Douglass Academy Students Learn Ballet Dancing!

November 6, 2018BlogComments Off on Douglass Academy Students Learn Ballet Dancing!

Kindergarten students from Douglass Academy have a great time learning ballet dancing as part of Shakespeare Day. Douglass Academy teaches students a classical curriculum including Shakespeare, Homer, and Latin. Shakespeare Day also consists of contra dancing, a puppet show of Romeo & Juliet, and a medieval sword technique demonstration.

Nikki Chaney, Headmaster of Douglass Academy, commented, “It’s amazing to see students connect with works of literature that are centuries old. Our students love learning history and gaining a larger view of the world”.

Douglass Academy is one of four public charter schools managed by The Roger Bacon Academy, Inc. founded in 1999 by education pioneer Baker Mitchell. The other schools include Charter Day School in Leland, Columbus Charter School in Whiteville, and South Brunswick Charter School in Southport with a combined enrollment of over 2,100 students in K-8. All four are tuition-free, charter schools that welcome all students, regardless of income, ability, or address. To learn more or enroll online, please visit

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