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Our People

Our People

From student to staff, parent to peer group, donor to director—every single person involved with Archway is absolutely vital to our collective success, and to the culture of gratitude, humor, hope, and love that inspires real trust and real transformation.

We could not be more proud of our community, and we invite you to connect with the wonderful individuals and organizations who keep us moving forward each day.

Student Life

Archway students are brilliant and sensitive, fearless and funny as hell. They are our future. And if we expect them to succeed—they will.

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November is National Scholarship Month! 🎓 We offer need-based financial aid to families that qualify.

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Artist Call 📣!!! We are accepting submissions for our Archway Holiday Art Show 11.9.20 to 12.31.20 ⠀

You can view the show and enter your art at https://buff.ly/33vSqVM ⠀

Join us for our Holiday Show by entering or buying art. You can also contribute by texting ARCHWAY to 91999. ⠀

SHARE with friends and family and help us get the word out. ⠀

#ArchwayHolidayArtShow #WeAreArchway #WhereEducationMeetsRecovery #htxartists #artistcall #holiday #artshow #houstonart #htxart #supportlocal #artistcallout
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From all of us at Archway Academy, we honor and thank all those who served this Veterans Day. ❤️

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FREE CEU Lunch and Learn - 11.12.20 12 to 1:15 PM CST⠀

We are excited to announce our November Lunch and Learn presenter, Kirsti Reese with Thrive Therapy - Houston⠀

Register at https://buff.ly/2Gz4eOq ⠀

We look forward to you joining us for this timely presentation on how to deal with a crisis that turns into chronic stress. Something we are all feeling in these unprecedented times!!! ⠀

Thank you to our CEU provider @SymetriaRecovery ⠀

#lunchandlearn #WeAreArchway #WhereEducationMeetsRecovery
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Our November FREE CEU Lunch & Learn could not be more perfect for these unpredented times 👉 ADAPTING FOR THE LONG HAUL: BRAIN-BASED STRATEGIES FOR WHEN A CRISIS TURNS INTO CHRONIC STRESS⠀

Join us on 11.12.20 at 12 Noon (CST) for this timely presentation. This month, we've partnered with Kirsti Reese, MA, LPC, LCDC, RPT of Thrive Therapy - Houston as our presenter and Symetria Recovery as our CEU sponsor.⠀

Kirsti's presentation will discuss how all individuals are wired for connection and survival and how that shows up for us during a crisis with continued stress. Who can't relate??!!!⠀

Takeaways from this presentation will include:⠀
➡️Increasing your understanding of how our brains and body works.⠀
➡️Learning how to effectively manage the stressors in your day-to-day world.⠀
➡️Developing a variety of ways to calm the nervous system and self-regulate in order to bring balance to your days and better support your kids.⠀

To sign up visit our Eventbrite link at 👇https://buff.ly/387ckcG…⠀

Seats are limited, so register NOW!!!⠀

#WeAreArchway #WhereEducationMeetsRecovery #lunchandlearn #adolescentrecoveryleaders #recoveryhighschoolhtx #CEU
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We're so glad we could help your daughter!

#archwayacademy #school #highschool #recovery #education #recoveryschool #houston #texas #review #path #wearearchway #whereeducationmeetsrecovery #testimonial
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Our top priority is keeping students sober and in class. 🍎

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Local artist and Archway friend and supporter, @sarahleneecreative is donating 10% of her sales on select holiday gift giving items. Check out her beautiful work. Give a handcrafted, one of a kind gift this holiday season AND give the gift of recovery to an area teen.

Your special 🎁 has the power to give twice. Your purchase benefits your special someone AND it gives an area adolescent struggling with substance abuse issues a safe, supportive and sober learning environment to recover.

Give a gift that gives this year!!!

Thank you @MissSarahBolten for your generous and giving spirit & for your continued and faithful support of Archway Academy.
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Join the Katy Area Recovery Education (K.A.R.E.) group for an in person social event. ⠀

Contact K.A.R.E. for more details. (832) 368-5983⠀

@judywhocares
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From student to staff, parent to peer group, donor to director—every single person involved with Archway is vital to our community. 🌎

#archwayacademy #school #highschool #recovery #education #recoveryschool #houston #texas #review #path #wearearchway #whereeducationmeetsrecovery
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Happy Make a Difference Day! What is one small act of kindness you could do today? ❤️

#archwayacademy #school #highschool #recovery #education #recoveryschool #houston #texas #review #path #wearearchway #whereeducationmeetsrecovery #makeadifference
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We've had an amazing luncehon and we THANK YOU!!! Over 557 of you joined us for our virtual event this year. ⠀

💙Thank you for your generous giving. It enables us to be a structured place for teens to continue both their recovery and their education without compromising either. ⠀
💙Thank you for believing in our mission to provide a supportive and sober learning environment to meet the individual educational needs of adolescents in recovery.⠀
💙Thank you for sharing us in all the ways you do, with friends, family, colleagues, on social media, & more. ⠀
💙Thank you for the many ways in which you support and partner with us. We are grateful to be a part of the wide continuum of care for Houston adolescents struggling with a substance, mental and/or behavioral health issue. ⠀
We have heard from so many of you on how much you enjoyed Bagwell's message. Wasn't it GREAT!!! To see the full interview we invite you watch it on our NEWLY LAUNCHED Archway Academy YouTube Channel https://buff.ly/3dSmcaN ⠀
THANK YOU Houston and THANK YOU donors, board members, community partners and more for allowing us to be the place WHERE EDUCATION MEETS RECOVERY for the teens of HTX. ⠀

#WeAreArchway #WhereEducationMeetsRecovery #archwayacademyluncheon #jeffbagwell05 #thankyou #adolescentrecoveryleaders #recoveryschoolhtx
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Today is National Youth Confidence Day!
“The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” – Blake Lively

#archwayacademy #school #highschool #recovery #education #recoveryschool #houston #texas #review #path #wearearchway #whereeducationmeetsrecovery #confidence
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In the studio getting ready to go live at 12 PM (CST)!!!!! @vidperllc - Studio Annex

Go to igfn.us/e/ke8YgQ and join us TODAY to hear alumni, students, parents and guest speaker, Jeff Bagwell share their experience, strength, and hope.

Ways to participate:
💙 Text STUDENT to 91999
💙 Bid on items in our auction - (details on link above)
💙 Share this post on FB, tag us, and use the hashtag #archwayacademyluncheon
💙 Check in to 13th Annual Archway Luncheon while viewing our luncheon

#jeffbagwell05 #recoveryschoolssavelives #swingingforthefences #fundraising #htxfundraising #WeAreArchway #WhereEducationMeetsRecovery #Astros #recoveryhighschoolhtx
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Our 13th Annual Fall Luncheon silent auction is OPEN and WAITING FOR YOU to join in the bidding. Go to https://buff.ly/2FK18Xy to bid on this item directly. Go to https://buff.ly/30aQb8z to purchase a ticket to the event and hear Hall of Fame member and Astros legend, @JeffBagwell05 share his story of how he struggled through years of addiction and finally found sustained and lasting recovery. The luncheon is 10.20.20 from 12 to 1 PM (CST). We hope you can join us!!! ⠀⠀
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#WeAreArchway #WhereEducationMeetsRecovery #ArchwayAcademyLuncheon #Astros #JeffBagwell #astrosbaseball #fundraising #fundraisingforacause #fundraisingevent#nonprofitfundraising #houstonfundraisier #htxevents #giveback #supportrecovery #adolescentrecoveryleaders #recoveryhighschoolhtx
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In case you haven't heard!!! ⠀

JOIN US ON 10.20.20 at 12 Noon (CST) for our 13th ANNUAL FALL LUNCHEON⠀

Like so many non-profits functioning in the COVID environment, our event this year has shifted to a virtual experience. But because it is a virtual event, it allows YOU, wherever you are, to join us. ⠀

Our featured guest speaker this year is MLB Hall of Fame member, Jeff Bagwell. Jeff will share his own personal struggle with addiction as well his passion for the mission of Archway. Go to https://buff.ly/2HzsKz0 to get tickets, donate, and learn more about our event. ⠀

If you can't join us at the event, but still want to partner with us great!!! Text STUDENT to 91999 to donate. You can also help us by sharing this event with others, tagging us and using the hashtag #archwayacademyluncheon ⠀

#WeAreArchway #WhereEducationMeetsRecovery #fundraising #lunchwithacause #recoveryhighschoolhtx #recoveryschoolssavelives #htxfundraising #swingingforthefences #jeffbagwell05 #astros
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Glowers by Austin artist Jessica Tyler is a 30 x 40 mixed media piece and today's highlighted piece in Archway Academy's The Art of Recovery HTX show and exhibit. ⠀

This is just one of three pieces of art by @j.a.t_a.r.t on display in our show Go to https://buff.ly/33vSqVM to view the show in its entirety. There are over 31 incredible pieces of art for viewing and SALE. ⠀

All monies raised from this show go to support our student scholarship fund. This fund makes it possible for us to continue our mission of providing a supportive and sober learning environment that meets the individual educational needs of adolescents in recovery. ⠀

You can support us by ⠀
🎨buying art ⠀
🎨texting ARCHWAY to 91999 to donate⠀
🎨sharing this post on your social media, tagging us and using the hashtag #theartofrecoveryhtx ⠀

To view all of the incredible works of Jessica visit her website at https://buff.ly/3o1N25g Each of her pieces are playful & colorful.

#theartofrecoveryhtx #arthow #HoustonArtist #houstonartistshowcase #htxartist #htxart #recoverygalsartexchange #recoveryart #recoveryispossible #recoveryartistnetwork #WeAreArchway #WhereEducationMeetsRecovery #adolescentsinrecovery #recoveryhighschoolhtx
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We strive to help your child become the best they can be.

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Our 13th Annual Fall Luncheon silent auction is OPEN and WAITING FOR YOU to join in the bidding. Go to https://buff.ly/3nPGLtj to bid on this item directly. Go to https://buff.ly/30aQb8z to purchase a ticket to the event and hear Hall of Fame member and Astros legend, @JeffBagwell05 share his story of how he struggled through years of addiction and finally found sustained and lasting recovery. The luncheon is 10.20.20 from 12 to 1 PM (CST). We hope you can join us!!! ⠀

#WeAreArchway #WhereEducationMeetsRecovery #ArchwayAcademyLuncheon #Astros #JeffBagwell #astrosbaseball #fundraising #fundraisingforacause #fundraisingevent#nonprofitfundraising #houstonfundraisier #htxevents #giveback #supportrecovery #adolescentrecoveryleaders #recoveryhighschoolhtx
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Faculty

Tonya Sanders-Woods

Principal

Marian Kennedy

Assistant Principal

Sonny Sanborn

Social Studies & Lead Teacher

Tara Brace

Math & Foreign Language

David Claunch

Math & Science

Nancy Coles

Computer Lab

Barbara Combs

Special Education

Ilma Khanbabi

Science

Lillian Li

Math

Chris Miller

English

Roland Parsons

Physical Education

Anthony Russ

Computer Lab

Staff

Sasha McLean, LMFT, LPC

Executive Director

Brad Deason

Director of Advancement

Jamie Edwards

Director of Community Relations

Sally Gulledge

Director of Administration

Lisa Lyerly, LCDC

Passageway Program Director

Brooke Hudson

Senior Development Consultant

Ben Irwin

Recovery Coach

Andrew Warren, LCDCI

Educational Specialist at the PaRC

Cryslin Ward, LCDCI

Lead Recovery Coach

Board of
Directors

Jeanine Baker

Scott Basinger

Chase Brice

Dale Burrus

Secretary

Joan Dunlap

John Flournoy

Michelle Fredricks

Anthony Fry

Vice President

Tracey Gerl

Hugh Gill

George Joseph

Chairman

Randy Lack

Lisa McDougald

Renee McNiel

President

John Putnam

Todd Richey

Sheree Speck

John Wallace

Alternative Peer Groups

Choosing the right APG for your family is an important decision. Watch the video below to learn more.

Watch APG Video

The following five organizations work closely with Archway Academy and understand our criteria for enrollment. They provide each student with the emotional and therapeutic support they need to be successful in school.

Beyond Your Best Counseling

936.900.8566
| www.beyondyourbestcounseling.com

Palmer Drug Abuse Program (PDAP)

281.589.4602
| www.pdaphouston.org

Soldiers for Recovery

281-726-2378
| Contact: Darrel Sims

Teen and Family Services

713.464.3950
| teenandfamilyservices.org

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