Samuel S. Gaines Academy celebrated National Kids at Hope Day during the week of November 10th – 14th. Staff and students proudly showed their Kids at Hope spirit by wearing Kids at Hope shirts or any blue and yellow shirts during the week. Each day, students discussed their Aces on the morning announcements. Students held…Details
Faculty and Staff of Sam Gaines Academy are proud to announce that 58 middle school students met eligibility qualifications for the National Junior Honor Society. These students have maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, exemplary conduct, manners and behavior as well as leadership qualities. Dr. Donna Mills challenged and encouraged the students…Details
Dr. Danni Hoey from Indian River State College addressed students at Samuel Gaines Academy during the December Speakers Bureau presentation. The Speakers Bureau is a valuable channel of communication between students and community leaders.
Mrs. Marsha Mimnaugh, Reading Interventionist at Samuel Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 15 Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Endowment is a federal agency that, each summer, supports these…Details
The giant banner hanging from the auditoria walls with a smile greeted, “Welcome to Family Writing Night and Thanks for Joining SGA as we FLEE into Writing.” Kristen Register (AVID teacher and coordinator), her AVID team, Matthew Roy (7th Grade Language Arts teacher and Department Chair), SGA teachers and staff hosted Family Writing Night. In…Details
The science teachers of Samuel Gaines Academy K-8 worked collaboratively to create a Science Expo for 5th & 8th grade students. The purpose of the event was to prepare students for the FCAT Science Assessment. Several community and district level science experts sponsored standards based curriculum stations where students interacted with activities specific to their learning…Details
The students of Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies were excited to raise money to benefit the March of Dimes. Students were asked to make donations and they were able to choose a bucket in which to place their donations. Each bucket represented a different administrator on campus. The administrators’ buckets with the most…Details
Sam’s Community Outreach program recently came to honor White City Elementary. Staff was recognized for their compassion and caring not only about their students but also for their families. Everyone enjoyed gift cards, prizes, and dessert all provided by Sam’s.
Students at Sam Gaines Academy enjoyed their first Speakers Bureau presentation. Guest speaker Dr. Kevin Perry inspired the young people with his words of wisdom in his message: If You Want to Be Somebody, If You Want to Go Somewhere, You Better Wake Up andy Attention…
On Wednesday November 4th, Samuel Gaines Academy hosted its first combination honor roll assembly/student led conference event. Students explained to parents and Treasure Hunters all of their accomplishments from the first nine weeks of school. Students also led conferences showing the items in their Colt Binders. Forest Grove Principal Terry Davis visited with several students…Details