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Lower School Science Fair

Lee Academy’s  Lower School Science Fair was held on Friday, February 12th.  Students arrived very excited and well prepared as experts on their chosen topic.  The day included presentations for fellow classmates, students in other levels and teachers.  To keep the event safe and successful, students set up their display boards outside, one student per […]

Spanish Program

The Spanish program at Lee Academy aims to help students from Early Childhood through high school achieve the basic skills to understand and communicate in the language, and to develop an interest and appreciation of the Hispanic culture that has become such an important, integral part of American life. As they move through the school […]

Deepening Independence in Reading

DEEPENING INDEPENDENCE IN READING Lee Academy incorporates the following guidelines in its approach to independent reading. The positive results of this approach are readily visible in the depth of comprehension in our students and their high levels of interaction with each other and in class discussions. It also creates a love of reading that will […]

Upper School Anatomy and Physiology Students Use Innovation in Classroom

Upper School Anatomy and Physiology students participated in an exercise to recognize and learn the technical terms for the various tissues in the human body. Rather than just being given the terms, they started out by observing and recording the similarities and differences in the tissues. Focusing on the individual cells, they wrote descriptions of […]

Middle School Students Learn about Collaboration and Experimentation

Middle school students took part in an exercise designed to help them understand that scientists don’t always know the answers to questions and how collaboration and experimentation help to inform understanding. They worked with a sealed tube with rope coming out of 4 holes. They manipulated the ropes and the tube to observe how it […]

Helping to keep our coastlines clean!

In preparation for an upcoming trip to the Florida Keys, students participated in a beach clean-up. 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 not […]

Florida Keys

As soon as possible, 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 […]

Deep Carnivale: A Celebration of Words

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 Academy’s outdoor stage, […]

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 […]