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Statement on “Critical Race Theory”
Words by Mark Heller, Head of School   In recent days, the public square has brought a discussion of the concept of Critical Race Theory (an academic theory typically kept to post-graduate studies).  When issues like this arise in our highly-polarized media culture, I feel an obligation to share our school’s practice and perspective. Do...
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For a Great Education: Balance
Words by Mark Heller   As parents, we seek schools for our children that will best position them for a successful life’s journey.  I believe that the best schools are those that present excellent academic programs (as a given), but go beyond to provide each student a broad range of opportunities: to create to serve...
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Academy Graduate
Dillan Villavisanis ’14 shares his story and path to Medical School during Lunch n’ Learn with students Dillan Villavisanis ’14 credits Academy at the Lakes for his desire to push himself to be outside his comfort zone. Villavisanis is in his third year at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York...
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As we like to say, Academy at the Lakes preps our students for life. Our signature programs give students an education like no other to get them ready for a successful career – whether it be our interactive STEM lessons, medical seminars, or our partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center, our students are ready to make...
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