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Captain’s Blog October 9, 2012

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition ~ Jaques Barzun

Happy Birthday!

Newest Pirate!!

Please welcome our newest Jerry Burbach 10/8 teacher, Ms. Angela Reyes! Frank Bruno 10/10 Angela will be co-teaching Biology. Welcome Aboard! Chris Feist 10/11

Run for  Pancrea,c  Cancer

Corinne Schaefer  is  comple1ng  in  a  5K  run/walk  with  a   team  for  Pancrea1c  Cancer  in  her  Mom's  name  since   she  is  a  Pancrea1c  Cancer  survivor.    She  is  in  need  of   team  members  or  dona1ons/sponsors  for   her  team.    The  race  is  at  UCF  on  Nov.   18th.    You  can  find  out  more  at  the  link   here:  hJp:// centralflorida/ruthsbabes Good  Luck  Corinne!

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The Band of Pirates This past Saturday the Band of Pirates traveled to the Oakleaf High School Knights Cup in Orange Park, Florida. The Band place 2nd out of 8 bands in attendance!  They captured the Most Outstanding Color Guard Award and had the highest musical performance of any band that evening. The bands are judged on their musical performance, both individually and as an ensemble, the visual effect of the formations and on their percussion and color guard sections. It is a great accomplishment for our students! We are working hard to improve and complete the show for our Florida Bandmasters Marching Musical Performance for the beginning of next month. Marc Kolodinsky Director of Bands Matanzas High School

MHS Graduate on MTV MTV, Logo,

UCF student shares story that ‘It Gets Better’

Orlando — posted by halboedeker on October, 8 2012 4:25 PM Hunter Fromm, a student at the University of Central Florida, is featured in 'It Gets Better.' Hunter Fromm, 18, says taking part in the special “It Gets Better” helped improve relations with his dad. “It’s kind of easier to talk about things today,” Fromm says. “It was a big breakthrough for us. I think the show opened up communication. It broke a wall.”

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News from Nahirny Mike and I would like to thank the MHS faculty and staff for the many cards, letters, e-mails, gifts and gift cards you have sent us over the past few weeks while I have been undergoing the first portion of my cancer treatment. Your many kindnesses, your generosity and your prayers have made this whole ordeal so much more bearable for us. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts. So far, I have completed 26 of the 42 twice-daily radiation treatments. The oncologist told me on Thursday that the dosage has increased to the highest exposure I will get, and that if I hadn't had any really serious side effects, that things weren't going to get much worse, so that is something to be happy about. Thus far, I have been able to deal with the side effects fairly well,. I consider myself very blessed in that regard. I should finish up the treatments in mid-to-late October, just in time for my husband and I to observe our 24th anniversary on October 22, and my big 5-0 birthday on October 29. I don't think I'll be forgetting my 50th birthday "experience" anytime soon. I don't know many people who "celebrate" their 50th birthday the way I will. Mike is hoping to come back to work on/about October 22 while I am at home recovering from the treatments. He hopes to be able to work for about a month before he has to bring me back up to Shands for the surgery in mid-November. Please keep those emails and greetings coming. You have no idea how inspiring even a brief note is, and how your prayers and good wishes serve to lift my spirits while I am away from all the people, places, things and activities I love so much. Jo Ann & Mike Nahirny

Education budget pushes for technology The state Board of Education is set to take up a budget proposal that would make a massive investment in classroom technology.

State Board of Education wants $442 million for technology upgrades The Florida Board of Education is putting finishing touches on the budget request that it will send to Gov. Rick Scott, and at the center of its plan for the upcoming fiscal year is a $442 million technology initiative.






For This  Special  Event



                 Saturday  October  13,  2012  5-8  pm   Guest Performances by:

The Moonlighters

                 Flagler  County’s  Premiere   Swing  Band Improvisational Workshop by  Sco  Abrams  Director  of  The  Shipwreck  Theatre


Ribbon Cu ng  Ceremony   With  Special  Guests: Local  dignitaries  from  Bunnell,   Palm  Coast,  Beverly  Beach   and  Flagler  County

Dance Party  &  Performance   Palm  Coast’s

FPC Supremacy Dance Team

Arthur Murray   Dance  Studio  



T r, a cr complimentary

Backstage Tours of Our Newly Renovated Theatre Complex

Art Activities for the Kids with Artist Jackie Rock


come join the fun! For more  info  call  386-586-0773      

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