Holocaust Professional Development

  Manatee Academy’s Language Arts Teacher Maggie King and Media Specialist Debbie Remington along with Maureen Carter, Palm Beach county’s Holocaust Program Planner, attended FAU’s “Holocaust: Using Visual Arts” professional development seminar in West Palm Beach. They received four books, a DVD with numerous lesson plans, Holocaust art lessons, dinner, and were able to network…

Southport’s Literacy Night

Southport’s Literacy Department held their annual celebration of Literacy and Scholastic Book Fair in the media center. There was a host of fun activities and entertainment with musical fluency by our literacy teachers: Wanda Galey, James Saunders, and Band Director James LeBon.  The Port St. Lucie Police also sponsored a Stoplifting/Drug Awareness center for the…

Palm Pointe Guidance Counselor in Tallahassee

Palm Pointe Educational Research School at Tradition’s elementary school counselor, Summer Kuba, organized a “Day on the Hill” in Tallahassee where school counselors across the state met with legislators to educate them on the impact school counseling services have on student academic and social emotional development, college and career readiness, and overall lifelong success.  Pictured…

Southport Students Attend Luncheon

Southport Middle School’s Math Coach Kathleen Manchester selected Laura Barco-Garcia, and Media Specialist Angela Mas selected Michael Lovejoy as student representatives to meet with and ask questions of Superintendent E. Wayne Gent. Both the teachers and students enjoyed their lunch with other teachers and selected students from around the county.

Gaines Academy Turkey Bowl

Awesome! Fantastic! Fun! Just some of the adjectives used to describe the Gaines Academy First Annual Turkey Bowl. Thursday evening’s night of family fun featured games, arts and crafts, face painting, cake walks, relay races, cheerleading instructions, and a Scholastic Book Fair. All of this took place while guests were serenaded by the impressive SGA Band. The featured…

Dan McCarty Eagles Celebrate TOY, DME, OFYT, and SRE

Principal Felicia Nixon and Assistant Principal Heather Stanford-Clark announced the Teacher of the Year, Distinguished Minority Educator, Outstanding First Year Teacher, and School Related Employee nominees during the Eagle News Morning Show. The entire school campus celebrated the phenomenal instructional/behavioral contributions of Ms. Dumont (TOY), Ms. Dennis (DME), Ms. Thiery (OFYT-not pictured), and Ms. Tucker…

Kindergarten Loves Apples at Mariposa Elementary

Mrs. Kari McIntyre’s Kindergarten class at Mariposa Elementary enjoyed Apple Center Day! The children had a wonderful time using their 5 senses to explore apples. Mrs. McIntyre spent 3-weeks having the students learn about the 5-senses, specifically what, why, and how we use them. Through reading, writing, science, and math, the children were able to…

A Chance to Win at SGA

The PBIS team of Samuel S. Gaines Academy is striving to engage kids in positive behaviors. When students follow the “SGA Way” which is the school-wide expectations to Stay Safe, Give Respect and Act Responsibly, they earn “Colt Cash.” Colt Cash can be used for special events and “Chance to Win” drawings. The PBIS team sponsors monthly…