What emerged after much discussion and planning was a major revamping of sixth grade. Like their older counterparts, sixth-graders now have alternating A and B schedule days with six team core classes instead of four, all designed to improve learning experiences.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mount Nittany Elementary librarians recently used a special “traveling suitcase” from the University of Florida to turn their library’s Cultural Corner into a display of books and artifacts celebrating Latin American people and cultures.
SCASD is sailing into a fresh school year with a new captain at the helm. Curtis Johnson, the former assistant superintendent of secondary education, currently leads the district as the interim superintendent while the search continues for Bob O’Donnell’s successor.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, but a Delta Program student group already was trying to protect youth this summer by finishing a successful campaign supported by county commissioners and local police to inform families about safe gun storage in homes.
On Aug. 23, 2022, SCASD plunged into a fresh year, leaving summer break behind and infusing schools with energy and optimism. “It’s so, so great to have you back!” Park Forest Middle School Principal Karen Wiser said on the morning announcement broadcast. “We missed you over the summer."
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