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The Falcons defeated Florida Christian for the first time in school history by a score of 1 - 0 to advance to the District Finals. This win secures PTS a spot in the State Tournament. Junior Owen Almeida set a new school record for the most wins in a season.
PTS will play Westminster Christian School on Thursday, May 4th, at Florida Christian's field at 7:00 p.m.
Today in Mr. Llinas' class, students demonstrated their water purification systems. Students were tasked with finding creative ways to filter bottles of dirty water, and then show their findings to their peers.
Today, our music and athletics departments came together to celebrate the accomplishments of our students. We were given a preview of the music our orchestra, band, guitar, and chorus groups will be performing on Saturday, April 29th, at their Spring Concerts, and celebrated the senior musicians who will be graduating this spring. We also were able to celebrate four seniors, Cole Hebble, Ashley Quero, Dylan DiBello, and Sofia Iglesias, who have been invited to play college sports at their respective universities.
Congratulations to all our students for their hard work.
The Visual Arts Department hosted it's annual Art Walk on Tuesday, April 25th. Each art classroom was opened as a gallery space during the entire school day and students, faculty, and staff were welcomed to view recent projects created by our talented PTS student artists! Parents will be able enjoy this year's Art Walk as well through an upcoming video produced by the Communications Office.
In celebration of Poetry Month and 'Poem in Your Pocket Day', Mr. Whitley's sixth graders worked hard on reading and writing poetry in class, and decided to share their poetry in a unique form: Poetry Bombing. At random times during C period on April 21st, the 6th-graders suddenly opened classroom doors around campus and threw balls of paper into the rooms. Each paper ball featured poetry written by Mr. Whitley's 6th-graders. Afterward, the poetry-bombed classrooms had the opportunity to read and share the poems with each other.
On April 19th, in the Main Dining Room, students, parents, and faculty gathered for the Eighth Grade Honors Seminar Showcase. Guests had an opportunity to view students' creative representations of what they have learned about immigration through an essential question that they developed and researched.
Congratulations to Wynne Owre and Lucas Schrier on their performances at the Florida Orchestra Association State Solo and Ensemble event. Students entering the State level event must have participated in their District Solo and Ensemble and have received a Superior to qualify and participate at the State Solo and Ensemble event. Wynne performed 2 solos on violin and viola and earned an Excellent and Superior rating. Together, Wynne and Lucas performed a violin duet and earned a Superior rating, 1 of only 5 Superiors their judge awarded during the entire event.