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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Inaugural Academy STEM Showcase and Robotics Competition Scheduled May 2

Posted on: April 28th, 2015

Academy’s STEM club is giving the community a chance to see robots compete up close while learning about the STEM program.

On Saturday, May 2 from 1:00pm-3:00pm the Academy Gym will transform into an exciting environment of robotics featuring a FRC Robotics Scrimmage and an Arduino Robotics Demonstration.

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Top 3 Chess Tournament Results

Posted on: February 11th, 2015

On Sunday, February 8, 2015, Academy at the Lakes hosted its first-ever K-12 Scholastic Chess Tournament. There were a total of 22 players who participated in the tournament. Students were divided into three sections based on age group. Top 3 results for each section 1st through 3rd Grade Section 1  Rohan Vemuri, 3rd grade 2  […]

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Four Academy Juniors Participate in Leadership Conference

Posted on: February 4th, 2015

  Juniors Alex Baker, Gerald Beinhauer, Grace Faith, and Mikayla Owen attended the Young Leaders Conference (YLC) January 23-25, 2015 in Gainesville, Fla. The YLC is sponsored by the University of Florida Student Government. It is a three-day high school leadership conference organized and run entirely by UF students. This conference brings together the most […]

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2015 Geography Bee Finalists and Winner Announced

Posted on: February 2nd, 2015

  In keeping with Academy’s curricular goals to foster critical thinking and communication skills among our students, on Friday, Jan. 30, 10 7th and 8th graders competed as finalists in Academy’s National Geographic Bee. Congratulations to Bobby Pesch ’20, winner of Academy’s 2015 Geography Bee, and Evan Beam ’19, runner-up. According to the National Geographic […]

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Students Open Time Capsule Letters After 5 Years

Posted on: January 7th, 2015

  Five years ago, members of the Class of 2015 wrote themselves letters as seventh graders in Ms. Aimee Nadow’s language arts class. These letters were kept safe throughout the rest of middle school and four high school years until these very same students reached the year of their high school graduation. On Jan. 6, […]

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Photo Bomb: Halloween at Academy

Posted on: November 5th, 2014


Halloween festivities were in full swing last Friday at Academy at the Lakes. Students, teacher and faculty dressed up for the day’s activities.

Lower Division students came across the street to McCormick Campus and went trick-or-treating on Middle and Upper Division.

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Photo Bomb: Peruvian Amazon Trip

Posted on: October 8th, 2014


For six Academy at the Lakes’ students, summer vacation included the adventure of a lifetime.

The students, ranging from Grades 5 through 10, traveled with their families as part of Academy at the Lakes’ Amazonia Expedition group, spending eight days deep in the heart of the Peruvian jungle. Amazonia Expeditions is owned and operated by Academy parents of alumni Paul and Dolly Beaver (daughter, Stephanie ’14).

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Family Friendly Fall & Halloween Events Around Tampa Bay

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014

Family Friendly Fall & Halloween Events Around Tampa Bay

The air is slowly becoming cooler and Halloween is just around the corner, so we’ve gathered a list of some family-friendly events around Tampa Bay for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Posted on: August 26th, 2014

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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