“I love Smith Academy!!! My son is in the eighth grade this year and I have witnessed him improve both academically and personally. I attribute his positive trending to the support and commitment the teachers and administrators of Smith Academy give our boys each day."
March 19: Art Exhibit Visit
High school scholars visited the Phresh Laundry art exhibit at the ACPL main branch. Scholars enjoyed experiencing the creations of Theoplis Smith, a talented local artist.
March 19: Sweetwater Tour
A group of high school scholars enjoyed a tour of the Sweetwater Sound facility learning about all of the offerings of this Fort Wayne business.
February 7: Elementary College Visit
Elementary scholars enjoyed a trip to Ivy Tech where they explored fields such as healthcare, agriculture and various skilled trades.
January 10: Skilled Trades Presentation
Mike Teller from the Home Builders Association visited SAFE and spoke to a group of high school scholars about construction trades and how to pursue a career in skilled trades.
November 12: Business Symposium
A group of scholars attended a business symposium at The University of Saint Francis. This was a great experience.
October 18: College Visit
Juniors and seniors spent the day learning about college life and the offerings at Huntington University.
September 26: College Visit
Juniors and Seniors visited the School of Business at The University of Saint Francis. There, they had the opportunity to learn about the field of business and how to pursue a degree and career in that field.
June 2: Commencement
We enjoyed celebrating our graduates at our commencement ceremony. Congratulations class of 2018!
May 25: River Greenway Cleanup
SAFE scholars and community volunteers worked together to beautify our community by cleaning the River Greenway and spreading mulch at Bloomingdale park.
April 24 and 27: Tree Planting
Smith Academy scholars served the local community by joining with Trees Indiana to plant trees near the Fort Wayne Newspapers building as well as at Thieme Overlook, off the banks of the St. Mary's River.
December 9: Pack the Gym Night
Everyone had a great time as we packed the gym to cheer on our Fighting 54th basketball team to victory! Thank you to County Line Church for making this such a fun night!
October 21: Great Tree Canopy Comeback
Across Fort Wayne, people planted trees in city parks. SAFE students, families and staff had a great time working together on this project at Memorial Park!
August 31: Carnival
Thank you to St. John Lutheran Church for putting on a fun event for our scholars and families!