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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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Meet our lifers

Meet Our Class of 2021 Lifers

Words by Kim Vreeland Lifelong friendships, cherished memories, and unparalleled academics are recurring experiences that our 13 Academy lifers in the Class of ‘21 have in common. From deep friendships that began on the Lower Division playground to Upper Division educational trips to the Amazon,...
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Statement on “Critical Race Theory”

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...
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For a Great Education: Balance

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...
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Academy Graduate

Academy Teachers Inspire Discovery and Curiosity in 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...
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This class makes me want to dance! Anatomy & Physiology student designed their own experiment to compare their resting heart rate and respiratory rate with their rates after exercise. To aid their experiment, the students turned to the game "Just Dance" to get the blood flowing. Special thanks to Harry Styles and One Direction for the assist! #anatomy #physiology #dance #coolschool #danceinclassroom ... See MoreSee Less
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You've been running through my mind! Come support the Academy cross country runners on Saturday as they compete against dozens of teams from around the state. St. Leo University is the place to be to cheer on your Wildcats. Good luck, runners! #crosscountry #runner #running #runnerslife #stleouniversity ... See MoreSee Less
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Pardon my French! The Middle Division French class has been learning the alphabet and would like to sing you a little song! Well done, everyone. #frenchclass #frenchalphabet #alphabetsong ... See MoreSee Less
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From literature to life. The 6th grade Humanities class has been reading the book, "Bud, not Buddy." In the book, Buddy learns to play the saxophone. To help bring this story to life, Mrs. Reed brought the swing while playing "It don't mean a thing" by Duke Ellington. #funschool #lovelearning #saxophone #dukeellington #humanities #6thgrade ... See MoreSee Less
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SUPPORT THE SCHOOL YOU LOVE BY BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE WILDCAT HONOR ROLL THIS DAY OF GIVING!Join with a recurring monthly donation and automatically help fund opportunities above and beyond what is provided by tuition.Sign up today to be entered into our Honor Roll Raffle, were a recurring monthly gift of $30 or more (in honor of Academy's 30th anniversary!) will earn you a chance to win an AATL swag bag complete with YETI Hopper Flip 18 Soft Cooler! To qualify gifts must be made by October 5.Be sure to select recurring donation on the donation form.interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E100750&id=12 ... See MoreSee Less
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