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Solar-Powered Gazebo First Step into a New Energy Future

Solar-Powered Gazebo First Step into a New Energy Future

It all started with a good deal on some solar panels, 20 to be exact, which then formed the foundation of a project that would end up involving nearly 25% of the student body. From drama and ballet students, to baseball and lacrosse players, 8th graders working side by side […]

 
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 […]

 
Solar-Powered Gazebo Ribbon Cutting

Solar-Powered Gazebo Ribbon Cutting

On Monday, May 15th, the Solar-Powered Gazebo on the South Lawn was dedicated in a ribbon cutting ceremony led by project lead Mr. Henry. The Gazebo was planned and built by Mr. Henry’s engineering classes, as well as the engineering club, engineering service group, and a large number of student […]

 
Senior Speaks Before the General Assembly

Senior Speaks Before the General Assembly

Recently, senior Jasmine Johnson spoke to the Virginia General Assembly as a representative of the 4-H program which she has been a member of for eleven years. She first joined when she was seven years old and went away to summer camp. Jasmine says that 4-H has helped to her […]

 
Engineering Students Learn About Environmental Awareness in Modern Building Design

Engineering Students Learn About Environmental Awareness in Modern Building Design

Recently, Mr. Charles Hendricks spoke to Mr. Henry’s Applied Engineering class.  Mr. Hendricks is one of the Principals of The Gaines Group Architects with offices in both Charlottesville and Harrisonburg and is a licensed Architect with the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Mr. Hendricks spoke extensively of his experiences with […]

 
Students Get a View Behind the Television Screen

Students Get a View Behind the Television Screen

The Charlottesville Newsplex hosted a grand tour for several of our students. Students learned the basics of advertising and the technological aspects to a news station. They saw the inner workings of how news is produced, reported, and aired. Students experienced the green screen, reading from a teleprompter, and seeing […]

 
MSA Service Group Invited to Attend Center for Non-Profit Excellence Luncheon

MSA Service Group Invited to Attend Center for Non-Profit Excellence Luncheon

Service group members of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, Yasmine Tyler, Olivia Jefferson, Grace Tian, Liliana Kelley-Wagner, Loicke Derquenne, and Nate Cantu led by faculty member Russell Leary and joined by Headmaster Rick France, represented Miller School at the annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon of the Center for Non-Profit […]

 
Hufnagel Invited to the White House

Hufnagel Invited to the White House

Miller School of Albemarle’s Dean of Faculty and Director of Special Programs went to Washington D.C. on Thursday, November 17 to attend the White House Convening on Opportunities for Youth to Experience the Outdoors. Peter Hufnagel was invited to the White House to engage with senior White House and Obama Administration officials […]

 
More Summer Volunteers! Rising Junior Lends Help at UVA

More Summer Volunteers! Rising Junior Lends Help at UVA

Continuing with highlighting our wonderful student summer volunteers, is rising Junior Mia Jones’ story(pictured fourth from left): “Since the beginning of June until the beginning of August, I volunteered as a junior volunteer at UVA with about 59 other teenagers from around the community. I helped in four different departments, […]

 
Rising Junior Volunteers in Community This Summer

Rising Junior Volunteers in Community This Summer

Four downtown churches in Stauton, Virginia — First Presbyterian, Central United Methodist, Emmanuel Episcopal, and Trinity Episcopal —sponsor the Helping Hands Day Camp where 100 children from around the area attend a week before school starts where “kids learn how to help others” says creator and director Betty Richmond. The camp focuses on […]