P.E. Sunscreen: Nuisance or Necessity?

  In recent news, Academy at the Lakes has now had the decision on whether or not sunscreen will be a mandatory implementation for Physical Education. This new rule states that all students will have to put on sunscreen before engaging in outside activities during Physical Education. Due to the nature of the new policy,... Continue Reading →

Pulling the Plug on Graham-Cassidy

Pandemonium reigned in the US Senate this week as Republican leaders scrambled to push their last-ditch blitz play to repeal and replace Obamacare: the Graham-Cassidy Bill, the latest, final, attempt for a partisan health care bill, spearheaded by Senators Lindsey Graham (Louisiana) and Bill Cassidy (South Carolina).

DACA being repealed? – How it would affect the Academy community

Imagine this:  You were born in the Dominican Republic but brought to the United States when you were less than a year old. The United States is the only thing you’ve ever learned to call home. Then, you find out the president of the United States wants to send you back to the place you have no memory of because “you don’t belong here.”

A Big Push; JJ Watt’s help

Hurricane Harvey ploughed through Texas like a running back. Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt started a Youcaring.com Foundation for Hurricane Harvey victims. Watt’s original goal was to raise 200 thousand dollars. Impressively, he was able to raise over 500 thousand dollars in 24 hours.

Throwback Thursday

If you’ve ever been to one of Academy’s Retreats, then you know how well it opens people up and helps them bond. The many different activities available can guide students to a group of people they could potentially become close friends with.

Dead Poets Society Update!

"What is this Dead Poets Society you speak of? Is it a club for dead poets? Is it a secret society where students meet by a creek at midnight to discuss poetry and literature? Or, possibly, is it a creative writing club where students create poetry, plays, short stories, art, and other creative works?" I... Continue Reading →

Sports Roundup – April/May

Tennis  Recap: Freshmen Dion Loutas and Nathan Impresso on the AATL tennis team are moving on to Districts to compete in the first seed male doubles! Be on the lookout for more news about districts! Next Month: Dion and Nathan will possibly be moving onto Regionals and States! They will be playing doubles for Regionals... Continue Reading →

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