February 2016

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Evan Lutz ’18 will be attending the All-State music assessment in Cape Coral, sponsored by the Florida Bandmasters Association. This will take place during Spring Break. He achieved this status by receiving a Superior rating at the recent Pasco County Music Performance Assessment, where he was judged in the bass clarinet solo category. In order...
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AATL Student Showcase
Love Poems Instructors: Mrs. Kim Stein and Ms. Andrea Yoder Class: 2nd Grade 2nd Grade students in Mrs. Kim Stein’s and Ms. Andrea Yoder’s reading class wrote love poems during their recent poetry unit. Students focused on using their senses while writing. The poems were timely in light of Valentine’s Day and Random Acts of...
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During Advisory on Friday, Feb. 19, Neha Gupta ‘17 spoke to her classmates about a foundation she is very passionate about. Neha is a Youth Ambassador for the Akshaya Patra Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that fights hunger and malnutrition in India by providing an unlimited amount of locally sourced, healthy, homemade lunches for 1.4 million...
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Academy at the Lakes’ 2nd Annual Scholastic Chess Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 21 included students ranging from Grades 2 through 12. Beginners and experienced players alike vied for awards in three different sections. Congratulations to all participants on displaying outstanding citizenship and sportsmanship throughout the five-round tournament.   Unrated K-2nd grade Section Jordan Rapp, 2nd...
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the academy difference
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’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 at the Lakes students claimed eight first-place and two second-place prizes at the Regional Science Fair on Saturday, Feb. 13. Six of Academy’s students will go on to represent the school at the 61st State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida STEM Competition on March 29 – 31, 2016 at The Lakeland Center in...
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Original Article from USF Young Innovator Competition. All ten finalists delivered outstanding presentations. “I cannot stop using the word ‘brilliant’ to describe your inventions” noted finalist judge Bill Green. Finalist judge Dr. Paul Sanberg observed that many of the inventions addressed alleviating human suffering such as homelessness, low vision mobility, re-purposing waste products and keeping...
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Boys Chorus
“The subject of chorus is not really music as much as it’s confidence,” shares Mr. Heller. At Academy, all students are welcome to join chorus; no audition is required. “Performing as part of a group can unlock a certain confidence that students will carry with them into other parts of their lives.” Contrary to what...
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Original Article by: Bob Putnam and Rodney Page, Times Staff Writers Matthew Bates, Academy at the Lakes Matthew Bates had a decision to make at the end of his freshman year. He could stay at Wesley Chapel and likely play another season on the junior varsity team. Or he could transfer to Academy at the...
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