Excel in the News – 2014
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December 2014: Excel Academy Featured in the Boston Herald
You can read the article by clicking here: “Charter Trio Helps Local Pupils Excel”
December 2014: Excel Academy Alumnus Featured in the Bay State Banner
Kevin Small, Jr., a member of the Excel Academy 8th Grade Class of 2008, was recently named to the Governor’s Youth Council and was featured in the Bay State Banner. Click here to read about Kevin.
October 2014: Three Excel Academy - East Boston Teachers are Awarded the Building Excellent Schools Excellent Schools Network Gold Standard Teaching Award
To learn more about the incredible work of our “8th Grade Dream Team” to get all students to achieve at the highest levels, read the article here.
September 2014: Excel Academy Once Again Ranks #1 on Massachusetts MCAS Exams
Searchable database provided by the Boston Globe (Excel’s 8th grade students were #1 in English and #4 in Math):
Article by the Boston Globe showing the state’s top Student Growth rates; Excel Academy – Orient Heights is on the list of schools showing the biggest gains among students.
June 2014: Excel Academy Names its First Advisory Board to Provide Counsel and Connections to Business, Government, and Philanthropy
May 2014: Excel Academy's Darren Benedick Presents the "Bring It Minute" at "Boston Ed Talks"
On May 8, 2014, Darren Benedick, Excel’s Network Health, Fitness, and Athletics Manager, delievered a talk at the Boston Foundation’s “Boston Ed Talks” about the “Bring It Minute”. You can view the video here.
May 2014: Excel - East Boston English Teacher Named Semi-Finalist for the Fishman Prize
Excel Academy – East Boston 6th Grade English teacher acknowledged by The New Teacher Project for outstanding work with low-income students: http://tntp.org/fishman-prize/winners/fishman-prize-2014