Student-Led Conferences

All Samuel Gaines Academy students from VPK through 8th grade led their own conferences with caring adults. With the support of our parents and  staff as well as community and district members, more than 1200 students received hope from caring adults who recognized and affirmed their efforts. Gaines wants to thank all the amazing individuals…

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Learning Lunch

Abriyana Baboram was an excellent representative for Gaines Academy at the Superintendent’s luncheon today. Mr. Ghent asked each student and adult present what they liked best about their school. Abriyana shared about her participation in the National Junior Honor Society projects and her experience in the Project Citizen district competition. Abriyana’s escort, School Media Specialist,…

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Join the Winter Fun

SGA’s WINTER GAMES III is fast approaching. The event is on Thursday, February 25th from 5:30-7:00pm in our Audeteria. As in past years we all expect this to be a fantastically fun event with huge participation from families and staff. This great tradition of competition, sportsmanship, and academic achievement is a highly entertaining and involved…

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Class & Spring Pictures

Lifetouch School Picture studio will be on campus February 23rd. Class Pictures will be taken for Pre-K through 5th grade and ESE classes.  Those order envelopes went home with students on February 3rd.   Spring Pictures will be on the same day for any PreK through 8th grade students who have a paid order. These order envelopes…

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History Fair

Congratulations to our History Fair winners! Each of you will be an outstanding Gaines Academy representative at the District Science Expo. 1st Place- Anne Frank Diary- Daniella Sandiford 2nd Place- US Constitution- Eloisa Magana & Maria Ceren 3rd Place- NASA Program- Jose Cristales 4th Place – Amelia Mary Earhart – Adriana Ramirez-Avila, Bailee Falzone &…

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Treasure Hunters Wanted

Calling all Caring Adults…..We need your help requiring only 1 hour of your time   Where? Samuel S. Gaines Academy 2250 S. Jenkins Road Ft. Pierce, FL, 34947   What? Student Led Conferences and Awards Volunteers are needed to sit with students as they share their COLT data binders and receive their awards   When? February 10, 2016  Choose…

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100 Days Wiser

Our kindergarten classes celebrated their 100th day of school with 100 different activities…counted to 100, filled in a 100’s chart, searched for 100 Hershey kisses, wrote names as many times as possible for 100 seconds, stayed quiet for 100 seconds, created an emergent reader that counted 100 animals, etc… No wonder our kindergarten teachers look…

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Lava Lamp Parent Night

On Thursday evening’s parent night, parents attended breakout session conducted by TD Bank to learn about managing their credit. There was also a parent session explaining the 100-Book Challenge program.  Meanwhile, the students add a blast from the past creating their own Lava Lamps. Fun was had by all!

Mentor Appreciation

Gaines Academy held an appreciation breakfast to say thank you to our mentors for all that they do to assist our students.  Collaborative mentoring ideas and upcoming events were discussed. In attendance were: Masac Dorlouis from Indian River State College; Herbert Cunningham, Kevin Singletary and Donald Watson from Resurrection Life Family Worship Center; Donna Gibson…

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