Wildcats Sweep District Championships

Posted on: February 8th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes’ Varsity Basketball teams swept the Class 2A District 8 Championships and are poised to make a run in Regional Tournament play. The Varsity Girls team won its sixth straight District title in dominant fashion with a 65-32 victory over Bayshore Christian on Thursday, Jan. 28. The Varsity Boys team won its […]


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2016 Public Speaking Competition Winners Announced

Posted on: February 5th, 2016

On Monday, Feb. 1, Academy at the Lakes held its annual grade-level Public Speaking Competition to determine each grade-level representative for the Public Speaking Assembly to be held in the Academy Gym on Monday, Feb. 8. The annual Public Speaking Competition is an integral part of Academy at the Lakes’ curriculum as we seek to […]


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Girls basketball: Academy at the Lakes 70, Victory Christian 24

Posted on: February 4th, 2016

Original Article By David Rice, Times Correspondent LAND O’LAKES — Academy at the Lakes booked a spot in the Class 2A region semifinal on Thursday night as the Wildcats continue their pursuit of a fifth straight final four appearance. The dominant 70-24 victory over Lakeland Victory Christian was far from flawless in the eyes of […]


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Academy Places 5 Students in Top 10 of USF Young Innovator Finals

Posted on: February 4th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes’ students have experienced extraordinary success in the USF Young Innovator Competition. Results have included two overall grand prize champions (2013 and 2014), a 3rd place overall winner (2015), and a Trademark Award Winner (2014). This year was no different. Academy students make up 5 of the Top 10 finalists selected from […]


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Academy to Host 2nd Annual Scholastic Chess Tournament

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Academy at the Lakes will host a Scholastic Chess Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 21 beginning at 1pm in the Gymnasium on the McCormick Campus at 2331 Collier Parkway. The event is open to students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 and is open to the public as well as AATL students. Trophies and medals will be […]


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Boys basketball: Bayshore Christian, AATL to meet in 2A-8 title game

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Original Article by: Rick Brown, Times Correspondent LAND O’LAKES — Academy at the Lakes boys coach Tom Haslam was nervous before the start of the Wildcats’ semifinal contest against the Eagles. Despite sweeping Citrus Park Christian by big margins in two games during the regular season, he knew if his Wildcats lost the season would […]


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HomeTeam 25: Softball players to watch

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Original Article by: Bob Putnam, Times Staff Writer Alexis Kilfoyl, Fr., Academy at the Lakes: As an eighth grader last season, Kilfoyl hit .458 with four home runs. She also was 12-2 with a 0.72 ERA and 111 strikeouts. Read more here.


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Girls basketball: Academy at the Lakes 65, Bayshore Christian 32

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016

Original Article By Rick Brown, Times Correspondent LAND O’LAKES — Although the team has higher aspirations, Academy at the Lakes didn’t take Bayshore Christian for granted despite beating the Faith Warriors by more than 40 points both games in the regular season. A district title is the start of hopefully a long playoff run for […]


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Academy Celebrates Radiant Peace Award Winners

Posted on: January 29th, 2016

  On Wednesday, Jan. 27, three Academy at the Lakes students were celebrated during Morning Assembly for their Radiant Peace awards. The Radiant Peace Education Awards involves all students in grades 1st – 8th from both public and private schools, home schools, youth, after-school groups, and abroad. Students participate by creating a piece of fine […]


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Academy weightlifters advance to regionals

Posted on: January 21st, 2016

Original Article By Kevin Weiss Just two years after forming a girls weightlifting team, Academy at the Lakes is sending some of its team to regionals. Seniors Maggie Hull and Natalie Davis will compete on Jan. 22 in the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 1A Regionals at River Ridge High School in New […]


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