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Things To Do in Tampa Bay for the 4th of July

Posted on: June 28th, 2018

Still looking for something to do this 4thof July? Here is a full list of what is going on in Tampa Bay.   Wesley Chapel   Avalon Park West July 4th Celebration Visit Avalon Park for food trucks, bounce houses vendors and tons of 4thof July family fun. The event begins at 5pm and wraps […]

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HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Abbey Primavera and Matthew Bates

Posted on: February 16th, 2016

Original Article by: Bob Putnam and Rodney Page, Times Staff Writers Matthew Bates, Academy at the Lakes Matthew Bates had a decision to make at the end of his freshman year. He could stay at Wesley Chapel and likely play another season on the junior varsity team. Or he could transfer to Academy at the […]

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‘Experience’ Gift Ideas for Kids In Tampa Bay

Posted on: December 15th, 2015

When your house is overflowing with stuff and Grandma and Grandpa have gone a little overboard with the gift-giving during the holidays, it may be time to consider giving the gift of experiences instead of things. Memories will last so much longer than toys – and they will have a much bigger impact, too. The […]

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Pasco County prep volleyball preview

Posted on: August 31st, 2015

Original article by MIKE CAMUNAS Tribune correspondent A look at the teams and players to watch in high school volleyball this season in Pasco County. PLAYERS TO WATCH OH – Alexis Forrester, So. Academy at the Lakes: Led the 9-13 Wildcats with 212 kills and returns with the rest of the team for what could […]

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Healthy Back to School Lunch Ideas for Kids

Posted on: August 7th, 2015

Healthy Back to School Lunch Ideas from Academy at the Lakes

Summer break is coming to an end for Academy at the Lakes students and now it is time to start thinking about preparing for the upcoming school year.

Here at Academy, we have a delicious and healthy lunch program for our students called Wholesome Tummies. This is a fantastic alternative for the days when parents don’t have the time to make lunches for their kids.

But, for the days when we have a little extra time, we’ve put together a list of healthy lunch and snack ideas for those back to school days!

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Family Friendly Fall & Halloween Events Around Tampa Bay

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014

Family Friendly Fall & Halloween Events Around Tampa Bay

The air is slowly becoming cooler and Halloween is just around the corner, so we’ve gathered a list of some family-friendly events around Tampa Bay for you and your family to enjoy.

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Things to Do In Tampa Bay on Labor Day Weekend

Posted on: August 19th, 2014

Things to Do In Tampa Bay on Labor Day Weekend


Labor Day is just around the corner and there is more to do than just barbeque!

Here are some fun, family-friendly events happening throughout the Tampa Bay area during Labor Day weekend.

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Relocating to the Tampa Bay Area? Tips from 4 Real Estate Professionals

Posted on: August 8th, 2014

Tampa Bay Relocation Tips

If you’ve ever moved to a new city, you know how overwhelming it can be. There are dozens of decisions to make, from housing to schools to doctors and more.

As Academy at the Lakes prepares to start the new school year, we are particularly excited to welcome our new families and students, many of whom are not only new to Academy, but also to the Tampa Bay area.

For those of you just getting settled – or perhaps pondering a move – we asked some Tampa area realtors (all with Academy at the Lakes’ ties), to weigh in on factors to consider when relocating.

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Fun Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities to do in Tampa Bay This Summer

Posted on: June 2nd, 2014


There is no time to be bored in Tampa Bay during summer break! Below we have a comprehensive list of fun outdoor family-friendly activities all across the Tampa Bay area.

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