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  • Florida's Teacher of the Year Visits Monroe County

    Monroe County School District was honored to welcome the Florida 2020 Teacher of the Year, Dr. Drakeyan Cha’ Dre’ Graham, as he visited the lower keys touring schools and visiting with teachers. Dr. Graham is the Director of Instrumental Studies at C. Leon King High School in Tampa. He is visiting all districts in the state sharing his message that as educators, we are preparing the generation of the future. Mrs. Amber Acevedo and Ms. Leslie Holmes organized Dr. Graham’s visit.

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  • Start with Hello and Say Something Week-Sandy Hook Promise~February 24th to the 28th

    February 24th to the 28th: Say Something Week raises awareness and educates students and the community through training, media events, advertising, public proclamations, contests and school awards. Say Something Week reinforces the power young people have to prevent tragedies and Say Something to a trusted adult to protect a friend from hurting them self or others. Start With Hello asks students, educators, parents, and other community leaders who interact with children to take steps in class, the lunchroom and/or on the bus to be inclusive and connected.

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  • HOLLY GIVEN MEMORIAL FIELD DEDICATION

    Coral Shores High School Softball field was rededicated this month to honor Holly Given, a CSHS alumni and beloved member of the Upper Keys community. Holly was a three-sport standout for four-years at Coral Shores. Following graduation she moved on to play softball at Western Carolina and then returned to the Keys where she was a very active in a number of local causes. The CSHS softball facility has been renamed as Holly Given-Memorial Field.

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  • Justin Yablon, Lead Mechanic-Controls and Utilities named the 2019-2020 MONROE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT School Related Employees of the Year

    Mr. Yablon is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the district building control systems. He also monitors and evaluates utility usage and acts as a liaison to our local utility service providers. Justin is a competent, positive and reliable employee. He’s always willing to help and to go above and beyond with any task he’s given. Justin’s drive and positive and professional demeanor are what make him the perfect School Related Employee of the Year. Superintendent Mark Porter, Executive Director of Operation and Planning Pat Lefere, Director of Maintenance Jeff Barrows and the MCSD Maintenance Department, were on hand to congratulate Mr. Yablon.

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