Thursday, April 19, 2018
Education

Students of the month in Pasco County

Students of the month

• Gulfside Elementary: Emily Taylor, Elijah Peralta, Sarah Smith, Myrnelis Vargas, Natalie Barnowsky, Nicholas Ohlin, Hunter Smith, Lilly Wyatt, Jakob Nance, Sebastian Sanchez-Alvarez, Brooklyn Chandler-Autrey, Marina Zervas, Tony Conine, Elijah Millan, Thomas Martorana, Samantha Heffernan, Geoffery Adams, Darrion Rhone, Savannah Ackenhausen, Sunny Rodriguez, Yair Fontanez, Peter Emerito, Serenity Kasper, Trevor Hodge, Damion Pazera, Anissa Hill, Juliet Lopez-Muniz, Joel Pacheco, Sophia Kelarakos, Destiny Spencer, Savanah DeLeon, Abby Hill, Logan Bertram, Autumn Jones and Makenna Lumby.

• Hudson Elementary: Felix Penalver, Annika Sly, Keeanna Koberna, Adison Chapman, Ethan Smiley, Mehkala Easter, Malachi Mahoney, Brianna Jaycox, Jack Witeck, Domenic Grosso, Cole Sullivan, Danisha Santiago, Witney Charlanel, Sam Roxborough, Preston Eggers, Alejandro Matos-Proenza, Adam Foster, Kayden Newkirk, De'Shaun Byrd, Isabella Rosario, Isabella Rosario, Kendall Heatherly, Madison Manila, Kayleigh Torrey, Halle Joyner, Nicole Cercado, Jade Andesen, Robert Handler and Alexis Ney.

• Marlowe Elementary: Maaliyah Johnson, Bryan Rodriguez, Leah Elmore, Katie Wilkes, Helena Mann, Jasmine Deshazier, Emily Sykes, Jessica Palma-Hernandez, Ki'eve Mattox, Marbyn Cantha, Carmelo Edwards, Skyler (Gavin) Miller, William Beftoulides, Shane Harper, Hayley Gilman, Kaitlyn Dean, Keundai Williams, Kaitlynn Barna, Eric Hennessy, Aidan Cassidy and Alissa Hernandez.

• Moore Mickens Education Center: Wanice Matthews, Bianca Ramirez, George Newkirk, Janna Kofroth and Rocael Ramirez-Perez.

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Hillsborough targets bilingual teachers’ aides in latest school cuts

Hillsborough targets bilingual teachers’ aides in latest school cuts

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Updated: 10 hours ago
Pinellas to enlist Sandy Hook group in its quest for safer schools

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Published: 04/19/18

Hillsborough targets bilingual teachers’ aides in latest school cuts

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Published: 04/18/18
After Parkland, these students became activists. Will their movement last?

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Published: 04/18/18

Gannon University’s Ruskin growth includes $21 million addition

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Published: 04/17/18
Updated: 04/18/18

Enrollment growth anticipated for Pasco County charter schools, with two more to open in the fall

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Published: 04/17/18
Sunlake High sophomore wins summer scholarship to Ringling College of Art and Design

Sunlake High sophomore wins summer scholarship to Ringling College of Art and Design

LAND O’ LAKES — As a child, Taylor Young started doodling with crayons as a hobby. Now at age 16, this Sunlake High School sophomore has received a full scholarship, valued at $6,000, to attend the Ringling College of Art and Design Summer Pre-Colleg...
Published: 04/16/18
Manatee County high school student calls for ‘bracott’

Manatee County high school student calls for ‘bracott’

A Florida high school student who said she was told to cover up her nipples after not wearing a bra to school is planning a protest in response. Lizzy Martinez’ "bracott" will take place today at Braden River High in Manatee County, according to Twit...
Published: 04/16/18

School news for April 20

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Published: 04/16/18
Hernando district fires all teachers at Moton Elementary, regardless of rating

Hernando district fires all teachers at Moton Elementary, regardless of rating

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County School District leaders vowed last year in their turnaround plan for struggling Moton Elementary to remove all under-performing teachers if the school earned lower than a C grade from the state in 2018.But last week — mo...
Published: 04/14/18
Updated: 04/18/18