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TKA pitcher throwing baseball

TKA’s Varsity Lions Baseball have won their last four games and are seeded 2nd for the upcoming district playoffs. The Lions had a stellar performance on Monday in a district game against American Heritage. They battled 10 innings and 3 1/2 hours for the 3-2 win!  Sam Cornelius and Austin Sharkey kept the momentum of… Continue Reading

The Light in the Piazza

Click here to purchase tickets for TKA’s final musical of the year,  The Light in the Piazza.  The King’s Academy is the first high school in the nation to perform this beautiful musical.  Costumes were worn for the first time this week and they look amazing!  Be part of this amazing journey to Italy!  Performances… Continue Reading

PTF Parent Teacher Fellowship

TKA’s Parent Teacher Fellowship invites you to attend the Spring General Meeting on Tuesday, April 12th at 8:30AM in the Events Center.  There are many new and exciting things happening at TKA.  Come hear from Administrators and Faculty as they recap the school year and share exciting news for next school year.  You will also… Continue Reading

International Students Celebrate End of Year

TKA’s International Student Program held a carnival style End of Year Celebration for students and their host families last Saturday. It was a great time of fellowship and an opportunity to recognize nine graduating seniors who have added tremendous value to The King’s Academy. Representing China, Mexico, Iraq, Brazil, and South Korea, their average GPA… Continue Reading

TKA choir

TKA’s choirs performed at the Florida Vocal Association Music Performance Assessments this week.  Two middle school choirs and three high school choirs performed beautiful selections to rave reviews.  The five choirs received the highest possible Superior ratings including superiors in sight reading, a very challenging portion of the evaluations.  The high school choirs will compete… Continue Reading

Japanese concert band

Last Friday, members of TKA’s Symphonic Band attended a clinic/concert with the Inagakuen  Sogo H.S. Wind Orchestra from Saitama, Japan. Students were able to observe, up close, the methods they have used to become 17-time Gold Medalists at the All Japan Band Contest. The band also gave a concert that was enthusiastically received by everyone… Continue Reading

5th graders dissecting a shark

Fifth graders will return this evening from a two-day trip to Nature’s Academy, a hands-on environmental program in Bradenton. Through this hands-on experiential education program, students learn about our state’s diverse ecosystems. Their itinerary was full of interesting activities such as a canoe trip on Upper Myakka Lake, a nature walk and canopy investigation, cast-netting,… Continue Reading

Students Experience School in the 1890’s

Fourth grade students enjoyed a day at the Little Red Schoolhouse this week. This building was the first schoolhouse in southeast Florida and now provides a “living history” program that takes students back in time to experience a day in a one-room school of the 1890’s. Students dressed as children from that time period, practiced… Continue Reading

spider diorama

First graders have learned many interesting facts about bugs during their recent unit study. This week they presented their bug research projects to classmates and parents. Each student selected a bug to research, write about, and create a life-size model. There may be some aspiring Entomologists among this talented group of students.

TKA trending news

Have you noticed the new segment TKA Trending News on the school Facebook page? This weekly news segment presents links to topics in today’s interesting world. The two features recently posted reached more than 4,000 friends and people are sharing these attention-grabbing stories.  Click here to visit TKA’s Facebook page and make sure you “Like”… Continue Reading