Fairlawn Elementary students win Florida Stock Market Exchange Challenge

Fairlawn Elementary students Rodney Belezair, Jocelyn Ruiz, Lauryn Chesney, and Liam Felix  in Shirley Helton’s fifth grade class won first place in the Florida State Elementary Division of the Florida Stock Market Exchange Challenge. Students were given an account where they could buy and sell stocks just like the real Stock Market. This opportunity allowed the…

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Fairlawn Elementary students win 2012 DAR American History Essay Contest

Fairlawn Elementary students in Shirley Helton’s fifth grade class received top honors in the 2012 DAR American History Essay Contest, sponsored by the Cora Stickney Harper Branch of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The district winners for the American History Essay competition pictured, from left, are second place winner AnsleyBrowning, first place winner M’KenziShaw-Hampton, and third…

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Fairlawn Elementary students learn about disabilities through books

Fairlawn Elementary School recently celebrated the 11th Annual Inclusive Schools Week. Media Specialist Buster Nelson read a different book about children with disabilities to each grade level. He read Leo the Late Bloomer about Developmental Disabilities to kindergarten, Andy Finds a Turtle  about physical disabilities to first grade, Danny and the Merry Go Round  about Cerebral Palsy…

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