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Final 2016-2017 Academic Awards Ceremony Celebrated

Final 2016-2017 Academic Awards Ceremony Celebrated

THE FINAL 2016 – 2017 YEAR AWARDS Art: JULIA MONTEIRO MARTINS Biology: JUNXI “SWARLER” FENG Chemistry: MENGUI “ZOE” DING Design/Build: WANYI “REBECCA ZHAO Engineering: ALMERO HENNING English: GUS MYERS French: AMANDA HISTAND History: TIAN “TIM” ZHAO Latin: PENGHUI ZHONG Mathematics: BOWEN “BETSY” FU Music/Singing: PIPER HAWLEY-HAYES Photography: ZIWEI “SHARON” XU Physics: ADAM […]

 
Maria Nimmo Places 3rd at Regional Shakespeare Competition!

Maria Nimmo Places 3rd at Regional Shakespeare Competition!

Junior Maria Nimmo has won third place at the regional level of the National Shakespeare Competition! Having honed her Shylock monologue from last week’s school competition, and having added the wry Sonnet 151 to her repertoire, Maria took to the stage at Blackfriars Theatre on Saturday, February 4. She was up against the best […]

 
Bardfest!

Bardfest!

With our school-wide Shakespeare unit in full swing, all students memorized and recited a monologue of their choice during classroom competitions held this and last week. On Friday, January 27, the finalists met on stage in the Chapel for a Battle of The Bard! Congratulations to our winner Maria Nimmo, […]

 
MSA Poetry Out Loud Competition!

MSA Poetry Out Loud Competition!

Senior Deja Canter (right) has won Miller’s school-level Poetry Out Loud competition! On Friday, December 2, she took the stage against eight other grade-level finalists, and with subtle, stealthy recitations of poems by Rita Mae Reese and Chase Twichell, she won over the judges and audience alike. Congratulations also to […]

 
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 […]

 
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, […]

 
El día de los muertos

El día de los muertos

El día de los muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a day to remember and honor those who have passed away.  It is celebrated on the Catholic holiday, All Saint’s Day, November 1st and 2nd.  The 1st is devoted to “los angelitos”, or the “little angels”, children who have […]