8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
P.K. Yonge Recognized by George Lucas Foundation!
Resulting from a faculty presentation at a national conference, P.K. Yonge has been featured in Edutopia's "Schools That Work" series. Edutopia, an arm of the George Lucas Foundation, recognizes schools for innovative programs that are adaptable for other schools and benefit a multitude of students in varying environments. Read the Gainesville Sun article: P.K. Yonge Named Among "Schools That Work," visit the Edutopia website and watch videos about the work taking place at our school!
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 History. Welcome to P. K. Yonge!
September Celebration of 50 Years' Diversity at P.K. Yonge
The first P.K. Yonge event Honoring 50 Years of Diversity took place on September 18th. A reception and roundtable discussion, hosted by the Yonge Ambassadors, for current students to learn from our alumni was a huge success! Many thanks to alumni Mrs. Wantanisha Morant, Ms. Kiwanna Buie, Mr. Larry McDaniel and Ms. Teshiana Parker for supporting and inspiring our current students. To learn more about these events, please visit the Alumni page.
Chinese Friends Visit from Partner School in Nanjing
From September 24th - 29th, 23 students, two administrators, and one teacher from our partner school NJEIS (in China), will be visiting P.K. Yonge! Students will be staying with P.K. Yonge families, experiencing American family life at school and at home. We are eager to welcome them to the US and to our school. Visit the PKY Global page for more information, check out this language tutorial, and download this translation app!
Congratulations to Dominique Erney
National Merit Scholar semifinalists have been announced and Dominique Erney is one of 37 finalists in Alachua County! Congratulations Dominique!
Morning Mile Results
Our Morning Mile is off to a great start! There were 72 participants last week and Mrs. Beckett's Class had the most participants per advisory. The following students have earned their first necklace: Kindergarten - Christopher Jeong 53 laps/6+ miles, 1st - Davis Garrett - 70 laps/8+ miles and Sebastian Jeong 53 laps/6+ miles, 2nd/3rd Grade - Lawson Polhill 61 Laps/7+ and Calvin Thomas 48 laps/6 miles, 2nd/3rd Grade - Adam Henderson 54 Laps/6+ miles and Celeste Flory 40 laps/5 miles, 4th/5th Grade- Joey Smith 56 laps/7 miles. Please join us for the Morning Mile!
Rosa Rabell Spanish Language Study ScholarshipWe are pleased to announce the Rosa Rabell Spanish Language Study Scholarship, named in honor of P.K. Yonge’s retired Spanish language teacher, the beloved Señora Rosa Rabell.
This is a wonderful opportunity for a deserving P.K. Yonge student to study in Spain during the summer of 2015. Designed for high school students, this highly-structured, study-abroad program offers a three-week total immersion experience of language and culture. For more information, please read the full letter and to apply please complete the entire application by October 6th. Please contact Mrs. Santiago for more information - email@example.com
Library Usage After School
Middle school students will have daily access to the library after school from 2:05 pm – 3:15 pm. After 3:15, middle school students are expected to be off campus unless involved in a supervised practice, a rehearsal, a meeting or are enrolled in the Blue Wave After School Program.
High school students will have daily access to the library after school from 2:05 pm – 5:30 pm.