At the Academy at Penguin Hall, young women are given the wonderful opportunity to take risks, grow, and flourish in a safe and supportive environment. With a student-centered approach and interdisciplinary learning, students are encouraged [...]
International recording star and saxophone player for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Grace Kelly, recently came to APH, and our students were overjoyed. Whether she is playing the saxophone as part of the band on the Stephen Colbert Show or speaking to thousands in her sold-out concerts or speaking to our group of students, Grace Kelly’s enthusiasm and love for music is contagious. Grace’s journey to becoming a professional musician was very relatable to our students, as she grew up nearby in Brookline, MA and began playing clarinet, and then saxophone, at the age of 10.
When APH students in Ms. Ali Souris’ Sociology class received a letter from Emily Karwoski, a social worker at a Partial Hospitalization Program in Beverly, they were challenged to consider the social issues present in America today.