Seventh grade Lincoln Park Academy student Jamya Wiley was recently honored by Duke University at a reception at Florida Atlantic University for students the university has identified for its Duke University Talent Program (Duke TIP). Jamya scored a 20 out of a perfect 36 on her first attempt at the college entrance exam, at the…Details
In the course of just one day, we can find many things to be thankful for…if we only take the time. The students and staff in Mrs. Hill’s ASD room at Samuel Gaines Academy have adopted and set aside the month of November to display an attitude of gratitude. To show their thankfulness, the students…Details
Mrs. Ebersole’s 4th grade and Mrs. Eaker’s Kindergarten class met for the first time to introduce themselves to their new buddies. Students were given puzzle pieces that led them to their buddy when they found the match. They then exchanged notes and got to know each other. Students from both classes are looking forward to…Details
Gaines Academy students enjoyed sharing the Good News of Gaines at a community meeting held at New Destiny Family Worship Center on the evening of October 15th. Pictured are Delisha Pressley, sponsor of the National Junior Honor Society, and the students who spoke eloquently about the NJHS program, citizenship and their service projects: Abriyana Baboram, Tehilim…Details
Dads Take Your Child To School Day was a huge success at Gaines Academy. Fathers and other male role models streamed into Gaines Academy on Wednesday morning. They were treated to donuts and an inspirational message followed by smiles and laughter as they created a vision board with their child. Before leaving, the men signed the…Details
On Thursday evening, SGA parents attended the “A Day in the Life of an SGA Scholar” Parent Night. Parents began their journey in the audeteria where they learned about the Title I program. Also, they were excited about the announcement of the principal’s reading challenge. When the SGA students reach 250,000,000 reading steps, Ms. Wilke will…Details
7th grade students at Samuel Gaines have started a recycling program. While conducting Project Citizen research, students discovered that Samuel Gaines did not have a recycling program and realized the effects on the environment. Through the help of 7th and 8th grade teachers, they were able to start a recycling program partnering with Fort Pierce…Details
The SGA Red & Gold Tie event was an amazing success. Gentlemen from around the county supported Sam Gaines Academy middle school students at the event. These community leaders provided practical tips to the young men on how to tie a tie and offered professional advice on being a successful person. Great relationships were formed and positive expectations…Details
The Speakers Bureau Special Guest Speakers at Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8 this month were Mr. E. Wayne Gent, Superintendent of St. Lucie Public Schools, and Mr. Lafayette Ashley, Graduating Senior of Ft. Pierce Central High School Class of 2016. Mr. Gent captured the attention of the students as he told them how he chose…Details
Hear the Good News of Gaines. Join us for a School Advisory Council/PTO meeting at New Destiny Family Worship Center on Thursday, October 15th at 6PM.
New Destiny is located at 1801 North 27th Street in Fort Pierce.