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All State Elementary Chorus!

In the fall, Sophia Butler, Emmy Jackson, and Stella Krueger ventured to the All State Elementary Chorus at the Tampa Convention Center. The three girls auditioned to be selected to perform at the Florida Music Educators Conference. There were 1,000 students who auditioned and 300 were selected. The young musicians will rehearse and perform in a concert for all the music teachers in Tampa. Congratulations, girls!

Root Robot Coders!

First grade engineer trainees are learning to code Root Robot. Each group coded root to make a light rainbow, draw a letter, and to knock down a tower. Using block programming on the root coding app, students paired their robots via bluetooth and commenced their coding! Problem solving, group communication, and computational thinking all came into play. Students shared their success with smiles and high fives, and took a step forward in developing their coding language skills!

33rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Winners!

Grace Christy, has been selected as the Elementary school Tomorrow’s Leaders runner up, and Stella Herford has been selected as the Middle school Tomorrow's Leaders runner up for their essays on Martin Luther King Jr. Both girls will be recognized alongside their fellow Tomorrow’s Leaders at the 33rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast presented by Florida Blue on Friday, January 17, 2020. Congratulations, girls!