May 17, 2018

Design with Purpose

Adam Hyman, co-founder of the interior design and architecture firm Charlap Hyman & Herrero, was recently named to Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” list in the arts and style category, which presents the most promising young entrepreneurs in the fields of art and design. Adam and his business partner, Andre […]
December 21, 2017

O Captain, My Captain

In his recent book The Captain Class, Wall Street Journal Editor Sam Walker profiles the greatest sports teams of all time and identifies the qualities that made them so successful. In doing so, he reveals the surprising “hidden force that creates the world’s greatest teams.” Several coaches from Newark Academy’s […]
December 20, 2017

World-Class Studio Arts

Newark Academy has been fortunate to receive a generous bequest from the estate of David Teiger ’47 for the establishment of a world-class studio art program. Thanks to his generosity, our visual arts programs and facilities have been expanded and enhanced to offer generations of NA students an outstanding arts […]
December 20, 2017

Preserving NA’s Heritage and Legacy

At its founding, Newark Academy’s goal was to provide leaders to forge a new and emerging nation. For more than 240 years, the Academy has influenced scores of young men and women who have become highly accomplished professionals, scholars and citizens of the world. To ensure that Newark Academy’s rich […]
December 21, 2017

In the Middle of Something Great

The Newark Academy community gathered together in September as the new Wilf Middle School was officially dedicated in honor of Jane and Mark Wilf, lead donors to the Rise & Flourish campaign. Upon arriving on campus, guests were greeted by 165 Middle School students who were cheering and waving red […]
December 21, 2017

A Journey of Self-Discovery

College admissions occupies a uniquely important and often highly emotional part of the high school experience. Even the most mature seventeen and eighteen year olds struggle to marshal the wisdom and fortitude needed to remain composed during the complex years-long process, the outcome of which is inherently uncertain and public. […]
December 21, 2017

College Admissions: Alumni Spotlights on Peter Gruenberg ’81, Carly Gruenberg ’12, Nicole Curvin ’86 and Amanda Addison ’06

Peter Gruenberg ’81, Carly Gruenberg ’12 The Mock Interview “In my day, with no Internet to do research on schools, we relied heavily on a handful of college guide books,” recalls Peter Gruenberg about his college search. The admissions process today, he notes, has become much more competitive and intense, […]
December 20, 2017

Working Together to Build the Best Version of the Future

Evan Sills ’03 was one of 25 young professionals chosen to participate in a global governance think tank based in Berlin. The objective? To look ahead 10 years and recommend ways to address oncoming global challenges. It is around 1:00 a.m. in early September 2016, and I am in Tokyo […]
December 21, 2017

Come Home to NA

I’ll admit it: every time I hear Ed Sheeran’s “Castle on the Hill” on the radio, I get sentimental. (Maybe it’s some “home” song by Simon & Garfunkel, Phil Phillips, Phil Collins, P. Diddy or even Mötley Crüe that gives you that same feeling.) One of the places where I […]