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Helping to keep our coastlines clean!

In preparation for their science trip to the Florida Keys, students participated in a beach clean-up on.  The clean-up helped to address two key topics that the students have been learning about; coastal ecosystems and human impact on the environment.  After spending the afternoon cleaning, it was clear to students how important it is to […]

Florida Keys

From November 18th-22nd, LS F, LS G, US A & US B students will explore the marine biology, diversity and natural beauty of the Florida Keys. Students will work hard before the trip to be fully prepared, then will be rewarded by being able to observe mangroves, lobsters, fish, birds, coral, and even the elusive […]

Deep Carnivale: A Celebration of Words

On November 2nd, this Tampa Area literature festival was held on the Lee Academy campus.  Created by the Artists and Writers Group, Deep Carnivale featured  published authors, poets, scriptwriters, and artists from the area sharing and discussing their work with the audience, including conversations about writing, storytelling and related topics.  Campus venues will included Lee […]

Ybor City Art Show Sculpture

Lee Academy students completed individual art works for Art Instructor David Audet’s collaborative sculpture that was included in the “Ybor’s Perpetual Expression II” invitational art show.  It was displayed from January 11th through February 7th in Hillsborough Community College’s Art Gallery across from the Cuban Club.  The Gallery kindly agreed to a special opening and […]

Lee Academy Chess Club Earns Top Honors in Competition

Lee Academy’s newly-formed Chess Club had fantastic results at its initial tournament, placing 3rd in the 6-12th grade division and 4th in the 4-5th grade division.  There were also some great individual results, including 3rd grader Daniel Fellerhof’s 2nd place finish on the 4-5th grade division.

Mindful Yoga Classes on Tuesday and Thursday Mornings

Yoga is a remarkable practice for the body, mind and emotions.  Researchers have now found evidence as to how it is good for brain health as well, with study results showing improved speed, accuracy, memory and focus. Each Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 AM, Danielle Roy (MS in Organizational Psychology and Kundalini Yoga Level 1 […]

Performance Arts Class for Lower School

We have added a Performance Arts Class for Lower School students this year. Danielle Fellerhof and Anne Scott Vela are experienced in introducing children to the joys of performance arts and eliciting theatrical, music and dance skills from our younger students.  The class is held the last period each Wednesday (2:00 PM – 2:45 PM).

Lee Academy Chess Club Meets Each Wednesday

The Lee Academy Chess Club meets each Wednesday (2:45 PM to 4:00 PM). Under the tutelage of Danielle Fellerhof, the Chess Club will provide students with an enjoyable way to improve their skills in concentration, critical thinking, logic, visualization and sportsmanship.  Open to all ages, please show up if interested.  

Amanda Leaders (’01)

Amanda Leaders (’01) graduated with honors from USF with a BA in English and is finishing her Master’s degree in Medical Science from the College of Medicine at USF.