The A-OK Mentoring Program is offered weekdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for students’ educational, emotional and social development in room 4 of the high school building. The mentors are dedicated, energetic and patient FAMU college students. They consistently support, encourage and educate any student who wishes to participate. For additional information, please contact the high school at-599-3325.
The Architecture Academy built 3-D structures of student generated designs on negative and positive space. The structures were then presented to the faculty of the FAMU School of Architecture.
The Business, Industry and Technology Academy/ School of Business and Industry Prep School Program will publish a Global Newsletter, which will be distributed throughout the nation and to select countries worldwide. Global advertising opportunities and information request forms are available through the main office. For additional information, contact Ms. Raquista Claitt or Lori Fede at 850-599-8833 or 850-599-8433.
Basketball player Darius Bee has been named 1A State Basketball Player of the Year.
Zakiya Akil, a 12-year-old sixth grader, placed second place in an oratorical contest at the Tallahassee Realtor’s Club. She was speaking on the topic, “If I could change the world” and was competing against high school students. Zakiya said she would “make women equal, eliminate racism and relieve religious conflicts.”
The Annual Career Fair will be held May 7-8, at the FAMU Band Rehearsal Hall. The Fair is sponsored and coordinated by the SBI Prep School Program and Business, Industry and Technology Academy. Business attire and resumes are mandatory. Please call Ms. Mikaya Moore, activities coordinator, or Ms. Raquista Claitt, adviser, at 599-8833 or 599-8433 for additional information.
Ms. Locker’s eighth grade English students are in the process of publishing a reader for students in kindergarten through third grade. The reader will be comprised of student-generated poetry, short stories and fables.
~ compiled by Tynishia Williams