Plato Academy Schools News

Spring Testing 2019

Greetings families, Below are our spring testing dates. In Spring 2018, our state lawmakers passed a statute that requires all spring assessments to be given in the last 4 weeks of school. The two exceptions are 3rd grade reading and 4th-8th writing assessments. As...

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An introduction to nanotechnology by Dr. Aifantis

Last week our 4th graders got visited by a scientist: Dr. Katerina E. Aifantis, Associate Professor and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty Fellow at the University of Florida visited Plato Academy Clearwater last week to share with our students her passion...

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Plato Academy Art Teacher receives remarkable award!

Ms. Catherine Flaherty is a very successful Art teacher at Plato Academy but her creativity extends to other forms of expression like writing. As her Plato Academy family, we are excited for her being among the recipients of the 2018 Richard Dewey Award for her...

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Plato Academy Palm Harbor 8th Grade Science Fair 2019

On Monday, January 14, Plato Academy Palm Harbor 8th Grade students presented their projects at the school's Science Fair which is a culminating activity of the scientific inquiry process -- "communicating your results with the scientific community".  Our judges were...

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2019 Plato Soccer Schedule

Dear families,  Thank you for your flexibility as the weather and field conditions have caused a delay in our soccer season. Attached is an updated soccer schedule.  Tuesday, Jan. 22nd: 4:00p – Tarpon Springs vs. Palm Harbor 4:00p – Clearwater vs. Largo Tuesday, Feb....

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Carols Echoing in Tarpon Springs City Hall

Students sing from the heart The students of Plato Academy Tarpon Springs choir gave their first performance for this school year at the Tarpon Springs Town Hall. The team and their Greek teachers Mr. Fotios Kokalides and Ms. Tanya Parker along with a group of parents...

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Plato Students sing carols at Tampa airport

Traveling can sometimes be frustrating. It requires waiting and as the holidays are approaching airports get more and more busy. The Greek Choir of Plato Academy Pinellas Park with the guidance and support of their Greek teachers Ms. Vitous, Ms. Veras, Ms. Akritidou...

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St.Petersburg 5th Grade Visit to Holocaust Museum

Ms. Harrison and Ms. Pampena 5th Grade visited the Holocaust museum on November 27 which was according to some of the students "a meaningful, educational and hopeful experience" as the message of eradicating hate from our world was interwoven by the sights during...

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Plato Academy Pinellas Park young poets

Today we are sharing two poems created by two students at Plato Academy Pinellas Park. The Middle School students were assigned the task to write a Shakespearean sonnet, a form of lyric poetry that has strict rules for its composition. It should be 14 lines long, each...

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Great American Teach-In 2018

The following video excerpt includes a few moments from the parents' presentations at Plato Academy Clearwater during Great American Teach-In day on November 14, 2018. This was a great day for all our campuses! A big thank you to all the parents who dedicated their...

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Plato Academy Largo Veterans and OXI day 2018

Click below to watch video and photos from Plato Academy Largo commemoration of Veterans Day and the Greek OXI day on November 13, 2018. Students sang American and Greek songs under the guidance of their music teacher Mr. Holmes and their Greek teachers Mr. Kalaitzis,...

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Plato Academy Trinity Grand Opening

Plato Academy Trinity: the ninth Plato Academy Charter School is completed and students and staff are already enjoying their new classrooms. The Grand Opening ceremony took place on Sunday, November 4th, 2018. Present were the Consul General Mr. Demetrios Sparos,...

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Superior Sports League Flag Football Schedule

The games will take place at the "Long Center" 1501 N Belcher Rd, Clearwater, FL 33765 Tuesday, Nov. 6th: 4:00p – Tarpon vs. Palm Harbor 4:00p – Largo vs. Seminole 4:45p – Clearwater vs. St. Pete   Thursday, Nov. 8th: 4:00p – Largo vs. Tarpon Springs 4:00p –...

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Veterans Day and “OXI” day at Plato Academy Tampa

Plato Academy Tampa students and staff prepared a celebration on October 26, to honor the Veterans of our Nation. On the same event, the school commemorated the Greek "OXI" day (Greece's decision on October 28, 1940, to deny surrendering to the axis forces but...

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Plato Academy St. Petersburg Trunk or Treat 2018

A chance to get out of the ordinary won't be skipped at Plato Academy. Even more so, if it is a chance to bring together our families and staff in order to provide a fun and safe activity for our students like "Trunk or Treat". The photos are from the very...

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Hockey Season

The hockey season concluded yesterday afternoon with Tarpon Springs defeating Clearwater 4-2 to win the Championship in front of a raucous, spirited crowd. There was a lot of growth by individual players and teams this season, which was a lot of fun to watch. Plato...

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Plato Academy Seminole Art Contest Distinction

Artful News 32 Plato Academy Students entered in the (SPIFFS) St. Petersburg International Folk Fair Society Art Contest. The theme was “Holiday Desserts Around the World”. Three of our students won and will have their artwork displayed at the Folk Fair for all of...

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The mission of Plato Academy Charter Schools is to assist students in achieving their full potential by requiring and nurturing high academic and behavioral standards in a safe, supporting, challenging and enthusiastic environment fostered by a commitment and cooperative effort between the school, students, parents, and community.

Plato Academy Schools are all fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and schools as managed by AdvancED. SACS provides nationally recognized accreditation, the purpose of which is continuous school improvement focused on increasing student performance. To earn accreditation, schools must meet SACS CASI’s high standards, be evaluated by a team of professionals from outside the school and implement a continuous process of school improvement.

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