March 2014

Month

Kestrel. Nighthawk. Osprey. Peregrine. Ask any Academy at the Lakes community member, and they will quickly identify these Florida birds of prey as the school’s four “Houses.” But did you know that Academy’s Houses could just as easily have been named Feta, Gorgonzola, Muenster and Gouda? Cheesy, yes. But it’s also true. Of course, the...
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Academy is hosting its 19th Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, April 6 at Plantation Palms Golf Club. The funds raised as well as the items donated for this event will have a direct impact on Academy students and the school community. Singles, twosomes, threesomes and foursomes are welcome to register to play for this fun...
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  Photo credit: John Faith Academy students in Senior Kindergarten through 12th grade enjoyed an amazing few days at the University of South Florida Concert Hall preparing for and performing Seussical. Over 240 students were involved in the production which included a pre-show performance by our SK through 4th grade students about the life of...
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Academy's all school musical, Seussical, premiered last weekend. Over 240 students in grades Senior Kindergarten through 12th Grade were involved in the production of the preshow and musical. The development took place over several months, with auditions being one of the first steps. The photos below will take you through the process from auditions to...
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Our Triple Crown Sponsors, Auction Committee, Academy families and friends made A Night at the Races a tremendous success on March 8, 2014. Because of the generosity of so many, Auction proceeds netted $60,000 … and counting! The wonderful thing about technology is that we can still share some of the last minute additions to...
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The results are in for the state Science Olympiad competition held at the University of Central Florida! Academy 7th – 9th Graders competed in 19 out of the 23 events with only a team of 9 (15 students is the normal for a team). This means the students were each competing in multiple events. The...
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This week is the premier of Academy's all school musical, Seussical! In honor of our musical, we are sharing this list compiled by our Lower Division Library and Reading Specialist, Mrs. Debbie Szarko, of Dr. Seuss books for beginning readers.
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  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...
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For the first year in Academy at the Lakes’ history, the school is offering an exclusive Introduction to Medicine Seminar for Upper Division (High School) students considering a career in medicine. In this unique course, students have the opportunity for hands-on, medical training similar to what they would experience in a college or post-college course....
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