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October 24, 2019

One of the things that makes Socrates Academy unique is our families. When we asked Socrates student, Clare Jackson and her Mother, Melissa about their family they shared their experiences living with exchange students with us.

SA: What is unique about your family?

Clare: My family fosters young children and have adopted...

April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019

Dear Socrates Parents/Guardians:

We are excited about the wonderful things that are happening at Socrates Academy this school year! During the 2017-18 school year, we experienced success in several areas. For the 2017-18 school year, we earned the National Blue Ribbon for Exemplary High Performance. We rece...

March 11, 2019

From Hurricanes Florence and Michael to winter storms, the past few months in North Carolina weather has been hectic. While many people are looking forward to sun-filled days and counting down the days to spring break, severe weather season is here and now is the time to prepare. To encourage North Carolinians to prepa...

March 7, 2019

Dear Socrates Academy Parents:

In its January meeting, the Curriculum Committee (CC) discussed the merits of a possible addition to the existing K-8 classes. The impetus of this discussion came from a series of conversations across meetings about the challenges that the school and teachers face with the need to admit ne...

February 4, 2019

Chinese New Year is one of three major Chinese festivals each year (Chinese New Year新年, Dragon Boat Festival (端午节and Moon Festival中秋节). Chinese New Year is also known as Spring Festival (春节chūn jié) and is based on lunar calendar, so the date varies each year. The first day of the Chinese New Year falls on the new moon...

January 31, 2019

Dear Socrates Academy Families and Friends, 

Thank you for your ongoing support to the Socrates Academy Annual Fund! Your Annual Fund Gift will have a positive and meaningful impact on the lives of our Socrates Scholars. Will you please join the many parents, staff, and board members who have already contributed to this...

       I think Socrates Academy won the National Blue Ribbon because of our high level of student achievements in the 2017-2018 school year. We have also been marked as a top school for many years and we have won numerous awards. This school has a multi-cultural academic program which fosters critical thinking. I think...

January 9, 2019

Socrates Academy has been an honor school since its early years. An “Honor School of Excellence”. There was no doubt that we had some of the most supportive and hard-working teachers in the country, some of the most devoted students who had a passion for learning, and parents who had wished to see a bright future for t...

November 28, 2018

Teachers teach, because they love the kids… and they love their subject. As such, we like to empower each other when opportunity arises. This opportunity came to me recently when I was chosen to be a Lead Teacher in a national program called Beyond Benign.  According to their website, “the mission of Beyond Benign is t...

November 5, 2018

We all look forward to hearing how our children’s day went when we see them at the end of their day. We’ve been separated from them for almost 8 hours after all. When asked, “How was your day?”, many of our kids respond with “Good, fine”, or even a non-committal grunt. Some of us don’t have this issue at all, (I’m look...

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