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!
Great News from the Math Department!! – Congratulations to Ashley Zhou for scoring in the top 50 students on the FERMAT I test at the UTPro2Serve Math Competition! This allowed her to go on to take the FERMAT II test. Several hundred students from all across TN participated in the competition at UT which is sposored by Pro2Serve in Oak […]
Students who score at or above the 95th percentile nationally in select content areas on the TerraNova assessments in 3rd through 6th grades qualify for the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) the following year. The content areas include Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Composite, Language, Language Mechanics, Language Composite, Mathematics, Math Computation, Math Composite, Total Score, Science, […]