September 2017

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On Friday, September 29 Middle Division selected their Student Council. The vote was held for the first time using a secure digital voting system. The goals for the Council this year are not only to provide students with several opportunities but also to build a Gaga Ball court and fundraise for Puerto Rico and our...
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This week, Academy at the Lakes faces off against Solid Rock Community on Thursday at 7:00 PM. Solid Rock Community will need to watch out since Academy at the Lakes has posted big point totals in its previous three matchups. Academy at the Lakes took its contest against Canterbury last week by a conclusive 48...
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Academy at the Lakes has been highlighted in the September 27, 2017 issue of The Laker in honor of our 25th Anniversary and School-Wide Day of Service. B.C. Manion, editor of The Laker/Lutz News, joined Academy students at Old Lutz School to cover our Day of Service. She interviewed Head of School Mark Heller, Science...
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Original article by Rodney Page, Times Staff Writer 25. Academy at the Lakes (8-3) This week: Today at Keswick Christian, Wednesday vs. Fivay, Saturday at Bayshore Christian tournament. The buzz: The Wildcats picked up a win over Keswick Christian on Monday and will try to do it again today. They have won three straight, but a difficult...
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Dale Carnegie Leadership Training
Academy’s Day of Manners was on Monday, Sept. 25. On this special day, Upper Division students had the opportunity to take part in an interactive presentation by Patricia Wing with worldwide training company Dale Carnegie. The presentation, Generation.Next: Developing skills that Last a Lifetime, covered valuable topics such as engagement, communications, creating win-win situations, and...
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Original Article by Rodney Page and Bob Putnam, Times Staff Writers Each week, our HomeTeam staffers nominate male and female Hot Shot athletes from each of the counties we cover. Then we turn the voting over to readers. These nominations span Saturday, Sept. 16-Friday, Sept. 22. Read up on all of our nominees then vote...
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Jack Passero ’18 has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented to Passero on Friday, Sept. 22. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic....
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wonder classroom
Our 5th and 6th Graders have recently become part of the Wonder Certified Kind Classroom for this school year. Students will be doing acts of kindness throughout the year, as well as participating in various challenges. The first challenge was to create a design for a t-shirt that shows what kindness and inclusion, one of Academy...
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forensic science field trips
In Dr. Kirk Downing’s Upper Division Forensic Science class students in grades 10-12 took a field trip to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office where they toured the Forensic Services Section after learning about observation skills, eyewitness testimony, evidence collection, and chain of custody in class earlier in the year. During the visit, students learned how...
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