Awards Ceremony/Colt of the Month

Parents,

Please join us on Tuesday, November 25th for our Awards Ceremony and Colt of the Month!

We look forward to seeing you all there.  Below are the times for the designated grade level.

10:00 – 11:00          2nd and 3rd Grades

12:30 – 1:30            Kindergarten and VPK

1:00 – 2:00             4th and 6th Grades

1:30 – 2:30             1st Grade

2:15 – 3:15              7th Grade Teams A and B

2:00 – 3:00           5th and 8th Grades

2:45 – 3:45            Colt of the Month

A Day in the Life of a Super Scholar

Join us for our Day in the Life of a Super Scholar night Wednesday, October 29th from 5:30-7:00. Come to the auditeria at 5:30 for a student presentation of Successful Scholar Skills, some snacks for sale, and an improv performance by our drama class–and vote for the best dressed Super Teacher on our campus! The winning teacher’s class gets a pizza party. Then go out on campus with your student and see their classrooms and meet their teachers. Hope to see you there.

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Puerto Rico in Samuel Gaines Academy

Hispanic Heritage Month

On October 10 we had a visit from Puerto Rico. Mrs. García is from Puerto Rico and she share with 5th grade her heritage.  She brougth her family from Puerto Rico and the students experienced a little bit of their culture.  Also the pop opera signer Ruthmarie visited us.  She talked to our 5th grade class and sang to them.  It was an cultural and great experience that the students are never going to forget.

 

¡Yo soy boricua, pa’ que tu lo sepas!

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Gaines Academy Volleyball Games

Come show some school spirit and join us as we cheer for our COLTS!

November 3rd, 2014 at 5:00 PM             SGA vs. SOMS           Gaines Academy Gym

November 5th, 2014 at 5:00 PM             SGA vs. APF              Gaines Academy Gym

November 12th, 2014 at 5:00 PM          SGA vs. SOMS           Southern Oaks Middle School

November 17th, 2014  at 5:00 PM        SGA vs. APF               Allapattah Flats K-8

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3rd Graders Learn Fractions

Ms. LaChance’s third graders use multiple  materials to learn fractions.  Manipulatives, graphic organizers, math journals, academic vocabulary notebooks and scales are on this Successful Scholar’s desk!

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Let’s Read Books Online

You are probably asking yourself how do I read books online.

Is easy and is free!!

American Reading Company has given SGA the opportunity to read eBooks online.

This is what your need to do:

  • First go to your teacher ans ask her for your username and password for Bookshelf.
  • After that, go online to www.schoolpace.com/bookshelf or download the app from the App Store called “American Reading Bookshelf”
  • Login with your username and password.
  • Now you can start reading.  Is that simple!

We hope you can start using this amazing feature and read, read, read.

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Million Father March

 The Administration and Staff at Gaines Academy would like to invite all fathers and other significant male caregivers to take their children to school for this grand event.

Studies have shown when men are involved in the educational lives of their children, children perform better in school. Please RSVP by Thursday, October 2, 2014.

The event will take place Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Representatives from various agencies will be on campus to provide attendees with information on how to support your students academically.

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Coupons for Education

Hello Parents

The campaign “Coupons for Education,” kicks off September 10th.  Encourage your child to participate and get your closest friends and family members on board for opportunities to save money.  There are many prizes to win individually and school wide.  Don’t let this offer slip away purchase and save TODAY!

Open House

Join us on Thursday, August 14th from 4:00 – 6:00 PM for Open House.  We look forward to seeing all of our COLTS!

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Gaines Academy thanks the Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520

A HUGE thank you goes to…The Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520 for gathering items to support our Sam Gaines Back Pack Program.  The Fort Pierce Elkettes gave $500 toward the purchase of belts and incentives for students during FCAT.  We are so fortunate to have their continued partnership!