Submit An Application, Be An Applicant

To the Class of 2016, You’ve made it.  You’re finally a senior.  You’ve earned all of the status and privilege that comes with this tremendous accomplishment.  As you already know, there’s also a great deal of responsibility you take on


Coach’s Corner: May 2015 Wrap Up

Coach’s Corner: May Wrap Up  We are pleased to announce that many Norfolk Academy student athletes in the Class of 2015 have committed to participate in college varsity athletics. Tremendous sacrifice and hard work has brought great success to these Bulldogs. We now


Words Count

We all know that numbers count.  Your grade point average and your standardized test scores will open doors at colleges where you fit based on the numbers that you earn.  As an English teacher, though, I am partial to words,

Stepping Off On the Right Foot

Juniors, if you haven’t already begun to think about the college search, it will here before you know it.  We’re excited about it, are you?  This January the College Counseling team will host individual meetings with you and your parents

Heading Out On the Wallawatchee

Maurice Sendak’s Pierre, Shel Siverstein’s The Giving Tree, Dr. Seuss’s Oh the Places You’ll Go; there are a lot of important messages to be learned from children’s books.  So many of them focus on advice to youngsters relevant to the

Coach’s Corner: May Wrap Up

We are pleased to announce that many Norfolk Academy student-athletes in the Class of 2014 have committed to participate in varsity sports in college.  Much sacrifice and hard work has brought  great success to these Bulldogs.  Now we look forward

College Fair DOs and DON’Ts

I really like scavenger hunts.  The clues, the energy, the teamwork, even the jetting around in search of an item on a list while the rest of the world hums along in relative normalcy.  The incongruence of a well-planned scavenger

Decisions, Decisions: The Run to April 1

This Friday will mark the start of several weeks during which seniors will receive lots of admission decision news.  In the same way applicants spend a painstakingly significant amount of time crafting essays and revising extracurricular activity lists, admission professionals