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Oct

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ADHD

ADHD can be a blessing and a curse

By Barbara Christiansen DAILY HERALD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is usually thought of as a negative — something that needs to be fixed, or at least mitigated. Mark Patey has a different perspective. And he should know. He has the disorder, which is a term he also says is inaccurate — opting instead to use […]

12
Oct

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Student Spotlight - Matt Tweedel

Student Spotlight – Matt Tweedel

He’s learning Spanish, enjoys flag football and soccer, goes whitewater rafting, and has hiked part of the Appalachian Trail! We’re talking about Matt Tweedel, a 10th grader at the Riverview Campus. Matt moved here from Charlotte, NC less than one year ago. His favorite subject is Spanish because he likes the idea of learning a […]

10
Aug

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Andrew Hicks wins FPA Award

Dr. Andy Hicks, Center Academy CEO and Clinical Director, Receives FPA Award from State Association

On July 11, 2015, Dr. Andy Hicks, CEO and Clinical Director at Center Academy, was recognized for “outstanding contributions to the Florida Psychological Association (FPA) and the profession of psychology.” Dr. Hicks, a licensed psychologist, received the Outstanding Contributions to FPA Award at the annual meeting of the association this summer in Orlando. He has […]

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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 […]

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