Announcements, Friday

April 28, 2017

Today is Y day hope you are wearing yellow.  Monday we are continuing our Z-A countdown with X day so wear clothing with bones (x-rays) or exercise clothes.


High School Students –

SAT prep classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 4 in Room J-307 from 3 – 4:30.  Join us and be prepared for your SAT exam on May 6!

Attention students in grades 8 – 11,

Here is a very good opportunity to earn community service hours;  Winning Reading Boost summer camp will run from June 7th through July 13th, 8 am til 1pm, Monday through Thursday at Lake Forest Elementary School.  Please consider volunteering one or more hours per week.  Contact Dr. Lisa Langley at or Dr. Vivian Haynes at to learn more.


Congratulations to the varsity baseball team on their 7-3 victory over St Francis last night.

Congratulations to the Blue Wave track and field team for their outstanding performance at the Regional Championship yesterday in Largo, Florida.

Kailya Jackson led the blue wave to a 7th place over all finish with her 1st place finish in the 300 meter hurdles, and her 2nd place finish in the 100 meter hurdles. She had help from Zuriel Reed, Nymera Presley, and Juliette Palechor scoring big on the 4×400 meter relay team The 4×800 meter relay team of Jocelyn Riley, Haley Romrell, Keyauri Mosley, and Juliette Palechor finished 5th in that event.

Anyone not playing spring football should clean out your locker today, unless you are on the varsity baseball team. All other locks will be removed by Coach Johnson.

Aspiring to be a college student-athlete one day? From how to save your money, to learning different majors, come out to see, hear and learn what it takes to earn a scholarship and succeed at P.K. Yonge’s Student-Athlete Speaker Series. On Saturday, from 12:30 to 3:15 pm, three speakers will be offering wisdom on various topics involving the world of student-athletics.

Those three are: Corneilus Ingram, a 2006 & 2008 Football National Champion at the University of Florida, Andrica Alexander, an FIU Finance alumni and current tax Law grad student at the University of Florida, and Alex Peterman, a Staff Writer for and former Bleacher Report NFL Analyst.  The event will kick-off at the P.K. Library. Free food and prizes will be given out. Come and see what’s in store.


Attention middle schoolers! The next B.O.S.S. meeting has been changed from May 4th, to May 18th. Can’t wait to see you all there!

To students and staff:  The special full-color 132 page 10th Anniversary issue of Creeks and Currents is now on sale for $5 each from Mrs. Jacobbe in elementary, Ms. Sanchez in the front office, Ms. Johnson in art, and your English and Spanish teachers.  Get yours while supplies last.

National Junior Honor Society will meet next Tuesday during lunch in Dr. Cordero’s room.  Hope to see all members then!

This month, Key Club, in collaboration with UF’s Hispanic Latino Affairs, is hosting a shoe and sock drive for migrant farm workers in honor of the Cesar Chavez Memorial Day of Service. We are collecting new socks and new or gently used shoes. There will be a donation box in Mrs. Andrews’ room and in front of the cafeteria every day during high school lunch. If you have any questions please see Raul Ortiz. ​

 Health Smart Campaign

Today’s Health Smart Reminder:  Today is the last day of our PKY Health Smart Campaign, but we hope that you will continue to practice the healthy habits we have worked to establish over the last three months.  Drink lots of water and make healthy snack choices.  Please take some time to complete our Health Smart survey available through a link on the school website.


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