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Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

Please join us in reminiscing with old friends and celebrating the future! Blake 8th graders from 2010-11 are invited to join us for diner at Blake Academy on Wednesday May 6 from 6:00 until 7:30.  Please RSVP by May 1 at (863) 499-2870.

5th Grade Shadow Day

Blake Shadow Day is May 15, 2015 for all new incoming 6th graders.    If your child will be attending, RSVP by May 11th.   For more information click 5th Grade Shadow Day.  If you have questions contact Mrs. Thiede at 863-499-2870.   We can’t wait to meet you!

Personality Portraits

Personality Spring Pictures are on Friday May 8, Please look for the order form in your child’s Tuesday Take Home folder. Students may only free dress on May 8  IF they are ordering pictures.

Congratulations to our newest Blake Families!

The acceptance letters for the 2015/16 School year went out a few weeks ago.  Congratulations to everyone who was accepted.  If you didn’t get one this time, don’t worry more will be sent out soon.

Blake loves our Bridge Heroes!

Thank you to Dr. Rodney Snow for being a Bridge Hero and donating 14 yearbooks to Blake students this year!  Would you like to be  Bridge hero?  Send an email me antje.wetherington@polk-fl.net to find out how.

May and June Parent newsletter

Our parent newsletter is hot off the presses.  Click May June Newsletter 2015 to read it now.

Uniform Policy

Now that it is getting cold make sure you are wearing the correct uniform at school.  Click here for the Polk County uniform policy.  Don’t forget Wednesday is dress uniform day, all students should be wearing burgundy and khaki.

#WhyBlake? Wednesday is dress uniform day

#WhyBlake? Wednesday is dress uniform day

Blake Grads do Great Things

Antonisha WilliamsCongratulations to Antonisha Williams, Blake graduate from 2007, who just graduated from the University of Florida. Are you a Blake graduate who has done great things?  Send us a picture and let us know so we can celebrate you! #WhyBlake? because our graduates are amazing!




Blake Academy needs your help!

Calling all Blake alumni, parents and friends, we need reading mentors Tuesday and Thursday after school.  This is a great opportunity for high school students who need volunteer hours or anyone who wants to make a difference in the life of a student.


Capture that Knowledge!

The BAE and BAM Video team at Blake Academy need your help.  They are trying to raise enough money for a new digital camcorder.  Please help our hard working, fabulous, award winning news team reach their goal.  You can donate or learn more by clicking here.  Use the promo code INSPIRE by September 5 to double your donation.



Interim Reports

report cardOur final interim report for this school year will go home on May 5.  If  your child is in elementary school and taking art, chorus or band you may notice a different grading scale.  For Fine Arts classes 4  = A, 3 = B, 2 = C and 1 = D.  Want to keep a closer eye on your child’s grades?  Sign up for the parent portal and you can see up to the minute grades and so much more information about what your child is doing at school.  Click here for the Parent Portal.


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