Blogs

Dress Code

Hughes Academy loves students that are in proper dress code. At the beginning of the year,  each student is provided with an agenda that explains the dress code policy.  Some of the... Read More
Author: Hughes Life | Posted on 10/20/2015


Zip Ties

The zip ties on the lockers are a familiar site in the seventh grade hall, but how did they get there?

Hughes Academy decided to put the zip ties on ... Read More
Author: Hughes Life | Posted on 10/20/2015


STEAM Part 1: Gathering. Growing. Going.

We are on the forefront of major educational change. I have been asked to share my thoughts on STEAM education several times over this year. It is hard to explain, and it is difficult to comprehend ho... Read More
Author: Dr. Hooker | Posted on 4/24/2015

A Day in the Life of a Hughes Custodian

Ms. Alice Green is a custodian here at Hughes Academy. She has been a custodian for 15 years. Although this is her first time working at a school, she left a supervisor job at Michelin and other jo... Read More
Author: Hughes Life | Posted on 4/20/2015


More Evidence of Spring

The dogwoods in front of the school are blooming, and when the sun hits them at just the right angle…

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Author: Hughes Life | Posted on 4/9/2015

What’s It Like Being a New Student at Hughes?

For some students, it’s not easy moving in the middle of the school year to a new school. Especially in middle school. New people, teachers, not to mention that when you’re moving into your house a... Read More
Author: Hughes Life | Posted on 4/7/2015


A Sign of Spring

The Bradford Pear trees in the courtyard are in bloom. A horrible sign to your allergies, but a delightful sight to see. It’s an amazing sign of spring, which is officially tomorrow.

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Author: Hughes Life | Posted on 3/19/2015


Forbes on Principals

Forbes magazine recently reported that a research study compiled by the online jobs site CareerBliss found that school level principals have the most cheerful and fulfilling jobs in America. After ... Read More
Author: Dr. Hooker | Posted on 3/4/2015


Enabling the Future

Can you imagine what it is like to be an eleven, twelve, or thirteen year old student who is engaged in learning while serving others? At Hughes Academy we will begin a new project which will entai... Read More
Author: Dr. Hooker | Posted on 2/3/2015


End of Year Wishes from Hughes

I hope you enjoy the holiday break and spend as much time with family and friends as possible. Rest, refuel, and get ready for a successful end of another school year. As we all head into the last ... Read More
Author: Dr. Hooker | Posted on 12/19/2014


Turning Heads

It is an exciting time at Hughes Academy!

The landscape is changing, and it has caught the attention of many. We had a 35% increase in the number of magnet applications this year compared t... Read More
Author: Dr. Hooker | Posted on 12/8/2014