Middle Division

Academy at the Lakes’ 2018-2019 Competition Wrap up

Posted on: May 28th, 2019

Throughout each school year, Academy students have the opportunity to participate in many county, state, and national competitions. The 2018-2019 school year was no exception, and our students truly hit it out of the park with their success in competitions in categories from science to history. Here are our competition results: Science Fair 12 Academy […]


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Brad Rothbaum ’23 is on His Way to the National Invention Convention

Posted on: May 6th, 2019

This year, our 8th Grade students had the choice to participate in Invention Convention to pursue their ideas and bring them to fruition through an in-depth project. Brad Rothbaum ’23 accepted the Science Department’s invitation to continue his work beyond our school event and participate in the Florida Invention Convention. Brad dedicated many hours working […]


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That’s a Wrap on Athletics for the 2018-2019 School Year

Posted on: May 3rd, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, the Athletics Department held their annual Middle and Upper Division Sports Awards. This school year, our students had exceptional seasons. Students from our Middle and Upper Divisions were honored for amazing accomplishments such as a second run at the State Chapionship title for the football team and other personal bests. In […]


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AATL’s Odyssey of the Mind Team is on Their Way to States

Posted on: February 28th, 2019

Back row: Brad Rothbaum, Savina Patel, Ms. Klaeren, Yasser Hussain, Rohan Vemuri, Front row: Aaliyah Roan, Aarav Katwala Academy’s Odyssey of the Mind team competed in the Odyssey of the Mind Regional Level Tournament on Saturday, February 23. The six Middle Division students who make up the team worked all year long on a multi-faceted […]


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And Academy at the Lakes’ 2019 Musical Will Be… The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy!

Posted on: October 5th, 2018

At the annual Founders Day Assembly on Thursday, Oct. 4, Mr. Mark Heller announced the 2019 K-12 Musical, The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy. The Musical will take place at University of South Florida Theatre 1 on Friday, March 15 through Saturday, March 16. Jeremy Silverman and Margee Sapowsky will be returning this year to […]


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Week of 10/5/18: Here’s What You Missed on Social

Posted on: October 5th, 2018

Welcome to your weekly wrap-up, where we recap what we’ve been up to on social media this week. Want more? Visit the Weekly Social Wrap-Up section of our website.   Facebook From carving pumpkins to falling leaves, SK shared what they are most looking forward to this Fall in a series of adorable photos. Congratulations […]


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Day of Manners: Tech Entrepreneur Gives Middle and Upper Division Students the “Cheat Code to Life”

Posted on: September 26th, 2018

Drawing parallels between gaming and success in life, local businessman Miraj Patel told Academy students on Monday about his experiences growing up and how they led to him founding a company and business success. The technology entrepreneur spoke to 7th– 12thGrade students as part of Academy’s first Day of Manners of the 2018-2019 school year. […]


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7th and 8th Grade 2017-18 Honors, Awards, and Recognition Wrap-Up

Posted on: June 7th, 2018

7th/8thGrade EOY Award Recipients: Departmental Awards Academic Categories: Mathematics: Anisa Nanavati Language Arts: Angelina Bernard Social Studies: Elise Faith Foreign Language: Sean Emmons Science: Ryleigh Van Veghel Extraordinary Accomplishment in STEM: Stella Curry Fine Arts Categories: Studio Art: Angelina Bernard Choral Music: Terrell Woods Band: Sam Lowry Drama: Natalie Aviles Technology Categories: Technology: Anisa Nanavati […]


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2017-2018 Sports Achievements

Posted on: May 15th, 2018

The 2017-2018 school year was a record-breaking year in athletics. Academy fielded 39 teams made up of 419 student-athletes that were led by 49 incredible coaches. 77% of our Middle Division students and 76% of our Upper Division students played on a sports team this year. 32% of Middle Division athletes played on a varsity […]


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Middle Division Students are Victorious at the Florida Invention Convention

Posted on: May 7th, 2018

On Saturday, May 5 we had five 5th Graders, nine 6th Graders, and one 8th Grader participate in the Florida Invention Convention in St. Petersburg. These 15 students elected to continue their work from our school Invention Convention and were able to participate in this statewide contest. For the past month, they worked to prepare their […]


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