Posts Tagged ‘Upper 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 […]

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 Alumni Share their Experiences with Students

Posted on: January 8th, 2014 Tags: , , , ,

Alumni revisited their high school ‘home’ on Wednesday, to speak with current Academy seniors about their college experiences. Alumni participated in a formal panel discussion, answering questions about topics including homesickness, academics, extracurricular activities, money, time management, and social situations. After the panel discussion, Academy faculty and staff left the room while seniors mingled a […]

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 […]

The Last Hit, An Academy Tradition

Posted on: November 1st, 2013 Tags: , , , , , ,

  On Thursday, Oct. 31, the Wildcats’ football team celebrated a tradition called “Last Hit” with its seniors, their family, friends, and many faculty and staff members. During Last Hit, the team’s coaches and underclassmen form a handshake line for the seniors. At the end of the line, each senior take one “Last Hit” at […]

Senior Brings Leadership Message, Speaker to Academy

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 Tags: , , , ,

On Tuesday, October 22nd, Upper Division students participated in an informative and entertaining leadership workshop facilitated by one of our seniors, Akash Gupta, and Dale Carnegie Corporation consultant Barron Johnson. Dale Carnegie has played a large role in Akash’s life ‐ since he was a child, principles like those taught by the professionals at Dale […]

Mr. Burnley Interviewed by Tampa Bay Business Journal

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 Tags: , , , , , ,

In a quick one minute segment filmed at the BarCamp 2013 outreach event on Saturday at USF, Mr. Burnley talked briefly about the future of technology’s workforce and how the Academy is contributing to it.

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 […]

Upper Division Students Honored for Academic Excellence

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

On Wednesday, Sept. 25, dozens of Academy Upper Division Students were honored for sustained academic excellence with induction into the National Honor Society and/or Mu Alpha Theta. Congratulations to the following students: National Honor Society Inductees 2013 Xuechun Bai Qian Cao Colleen Davis Ruiqi Lan Tyler Sargent Lukun Wang Yi Wu Qida Xia Austin Boucher […]

October Lunch Menu is Posted

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 Tags: , , , ,

The October Lunch Order form may be downloaded here. Please note that lunch orders and payment are due by September 20th. If you have any questions, please contact your division office.