New Haven’s Davis Academy Celebrates 100 years

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1918, that’s when Davis Academy in New Haven was originally founded. It’s been 100 years since then and today, students and faculty celebrated the schools rich history.

“Its always been about community, family and learning and the importance of education. So they need to understand where all of this started. And how things have evolved in the age and how lucky they are”, said Seqella Coleman, Principal. 

A time machine first brought us back in time to the 1920’s where the band and choir performed the Charleston. Along our journey, 5th graders commanded the attention of  alumni,  parents and teachers  by performing the 60’s classic,” these boots are made for walking” .

“It’s nice to feel the history and sort of experience it”, said Alejandra Reyes, 5th Grade.

“It feels good, we don’t get to do this very often and I like to cherish every moment”, said Juan Reyes, 7th grade.

These kids should feel good! They have been practicing since early September. It took a lot of rehearsing and a lot of hustle.

“Our students are always excited to perform”, Principal Coleman says.

Bringing us blasts from the past, these boys and girls shared  facts and memories that the halls of Davis Academy hold. 

“Now when I walk into the school I know a lot more history than I did before”, Reyes said.

Davis Academy really knows how to put on a great show. They brought us through the decades bringing us here to 2018. It’s been a history lesson through art music and dance.

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