Students at Pierce Middle School are rushing to join a new organization inspired by college fraternities and sororities and aimed at building a multi-year family of students that stretches to high school and beyond. More than 40 Archers comprise the charter class of the Alpha Phi Mu, a leadership club sponsored by science teacher Adisleydi Alonso.
Regular after-school activities have replaced watching TV, playing on phones and other activities. Instead, students are learning life skills, building self-esteem and creating community at the west Hillsborough County school.Read More
Burney Elementary's Tina Cook, an educator with more than 20 years of experience in Florida public schools, has been named a 2017 Javits-Frasier Scholar. The Javits-Frasier Scholars Program is a unique professional development opportunity for educators and counselors who work in Title I schools and are passionate about helping all gifted children.Read More