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Lake Academy, a Kindergarten to Grade Seven regional elementary school located in Fortune, Newfoundland, Canada, is dedicated to developing the whole child become a lifelong learner by meeting unique needs, developing self-worth and appreciation of others, and providing quality educational experiences in a positive, stimulating environment. It serves a student population of just under 200 from the communities of Fortune, Grand Bank, and Grand Beach and is operated by the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District.


We think of our school as a comprehensive place where students come to learn. We work hard to meet the needs of all of the students in our care. Our slogan "A Great Place to Learn" incorporates what we believe is an atmosphere that is a positive, stimulating, and rewarding learning environment for children.

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Cheryl Burt

Vice Principal/Physical Education

Wade Green


Sherry Herridge

Grade 1

Michelle Hickman

Grade 2

Cathy Kelland

Grade 3

Allison Parsons

Grade 4/Core French

Susan Butler

Grade 5

LeeAnn Bungay

Grade 5/6

Aaron Avery
Heather Hillier

Grade 6

Patsy Dorey

Grade 7

Cecil Forsey

Lake Academy

P.O. Box 8
35 Forest Road
Fortune, NL
A0E 1P0

Tel: (709) 832-2100

Fax: (709) 832-0044


Nancy Douglas


Holly Bungay


Janis Hodder


Aaron Avery

Reading Specialist/Teacher-Librarian

Heather Chaulk

Teaching & Learning Assistant

Jody Follett

Guidance Counselor

Sherri Matthews


Tina Knickle

Support Staff

Bruce Stacey

Support Staff

Amanda Stacey

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