Posts Tagged ‘Events’

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 […]

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. […]

Lower Division Runs for Fun & Fitness

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013 Tags: , , , , ,

The Annual fun run is the culminating event to our Lower division fitness unit. All the students are encouraged to have a goal in mind whether it be a top spot, jogging the entire race, or just to cross the finish line with a friend. Fitness can be fun and this years theme “If you […]

Fourth Graders Discover McCormick Campus

Posted on: December 18th, 2013 Tags: , , , , ,

  Fourth Grade students and their parents “crossed the street” yesterday to “discover” their next step… 5th Grade. Fourth Graders were welcomed 5th Grade students and teachers for a fun scavenger hunt that took them to the S.T.E.M. Lab, McCormick Hall, the gym, and the music studio and art studio. Meanwhile, parents enjoyed the beautiful […]

Friday Night Fanfare – A Community Extravaganza!

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 Tags: , , , , , ,

Friday, January 10, 2014 | 5pm | Academy Gym   Join us for an exciting and fun evening while supporting our Varsity Wildcat Basketball teams. Free Admission 6pm – Girls Basketball vs. Seven Rivers 7:30pm – Boys Basketball vs. Seven Rivers Free Family Fun Activities Agility course, face painting, pep band, spirit shop, sign making, […]

From Invention Convention to USF Young Innovators

Earlier this week, Middle and Upper Division science students used creativity, critical thinking, and communication skills to create and deliver a persuasive marketing presentation for their own unique inventions. Students gathered in the Academy Gym with their project boards, prototypes and presentations as judges met with each student. Selected finalists presented their products to a […]

2013 Winter Concert

Posted on: December 9th, 2013 Tags: , , ,

  Photo Credit: John Faith Last Thursday parents, family and friends gathered in the Academy Gymnasium to watch students from 2nd Grade through 12th Grade perform at the 2013 Winter Concert: Sounds of the Season, presented by the Fine Arts department. All levels of strings and band performed in a progression, starting with Entry Strings, […]

Halloween Fun at the Academy

Posted on: November 4th, 2013 Tags: ,

Students at the Academy had a great time on Halloween this year! Visit our SmugMug account to view the videos.

The Last Hit, An Academy Tradition

Posted on: November 1st, 2013 Tags: , , , , , ,

  On Thursday, Oct. 31, the Wildcats’ football team celebrated a tradition called “Last Hit” with its seniors, their family, friends, and many faculty and staff members. During Last Hit, the team’s coaches and underclassmen form a handshake line for the seniors. At the end of the line, each senior take one “Last Hit” at […]

Senior Brings Leadership Message, Speaker to Academy

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 Tags: , , , ,

On Tuesday, October 22nd, Upper Division students participated in an informative and entertaining leadership workshop facilitated by one of our seniors, Akash Gupta, and Dale Carnegie Corporation consultant Barron Johnson. Dale Carnegie has played a large role in Akash’s life ‐ since he was a child, principles like those taught by the professionals at Dale […]