Culture of the Academy

December 8th, 2021 - FRPD Gang Unit Visit

Representatives from the FRPD Gang Unit visited The Academy's 10th grade students to hold a Q&A session. Over the summer, the Gang Unit, along with other FRPD officers, spent a great deal of time with students of The Academy during the B-Ball with a Cop program. 


December 8th, 2021 - Guest Speakers from the U.S Military

11th & 12th Grade Students at The Academy welcomed representatives from the National Guard and the United States Marine Corp. and engaged in meaningful discussion using questions they had prepared the previous day. Special thanks to FRPD's Ofc. Oagles for joining the workshop and adding his personal experience as a U.S Marine to the conversation. 


November 3rd, 2021 - Guest Speakers Anthony Comer & Bobby Bailey

Newly-elected School Committee member Bobby Bailey and Troy City Titans Coach Anthony Comer speak to The Academy's 11th & 12th Grade students about their successes & struggles both on and off the athletic fields. 

October 13th, 2021 - Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Through Dance

The Academy's 11th & 12th Grade students expanded their understanding of dance as a cultural cornerstone by learning to dance a traditional bachata.

October 6th, 2021 - Implicit Bias Workshops & Dodgeball with State Troopers

Friends of the Academy from the Massachusetts State Police engaged in workshops with Academy students focused on implicit bias, and ended the day with some healthy competition in a Dodgeball Tournament.