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Dear mom, 
Thank you for teaching me how to be beautiful inside and out and giving me the inspiration and passion to follow my dreams. Youre my best friend and hope these next years to come are filled with joy and love
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Grace Toups, Editor in Chief
April 19, 2016
The class of 2016 poses for the last time in front of the Bethany Center in Lutz at the end of their senior retreat; a day filled with smiles and tears as the count down to graduation begins.
Credit: Darcy Dwyer (used with permission)

The Evolution of Academy Bonding

Grace Toups, Editor in Chief
March 21, 2016
Credit: Kelsea Henry (used with permission)
How am I supposed to give advice to my mom when I get all of mine from her?
Henry states baffled at the first question of the interview.

Humans of Academy: Marvelous Mother

Grace Toups, Editor in Chief
February 18, 2016
Senior Audrey Cooper happily enjoying her pizza from Tampas own Eddie and Sams N.Y. Pizza, something she was looking forward to eating all day.

Pizza Hut Stepping Up It’s Pizza Game

Grace Toups, Editor In Chief
February 8, 2016

I refuse to believe that half of these people still exist. Senior Natalie Cevallos comments after reading the list of disappearing artists.

Artists You Forgot About Until Now

Grace Toups, Editor in Chief
January 18, 2016
The first Barbie doll was introduced in 1959.

When You Give a Girl a Barbie..

Grace Toups, Editor In Chief
December 11, 2015
“Whenever anyone asks me about my future I pretend to not hear and then run away to my room to have a mini panic attack and cry a little.” Junior Reilly Sleater comments while slowly backing away, worried somebody may ask her what she wants to do with her life.

How to Deal With Family Over the Holidays

Grace Toups, Editor in Chief
November 30, 2015
Photo Credit: Grace Toups
Theres no better time to get a new fall hair-cut than now.

Virtual Haircut

Grace Toups, Editor in Chief
November 13, 2015
Photo Credit: Jaime Jurado
Jurado running to the end of her cross country career is a memory she will never forget

Humans of Academy: Jaime Jurado

Grace Toups, Editor In Chief
October 23, 2015
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