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  • Thank you to all of the dads and fatherly figures that shared breakfast with us at school.  We hope you had as much fun as we did!

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  • Storybook Treasures

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    Gerald Adams Elementary is excited to partner with Story Book Treasures again this year to bring the love of reading to our PreK through 3rd grade students!  Storybook Treasures!  StoryBook Treasures is a PK - 3rd grade school based literacy program where everything needed to implement the program is delivered directly to classroom teachers 5 times per school year.  For more information, please visit-->


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    start with hello

    Students will be working to make GAE a safe and fun place to learn by practicing how to be inclusive.  Students in K-5 are invited to participate in the following activities for the week! 


    Monday, September 23

    Grades 2-5 assembly to kick off SWHW

    Students in club will greet other students at the doors to welcome them to Start With Hello Week..


    Student Assembly

    9:00: 2-3

    9:45: 4-5


    Wear YELLOW to kick a week full of sunshine.

    Tuesday, September 24

    Social Media Day

        A photo booth will be set up in the main area with a big poster with the word kind on it.  Students will pose as the I in kind.  “Be the I in kind.”


    SWH Club will meet in Millender’s room at 7:45-8:15 for Start With Hello.



    Make rocks with kind sayings on them and pass them out during lunch. 



    Wednesday, September 25

    Dad’s to School day


    Donuts for Dad.  Fathers and father figures are welcome to come to school to show the importance of community and being involved.


    We will continue to take photos.  Students will pose for the I in Kind.


    Share a book with someone new in your class.


    Thursday, September 26

    Name Chain


    Each class will get yellow and green strips of paper. Students and staff will put their name on a strip.  We will connect the chain together and hang it in the school to show how we are all connected as a community. .


    September 27

    Say Hello with a Book

      Make an individual or group poster modeling what “Start With Hello” should look like.


    Read with someone new in class.


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    photo accepting check from USCG

    Russell Udink presented a check for $200.00 to Gerald Adams Elementary School from The Southernmost Chief Petty Officer Association. The money will help pay for our fifth graders to attend a meet and greet with local author Meg Cabot at the Key West Public Library. Students will have the opportunity to listen to her read a chapter from her new graphic novel Black Canary Ignite and each will receive a signed copy. We appreciate your support and generous donation!

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  • Calling all FATHERS and FATHER FIGURES!

    Our Gerald Adam's family would like to celebrate all fathers and father figures and the important role they have in the healthy development and growth of our children.  Please join us on September 25th in the school cafeteria.

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  • Family Friendly Movie Night

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    Please join us for an evening of fun at GAE!

    FREE popcorn, juice boxes, and snow cones!

    Thursday, September 5th


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  • NO SCHOOL Monday 9/2 and Tuesday9/3

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    Due to Hurricane Dorian, MCSD has made the decision to close school on Tuesday.  Please have a safe weekend.

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    Apply for Free or Reduced Meals!

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    If you feel your student(s) may qualify for either free or reduced priced meals, please go to and click on the "Free and Reduced Meal Application" tab on the left-hand side of the main page.  This will direct you to the online application portal.

    Students who qualified for free or reduced priced meals last year will lose their status on September 25th unless a new application is submitted and approved.

    Parents/guardians can manage money on their students' accounts by going to the Food Services page on the website (under Resources-Parents) and click on the "Student Meal Payments" tab.



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  • Title I Welcome Back Event

    Students Reading

    Please join us for Title I Family Night on September 10th at 5:30.


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  • Thank You, Keys Energy!

    Gerald Adams 5th Graders would like to thank Key Energy for donating backpacks for students.

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  • Thank you, Perry Hotel!

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    Our Gerald Adams family would like to thank The Perry Hotel for their generous dontation. We are so very graeful for your donation to our lunch program.

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  • Welcome Back!

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    We are so excited to welcome our students back for the 2019-2020 school year!  We look forward to seeing all of our families for these upcoming dates.


    August 13th 1:00 p.m.


    August 14th


    September 10th 6:00 p.m.

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    School Supply Lists for the 2019-2020 School Year

    Please click the link to view your school supply list for the 2019-2020 school year



    Kindergarten Supply List

    Mrs. Perez Supply List

    Kindergarten Supply List for Parents Who Do Not Wish to Donate

    First Grade:

    First Grade Supply List

    Second Grade:

    Second Grade Supply List

    Third Grade:

    Third Grade Supply List

    Fourth Grade:

    Fourth Grade Supply List

    Fifth Grade:

    Fifth Grade Supply List

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  • 21st Century Bus Pick Up Schedule


    Oceanwalk will be the 1st stop on Route 3 in the morning and the last stop on Route 3 in the afternoon. 


    Approx. 7:30 in the morning and 2:54 in the afternoon

    bus schedule


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    PHONE NUMBER 305-293-1630




    The Summer Enrichment Program provides a wide range of learning and enrichment activities. During the program your child will participate in Language Arts, Math, and Science, as well as theatre, art, music and physical fitness. The program will be held at POINCIANA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL on Kennedy Drive in Key West, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., and will run from June10, 2019 – July 18, 2019. FREE bus service to and from school will be provided and students will receive FREE breakfast and lunch.  DAYCARE IS AVAILABLE 2:00-5:30





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    PARENT ENGAGEMENT NIGHT for 21st CCLC families

    Please join us for this wonderful learning opportunity.

    Positive Discipline for Kids

     5/20/19-5:45 pm



    REMINDER: Last Day of 21st Century is on Wednesday.



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  • Summer School 2019

    Summer School/ESY Dates:    June 10-July 3 (June 7th Teacher Planning Day)

    3rd Grade:                              June 10-July 3


    VPK:                                       June 3-July 15


    21st Century:                           

    June 10-July 18

    POI (VPK-5) (Including GAE, HOB K-5, and POI K-5 students)      8:15-2:15


    Boost & EOC Boot Camp:

    FSA/EOC Testing:  TBA

    Dates for boost:      TBA


    Transportation does not plan to transport VPK.

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  • 21st-Century Parent Engagement Night

    Please join us for an informational seesion as part of our Parent Engegement Night.

    Topic: Tips for parents to help their child succeed

    April 25th at 5:45 in the parent engagement room.

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  • Grades 3-5 Math FSA Review 


    Attention 3rd-5th graders!  Please join us for a review day to help prepare for the Math FSA on Saturday, May 4th from 9-1:00.  Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.  Permission slips are required.  We hope to see you there!


    Math FSA Review Flyer

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  • Buy 1, Get 1 Book Fair!

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    April 22-26th in the Media Center

    Give your student a secure, cash-free way to shop the fair. Simply create a free account, preauthorize a spending limit, and have funds immediately available.


    Click here -->


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  • Title I Survey

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    Parents and families, please take a moment to click the link and take a survey.  We appreciate your feedback!


    Title I Use of Funds:

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    Parent Engagement Survey

    Here at GAE, we are continually working to serve our students and families, please take moment to complete the Parent and Family Engagement survey by clicking the link below.


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  • 21st Century Family Engagement Night

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    Please join us March 26th at 5:45 p.m. for a Family Engagement Night in the GAE Cafeteria.  Topics being discussing include "Understanding Student Report Cards."

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  • Pledge to Respect

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    2019 Gerald Adams Dolphins Special Olympics Bocce Players and Unified partners sponsored The Pledge to Respect Booth.  They invited students to Pledge to Respect and then sign the Pledge Poster.  They also held  a drawing for PLEDGE TO RESPECT shirts and bracelets, along with a candy treat !

    This program is sponsored by Project Unify. Project Unify is a sports and education program that partners students with and without disabilities to create a more inclusive school environment where students are able to work together, excel athletically and academically regardless of ability.

    The PLEDGE TO RESPECT booth provided an opportunity to discuss with students the importance of respecting everyone as a unique individual, no matter what their differences (academic, athletic, and physical abilities) as well as race, color, or ethnicity.

    Students did a great job helping  to create a more socially inclusive school environment.

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    GAE 2019 Special Olympics Bocce Team

    Congratulations to our 2019 Gerald Adams Dolphins  Special Olympics Bocce Team!  Our young athletes demontrate strength, perseverance, and sportsmanship both on and off the court.

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  • 21st Century Announcements


    Attendance is mandatory to ensure your child’s spot in the program.  If your child has seasonal sports, doctor’s appointments, or engagements throughout the school year, please communicate this with Ashley Henriquez, so the absence may be excused.  5 unexcused absences will result in dismissal from the program.  (ASHLEY.HENRIQUEZ@KEYSSCHOOLS.COM)


    Students are to be picked up between 5:20-5:30 daily Monday thru Thursday, or a bus service is provided.  Picking up students early without a valid excuse will also result in removal from the program. 

    Fridays the program is offered, however there is no bus service on Fridays and the program ends at 5:00 P.M. (sharp).


    Picking up students late will result in a $10.00 daycare fee, as staff is not available after 5:30, the fee will have to be paid in full before your child may attend the program again.  If 2 absences accrue due to non-payment, the spot will be given to another child.  On early release days, 21st Century is not available, however Daycare is available for $10.00 (for just the half day).


    Good behavior is expected in the after school program as the program is a privilege, if issues arise and are re-occurring; dismissal from the program may result.


    The students in 21st Century are allotted approximately 25 minutes to do homework, thereafter they do Project Based Learning, where an essential question is asked and by completing a hands on project, they answer the question posed to them.  Thereafter, students partake in “SPARK” a physical activity program, gardening, hip hop dance, ballet, yoga, computer lab, reader’s theatre, step boxing, flag football, and/or art club.  If any parent has an interest or talent that you would like to share with our students, MCSD approved parent volunteers are ALWAYS  WELCOME! 


    Oct. 16 Local service providers/Parent university    

    FEB 28ST Home Financial Management

    March 26 Understanding Student report cards   

    APRIL 25 Ways to Support Your Child’s education

    MAY 1 Making Healthy Decisions                          

     MAY 23 Positive Discipline for Kids

    Workshops will begin at 5:45

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    Students are invited to participate in Read Across America February 25 th - March 1st.  Please see the following schedule below to find out how your child's grade level plans to participate.



    February 25

    · Pre-k will decorate their doors

    · K-2 Crazy Socks

    · 3-Horton Hatches the Egg

    · 4-Hat Day

    · 5-Green Eggs and Green Clothes

    February 26
    Half Day

    · Pre-k Crazy Socks

    · K-2 Hat Day

    · 3-Dr. Seuss Readers Theater

    · 4-Crazy Socks

    · 5– Book Tasting


    February 27

    · Pre-k Zoo writing activity

    · K-Dr. Seuss Photo Booth

    · 2-Wacky hair and clothes

    · 3-Writing Activity

    · 4-Wear GREEN!

    · 5– Lorax Writing Activity

    February 28

    · Pre-k Hat/Crazy Hair day

    · K-1 The Lorax Writing Activity

    · 3-Readers Theaters

    · 4-Dress like twins

    · 5-Author Study


    March 1

    · Pre-k-2 and 4th grade Pajama Day

    · 3-Perform Readers Theaters

    · 5– Readers Theatre

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  • Fintastic 5K

    It's that time of year again!!!  Join us for another FINTASTIC 5K.  This years race will be held on Saturday, February 23rd at 8:00 a.m. @Salute.  There will be a silent auction after the race with many wonderful prizes including art, gift certificates, gift baskets and more!  Please visit our website for furthing information and registration!  If you would like to donate to the silent auction, please contact

    poster for Fintastic 5K  

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  • Spring Break Coral Camp for Kids

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    Reef Relief is offering our third annual Spring Break Coral Camp and spots are filling up quickly! 6-12 year old youths will have the chance to explore and learn about our surrounding marine environment through exciting educational activities at the Reef Relief Environmental Center in Key West. Each fun-packed day, campers experience hands-on-learning, interactive games and outdoor activities.  Activities include science and art projects in addition to exciting field trips around Key West, as well as multiple days of snorkeling.


    Spring Break Coral Camp begins March 18th-March 22th.  This one-week session is limited to 25 campers. Coral Camp runs Monday through Friday from 8:30am- 4:30pm.  Camp fees are $225 per child per week. 


    For more information about registration call Reef Relief at 305-294-3100 or email  Download registration forms at



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  • Thank You Dions

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    Gerald Adams would like to thank Dions Chicken for their dontation of $500.00 to our school.  Dions has been a longtime supporter of our school through the Exon Mobil Educational Alliance grant.

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  • Community Training Opportunity


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    A seven week Community Training opportunity is available to help parents of pre-school children or children with autism and other developmental delays (ages 8 or younger) learn effective ways of teaching their children how to follow directions.  Please contact Miguel Rios for any questions about the program at 305-284-5264 OR

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  • Reminder!

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    January 30th is an early release day for teacher professional development. Please make arrangements, your child to be dismissed at 12:00.  Daycare will be avaialble but there is no Century 21 on early release days.

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    STEM/Science Fair

    Please join us on Thursday, January 17th from 6:00-7:00 in the cafeteria to view student projects for our annual STEM/Science Fair!  Student work from every grade level and every class will be on display.  Please come and show your support for our young scientists!

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    All after school prgrams have been cancelled today (12/20/18) due to the expected weather.  There will be no 21st Century or Daycare program today.  ALL students will be dismissed at 3:00.  Our teachers and staff are making every effort to contact families to make arrangements.  We appreciate your understanding.  Please call the school if you have not been contacted to arrange a plan for dismissal.

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  • New Bus Loop and Pick up/Drop off Patterns

    Please note that we will be following new pick up/ drop off procedures upon returning from Winter Holiday Break on January 8th.  The busses will temporarily unload in the FKCC Parking Lot.  The parent drop off will move to the SPCA side of the school.  Please see your child's Adam's Topics for a copy of the map.  We appreciate your continued patience and understanding as we transition to our NEW beautiful building!

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  • Snowman Holiday Pictures

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    When: Monday, December 17th - Wednesday, December 19th

    Where: Cafeteria 2:15-2:45

    Cost: $5.00


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    Jenny's Penguin Patch Kids Holiday Shop

    Guess who's coming to our school.... Jenny's Penguin Patch Kids Holiday Shop! Kid-freindly priing from 25 cents to $12.00. Join in on the fun by signing up to volunteer.   Please check your students Tuesday Envelope for more information!

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    SAC Meeting

    Parents are encouraged to join us for a SAC meeting on Thursday December 13th at 5:30 pm in the Media Center.  Many topics will be discussed including our big move to the new building and other upcoming events and important dates.  We hope to see you there!

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    Make Every Day Count

    • Your children can suffer academically if they miss 10 percent of school days or about 18 days. That can be just one day every two weeks, and that can happen before you know it.

    • It doesn’t matter if these absences are excused or unexcused. They all represent lost time in the classroom and a lost opportunity to learn.

    • Attendance matters as early as kindergarten. Studies show many children who miss too many days in kindergarten and first grade can struggle academically in later years. They often have trouble mastering reading by the end of third grade.

    • Preschool is a great time to start building a habit of good attendance. Studies show that poor attendance in preschool can predict absenteeism in later grades.

    • By middle and high school, chronic absence is a leading warning sign that a student will drop out.

    • Too many absent students can affect the whole classroom, creating churn and slowing down instruction.

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    Stop Bullying on the Spot 

    When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior(s) they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time.

    Parents, school staff, and other adults in the community can help kids prevent bullying by talking about it, building a safe school environment, and creating a community-wide bullying prevention strategies.

    Here are some websites for strategies:

    At GAE we are doing the following in OCTOBER:

    • 10/22 Students and Staff will make a pledge to “TREAT” everyone with kindness.
    • 10/23 Project Connect: Students will write on a strip of ORANGE paper either what they do to make their school a safer place for their peers or write a quality that makes them unique or proud of who they are as individuals.
    • 10/24 Students and Staff will WEAR ORANGE.
    • 10/25 Kindness Challenge: Students will be asked to complete an act of kindness.
    • 10/26 Teachers/Staff are asked to “SPOT” students being KIND and post it on school bulletin board!
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    Gerald Adams SAC 2018-2019


    We invite you to be part of our NEW BEGINNING as we plan for the future success of our students and our school!



    The School Advisory Council otherwise known as SAC is made up of teachers, staff members, parents, partners, and members of the community. The SAC Committee is responsible for providing input that helps guide school-wide decision making related to school improvement, program adoption, and other topics that relate to school culture.



    Being a part of the SAC Committee ensures that diverse viewpoints are considered in school decision making. It is your chance to become part of the change we are making at Gerald Adams.


    Please fill out the Google Forms survey below if you would like to join. Or you can contact Kristen Logan at (305) 293-1609, ext. 51372 or


    Next SAC Meeting


    Wednesday, October 10th


    At 8:00 am in the Media Center

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    Your Child May Be Eligible for a College Scholarship!

    To be considered for a TSIC College Scholarship, your child must:

    • Have a U.S. Social Security number

    •  Be enrolled in a Monroe County Public School, grades 7-10

    •  Have grades of As, Bs, and Cs in all classes

    •  Have passing scores on state assessments (FSA & EOC)

    •  Meet financial eligibility requirements established by the TSIC Program (see chart below)

    •  Sign a contract agreeing to remain crime and drug free, attend school regularly, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and meet with a mentor once a week

    The applicant’s 2017-2018 academic records will be reviewed prior to application approval.


    Please Click the links below for more information:

    TSIC Scholarship Flyer 2018 English

    TSIC Scholarship Flyer 2018 Spanish

    TSIC Scholarship Flyer 2018 Creole

    or contact:

    Mr. Chuck Licis, Program Coordinator
    241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040
    (305) 293-1546 or



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  • text reading take your child to school day 9-26-18

    Join us for  Bring your Child to School day.  We will have refreshments and learning activities for you to do with your child or loved one.  This event is for all father figures (parents, step-parents, brothers, uncles, grandparents, mentors, and coaches) who help shape the lives of our children.

    When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    Where: Cafeteria

    What time: 7:45-8:15 a.m.

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  • Model PBIS GOLD Ribbion

    Congratulations to Gerald Adams Elementary Staff and Students for achieving GOLD LEVEL status as a Model PBIS School for te 2017-2018 School Year

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    GAE Advance Ed PARENT Survey Link Shortcuts


    Dear Parents and Guardians, as part of the Monroe County School District accreditation process, we request that you complete this short survey to share your thoughts on GAE’s climate and culture.  This is an anonymous survey and we appreciate your participation. 


    Parent URL:

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    2018-2019 GAE K-5 School Supply List

    • Backpack- (Without wheels please)

    • Headphones-(Please choose a sturdy style)

    • $25.00 donation for classroom supplies

    Teachers are requesting money for classroom supplies due to the upcoming move into the new building. This will allow your teachers to purchase supplies as they are needed and will make the moving process less challenging.

    If you prefer to purchase supplies, a supply list will be made available to you on Meet the Teacher Day.

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    UPDATE:  Bus schedule for 21st Centruy Summer Program (July 16-July19)


    Stock Island
    New Town
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    REMINDER: 21st Century Summer Program still in session until July 19th from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.  

    REMINDER: 21st Century Summer Program still in session until July 19th from 8-2.  

    Bus service will continue to run during the program with service to and form HOB. 


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    Summer School Bus Routes

    7:20 VENETIAN/AIRPORT      
    7:35 SIGSBEE/GILMORE *      
    7:38 SIGSBEE/SEAHORSE*      
    7:45 GEORGE ALLEN *      
    AM Stock Island   PM  
    7:30 FISHBUSTERS (Mercy's Bakery)*   2:25 BERNSTEIN PARK *
    7:33 WEST MARINE *   2:28 FISHBUSTERS (Mercy's Bakery)*
    7:40 6500 MALONEY *   2:30 WEST MARINE *
          2:33 6500 MALONEY *
    AM Downtown   PM  
          2:10 GEORGE ALLEN *
    7:30 DOUGLAS GYM*   2:25 DOUGLAS GYM*
          2:33 BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
          2:48 SIGSBEE/GILMORE *
          2:50 SIGSBEE/SEAHORSE*
    AM New Town   PM  
    7:23 NORTHSIDE/16TH   2:18 NORTHSIDE/16TH
    7:28 17TH/DUCK   2:23 17TH/DUCK
    7:30 15TH/DUCK   2:26 15TH/DUCK
    7:35 12TH/FLAGLER   2:30 12TH/FLAGLER
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    AM Stock Island   PM  
    7:20 6TH/CROSS    2:20 6TH/CROSS 
    7:22 10TH/CROSS    2:22 10TH/CROSS 
    7:27 CAYO DEL MAR APTS (Pink Apts)   2:27 CAYO DEL MAR APTS (Pink Apts)
    7:31 LAUREL/2nd   2:33 LAUREL/2nd
    7:35 KEY HAVEN   2:38 KEY HAVEN
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    Summer Reading -- 

    Dear Families,

    Summer is a fun and exciting time for everyone to enjoy the outdoors, spend time with families and

    friends and simply relax. It is also a perfect opportunity to encourage students to read!

    Over the summer, many students experience the summer slide, which can rob them of gains they

    made the previous school year. Children who do not read over the summer can lose more than two

    months of reading achievement. Unfortunately, summer reading loss is cumulative.

    Together, we can help your student avoid the summer slide! Did you know that your student has

    access to myON, a personalized collection of more than 5,800 digital books to read over the

    summer on computers, laptops and other devices anytime, anywhere? myON contains books for

    every age, interest and reading level that will keep them engaged and learning all summer long!

    To help encourage reading this summer, myON has created a national reading contest to motivate

    kids to read and will reward top readers with cool prizes. The theme of this year’s contest is

    Reading is a BLAST this summer with myON. Please encourage your student to read as much as

    possible - they will be entered for a chance to win by reading 10 or more books!

    Be sure to follow myON on Facebook (myONFanClub) and @myONreader for important updates

    and special events during the summer. Go to

    overview to learn more about myON this summer.

    We hope you enjoy the 2018 Reading is a BLAST with myON Summer Reading Program!

    Happy reading!

    The myON Team



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    myON espera con ansias las lecturas de verano y sabemos que su planificación está en pleno


    Únase a nuestro Programa de Lectura de Verano 2018: ¡La lectura de verano es DIVERTIDÍSIMA

    con myON! Juntos podemos fomentar la lectura en TODOS los estudiantes durante los meses de


    Nuestros objetivos para el Programa de Lectura de Verano 2018:

    1. ¡Incentivar a que cada alumno encuentre los libros que más les gusten!
    2. Darles a los estudiantes el acceso en cualquier momento y lugar para que puedan continuar

    leyendo dondequiera que vayan este verano.

    1. Reducir el efecto de “retroceso veraniego” al otorgarles a los estudiantes la posibilidad de

    elegir el contenido y la motivación para leer a través de nuestro concurso de lectura de


    Eche un vistazo a nuestras herramientas de lectura veraniega que se pueden descargar de

    Recursos para Educadores en su cuenta myON. Contiene recursos y plantillas para motivar a sus

    alumnos a leer en myON este verano, así como también información sobre nuestro concurso

    nacional de lectura de verano. ¡Comparta con nosotros sus experiencias positivas de lectura de

    verano en @myONreader!


    El equipo de myON

    P.D.: La Asociación Nacional de Aprendizaje de Verano (National Summer Learning Association,

    NSLA) se ha asociado con los principales investigadores para brindar información y datos

    importantes sobre el impacto de la lectura de verano. Este año, la NSLA ha designado el 12 de

    julio de 2018 como el Día de Aprendizaje de Verano, que es un día nacional de apoyo liderado por

    la Asociación Nacional de Aprendizaje de Verano para realzar la importancia de que los niños

    sigan leyendo y estén seguros y saludables cada verano. Visite para

    más información.

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    Bike Rodeo

    Saturday, May 19th

    10 a.m. -2 p.m.


    Horace O'Bryant School (back parking lot)


    • Open to the public
    • Obstacle Course
    • Bike tune-Ups
    • Chance to win a girls bike and boys bike to TWO lucky winners!

    For more information contact: Criminal Investigation Unit (305)292-7060

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    Football Registration

    George Mira Football Field (Trailer)

    Registration Fee $120.00

      Tuesday, May 15, 2018            5:30pm-7:00pm

      Wednesday, May 16, 2018       5:30pm-7:00pm

      Thursday, May 17, 2018           5:30pm-7:00pm

      Saturday, May 19, 2018           10:00am-2:00pm


    Ages: 4 years old – 12 years old

    Any questions please contact:

    Peter Estevez at 305-684-9376 or Scott Estevez at 305-432-1851 or Michael Crespo at 305-712-0761


    To complete registration a copy of your child’s birth certificate and a small color photo is required.

    *** $30 will be refunded back to parents at the end of the season upon return of all football equipment, uniforms, etc. ***

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    Date: Thursday, May 3rd from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm


    Gallery Walk

    The students have three works of art being displayed in the art show. Make sure to walk around the entire school to see all of the creative projects.


    Artist of the Year Show

    Two students will be chosen for the Artist of the Year. This award is given to students that have shown their love for art through their exemplary projects, work ethic, and creativity that they have shown throughout elementary school. They will receive a special art trophy and will get their artwork put on permanent display at GAE. This show will begin at 6;00 PM before the musical performance in the cafeteria.

    Fantasy Land Installation

    Each student created a fantasy themed art project throughout the year.  They used neon colors to create their artwork.  For the art show, we gathered all of those art projects and transformed the stage to become a magical Fantasy Land installation.  Come experience a new look on artwork!


    Pet Rocks

    Have you always wanted a pet?  Well come make your very own Pet Rock!  You get to use your creativity and design exactly how you want your pet rock to look like.


    Photo Booth / Picture Cut Outs

    Bring your friends and family to take a memorable photo of the Art Extravaganza. Watch and see how the photograph turns into a painting by using a fun iPad App. Also there will be famous works of art throughout the ages that you can put your face in, snap a photo, and become a part of the masterpiece.


    Whole School Mural

    Help make a work of art for our new school! We will be creating a mural that will become a beautiful art piece for the new school in the future. Located in the Art Room.


    3D Printers

    In the art room there will be the new 3D printers creating 3 dimensional artwork using technology. A big THANK YOU to the CFFFK Community Foundation of the Florida Keys for awarding the art room the grant to purchase the 3D Printers for the students to use in the future!


    Guest Artists

    There will be guest artists around the school creating artwork.  This is a great way for the students to observe a professional artist at work.


    Special Dinner / Musical Performance

    There will be a Dinner to help fundraise for the Art Program. Come purchase a delicious meal and enjoy the GAE Choir sing. Located in the Cafeteria.


    If you are interested in volunteering for the Art Extravaganza, please contact me:    305-293-1400 ext. 51340

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    Kindergarten Round Up

    When? Friday May 18, 2018   (9:00-10:00 a.m.)

    Who? Any child who will be 5 on or before Sept. 1

    Where? Gerald Adams Elementary

                    5855 College Rd.

                    305-293-1609 ext. 51300

    Required documents to register for Kindergarten:

    ·       Birth Certificate

    ·       Certificate of Immunization

    ·       Current Physical (Less than 1 year old)  Free at AHEC clinic

    ·       Social Security Card

    ·       Proof of current address (lease agreement, most recent utility bill which shows your name and address, Driver license)


    Completed Kindergarten registration packets will be accepted the week of June 4 and throughout the summer.

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    FSA Test Dates (Updated)


    Grade 3

    FSA ELA—April 24-25 (PBT)
    FSA Math—May 14-May 18 (CBT)

    Grade 4

    FSA Writing—April 2-6 (PBT)
    FSA ELA– April 30-May 4 (CBT)
    FSA Math— May7-11 (CBT)

    Grade 5

    FSA Writing—April 2-6 (PBT)
    FSA ELA– April 30-May 4 (CBT)
    FSA Math— May7-11 (CBT)
    NGSS Science May 14-18 (PBT)

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    Animated Bunny picture Reminder: Bunny Pictures 3/26-3/28 (Mon., Tues. & Wed) 8:30-9:30 in the cafeteria. $5.00 Per picture.

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  • Image of pledge to respect logo On 3/7/18, Mrs. Warden's  classroom will be setting up a Pledge to Respect Booth/ Poster in the main entrance hallway from 8:30 am  to 11:00 am for grades K-2, grades 3-5 12:00 – 2:00.  We are inviting students to Pledge to Respect/sign the poster, there will be a drawing for PLEDGE TO RESPECT shirts and bracelets, along with candy treat (a tootsie roll to “Roll to Respect.”) Please stop by and take the Pledge to Respect.

    This program is sponsored by Project Unify. Project Unify is a sports and education program that partners students with and without disabilities to create a more inclusive school environment where students are able to work together, excel athletically and academically regardless of ability.

    We encourage you before visiting the PLEDGE TO RESPECT booth to discuss with your students the importance of respecting everyone as a unique individual no matter what their differences (academic, athletic, and physical abilities) as well as race, color, or ethiniticity.

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  • ELL Parent Night

    Please join us for a special night full of valuable information from the ELL Team. Teachers will share ways for you to help your child at home. Dinner will be served following the activities. Child care provided. We hope to see you there! .......... Por favor acompáñenos en esta noche especial llena de valiosa información del equipo ELL (Equipo de apoyo para aprendizaje de inglés). Los maestros compartirán tácticas con las que podrá ayudar a su hijo en la casa. Tendremos cena al terminar las actividades. Cuidados de niños disponible. Esperamos verle! Tanpri, jween ak nou pou yon nwit espesyal ki plen enfòmasyon enpòtan nan Ekip ELL la. .......... Pwofesè yo pral pataje fason pou ou ede pitit ou lakay ou. Nap sèvi dine apre aktivite yo. Nou gen gadri pou timoun yo. Nou espere wè ou la!

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  • 5K/Silent Auction 2018

    Our annual Fintastic 5K fundraiser is February 24th at 8:00 a.m. Please click the link for more information and to set up your registration.

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  • ESE Parent Survey

    Let the Florida Department of Education know about how (name your school) partners with you, the parent, to promote parent involvement in your child’s education. A paper survey will come home with your child on (indicate date and method, i.e., Tuesday envelope, homework folder, etc.). If you prefer to complete the survey electronically, go to or click on the link provided at Please take the time to complete this brief survey to help us at (name your school) continue to meet your family’s needs. Click the link below for more information.

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  • Parent Webinar

    Q & A – Exceptional Student Education and Individual Education Plans. This online session will provide information to families which will include: Eligibility Basics, Key Components of IEPs, Student Supports, Graduation, Deferral of Diploma. This webinar will provide information pertinent to students in grade PreK to age 22. Please use the link below to register.

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  • FKCC Drill

    FKCC will be conducting a Full Scale Active Assailant Excersize on Tuesday, Jan. 23rd between the hours of 9:00 am and 11:00 am. Students will remain indoors during this time. Again, this is a PLANNED training DRILL. Click the link to read the press release from FKCC.

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  • Community Health Fair

    Keys AHEC is proud to announce the scheduling of the 47th Annual UM/Keys AHEC Health Fair. This event will be held on Sat., Feb. 3rd in Key West, Big Pine, and Marathon. Pre-Registration at all three locations is Jan 20th.

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  • Thank you, Dions!

    A very heartfelt thank you goes out to Gilda Niles and Dions for their generous dontation to our students.

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  • Free and Reduced Lunch

    Attention Monroe County Schools (or school name) families: On January 31st, the free meals that have been offered to all students will end. The Food and Nutrition Services team encourages all potentially eligible families to complete an online application for Free and Reduced Meals if you have not done so. For families who have received a NOTICE OF DIRECT CERTIFICATION, you are already qualified and therefore do NOT need to fill out an application. If you have any questions, please contact Food and Nutrition Services at (305) 293-1400, or go online to

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    Parents and students can now follow how many books and words our GAE students have read this school year.

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