Academy Expectations vs. Reality
November 4, 2016
Many girls have preconceived notions of what Academy would be like from when they were in middle school. Some girls are pleasantly surprised when they realized their thoughts were not true. Achona surveyed girls from all grades to find out what they thought about Academy before they began school here.
“Lots of separate cliques” -Meredith Hemmings ’19
“All girls schools would mean more drama” -Sophia Arnold ’20
“Academy girls only date Jesuit boys” -Ally Wehle ’17
“The school was on the water and had an actual beach” -Chloe Paman ’17
“Way too much work to handle” -Delaney Lambert ’19
“Never get to see boys” -Morgan Farrior ’19
“The Sisters wear habits and are very strict” -Haley Schumann ’17
More often than not Academy girls are pleasantly surprised when they get to Academy and realize the things they believe are not true. Many girls have the same fears about what Academy will be like before they attend the school. The fears are usually not true and girls are happy to be at Academy after they realize this.