Join us on Thursday, August 14th from 4:00 – 6:00 PM for Open House. We look forward to seeing all of our COLTS!
May 30, 2014
Students at Gaines Academy generously donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Pennies for Pasta campaign. We surpassed our school goal of $2,000 with a grand total of $2,700 being donated to help local blood cancer patients with their treatments and hopefully find a cure. Ms. Lenaiah Wood’s second grade class collected the most donations and were treated to a delicious luncheon by Olive Garden. Pictured enjoying their pasta are David Hernandez (L) and Pierre Jerome (R).
May 28, 2014
The 5th GRADE FLAG LEADERSHIP INIATIVE was started based on the administration’s vision to create a system in which a daily “ceremony” occurs of raising and lowering the American and FL State flag daily. Identifying 5th grade as the chosen grade for this initative would build leadership capacity with our older elementary age students. Students were taught the proper procedures for folding and caring for the flags.
We are very thankful to have our very own Veteran Mr. Jeffrey Johnson, teacher at SGA teach our 5th grade student leaders important facts about our American flag. 5TH grade teachers chose the 5th graders based on their positive character and willingness to be a model student leader in the classroom.
The Samuel S. Gaines Academy troop #40729 recently Bridged 5 girls! We had 4 girls Bridge from Brownie to Junior and one 5th grader bridge from Junior to Cadette. It was a great experience for the girls! They were able to see many scouts from all backgrounds bridge. This year has been a great start for our new troop!
May 9, 2014
Cinco de Mayo is not going unnoticed here at Samuel Gaines Academy. Students in Mr. Plowden’s 8th grade History spent some time researching different Hispanic leaders who has made significant contributions to their culture by creating Thinking Maps, taking Cornell notes, and using technology resources. This is a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage and is warmly embraced at Gaines Academy.