Strawberry Fields Forever

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Tucked away in the rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is a strawberry field that seems to go on forever. Mr. Celella took his advisory group there to pick fresh strawberries and to spend the afternoon outdoors relaxing in the spring sunshine.

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Advisory groups at MSA are one of the hallmarks of the student-life program. Students are assigned an advisor when they enroll at MSA, and they typically remain in the same advisory group throughout their time on the Hill.

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In addition to annual outings like strawberry picking, advisory groups meet regularly in morning assembly, lunch, and weekly advisor meetings. The advisory system provides students an additional support system and a social group at school.

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MSA is proud to be a small school where dynamic interactions between our teachers and students flourish into strong mentor-mentee relationships. The advisory system and trips like the one this week to Chiles Orchard help to facilitate this.

MSA is proud to be a small school where dynamic interactions between our teachers and students flourish into strong mentor-mentee relationships. The advisory system and trips like the one this week to Chiles Orchard help to facilitate this.

Like the strawberry fields, the friendships formed and mentor-mentee relationships built with the advisory system do, in fact, go on forever.

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