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SCCPTA News

SCCPTA general membership voted to support SCPS Superintendent Dr Walt Griffin’s proposed FSA solution, the “Seminole Solution”, to use nationally norm-referenced tests beginning in 2015-16 in place of the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA).  Thank you for the participation from those representing 37 schools in attendance at the Special Meeting on Mon!

Click here to see the proposed FSA Solution from Dr. Walt Griffin, in a letter to Commissioner Pam Stewart. July 13, 2015
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2015-2016 School Supply Drive
July 15 - September 25

A Gift For Teaching –Seminole (AGFT-S), a program under the Foundation for SCPS, provides free school and classroom supplies to every school in the district. Why the Foundation for SCPS and AGFT-Seminole? Our partnership between the school district and our free store operation enables us to identify those most in need. It also ensures that each student and teacher is given the school supplies and classroom tools needed for them to have a successful school day and productive school year! Our main focus is on schools that have children with the highest needs. We are inviting you to join others in our community to host or coordinate a school supply drive to support our efforts.
We NEED your help!
      
Download our 2015-2016 School Supply Drive "TOOL KIT"  to help get you started.
                * Set a date and goal
                * Set a collection location
                * Promote, have fun, add a friendly competition
                * Call and arrange a time to drop off supplies
                                                              
For more information about AGFT-S, please call 407.320.7768 or email   becky_miller@scps.k12.fl.us


Reflections 2015-2016



The arts—and the National PTA Reflections Program—support student success and serve as a valuable tool for building strong partnerships in your school community. Celebrate arts learning in your school community with Reflections. This program welcomes all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Annually, thousands of students will reflect on a common theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. 

The theme for the 2015-2016 school year is Let Your Imagination Fly Florida PTA information, instructions, entry information and materials can be found here:

http://www.floridapta.org/programs/reflections
Submissions will be due to Seminole County on Dec 8, 2015

National Arts in Education Week

Join National PTA celebrate the arts for National Arts in Education Week September 14-18, 2015. Students, teachers, families and schools are encouraged to participate in the arts during the week.

More ideas for Art Education Week: http://www.pta.org/programs/content.cfm?ItemNumber=4210

This is the perfect opportunity to kick off the PTA Reflections Program at your school!

Congratulations to the Seminole County Council of PTA/PTSA for the newly elected officers of the 2015-2016 school year:

President – Katie Burris
Secretary – Polly DeLucia
Treasurer – Karen Mazzola
1st Vice President – Beth Karoly
2nd Vice President – Liz Merrill

Seminole County Public Schools
Resolution Concerning the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Program

Click here for more information

Seminole County Tax Info (Click each item to view)

 

 

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