Nassau Notebook

Recording Outstanding Education

Volume IV, No. 6


Nassau County School District continues to have positive events occurring on our campuses. Take a look at some of the things that have happened recently.

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πŸ•Pizza with the Principal


The top 5 AR readers in each grade level at Hilliard Elementary School celebrated their success by having Pizza with the Principal. Students enjoyed a luncheon with fall-themed treats and received a certificate to share with their parents to celebrate their amazing work in reading. The principal is proud of her Hilliard Flashes!

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Pirate Pizzeria πŸ•

πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŒΎAgri-Learning

The students in Mrs. McCullough's AgriTech and AgriScience courses at Hilliard MIddle-Senior High School are having quite the learning experience. They have been busy hatching chicks, growing food, building chicken pens, walking chickens on a leash, and making the world a better place. These students are sure to remember the hands-on knowledge they are building!

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Freshening Up the Hive

How awesome it is when communities and schools come together to make things more beautiful?! The United Methodist Church came to Yulee Primary School with flowers, shovels, and mulch to 'make a buzz' around the school sign. Thanks so much to these volunteers and their green thumbs!

Engaging Powerful Pirates


Several teachers from Emma Love Hardee Elementary have been participating in their monthly Building Powerful Pirates professional development. Their last Building Powerful Pirates session was focused on engagement and 26 out of 35 teachers attended!


Ms. Bohler (3rd Grade Math) and Ms. Long (4th Grade ELA) at Emma Love Hardee Elementary are bringing more active engagement to their daily lessons. Ms. Bohler and her 3rd-grade math students were representing and interpreting their data by creating pictographs. Ms. Long had her 4th grade ELA students actively engaged while answering questions during their reading lesson.

It's Grinchmas in Hilliard!

The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who visited Hilliard Elementary School to deliver candy canes to the students as well as drinks and treats to all of the staff!

Farm Fair, Food, & Fun πŸ“š


Students, parents, and teachers recently enjoyed a socially distanced night of farm-themed reading celebration at Yulee Primary School. Families could read and practice comprehension through AR quizzes. Everyone enjoyed their night on the farm!

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Stupendous Spellers

These students recently participated in Hilliard Elementary School's Spelling Bee. Congratulations to the winners of the Spelling Bee!


1st Place: Cathy Le
2nd Place: Ronan Allen
3rd Place: Sara Carter

It's a Li'l Pirate Christmas

Southside Elementary's teachers participated in a Holiday Door Decorating Contest. The school was filled with festive and creative ideas. Faculty, staff, and students loved seeing all of the holiday decorations.

πŸŽ„ O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree πŸŽ„

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Mrs. Foose's Kindergarten students at Yulee Primary School enjoyed their December morning STEAM tubs. The students built Christmas trees using different materials. Check out their amazing builds!

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Virtual STEAM Night πŸš‚

Wildlight Elementary hosted their first Polar Express Virtual STEAM night. The teachers planned and prepped to virtually present 4 experiments. Students were provided supplies to use at home and followed along as the teachers modeled. The Wildlight Express had an outstanding turnout and students loved the virtual STEAM night. Take a look at some pictures below.
Wildlight Elementary Virtual STEAM Night

πŸ”” The Bells Are Ringing


On Saturday, December 12, staff members from Southside Elementary and their families rang the bell for the Salvation Army. Everyone enjoyed this community-wide tradition.

Superb Spellers


Emma Love Hardee Elementary is proud to congratulate their Spelling Bee winners, Ava Grandey (Spelling Bee Winner) and Emily Parker (Runner Up).

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