Posts Tagged ‘Middle Division’

Girl Code Spends a Special Night on Campus

  Girl Code, an all-girl club that helps 8th graders transition to high school, hosted a sleepover event on Friday, March 7. In keeping with Academy’s Core Curriculum values of citizenship, character, and collaboration. Girl Code members in grades 9 through 12 help mentor the 8th Graders through this unique club. At the sleepover, the […]

MD Math Club Participates in Regional Competition

Posted on: February 15th, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,

On Friday, Feb 14, 2014, the MD Math Club participated in their regional competition at MOSI for the national Mathcounts Competition, which will be held in Washington, DC. Academy was one of 14 schools competing.   Only the top 2 schools and top 4 individual competitors were identified and are moving to the state competition in […]

Top Performers in Chess Club Tournament Announced

The chess tournament held 16 tournament players; 14 club members; 21 Academy MD and UD students who are involved in the club and/or tournament. Tournament place order: 1. Tom Xia (King) 2. Raj Warman (Queen) 3. Jack Rogers (Knight) 4. Romo Li (Rook) 5. Roshan Warman (Rook) 6. Matthew Martin (Knight) 7. Anya Zalac (Bishop) […]

Academy Students Attend Anti-Bullying Workshops

Posted on: January 14th, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,

Throughout the month, Academy students in grades 5 through 8 will attend Anti-Bullying workshops presented by Mr. Robert Villavisanis, a professional mental health counselor, and Mrs. Debbie Villavisanis, a professional occupational therapist. The presentation and workshop will help students identify the various forms that bullying can take, including “cyber-bullying” and “sexting,” and will offer strategies […]

After School Activities – Session 3

Posted on: December 26th, 2013 Tags: , ,

  The after school activities brochure and registration form for session 3 is now available. Session 3 runs from January 13 – March 3 and includes the following activities: Basketball Book Cooks Cheerleading Cooking Lego:Gears & Gadgets2 Little Artists Mad Science Paper Mache Sports Games Tumbling Zumba View the brochure here: 2013-14 Session 3: After […]

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 […]

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 […]

5th and 6th Grade Student Council Raises $135 During “Pink Sale”

The 5th and 6th Grade Student Council hosted a “Pink Sale” on Friday, October 18th, to raise awareness and support for woman with breast cancer. The money from the sale will be donated to Shimberg Breast Center at St. Joseph’s Woman’s Hospital. The center uses donations to provide assistance to non-insured and underinsured patients needing […]

Academy to Host Athletic Scholarship and College Recruiting Seminar

Posted on: September 28th, 2013 Tags: , , , , ,

Academy at the Lakes will host an Athletic Scholarship and College Recruiting Seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 pm in the Melech Pavilion on its McCormick Campus. The session, led by Athletic Director Tom Haslam and College Counselor Debbie Pitcairn, will address the college recruiting process, academic requirements (including core courses and SAT scores), as well as NCAA Clearinghouse […]

Students Audition for All State Chorus

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

Congratulations to Elise Faith, Zoe Moore, Elizabeth Robichaux, Daphne Smith, and Terrell Woods, who have completed the audition process for participation in this year’s All State Chorus. Students who are selected will attend the Florida Music Educator’s Conference in January where they will perform under the direction of nationally recognized conductor, Darren Dailey. Best of luck […]