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Welcome to the Connection!
Welcome to The Connection, our new weekly newsletter connecting you to important news, events, and activities happening in the School District of Indian River County. This newsletter will highlight events throughout all grade levels, and include district news. We are looking forward to your input in The Connection, and hope that you will submit important news and information to be considered for publishing. Please contact Public Information Officer, Cristen McMillan, at email@example.com to submit potential highlights.
FSA and EOC Individual Scores Important Notice
Zachary Hessler, Gifford Middle School Student, Named Finalist for Young Scientist Challenge
Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) have selected Gifford Middle School student, Zachary Hessler, as one of the 10 finalists from across America to be named America’s Top Young Scientist. The annual competition recognizes "scientific thinking and imagination in students grades 5-8 who dream up a solution to an everyday problem that ultimately could reshape and improve the way we live our lives."
Zach, and nine other young scientists, were selected over hundreds of others. "These young ladies and gentlemen were selected based on their science acumen, innovative thinking and exceptional communication skills as demonstrated in their entry videos"
To learn more about Zach’s entry visit: https://www.youngscientistlab.com/entry/1336
Discovery Education and 3M Press Release on Young Scientist Finalists
Young Scientist Story on Channel 5 WPTV
STEP into Kindergarten in ACTION!
STEP into kindergarten students at VBE are working hard and having fun!
Lights, Camera, Action!
Code Skools FOLLOW UP
Check out our new "Code Skools" video!
PROJECT HELP FOLLOW UP
Check out our new Project H.E.L.P video!
Project H.E.L.P (Hospital Exemplary Learning Program) students, Michael Scali, Environmental Services Intern; Anthony Scali, Hospitality Intern; D.K. Richardson, Facilities Intern; and Dakota Bennett, DMS Supply Chain Intern, spoke to us about their individual responsibilities within their departments and the growth and challenges they have experienced as a student participating in Project H.E.L.P. Thank you to these young professionals for allowing us to visit their workplace and and speak to them about their success.
Project H.E.L.P. is a transition program partnership between Indian River Medical Center and the School District of Indian River County teaching students important job skills as they transition from high school to the workforce.
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National Summer Learning Day
Thursday, July 12th, 5:30pm
The Learning Alliance will be hosting activities beginning at 5:30pm at the following locations:
- Sebastian Boys and Girls Club: Moonshot Family Pajama Pizza Party
- Fellsmere Elementary: Moonshot Family Pajama Pizza Party
- The Heritage Center Moonshot Family Pajama Pizza Party
Arts and crafts will be tied to social emotional learning, with a focus on “feelings.”
INSIDE OUT - Movie begins at 6:30 pm