Monthly Archives: February 2015

Ware Academy Admissions Season Opens for 2015-2016 School Year

Ware Academy is pleased to announce that admissions for the 2015-2016 academic year are now open. Founded in 1949 and located just one mile from Gloucester, Va.’s historic courthouse district, Ware Academy offers education for 3-year-olds enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten studies through Eighth Grade. “I could not be more proud to be a part of such […]

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Ware Academy Proudly Offers Founders’ Scholarship for the 2015-2016 School Year

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Ware Academy is pleased to announce it will offer a Founders’ Scholarship covering half of the tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year to one rising Sixth Grader. The scholarship will be available for renewal to the winning recipient through Eighth Grade. Created in 2005, the Founders’ Scholarship was named in honor of the original founders […]

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Ware Academy Adopts Accelerated Reader Program

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“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” –Maya Angelou It’s a fact. Ware Academy faculty members promote a love of reading across the campus, from the library to homeroom, from science to language arts. Now, teachers […]

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Ware Academy Student Cookie Sales Support Capes For Five TinySuperheroes

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Though little, TinySuperheroes are mighty, and with the help of Ware Academy students, five children battling congenital heart defects, cancer, Autism or other rare diseases, now wear superhero capes that showcase their strength and determination to overcome what’s debilitating them. During the first half of this academic year, Ware Academy’s Third Grade class baked nearly […]

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Ware Academy’s 2015 Living Wax Museum A Success

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On Monday, February 23, Ware Academy’s lower school transformed the gym into a living wax museum. The Third and Fourth Grade students recently concluded a research project about historical figures and the Fifth Grade students completed their studies on famous authors. As the culminating activity, students dressed up as the individual they researched and posed […]

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Ware Academy to Host Pi Day 5K

Ware Academy is pleased to announce it will host runners and walkers of all paces on campus March 14 for its first Pi Day 5K. In true Pi style, the run will kick off at 9:26 a.m. and will wind through the Gloucester independent school’s campus along grassy and wooded trails. Awards will be distributed […]

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2015 Rube Goldberg Projects

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Each year, the students in the Eighth Grade tackle the challenge of creating a Rube Goldberg project in Science class. Rube Goldberg (1883-1970) was a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, sculptor and author. Rube was born in San Francisco on July 4, 1883. After graduating from the University of California Berkeley with a degree in engineering, […]

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Ware Academy’s January Surf Report

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Understanding the environmental influences on young children’s behavior, campus happenings, academic activities from across the school, athletics, WAPA news and details about the upcoming Pi Day 5K! The Ware Academy January 2015 Surf Report is full of information! Read the complete Ware Academy January Surf Report, our monthly school newsletter, here, or click the image […]

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Lower School Donates Art to Care Clinic and Kicks Off Dental Collection Campaign

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Kay Bradley, the Director of the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic (formerly the “Free Clinic”) visited Ware Academy in January 2015 during its weekly school assembly to receive four framed pieces of artwork made by the Lower School students. Students created tooth-themed art for the new wing of the clinic that will service patients and their […]

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