x

Events

Hellenic American Academy Hosts 7th Annual Gala on February 25

February 8, 2017

CHICAGO, IL. The Hellenic American Academy, one of the Midwest’s largest Greek American schools will host their annual gala on February 25, 2017 to kick off their 2017 fundraising initiative: Moving Forward in Excellence. The gala begins at 6PM at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare (9300 Bryn Mawr).

The gala will celebrate HAA’s new location and recognize two Chicago business leaders who have been instrumental to the school’s success. All proceeds will directly benefit the school’s academic programs and operation.

2017 Honorees
Heritage Award Recipient: Jim Logothetis
Service Award Recipient: Jim Vadevoulis

“Educators know that providing dual language programs at a young age results in higher levels of proficiency, as well as cognitive benefits associated with being bilingual,” said Voula Sellountos, Head of Schools for the Academy. “This event is held to raise money to support our strategic goals which add tremendous value to our students’ lives and celebrate our academic achievements.”

Approximately 1,000 Greek American children have been educated at the Academy over the last decade. The Academy’s vision is creating a place where young generations discover their roots, cultivate their talents, and learn the importance of giving back.

Buy Tickets

About Hellenic American Academy

About Hellenic American Academy

Hellenic American Academy is home to Socrates Day School, a private dual-language preK-8 school. Over 90% of Day School students meet or exceed state standards in national standardized math & reading tests. The Academy also offers Saturday and evening Greek language and culture courses and various performing arts events (in Greek and English) for adults throughout the year.

The Academy has been recognized by the University of Crete as a model of outstanding Greek language education.

RELATED

ASTORIA – An event full of love and gratitude was held by the Panatha-USA club of Astoria on August 6 for Spiros Pirgiotis.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

Greek-American Cornell Student Rescues Man on Subway Tracks in the Bronx

NEW YORK – Greek-American Cornell University senior Bryce Demopoulos rescued a man who had fallen on the subway tracks at the Third Avenue-138 Street station on the No.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.