North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts
County School District, Florida
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Have a great summer! Students return on Monday, August 18th.
6th Grade Orientation
is Friday, August 8th, from 9:00am until 2:00pm. Parents,
leave your 6th Graders here for an all-day experience to introduce
them to Middle School - Grade 6. Lunch will be served.
Open House is Saturday, August 16th, from 10:30am until 2:00pm.
For the entire family!
Message from Dr. Santini:
to one of the best Arts schools in the Nation.
Thanks for selecting North Fort
Myers Academy for the Arts for your children.
Our faculty and staff have been chosen
to make education come alive through the integration of arts into
academics and the academic into the arts.
Each member of our teaching
staff will go the extra mile to help each and every child.
belief is that school should be the place where children love
learning and enjoy their journey each and every day.
Mission Statement says it all, “Academics and Arts for lifelong
learning in a safe and caring environment.”
Congratulations to our summer drama campers - Seussical the Musical, Junior
was a big success! Hope you saw the show.
Update on our Odyssey of the Mind team... The
team placed 10th out of 58 teams in the World Competion in Aimes,
Iowa this summer. The team members: Hailey Countryman,
Nandini Patel, Eva Francey, Annie Crouch, Hallie Mallard, Hannah
Dieran and Moritz Merz. Thanks to all of you who donated to the team
to allow them to travel and compete; it was quite expensive.
Here's a video
of one such generous donation from the American Association
of University Women with President Marie Glasgow (click here)... You can see
the still photo of this presentation
on our Facebook page for May 9th...
Parent Link Update for Parents and
will be unavailable July 24th & the morning of July 25th
in preparation for the new school year. When Parentlink is
available on the 25th parents and students will be able
to verify their account information. They can sign into parentlink
to change their passwords, view current address information, view
phone numbers etc. Student schedules, grades and attendance will
not be available until after school starts.
Supply List for the 2014 - 2015 School Year...
SHIRTS AND DRAGON HOODIES...NOW ON SALE FOR NEXT YEAR...
Get a jump on next year with our Uniform Shirt order form.
You may mail it to the school with a check or come to the
school office if you want to use a debit or credit card...CLICK HERE FOR THE SHIRT ORDER FORM.
Dragon Hoodie information
Dragon Hoodie order form...
Here's the Just Read, Florida!
2014 Summer Recommended
click here for the Reason you should READ this summer...to
prevent the Summer Slide! (a
Click here for DragonTales
(week of May 19th,
2014 - our FINAL newsletter of the school year!) Please check the newsletter for
2014 - 8th Grade -
Trendon Dunn, Uriel Agramonte and Shelby Ironmonger
with Dr. Douglas Santini
2014 - 8th Grade - Kiwanis Student of the Year Awards!
Fernando Bautista and Hailey Countryman
with Dr. Douglas Santini, Dr. Charles Settle of the Edison
Kiwanis Club and Kathy Woolston, President-Elect of the Edison
All of these 8th Graders started school in Kindergarten at
2014 - 6th and 7th Grade - Kiwanis Student of the Year Awards!
Serenity Vasile, Zachary Farina, Hannah Lakoma and Samuel Marzella
with Dr. Douglas Santini and Mr. Charles Settle of the Edison Kiwanis
2014 - 6th and 7th Grade -
Hayden Edison, Mikaila Posegay, Raegan Denny and Dominick Bologna
with Dr. Douglas Santini
Eva Francey for
winning a Career Essay Contest titled “Oh The Places you’ll
Go”. This contest is sponsored by the Southwest
Florida Workforce Development Board. Eva won a $50 Gift Card
to Walmart and is pictured here with Susan Roshan,
Director of Career Education.
Coach Kline for winning the
Learning for Life Character in
Education award last night (5/12/14). Coach Kline
was chosen as the teacher of the year. Please congratulate him
on this wonderful honor!
Six of our
7th grade students are in the
2014 Duke University 7th Grade Talent Search...see who they
Erika Sauer for placing 1st (#38 - The Music Man Junior) and winning an iPod
touch and Photoshop Elements 11 software. Also,
for placing 2nd (#41 - As You Like It) and winning an iPod nano.
Both of their posters will be in the media center for the Arts Alive
Art Show, at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center for the month of
May and on the
Digital Lee website.
Kendall Druash for her First Place win for 8th
grade and Annabel Brewster for
her Honorable Mention win for 8th grade. The
Keep Lee County Beautiful Calendar
contest is a tough competition with thousands of entries.
Also, former NFMAA students
Sarah Hamid for Honorable
Mention in 10th grade and
Madison Gardner for her First Place win in 11th
grade. I am very proud of these students! TW
Announcing Summer Art Camps at NFMAA (application included)...
for PTO Officer Election for the 2014-2015 School Year
1. A Nominating Committee will be formed consisting of teachers and
2. A parent link will be sent out informing parents of their
submit their name in writing via letter or email to Mrs. Tango at
by April 30th
.3. The Nominating Committee will meet in early May
to create a ballot.
4. The Officer vote will take place at the May 20th PTO meeting.
5. Officer positions are as follows: President, Vice President,
Odyssey of the Mind: Regional Results...
(Parent/Teacher Organization) - SAC (School Advisory Council)
For Public Notices...
please go School Information page...
Upcoming Performances, Rehearsals and Arts News...
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Please call 997-2131 for
information on purchasing DVD's and Photo's of performances