School Board Student Rep Update: February 14, 2017

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School Board Student Rep Update: February 14, 2017

Allison Selg, Nature Coast Technical High School Senior, is the School Board Student Representative photo by Karsen Nielsen

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Allison Selg, School Board Student Representative presented elementary, middle and high school updates to the school board on Feb. 14th.

Elementary Schools

February is Micro has heart month at Chocachatti Elementary School. The school has held various celebrations including Valentine flower deliveries and wear your favorite football jersey day.

At Moton students are looking forward to earning their Honor Roll breakfast held every 9 weeks.
Students are doing well at including everyone in games at recess as well as writing passages rather than paragraphs. There was a pizza party held for the top writers in the 4th and 5th grades. Literacy Week events included older students reading to kindergarteners, literacy night in the library, Drop Everything And Read Day (DEAR DAY), and also a book character parade.

At Spring Hill Elementary, Jump Rope for Heart program has started up in PE. SAM testing is coming up and FSA practice continues until the end of February.

At Pine Grove Elementary School, Selg visited the Leading Ladies club. They did a project about what leadership is and how a leader influences their school and community.

Middle Schools

At Fox Chapel Middle School, Beta Club continues to work with the ARC Nature Coast and visited Spring Hill Health and Rehabilitation. While at these locations, Beta Club members visit with and assist those around them. Boys Basketball is going well and players are working hard. Preparation is underway for Fox Chapel’s Third Annual Leadership Day on March 22nd. One of their Leadership classes is taking on “Mats for a Mission”

Powell Middle School Student Government is readying for their Spring Carnival. Basketball season is going strong. Students are collecting box tops to increase school funds. Students are working on end of the year teacher appreciation gifts. Teacher Appreciation Week is first week of May.

West Hernando Middle School just hosted a Title I event, called Math Mania. “There was a great turnout and lots of fun with math,” said Selg.

The Environmental Science Academy students have started on their “Bring Back Butterfly’s” garden.

High Schools

At Hernando High, Band sent 34 students on February 10th and 11th to District Solo and Ensemble to perform Solo, Trio and Quartet events. Six of those students received a superior on their grade 5 or above solos/color guard solos and will advance to state competition in March. Wrestling hosted District Competition last week. Girls weightlifting had two students place at state competition.

At Nature Coast Technical High School, a student blood drive was held on Friday February 17th. Seniors took cap and gown photos on Thursday February 16th. The National Honor Society and Beta Clubs conducted Valentine’s Day sales with over 100 products sold for each club.

Springstead High School is hosting a college fair in the gymnasium on February 20th at 6:00pm. Springstead Thespians will be attending State Competition during Spring Break. In honor of Black History Month, a Black History door decoration competition was held. Three students placed first at the District Science fair and are moving on to State.

At Weeki Wachee High School, Winter-guard is hard at work practicing for an upcoming competition. The Future Business Leaders of America met after school last weekend. All day on Friday 2/17, a Jazz Band Camp was held to prepare Jazz Band students for an upcoming competition. The Boys Varsity Wrestling team held their Senior night last week to recognize all of the graduating Seniors dedicated to the sport. They hosted a blood drive through LifeSouth on Friday 2/10. The Weeki Wachee High School Choral Department will showcase “Be Our Guest” Dinner and Entertainment on Friday February 24th from 6 to 10 pm.