January 2018

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Each year, Lower Division students from Academy at the Lakes participate in the Radiant Peace Education Awards, along with students in grades 1-4 from all around the nation. According to RadiantPeace.org, “The Radiant Peace Education Awards program gives students an opportunity to express themselves about Radiant Peace in their own lives in essays, art, videos,...
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Academy at the Lakes honors students participated in National History Day on Tuesday, Jan. 30. According to nhd.org, more than half a million middle and high school students participate in this event each year. “History Day gives students an opportunity to deepen their understanding of history while creating connections to the present day utilizing technology,...
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Academy at the Lakes - Football State Champions
Photo Credit: John Faith Original article appeared in The Laker, December 13, 2017 Author: Kevin Weiss Academy at the Lakes weathered chilly conditions and an undefeated opponent from Jacksonville to capture the school’s first-ever eight-man state football championship. An unwavering defensive performance — along with four combined touchdowns from freshman quarterback Jalen Brown and senior...
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The 5th and 6th Grade Suite prepared students for their field trip to Junior Achievement’s economic educational experience, JA BizTown, by holding a Young Entrepreneur’s Day in the Suite, to simulate the “BizTown” experience. Students have been working on the pre-visit curriculum program which includes financial literacy, economics, rights and responsibilities of citizens, advertising, and...
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On Thursday, Jan. 4, eight Academy graduates sat before the Class of 2018, giving crucial insider advice, sharing experiences, and answering questions about a range of topics from mental and physical health to social issues to safety to academics. Academy graduates shared the differences and the similarities between their high school experiences versus their college...
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Shakespeare Stations
7th Grade Academy at the Lakes students were introduced to the world and times of William Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Era in Language Arts class with Ms. Nadow the first day back from Winter Break as they prepared to begin studying his play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Students rotated through 20 different activity stations which...
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