Cortona and the Goddard Space Tour

On Friday, April 27th, 2018 a group of Cortona Academy students, staff, and parents made the trek to Maryland’s NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. After a brief look around the Visitor’s Center, the group was lead the ever impressive “Science on a Sphere.”...

USA Science and Engineering Festival

On April 5-6th Cortona Academy students and staff attended the Washington Convention Center’s USA Science and Engineering Festival. Cortona attends both the national festival and the regional events every year because we know what an amazing opportunity this is...

From Student to Professor

This school year is coming to a close and Cortona Academy’s 26th Graduation ceremony is just around the corner. In honor of the closing of a chapter and the beginning of a new facet in life, this month Cortona Academy is featuring Professor Eric. As a member of...

National Archives Field Trip

On Friday, April 9th, 2018 a group of Cortona Academy students and staff spent the day in Washington D.C. at two very exciting field trips. The first was at the Museum of National History. The museum offers a set of unique learning opportunities for students in grades...

Community Crane Initiative & Cortona Students

This spring the Cortona Academy community of students and professors participated in a local campaign, the Community Crane Infinitive, in order to honor those people in the United States who are living with stage IV breast cancer. The initiative aim to make 150,000...

Library of Congress Field Trip

On Friday, February 9th, 2018, a group of Cortona Academy students, parents, and staff made their way into the cold weather in Washington, D.C. to start their day with a tour of the Library of Congress. According to the Library’s web page it holds, “More than 38...