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The Libertore Fund for Children awards grant to the Achievement Academy

The Libertore Fund for Children has awarded a grant to the Achievement Academy’s Birth to Three program to help fund their Hospital to Home initiative. With the new Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children’s Level III NICU, more premature babies are now being born in Polk County instead of surrounding counties. Early Interventionists…
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Mayor Bill Mutz visits Achievement Academy

We are so thankful for the support of Lakeland Mayor Bill Mutz.  He stopped by to spend time with our students to see firsthand the amazing things happening at Achievement Academy!

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Achievement Academy Staff Nominated for Awards

Two Achievement Academy staff members were nominated by their colleagues to represent Achievement Academy at an awards ceremony to be held in April 2018 for charter schools in Polk County. Nicole Jackson, Lakeland teacher, was honored as our Teacher of the Year and Trista Brown, Physical Therapist, was honored as our Support Person of the…
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Achievement Academy Staff Member Honored at Florida Charter School Conference

Achievement Academy’s Lead Teacher, Susan Shipe, was honored recently at the Florida Charter School Conference in Daytona Beach.  Susan was recognized by the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools as a 2017 Charter School Champion Teacher.  She has taught at Achievement Academy for more than 20 years and in 1997 was a founding member of…
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Dedicated Donors provide Achievement Academy’s Winter Haven Campus with AED

Steve and Sandy Earley recently presented the Achievement Academy with an automated external defibrillator (AED) for its Winter Haven campus.  An AED is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm and can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. AEDs are used to treat sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), a condition…
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