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  • Paleontologist Visits 6th and 7th Grade Science Classes

    Posted February 12, 2015

    Victor Perez, a graduate student in paleontology at the University of Florida, visited Mrs. Hendrickson's science classes this week. Students were asked to measure the crown height of both 2-D and 3-D printed Megalodon teeth, determine the location of the tooth within the shark's jaw and use an algorithm to solve the shark's total length. Click here to read more on Mrs. Hendrickson's blog.

  • Senior Places 2nd at Rotary Oratorical Contest

    Posted February 20, 2015

    Senior Natalie Smith (pictured second from left) placed 2nd in the group level of the Rotary Oratorical Contest on February 17th. Congratulations, Natalie!

  • Month-long Project Comes to Life as Students Give Wax Museum Presentations

    Posted February 19, 2015

    Fourth-grade students chose a person from Florida history or someone influential or famous in Florida to research and write a speech about. Students then used the Word Collage app to make a word collage of their person's character traits for a poster. They also incorporated technology by constructing an online timeline of their life events. Lastly, students practiced public speaking for the wax museum presentations. When a museum spectator pressed their "play" buttons, their historic or famous person would come to life and share his or her speech!

  • Girl Scout Troop Donates Money to Humane Society

    Posted February 19, 2015

    The 4th-grade Girl Scout Troop 155 donated $100 dollars of its money earned from selling cookies to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. The girls chose this organization and dropped off the check as a group. We are so proud of Troop 155's hard work and generosity!

  • Senior Wins 6th Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition

    Posted January 29, 2015

    Congratulations to senior Paola Farah for her victory in AHN's Poetry Out Loud competition. Paola represented her class in the school-wide competition. Other grade-level participants included Mary Kate Magyar (10th), Valerie Ely (11th) and Gabby Galvez (9th). Paola will next compete in the state finals in Tallahassee.

  • 2nd Quarter P.R.I.D.E. Recipients

    Posted January 29, 2015

    The Elementary School held its quarter 2 P.R.I.D.E. (Positive attitude, Respectful behavior, Independent learning, Dedicated to safety, Engaged in learning) assembly to celebrate first-quarter achievements. Two students from each grade in pre-K through 8 were selected for best demonstrating P.R.I.D.E. this quarter.

  • A'16 Receives Class Rings

    Posted January 16, 2015

    The Class of 2016 received their class rings in the traditional Junior Ring Ceremony. Acceptance of the ring symbolizes students' commitment to alumnae of former years and to those younger students who will follow after. We are excited for our juniors to experience this rite of passage.

  • Quarter 2 Esse Quam Videri Recipients

    Posted December 15, 2014

    Each quarter, the freshman teachers choose freshman students to receive the Esse Quam Videri award. This award is given to the freshmen who most closely exemplify Academy’s motto, Esse Quam Videri, which means “to be, rather than to seem.” The recipients for this quarter are Gabrielle Galvez, Emma Heston and Julia LaVoy.

  • AHN Students Participate in the Hour of Code

    Posted December 10, 2014

    Students in 3rd-8th grades participated in the Hour of Code this week as part of Computer Science Education Week. Using Hopscotch, Lightbot and other apps on their iPads, students participated in exercises which demonstrated the simplicity and accessibility of code, as well as the benefits of creativity in the computer science field.

  • AHN Volleyball's Trip to States

    Posted November 14, 2014

    The AHN varsity volleyball team made its first trip to the state final four in 17 years, and nearly half of our high school students traveled to Kissimmee to cheer on the team. Click here to watch a video.

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