Academic News

A Midsummer Night's Dream


Friday, November 3rd and Saturday, November 4th

Tickets for the Upper School fall play, A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, are now available for purchase.  This light-hearted comedy features mischievous fairies, quarreling lovers, and a group of bumbling actors trying to put on a play for the wedding of a Duke.  

Performances are in the Kimball Street Theatre on Friday, November 3, 7:00 p.m. (PACK event!) and Saturday, November 4, 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for students when purchased in advance online. Tickets are a $1.00 more at the door.

Order tickets today!


National Merit Scholars

We are pleased to announce that Simon Balisi, Karan Gowda, and Pranav Sai have been named Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program. They placed in the top three percent of the 1.6 million juniors from more than 22,000 high schools nationwide.

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2017 Advanced Placement Scholars

We salute the students from the Classes of 2017 and 2018 whose performance on last spring's AP exams earned them the designation of AP Scholar. The AP Scholar Awards are academic distinctions that students may cite among their credentials on applications, and résumés.

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MS Students Provide Disaster Relief

The Middle School would like to thank everyone in the EA community for contributing to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund with your donations of school supplies and purchases at the Middle School Bake Sale. Thanks to your generous contributions, we were able to fill 25 backpacks for Tyrrell Elementary School in Port Arthur, Texas.

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Two National Merit Semi-Finalists

Benjamin Simon and Prudhvie Gudapati have been named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) for their excellence in academic performance.

"The EA community is proud of these two young men who have been recognized by the National Merit Program," said Doug Sept, Director of the Upper School. "Their selection represents the culmination of many years of dedication to their academics and is a testament to their natural gifts. Here, at Elgin Academy, they have contributed as thinkers and doers and they represent Hilltoppers who have worked to their fullest potential."

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