Online learning is not a new concept for students at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, but the length of time they will have to use it is new. While NSA has a virtual learning plan that it has used in cases of inclement weather, when it closed school due to the coronavirus pandemic, the school held off on virtual learning for a week. Rather than rush right in, faculty took time to research additional online tools to deliver lessons, to practice using them and to create lessons for several weeks. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
The winter season for 2019-2020 had many talented individuals across all schools in the city. Alivia Giles, an NSA girls’ senior basketball standout, earns the SNH Winter Female Player of the Year honor after a stellar season. Giles helped lead the NSA girls’ basketball team to a 23-5 record, which included an undefeated record in the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools (TCIS), a regular-season title and a conference tournament title. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball season is getting under way, and the Saints are excited to take the field. The Saints return in the third year of Coach Joey Seal’s tenure. Last season, the Saints went 10-8-1, and they are confident they can improve on that record. The preseason has gone well, with the weather cooperating, allowing the Saints to spend a lot of time outside. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ basketball team had two representatives on the All-Conference teams. The Saints had a formidable season in the conference this year, which saw a couple of its players get recognized. Kaleb Brown had an impressive season for the Saints and was awarded with a first team All-Conference selection. George Pettaway was among the top playmakers in the conference and earned himself a second team All-Conference selection. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Grant Lopez '21 was voted Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week after scoring 19 points, which included five three-pointers in a Saints win. Shooting is a skill that is crafted by a lot of repetition and hard work as a basketball player. It is easy to shoot, but it takes a lot of work to be a strong shooter, and that’s something Nansemond-Suffolk Academy junior Grant Lopez has been able to demonstrate this season. In a win in the conference tournament against Norfolk Christian, Grant scored 19 points, with 15 of them coming from beyond the three-point line. Lopez felt good about his performance and gave credit to his teammates for helping him get going. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.