News & Announcements

Tom Mackowiak Named Executive Director

Posted Tuesday August 01, 2017 by admin

ACCESS Academies, a not-for-profit that ensures disadvantaged students in the St. Louis area have access to a top-quality, character-based education, has named Tom Mackowiak the Executive Director. Mackowiak succeeds Betsy...

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9th Annual Scholarship Dinner Raises Over $637K

Posted Thursday June 29, 2017 by admin

On behalf of ACCESS Academies, our board and staff, thank you for supporting the 9th Annual ACCESS Academies Scholarship Dinner! Because of you, our ever-increasing number of graduates will blossom...

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Town & Style: “SUCCESS-ACCESS ACADEMIES”

Posted Wednesday June 28, 2017 by admin

GOAL: SUCCESS-ACCESS ACADEMIES May 22, 2017 | By: Alexa Beattie, Town & Style Magazine Just when young people need it most, ACCESS Academies holds out a steadying hand. Just when...

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“Give Back” Work Study Program a Great Success!

Posted Wednesday June 28, 2017 by admin

The ACCESS Academies “Give Back” Work-Study Program provides part-time jobs for Academy graduates attending private college-prep high schools, colleges, or universities. Give Back participants supports teachers by tutoring students one-on-one...

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The Spring Newsletter is now available online!

Posted Saturday April 01, 2017 by admin

We are excited to provide our followers with an electronic version of our Spring Newsletter! Click here for a pdf friendly version or scroll down to view it as a...

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Student Spotlight: Tyra S.

Posted Wednesday February 15, 2017 by admin

We are excited to recognize Tyra S. for our ACCESS Academies Student Spotlight program! According to her teachers, Tyra is “a very well-rounded and motivated leader. She is also at the...

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Class of 2021 Receives Letters of Acceptance

Posted Monday February 13, 2017 by admin

Class of 2021 Receives Letters of Acceptance to Area’s Best College-Prep High Schools More than 45 eighth grade students served by ACCESS have been accepted to the following private, college-preparatory...

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Student Spotlight: Saul S.

Posted Monday February 13, 2017 by admin

We are excited to recognize Saul S. for our ACCESS Academies Student Spotlight program! According to his teachers, Saul is “attentive in class, kindhearted, and an all-around good kid.” Grade:...

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St. Louis Review: Never-give-up attitude

Posted Sunday February 12, 2017 by admin

Never-give-up attitude prevails at Most Holy Trinity Academy SUBMITTED ON JANUARY 26, 2017 By Joseph Kenny | jkenny@archstl.org | twitter: @josephkenny2 Story as published in the St. Louis Review Cameron...

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ACCESS Students Shine at 2nd Annual Jamboree!

Posted Friday February 10, 2017 by admin

ACCESS Students Shine at the 2nd annual Clavius Project Jamboree! The Clavius Project at St. Louis University High trains, mentors and inspires urban middle school students in STEM-related areas (Science,...

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Student Spotlight: Mary L.

Posted Monday January 23, 2017 by admin

We are excited to recognize Mary L. for our ACCESS Academies Student Spotlight program!  According to her teachers, Mary “makes decisions with her heart and leads by a great example....

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ACCESS Graduate Awarded Justice Award

Posted Tuesday January 17, 2017 by admin

ACCESS Graduate Awarded the Archdiocesan Martin Luther King, Jr. Model of Justice Award Vivian G., an ACCESS graduate from St. Cecilia School & Academy, has been awarded the Archdiocesan Martin...

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