November 2015

Month

Original article by Andy Warrener, Tampa Bay Times LAND O’LAKES — A pair of state semifinalists squared off Thursday night. Class 2A’s Academy at the Lakes returned six of their eight total players. The Gators moved up to Class 6A this season and graduated leading scorer Jhade Hayes. It took less than two minutes for the...
Read More
Original article by Kelly Parsons and Rodney Page, Times Staff Writers … Imani Thomas, Jr., F, Academy at the Lakes: There are several talented players for the Wildcats, but Thomas may be the most well-rounded. She averaged 15.1 points and 13.3 rebounds as a sophomore in 28 games. Read more
Read More
Upper Division students had a unique opportunity on Monday, Nov. 9, to hear from one of Tampa’s most successful businessmen, Santosh Govindaraju, CEO of Convergent Capital Partners. Govindaraju discussed “soft skills for success” with students, including lessons he has learned from his own college and business experiences. Advice included being an active and aggressive listener;...
Read More
Academy at the Lakes 7th grader McKenna Smith has qualified to compete in the FHSAA 1A State Swimming Championships. McKenna finished 5th at regionals in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.14 and is seeded 22nd in the state meet. The state meet will be held on Friday, Nov. 6 in Stuart, Fla. This...
Read More
Ahmed Clock
Words by Head of School Mark Heller “Cool clock, Ahmed!” were the words posted by the President of the United States. “Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It’s what makes America great.” Unfortunately, Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old student who built the alarm clock...
Read More
Child's Play Recess and PE are Essential for our Kids
  Words by Melissa Rhone Melissa Rhone is an Academy parent who earned her Bachelor of Music in Education from the University of Tampa. She resides in the Tampa Bay area and enjoys writing about the college experience, parenting and education, and pop culture. Child’s play. Be honest. The first thing that pops into your...
Read More

Recent Comments

    Archives