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Four Year Old kids wearing custom masks at SIA


Learning Goes Beyond the Classroom in the Four Year Old Pre-K Class at SIA

A long standing tradition of our EY4 program has b[...]

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Parent Communication in SIA


Parent Communication at SIA

Parent and Teacher communication is a very important part of the private school experience at SIA. We are one of the

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Children sit at the tables in the classroom and studying


Current trends in International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programs (IB PYP)

In the wake of the worldwide pandemic, disruption to education occurred in record numbers across the globe. As a result, many schools and educators were forced to find alterna[...]

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Teacher guiding small students at Strelitz International Academy


Top Preschool Learning Activity Ideas in 2021

Learning at home can be difficult for some children, but it can be even more challenging for parents—especially for those who have no previous teaching experience or training [...]

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IB Elementary School Students doing an Fine Motor Skills Activities at Strelitz International Academy


Helping Your Child Build Fine Motor Skills

As adults, we probably take our fine motor skills for granted most of the time.

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Students Learning at Early Years Programme


Why Is Early Childhood Education Important?

The “early” in Early Childhood Education is genera[...]

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Students Learning at IB PYP School


Going From an IB Program to Another Program

Moving can be a very stressful experience for young children. Making new friends, meeting new teachers and getting used to a new routine. When getting ready to relocate to [...]

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Celebrating Jewish Holidays at SIA


Celebrating Jewish Holidays at Private School

One of the greatest things about being a Jewish Day School, a member of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, as well as an

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Child Studying at Private School


Are Private Schools A Good Investment For Your Child’s Education?

When considering whether to enroll your child in a private school versus sending them to a public institution, there are a number of factors that may help you decide. For one,[...]

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Child with his parent explore the Art Show Gallery at the Norfolk International Airport


Art Show at the Norfolk International Airport

When it comes to truly shaping young minds, a report by Americans for the Arts found that young people who regularly participate in the arts are more likely to be recognized f[...]

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SIA faculty and administrators attended the IB® Virtual Conference


IB Professional Development Day at SIA

Strelitz International Academy recently held an International Baccalaureate (IB®) Professional Development Day for the whole school, led by

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Group of Students Wear Mask to Celebrate Spirit Week


Spirit Week and Day of Giving inspires extraordinary level of Parent Donations at the Strelitz International Academy

SIA returned from Winter Break to a whole school Spirit Week from January 5th through 8th, culminating in the Day of Giving on January 8th hoping to inspire parents to partici[...]

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