Pyramid Challenge

Students participated in a stem activity as apart of the "Ancient Egypt" unit. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

2019-02-06T09:49:26-04:00January 23rd, 2019|

High School Pie Face pt. 2

As the tradition continues, high school students who maintained an average of a B or higher as well as a positive status were given the opportunity to pie a staff member of their choice in the face. Four students also volunteered to allow Ms. Eisenhour, whose last day is today due to maternity leave, to pie them in the face. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

2019-01-20T22:34:03-04:00January 18th, 2019|

Sweaters, Trees, Houses and Doors!

Capital Academy is bursting with holiday spirit! Through out the month of December students and staff prepared for the winter holidays and spread holiday cheer! Students enjoyed a trip to a local tree farm to pick out a fresh cut tree to decorate the lobby! Gingerbread houses were adorned with sweet treats (and maybe a few were eaten)! Staff and students participated in a door decorating contest. We are all awaiting the reveal of this years winner! Stay tuned! Staff donned their" ugliest" sweaters. The holiday season is certainly in full swing at Capital Academy this year! [...]

2019-01-19T14:13:57-04:00December 14th, 2018|

Antique Auto Museum

Students attended a field trip to the Antique Auto Museum in Hershey, PA. Students were able to explore numerous vintage vehicle displays and interactive exhibits featuring cars, buses, motorcycles, and other automobiles from the 1890s through the 1980s. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

2019-01-06T20:48:40-04:00December 14th, 2018|

Big Buddy Program

The implementation of the "Big Buddy Program" began today. The purpose of the program is to pair elementary students who are doing well with a high school student who is interested in a possible career in the education field, or who simply enjoys helping the little guys. Here, elementary students are working on Desert Ecosystems with the guidance of our high school helpers.

2018-12-15T00:00:59-04:00December 7th, 2018|

Thanksgiving Feast

On Tuesday, November 20th Capital Academy held a Thanksgiving Feast for students, parents, staff, and stakeholders. Our previous Chef provided the delicious food. He used to work in our school kitchen prior to becoming an independent restauranteur. Staff, parents and students were able to enjoy and meal and conversation over the two hour feast!

2018-12-14T11:36:27-04:00November 30th, 2018|

Meatball Madness

As part of a Math intervention lesson, and as a Spaghetti win for positive students, Mr. Hedash's homeroom worked diligently to create meatballs from scratch. The students utilized their measurement skills to ensure the correct consistency for consumption.

2018-12-14T11:29:53-04:00November 30th, 2018|

Pie to the Face!

High School students, as well as one very well behaved "little," who were on Student Government and maintained a B average for the first marking period were given the opportunity to pie a staff member of their choice in the face... twice. The main targets were Mr. King, Ms. Colatta, Ms. Smith, Mr. Bowers.

2018-11-16T13:06:59-04:00November 16th, 2018|

Capital Academy takes Chocolate World

Mr. Hedash and Ms. Eisenhour took five High School students who were on Positive status and above on a field trip to Hershey Chocolate World as it correlates to a co-lesson about the History of Chocolate and the chemical change that cocoa beans undergo.

2018-11-22T14:48:53-04:00October 30th, 2018|

Fire Department Visit Capital Academy

As part of October's fire prevention month activities, Capital Academy was excited to have three members of Harrisburg's Squad 8 fire station visit the school! Students from the elementary and middle school wings joined the fireman for an afternoon of fire safety lessons and exploration of a fire truck! Student's learned ways to prevent fires and what to do in an emergency. The favorite part of the afternoon was by far the tour of the truck! Students were welcomed to climb in and see what it is like to be a fireman! Many great questions were asked, including what kids [...]

2018-10-29T22:14:30-04:00October 29th, 2018|