Music in Our Schools Concert

Congratulations to these Elementary and Middle School students who were selected to represent Samuel S. Gaines Academy in the Music in Our Schools Month Concert. To the Elementary All-County Honors Chorus: Kaylena Marron, Erica Jean, Anthony Hudson, Maria Gamez, Quadalupe Carroso-Acosta and Alysna Josue. To the Middle School All-County Honor Band: Brandon Davis, Charles Holland,…


Spirit Week

Both students and staff had lots of fun with Spirit week. Nerd Monday, Twin Tuesday, Wacky/Tacky Wednesday, Throwback Thursday and Red & Yellow Friday…which was your favorite?

Gaines Walks for Autism

Gaines Academy Rocks! We have awesome administrators, teachers, staff, students, parents, families and friends!  There were over 60 people at the walk that represented Samuel Gaines Academy!  Many people are affected by autism every day. It was so encouraging to see so many take time out of their day to show their support.

SGA Recycle Program

Gaines Academy 7th grade students started a recycling program at school. In just the first few weeks of the program, the students were able to fill four recycling bins full of paper and cardboard that was collected from classrooms rather than tossed into the trash. Way to help the environment, COLTS! GO GREEN…

Speakers Bureau

The Speakers Bureau Special Guest Speaker at Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8 this month was Mr. Alex Oge, where he is also the Assistant Principal. Mr. Oge’s presentation and personal reflections of his path to success captivated the students and gave help to inspire students to work hard to achieve their goals in life. “Nothing is impossible if you…


Gaines FSA Prep Rally

SGA has the spirit!!   VPK-2 grades sponsored motivating and affirming Kids at Hope Tunnels along with our Middle School band with their lively tunes.  Student Council, SGA Rappers, Lady Colt Cheerleaders and Steppers enthusiastically performed and cheered throughout the day with our Colt Mascot.  Teams  showed kids their belief in them through songs, dances and…


SGA Kids@Hope Garden

During Spring Break, thirty Home Depot employees and volunteers enhanced the Samuel S. Gaines Academy campus with a Kids at Hope Garden. Volunteers installed an irrigation system, built plant boxes & fences, transplanted trees, and beautified the garden area with new sod & mulch. This garden will be a school-wide, student-managed initiative to learn how…


SGA in All County Chorus

Congratulations to the Gaines Academy students who made the All County Chorus. They are representing SGA in the best way possible! Their hard work, dedication and practice time have paid off. They sound amazing! Be sure to come see them perform live on April 7th for the Music in Our Schools Month Concert at the…


Redirecting Children’s Behavior

Parent Academy of St. Lucie County will be hosting a Redirecting Children’s Behavior workshop beginning March 31. This workshop is FREE for St. Lucie County residents and offers a great environment for parents/caregivers to learn skills to effectively handle power struggles and reduce hassles and tantrums.  This will be a 4-session workshop that will be held March 31,…


Gaines Academy Science Expo

Gaines Academy 5th and 8th grade students participated in an engaging Science Expo arranged by our science chairperson, Michael Mackenzie. Community scientists along with SGA staff and SLPS district coaches conducted hands-on experiments that allowed for exploration of targeted science concepts. The event is just one of the many ways Gaines is preparing our students…