Allapattah Flats K8 students move to the music

This week in music class at Allapattah Flats K-8, students listened to a piece called “Gallop” from The Comedians composed by Dimitri Kabalevsky. The instructional focus was on “form,” the structure of a musical composition as it can be divided into different sections. Teacher Danya Etter made the activity exciting by not only adding movements for the different sections of…

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Gaines Academy AVID students learn teambuilding

AVID students from sixth, seventh, and eighth grades at Samuel S. Gaines spent a day at Broward College’s Tigertail Lakes activity center. Students participated in high ropes course, low ropes course, and teambuilding activities throughout the course of the day. The trip was designed to strengthen collaborative and critical thinking skills within grade levels. The students…

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Allapattah Flats recognizes Young Scholar award recipients

Allapattah Flats K8 School congratulates four students who have been recognized as 2011 Florida’s Young Scholars Award Recipients. The noted students join nearly 2500 3rd-8th graders from across Florida that received such acclaim.  Hundreds of schools participated in the project to select and honor students who not only excel academically but show that they are well-rounded…

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Allapattah Flats first graders celebrate Literacy Week

Students in Pamela Owens’ and Ann Hartman’s first grade classes celebrated Literacy Week with a special guest reader, Principal Jonetha Maness.  Mrs. Maness read “Giraffes Can’t Dance”  to first graders in the special “gator” reading room.  Students giggled hysterically as the giraffe learned how to dance, they also shared connections they made to the story and their lives.  What a great way…

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Southern Oaks students become Egyptologists

 Students in Kate Kennedy’s sixth grade World Cultures classes at Southern Oaks Middle School have been studying about the fascinating civilization of Ancient Egypt. Students were asked to choose a topic in which they were particularly interested in of the ancient culture and become SOMS “Egyptologists”. The assignment included  the opportunity for students to choose the medium by which…

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