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Academy to Host Annual Homecoming Tailgate Event Sept. 30

Posted on: September 16th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes will host its annual Homecoming Tailgate on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Land O’Lakes Recreation Center beginning at 5pm. The fun-filled, family-friendly event will include food trucks (pay as you go); a giant inflatable obstacle course; face painting; music by the AATL pep band and the boys’ chorus; performances by our […]


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‘Experience’ Gift Ideas for Kids In Tampa Bay

Posted on: December 15th, 2015

When your house is overflowing with stuff and Grandma and Grandpa have gone a little overboard with the gift-giving during the holidays, it may be time to consider giving the gift of experiences instead of things. Memories will last so much longer than toys – and they will have a much bigger impact, too. The […]


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Academy at the Lakes Joins Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Posted on: December 1st, 2015

Academy at the Lakes has joined #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on December 1, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), and after the widely recognized shopping events Black […]


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Student Showcase: Picasso Style Self Portraits & Letters to Grandparents

Posted on: October 30th, 2014

Picasso Style Self Portraits Mrs. Shelley Grossbard Art Class, 4th Grade Students painted a monochromatic self-portrait in the style of Picasso.  Students chose one color to create their value paintings – paintings that display varying tints of one color.  Some students used a mirror to draw themselves while others used a photograph of themselves. Paintings […]


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How to Read to Your Child

Posted on: October 16th, 2014

How to Read to Your Child

Reading aloud is about more than learning to read, it is about making connections between parent and child.

Reading to your child can create an emotional bond like no other. It’s a bond that will withstand varying stages of growth and development and it also will provide an avenue to communicate.


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Photo Bomb: Peruvian Amazon Trip

Posted on: October 8th, 2014

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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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Things to Do In Tampa Bay on Labor Day Weekend

Posted on: August 19th, 2014

Things to Do In Tampa Bay on Labor Day Weekend

 

Labor Day is just around the corner and there is more to do than just barbeque!

Here are some fun, family-friendly events happening throughout the Tampa Bay area during Labor Day weekend.


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8 Questions (and Answers) When Applying for Financial Aid

Posted on: July 10th, 2014

8 Questions (and Answers) When Applying for Financial Aid

Academy at the Lakes, like many Tampa private schools, offers need-based financial aid to help families offset the cost of tuition. We understand that committing to attend a private school represents a significant investment, and Academy’s goal is to provide qualified students with the opportunity to benefit from an Academy at the Lakes education.

We asked Penny Rogers, Academy’s Director of Admissions & Marketing, to answer the 8 most frequently asked questions about applying for financial aid.


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Things We Pinned: Summer Activities for Kids

Posted on: June 16th, 2014

Things We Pinned: Summer Activities for Kids

Did you know that Academy is on Pinterest?

Follow our boards and get inspired on topics such as:

…and so much more!

We recently added a Summer Time board on Pinterest where we will be adding summer activities and ideas.


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