The Adventures of House Day 2019

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! đź“¸ 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! đź“¸ Mrs. Sue Gunther These Peregrines, Aarav … Continue reading The Adventures of House Day 2019

Teacher feature of Coach Shawn Brown

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

College Football is Back and Better than Ever

      What are the secrets of College Football, both the good and the bad? This year’s College Football rankings have Alabama at number one for a record of 10 years since 2017. The Auburn Tigers were ranked number 9 at the beginning of the season, then dropped down to 21 after the Mississippi State game. Currently, they are unranked in the top 25 … Continue reading College Football is Back and Better than Ever

Student Faculty Game: Who won?

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?

Making The Transition

What is it like to be an athlete at the Academy? It doesn’t just end at Middle Division sports, it goes on, from learning the sport to playing like a pro on the Upper Division sports teams. Here’s what it’s like…  Three people, from three different grades, each person with their own opinion on how difficult the transition to Upper Division sports was. Anisa Nanavati is … Continue reading Making The Transition

Under Pressure?

Is it too much pressure for a Middle Division athlete to play on a Varsity team? Typically, 5th-8th graders play on a Middle Division team and the 9th-12th grades play on a Varsity team. However, more Middle Division students are finding themselves in the “big leagues” of Varsity sports. This could be because of a shortage of Varsity players, or these athletes are amazing at … Continue reading Under Pressure?

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Here’s the Kicker

Story by Austin Suarez Soccer is a great sport that keeps you healthy by making you exercise while having fun. It builds your communication and leadership skills. At Academy at the Lakes, you also learn how to play and get better from a coach that has played soccer herself. Considering all the benefits, I decided to find out what one of the newer players thinks … Continue reading Here’s the Kicker