Kafele Sends Positive Message

“Principal Baruti Kafele, my name is Tyler, and it’s important that you know my name.” These were the words of a Palm Pointe middle school student who echoed the heart of the guest speaker’s message to students while shaking hands with the larger-than-life Kafele.  According to on-looker Principal Kathy Perez, the 12-year-old heeded the powerful…

PBIS Bus Driver Luncheon

Allapattah Flats hosted its annual PBIS BUS DRIVER LUNCHEON on Friday, September 29, 2017. APFK8 served their drivers with great enthusiasm and appreciation for all that they do every day to keep their Gators safe! The drivers enjoyed a special drawing and a delicious lunch along with a lot of laughter and fun! We truly…

Fall Is in the Air!

Happy Fall! Students in Melanie Francisco’s kindergarten class loved working on a unit about apples. They measured, experimented, and used their five senses to investigate them. Jackson Mallonee, Elijah Josheph, Everette Robinson, and Tabitha Smith agreed that the best part of the unit was making homemade applesauce.

 

Inspiring Tunnel to Towers Run

Stephen Siller: Tunnel to Towers Run The Tunnel to Towers run is an event created two years after the occurrence of 9/11. The event symbolizes Stephen Siller’s final footsteps running in full firefighting gear from the foot of the Battery Tunnel to the Twin Towers. It pays homage to the 343 FDNY firefighters, 71 law…

Homecoming Reunion At Southport

We were extremely honored to help Private First Class Kimberly Foulk, United States Army, to surprise her children after being deployed for the past seven months. Her children were in class when they were called to the office. Her son William was little anxious when he was called, but when he walked into the attendance…

SLWK-8 First Graders Learning about Technology

Over the summer, Mrs. Nemeth, 1st grade teacher, received five tablets for her classroom through a Donors Choose proposal. Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school. Students can use photos, videos, drawings, text notes, links, and the recorder to show what they know. After…