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Jones Elementary observes Black History

Students and staff at Mamie Agnes Jones Elementary in Baldwin observed February’s Black History Month recently.

Pictured from the activities are school librarian Teresa Bright reading to students in Vicki Walls’ first grade class Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson. That was followed by an art lesson on quilting patterns. Each class had activities for the observance, including watching videos and discussing black history.

Photo courtesy of Mamie Agnes Jones Elementary

Principal Hill: don’t ditch school grades

Since being named Baker High’s principal in 2009, when the high school was rated a D-school, Thomas Hill has led the school to a B-grade and boosted reading scores considerably. Read More »

STEM star recognized in Orlando

Hannah Rodgers’ experiments last year about the link between physical fitness and heart rates garnered her a trip to the Orlando Hilton recently for the Sunshine State Scholars program.

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