The Girls Basketball team tipped off their season this week, dropping their opener to a tough Franklin Academy squad. Despite being down for most of the game the Sharks were able to make a comeback late in the 4th quarter. With just 1 minute remaining 8th grader Tamaya D. nailed a 3 pointer to get within just 3 points, but the girls fell short, losing to Franklin 21-15. Adding to the game was Wana J. (6 points), Destiny R. (2 points) Sierra H. (4 points) and Tamaya The girls
“Oh, no! My collard farm. It is devastated!” exclaims Timmy. By the time Timmy got to his field he had assessed the situation and realized that the ferocious wind we had been experiencing all throughout the night had broken a very large portion of the Moringa tree and it was resting exactly on the field of collards where he had been weeding, and watering and fending off pests since the collards were planted there. “Why the hurricane last week did not do that much damage, th
Students in kindergarten and first grade have been learning about South America in Cultural Studies Class. We focused a lot of attention on the Amazon Rain Forest and the many colorful frogs that live there. We studied the different colors and patterns on the frogs and discussed how their colors and patterns help them survive. Students completed this project to represent their knowledge of this colorful species.
As my doctoral mentor Jon Kabat-Zinn, creator of mindfulness-based stress reduction programs worldwide, says about teaching mindfulness to children: “What could be more important than learning and practicing how to pay attention, how to be more present, and how to be comfortable in one's own skin, with one's own thoughts and feelings and body? What could be more important than learning and practicing how to be kind to oneself and others? Aren’t these lessons exactly what we h
We are pleased to announce a new online learning resource that will help our students with standards mastery. Study Island is a web-based program designed to be used both in the classroom and at home to extend learning. Letters with login information were sent home last week. If you do not have your student’s login information, please contact your student’s teacher. Parents can also monitor their student’s progress; students earn Blue Ribbons when they’ve mastered a topic.
Photo retakes will be taken on Nov. 4th on both the Riverside and Lighthouse campuses starting at 9:00 AM. Parents wishing to have their student's picture re-taken, please contact the front office of their campus or call Carol Merman at 561-776-1130. If they are having their photo taken, please be sure that your child is dressed in their BFA uniform.
Next week is Red Ribbon Week, a nation-wide effort to educate students about the dangers of drugs. Sponsored by the National Family Partnership, Red Ribbon Week has been observed for three decades. "Since its beginning in 1985, the Red Ribbon has touched the lives of millions of people around the world. In response to the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena, angered parents and youth in communities across the country began wearing Red Ribbons as a symbol of their commitment