WASHINGTON, D.C.—Five leaders from around the country have been appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board to serve four-year terms, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today. This year’s Governing Board appointees include four new members and one re-appointed member—the Board’s current Vice Chair Tonya Matthews. The appointees’ terms begin on Oct. 1, 2018,…Details
On Friday, October 23rd, NASA Engineer George “Gabe” Gabrielle, came to Samuel Gaines Academy to speak with our students about space travel. He taught Mr. Davino’s AVID classes about the NASA facilities, preparing them for their upcoming 8th grade field trip to Kennedy Space Center in November. Mr. Gabrielle also had a chance to speak with the…Details
Fort Pierce Central High School received the honor of being recognized as a National Beta School of Distinction. This national award speaks highly of the school’s commitment to academic excellence and illustrates dedication to preparing students for college and career readiness.
October is recognized as National Bullying Prevention Month. The statistics associated with bullying are staggering across the United States. More than one out of every five students reports being bullied at some point in their educational career. As part of our work to address social and emotional learning throughout the district, our goal is to…Details
National Custodial Workers Day 2018 is Tuesday, October 2, 2018 in the USA. National Custodial Workers Day is sometimes referred to as National Custodial Workers Recognition Day or National Custodian Appreciation Day, but they do all aim for the same thing — thank our custodial workers for what they do every day. We appreciate the duties and…Details
Peaches are a delicious summer treat. A native of China, peaches traveled to Persia before making their way to the Americas with the Spaniards in the 1700’s. Thomas Jefferson grew peaches at Monticello. It wasn’t until the 1900’s that commercial peach growing began in the United States. A member of the rose family, and classified…Details
“Geoffrey Zheng, a senior at Lincoln Park Academy (LPA) in Fort Pierce has been named as one of the semifinalists for the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program,” announced Superintendent E. Wayne Gent. “This is a prestigious honor, and I am very proud of Geoffrey’s achievement and the instructional support he has received. He is a…Details
Celebrate National Night Out Against Crime on August 6th!
November 12-18, 2018 is designated as National School Psychology Awareness Week. This week serves to highlight the important work school psychologists and other educators do to help students thrive in school. Our school psychologists are all actively involved in problem solving meetings at schools, conducting evaluations, assisting in implementing our mental health initiative, addressing suicide…Details
It’s National Take-Your-Child-to-the-Library Day! So at Manatee Academy that means families come out on a chilly Saturday morning and enjoy free world-famous, yummy chocolate-chip pancakes (by Chef Remington in pink), juice, prizes, and our fabulous library! Students could check-out up to 10 books! A truly fun day!