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Preparing for college testing

Getting ready for college is an exciting time. In the midst of all that excitement, however, there is a lot of tension circulating college placement and entrance exams. While these tests play an important role in determining which colleges and universities will accept an application, with the right resources, there

Living the ACD experience: Smooth transition to Business Marketing

As mentioned in my previous Advanced Career Development columns, I strongly considered working for the Hard Rock’s management trainee program. Ultimately, I opted to work for the Tribal government because of a more favorable work schedule for myself. Working within this program has continued to teach me the importance of

Nigel Osceola earns honor society honor

BRANDON — Tampa sixth-grader Nigel Osceola was inducted into the National Junior Honor Society at Brandon Academy during a school assembly March 28. NJHS membership is based on scholarship, service, leadership, character and citizenship.  

Pep rally revs up Ahfachkee School for testing

BIG CYPRESS — Perhaps not every Florida student in grades three through 10 third looks forward to the annual Florida Standards Assessment, but the test is how the state measures achievement in language arts and math. The tests were developed to ensure all students graduate from high school ready for success

PECS Students of the Month

BRIGHTON — These students earned Student of the Month honors at Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School in March: Elementary: Teodoro Estrada, Aven Fonseca, Silas Snow, Zoie Foster-Snow, Josiah Gopher, Ciani Smith, Dyani Kayda, Heidi Thomas, Cordelia Snell, Hannah Platt, Harmony Urbina, Jordyn Tomattis, Jayleigh Braswell, Bryce Trammell, Hilowah Garcia, Yauvani Beltran,

Seminoles advocate activism, actualization at FIU indigenous celebration

MIAMI — Florida International University’s fourth annual indigenous celebration on April 15 attracted about 60 people who listened to Seminole, Miccosukee, Quechua, Carib and Ainu representatives share their opinions and art. The celebration, which was co-sponsored by FIU’s Global Indigenous Forum and Global Indigenous Group, opened with a blessing ceremony, facilitated

PECS students display their track skills

BRIGHTON — Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School figures to be well represented at the Okeechobee County track and field meet in May. In February, PECS held its own meet to determine which students ages 9-14 would represent the school at the county meet. Younger students also participated, but not for qualification.  The

Deven Osceola earns MAP award

Deven Osceola’s efforts at Mount Dora Christian Academy have paid off. His score in the winter MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) tests for mathematics, reading, language usage and science were in the top 10 percent of all students nationwide and showed a 10 percent or higher gain in one of

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