NAF Night-Come learn about Jackson-Reed NAF Academies

As many of you know, academies are an important part of Jackson-Reed’s academic culture.  We boast of 10 academies, but we know that some of different designations.  Eight of them are CTE pathways. Four are NAF Academies, three more are about to become NAF Academies, and two are specific to Jackson-Reed. So many acronyms! So confusing, right?
To help ease the confusion and to celebrate being together for a new year, the NAF Academy team is going to host a NAF Night on September 27th from 5:00-7:30pm. Please save this date and time on your calendar. Our objective of the evening is to fill bellies with ice cream (and sorbet) sundaes, celebrate student work, and really outline what current (biomedical, comp sci, engineering, and hospitality and tourism) and future NAF Academies (finance, mass media, and digital media) are all about and how they will operate here at Jackson-Reed.
If your student is already in an academy, please come! If you are a 9th and 10th grade family who is considering an academy, please come! If you are an upperclassmen family who isn’t in an academy but have a child in middle school planning to attend Jackson-Reed, please come!
In the weekly note going out this Sunday, you will see a RSVP link/qr code. Please fill it out with your plans to attend. We will also include a question-capture in the link, the idea is to collect all your wonderings and inquiries about the academies, so we can prepare and be sure they are addressed on our agenda.

Kindest Regards,

Regina McClure, NAF Director
Brandon Wims, NAF Director