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Congratulations to TKA’s Debate Team. At the National Qualifiers at Suncoast High School last Saturday, freshman William Gerhoff was selected from 200 competitors to represent the county in the All-Star round and freshman Kenny Shaw came one point short of a perfect score as the tournament’s Presiding Officer. William Gerhoff Kenny Shaw

Secondary students were the hands and feet of Jesus last Saturday as they served the many families attending the Access Life Expo at John Prince Park. Access Life uses the Expo to reach out to individuals living with disabilities and their families by creating a safe atmosphere of unconditional love, wholesome fellowship, and fun. Students… Continue Reading

Elementary students were treated to a special presentation about the importance of preparing and eating healthy foods by Certified Culinary Educator and Master Pastry Chef Manfred Schmidtke this morning. Mr. Schmidtke, also a TKA parent whose son Samuel is in 3rd grade, challenged students to go grocery shopping with their parents and shop the outer… Continue Reading

Elementary students collected donations and participated in the Jump Rope for the Heart event this week to support the American Heart Association’s research, education, and training efforts. PE coaches Tim Willcox and Sandy Erneston shared with the students the importance of maintaining a healthy heart through diet and exercise. The students enjoyed competing against each… Continue Reading

Yesterday, 55 performing arts students flew to the “Big Apple” for a 5-day trip of a lifetime! These students have the opportunity to perform in the Tony Award- winning concert performance of The Secret Garden in Avery Fisher Hall at the Lincoln Center on Sunday, February 21st. While working around a busy but rewarding rehearsal… Continue Reading

The Political Science Club met on Tuesday morning to hear from three of TKA’s International students speaking about Government and Politics in their home countries. Each of the students spoke and fielded questions from the students about their countries. Seated in the front row: Marie Schuhler (France), Francis Liao (China), and Katherine Boyko (Ukraine).

Here is a sampling of some of the creative class projects that will be available as part of this year’s Mane Event Auction.   Miss Albee 1st Grade Class Quilt   5th Grade Disney Dream Lover’s Package 8th Grade “Shop till u Drop” Basket The 2016 Mane Event Dinner & Auction Nautical Nights is only… Continue Reading

Congratulations to TKA seniors Gregorio Umana and Celene Perez for winning 1st place in the duet category of Junior Achievement’s Watch a Rising Star Competition at the Kravis Center on Saturday, February 13th. Gregorio also received 2nd place in the solo category. Blessed to have such amazing talent representing The King’s Academy!

Mr. Doug Goddard, founder of Access Life Ministries, shared with elementary students during Chapel this morning. He spoke about following the “Golden Rule” when you meet someone with a disability. He reminded them that these individuals are created in God’s image and they have value. He shared a video about their ministry for people with… Continue Reading

A special thanks to all the families who donated items for the Access Life Expo “goody bags.” 500 bags have been packed full of bubbles, play doh, stickers, snacks , a Bible, and much more. These goody bags will be given to each individual living with disabilities upon their arrival to the Access Life Expo… Continue Reading