It was among the shrill beeps of heart rate monitoring machines, blue lights glowing in Plexiglas incubators and resuscitation devices hanging from cribs housing premature babies that Hampton Roads Academy senior Eryn Gaffney found her passion and calling.
This spring, junior-level AP English students incorporated technology and in-depth research to create podcasts and webpages regarding the passengers and crew members who were aboard the ill-fated Titanic.
Hampton Roads Academy’s 11th annual One-Act Festival celebrates four unique, short, one-act plays featuring HRA Upper School students. Plays include: The Acting Lesson by Willard Sims directed by HRA senior Adam Stein, The Fortune Cookie by Tuan Phan and Another Beautiful Story by John Clancy directed by HRA third grade teacher Kate Goddin, and Roanoke by Michael Lew directed by HRA’s headmaster Peter W. Mertz.
HRA’s 1st & 2nd grade students recently performed An Aesop Adventure. They discovered wonderful fables that taught them valuable lessons as they prepared for the show! Click here for more photos of the show.