Nassau Notebook

Recording Outstanding Education

Volume IV, No. 5

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.


🍎Awesome to the Core!

During Staff Appreciation Days, Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Collins showered the Callahan Elementary staff with many treats. They were surprised with an apple bar since they are "Awesome to the Core". Cupcakes were delivered to express how "Stinkin Awesome" they all are. Thank you for all that you do!

💻Digital Success💻

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Mrs. Hightower, Yulee Middle School, has reason to celebrate her 6th & 7th graders. Recently, they took the Career & Technical Education Certification ICT Digital Tools Exam for Word Processing Essentials and Multimedia Essentials. The students presented passed their exams and received a Certificate of Achievement. These CTE students have diligently worked towards this certification, and they have completed coursework for Business Keyboarding and Orientation to Careers and Technical Occupations.


1st Picture (6th graders):
Haylee Dwinnell, Kevin Dillard, Jada Green, Wyatt Underwood, & Kaiden Drury

2nd Picture (6th graders):
Kyle Westfall, Hunter Carr, Jordan Dahn, Stella Cadell, Sadie Pouncey, Noah Back, Eli Lucio, & Allessandra Lamar

3rd Picture (7th graders):
Front: Sariah Stuart, Benjamin Proffit, Jazzlyn Pettway, Oliver Domingo
Back: Sarah Womble, Madilynn Grossman, Daeton Combs, Tyler Norris, Joshua McCormick, August Lane, Jackson Gower, & Camilla Clarke


S'More Reading for Everyone!

It was a night full of fun, food, and learning under the stars at Bryceville Elementary. Families participated in S'more AR night and Open House. They had campfire games, reading activities, storytime, and classroom visits.

Boo Buddies

The Yulee Primary Teachers and Staff were sneaking around to leave treats for their secret Boo Buddy. Everyone enjoyed finding a special treat each day and trying to guess who their Boo Buddy was.

👩‍🔬👨🏿‍🔬STEAM in Action

This school year, the Department of Defense and Kings Bay donated over $65,000 STEAM-related items to enhance learning in Nassau County Schools. Teachers have shared a few of their students exploring with these learning tools.
STEM Nassau Update


Election Votes Are In!

Bryceville Elementary's 5th-grade class held their own Presidential Election on November 3rd. Mrs. Davis shared that the students voted and the results were...........

Donald Trump - 87.3% (110 Votes)

Joe Biden - 12.7% (16 Votes)


TAP Building Futures

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Since the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Ms. Mallo's students from the Transitioning Adult Program (TAP) have been shadowing the custodians at the District Office. The students, Zach and Cheyenne, worked with the District Office custodians, Adam and Matt, to develop their social and work-related skills. Zack and Cheyenne were gifted movie baskets with some of their favorite items on the last day. We wish them luck in their futures!

🏈Learning Kickoff

Callahan Intermediate School kicked off great learning in November. On every Thursday in November, CIS wore team apparel and participated in sports activities. Grade levels implemented different activities that incorporated team sports. Students, teachers, and staff were all winners!

CIS Kick Off Learning!

McMarthy Math

The 4th-grade math teachers at Callahan Intermediate School participated in a professional workshop with Sarah McCarthy. The teachers learned different songs and chats to enhance their math instruction. Teachers were excited to implement the learned strategies.


🎶All State Honors🎶

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Two students from Callahan Middle School will represent their school in the Florida All-State Middle School Honor Band. Carlin Delassus and Kanaan McCosh will participate in over 70 virtual workshops with world renowned musicians and teachers in January 2021. This is a great honor for these hard-working young musicians and we are extremely proud of their accomplishment! Congratulations!

World Kindness Day

November 13 was World Kindness Day. The administrators at Callahan Elementary School shared some kindness with everyone on campus. Teachers had the opportunity to win some cash if they were the winning caller from a surprise announcement. Staff members' vehicles had some kind notes waiting for them at the end of their day.

"See the light in others and treat them as if it's all you see." ~Wayne Dyee

Prize Winners: Lindsay Pittman, Chrissy Higginbotham, Caitlin Manning


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