taking learning personally

The intent of this blog is to provide a format for various members of the Elgin Academy community to showcase our unique learning environment. We hope you enjoy these stories.


Elgin Academy Is Inspiring Students to Become our Creative, Courageous, and Compassionate Future

featuring Seth Hanford

Join Head of School, Seth Hanford, as he talks about the Elgin Academy mission at the September meeting of the Parent Association. Elgin Academy is inspiring students to become our creative, courageous, and compassionate future. He begins by talking about creativity.


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Elgin Academy Is Inspiring Students to Become our Creative, Courageous, and Compassionate Future

featuring Seth Hanford

Join Head of School, Seth Hanford, as he talks about the Elgin Academy mission at the September meeting of the Parent Association. Elgin Academy is inspiring students to become our creative, courageous, and compassionate future. He begins by talking about creativity.

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Elgin Academy Middle & Upper School Music Students Present Beauty of the Earth

Directed by Maria Cinquemani Thomas

On Thursday, December 14th, Middle and Upper School Choirs presented their winter choral program, Beauty of the Earth. The concert features holiday carols and the choral work Missa Gaia or Earth Mass. This intricate work takes elements from the traditional structure of the Catholic Mass and juxtaposes them with original compositions celebrating the beauty of the earth and at times incorporate animal songs or calls recorded in the wild.


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