October 27-31st is RED RIBBON WEEK
This year there are multiple ways to show SADD your support during this week. Monday - Pledge Day (come to the front of the cafeteria at lunch to sign the pledge to be drug free). Tuesday - Guess the number of RED candies in the SADD jar (located in front of the cafeteria). Wednesday - Share one health fact (posted around campus) with a SADD member and win a prize. Guess the number of RED candies in the SADD jar. Thursday - Wear RED to compete for a pizza party during lunch on Friday. To enter the contest, post a picture of your outfit on twitter or Instagram with the hashtag "PKRED". Friday - Halloween costume contest. The winners will be given a prize the following Monday (Nov.3). Check out the SADD posters around school for more information.
Congratulations Dr. Allison - FAMTE Mathematics Teacher Educator of the Year!The Florida Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (FAMTE) has established the Mathematics Teacher of the Year Award to recognize excellence in the areas of teaching, research, and service. We truly appreciate the difference that Dr. Allison makes daily in the lives of our students.
Mix It Up at Lunch!
Students and Teachers!
Connect with new people all over campus! Mix It Up at Lunch Day on October 28th encourages students and teachers to spend lunch time with someone you don't normally spend time with!
When? - Tuesday, Oct. 28th at LUNCH
What? - 105.3 will DJ as the entire school mixes up their social scene at lunch– meet new people, win PRIZES!
Who? - The WHOLE School!!
Why? - To branch out, meet people you wouldn’t normally hang out with, come together as a school, break social stereotypes, and HAVE FUN!
American Statistical Association Award Winners!
Congratulations to Laura Bennett and Alexia Moffatt! Their project, Children’s Memory Tested: Learning with Singing vs. Speaking, won third place in the American Statistical Association 2014 National Project Competition. Go Blue Wave Academics!
Rosa Rabell Scholarship Winner - Darinelle Merced-Calderon
Congratulations to Darinelle Merced-Calderon - winner of the Rosa Rabell Spanish Language Study Scholarship!
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. Congratulations Darinelle!
Interested in Going to China?If you are a High School student and you are interested in participating in P. K. Yonge's Global Exchange to China over Spring Break of 2015, visit the PKYGlobal page. 7 remaining spaces are available for travelers for next spring.
Spaces are limited, so register now!
Deposits are due October 29th!
Congratulations to Grisell Santiago!
Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera announced Grisell Santiago as one of three outstanding Hispanic educators who were selected for the Excellence in Education Award. Ms. Santiago has been a dedicated educator at P.K. Yonge for 9 years. We are very proud of her accomplishment and much deserved recognition!
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!
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!
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.