African-Americans. The addition of a special art exhibit also gave students this year the chance to explore themes such as unity and equality, while expressing their hopes for the future. Read more...
Posted Friday, Mar 1, 2019 11:01:00 AM
Several of our Middle and Upper School students have already joined the more than two million people across the world that are licensed ham radio operators and with the creation of a new club on campus, they have the chance to practice their skills and teach others as well. Read more...
Posted Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 10:52:00 PM
John Riggle brought the Poetry Out Loud program to Antilles in 2009 and over the past decade, has put two VI contestants onto the national stage, and helped hundreds more discover the world of great poetry while offering them a platform for building confidence, public speaking skills, and self-expression. Read more...
Posted Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 10:34:58 PM
Cultivating a love of the theatre that can be used to bring communities together is the mission behind Megan Elliot's drama program, which took another leap forward this week with the induction of 10 more students into the School's chapter of the International Thespian Honor Society. Read more...
Posted Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 10:31:53 PM
On Saturday, March 9, we invite you to join us for The Maritime Ball - a new take on our traditional Spring Gala! You won't want to miss this elegant evening filled with food tastings, live entertainment, an exciting live auction and, starting at 9M, the sounds of Manhattan Band! We'll keep you posted on all the details - but in the meantime, lock down your tickets down today. Read more...
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