Yesterday, Penguin Hall welcomed Dr. Nerissa Kreher as a guest speaker for our Women in Leadership Speaker Series. Dr. Kreher is an accomplished physician executive and pediatric endocrinologist with strong biotech experience in Clinical Development and Medical Affairs.
For their culminating project, Dr. Kimberley invited students to create memorials that commemorate the history of racial slavery. She tasked students with understanding the concept of historical memory; exploring the complex decision making processes behind designing a memorial; examining the role of memorials in shaping historical memory of racial slavery; and using diverse forms of expression to memorialize racial slavery.
APH 9th graders in World Humanities read the first play of the trilogy, "Agamemnon", together and then broke into groups for a creative assignment. Each group put their own spin on the tragic play and presented it in a totally different style, from a rap video to a reality TV show!
February 3 is a day of observance and celebration for the positive impact that sports have on girls and women. This is a special day for The Academy at Penguin Hall as we recognize the advancement of three of our own outstanding athletes.