The first thing you notice about The King’s Academy running back Jason Maduafokwa is his sheer size.
“The first time I saw him, he was running around on the soccer field,” said TKA football coach Matt Lowe. “‘Who’s the giant out there running around?’ Physically he’s everything you could possibly look for in a running back. His height, his build is very impressive.”
Just weeks ago, new academy head football coach Matt Lowe was welcomed to The King’s Academy family. Students, parents and athletic enthusiasts gathered to greet Lowe and his family. Lowe talked to academy families about his coaching style and expectations as well as some goals has has for the TKA football program.
October 9 -12, 2013 – The King’s Academy celebrated homecoming week with much excitement! Students and faculty alike participated in dress-up days that included Superhero Day, Safari/Jungle Day, Make a Difference Day, and Black and Gold Day. Friday, October 12 the festivities reached their peak! The annual homecoming parade took place at 1:20 followed by a pep rally on the football field! That evening TKA welcomed alumni from the 80s to a class reunion that began before the homecoming football game. Homecoming week was once again a week loaded with fun and school spirit!
The King’s Academy held its annual science fair in February. Students had the opportunity to choose to complete a science experiment or mentoring project. Those who chose to complete the mentoring project spent at least 10 hours learning about the profession of someone who works in a scientific career. They presented their findings using electronic media […]
The King’s Academy conducted its Intermediate Science Fair on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Students from third through fifth grades completed experiments concerning various scientific topics. Prizes for the science fair were generously donated by the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster and Wonderworks. The Grand Prize winner of this years’ Science Fair was fourth grader Alana Weidman for her […]
TKA is pleased to announce the 2015 Middle School Science Fair Winners! Judges selected the winners based on 1.) the Scientific Method being demonstrated in the research, hypothesis, experiment, gathering of data, and conclusion of each project; 2.) original thought, difficulty of the project, thoroughness of scientific thought, presentation of the experiment and information collected; […]