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Academics

The fourth and fifth-grade classes have been working hard on this year’s Science Fair projects. Each student did individual experiments as they displayed their knowledge of the Scientific Method. The fourth-grade winning projects were selected with the help of the National Honor Society. The fifth-grade students presented their projects before two judges on Monday, April 26. The judges were very impressed by all of the hard work, scientific thought, and creative display boards, making their job of deciding the top three very difficult. A special thank you to all of our judges: Mrs. Scasserra, Mrs. Pierce, Mrs. Leonard, and our...

National Merit Commended Scholar Congratulations to Charlie Zou '21, who has been named a Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit Scholar Program! This honor is given to students who have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success. Charlie is among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 competition by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. National Honor Society Induction The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony delayed due to COVID last spring, took place on September 25. Thirty-one students were inducted based on the four pillars of the NHS including scholarship, service, leadership, and...

On Tuesday, May 19, the Athletic Department recognized the academic accomplishments of our student-athletes. They also gave tribute awards to a few student-athletes who embody key character traits. Congratulations to everyone! Go Lions! Highest Team Grade-Point Average Ladies’ team: Ladies’ Varsity Swimming and Diving team Men’s team: Men’s Varsity Cross-County team Top Scholar-Athletes recognize the varsity athletes whose commitment to academic excellence is displayed through the highest GPA in their class. Freshmen Annabelle Audet (Cheer) Ellie Farrar (Ladies’ Soccer) Layton McCartney (Men’s Swimming) Mark Pekic (Men’s Swimming) Sophomores Carson Elmer (Golf) Emily Graham (Ladies’ Water Polo) Sarah Larkin Lewis (Ladies’ Track and Field, Volleyball) ...

On April 25, The 71st Annual Florida Junior Classical League State Forum was held virtually this year. Therefore, instead of the pilgrimage to Orlando, students from around the state of Florida competed online. The following students placed in the top 5 of these respective categories: Lucas Greenwood - First Place in Customs, Level 1 Elena Vanden Berge - Fourth Place in Mythology, Level 1 Lily Clemens - Fifth Place in Derivatives, Level 1 Rosaily Phillips - Fourth Place in Vocabulary, Level 2 Lucy Clemens - Fourth Place in History of the Empire, Level 1/2 Jessica Bradshaw, Latin teacher, sends her regards...

In February, our eighth-grade students took the College Board’s PSAT 8/9. This college-preparedness test measures skills and knowledge in grade-appropriate ways. The content reflects meaningful, engaging, and challenging work, found in the best middle school and high school courses taught today. The PSAT 8/9 specifically measures what research shows are the most important skills and knowledge for a student’s success in college and career. The Reading Test measures comprehension and reasoning skills and focuses on the close reading of passages in a wide array of subject areas. Meanwhile, the Writing and Language Test measures a range of skills, including command of...