The numbers on public school graduation rates in Florida were released last week, and compared to other counties in this corner of the state, Baker High’s numbers were, well, just the other side of okay.
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Christmas is here, time for good cheer – Part 2.
I was watching television last night and tuned in to The Great Christmas Light Fight on CBS. In it celebrity judges I had never heard of went to four different houses to give away a $50,000 cash prize to some lucky family who had gone way overboard with their Christmas lights.
The annual Breakfast with Santa fund raiser attracted hundreds to the middle school Saturday morning to enjoy a freshly cooked meal, line up for pictures with Santa, win door prizes and enjoy live music from the middle and high school bands.
As is noted on page 106 of my book Rhoda, the mother of Florida’s governor at the time specifically stated this in her comments to a select group of Florida legislators when lobbying for the monument at the Olustee Battlefield: