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Return to PreK-K Center for ‘Party with McLarty’

teachers back earlyWhitney Hall (left) and Kelly McLarty, the mastermind behind the third annual “Party with McLarty” at the Baker County Pre-K/Kindergarten Center, were joined by other school teachers, like Kimber Thigpen (below) and principal Bonnie Jones in the media center the morning of August 2 for a pre-school year preparation lunch

Teachers district wide are due back on campus August 14.

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Keller slips to ‘D’; BCMS to a ‘B’

DSC_0134The transition to more rigorous testing standards this year has hit schools across the state pretty hard.

The number of F-rated schools in Florida more than doubled this year while the number of A-rated schools fell by 39 percent, according to preliminary school grades released last week by the state.

Baker County schools didn’t fare any better with the tougher standards, which were rolled out to better prepare students for the move to national ”Common Core” standards in 2014-15.

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Ms. Jones Nursing degree

Carla Jones

Carla Jones

Carla Shree Jones of Macclenny completed the registered nurse program at the Center for Allied Health in Jacksonville and graduated on July 26.

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