Posts Tagged ‘Events’

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.

Educational Birthday Party Locations in Tampa Bay

Posted on: July 16th, 2014 Tags: , , ,

Educational Birthday Party Locations in Tampa Bay
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The Tampa Bay area has several fantastic locations for unique and memorable birthday parties for children. We’ve compiled a list of venues that have fun birthday party packages, local to the Tampa Bay community.

Family-Friendly July 4th Celebrations in Tampa Bay

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014 Tags: , , , ,

Family-Friendly July 4th Celebrations in Tampa Bay

Cabaret Night: How Academy Integrates Our Core Curriculum Into Chorus


All singers in Boys’ and Girls’ Chorus participate in a very special end of the year event called Cabaret Night in which the Academy gym is transformed into a dinner theatre atmosphere with tables, elegant décor, spotlights and light refreshments.

“Initially, Cabaret Night took the form of a recital where we had audience members in rows and students performed on stage. The last two years, it has finally developed into the concert event I envisioned years ago, a ‘dinner theatre’ type atmosphere.” Katie explained, “I am thankful to Ms. Michele Cozzolino’s (Academy parent) event planning and Ms. Dorie Burnham’s (Academy’s Business Manager) logistical geniuses for helping me achieve this vision!”

6 Great Dr. Seuss Books for Beginning Readers

6 Great Dr Seuss Books for Beginning Readers

This week is the premier of Academy’s all school musical, Seussical!

In honor of our musical, we are sharing this list compiled by our Lower Division Library and Reading Specialist, Mrs. Debbie Szarko, of Dr. Seuss books for beginning readers.

9 Benefits of Summer Camp

School may be out in during summer, but that doesn’t mean the learning has to end. Summer camp is a fantastic way for children to stay active both mentally and physically.

The benefits of attending a summer camp are numerous, so we’ve narrowed it down to our top 9 reasons why summer camp is beneficial for your child.

A Day at Academy with…Hannah Burnley

Posted on: January 29th, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,

Community Comes Together for Friday Night Fanfare

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

On Jan. 10 the Academy community celebrated Friday Night Fanfare in support of the varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. Families enjoyed activities including an agility course (provided by Daniel Peterson’s Performance Training), face painting, a performance by the Upper Division pep band, dinner from Carrabba’s – Lutz, and dessert from SugarDarlings. We extend our […]

The Academy Difference: Extended Trips

Posted on: January 8th, 2014 Tags: , , , , , ,

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 […]

Alumni Gather for Event Under the Stars

Posted on: December 27th, 2013 Tags: , , , ,

Last Sunday Alumni and seniors gathered lakeside under twinkling lights while they enjoyed Hungry Harry’s BBQ dinner, s’mores and hot cocoa and mingled with their fellow Academy graduates and soon-to-be graduates for a beautiful Alumni Gathering event. Alumni from 2002 all the way to Seniors graduating in 2014 were at the event. Mr. Heller, Mr. […]