PTO and Key Club thank you for participating in the Carrabba's fundraiser!
The Collegiate School administration is asking you to complete this online survey as part of our ongoing accreditation process. We really value your opinions and do review comments and take action in the SAC parent meetings. Last year we had only a handful of parents complete this important survey. We really need just a moment of your time so that this becomes a productive document with a lot of participation.
This survey asks the same questions as previous surveys so that the data can be measured from one year to the next, so it may seem familiar. Students and teachers will be asked to complete a similar survey in the coming weeks.
Congrats to Matt Bowman, Congressional Teacher Award nominee, who was honored at a ceremony hosted by Congressman Vern Buchanan on March 31. There were 27 teachers nominated from the Florida's 16th Congressional District for outstanding achievements.
Congrats to the new Key Club and Student Leadership Team Officers for 2017-18
Key Club President: Ryan Johnston
Vice President: Alexis Whalen
Secretary: Ronan Bustamante
Treasurer: Elise Hussey
Editor: Esther Vice
Historian: Grace Super
Webmaster: Chloe Piedra
Student Leadership Team Co-Presidents: Christina Bobrek and Mariana Botero
Vice President: Laura Whalen
Internal: Ronan Bustamante
External: Kyle Guet
Finance/Fundraising: Rayhanah Waldin
Historian: Rose Johnston
Special thanks to Danny Fuerstman, who teaches International Relations and MUN, for continuously leading and coaching his students to win awards at the Model United Nations conferences.
He let us know that for only the second time in SCF history, one of our delegations (Germany) won an Outstanding Delegation Team award – the highest team award at a Model UN conference. The other delegation, Belgium, won an Honorable Delegation Team award, equivalent to the bronze medal. Both countries also won Best Position Paper team awards, keeping that streak alive at 8 straight conferences for SCF. One student, Heather Mazer, won an Individual Outstanding Delegate award for her work in the General Assembly Second Committee and two SCFCS students, Hannah Nussair and Grace Super won an Individual Most Diplomatic award for their work on the UN Habitat committee.
SCF Brain Bowl Team (L-R) Damien Bobreck, Coach Christina Dwyer, Lacey Anderson, David Espinal (captain) and Nathaniel Havlick
The 2016-2017 SCF Brain Bowl team placed third at the state tournament this past weekend in Panama City! The three-person team of David Espinal (captain), Damien Bobrek (SCFCS student extraordinaire), and Lacey Anderson. The team had a 6-3 record, demonstrating in-depth knowledge in the fields of Math, Science, Arts and Humanities, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Damien ranked #5 in individual scoring and will be traveling with Phi Theta Kappa next weekend. David Espinal, Lacey Anderson, and Nathanael Havlik will compete at the Intercollegiate College Championship against four-year schools.
Manatee County School District Art Contest
Student artwork will be framed and displayed at the MCSD Professional Support Center and the Student Support Center for a year. Pieces were selected by county administrators and county art teachers. A reception will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, April 17 at the PSC/SSC in their honor. Students will receive an individual invitations this week.
Congratulations! Alex H, Bianca A, Guillermo P, Josh R, Joanne S, Olivia H
Women's History Month In Action
During Women's History Month, students at SCFCS studied national and international female figures, as well as learning about the basis of women's history month and how to be an ally. Activities included 6th and 8th grade students teaching each other about women they had researched, 7th grade students researching famous women and creating their own superhero and 9th and 10th grade collaborating on a women's history gallery wall.
Interactive Concert at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota to Feature Chamber Music
The Music Department at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer an interactive Chamber Music Concert at 7:30 p.m. April 7 at SCF’s Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W.
“Join Us On Stage, But Don’t Touch My Tuba” will allow audience members to sit up close and personal while SCF music ensembles play some of their favorite chamber music selections. Groups that will perform are the Woodwind Choir, Brass Choir, Flute Choir, Saxophone Choir, Percussion Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, Brass Quintet, Saxophone Quartet, Presidential Jazz Quartet, Presidential String Quartet and Presidential Vocal Ensemble.
General admission is $8; $4 for students and SCF employees. Tickets can be purchased at SCFtickets.com or by calling the box office at 941-752-5252. During the construction of SCF’s new Library and Learning Center, parking for SCF’s Neel Performing Arts Center will be west of Building 11, in Parking Lot I. Entrance to the auditorium remains on the east side of the building, with a drop-off area directly to the south of the front doors. Signs along 60th Avenue West and the drive lanes on campus guide patrons to the drop-off area and parking.
Musical Showcase to Feature Songs and Scenes from Broadway Tony Award Winners
The Music Theatre Ensemble at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will present a showcase of theatre songs and scenes in “A Tribute to the Tonys” at 7 p.m. April 17 in SCF’s Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W. The showcase is free and open to the public.
The scenes will feature musical selections from Broadway shows that have won a Tony Award for Best Musical. The selections include favorite shows starting with the first Best Musical winner, “Kiss Me, Kate,” to the very popular and more contemporary “Les Miserables,” with something for everyone in between.
The showcase offers students an opportunity to assist in choosing, directing, choreographing and staging the scenes. The production is under the direction of SCF Music Program Chair Melodie Dickerson with music direction by staff accompanist Lurray Myers. For more information, call the SCF Neel Performing Arts Center box office at 941-752-5252.
During the construction of SCF’s new Library and Learning Center, parking for SCF’s Neel Performing Arts Center will be west of Building 11, in Parking Lot I. Entrance to the auditorium remains on the east side of the building, with a drop-off area directly to the south of the front doors. Signs along 60th Avenue West and the drive lanes on campus guide patrons to the drop-off area and parking.
Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament PSA Ad Contest
Crosthwait is very excited to be holding its sixth annual Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament PSA ad contest. All local high schools are eligible to enter an ad by the April 14th deadline. The Sam A. Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament was established in 1983 by local fishermen excited about their sport seeking to add an element of local fun and competition.
The winning ad will receive a $500 cash prize, traveling trophy, recognition at their high school’s awards ceremony and at the tournament’s awards ceremony held on Sunday, May 21st. Second, third place and honorable mention winners will receive a cash reward and trophy recognition. The ad will be aired by Spectrum 700+ times 3 weeks prior to the tournament.
The Crosthwait fishing tournament has grown yearly and now has over 100 boats entering the 3 day event! The following information should be included in this year’s PSA:
34th annual fishing tournament
Presented by Yellowfin (please include this at the beginning of the PSA)
Over $20,000 dollars in cash and prizes to be won
Includes Offshore and Inshore fishing divisions
Hosted by the Bradenton Yacht Club, May 19-21, 2017
For the 7th consecutive year proceeds benefit the Crosthwait Memorial Scholarship Program and MTC Educational Programs
Join us for a sure to be fun Kids Fishing Tournament and the Project Healing Waters Event at the Bradenton Yacht Club on Saturday, May 20.