Capital Academy

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

2019-03-03T21:12:08-04:00March 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

2019-03-03T21:09:59-04:00February 6th, 2019|

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|