Reading Challenge

Gaines Academy Scholars met this year’s Reading Challenge and read over a million steps! As promised, Principal Wilke danced the Whip and Nae Nae on Thursday morning to an absolutely thrilled student body.

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Gaines Visits Gaines

Gaines Academy students were so excited to welcome their school’s namesake, Dr. Samuel S. Gaines, on Wednesday morning. Dr. Gaines was greeted by a tunnel of enthusiastic elementary students while being serenade by the SGA spirit band and choir. As the guest for the SLPS’ monthly Speakers Bureau program, Dr. Gaines both inspired and entertained SGA’s middle school students with his message of encouragement.



That’s The Way, SGA!

Checkout the Samuel Gaines Academy 2016 Spring Concert Music Video!



Fort Pierce Beautification Project

Gaines Academy participated in “Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful” on Saturday, May 14th. Several of Ms. Moise’s 7th grade students were given community service hours and presented with awards. Samuel Gaines was also presented with an award from the Fort Pierce Waste Division for being the first school in Fort Pierce to start a recycling program!



Drone Project

Gaines Academy participated in an innovative partnership with Treasure Coast Research Park and AT&T on Wednesday, May 11 at Adams Arena. After month-long instruction from their science teacher, several SLPS middle school students in the project navigated drones through a maze. The students from Mr. Mackenzie’s 8th grade science class that composed the SGA team were: Chris Piedra, Edwin Tinoco, Christelle Norena, Carina Ocampo, Giovanni Espinoza, Jesus Salgado, Devin Oum and Kevin Gudino.

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Whip & Nae Nae Reading Challenge

WATCH ME! WATCH ME! SGA students meet the Principal’s Reading Challenge! Ms. Wilke will do the Whip & Nae Nae on Thursday, May 26th. VPK, Kindergarten, 3rd, 4th, 6A and 7th grades will come at 9:45 and ASD, 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6B and 8th grades will be at 10:20. Come out and enjoy the fun!

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2016 SGA Front Cover

2016 Yearbooks are Here

The SGA hardcover, full-color yearbooks are here!
Available for $20; see Ms. Spooner or Ms Reynolds to pay.

2016 SGA Back Cover


Teacher Appreciation Week

Gaines Academy would like to thank all the businesses and organizations that collaborated with us to make this year’s Teacher Appreciation week a huge success: Applebee’s; Kanamyl Torres, Independent Beauty Consultant for Mary Kay; Grand Canyon University and Treasure Coast High School AFJ-ROTC.

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Staff Car Wash

The entire staff at Samuel Gaines Academy K-8 would like to thank the Treasure Coast High School ROTC Cadets for the outstanding work they did on Friday. The car wash was a nice treat for our staff to conclude Teacher Appreciation week.



Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, moms-to be, grandmas, step moms, and anyone who takes on the role of being a mother! Hope you all have a great day!