Academy at the Lakes Schedules for First-Ever Trip to Galapagos

Posted on: August 31st, 2016

Amazonia Expeditions, a company owned by Paul and Dolly Beaver (parents of Stephanie ’13), is offering an Academy trip to the Galapagos led by their expert field guides. Academy families with students enrolled in Grades 6-12 during the 2017-18 school year are invited to participate in the trip. Additionally, students in Grades 9-12 during the […]

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Whiz kids wrap up another STEM summer at USF

Posted on: August 5th, 2016

Original Article by: Philip Morgan, Times Staff Writer TAMPA — With the enthusiasm that other kids might show over a new video game, 14-year-old Roshan Warman explains a mathematics phenomenon involving tiny transistors. “They can block current or they can allow current to pass — the flow of electrons. And so, as these transistors get […]

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Portrait of a Graduate: Raj Warman ‘16

Posted on: June 1st, 2016

Words by Kenny Quayle ‘16   The man. The myth. The legend. Raj Warman ’16 has been a mainstay on the Academy at the Lakes campus for as long as most can remember. He has been an omnipresent positive force among students and staff alike. If you don’t understand a concept, Raj is there to […]

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Pasco students shine at state STEM fair

Posted on: April 21st, 2016

Original Article by Times staff Pasco Regional Science and Engineering Fair students won several awards at the recent 61st annual State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida STEM Competition, which took place in Lakeland. More than 900 Florida students competed. Students qualified based on judge recommendation, scores and research quality at their regional fairs. The […]

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Academy’s Odyssey of the Mind Team Competes in State Finals

Posted on: April 12th, 2016

Academy’s Odyssey of the Mind team competed in the Florida State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament for the 2nd year in a row on Saturday, April 9 at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Academy competed in Problem #4 Stack Attack! which required the team to design, build, and test a structure made only […]

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Academy Students Win Awards at Florida State Science and Engineering Fair

Posted on: April 7th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes was well represented at the 61st State Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) of Florida last weekend at The Lakeland Center in Lakeland. Out of more than 50 nominations that were considered, Pranav “Raj” Warman ’16 was chosen to be one of six student speakers at the SSEF opening ceremony before an […]

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Odyssey of the Mind Promotes Academy’s Core Curriculum

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016

The Academy Difference blog series explores how our faculty integrates the 6 “Cs” of Academy at the Lakes’ Core Curriculum. Our faculty ensures “the success of each individual at school, in the community, and in the world,” by connecting every classroom experience with at least one of our 6 Cs.  To learn more, visit our […]

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Academy at the Lakes Middle Division Students to Compete at Odyssey of the Mind

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016

Academy’s Odyssey of the Mind teams and their coaches, Miss Rachel Klaeren and Mrs. Elizabeth Magnusson, are at it again and in full swing preparing for the Gulf Coast Regional Competition on Feb. 27 at Charles S. Rushe Middle School in Land O’ Lakes. Academy at the Lakes has three teams competing in this year’s […]

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Academy’s Science Olympiad Teams Shine at Regionals

Posted on: February 10th, 2016

For the fourth straight year Academy at the Lakes was well represented at the Regional Science Olympiad competition at Hillsborough Community College. Seven of Academy’s duos earned medalist honors, and the Middle Division Blue team has automatically qualified for the State Competition with its seventh place overall finish. Academy’s White Team finished 10th place overall. […]

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Invention Convention: Inspiring Young Dreamers and Doers

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Mrs. Elizabeth Magnusson, 5th and 6th Grade Science Instructor, is passionate about bringing the inner innovators — the dreamers and doers — out in her students. In a world where creativity and innovation are rapidly becoming more sought-after than formal education, that is a gift that will only grow in value as the students progress […]

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