Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

In Education

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

In Education

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Yulee High School will have a meeting for incoming sophomores, juniors and seniors at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Yulee Middle School cafeteria.

For more information, call 491-7949.


Take Stock in Children is recruiting volunteers to be mentors for Nassau County middle- and high-school students.

Each mentor must agree to be finger-printed, attend a three-hour training in August and commit to being a mentor for a full school year.

Mentors will be introduced to students during the 10th annual Take Stock In Children Awards Celebration at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 18.

For more information, call Director Jody Mackle at 321-2434 or, or Student Advocate Diane Williams at 879-2556.


Communities In Schools of Nassau County seeks volunteers to help students with homework from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at Yulee Middle School.

Adults with strong backgrounds in science, math and language arts are needed.

Communities In Schools also needs volunteers for other programs in Nassau County middle and high schools. Tutors, interview and career coaches, interview challenge judges, mentors and speakers needed.

For more information, call Director of Community Volunteers RoseMary Collins at 321-2000 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.


The Amelia Island Montessori School is accepting applications for the 2006-07 school year.

The school has learning environments for ages 18 months to 12 years.

For more information, call 261-6610.

The Amelia Island Montessori School seeks donations for a rummage sale April 21 and 22 in front of the Island Seven movie theater in Fernandina Beach.

Call Cyd at 277-1630 to arrange drop-offs.


Miss Kate's Pre K, a new non-profit preschool at 1303 Jasmine St. in Fernandina Beach, is accepting students for the spring semester and the 2006-07 academic year.

Two scholarships for the spring semester are available for eligible families. Children must be 3 1/2 to enroll. …

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