P.K. Yonge follows the University of Florida (not Alachua County Public Schools) in the event of a school closure due to a storm. Any storm-related news regarding a PKY school closure will posted here on our website. In addition, we will conduct a phone home with the same message. Please be sure that your Skyward contact information is up to date. If you need help with Skyward updates, please contact Martha Flinchum at the attendance desk 392-1554, ext. 234.
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 - DATE CHANGED!
Tuesday, September 6: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A "Welcome" will occur in the PAC prior to visiting learning communities.
China Interest Meeting, 9/8 at 6pmIf you are in grades 8 - 11 and are interested in learning more about our planned trip to China in November of 2017, we will be hosting a China Interest Meeting on September 8th at 6pm in the Library. Please join us to learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
Visit: http://pkyglobal.pkyonge.ufl.edu and watch Going Global with P.K. Yonge: The International Connection
Mrs. Jacobbe Presenting About Math Instruction
On behalf of the 2017 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition Program Committee, Elizabeth Jacobbe’s proposal, "Communicating with Parents About Math Instruction - Information, Assessment System, and Math Nights", has been accepted. Mrs. Jacobbe will be the Lead Speaker with her husband, Tim. The Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday through Saturday, April 5-8, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Congratulations!
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
High School Students: Colleges are Coming to Campus!
We will have the following representatives available to talk to you about post high school options during your lunch period on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Look forward to seeing: Florida Atlantic University, Wilkes Honors College, Florida Polytechnic University, Florida Gulf Coast University, New College of Florida, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, The University of Tampa, NOVA Southeastern, Florida Southern, and the United States Marine Corps. Visit their tables at lunch and learn more about them!
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.