Scholar Voices: Commencement 2016

Commencement is always an exciting day for Scholars, families, and staff as they celebrate Scholars’ hard work and achievements. At The Steppingstone Academy’s August 13 commencement ceremony, three commencing Scholars shared their thoughts on what Steppingstone has meant to them. Rosaylin, Summer Two Scholar and rising seventh-grader at Boston Latin School Welcome, families and Scholars, to…

Photo Gallery: Scenes from Commencement

On Saturday, August 13, MIT’s Kresge Auditorium overflowed with excitement, joy, and pride as Scholars, families, staff, and friends gathered for The Steppingstone Academy’s commencement ceremony. 103 members of the Class of 2016, all of whom are rising sixth- and seventh-graders, were honored with diplomas at the ceremony, which celebrated their hard work and the support they received from…

Ready for College!

Between the Common App, FAFSA, and campus visits, applying to college can seem like a daunting process. Where’s a Scholar to begin? This summer, Steppingstone’s College Services department has hosted a series of events designed to give Scholars the tools they need to apply to their dream schools. Here’s a glimpse at some of the events designed to…

Summer Snapshot

It’s hard to believe summer session is almost over! We’ve been so impressed with Scholars’ hard work and enthusiasm. Here’s a glimpse into some of what we’ve been up to. Mr. Carbone and Mr. Lindsay spoke about Steppingstone’s Four Pillars, which are integral to Steppingstone’s close-knit community. Ms. Ng. and Ms. DeLeon explained to commencing Scholars what will be…

Photo Gallery: Start of Summer!

Summer is underway at Steppingstone! The Milton Academy campus is abuzz with energy, and Scholars’ days are filled with academic classes, electives, and outdoor play time. Here’s a glimpse of what we’ve been up to so far!   If you’d like to come experience the enthusiasm and excitement of Steppingstone firsthand, contact us today to schedule your visit!

Walk The Walk: Teamwork!

Summer at Steppingstone is officially underway as we wrap up an exciting first week at Milton Academy! Whether they were attending their first-ever Latin classes, taking electives like “No-Bake Cooking” and “Upcycled Art,” participating in Field Day, or brushing up on their study skills, Scholars dove in with enthusiasm. This summer’s theme is “Walk the Walk.” Each…

Steppingstone Spring Roundup!

We had an exciting few months at Steppingstone as the weather warmed up and Scholars of all ages celebrated everything they accomplished this school year. Before we officially kick off our summer programs, let’s take a glimpse back at springtime as a Steppingstone Scholar! April Vacation Activities Support Services hosted fun and enriching activities for middle and high school Scholars during April vacation….

#CSAClass2

After years of hard work – including more than 1,500 hours of after school and summer classes, extra homework, and constant dedication to their studies – the College Success Academy’s second class of Scholars and their families celebrated their hard work and accomplishments at the CSA commencement ceremony on Friday, June 3. Highlights of the ceremony included…

Scholar Voices: A Chat With Nawal and Rachel

Steppingstone’s annual Welcome Event is a great chance for admitted Scholars to meet their classmates, get a glimpse at what their future as Scholars holds, and get insider advice from Scholars who have been there before. This year, fifth grade College Success Academy Scholars Nawal and Rachel shared with the newest Scholars their insights about life at…

SMASH Bash!

After spending the school year working hard in and out of the classroom, Scholars had a chance to unwind at the annual “SMASH Bash!” SMASH – Saturday Mentoring And Study Hall – is a key component of the support Steppingstone provides during Scholars’ middle and high school careers. Every Saturday during the school year, Scholars can come to…

Community Service at Steppingstone

“It was the best thing I’ve done with any of my school vacations. I felt like I was making a big difference in my community by giving my time to package food, which I enjoy doing, since multiple families will be eating a meal tonight that I might have packaged.” -A Steppingstone Scholar reflects on…