Field Day

Capital Academy student participated in an all day field day at Sunshine Park. Students were able to participate in various activities such as volleyball, face painting, student vs. staff basketball games, and kickball games. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

2019-06-11T13:04:59-04:00May 31st, 2019|

Spirit Week

Capital Academy held our first ever Spirit Week. Students who were in good standings with their status and academics were able to participate in various dress down days throughout the week, earning points for their individual teams. On Thursday, students were able to participate in a Field Day. Events that students participated in included pie eating contests, basketball, relay races, minute-to-win it games, and the dunk tank. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy [...]

2019-05-16T11:42:39-04:00May 10th, 2019|

Corporal Hammer and Neighborhood Safety

Corporal Hammer, community police unit supervisor, came to speak to each wing about neighborhood safety. There have been some major concerns with strangers in the area and it was important students were given the chance to review the steps they should take in a scary situation. Corporal Hammer was also able to discuss social skills and focused on positive interventions inside and outside of school. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

2019-05-16T15:12:12-04:00May 7th, 2019|

Easter Egg Hunt

Capital Academy students participated in an Easter Egg Hunt today. High school and elementary students foraged about the building in search for brightly colored eggs full of random goodies. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

2019-05-16T11:42:16-04:00April 26th, 2019|

African Culture Presentation

Mrs. Shipley, native of Johannesburg, South Africa, delighted high school students with an African Culture Presentation as part of their Social Studies Curriculum. Students were introduced to, and able to explore, various musical instruments, jewelry, cuisine, crafting, and ways of life of Afrikaans. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

2019-04-18T21:24:43-04:00April 11th, 2019|

Therapy Dog Visits Capital Academy

Elementary students had the opportunity to meet Moses, a certified therapy dog and his handler Ms. Anne! During the initial visit students were introduced to Moses and taught how to approach, pet and interact with him appropriately. Moses is certified through Therapy Dog's International. When Moses returns in a few weeks, students will have the opportunity to read their favorite book to him! Capital Academy is thrilled to offer this experience to our students on an on-going basis! Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy [...]

2019-05-07T15:47:38-04:00March 29th, 2019|


For the second year Capital Academy was excited to participate in the chick embryology program offered through Penn State Extension/ Dauphin County 4H! Students learned about development and care of eggs during the 21 day incubation period. With the assistance of Sonya Nace, Penn State Extension, students candled the eggs to get a glimpse into the development before hatching! Out of the 12 eggs, five chicks hatched! Those five chicks will live out their days at the home of one of Capital Academy's teachers! Visit our website to learn [...]

2019-05-07T15:54:51-04:00March 26th, 2019|

Critter Connection!

Spiders, and snakes and turtles... OH MY! Capital Academy students had the opportunity to get up close and person with some interesting creatures. As an incentive experience for students who earned positive or higher status, Critter Connection brought some amazing critters for us to meet! Students learned about the various animals and got to touch, hold and interact with a variety of creatures including snakes, lizards, turtles, cockroaches, a tarantula and a guinea pig! Capital Academy is full of brave kiddos and staff who weren't afraid to try something new! [...]

2019-05-07T16:02:53-04:00March 8th, 2019|

Capital Academy Spring Open House

Capital Academy will host their annual Spring Open House, Thursday March 21, 2019 from 4:30- 6:30 PM. Come meet the staff, see what your student's have been working on and have dinner with us! Hope to see you there. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

2019-03-03T21:12:08-05:00March 1st, 2019|

Bubble Time

Students identified which brand of bubble gum made the biggest bubble as apart of an independent investigation step of the scientific method. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

2019-03-03T21:09:59-05:00February 6th, 2019|