Lady COLTS Volleyball

The Lady COLTS Volleyball team had their season opener on October 21st before an enthusiastic home crowd. The A team fought competitively in their matches before falling to Westgate, 14-25 and 22-25. These athletes are resilient and are looking forward to their next home game on November 3rd. Come out and support the team!

Midland Fundraiser

Midland Fundraising information sheet, prize brochure and gift catalogs went home with students on Tuesday.  The fundraiser will run from October 20th and end on November 3rd. If you have any questions, call Ms. Marinelli at 462-8889.

Student Council

Gaines Academy is proud to announce the results of the Student Council elections that were held in the Middle School on October 15th. Newly elected 2015-2016 officers will serve as: Danisha Paul – President, Yasmine Gatlin – Vice President, Amethyst Scott – Secretary, Zakiyah Paul – Treasurer and Abrianna Minjares – Public Relations officer. Congratulations ladies!  


Community Meeting

Gaines Academy students enjoyed sharing the Good News of Gaines at a community meeting held at New Destiny Family Worship Center on the evening of October 15th. Pictured are Delisha Pressley, sponsor of the National Junior Honor Society, and the students that spoke eloquently about the NJHS program, citizenship and their service projects: Abriyana Baboram, Tehilim…


October COLT of the Month

The October COLT of the month celebration was on October 15th.  Students were chosen for exhibiting the power-up trait for this month, RESILIENCY. The program was started with an activity explaining the character traits of RESILIENCY: ability to bounce back, capacity to have courage, motivation to move forward and  power to stay centered. After the certificate…



Join SGA in this day dedicated to everyone coming together—in schools, communities, and online — and send one large ORANGE message of support, hope, and unity to show that we are united against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. Go ORANGE on October 21st.  


Imagine Nation Top Ten

Imagine Learning is a program of computer-based tutorials that supports the development of language and literacy skills for students. Instruction addresses reading, vocabulary, grammar, speaking, and listening skills, and is targeted to meet the needs of English language learners, struggling readers and Response to Intervention programs. The software is research-based, instructionally differentiated and fun to use. Gaines…