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8-year school term limits pass

The Florida Senate on Monday gave final approval to a bill that would impose eight-year term limits on county school-board members, readying the issue to go to Gov. Ron DeSantis. The Legislature and DeSantis last year approved a measure that capped board members’ terms at 12 years. During discussion Monday, Sen. Jason Pizzo, D-Hollywood, questioned…


Shanks students graduate from D.A.R.E. program

On Wednesday, March 22, 54 James A. Shanks Middle School students graduated from Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. The 10-week curriculum allowed students to participate in various topics and receive a certificate of completion. Topics included the following: Alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other dangerous drugs. Capt. Anglie Holmes also covered…


Shanks students jump for Georges

James A. Shanks Middle School students recently had an opportunity to win cash from Gadsden County’s Superintendent of Schools. Superintendent Elijah Key joined Principal Dr. Kisha Jarrett, DJ Demp, students, and more to celebrate academic success at Shanks Middle School. The superintendent said the students are constantly striving for excellence in academics and behavior. Since…

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