Announcements – Friday, March 24

March 24, 2023

Good morning! Today is Friday, March 24th

From Dr. Geiger:

P.K. Yonge is a school where ALL students are welcome and safe.  The use of racial slurs and other derogatory comments will not be tolerated. Teachers have been advised to report such behavior to Coach Brunson for immediate attention.  One of our 4 Rs is RESPECT.  I expect you to consistently demonstrate respect for others in your actions and with your words.

Poetry Contest

Calling all poets! Interested in entering a poetry contest? The 13th Annual Alachua County Peach Poetry Contest is due by April 3rd. All students, K-12, in Alachua County are invited to create and submit one original poem on the subject of peace and social justice. Winners will receive a prize and have their poems published in the 2023 Peace Poetry Contest Book. For additional information, email

Seniors Scholarships 

Seniors – have you earned a scholarship? We want to celebrate you! Please let Mrs. Koppitch know if you will be receiving a scholarship next year.


Tri-M will be holding Cabaret auditions on March 30th in Mrs. Hemmerich’s room 2:45-3:45. Please find a poster and sign up on the QR code. Auditions are open to ALL PAC students who would like to showcase their talent. All acts are welcome!

Senior Merch

Pre-order your P.K. Yonge Senior merchandise designed and created by the BluePrint students! Pre-orders will end Friday, March 24th at midnight. That’s this Friday! The designs are shown in the form.

You must be on your P.K. Yonge email account to fill out this form.

If we have less than 20 orders for any particular item, we will not be able to fulfill those orders. In that case, you will be contacted and given the option to change your order. See the announcements section of the senior canvas course for the link, or scan the QR code on the posters on the senior wing, or see Mrs. Koppitch for more information.

Congrats Girls Tennis 

Congratulations to the varsity girls tennis team who defeated Seven Rivers Christian 8-0 last night. Players of the match were Isabella Acuna and Bella Young. 

Congrats Boys Tennis 

Congratulations to the boys tennis team for their win over east side high school yesterday night. the boys play 7 Rivers academy today at 3:30 at Jonesville tennis center


Attention all National Honor Society members. We have a meeting today at lunch in the cafeteria. 

Congrats Winterguard 

The pk yonge Winterguard team traveled to Daytona yesterday to compete in the state championship competition. For the first time in school history, the team Is celebrating a first place victory in their division! Congratulations to all the competing middle and high school students on their well deserved record-breaking performance! 

Congrats Varsity Baseball 

Congratulations to the Varsity Baseball team who defeated Bell high school 7-2 last night. Good luck tonight at Oak Hall. 

Seniors Grad Announcements 

Seniors – For those of you who are interested, you may order graduation announcements from the Herff Jones website. See the link for more products and details. P K Yonge Dev Rsrch School Class Rings, Yearbooks & More! – Herff Jones


Please pause for a moment of silence: 

Please stand for the pledge: 

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

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