Falmouth Academy

Falmouth Academy

Falmouth Academy is hosting its fall admissions open house on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. at its Highfield Drive campus. There will be student-guided tours and presentations from faculty.

Falmouth Academy is a co-ed, independent day school for students in grades seven through 12. For more information about the open house or to arrange a visit to Falmouth Academy, contact director of admissions Mike Earley at 508-457-9696 or via email at mearley@falmouthacademy.org or visit falmouthacademy.org.

Falmouth Academy Info Night

Falmouth Academy will host an information session for Martha’s Vineyard families on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center.

Falmouth Academy News

Stephen A. Duffy has been named the next head of school at Falmouth Academy by a unanimous vote of the school’s board of trustees. Currently, Mr. Duffy is upper school principal of Rutgers Preparatory School in Somerset, N.J. He will assume the Falmouth Academy position on July 1, 2014.

Falmouth Academy Eighth Grade Graduation Party

The parents and students of the Vineyard contingent of eighth graders attending Falmouth Academy held a graduation party for themselves at the Chilmark Community Center on Friday night, June 7. As perhaps the largest class ever of students commuting to the mainland for two school years, they gained a reputation among fellow commuters for their pleasant demeanor, high spirits and generally good behavior.

Headmaster's List

David C. Faus, headmaster of Falmouth Academy, has announced the headmaster’s list for the first trimester of the 2012-2013 academic year.

Class of 2015 honors go to: Aidan Huntington of West Tisbury.

Falmouth Academy Test

On Saturday, Jan. 26, Falmouth Academy will host its annual scholarship exam. The top four scorers on the exam will receive $3,000 scholarships for their first year at Falmouth Academy.

The day will also include a student panel discussion and faculty forum. Guests will have the chance to discuss the academic, social and extracurricular life of the school with students.

The scholarship exam is optional. Falmouth Academy also has an extensive need-based financial aid program that is independent of the exam.

Vineyard Seniors Graduate from Falmouth Academy

Vineyard Seniors Graduate

From Falmouth Academy

Four students from the Vineyard are graduating in the class of 2008 at Falmouth Academy.

They are Regina Maree Antolick, the daughter of Tom and Marie Antolick of Edgartown; Melora Marie Giles Armstead, the daughter of Kenneth Armstead and Lorna Giles of Edgartown, Christian Meigs Cabral, the son of Doug and Molly Cabral of Chilmark; and Zuzana Sottova, who is from Bardejov, Slovakia, and has lived this year with the Mark and Kim Baumhofer family in Vineyard Haven.

Falmouth Academy Honors

Falmouth Academy Honors

Seventy-nine students were named to the Falmouth Academy Headmaster’s List for the third trimester of the 2007-2008 academic year. To be named to the list, students must earn at least three As in their five core subjects and have no grade lower than a B minus.

National Honor for Tisbury Teen at Falmouth Academy

Vineyard Haven resident Clea C. Baumhofer is one of three Falmouth Academy seniors named a semifinalist in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship program.

Clea, the daughter of Kim and Mark Baumhofer, has been at Falmouth Academy since seventh grade. She is a member of the National Honor Society and of the Falmouth Academy orchestra, where she plays the violin. She also plays basketball and has acted in several school drama productions. She is one of six members of the Falmouth Academy remotely operated vehicle team.

Islanders Make Headmaster’s List at Falmouth Academy

Nine students from Martha’s Vineyard were named to the Headmaster’s List at Falmouth Academy for the second trimester of the 2009-2010 academic year. These students earned at least three As and had no grade lower than a B-minus:

Twelfth grade: Clea Baumhofer, of Vineyard Haven; Lily Cronig, of West Tisbury; and Lagan Trieschmann, of Vineyard Haven.

Eleventh grade: Emelia Armstead, of Edgartown.

Eighth grade: Julia Guérin, of Edgartown; Nathaniel Horwitz, of Vineyard Haven; and Jacqueline Menton, of Vineyard Haven.

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