Founder’s Day 2013 was a time to celebrate both the past
and the future of The Academy. The day was honored with a
Revolutionary drill reenactment, student presentations, luncheon with
keynote address, fine and performing art open studios, an alumni art
show with opening reception, and a live concert in the evening.
Carved in 1708 by John Hartshorn, the milestone has been an important campus landmark throughout the Academy’s history. John Dummer commissioned this milestone to be carved and, breaking with Puritan tradition, chose to publicize his role in the installation of the carved stone. This caused a rivalry with another local family, the Sewalls, who commissioned t […]
On Sunday, May 27, The Governor’s Academy held its 255th Commencement exercises, celebrating the graduation of 120 seniors. After receiving their diplomas in front of family and friends, graduates spent a few minutes celebrating with faculty and classmates on the lawn in front of the historic Little Red Schoolhouse, then friends joined hands and took a metap […]
Each May, senior students present the independent projects they have been working on for the spring semester during the Senior Spring Term Symposium. Last week, these seniors presented their work to the Governor’s community in the Cobb and Perry Rooms. SSTP offers an opportunity for seniors to pursue a passion in the spring of their final year at the Academy […]