Archer was among 12 schools to receive the 2019 First Amendment Press Freedom Award in February for actively supporting its student-run media publications and allowing students to make all final content decisions without interference from School administrators. This is the fourth time Archer has received the award.
Evan B. ’22, Paola H. ’22, and Elle W. ’20 placed third in the math challenge and first overall at the Raytheon Engineering Games on Wednesday, February 20. Archer was among 36 schools invited to Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems facility in El Segundo for the competition.
The Upper School Robotics team received a Connect Award and was part of an alliance that earned second place overall at the interleague FIRST Tech Challenge tournament in Palmdale, Calif. the weekend of Saturday, February 16.
For four years, Ruby C. '19 balanced her classes and activities at Archer with readings, retreats, and projects for the National Leadership Council. This month, Ruby traveled to St. Louis to graduate from the prestigious four-year youth leadership program with a bronze Congressional Award.
Two poems by Livia B. ’19 will be published in the next issue of Hanging Loose Magazine, one of the country’s oldest continuously publishing independent journals of poetry and fiction. Since 1968, the magazine has been publishing a section devoted to poems and stories by high school writers in each of its issues.
On Wednesday, January 9, the Archer Oracle was named an Online Pacemaker finalist for the fourth time in its history. Twice, the Oracle has gone on to win the award, which is widely considered the Pulitzer Prize of scholastic journalism.
Archer received two awards in December 2018 from InspirED, an international organization of independent schools' marketing and communications departments. A panel of 60 marketing experts from schools and businesses gave Archer a Bronze award for the 2018 Raise Your Paddle videoand a Gold award for a selection of photographs from School events.