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Community Partners throughout Polk County Invest in Children

Many individuals and companies from across Polk County helped Achievement Academy this summer. While children were out of school playing and enjoying their summer vacation, volunteers pitched in behind the scenes to make a huge difference at all three of our campuses. Gator Giles, owner of Gator Pressure Cleaning & Custom Painting, Inc. of Winter…
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Commissioner Adam Putnam Served as Honorary Chair of Top Chef of Polk County

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam served as Honorary Chairman for the Achievement Academy’s third annual “Top Chef of Polk County” event, which was held on Monday, April 10, at the Lakeland Center. “I am honored to be asked and happy to serve as Honorary Chair of the Top Chef of Polk County that will support the…
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Achievement Academy Staff Nominated

Two Achievement Academy staff members were nominated by their colleagues to represent Achievement Academy at an awards ceremony to be held on April 24, 2017 for charter schools in Polk County. Missy Kopp, Lakeland teacher, was honored as our Teacher of the Year and Rebecca Lidle, Lakeland paraprofessional, was honored as our Support Person of…
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Libertore Matches $5,000 in Funds for Achievement Academy

We, along with several other nonprofits in Polk County, were fortunate to be selected by the The Libertore Fund For Children as one of the recipients of their #GivingTuesday campaign! We met our $5,000 match goal in just two days! With matching funds from The Libertore Fund, the funds we raised from donations from generous people in…
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Top Chef of Polk County 2016 Winners

Congratulations to Chef Ronald Mayer of Florida Presbyterian homes for being crowned “Top Chef of Polk County” for the second year in a row! To see a list of all of the winners from this year, click here.
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Achievement Academy staff recognized at Polk County Charter School banquet

Two Achievement Academy staff members were nominated by their colleagues to represent Achievement Academy at an awards ceremony that was held March 14, 2016 for charter schools in Polk County. Monica Franklin, Lakeland teacher, was honored as our Teacher of the Year and Laurie Turner, Early Interventionist and School Nurse, was honored as our Support…
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Achievement Academy Staff Nominated

Two Achievement Academy staff members were nominated by their colleagues to represent Achievement Academy at an awards ceremony to be held on March 14, 2016 for charter schools in Polk County. Monica Franklin, Lakeland teacher, was honored as our Teacher of the Year and Laurie Turner, Early Interventionist and School Nurse, was honored as our…
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