This year, more than 160 P.K. Yonge Elementary students have participated in Morning Mile. Together, they've run over 3400 miles! Morning Mile is everyday before school, depending on the weather. Congratulations to all our elementary students!
Duke TIP Results
Congratulations to students who participated in the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s 7th Grade Talent Search: Alex Bonahue, Taete Bost, Coy Ducharme, Hannah Jacobbe, Katrina Jean Charles, Connor Jeffers, Chloe Maclaren, Michael Mathis, Asher Perez, Serenity Riggins, and Jeremiah Sandberg. Candidates are invited to take the ACT or the SAT college entrance exams as 7th graders, which allows them greater insight into their academic abilities. Special congratulations to Connor Jeffers and Asher Perez who received state recognition and have been invited to the Duke TIP Center for Summer Studies!
Purchase Promo Items With New Logo!
P.K. Yonge Spirit Wear is now available for purchase online! Order your items today and they will be shipped directly to you. We have sweatpants, hoodies, tshirts, polos, visors, and hats available for sale. Act now! The online store won't be up for long.
Girls Basketball Students Named Scholar Athletes
Congratulations to our Girls Basketball 6-12 grade students who made the AB Honor Roll in the first semester earning them the title Scholar Athletes. (Not pictured: Janelle Morant, 8th Grader.) Congratulations girls! Thanks Coaches Powers & Johnson for encouraging a focus on academics. #PKYGirlsBasketball
Gainesville Sun Achievers blog recognizes (May 16) Dr. Jon Mundorf the recipient of the UF Outstanding Young Alumni award, and our four high-impact teachers Kate Yurko, Cody Miller, Bill Steffens, and George Pringle.
Read about it here (3rd & 4th paragraphs).
Four P.K. Yonge Faculty Present On Universal Design For Learning
The Florida Council of Language Arts Supervisors kicked off their Spring Conference at the University of Central Florida with a keynote presentation from Dr. Jon Mundorf, Jen Cheveallier, Cody Miller, and Kate Yurko on Universal Design for Learning in secondary ELA classrooms. Congratulations!
Nationally Awarded Magazine On Sale Now!
Get your Creeks and Currents: Making Waves magazine for $5 from J-311, the front office, Ms. Johnson, Dr. Codero, Ms. Jacobbe, or any foreign language or English teachers. You’ll love it! It's 68 colorful pages of K-12 student art and writing including a surprise on page 35.
Grade 8 Awards Night!
All grade 8 families are invited to attend PKY’s “Grade 8 Awards Night: A WAVE Goodbye to Middle School”. The evening will be devoted to celebrating the accomplishments of grade 8 students. The program will begin at 6 PM on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and last approximately 1 ½ hours. The location is the PAC. Light refreshments will be served. Entertainment and festivity guaranteed! We sincerely hope all grade 8 families will join us.
The Last 26 Days of School Are Here!
The Last 26 Days Countdown starts this Wednesday, May 4. Join us as we celebrate the end of our 2015-16 school year. Each day corresponds to a different letter of the alphabet, starting with Z and ending with A. Summer is almost here!