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Investing in a More Sustainable Future

As Newark Academy formulates its next strategic plan, the school continues to uphold the importance of education about sustainability within the student experience. Inspired by Newark Academy’s efforts to create a more ecological and economically vital society, the Martini Education and Opportunity Trust (MEOT), has graciously contributed a very generous grant to NA’s Faculty Innovation… Read more »

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Marjorie (Margie) Jameson’s ’77 Newark Academy memories are vivid and ever-present in her home. Margie has saved and curated momentos from her NA school days, including those from her mother’s volunteer leadership as a member of the 200th anniversary committee. When Margie’s mother, Sandra Selfridge Lopus Harvey, passed away in January 2022, Margie sought an… Read more »

Leveling the Playing Field

Even as a young student at Newark Academy, Dr. Lesly A. D’Ambola ’78 was interested in finding ways to reconnect the Academy with its origin city of Newark — also her hometown. In fact, she dedicated her senior project to that aim, which culminated in a slideshow of the city to her classmates. She was… Read more »

Pulitzer Prize Winner Salamishah Tillet Kicks Off NA’s 250th School Year

On Wednesday, September 7, Newark Academy kicked off its historic 250th school year with its traditional Convocation ceremony featuring a keynote address by Dr. Salamishah Tillet ’92, a Pulitzer Prize winner, scholar, writer and activist. During her keynote speech, Dr. Tillet encouraged Newark Academy students to embrace life’s messiness and to be excited about what… Read more »

Newark Academy Features “The Many Faces of Newark” Exhibit

Newark Academy is showing a body of work by Newark-based artist, Chrystofer Davis, at the David Teiger ’47 Gallery for Studio Arts at NA through November 17, 2023. In honor of Newark Academy’s 250th anniversary, the school chose to showcase Davis’s exhibit, “The Many Faces of Newark,” to pay homage to its origin city of… Read more »

NA’s “250” formation featured on News 12!

On Thursday, October 5, over 800 Newark Academy students, faculty and staff joined together to form the number “250” in honor of the school’s historic anniversary. A time lapse video of the number formation was featured on News 12 New Jersey’s “Jersey Proud” segment here.