Lorne Akins Junior High School
St. Albert, AB, Canada T8N 2G1
The academic success of Lorne Akins students can be attributed to strong students, a dedicated teaching staff, a superb school support staff and wonderful first-line educators –parents who demonstrate care, concern and commitment to the valued home and school partnership. Lorne Akins is an excellent preparation ground for high school and for lifelong learning. It continues to be a dynamic junior high school with its priorities focused on learning, as demonstrated both by academic excellence combined with ample opportunities for students to become well-rounded members of their learning community. Two programs unique to Lorne Akins are the Gator Flex Program, which enables students to pursue excellence in sports or fine arts outside of our facility, and the Gator Plus Program, a Challenge Option.
Located on the north boundary of the former Akins family farm, the newly-renovated Lorne Akins Junior High still presides over a large area of recreational fields and trails, within short walking distance of the Fountain Park Pool, Recreational Centre and Fowler Park Track. The school serves the neighbourhoods of Braeside, Erin Ridge, Forest Lawn, Inglewood, Kingswood, Oakmont, Parkwood, Regency Heights, Sturgeon Heights, Sturgeon Point Villas and Woodlands.