The Blog of Randolph Academy

  • ‘Trout in the Classroom’ Program Helps Students Appreciate Nature, Conservation
    It’s so important to create experiential learning scenarios for students, especially in the sciences. Hands-on projects in real-world settings usually lead to a much deeper understanding and retention of the material – and in some cases, an added sense of purpose and connectedness. Randolph Academy Science Teacher James Vitale has witnessed this first-hand, thanks to his students’ participation in “Trout […]
  • Randolph Academy Celebrates Class of 2021
    Dozens of teachers, administrators, board members, family members and classmates cheered on our 17 graduating seniors who received their diplomas, including nine at our Hamburg campus in an early afternoon ceremony and eight at our Randolph campus in the early evening. Regents diplomas were awarded to 59 percent of the graduates, while 41 percent earned local diplomas. Superintendent Lori DeCarlo […]
  • Randolph Academy Names Panama’s Danielle Cook as Superintendent
    The Randolph Academy Union Free School District Board of Education named Danielle J. Cook as the district’s new superintendent last evening. Currently the secondary (i.e., middle and high school) principal with Panama Central School in Panama, N.Y., she will begin her new duties on July 1. Mrs. Cook, whose career includes more than 15 years as an educator, has served […]
  • Randolph Academy Celebrates District’s First Class of National Honor Society Inductees
    Photo: Randolph Academy’s first-ever class of National Honor Society inductees are, from left, Stefania Pujols, Bradley Flagg, Nathaniel Kaizer, Torei Paw Wah and Ryan Hackford. Randolph Academy celebrated the induction of its very first students into the National Honor Society (NHS) this week, in a ceremony that included the district’s board of education and invited guests. Five students comprised this […]
  • Randolph Academy Student Spotlight: Bradley Flagg
    There was a time when Bradley Flagg wasn’t sure this day would come. He often struggled with a variety of emotional issues as a student, which neither he nor his school were equipped to support. Now, in just a few weeks, he will be graduating high school as a member of Randolph Academy’s inaugural National Honor Society class and pursuing […]
  • Buffalo Business First shares Randolph Academy’s Story
    Huge thanks to Buffalo Business First for helping to spread the word about Randolph Academy and our work with students struggling with emotional wellness. You can read their story here. We’re proud to be WNY’s leaders in Restorative Justice, an effective alternative to punishment-based discipline. It consistently results in better behaving students, lower rates of absenteeism, and a culture of mutual respect. Our […]