Hillwood Field Trip

Hillwood Field Trip

For Cortona Academy's seventh field trip, an eager group of students, parents, and staff met bright and early for the car ride into Washington, D.C., to visit the historic Hillwood Estate and Gardens. Hillwood, which was owned by Marjorie Merriweather Post, the heir...

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A Capitol Experience

A Capitol Experience

On Friday, October 6th, 2017 Cortona Academy staff and students spent the day in the nation's capital, Washington D.C. The first place on the agenda was a tour of the United States Capitol Building. The tour started out with a short 15 minute video which explained the...

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Being Here

Being Here

By Dr. Ed B., Professor at Cortona Academy A fascinating series of articles recently ran in the Washington Post on the subject of the extremely high rate of absenteeism in the DC public schools--students simply didn't show up for classes for days and weeks.  Of...

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Why Cortona Academy?

Why Cortona Academy?

Since 1992, Cortona Academy has been on the forefront of American education. Having educated nearly 2,000 students, Cortona Academy is in a class of our own • Level of merit-based college scholarships: ranging from $40,000 to $110,000 for all graduates since...

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Focusing on the Child, Not the Grade

Focusing on the Child, Not the Grade

The 2016-2017 school year is over, and many children had absolutely fabulous experiences with little to no stress or angst over homework.  Parents are thrilled with the final grades and hope is running high for yet another “Blue Ribbon Year.” However, for many...

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Cortona Students Build Robot to Help Save the Coral Reef

Cortona Students Build Robot to Help Save the Coral Reef

Students from Cortona Academy in Herndon built an underwater robot to help save the coral reefs by removing an invasive species of starfish. The students from Cortona’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) class displayed the underwater robot recently at the 2016 USA Science and Engineering Festival…

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Schedule an 11 a.m. Visit & Information Session

Schedule an 11 a.m. Visit & Information Session

Cortona Academy has several ongoing programs for prospective students and families to allow you to visit the campus, meet the director and teachers, and learn more about what Cortona can do for you. If none of these scheduled events fits into your schedule, please contact us and we will set up a tour just for you.

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Cortona Students Build Robot to Help Save the Coral Reef

Cortona Students Build Robot to Help Save the Coral Reef

Students from Cortona Academy in Herndon built an underwater robot to help save the coral reefs by removing an invasive species of starfish. The students from Cortona’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) class displayed the underwater robot recently at the 2016 USA Science and Engineering Festival…

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Late-Start Students…EVENTS!

Late-Start Students…EVENTS!

Every September or October, a parent knows if their child’s school year is going to be yet another, stressful trauma for the child, and a disappointment for the parent.

Parents need to trust their instincts! It’s not too late to make a good decision and switch the child’s school…NOW! Even if students start late at Cortona Academy, they can still finish in June! AND, Cortona is still awarding partial and full scholarships!

At Cortona Academy, we’re changing and saving educations…and lives!

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Open House & Scholarship Breakfast

Open House & Scholarship Breakfast

Breakfast Meeting 5/13; Open House 5/14 Last Chance For Scholarships! Cortona Academy is awarding as many as 15 full and partial scholarships for the 2016-17 school year! Find out more about scholarships and our stress-free learning environment and high-tech...

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