Congratulations to Class of 2016 Alum Darinelle Merced-Calderon
Darinelle receives a $100,000 Ronald McDonald’s House Charities/Hispanic American Commitment to Education Resources (RMHC/HACER) National Scholarship. She is one of only five students in the nation to receive the award, which is based on academic achievement, community involvement and financial need. Darinelle is currently pursuing a degree in political science at Columbia University in New York City. Read more at the Gainesville Sun Achiever's blog.
Using Our Creek for Science
Dr. Breil's 7th grade science class has been working on systems thinking and understanding the environment as a result of a partnership between Dr. Breil, UF Ph.D. student Tracey Ritchie, and Hollie Greer from the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department.
Learn more and read the Gainesville Sun story: 7th-graders Learn About Ecosystems in Their Backyard and view the Sun's Photo Gallery.
College Night 2016 at Santa Fe College
Santa Fe College will be hosting their annual college fair where there will be representatives from more than 80 colleges and universities available to speak to juniors, seniors, and their parents. Please visit the following link to pre-register, see the list of anticipated visitors, and find directions to the location: http://www.sfcollege.edu/cn/
The event will be held on August 31, 2016 at the Santa Fe College gymnasium on their Northwest campus and will run from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Mark Your Calendars for Open House!
Grades 6-12 Open House
Tuesday, August 30: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for the Club Forum from 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm on the front circle where parents and students are invited to learn more about the many extracurricular opportunities on campus, followed by a "Welcome" in the PAC before visiting your child's teachers.
Grades K-5 Open House
Thursday, September 1: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A "Welcome" will occur in the PAC prior to visiting learning communities.
Cody Miller Promotes LGBTQ Awareness with Local Teachers
9th Grade ELA teacher Cody Miller and UF Doctoral Fellow Brittney Beck deliver LGBTQ-centered professional development on our campus and for local Alachua County Teachers. Read the Story in the Gainesville Sun and read more about Cody's Teaching Tolerance Award