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
It’s the anticipation, the waiting for Mr. Heller to call the winner of House Day. All of the sweat and tears were leading up to this moment. “And the winner is…!” Whether you are in Osprey, Kestrel, Nighthawk, or Peregrine, House Day is always so much fun. For those of you that don’t know what House Day is, it is a day where the four … Continue reading House Day 2018
It’s play season! An outstanding Academy tradition that involves over half of the student body has commenced and is scheduled for March 16th and 17th. This year’s play is a story of gamblers and the women they are chasing after. Underground “crap games” are complicating relationships while also building others. Guys and Dolls is a humorous tale of Miss Adelaide, Sky Masterson, Nathan Detroit, and … Continue reading The Guys and Dolls Team
Lower Division student Zen Keenan, JK was thankful and comforted by his teacher Ms. Melissa during the Thanksgiving Assembly. It all started with a conversation among the 6C Staffers on what they felt thankful for as we headed toward the Thanksgiving holiday break. It grew to include many Academy students sharing what they are thankful for, along with some speeches from the Thanksgiving Assembly. … Continue reading Giving Thanks