November 2016

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Girls basketball season tipped off on Monday. Once again, the area is filled not only with talented teams, but talented players. Here is a look at some of the top returners in Tampa Bay: C Imani Thomas, Sr., Academy at the Lakes: The Wildcats lost coach Karim Nohra and top scorer Audra Leipold, but Thomas...
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Mark Heller, Head of School
The Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS) has announced the appointment of Academy at the Lakes’ Head of School, Mark Heller, to its Board of Directors. As one of the largest accrediting organizations of independent schools in the United States, FCIS promotes the highest standards for PreK3 – 12th Grade education through its accreditation process,...
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Words By: Erica Santo, Parents’ Association President About the Author Erica Santo is the Academy at the Lakes Parents’ Association President. She is a graduate of Lehigh University with degrees in Chemistry and Marketing. She and her husband Jim have 2 children enrolled at AATL and a little one at home chomping at the bit...
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Academy at the Lakes football
Beacon of Hope Christian is set to face off against Academy at the Lakes in a playoff match this Friday at 7:00 PM. Its offensive line will need to gear up for a tough test against a Beacon of Hope Christian defense that got eight sacks against First Coast Christian last week. Beacon of Hope...
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AATL Alumni
Academy graduate Jalex Stark currently attends California Institute of Technology and is majoring in mathematics. Jalex plans to pursue a PhD in Computer Science, specializing in Quantum Information.   Q: When did you begin your Academy journey? A: I was 10 years old when I enrolled at Academy, and I wasn’t into sports, music, or...
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the power of participation
From 3-year-olds in preschool to students of voting age, our instructors have been using this year’s presidential election as an educational experience for their students. In creative, thought-provoking, and non-partisan ways, they are helping to set the foundation of an informed group of citizens that will one day be responsible for the future of our...
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Week 11 nominees have been selected for the MaxPreps and USA Football Player of the Week program. The USA Football/MaxPreps Regional High School Football Players of the Week honors eight top high school football performers each week throughout the United States. Selected by USA Football, players are chosen based upon statistics that are submitted to...
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For the third straight year, Academy at the Lakes is a proud sponsor of the Central Pasco Chamber FlapJack 5K. The event will be held on Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Land O’ Lakes Recreation Center at 3032 Collier Parkway. Academy will be fielding a team that includes faculty, coaches, and students. You can choose...
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Academy wildcats
McKenna Smith ’21 headlined for Academy at the Lakes’ swimming team at the District Championship meet on Oct. 27 at Berkeley Prep, winning titles in both the 50 and 100 freestyles. Based on her performance at Districts, McKenna has qualified second overall in both events for the Regional Championships on Friday, Nov. 4 at Florida...
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Hall of Fame Induction
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University’s Athletics Hall of Fame added six new members Friday night with an induction ceremony inside the Henke Hall of Champions at Memorial Stadium. John Laskowski (Men’s Basketball, 1972-75), Harold Mauro (Administrator, 1983-2009, Football Coach, 1968, 1971-72, 1977-82; Football Player, 1964-1967) Sara Reiling-Hildebrand (Women’s Diving, 1999-2000, 2002-03), Albert Robinson (Men’s Track...
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