Research project helps students practice public speaking skills

Preparing students for success in rigorous college prep high school programs and beyond requires more than just academic enrichment. It also means teaching scholars how to speak confidently and present their ideas effectively. No one understands this better than Reach...

Congratulations to our Saturday session award winners!

On April 13, Reach for Excellence scholars celebrated the final Saturday session of the 2023-2024 school year. We were delighted to recognize these students and their achievements. With 16 Saturday sessions each year as well as a six-week summer session, participating...

Reach for Excellence welcomes prospective families to an open house

On Saturday, April 6, Reach for Excellence opened its doors to over twenty prospective families who were eager to learn more about the program. Executive Director Dr. Linda Lehmil shared an overview of Reach before sending students and their families out to tour with...

Saturday Science Experiments

During recent Saturday sessions, current Marist students, including Reach for Excellence graduates, met with our 8th grade scholars for some hands-on science experiments. Under the guidance of our wonderful teacher, Mr. Christopher Michaud, students learned about...

Music Appreciation with the Buford Highway Youth Orchestra

On Saturday, February 3, the conductor of the Buford Highway Youth Orchestra, Mrs. Juana Algaza, met with our 6th grade scholars to discuss music appreciation and to give a demonstration of string instruments. Our scholars not only learned about cellos and violins,...