2/27: Varsity Baseball game is postponed. Team will practice instead. Details to come. 

Posts Tagged ‘Middle Division’

The Academy Difference: College Counseling Program

The Academy Difference

If you take a look at this map, it is easy to see that the diversity of the colleges our alumni attend is just as well-rounded as our students themselves.

“It is our goal to help each student find the best ‘fit’ for college, academically, socially, and financially,” College Counseling Director Mrs. Deborah Pitcairn explained.

Science Olympiad Teams Qualify for States

Posted on: February 27th, 2015 Tags: , , , , ,

  Although our Science Olympiad teams were missing 6 members on February 7 (four students were attending the Regional Science Fair, and two were taking the ACT), both the Middle and Upper Division teams will be moving on to states. This is the third straight year Academy has been represented at the State Competition. The […]

5th and 6th Grade Science Fair Winners Announced

Posted on: February 26th, 2015 Tags: , ,

The 5th and 6th Grade Science Fair took place in the Gym during the morning of Wednesday, February 25.

The event showcased how the students used scientific thinking, innovation, and problem-solving skills to research and solve a long-term question.

The students did an excellent job sharing their conclusions!

Student Showcase: Shakespeare Play

Posted on: February 2nd, 2015 Tags: , , , , , ,

Shakespeare Plays Instructor: Ms. Aimee Nadow Class: Language Arts Students in Ms. Aimee Nadow’s Language Arts classes have been working cooperatively in small groups to prepare for their acting performances of scenes from Shakespeare’s plays. This activity fosters collaboration as a cast, communication as performers, and creativity in costume and prop choices. View the video […]

2015 Geography Bee Finalists and Winner Announced

Posted on: February 2nd, 2015 Tags: , , , , , ,

  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 […]

Drop the Octave Visits Academy at the Lakes

Posted on: January 15th, 2015 Tags: , , , ,

  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 […]

Student Showcase: 1000 Paper Cranes

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,

1000 Paper Cranes

One 6×6 inch piece of paper plus 20 intricate folds equals one origami paper crane. In Japanese legends, cranes are powerful creatures that are respected for their ability to bring luck and grant wishes. The legend states that when one thousand cranes are created, the crane will grant a wish or eternal luck. Art students in grades 5-12 worked for two weeks to create one thousand paper cranes. Afterward, the students combined the cranes into garlands. Finally, the installation art piece was complete and ready for its theatrical debut.

Photo Bomb: Halloween at Academy

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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.

Lion’s Club Peace Poster Winners Announced

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 Tags: , , ,

  Students in Ms. Gates’s Middle Division Art class created posters for the Lions Club Peace Poster International Contest.  The theme for this year’s competition was “Peace, Love, and Understanding.”  Each student’s poster reflected their own idea about what the theme meant to them.  Earth, peace signs, united hands and puzzle pieces were just some […]

Political Expert Addresses Middle and Upper Division Students

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 Tags: , ,

On Oct. 28 during a special assembly, Dr. Susan MacManus, a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida, addressed 5th through 12th grade students regarding Florida politics and the upcoming election. MacManus is considered to be one of the foremost experts on Florida politics and […]