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
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
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
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
In the feature image above, 9th grader Kaitlyn Riordan studies hard, but with a smile on her face! Teachers do many things for us that we take for granted. So, next time your about to give sass to a teacher, remember they’re here because they choose to teach the young minds of the future, not just to earn a paycheck. Students aren’t the only … Continue reading What Teachers Do For Us!
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
The ball goes through the hoop and the students cheer as the teachers accept their defeat! That’s how every single student at Academy at the Lakes wish it happened, but the teachers were the winners of the 2018 Student-Faculty Basketball Game. This is one of the biggest games that the student-athletes will play through the basketball season. This year they started with the Varsity High … Continue reading Student Faculty Game: Who won?
I walked up to the school patio thinking I was seeing kids joking and gossiping, but no that was me just being self-conscious. Being a new student at Academy At The Lakes is very different from an average public middle school. This school can change you into a good student. Before I went to Academy I wasn’t the best student. I was very lazy, maybe … Continue reading New kid at school
It’s tragic to have to worry about your life every day at school. It is the one place that one should feel the safest, and yet now no one feels safe. On February 14, there was a school shooting in Parkland, Florida at Stoneman Douglas High School. Fourteen students and 3 teachers were shot and died on campus. This tragedy struck not only the family … Continue reading The Walkout
There are many charities all around the world, like a Child’s Hope Fund, which helps children with cancer and disabilities that are helping people every day, but what is the student body doing to help? One person who is trying to help at the school is Emma Kitteridge, who is new to the Academy and a 6th grader. She said this about why she wants … Continue reading School charity, do you care?