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Words by Alisa Zheng, Class of 2018 Right now, I am sitting in the conference room in the Admissions Office, gazing through the window. I see the energetic middle school students running around on the field; I see Mr. Sullivan bending down to pick up a plastic package and throwing it in the trash can;...
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high school internships
Words by Kenny Quayle ‘16 Internships. This word usually incites fear, uncertainty, and thoughts of seemingly endless latte runs for the head honchos at some bland office owned by an equally bland company. This type of internship seems to be a pointless exercise of the tortures of adult life in an equally torturous and boring...
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Reporter for the Day
Words by Julia Pesch ’26 Reporter for a Day – Julia ’26 from Academy at the Lakes on Vimeo. Actors, Firefighters, and more. Reporting is fun, and can be a little hard sometimes, but today I was a reporter. I asked kids what they want to be when they grow up, and what college they...
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As a graduating senior and known existentialist, I have often wondered what I should do with my life. How could I make my mark on the world, be happy, and leave a legacy? Months of deliberation have lead me to one final conclusion: I have absolutely no idea. Not a clue in the slightest, so...
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Moffitt HIPsters
Written by David Gamero '15 This summer I had the opportunity of a lifetime, before I even started college! It all started when my calculus class took a tour of the math unit and Moffitt Cancer Institute, where I chatted with a researcher about 3-D printing and how it could work with his virtual tumor...
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Written By Regan McCormick ‘17     If you talked to me last year and asked if I was scared to spend an entire month in the Amazon rainforest, without my parents, without much contact with civilization, and even without hot water, I probably would have told you that I was pretty nervous. I wasn’t...
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