Chelsea Academy in Entrance Royal has been acknowledged by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge as an impartial Catholic faculty within the Diocese of Arlington. The college first opened in 2008 and affords a liberal arts training within the Catholic custom.
The academy happened after Father Edward C. Hathaway, then pastor of St. John the Baptist Church in Entrance Royal, and Steve Lee of St. Peter Church in Washington, Va., mentioned the necessity for a Catholic highschool west of Manassas.
Named for the house of its patron St. Thomas Extra, the Sixteenth-century English martyr, the varsity opened 13 years in the past with 37 college students in grades six via 9. Chelsea Academy added one highschool grade every of the three subsequent years and in 2012 graduated its top notch. In 2014, the
faculty added grades 4 and 5, and now has 150 college students in grades 4 via 12 and 17 full-time and part-time school members.
Final August, Chelsea Academy was ranked seventh of the 25 high excessive colleges within the nation by the Basic Studying Take a look at (CLT), a substitute for the SAT and ACT.
Past teachers, the varsity offers alternatives for outside journey, kicking off the varsity yr with climbing journeys. In October, the higher faculty goes on a climbing and tenting retreat, with Mass, confession and prayer. Within the winter, college students take ski journeys. The preferred
occasion is the all-school canoe journey on the Shenandoah River within the spring.
The scholars compete within the Delany Athletic Convention in soccer, volleyball, cross-country, basketball and rugby.
Headmaster Felix Hernandez defined that Chelsea’s motto, “Domine ut videam” (Lord, that I might even see), expresses the hope that every particular person — pupil, instructor and mother or father — will discern God’s plan and see God’s creation as he sees it.
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