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Feb

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Student Spotlight – Bradley Harrelson

A senior at Center Academy’s St. Johns Bluff location in Jacksonville, Bradley Harrelson is motivated to excel! He joined Center Academy in 2012 and was a speaker at the School Choice Kick-Off ceremony. An A-B student, Bradley’s favorite subject is Humanities because he loves to learn about early civilizations and how the population grew as […]

08
Dec

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Put on Your Running Shoes for National School Choice Week!

Jacksonville – On Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 8:00 a.m., Center Academy in Mandarin will host the first annual 5K and 10K races to celebrate National School Choice Week, which runs from January 25 to January 31. Center Academy Director Stephanie Thompson has challenged students, parents, teachers, and friends to “Run, jog or walk now […]

08
Dec

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Social Black Belt Author Inspires Center Academy Directors

Clearwater – On Thursday, November 13, 2014, Center Academy welcomed Dr. Harold Shinitzky, co-creator of the Social Black Belt Program. Dr. Shinitzky presented his valuable insights at the annual meeting of Center Academy directors, focusing on principles from the book Your Mind: An Owner’s Manual for a Better Life, written by Drs. Christopher Cortman and […]

10
Nov

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Center Academy Granted Membership in Georgia Independent School Association

As President of the Georgia Independent School Association, it is with great pleasure that I write to inform you that Center Academy has been approved for membership with the Georgia Independent School Association.  Representing over 74,700 students within 157 member schools, GISA is one of the largest associations of independent schools in the Southeast.  Your quest to lay […]

10
Nov

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Teacher Spotlight – Jacky Dickerson

Say hello to Jacky Dickerson, who grew up on Long Island in New York and came to Florida to attend Eckerd College. She has been teaching for 15 years – all of them at Center Academy in Pinellas Park. Jacky has taught almost all subjects at all grade levels over the years, but predominantly middle […]

16
Sep

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Center Academy Celebrates Mandarin Campus Grand Opening

Jacksonville, Florida – On Friday, August 15, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., Center Academy in Mandarin had a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its new campus location at 10679 Old St. Augustine Road. Parents, students, staff and community members were in attendance and wore decorative hard hats for the occasion. Cake was served in the new multipurpose […]

15
Sep

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ADHD Whats Next

ADHD What will we call it next?

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) has had a lot of names over the years, including labels such as “hyperkinesis” and “minimal brain dysfunction”.” Just as its name has changed, our understanding of its primary features also has evolved. Even the current diagnosis is not without some controversy. Is ADHD one disorder with many variations? Is […]

14
Sep

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Center Academy Ability to pay attention

Ability To Pay Attention

Researchers find computer-based exercises significantly improve the ability to pay attention by Jacqueline Mitchell About one in 10 school children suffers from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Linked to measurable differences in children’s brain structures and brain waves, ADHD can have dire effects on children’s academic achievements […]

13
Sep

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Center Academy New Treatment for ADHD

New Support for ADHD

Strong New Support for Neurofeedback Treatment for ADHD By David Rabiner, Ph.D. Research | Professor Dept of Psychology & Neuroscience Duke University Neurofeedback – also known as EEG Biofeedback – is an ADHD treatment in which individuals learn to alter their typical EEG pattern to one that is consistent with a focused, attentive state. This is done […]

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