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November 27, 2013
Sarasota County School Sets Guinness World Record
Last year, Pine View School's Interact Club sponsored a sandwich-making event that involved more than 600 people and produced 5,721 sandwiches for local charities in Sarasota County.
September 24, 2013
Robotics Students Gear Up for New Year of Hands-On Learning
After victories by two teams from Brookside Middle School at the 2013 VEX Robotics Championship this summer, the Sarasota County school is gearing up again for another year of robotics classes and competition.
August 22, 2013
Lincoln Middle School FFA Chapter Named One of the Five Most Outstanding Middle School FFA Chapters in the Nation
The Lincoln Middle School Chapter of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) has been selected by the National FFA organization as one of the five finalists for the "Outstanding Middle School Chapter" in the country for 2013.
July 29, 2013
Baker County Teacher Recognized for Making STEM Fun
The Air Force Association (AFA) Hurlburt Chapter 398 recognized Baker High School educator Stacy Burlison as its 2013 High School Teacher of the Year for her efforts to inspire and educate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
June 18, 2013
Senior Earns College Diploma Before High School Graduation
Dual-enrollment courses challenge students and prepare them for success in college and their future careers.
May 3, 2013
Pasco-Hernando Community College Student Realizes the American Dream
At eight-years-old, Sophea Danh worked in the rice paddies and vegetable fields of Vietnam helping to support her mother and three siblings.
April 24, 2013
Career Academy Students Gain Hands-on Education in Outdoor Classrooms
Designing complex structures, scouting for recycled materials and learning to use handheld GPS devices are just part of a normal day for the students enrolled in Creekside High School's Academy of Environmental and Urban Planning.
April 1, 2013
Cypress Creek Student Recognized as Hero by U.S. Navy
A quick-thinking Florida high school student earned praise recently from the U.S. Navy for saving a competitor's life last month during an extreme obstacle course race.
March 22, 2013
Students Support School's Technology Through Hands-on Course
Installing software, updating computers, and ensuring school technology runs smoothly are just part of a normal day for the 15 students enrolled in Pine View School's technology support class.
March 12, 2013
Miami-Area School Wins Samsung's "Solve for Tomorrow" Contest Grand Prize
Samsung's national education contest, "Solve for Tomorrow," named Leewood K-8 school in Miami, Fla. one of its five grand-prize winners, awarding more than $100,000 in technology products, such as smart boards, LED TVs, and laptops.
March 11, 2013
Pinellas County Student with Autism Saves Teacher's Life
Mike Dupuis, a fifth-grade student at New Heights Elementary School, recently saved the life of exceptional student education associate Audrey McCaulsky.
March 6, 2013
Local Educator Selected As One of 24 Expert Educators Worldwide
Roosevelt Middle School Magnet Coordinator, Todd LaVogue, was selected as one of 24 Expert Educators worldwide by the Microsoft Corporation.
March 1, 2013
Lockheed Martin Engineers Share Real-World Applications with Students
In celebration of National Engineering Week, engineers from Lockheed Martin visited with more than 200 pre-engineering magnet program students at Roosevelt Middle School in West Palm Beach.
February 25, 2013
Miami Music Student to Accompany Renowned Violinist Joshua Bell
Terrence Smith, a music student at Miami Arts Charter School (MAC), won a coveted spot playing in the violin section of the National Youth Symphony Orchestra (NYO-USA).
February 15, 2013
District's Transition Program Prepares Students with Disabilities for Successful Careers
The Orange County Public School District's Transition Program is making a real difference in the lives of students with disabilities by helping them develop skills for a successful future.
February 6, 2013
Tampa-Area Principal Donates Locks to Encourage Student Attendance
More than 100 Alexander Elementary School students with perfect attendance participated in a raffle to decide which stellar student would have the honor of cutting Principal Kristina Alvarez' hair.
February 1, 2013
Academy of Finance Students Win iPads Presented by FIU College of Business
More than 400 Miami-Dade County Public School's high school juniors enrolled in the National Academy Foundation Finance programs visited the College of Business at Florida International University.
January 28, 2013
Orange County Public Schools Support Person of the Year announced for 2013
In a celebratory ceremony at the Rosen Centre Hotel, among hundreds of honorees from every school and department, Sheryl Scherr from Blankner K-8 School was announced as the 2013 Orange County Public Schools Support Person of the Year.
January 17, 2013
Seminole State Student Grows Small Business Class by Class
Launching her own beverage business has been Daisy Gray's passion for years. The Seminole State College of Florida business student grew up drinking a hibiscus beverage in her native Jamaica that she wants to share with the world.
January 15, 2013
Baldwin Student to Perform in Presidential Inaugural Parade
James Justice, a Baldwin Middle-Senior High School student, will get to see the president up close when he performs at the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Parade on Monday, January 21.
January 11, 2013
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Receives $3,000 for STEM Academy Students
The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Advisory Board was awarded a $3,000 check at ITPalooza, an all-day event hosted at the NOVA Southeastern Graduate School.
January 3, 2013
Freedom Middle School principal Doug Szcinski is OCPS 2012 Innovative Principal of the Year
Freedom Middle School principal Doug Szcinski has been selected as the Orange County Public Schools 2012 Innovative Principal of the Year. Szcinski has been the principal at Freedom Middle for two and a half years.