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  • Academy for Discovery at Lakewood’s 3rd grade open house originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 17th has been rescheduled for Monday, February 5, 2018, doors open at 5:30pm with the program starting at 6:00pm. Any rising 3rd grader who is interested in learning more about ADL's Project Based Learning and Pre-International Baccalaureate Program should come and learn more about it at the Open House on Monday, February 5th.

    Academy for Discovery at Lakewood’s 6th grade open house originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 10th has been rescheduled for Monday, January 22, 2018, doors open at 5:30pm with the program starting at 6:00pm. Any student who is interested in applying for the International Baccalaureate Middle School Years Programme should come and learn more about it at the Open House on Monday, January 22nd.

     

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  • Mission and Philosophy Statement

    In partnership with students, families, and community, the Academy for Discovery at Lakewood will inspire in its students a lifelong passion for learning in a global society. With a commitment to academic excellence and personal integrity, students will demonstrate independent and reflective thinking, creativity, as well as a sense of social responsibility and intercultural understanding.

    We believe in…

    (E)xceptional teaching practices that enhance the experiences of our students. Professional learning communities support student growth by evaluating curriculum and unique instructional strategies.

    (A)cademic excellence for all students. Students’ engagement with inquiry-based learning gives them the freedom to take risks in a nurturing environment.

    (G)lobal awareness and understanding, to promote and prepare students for real world problem solving.

    (L)earning environments that promote leadership, resilience, self-discovery, team building, and personal growth.

    (E)xpectations that foster compassion, respect, fairness, responsibility, and ethical behavior. These attributes are the foundation for building character in all students.

    (S)upportive relationships between staff, families, and community stakeholders. These relationships encourage civic-minded attitudes and an appreciation for diversity.

Contact Information

  • IB MYP

    Mr. Thomas R. Smigiel, Jr., Principal
    Mrs. Letitia Frank, Assistant Principal
    1701 Alsace Avenue
    Norfolk, Virginia 23509

    For inquiries, general questions or to contact the school, please email: ADLQuestions@nps.k12.va.us

    For transportation or pick-up changes/requests please email Lakewoodpickup@gmail.com. All requests must be made by 2:30pm daily.

    Phone: (757) 628-2477
    Fax: (757) 628-2486

    Summer Office Hours:
    Monday - Thursday
    8:00AM - 3:00PM
    Closed July 4, 2018

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    7:45AM - 3:30PM

    Student Hours:
    8:15AM - 2:45PM

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ADLEagles

    Blog: ADLMYP.edublogs.org

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