Middle Division Student Council

Looking back at the year, the Middle Division Student Council has done so much to bring 7th and 8th grade together through the events and fundraisers they've hosted during the year.  The council has done a variety of things that influenced the Middle Division in a positive way. However, there are some things that the... Continue Reading →

House Day 2018

Written by MD staffer, Addi Pollock 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... Continue Reading →

New kid at school

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... Continue Reading →

Annual Public Speaking Assembly 2018

Stepping up to the podium and presenting a speech publicly can be quite a daunting task, but these public speaking winners were specially chosen to do just that! After being chosen for the finals, this group of fourth through eleventh graders were personally selected out of the finalists to present a variety of speeches in... Continue Reading →

Annual Public Speaking Assembly 2018

Stepping up to the podium and presenting a speech publicly can be quite a daunting task, but these public speaking winners were specially chosen to do just that! After being chosen for the finals, this group of fourth through eleventh graders were personally selected out of the finalists to present a variety of speeches in... Continue Reading →

The Guys and Dolls Team

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... Continue Reading →

My Life as a Figure Skater

Skating in Florida? Really? Most people wouldn’t normally think about figure skating in a state like Florida because of how hot it is. I was inspired to do figure skating by my favorite figure skater Gracie Gold. Gracie’s full name is Grace Elizabeth Gold. She is 22 years old and she is the 2012 world... Continue Reading →

Tied Up with Ties!

We all know girls have a hard time with dress code.Girls just have a hard time because dress code is more strict. But what about the guys? What are their dress code problems? You may not know, but our male faculty are required to wear ties on a daily basis. This is surprising because they... Continue Reading →

New iPhones Really Worth $$$!?

A thousand dollars for an Apple iPhone? Are you serious? Do you know how many Kit Kats you could buy with that moola? 271! The iPhone X is worth 271 Kit Kats! Money aside, The iPhone X has been a very slick, exciting leap towards the future. Its design shows how capable we really are... Continue Reading →

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