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!
By: Will Peña, Middle Division Green Club Do you have a garden, or want to have one? Well, first of all, worm castings are one of the best fertilizers in the world. Inside of the castings is organic sources of nitrogen and phosphorus. The number one reason why you would want to use worm castings is to not put bad chemicals in your gardens. … Continue reading Why should we use worm castings for our gardens?
On Friday 18 January 2019, Grandparent’s Day is held at Academy at the Lakes. Grandparents shared a wonderful breakfast with their grand kids and spent the morning doing activities. Grandparents day had a lot of activities planned for those who attended such as the always popular boat ride with Mrs. Mahoney, the wonderful experience of virtual reality with Mrs. Rodowsky, and a game of xiangqi, … Continue reading Grandstories
Walking into Mr. Heller’s room, reporter Annabel Upton prepares to experience a dull, soulless interview, not even a thought passing through her head that this interview would change her whole story as well as her outlook on band and strings. Many students think of band and strings as just another class to play a regular old instrument, if you were to ask the opinion of … Continue reading Band VS Strings
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!
By: Emma Kittredge ’24 The man, the myth, the legend, the best coach around! You know him and love him, it’s Coach Shawn Brown. A kind-hearted and loving guy, he has been the Middle and Upper Division coach for P.E. track, football, and basketball for the past 6 years. Ever since joining the football team as a head coach his personal mission has been making … Continue reading Teacher feature of Coach Shawn Brown
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
So I was assigned to do a project that meant something to me or something interesting. I wanted to find the answer to the question, “Does a size matter?” Does being a size zero matter? Does it matter if you are short or tall? I went around to find different people and ask what is their opinion on what society thinks about people’s body. Society … Continue reading Does A Size Matter?
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