By: Sophia Ramsey ’24 I spent the day as a junior reporter for Academy at the Lakes. Today I got to be a junior reporter for the day it was really cool to see what Miss Penny Rogers and Miss Bri Dold do as the academy reporter. Today I was allowed to interview all my […]
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The Academy at the Lakes’ all-school musical is an amazing tradition.
The production of a fully-staged musical involving over 250 students, faculty and staff – with all rehearsals during the regular school day – is not only an incredible example of collaboration on all levels, but a unique and wonderful experience.
This tradition truly incorporates all of Academy’s “6 C’s” and allows our students – the scholars, the athletes, the artists, the musicians, the STEM teams – and faculty and staff to participate and shine.
Spring is in the air! The weather is warming up and it is the perfect time to learn about Spring through play. We recently pinned several great activities for your children to enjoy during this season. Check out our Spring Pinterest board here and check out our favorites below:
It was fate.
Mrs. Desiree Rodriguez was driving down Collier Parkway exploring her new hometown, when she came across a beautiful school called Academy at the Lakes.
“I was just driving by and I saw this little sign and I said, ‘I wonder what that is?’ We drove in and it turned out to be a school,” Mrs. Rodriguez said with a smile. “It was just one of those things.”
She went inside, spoke with Lower Division Director Assistant Ms. Twila about the school and immediately submitted an application, took a tour, and interviewed with the Lower Division Director.
Soon, Ms. Twila called her in to substitute teach a class.
In December 2014, 50 Academy at the Lakes students in grades 1 through 4 entered the Radiant Peace Art Contest. This contest was sponsored by the Radiant Peace Foundation International in St. Petersburg, Florida, a nonprofit educational organization. The Radiant Peace Foundation’s mission is to inspire, encourage, and promote Radiant Peace throughout the world. […]
Drop the Octave, an all-male a capella group, featuring alumnus Jason Pitcairn ’11, from Gettysburg College visited both campuses on Wednesday, January 14 performing for Middle and Upper Divisions in the Gym and 2nd through 4th Grade on the Reinhart Family Deck. The charismatic group performed a range of songs from Meghan Trainor’s All […]
Each year in honor of Veterans’ Day, Academy students write meaningful poems, letters, and essays to our nation’s heroes. Makena Clemence ‘24 from Mrs. Mullarkey’s third grade class wrote a piece entitled “I Am a Soldier,” in which she modeled the style of her piece after the children’s book Atlantic.
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 […]