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Math Students Participate in Hour of Code Event

Math Students Participate in Hour of Code Event

On January 11th students at Miller School of Albemarle participated in an Hour of Code event during their regular math classes. The Hour of Code is a world wide initiative geared at exposing students of all ages and abilities to computer programming through fun and interactive modules that are based […]

 
Poetry Out Loud Winners Move to Next Level

Poetry Out Loud Winners Move to Next Level

Rebecca Zhao has won Miller’s school-level Poetry Out Loud competition! On Wednesday, December 9, she took the stage against seven other grade-level finalists, and with fun, lively recitations of poems by Amy Uyematsu and Eve Merriam, she won over the judges and audience alike.   Congratulations also to our runner-up Crystal Zang, who […]

 
MSA Juniors Tour Jefferson’s Monticello

MSA Juniors Tour Jefferson’s Monticello

On Tuesday, October 27, Miller juniors toured Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s historic plantation. It was a cold and misty morning on Jefferson’s “little mountain,” where students were treated to a tour of the main house, the grounds, and a reconstructed slave cabin on Mulberry Row. Students got a sense of the […]

 
MSA Students (Past and Present!) at the Va. Film Festival

MSA Students (Past and Present!) at the Va. Film Festival

On Saturday, November 7, MSA cinephiles attended the screening of the documentary, “Mully,” at the Virginia Film Festival. Directed by Miller alum Scott Haze (class of 1999), “Mully” is about a Kenyan philanthropist who rises from utter poverty, becomes a successful businessman, and devotes his life to rescuing orphans from […]

 
Four MSA Student Athletes Sign to Play Div I Sports

Four MSA Student Athletes Sign to Play Div I Sports

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) – It was signing day at The Miller School Tuesday. Four student-athletes signed national letters on intent to play sports at the division I college level. Connor Gillispie signed to play Baseball at VCU. Gillispie has a.323 batting average and has hit 39 RBI over the […]

 
Annual Writer’s Eye Competition & Visit to Fralin Museum

Annual Writer’s Eye Competition & Visit to Fralin Museum

Mr. Jay Kauffmann’s Creative Writing class recently took a field trip to The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia to participate in the museum’s annual Creative Writing competition. Now in its 29th year, Writer’s Eye is The Fralin’s annual literary competition that challenges writers of all ages, […]

 
Unique Periodic Table a Popular Project with Students

Unique Periodic Table a Popular Project with Students

Henry Mosley, the creator of the modern day periodic table arranged his periodic table by increasing atomic number. While the chemistry students at Miller School of Albemarle agree this is a great way to organize the known elements, they believe the table lacked pizazz and well, is quite frankly a […]

 
Outdoor Club Goes Caving

Outdoor Club Goes Caving

The Outdoor Club visited Kees Cave in Franklin, WV on Sunday, November 1.  The trip was guided by Lester Zook of Wild Guyde Adventures.  Students enjoyed hours of below ground exploration,  learned about cave navigation and orientation, underground safety, and tested their flexibility on some tight squeezes.  We are looking […]

 
Jefferson Scholar Rich Cifaldi Gives Lecture to 11th Graders

Jefferson Scholar Rich Cifaldi Gives Lecture to 11th Graders

In both their English and History courses, 11th-graders have been studying the writings, philosophy, and career of Thomas Jefferson. On Thursday, October 22, Rich Cifaldi, a Jefferson scholar, addressed students and faculty in a lecture that touched upon a great variety of details from his political and personal lives. The […]

 
Art Students Get Day of College Art Opportunities

Art Students Get Day of College Art Opportunities

On Friday, October 16, twelve MSA students, along with talented high school students from other local schools, attended a special Art Day at Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville, VA. The Art Day featured a variety of day-long workshops, including Printmaking, GIf Animations, Environmental Art, Clay Throwing Techniques, and Digital […]