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Next up, first grade!

More than 400 kindergarteners graduated to the first grade last week about 24 hours before the high school held its graduation at Memorial Field. During a ceremony in the middle school’s auditorium beginning at 4 pm on May 29, proud preschoolers crossed the stage to pick up their certificates before posing for photos with their principal Bonnie Jones and their teachers.

They closed the graduation with a song about Florida. Click here for video of the performance.

Click here for a photo gallery of the graduation.

Joel Addington

 

School employees shed 732 pounds!

More than 100 employees throughout the Baker County school district  recently competed in a weight loss and fitness challenge, the winners of which received hundreds of dollars in gift cards and other prizes funded by the district’s health insurance carrier United Healthcare. Read More »

Store is top fund raiser for autism

District manager Branden Beckenbaugh (2nd from right, white shirt) treated these employees of the Dollar General Store in Glen St. Mary to a steak cookout on May 24 to celebrate the store’s recent effort that raised $3045 for autism research, part of a company-wide campaign. Read More »

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