Bond of Brothers Blog

Everything A Boy Needs to Know He Can Learn at the Tour de L’Academy
  • Child Development
  • How Boys Learn
  • Leadership

One of the most beloved, time-honored traditions here at SAA is the first grade Tour de L’Academy Bike Race, a unique experience inspired by the Tour de’ France that has impacted well-over 600 young Academy boys since its inception in 1989.

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Morning Meetings - Not Just for Grown Ups Anymore
  • Academics
  • Admissions
  • Child Development

It is 9:00 am and the Pre-K cottage comes to life. Boys boisterously pour in to the classroom from P.E. ready and eager to start their day. The hallway fills as boys begin to complete their morning tasks of hanging up backpacks and emptying folders.

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Leadership Opportunities Begin Here
  • Admissions
  • Child Development
  • Leadership

For a century, the Military Program has provided Academy boys an outlet for leadership opportunities. The program’s goals, developmentally appropriate for 3rd through 8th grade, are based on our school’s traditions and Social Emotional Learning (SEL)* competencies. 

  • Bond of Brothers
  • team building
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Kickball: Lessons Learned on the Playground
  • Child Development
  • How Boys Learn

Drive past the SAA primary playground on any given weekday afternoon, and you’ll be sure to find a group of boys actively playing one of their favorite games―KICKBALL! To boys, it’s just a fun way to compete with friends. But, to teachers...it’s an opportunity to put social/emotional learning into practice.

  • Bond of Brothers
  • kindness
  • social emotional learning
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