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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 firstname.lastname@example.org to submit potential highlights.
SDIRC FSA, End-of-Course Exams and Science Scores Released!
Individual Florida Standards Assessments, End-of-Course Exams, and Science Scores were released yesterday by the Florida Department of Education. The School District of Indian River County is proud to recognize our students, teachers, and staff members for their hard work and dedication that made these achievements possible.
Notable highlights for Indian River County School District include:
• Districtwide proficiency increased in English Language Arts (ELA) by 1 percentage point, and in math by 3 percentage points in grades 3-8. In Algebra, districtwide proficiency increased 14 points from 49%-63%.
• District scores were above the State average in Grades 3-8 Math, 8th grade Science, Algebra 1, and US History.
Click below for individual school highlights!
Six SDIRC Schools Awarded HealthierUS School Challenge Designation
SDIRC Schools recognized for their efforts to provide healthy environments for students
Six School District of Indian River County (SDIRC) schools have earned HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) designations in May. The HealthierUS School Challenge, a joint effort with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the United States Department of Agriculture, is a voluntary certification initiative that recognizes and rewards schools that promote nutrition education, physical activity, and healthy school environments.
Schools can apply for four different levels of designation that last for four years: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Gold Award of Distinction. Awarded schools will receive up to $2,000 to enhance the school food service program. Congratulations to the following SDIRC schools that were recently awarded HUSSC designation:
Dodgertown Elementary School (Bronze)
Fellsmere Elementary School (Bronze)
Glendale Elementary School (Silver)
Liberty Magnet School (Bronze)
Sebastian Elementary School (Silver)
Vero Beach Elementary School (Silver)
Extended School Year (ESY) is in action on SDIRC Campuses!
ESY Pirate Week!
TC Palm's Team of the Year
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