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SETSCO announces classes starting in August

July 30, 2016

Rosters are filling at the Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company for this fall’s menu of Shakespeare-related classes. In addition to acting, the conservatory offers courses in stage combat, improvisation, monologue performance, and the music in Shakespeare’s plays.…

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MESS Hall tackles sports science next week

July 29, 2016

The Olympics are celebration of strength, endurance, and… science. Next week, August 1-7, the MESS Hall explores the science of sports. Test your reaction time and get a workout with just a clothespin. Build gymnasts that…

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Gaetz mulls UWF presidency

July 23, 2016

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As the University of West Florida searches for a new president — and the Aug. 15 application deadline approaches — former state Senate President Don Gaetz says he’ll…

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Escambia School District grades are a roller coaster

July 22, 2016

The Escambia School District has had major issues maintaining academic success in its middle and elementary schools. Schools like Bellview Middle, Oakcrest, Warrington Middle, Lincoln Park, and Montclair are hailed as champions one year only to…

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Thomas and his goals

July 21, 2016

When he was first elected school superintendent in 2008, Malcolm Thomas created a page on the district’s website that listed his six “Focused Curriculum Goals.” In his seven years in office, he has nailed two of…

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UWF named a 2016 Great College to Work For

July 20, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently named the University of West Florida a 2016 “Great College to Work For.” Conducted annually, the Great Colleges to Work For survey collects data and highlights colleges that receive top…

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District’s answer to low scores: extra hours

July 20, 2016

Escambia County Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas has his answer for the district’s 13 low performing elementary schools. Brentwood, C.A. Weis, Ensley, Global Learning Academy, Longleaf, Montclair, Navy Point, Oakcrest, O.J. Semmes, Reinhardt Holm, Sherwood, Warrington,…

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UWF Emerge Scholars study social work in Japan

July 19, 2016

Students in the University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies recently spent time in Japan, studying social work practices abroad. Five students and one faculty member traveled to Tokyo, Saitama and Kyoto as…