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! 📸 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... Continue Reading →

Journey to Greatness

During the week of April 7th, 2019, top swimmers from all over the country competed in the TYR Pro Swim Series event in Richmond, Virginia. Strangely enough, TYR is the name of the Norse God of warriors– athletes. In this meet, our fellow classmate, McKenna Smith ‘21, worked to advance further in the competition; as... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

The Road to Regionals

Here I am at 8 years old, goofing around before a tournament   My name is Tristin Perkins, a junior golfer for Academy at the Lakes. I have been on the team for one year, this year is my second. I've been playing golf since I was three years old, and will continue until I... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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