Nassau Notebook

Volume V, No. 9

Recording Outstanding Education

Nassau County School District has many exciting events happening on our campuses. Look at the collection of stories around our county.

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Observant Pirates

Mrs. Schriver's Earth Space Science students at Fernandina Beach High School worked in small group rotations, making observations. Their observations focused on the mineral structure and composition effects of wind currents on bird migration. They with their classmates to find content statements used to discuss academic content.
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Dance Fridays

Dance Friday has become an essential part of the teachers at Southside Elementary School's week. They meet after dismissal and chose a dance/song to do. They practice a few times and then record. They are hoping to share some positivity and smiles, and it has also brought them together and built a friendship.

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Hornet Heroes

Ms. Bryant is Yulee High School's October Hornet Hero because she is always willing to help wherever needed and never complains. She is a first-year Algebra 1 teacher that brings a cheerful attitude every day to the Math department.


Tyrese is an 11th grader at Yulee High School. He is a Hornet Hero because he always has a positive attitude no matter what. He always gives his best effort in his classes, and it shows.

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National Principals Month

October is National Principals Month. On Tuesday, principals were surprised with treats and appreciation for all of their hard work!

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AR Night

Wildlight Elementary hosted AR night for the first nine weeks. They opened the doors to families to help students earn their points at the end of the nine weeks in Accelerated Reader. Students enjoyed family time, books, and a yummy dinner from the Grab and Grub Nassau County Nutrition Food Truck. Over 60 students and their families came out to earn points and have dinner.

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Kindergarten Counting

Mrs. King's kindergarteners at Callahan Elementary School practiced counting as they worked at a partner center on the interactive board in their classroom. Students loved counting stars, apples, and more during this activity that got them out of their seats and up touching the giant screen in their room.

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Little Warriors Gardening

Mrs. Cato's class at Callahan Elementary School has grown a garden of lettuce, tomatoes, and arugula. The students have been helping with planting, watering, and weeding the garden area. Then, Mrs. Cato's class had a taste test day. The Callahan Elementary staff will be in for a treat as the veggies are ready!!

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Cooking Up Multiplication

Mrs. Espersen’s third grade class at Callahan Intermediate School spent their math small group β€œcooking” up some multiplication.

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Constitution Week Learning

Students in Ms. Licausi and Ms. Brewis's Classes at Emma Love Hardee worked on different activities to celebrate and learn about the Constitution.


In celebration of Constitution Week and the end of a month-long unit on government leaders, Mrs. Lesoine's Access Points class at Fernandina Beach Middle School had a special lunch. They invited Dr. Crawford and Mr. Goodwin to join them. The lunch featured Democracy Stew, which the students helped make, using math skills such as measuring and doubling, and tripling ingredients. They also worked on social and life skills such as making a grocery list, setting the table, table manners, greeting visitors, and writing invitations.

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Contraction Surgery

The 2nd-grade students at Wildlight Elementary got to put their doctor hats on to conduct surgery on their contraction patients. The students had to look at the two words, determine which letters needed to be dropped, and correctly add an apostrophe.

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Glow Centers

Students from Mrs. Whicker and Mrs. Page's class at Emma Love Hardee Got to participate in glow centers from meeting challenges during the annual fun run.

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Appreciating Warriors

The staff and faculty at Callahan Intermediate were treated to their favorite food truck. The Callahan community rallied together to say thank you for keeping the students safe and calm during the three days the school was on lockdown.


Officer Fred Caldwell at Callahan Intermediate was shown appreciation for his bravery and calm demeanor during the school lockdown. The faculty, staff, parents, and students of Callahan Intermediate are beyond thankful for his protection.

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