Señora Santiago Selected as Most Valuable Teacher
During the Florida Foreign Language Association conference Mrs. Santiago was selected Most Valuable Teacher for Region 4 and she was elected FLAME (Foreign Language Association for Managers in Education) Vice President for 2016-2017. She will serve as President for the 2017-2018 year. Congratulations!
Picture Retakes Rescheduled For Tuesday, October 25
Picture Make- Up Day has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 25th. Pictures will be taken in the lobby of the PAC for those students who missed picture day or would like to retake their photo!
Boys & Girls XC Advancing to Regionals!
Yesterday, boys and girls cross-country placed second at the District Meet hosted by Saint Francis. Both teams will be advancing to the Regional Meet next Friday at Holloway Park in Lakeland, FL. Congratulations to the P.K. Yonge Cross-Country team!
P.K. Yonge's Collaborative Action Research
As the elementary faculty transitioned into learning communities in their new building, the PKY curriculum coordinators and UF partners engaged in collaborative action research to study the professional learning provided. Read about their journey and what they learned in The New Educator's Special Issue, "Developing an Inquiry Stance toward Instructional Improvement: Teacher Leader Action Research."
Tickets on Sale Now For: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, ABRIDGED!
Imagine a show where the players on stage attempt to perform every play that Shakespeare wrote in one night. Sounds ridiculous, right?! This hilarious, fast-paced, irreverent comedy will keep the audience in stitches! October 27-29 7:00 pm & October 29 2:00 pm! Make Your reservation TODAY in the business office. Tickets: $7.00
2016 October Scholarship Letter
The 2016 October Scholarship Letter is available up in Ms. Bryen's office! If you would like a copy please come see her or download here.
New Scholarship Opportunity
Vivint Smart Home is offering a $5,000 scholarship that is open to high school SENIORS! For more information on eligibility requirements and to fill out the application please visit: http://www.vivint.com/scholarship
The deadline is April 1, 2017
Bright Futures Scholarship and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Seniors: The Bright Futures Scholarship and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are available starting on October 1st! They can be found at the following links:
Bright Futures: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/
Teal Pumpkin Project
FARE's Teal Pumpkin Project® is a worldwide movement to create a safer, happier Halloween for all kids. Putting a teal pumpkin on your doorstep means you have non-food treats available, such as glow sticks or small toys. This simple act promotes inclusion for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or other conditions. Read more here.
New Website - On Its Way!
Within the next month we will be unveiling a new website. Information regarding the date of the launch of the new site will be sent out to families before we switch to the new system. We are looking forward to a new, streamlined site and a new look for our home on the web!
The PSAT is Coming!
The PSAT/NMSQT (the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) will be given Wednesday, October 19 from 7:45 am to 12:30 pm at the Florida Gym. Bus transportation will be provided to and from PKY to the Florida Gym. All tenth graders will take the exam at no cost and do not need to sign up.
It is strongly recommended that all college bound 11th grade students take the PSAT. We are also making a limited number of seats available for 9th graders interested in taking the exam. Cost of the PSAT for students in 11th and 9th grade is $27. Waivers are available for students with financial need. Please sign up and pay in the PKY business office. Registration will begin Monday, September 26 and close at 3:00 pm on Thursday, October, 14th. For additional information, visit: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/testing/the-psat-nmsqt-and-psat-10