2019 Capital Project goes before district voters Feb. 26

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 residents of the Florida Union Free School District will vote on a proposed $7,985,804 million capital improvement project which addresses necessary building repairs, enhances learning spaces, and makes Golden Hill Elementary and S.S. Seward Institute safer and more secure. After months of research and consideration, key repairs and improvements were …

How to donate to the John R. Guerra Scholarship

John Guerra was an exceptional student athlete who consistently demonstrated leadership and citizenship qualities and touched the lives of all who knew him. The John R. Guerra Scholarship has been established to celebrate his life. Contributions may be made by sending a check made payable to “John R. Guerra Scholarship Fund” to: Florida Union Free School …

Vaping 101: What every parent should know

There are hundreds of e-cigarette brands on the market, and they are now the most commonly used tobacco products among youth. Middle and high school students are increasingly using these battery-operated devices, often marketed as a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, to inhale nicotine, THC and various synthetic chemicals. And that has health officials  worried. …

From the Golden Hill Nurse: Learn not to share germs

  Keeping your hands clean is among the most effective ways to prevent illness, and that message was reinforced recently at Golden Hill Elementary during National Handwashing Awareness Week. The week-long emphasis on proper hand hygiene aims to protect children and the community from diseases such as the flu. The majority of communicable diseases are …

Florida Students Celebrate Winter with Music, Art

Winter is the season of music, and Florida’s student musicians celebrated with an impressive array of concerts and performances throughout December. The Florida community gathered together on the grounds of the Old School Baptist Meeting House on Dec. 1 for the traditional lighting of the village Christmas tree, and select members of Golden Hill Elementary …

“Bring a Friend to Lunch” brings students, community together

One day each month, the cafeteria at Golden Hill Elementary School is the most popular lunch spot in town. Sure, the wraps are always fresh, the milk is perfectly chilled, and the chicken nuggets are exceptionally tasty, but it’s not just the kid-friendly fare that draws a crowd. It’s the company, and the school’s monthly …

From the Golden Hill Health Office; It’s cold outside

Winter is here, but that doesn’t mean we have to stay indoors all the time. Weather permitting, students will go outdoors for activities. Please remember to send your student to school with a coat, hat, and mittens. Thank you, Marlene Lysack, Golden Hill Elementary School Nurse