An independent school established in 2009 and now serving grades 8-12, Middleburg Academy is on a mission to meet the needs of students living in a changing world. You may have heard of the acronym S.T.E.M., the latest buzzword in education and part of an initiative to bring science, technology, engineering and math to the forefront of student learning.
The 2016 volleyball season has now come and gone. The Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association and the Washington Post both recently released the year-end accolades and Middleburg Academy’s team received multiple honors.
For Middleburg Academy sophomore blocker Chelsea Penfield, there’s nothing like a good swing at the net. She can feel it in her legs, she says, when the ball arrives on time from her setter, when she’s around the other team’s block, when the defense has left a gap open for her to smash the ball through.
Andrew Corum, Bryan Cutlip, Jonathan Lee, Alan Salacain, and Christian Sweazie are traveling to Coco Beach, Florida to attend this year’s Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge. As student engineers and founders of MA Technologies, they are presenting their Elektrex design to a panel of experts in the Energy and Environment category of the competition.