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5th Graders Earn Honors at Pasco County STEM Fair

Posted on: May 4th, 2017

Photo Credit: The Castillo Family A science fair project is the perfect union of our Academy at the Lakes Curriculum and Core Values. From Critical Thinking and Communication to Balance and Distinction, these projects challenge our students to grow in many ways and help them develop into confident, skilled, and thoughtful science-minded leaders of tomorrow. […]


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National History Day Contest Finalists Announced

Posted on: February 2nd, 2017

On Friday, Jan. 27 Academy at the Lakes Honors History students in Grades 9 and 10 participated in a National History Day (NHD) competition in the McCormick Campus Gym. According to the National History Day website, The National History Day Contest: “encourages more than half a million students around the world to conduct historical research […]


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Academy Students Prepare for Pasco Regional Science Fair

Posted on: January 6th, 2017

Academy at the Lakes will be represented at the Pasco Regional Science Fair on Feb. 4 at Weightman Middle School with 17 participants in the event. Several Academy at the Lakes students will be competing at the fair. The science fair process includes researching a question, formulating a hypothesis, and developing experiments. Upper Division Science […]


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Pasco students shine at state STEM fair

Posted on: April 21st, 2016

Original Article by Times staff Pasco Regional Science and Engineering Fair students won several awards at the recent 61st annual State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida STEM Competition, which took place in Lakeland. More than 900 Florida students competed. Students qualified based on judge recommendation, scores and research quality at their regional fairs. The […]


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Academy Student Invited to National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo

Posted on: April 18th, 2016

Denzyl Downing ’20 has been invited to participate in the National Invention Convention Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) at the US Patent & Trademark Office in Alexandria, Va. Denzyl, along with two other USF Young Innovators Competition Top 3 finalists, will showcase their inventions at the event. The 2016 NICEE will be held May 19-21. This event […]


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Academy Athlete Invited to Compete in International Sports Festival

Posted on: April 18th, 2016

Seth Oliver ’17 has been invited to participate in the USA Junior Nationals International Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, July 12-15. Seth was invited to compete in the International Sports Festival based on his outstanding performance in the recent USA Junior Nationals all-state high school basketball competition in Winter Park, Fla. This is a unique […]


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Academy’s Odyssey of the Mind Team Competes in State Finals

Posted on: April 12th, 2016

Academy’s Odyssey of the Mind team competed in the Florida State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament for the 2nd year in a row on Saturday, April 9 at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Academy competed in Problem #4 Stack Attack! which required the team to design, build, and test a structure made only […]


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Academy Sophomore Receives Superior at Pasco County Music Performance Assessment

Posted on: February 29th, 2016

Evan Lutz ’18 will be attending the All-State music assessment in Cape Coral, sponsored by the Florida Bandmasters Association. This will take place during Spring Break. He achieved this status by receiving a Superior rating at the recent Pasco County Music Performance Assessment, where he was judged in the bass clarinet solo category. In order […]


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Academy Chess Tournament Draws Students of All Ages

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016

Academy at the Lakes’ 2nd Annual Scholastic Chess Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 21 included students ranging from Grades 2 through 12. Beginners and experienced players alike vied for awards in three different sections. Congratulations to all participants on displaying outstanding citizenship and sportsmanship throughout the five-round tournament.   Unrated K-2nd grade Section Jordan Rapp, 2nd […]


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Odyssey of the Mind Promotes Academy’s Core Curriculum

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016

The Academy Difference blog series explores how our faculty integrates the 6 “Cs” of Academy at the Lakes’ Core Curriculum. Our faculty ensures “the success of each individual at school, in the community, and in the world,” by connecting every classroom experience with at least one of our 6 Cs.  To learn more, visit our […]


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