Nassau Notebook

Recording Outstanding Education

Volume II, 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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Freedom Designs

As part of Constitution Day and Freedom Week, Callahan Middle School's Social Studies classes participated in the Constitution Day Poster Design Contest. This is a national contest in which students design a poster to reflect how they and their family benefit from the freedoms embodied in the U.S. Constitution.


Congratulations to the winners for Callahan Middle! Their posters will represent Callahan Middle School in the national contest. The winners are:

  • 6th Grade: Ronald Lawson
  • 7th Grade: Jordan Wilburn
  • 8th Grade: Mariah Johnson
  • Overall Winner: Keerataya Jeeraorn

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West Nassau is Sailing in Unity

West Nassau High School is excited about their 1st Annual Schoolwide Book Talk on "The Boys in the Boat." From September through December, classrooms are centering activities around this amazing story about beating the odds and finding hope in the midst of the Great Depression.


Great work to all West Nassau High School's admin, teachers, and faculty for creating a connected learning experience for all of your students!

State Recognition for "Little Warriors"

At the Exceeding Expectations Conference, Callahan Intermediate School was honored as an Award School for the state for their efforts in academic achievement and family involvement. Congratulations to everyone at Callahan Intermediate!
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Rocketing into Learning

At Wildlight Elementary, Mrs. Elliott had her 5th-grade students discovering the Nature of Science while creating and experimenting with balloon rockets.

Taking a Bite Into Science

Mrs. Jones, also at Wildlight Elementary, had her students experimenting with the five senses in the STEAM lab.

Chili, Pow Wow, and Chairs

Hilliard Elementary School students and families participated in our second annual Pow Wow and Faculty & Staff Chili Cook-Off. Each classroom decorated a chair to auction at the first annual Chair Auction.Their Pow Wow was lead by Jim Sawgrass, a native Floridian and a member of the Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe. Mr. Sawgrass has been sharing his knowledge of the Southeastern Native American tribes for over 30 years.

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Campus Beautification

Southside Elementary has been working to make their campus even more inviting. Parent volunteers, Mrs. Voges' and Mrs. Martin's classes, and Officer Hank enjoyed working in the gardens at Southside Elementary. The campus even had local artist, Lamar Miles, complete an ocean-themed mural.
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You are....a TEAM!

Champs!

Congratulations to Callahan Middle School's Volleyball Middle School B Team County Champs!
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