Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Steven Beaty and Agnes Thomas were honored for their "outstanding dedication, commitment and support" Tuesday by Pinellas County Schools. Here's a quick look at why their service is so valued.
Pinellas County Schools says two Dunedin volunteers, along with 12 others from the area, stand out for their commitment and dedication this year. They were announced at a Feb. 26 school board meeting. And one of the "2012-13 Outstanding School Volunteers" will be selected from honorees in each category — youth, adult and senior — to represent Pinellas County in the state recognition program during a celebratory breakfast at Feather Sound Country Club in Clearwater on April 25, a news release from Pinellas County Schools says. In Dunedin, two volunteers made the list of honorees. The following is a list of the Dunedin honorees along with remarks about their contributions from Pinellas County Schools. Steven "Steve" Beaty, a volunteer at …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights from Patch!
Trista Sarles-Redfield, 9, was delighted to see her father enter her fourth-grade classroom at Dunedin Elementary School on Thursday. He surprised her with flowers in front of her peers a day earlier than expected. Trista said it was a Christmas wish come true. Dan Soyka's condition has declined since being diagnosed with incurable ALS, but his friends are determined to help. A Dunedin Sweetbay Supermarket, at 1681 Main St., is among 33 under performing stores in Florida scheduled to close in Feburary, the grocer's parent company announced Wednesday. What would you like to see in its place? Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives are investigating an armed robbery at the Union Street Munchee's late Tuesday in Dunedin. Unmarried couples, gay …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Lori Gooding, who assists teachers working with students with disabilities at Dunedin Elementary, was named a semifinalist for Pinellas County Schools' annual "Support Employee of the Year" honor.
A Dunedin Elementary employee is up for a big honor. Lori Gooding is among 21 support employees selected from 6,300 others countywide as a semifinalist for Support Employee of the Year award, according to a news release from Pinellas County Schools. Gooding, an Exceptional Student Education associate, helps teachers who work with students with disabilities. She spends 75 percent or more of her hours directly with students. She is one of seven semifinalists in the category for those considered to have "Direct Involvement with Students." Finalists will be named later this month, the news release says. All support employees were nominated by faculty, administrators and school community members for outstanding contributions to student …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The Dunedin Masonic Lodge presented the top girl and boy readers from each grade level at Dunedin Elementary with new bicycles on Friday (May 25).
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Editor's Note: This is a letter from the Dunedin Masonic Lodge. The Brothers of Dunedin Masonic Lodge No. 192 F.& A.M. were pleased to be on hand at Dunedin Elementary for the school's year-end assembly recognizing scholastic achievement on May 25. The Lodge presented bicycles for the school's top readers as part of its "Bikes-for-Books" program, whereby students earn points for the books they read throughout the school year. At the end of the year, the top boy and girl readers from each grade (kindergarten through fifth) are recognized by the Masons with a new bicycle. "This program has encouraged the students to embrace reading," Cindy Borland, Dunedin Elementary reading/literacy coach, said. "We hope this will be a habit that will stay…