Academy Athletics Celebrates Banner Year of Success

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 Tags: , ,

It’s been a banner year for Academy at the Lakes’ athletic program. Literally. Each season – fall, winter and spring – yielded championship results for the Wildcats. In total, the Academy gym will soon display six new banners – five for individual accomplishments and one for a team championship, the Boys’ District Tennis title. In […]

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Honors Chemistry Class Brings Periodic Elements to Life

Academy’s honors chemistry classes recently conducted an in-depth study of the periodic table. As part of this project, students chose specific elements to research, either independently or through collaboration with a peer, and then presented their findings to their classmates. As students researched their elements, they also made a square for the chemistry/biology classroom periodic […]

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My Day As A Junior Reporter

Posted on: May 1st, 2015 Tags: ,

By: Sophia Ramsey ’24 I spent the day as a junior reporter for Academy at the Lakes. Today I got to be a junior reporter for the day it was really cool to see what Miss Penny Rogers and Miss Bri Dold do as the academy reporter. Today I was allowed to interview all my […]

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Inaugural Academy STEM Showcase and Robotics Competition Scheduled May 2

Posted on: April 28th, 2015 Tags: , ,

Academy’s STEM club is giving the community a chance to see robots compete up close while learning about the STEM program.

On Saturday, May 2 from 1:00pm-3:00pm the Academy Gym will transform into an exciting environment of robotics featuring a FRC Robotics Scrimmage and an Arduino Robotics Demonstration.

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Beyond the Classroom: 5th & 6th Graders Visit Tallahassee

Posted on: April 15th, 2015 Tags: , , , ,

Each year, Middle Division students travel together on multi-day, overnight trips. These trips relate to students’ course of study, expose them to the life skills involved in travel, and give them the opportunity to bond with their peers in an out-of-school setting. On March 31-April 2, 5th and 6th graders visited Florida’s state capital, Tallahassee. […]

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$92,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Academy Students in State Science Fair

Posted on: April 10th, 2015 Tags: , , , ,

  Academy at the Lakes was well represented at the State Science Fair on Tuesday, March 31 through Thursday, April 2 in Lakeland. Raj Warman ’16 placed 1st in Senior Mathematics and received a four year scholarship to New College of Florida totaling $8,000. Regan McCormick ’17 received Honorable Mention in Senior Health and Medicine […]

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Wildcats Claim Boys’ Tennis District Title; Sweep Doubles

Posted on: April 3rd, 2015 Tags: , ,

Academy at the Lakes’ Boys’ Tennis team won its first-ever District Championship on Thursday, April 2. Fraser Leslie ’19 and Martin Stoyanov ’16 secured the Wildcats’ victory by claiming the boys’ doubles title. Anna Waller ’19 and Daniella Moreno-Kaste ’15 also won the doubles crown for the girls’ team.   In addition, Fraser and Anna each […]

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Science Class Participates in National Video Conference

Posted on: March 31st, 2015 Tags: , ,

Academy’s 7th Grade Science classes were selected to participate in a national video conference for Ocean 180, a contest sponsored by the Florida Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence that is “designed to encourage scientists to share their discoveries and excitement for research with teachers, students, and the public.”

Academy’s 7th Graders, along with students from 336 schools from 21 different countries, served as judges for this program.

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Geography Bee State Finalist Announced

Posted on: March 10th, 2015 Tags: ,

Bobby Pesch ’20 has qualified to compete in the state level of the National Geographic Bee. According to the National Gerographic Bee website, “Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to inspire students to be […]

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Odyssey of the Mind Team Wins Highest Honor

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015 Tags: , ,

  The Odyssey of the Mind team qualified for the state competition by winning the highest award given at the Gulf Coast Regionals on Saturday, Feb. 28. This is only the second year that Academy at the Lakes has participated in Odyssey of the Mind. The team is made up of 6th Graders Jackson Brink, […]

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