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Odyssey of the Mind competition

Hello, World! Odyssey of the Mind teams shine at World Finals.

Words by Brad Shellgren, Marketing and Communications Associate Fresh off their first and second-place finishes at the state championships, Academy’s Odyssey of the Mind teams headed to Ames, Iowa for the World Finals (May 25 – May 28). In front of a packed Hilton Arena...
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Academy Students Named Finalists for National Invention Competition!

Words by Brad Shellgren, Marketing and Communications Associate Damaged delivery packages could be a thing of the past if 8th graders Shiven Patel and Darren Lau have their say. The two Academy students have been working for the better part of the school year designing a package that could withstand the...
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Inspiration Personified!

Words by Brad Shellgren, Marketing and Communications Associate Last October, Sean Emmons ‘22 delivered a Senior Speech that will not be soon forgotten.  It was a speech that centered around Sean’s stutter which he developed at an early age. During that Senior Speech, Sean talked about how he was able...
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softball district champs with trophy

District Champs!

Words by Brad Shellgren, Marketing and Communications Associate For the second straight year, the Academy softball team is district champions.  The Wildcats beat Seffner Christian Academy, 6-0 to claim the title. Molly Blackwood ‘24 sparked the win with a 3-run home run.  The Wildcats will face Seacrest Country...
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Academy students shine at the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair

Words by Brad Shellgren While most of their peers were traveling the country, sunning at the beach and enjoying all that spring break has to offer, a few Academy students were shining at the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair. Bryce Picard ‘26, Will Hutchinson...
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Odyssey of the Mind team dazzles at the State Championships!

Words by: Rachel Klaeren, Upper Division Science On Saturday, February 26th, Academy at the Lakes sent two Upper Division teams to compete at the Gulf Coast Regional Odyssey of the Mind competition. The two teams competed in separate problems, Problem 2, a technical challenge, and...
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College Early Acceptance News

By Deborah Pitcairn, Director of College Counseling As 2022 begins, our current seniors’ minds turn toward the future and where they will go next year. Early acceptances have come in for a number of students in the Class of 2022, and it promises to be...
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Welcome Letter from Anisa ’22

Dear New Wildcat Families and Students, New schools, new journeys, and new beginnings can be terrifying. It is human nature to fear the unknown and the unexpected. As an Academy at the Lakes student who is currently entering her fourteenth and final year, I hope...
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Video: Welcome Letter from Vishnu ’22

Dear Fellow Wildcats, Welcome to Academy at the Lakes! I am excited and grateful to welcome you into our community. No doubt entering a new community can be challenging; I remember how nervous I was. However, having been through this transition, I can confidently tell...
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Your attention please.Our Sports Broadcasting students are back at it producing another fantastic Wildcat Weekly. In this edition, we hit the ground running with the track team and lift weights with state champion CJ Fernandez. We also take a look back at the all-school musical and learn the history of House Day. Enjoy! #broadcastjournalism #tvtalent #tvnews #sportscaster #sportsjournalism ... See MoreSee Less
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That's a wrap!It's the final day of school for our seniors and they are going to be missed! Their successes academically, athletically and creatively certainly made a lasting impression. But before they ride off into the sunset next week at graduation, several of the seniors let us know what they will miss most about Academy. Best of luck, seniors! #classof2024 #highschoolseniors #swansong #GoodLuck #ontothenext ... See MoreSee Less
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