Head of School Jeff Zemsky Discusses Plan to Open for In-person Learning
August 06, 2020
2019 Opening Chapel
August 27, 2019
At today’s All-School Opening Chapel, Head of School Jeff Zemsky shared the following meditation. At the conclusion of Chapel, all students and faculty gathered around the flagpole in front of the CE Building for our traditional flag-raising ceremony- led this year by senior Willem Parent ’20 and first-grader Savannah M. ’31.
Announcing: Lower School Faculty Appointments for 2019-2020
August 15, 2019
  Familiar Faces in New Places Mrs. Shea Andriko Mrs. Andriko will be moving into the Grade 2 classroom. Last year, Shea joined the Lower School faculty in several exciting capacities including early childhood librarian, literacy coach, and classroom teacher support. Mrs. Andriko previously taught in the Fairfax County Public Schools of Virginia. At White Oaks Elementary, Mrs. Andriko taught kindergarten for five years, three of those as team leader. In that role, she trained and implemented a reading and writing Units of Study workshop model, designed differentiated work-stations through EnVision math and Fountas and Pinnell Phonics, and utilized positive classroom community strategies using Responsive Classroom methodology. A graduate of Penn State University with a B.S. in Elementary Education and Minor in Special Education.


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Announcing: Middle School Faculty Appointments for 2019-2020

August 15, 2019

Señora Veronica Guevara Sra. Veronica Guevara arrives at Moravian to be our new Spanish Humanities teacher in the Lower and Middle School. She will create a new course of studies for the post-immersion students starting in fifth grade, be a co-leader for a fifth-grade post-immersion homeroom, and teach two sections of seventh grade Spanish. Veronica is excited to join the MA community and comes with a wealth of experience, including previous positions teaching Spanish for over 22 years at three independent schools. She is a passionate teacher with deep experience writing curriculum. At previous schools, she also served as the Middle School Innovative Mentor Teacher and planned and developed a middle school cultural exchange program. She has led numerous international student trips to Spanish-speaking countries around the world.

Announcing: Upper School Faculty Appointments for 2019-2020

August 15, 2019

Mr. Ian Gutgold '10 Mr. Ian Gutgold '10, a Moravian Academy graduate, joins the history department as Mrs. Burd’s one-year replacement. Mrs. Burd will return after spending a year on a much-deserved sabbatical. Mr. Gutgold returns to MA with his masters in curriculum and instruction and a masters in history from UNC-Chapel Hill. He has taught economics, government, sociology, psychology, and world history at the high school level. Mr. Gutgold brings with him a love for MA, a passion for history, and a student-centered approach to teaching and learning.

Lower School Back-to-School Letter - Part 2

August 09, 2019

Dear Lower School Parents, The summer continues to fly by. And in just a few weeks we’ll be ready to launch into the Academy’s 278th school year. The excitement is building!