September 2016


tommy giglio
For the first time in Academy at the Lakes’ history, an alumnus has been elected to the AATL Board of Trustees. Tommy Giglio ’05 studied journalism at Northwestern University and currently works as a Product Design Manager at Facebook. Previously, Tommy served as Design Director and Head of Design at Optimizely, a San Francisco Bay...
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Book Recommendations that Inspire Dedication and Hard Work
Words by Mrs. Debbie Szarko, Lower Division Librarian  An Introduction I started working at Academy at the Lakes during the second year of its inception. After working for five years, I decided to start a family. So, I took a hiatus for a while to do the very important job of raising children. I never...
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homecoming tailgate
Academy at the Lakes will host its annual Homecoming Tailgate on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Land O’Lakes Recreation Center beginning at 5pm. The fun-filled, family-friendly event will include food trucks (pay as you go); a giant inflatable obstacle course; face painting; music by the AATL pep band and the boys’ chorus; performances by our...
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susan packard and students
Academy at the Lakes was very pleased to welcome business executive and author Susan Packard to campus on Wednesday, September 14 for a special lunch with our Future Business Leaders of America club and separate chats with the boys and girls in Grades 7-12. Ms. Packard is the author of New Rules of the Game:...
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How to choose the best college for you
Who better to give college search advice than those who have recently been through the decision-making process? In our Alumni Facebook group, we asked our alumni for their tips and advice they would give current high school students that are beginning the college search process. Below are the answers and personal experiences from our alumni....
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