October 2015

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AATL Student Showcase
  The Catcher in the Rye Instructor: Ms. Gale Sheaffer Class: English Honors II   This summer, students in Ms. Sheaffer’s English II Honors course read and annotated JD Salinger’s classic, The Catcher in the Rye. While reading, students followed the journey of Holden Caulfield as he hops a train and then a taxi to New...
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Monster Letter hunt
Halloween festivities at Academy at the Lakes begin on Friday, but kiddos can start celebrating the spooky holiday now with these fun and educational activities. Don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest for more ideas.   Building Structures with Candy Pumpkins Much like the marshmallow challenge, this activity requires very little prep work and only...
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For the first time in school history, Academy at the Lakes’ Volleyball team has advanced to Regionals. The Wildcats will play on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7:00pm at City of Life. If the Wildcats win, they will advance to play the Tampa Bay HEAT in Brandon on Saturday, Oct. 31. The team is 22-5 overall...
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Teacher Feature: Coach Haslam
  The Teacher Feature blog series celebrates our faculty’s passion for education and their joy in the journey of building our students’ futures. In this series, we will get to know these beloved educators. Just like our students and families, our instructors matter here. To learn more, visit our website.   As leaders in sports...
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Congratulations to Antonio Quintana ’20, who was recently admitted to MENSA, the International High IQ Society. According to the MENSA website, the organization “provides a forum for intellectual exchange among its members. There are members in more than 100 countries around the world. Activities include the exchange of ideas through lectures, discussions, journals, special-interest groups, and...
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Original Article posted on The Laker/Lutz News  Written by Michael Murillo   When Academy at the Lakes volleyball coach Brian Gonzales came to the school four years ago, he had never suffered a losing season coaching at any school or club level. The Wildcats, on the other hand, never had much success on the court....
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Academy at the Lakes’ 12th graders experience a defining moment when they present their Senior Speeches. As they take their places at the podium and look their peers in the […]
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