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College Bound! PGs Earn Certificates at May 17 Ceremony

College Bound! PGs Earn Certificates at May 17 Ceremony Postgraduates celebrate college commitments, academic milestones with speeches, fanfare Postgraduate students at Cheshire Academy on Friday received their certificates, enjoying sunny skies, cheers from family and friends, and wise words from guest speaker Richard Ferraro, a postgrad from the Class of 1971, and student Mattis Karrasch, PG ’24, […]

Former CA Postgraduate Signs with Carolina Panthers

Former CA Postgraduate Signs with Carolina Panthers All-American Jaden Shirden broke program records with Monmouth University Hawks Running back Jaden Shirden, who came to Cheshire Academy for a post-graduate year in 2020, recently signed with the Carolina Panthers in the National Football League (NFL).  Shirden, who went on to play for Monmouth University, totaled 3,697 […]

Professional Artists Enhance Classes All Year Long

Professional Artists Enhance Classes All Year Long Students learn different ways of seeing from those who make it their business  Cheshire Academy students learn about visual arts in one of the best ways possible – directly from working, professional artists.   This semester, artists creating in diverse media – and from varied backgrounds – have shared their […]

Personalized College Counseling Sets CA Apart

2024 senior celebration steps on JJW

Highly Personalized College Counseling Sets CA Apart Comprehensive program takes students from discovery to decision Many independent schools offer excellent academic programs and extracurriculars, but Cheshire Academy also excels in another key area: college counseling. CA’s comprehensive four-year college counseling process ensures students discover their passions and identify, apply to, and choose the college that […]

NHS Inducts 25 New Members in April Ceremony

NHS INDUCTION 2024

NHS Inducts 25 New Members in April Ceremony Inductees exhibit scholarship, character, leadership, and service Cheshire Academy inducted 25 new members into the National Honor Society on Thursday, April 30.  “Each one of you comes from a different background, identifies with a unique culture, and speaks a different language,” Nikanova told the new inductees. “Your […]

CA Track Star Alexis Holmes ’18 is Olympics Bound

CA Track Star Alexis Holmes ’18 is Olympics Bound Record-setting sprinter qualifies for the women’s 4×400 in Paris this summer Professional sprinter Alexis Holmes ’18, Cheshire Academy’s first Division I female track athlete, qualified on May 4 for the Paris 2024 Olympics after anchoring the U.S. women’s 4×400-meter qualifying team.  “Your CA fam is beyond […]

Find The Good Founder, Alum is 230th Commencement Speaker

Find The Good Founder, Alum is 230th Commencement Speaker Jack Tarca ’18 started his business–now a BetterHelp official partner–while a student at UConn in 2020 Jack Tarca, founder of Find The Good Brand, will be the keynote speaker for Cheshire Academy’s 230th commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 1. Tarca is a 2018 graduate of Cheshire […]

Vendor Fair, Beach Clean-up Highlight Sustainability Weekend

Vendor Fair, Beach Clean-up Highlight Sustainability Weekend Fun events include an upcycled fashion show, gardening, biking and goat therapy Students sang, planted in a community garden, cleaned up a beach and learned to make cashmere sweaters during a busy Sustainability Community Weekend leading up to Earth Day 2024.   Sustainability Coordinator Katie Cooper enlisted faculty, staff, […]

Cheshire’s CFO Wins International Unsung Hero Award

Cheshire’s CFO Wins International Unsung Hero Award Matthew Piechota recognized for fiscal acumen and support for vibrant campus community  Cheshire Academy Chief Financial Officer Matthew Piechota won the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) Will Hancock Unsung Hero Award, recognizing chief business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools. Piechota was one of just […]

New England Baseball Journal highlights Cheshire Academy’s 17 college commitments 

New England Baseball Journal highlights Cheshire Academy’s 17 college commitments New England Baseball Journal highlighted Cheshire Academy’s “quite remarkable” year, noting 17 of 24 Cats have already committed to playing in college. “The number of commitments might be surprising to some, but it speaks volumes about the hard work and commitment our student athletes put […]

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