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Into the Wild with Akili Academy

In early October, eighth grade students at Akili Academy embarked on a great adventure to Fountainebleau State Park for an overnight camping trip. For most of the students who participated, this was their first time experiencing the great outdoors overnight. Along with their teachers and principal, the first graduating class of Akili Academy created wonderful memories…
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Staff Spotlight: Thomas Coates Welsh

Thomas Coates Welsh is a K-4 special education resource room teacher at Akili Academy. A graduate of Michigan State University, Coates Welsh will be beginning his sixth year as an educator this August.
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Staff Spotlight: Hannah Bunis

Hannah Bunis teaches third grade at Akili Academy. A graduate from the University of Arizona, Bunis has spent the first four years of her teaching career at Akili. She is currently working to obtain her master’s degree in education from the Relay Graduate School of Education. As a Sociology major, Bunis said the topics discussed…
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Staff Spotlight: Anthony Rankins

Anthony Rankins teaches 7th grade Science at Akili Academy and also serves as a Math Interventionist. An experienced teacher with nearly five years in the classroom, Rankins holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Auburn University.
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Staff Spotlight: Mary Carlton

Mary Carlton serves as the Director of Expanded Learning at Akili Academy. A graduate of Occidental College in California, Carlton holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Environmental Policy.
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