Honoring MCSD GEMS and Shining a Light on some of the great things happening in our District. Superintendent Porter, Mrs. Axford Executive Director of Teaching and Learning and School Board Chairperson Mindy Conn, handed out these Awards. Click "Learn More" to read more about this month's GEMS.
These Sigsbee middle school students, Hannah Atilla, William Stolze, and Edward Strunk proudly display their MCSD District STEM Fair Awards. They, along with winners from across the county will compete at the state science fair next month. Nearly 200 aspiring engineers, scientists and mathematicians gathered in the new Plantation Key School auditorium Saturday to compete in the Monroe County School District Regional Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) fair. Participants in grades 4th through 12th showcased their STEM projects at the annual event for a chance to advance to the state science fair in March.
“Middle school students led the district in Microsoft Office Specialist industry certifications,” according to Acting Superintendent Theresa Axford. “Middle school students were responsible for 80% of 23 Microsoft certifications earned this month.” Plantation Key School led the way with eight students earning the highly coveted industry certifications, worth three college credits, plus $250 from
KWFD KWHS Fire Academy Students pictured: Ludmila Barrios, Dakota Pepper, Christopher Gazzale, Jose Pichardo, Hunter Dematteis, Bryson Johnson, Ezekiel Phipps, Brent Bishop, Blake Arencibia, Garrett Hughes, Logan Pellicier, Aiden Garcia, and Michelangelo Nieto KWFD Instructors: Capt. Jason Barroso, FF/P Andrew Perez, Lt. Tim Anson, Commander Mark Sellers, and Capt. Jeffrey Hernandez