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  • Collaborating to meet the needs of each child.

 --- P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School --- Collaborating to Meet the Needs of Each Child 
What's Happening at P.K. Yonge?
Alumni - Thankathon!

Thank You for Donating to P.K. Yonge!

This year we introduce the inaugural P.K. Yonge Thankathon! If you've donated in this fiscal year and your number is recorded in our system then you should hear from a P.K. Yonge student. We are grateful to all our donors for the support they provide to activities, equipment, athletics and more. We are also committed to encouraging the spirit of gratitude in our students! If you have donated and don't hear from us, please contact Julia Neal to update your contact information.

Student Activities - Chinese Camp

P.K. Yonge Chinese Language & Culture Camp

Each year P.K. Yonge students have the opportunity to visit our partner school, Nanjing Experimental International School, or host students from NJEIS at their home. This summer (August 3-13) you have the opportunity to learn Mandarin Chinese before hosting or visiting Nanjing, China. For more information check out the flyer and then sign up today! 

Student Activities - OM in the Gainesville Sun!

OM Team Heads to Michigan!

Safe travels and Go Blue Wave to our OM team heading to Michigan to compete in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals! Read the Gainesville Sun article Local teens to use creativity, smarts in mental Odyssey

Student Activities-Second Grade radKIds

3rd Annual radKids Program

P.K. Yonge along with the University of Florida Police Department have come together to offer the radKIDS® Personal Empowerment Safety Education Program.  It is a 12 ˝ hour family centered safety education program that emphasizes essential decision-making skills as well as physical resistance options to escape violence. Second grade students participated in the program with UF officers and Coach Zazo to create a true safety partnership.

Administration - Best Practices Drive-in Conference

The Best Practices Drive-in Conference

Calling all educators and administrators from around the state of Florida, join us on June 11, 2015 for the Second Annual Best Practices Drive-in Conference - FREE! If you are a faculty member or administrator from a developmental research school - join us and present!

Student Activities- Football Program

Blue Wave Football Program-Sno Cones

Snow cones will be available Tuesdays and Thursdays (May 19th-May 28th) from 2:05-3:05pm in front of the cafeteria.  You may purchase for $1.00 each and all proceeds benefit the Blue Wave Football Program. Stay COOL Blue Wave!

Student Kudos - K/1 Learning Community

Pizza Restaurant Profit is Donated!

The K-1 Learning Community generated a profit of $1103 from their Pizza Restaurant and Store. They've donated the proceeds to the Food Bank, which will provide 7,700 meals to hungry families in Gainesville and surrounding counties.
Student Kuddos- Boston Crusaders

Hunter Holtzworth to Tour with Boston Crusaders

11th Grader Hunter Holtzworth has been offered membership in the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps.  This is a tremendous accomplishment for Hunter as well as P.K. Yonge's Music Department considering this honor is typically reserved for college students. Hunter will begin a summer tour across the United States beginning May16th.  Join us in congratulating Hunter on this amazing achievement!

Student Activities - Yearbook!

The "Yongester" is HERE!

The 2014-15 P.K. Yonge Yearbook "the Yongester" has arrived and is for sale during middle and high school lunches, in Mr. Holt's room, and the business office. The cost is $75 cash or check made out to the University of Florida


Administration - 2013-14 Annual Newsletter

2013-14 School Year in Review

The 2013-14 Annual Newsletter is available! Stay tuned for the 2014-15 Newsletter coming in the fall!

Administration- Z to A Countdown

End of the Year Z to A Countdown

A few years ago, we began the tradition of counting down the last 26 days of school by having fun dress-up days.  Each day corresponds to a different letter of the alphabet, from Z down to A on the last day of school.  This year the countdown began on Wednesday, April 29th.  Click here for the complete schedule.

Administration - 8th Grade Graduation

8th Grade Families SAVE THE DATE!

Please join us on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 6pm in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) to celebrate the accomplishments of our 8th grade students for Blue Wave “HIGHlights” Night
On this special night, 8th graders will have a chance to celebrate their accomplishments with teachers and families. Formal invitations will be distributed during the week of May 11th.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Arduser at sarduser@pky.ufl.edu


Administration- Approved School Calendar

2015-2016 School Calendar

The 2015-2016 School Calendar has been approved.  Click here to view a copy.
Summer - Opportunities for Students

Summer - It's Never Too Early to Start Planning!

As we move into the fourth quarter of our 2014-15 school year, summer is on the horizon. There are number of summer opportunities for students on the P.K. Yonge campus this year. Visit the Summer 2015 page to find out what camps are happening and when!

High School - Course Description Guide

Student Handbook and Course Description Guide

It's never too early to start planning! The Student Handbook and Course Description Guide for 2015-16 is available on the High School Counseling page and on the Policies and Documents page.

Administration - Welcome!

Education, Innovation, and Research

We serve the needs of 1154 students and work with educators around the state, the nation, and the world to develop and test best practices in education. Visit Professional Outreach to learn more about blended learning and MTSS, watch our Videos, visit Plans for the Future and HistoryWelcome to P. K. Yonge!

P.K. Yonge is governed by the College of Education at the University of Florida.

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