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School News, Nov. 12
Zane Loggins, 4, casts a ballot with help from Ruth Bruner at Primrose School of Gainesville. Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students geared up for this year’s election by hosting “Election Day at Primrose.” The students learned about civic responsibility and the voting process from their teachers and listened to children’s book, “Duck for President” from a special guest reader, Gainesville City Council member Ruth Bruner. The students cast their vote for the 2012 Presidential Class Mascot and the Presidential Snack of the Day in the Primrose polling place.
Lakeview Academy’s Paloma Zavala has been named a Scholar by the College Board in the National Hispanic Recognition Program, 2012-2013 which is awarded for excellence in Academic Achievement. The National Hispanic Recognition program was established by the College Board in 1983 to recognize the academic achievements of Hispanic students and to help identify their accomplishments for post-secondary schools. Recognition comes by taking the PSAT test as a high school junior.