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Spring Honors a Reliable Hit

Spring Honors a Reliable Hit

One of the best days of the school year at Miller is the day we hold Spring Honors, a day filled with music, art, literature, poetry, scholarship, and appreciation for the talents of our fellows. This year’s event did not disappoint, we enjoyed many poetry and short story readings, view […]

 
Author Dava Sobel Speaks About Her Latest Book

Author Dava Sobel Speaks About Her Latest Book

Science writer, Dava Sobel (who may be the only Miller visitor ever to have had an asteroid named after her) spoke to a packed auditorium about her latest book, The Glass Universe.  Ms. Sobel’s lecture was the culminating event in our Taste of Astronomy Series, which included a visit to […]

 
World Renown Violinist and Lutenist Perform for MSA Community

World Renown Violinist and Lutenist Perform for MSA Community

Our students and faculty were honored to host violinist Nicola Benedetti and lutenist Ivano Zanenghi and have them play several classical Baroque pieces and answer questions this past Wednesday. Ms. Benedetti is one of the most sought after violinists of her generation. Her ability to captivate audiences with her innate […]

 
Spring Honors 2016

Spring Honors 2016

April  8th saw one of the best days of the academic year, Spring Honors. A day in which we recognize the special academic and artistic endeavors of our students. School-wide all grades are encouraged to enter research papers, poetry, fiction, photography, artistic works, and woodworking projects, as well as perform […]

 
Alumnus S. Ross Browne Returns as Spring Honors Judge

Alumnus S. Ross Browne Returns as Spring Honors Judge

Alumnus S. Ross Browne was on campus Thursday to again graciously judge MSA student artwork for Spring Honors. Mr. Browne is a 1987 graduate of Miller School of Albemarle.  After attending VCU where he majored in Communication Art and Design–and studying Photography at the Corcoran School of the Arts in […]

 
Three MSA Students are Finalists in Writing Contest

Three MSA Students are Finalists in Writing Contest

Three students from Mr Jay Kauffmann’s Creative Writing class were finalists in the Virginia Festival of the Book Teen Writing Contest: Luca Delgado, Taylor Parsons and Piper Hawley-Hayes. All three were invited to give a reading at the Virginia Festival of the Book and were published in the Crossroads IV anthology from The […]

 
World-Class Violinist Ray Chen Visits MSA

World-Class Violinist Ray Chen Visits MSA

We were honored to have world-class violinist Ray Chen performed at the Miller School of Albemarle on Wednesday and to talk to our student body about music and life. He was enthusiastically received and everyone wanted to have their picture taken with him! Why would teenagers treat a classical violinist […]

 
Maria Nimmo Represents MSA at Regionals of National Shakespeare Competition

Maria Nimmo Represents MSA at Regionals of National Shakespeare Competition

On Saturday, February 13, tenth-grader Maria Nimmo represented Miller School of Albemarle at the regional round of the National Shakespeare Competition, sponsored by the English-Speaking Union of Charlottesville. The event was held at the Blackfriars Playhouse, the world-renowned home of the American Shakespeare Center. On an Elizabethan-era replica stage, Maria […]

 
Kung Fu Team Performs Lion Dance for Lunar New Year

Kung Fu Team Performs Lion Dance for Lunar New Year

                      Ms. Sarah Goodbar’s Kung Fu class performed a traditional Lion Dance in honor of the Lunar New Year on Monday. Students Madeline Nichols, Liliana Kelley-Wagner, and Martin Hu spent many hours of hard work learning the dance, which is […]

 
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 […]