Academy Boys’ Singing Group to Perform National Anthems at Tampa Bay Rays Game

Posted on: August 26th, 2014 Tags: , , ,

Twenty-Four and a Half Men, Academy at the Lakes’ Boys’ Singing Group (grades 7 through 12) will perform the National Anthems at the Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays game on Thursday, Sept. 4.


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Coach John Castelamare Retires

Posted on: July 7th, 2014 Tags: , ,

After 43 years of coaching football and being an exceptional mentor to thousands of young men in Hillsborough and Pasco Counties, Coach John Castelamare has decided that it’s time for him to hang up his cleats and retire as the Head Football Coach at Academy at the Lakes. Coach Cas leaves behind a legacy of […]


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Coach Tom Haslam Receives Coach of the Year Honor

Posted on: June 24th, 2014 Tags: , , , ,

Academy at the Lakes’ Tom Haslam has been named the Tampa Tribune’s Pasco County Boys Basketball Coach of the Year. This is the second time in three years he has received the honor (2012 and 2014).


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End of the Year Ceremony held for 7th & 8th Grade Honors

Posted on: May 30th, 2014 Tags: , , ,

Last night on Thursday May 29, 2014, Academy held an End of the Year Honors Ceremony for 7th and 8th Grade students. 8th Graders were welcomed into the High School by Max Stepanets ’15, the Upper Division Student Council President. Academic honors were recognized, as well as a presentation of Departmental and Special Awards. These […]


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Academy Senior Named 2A Softball Player of the Year

Posted on: May 29th, 2014 Tags:

Academy senior and University of South Florida signee, Lauren Evans was recently named 2A Softball Player of the Year by the Florida Dairy Farmers. Lauren is now a finalist for the 2014 Miss Softball Award which will go to the top player in Florida among all classifications. Lauren was named to the Great Britain U-19 […]


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5th & 6th Grade Day of Achievement 2014

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 Tags: , ,

As a culmination to our year’s curricular theme, “Dreamers and Doers,” the 5th and 6th Grade Day of Achievement on Tuesday, May 20 program served as a finale to our students’ academic journey. Day of Achievement served as a recapitulation of the year’s curriculum, but it also included opportunities for spoken roles and musical performances. […]


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1st Through 4th Grade Day of Achievement

Posted on: May 20th, 2014 Tags: , , ,

Congratulations to our 1st through 4th Grade students for their phenomenal performance at  Day of Achievement on Friday, May 16! All of the students had the opportunity to showcase highlights of the year through public speaking and singing. Following the program, students joined their parents to view an amazing  collection of their child’s work and […]


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Early Childhood Day of Achievement – May 2014

Posted on: May 13th, 2014 Tags: , , ,

Congratulations to our Early Childhood students for their phenomenal performance at  Day of Achievement on Friday, May 9! All of the Early Childhood students had the opportunity to showcase highlights of the year through public speaking and singing. Following the presentations, students in PK3 joined their parents for fun PE games with Ms. Sandy on […]


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Academy Wildcats Defeat Other Bay Area Independent Schools in the “Battle of the Books”!

Posted on: May 7th, 2014 Tags: ,

Academy’s team of 3rd and 4th grade readers crushed all five of their opponents in Wednesday morning’s annual “Battle of the Books,” held this year at the Lykes Center for the Performing Arts at Berkeley Preparatory School. The Wildcats defeated Berkeley, Academy of the Holy Names, St. John’s Episcopal, St. Paul’s (Clearwater), and Admiral Farragut […]


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Mud Run 2014

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 Tags: , , ,

Photos and captions by Kendra Falby ’21, Reporter for a Day On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 the 7th – 12th  graders ran in the mud run and it was at the McManus  Campus. They were running because they were trying to raise money for our school, but you can only run if you got pledges […]


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