Are phones hurting kids during school even if they are used for school purposes? Tests have been done and shown that phones have contributed in failing grades for many middle and high school students. These tests were done with two groups of Rutger students. To test if phones had an effect on students, Mr. Kang, a teacher, created an experiment that lasted throughout a semester. … Continue reading Phones, I don’t think so!
Kestrel’s Vivian Olivera ’24, Inara Zarak ’24, Emma Kittredge ’24, Victoria Mahabir ’24, Briana Sosa ’23, and Zsofia Vo ’23 show their team spirit! 📸 Mrs. Sue Gunther Jude Abdullah ’24, Vicki Flack ’24, Inara Zarak ’24, Eden Heller ’24, Addison Baricak ’24, Delaney Bowden ’24, Mia Lamb ’24, and Abigail Wicker ’24 show that students from different houses are better together! 📸 Mrs. Sue Gunther These Peregrines, Aarav … Continue reading The Adventures of House Day 2019
The Mystery of Fishing Club Originally, Michael Halfpenny ’24 and I, Austin Suarez ’23, were simply going to write a report on the Fishing Club’s disbandment; however, in attempting to unravel this mystery, we were sent on a week-long adventure in search of all the intricate details of the fate of the club. What we have created is the product of many meetings and interviews … Continue reading How The Fishing Club got Hooked.
AATL Green Club News is a semi-regular feature regarding environmental issues. The posts are written by 5th and 6th Grade members of the Middle Division Green Club. By Daniel Jacob ’25 Why do we recycle? If human beings didn’t recycle, the Earth would be one big landfill. We would have trouble breathing because of all the waste and trash. The planet would be ruined. But, … Continue reading Don’t Litter, It Makes the World Bitter!
What are you thankful for? Every year Academy Wildcats gather together to feel gratitude before the break at the Thanksgiving Assembly. This year the Kindergarten class sang a song about all the things they’re thankful for. After the song there were students from every grade giving a speech on what they are most thankful for. One of the most touching stories was from 9th grader Ryleigh … Continue reading Giving Thanks
Football is one of the most exciting sports to watch, and the spotlight is usually on the players, nobody usually pays attention to what happens in the background. However, in the background working hard are often the managers. Being a team manager is one of the most important jobs of a football team. They make sure the team has plenty of water and all of … Continue reading Managing Champions
By: Glen McGuire and James Chiles The Vietnam War was a very brutal and horrible war that lasted for a very long time. It lasted for 19 years and ended on April 30th, 1975 just as the cold war started to heat up. The Vietnam war was fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam with both having many allies. The North allies were the Soviet … Continue reading The Vietnam War: What was it?
Music boomed and some smooth dance moves were attempted on Friday, September 28th, when the 7th and 8th Graders held their fall dance. The dance was located in Melech from 7:00-9:30. Sponsored and run by NJHS, the profits of the dance were raised to support the Children’s Oncology Group. The Children’s Oncology Group works to find cures for pediatric cancer. NJHS raised a total of … Continue reading Golden Nights
By: Summer Senior and Emma Kittredge Retreats, something very unique to Academy at the Lakes. Not many other schools have this, so what is it? Going on retreat, to the Academy, is a time for students to bond with each other and make new friends. It’s like an “ice-breaker” for the beginning of the year. Abigail Wicker, a new 7th grader, says that the retreat … Continue reading Where bonds are made at Academy at the Lakes