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ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAY

Facing NGC 3344

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Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

Explanation: From our vantage point in the Milky Way Galaxy, we see NGC 3344 face-on. Nearly 40,000 light-years across, the big, beautiful spiral galaxy is located just 20 million light-years away in the constellation of Leo Minor. This multi-color Hubble Space Telescope close-up of NGC 3344 includes remarkable details from near infrared to ultraviolet wavelengths. The frame extends some 15,000 light-years across the spiral’s central regions. From the core outward, the galaxy’s colors change from the yellowish light of old stars in the center to young blue star clusters and reddish star forming regions along the loose, fragmented spiral arms. Of course, the bright stars with a spiky appearance are in front of NGC 3344 and lie well within our own Milky Way.

 

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY

April 26, 2018

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1507 Geographer Martin Waldseemuller 1st used name America
1607 Battle at Gibraltar Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet
1660 London Convention Parliament meets & votes to restore Charles II
1684 Patent granted for the thimble
1792 Guillotine 1st used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier
1850 Paul Julius Reuter, use 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices
1859 Ground broken for Suez Canal
1901 New York becomes 1st state requiring auto license plates ($1 fee)
1915 78,000 ANZAC troops land at Gallipoli
1925 Paul von Hindenburg elected 2nd President of Germany (Adolf Hitler is 3rd)
1933 US & Canada drop Gold Standard
1938 1st use of seeing eye dog
1944 United Negro College Fund incorporates
1945 46 countries convene United Nations Conference on International Organization in San Francisco CA
1945 Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany
1945 Red army completely surrounds Berlin
1953 Scientists identify DNA
1954 Bell labs announces 1st solar battery (New York NY)
1957 1st experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
1957 Ibrahim Hashim forms Jordanian government
1959 St Lawrence Seaway linking Atlantic, Great Lakes opens to shipping
1960 1st submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed (Triton)
1971 About 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington DC
1972 Hans-Werner Grosse glides 907.7 miles (1,461 km) in an AS-W-12
1978 Supreme Court rules pension plans can’t require women to pay more
1979 Peace treaty between Israel & Egypt goes into effect
1980 Announcement of Jimmy Carter hostage rescue bungle in Iran
1982 In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal
1988 John Demjanjuk (Ivan the Terrible), sentenced to death in Jerusalem
1990 Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery
1992 Islamic forces in Afghanistan took control of most of the capital of Kabul following the collapse of the Communist government.
1993 Russia elects Boris Yeltsin leader
2007 The Dow Jones industrial average topped 13,000 for the first time, ending the day at 13,089.89

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S.P.A.M. Robotics Wins South Florida First Robotics Competition Regional Tournament

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Stuart, FL – S.P.A.M. Robotics, the Martin County School District’s high school robotics team, entered this year’s South Florida FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Regional Tournament held this weekend with high expectations and are now headed to the international robotics competition in Houston at the end of the month.

After two days of intense competition, S.P.A.M. dominated the tournament. Along with their alliance partners, “Children of the Swamp” from Riviera Beach and “Minotaur” from Tampa, the team won the tournament that was held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.

“It is incredible to see first-hand what these students can build in six weeks! We are so proud of their outstanding performance in local and regional competitions and wish them the best of luck in Houston at the international tournament,” commented Laurie J. Gaylord, Martin County School District Superintendent, who attended the event.

Over 2,500 students were contending for the top award with a variety of robot challenges including lifting milk crates onto a scale and climbing a minimum of 12 inches off the ground. As robots completed successful moves, teams earned points to advance to the playoffs.

“It is great to see S.P.A.M. performing so well on the field and winning another Underwriters Laboratories Safety Award really demonstrates our team culture,” says Richard Soviero, S.P.A.M. teacher advisor and father of twin sons on the team. “However, the best aspect has nothing to do with awards. It is the visible maturation you can see as the students gain more experience each year with the team and the comments from S.P.A.M. alumni that come home from college and tell us how much this experience helped them with college classes and internships.”

This year, S.P.A.M. is comprised of 42 students from Jensen Beach High School, Martin County High School, South Fork High School, Clark Advanced Learning Center and home school. The team depends on donations and is supported by businesses and individuals throughout the community, as well as sponsorships by Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies Corp., Florida Power and Light, State of Florida, UL and Greg and Anneliece Wyler.

The FIRST Robotics Competition is a program that challenges high school students as they work with professional mentors to design and build a robot to compete in contests that measure the effectiveness of each robot, the power of collaboration and the determination of students.

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Pinder’s Nursery Brighten’s up Hobe Sound Early Learning Center Garden

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Hobe Sound, FL – Thanks to many helping hand, the Hobe Sound Early Learning Center’s butterfly garden got a makeover this past week. Ann Marie, of Pinder’s Nursery brightened-up the butterfly garden with very colorful plants including 20 perennials such as penta, milkweed, salvia and others. It was a rainbow of hues including pinks, purples, reds and yellow flowering plants.

Accompanying those plants were eight (8) pots of parsley and a host plant for caterpillars. To help maintain the “butterfly garden” 1.5 cu. Ft of Marvin’s Magic Mix (Pinder’s custom blend for foliage and bedding plants) and a bag of Harrell’s 8-0-12 fertilizer was donated to keep everything in looking good.

The garden is a special place where the children love to go and enjoy nature, as well as staff and family members.

“We truly appreciate Ann Marie at Pinder’s Nursery for her generous contributions to our ‘Butterfly Garden”, said Mary King, Executive Director for the Hobe Sound Early Learning Center. “It is truly amazing to see what Ann Marie has done to the garden”.

The Hobe Sound Early Learning Center is a private non-profit provider of quality early childhood education for children ages one through five. Founded in 1962, it currently enrolls 140 children in full-day programs in its child-friendly center in Hobe Sound, FL. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors drawn from parents and community members, The Hobe Sound Early Learning Center is fully accredited for early childhood education and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten.

Hobe Sound Early Learning Center offers all families, regardless of background or income, affordable early-childhood nurturing, education and recreation that stimulates healthy emotional and social development and helps prepare their children to excel in school and life. To learn more about HSELC contact 772.546.5462.

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Pinder’s Nursery Brighten’s up Hobe Sound Early Learning Center Garden

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Hobe Sound, FL – Thanks to many helping hand, the Hobe Sound Early Learning Center’s butterfly garden got a makeover this past week. Ann Marie, of Pinder’s Nursery brightened-up the butterfly garden with very colorful plants including 20 perennials such as penta, milkweed, salvia and others. It was a rainbow of hues including pinks, purples, reds and yellow flowering plants.

Accompanying those plants were eight (8) pots of parsley and a host plant for caterpillars. To help maintain the “butterfly garden” 1.5 cu. Ft of Marvin’s Magic Mix (Pinder’s custom blend for foliage and bedding plants) and a bag of Harrell’s 8-0-12 fertilizer was donated to keep everything in looking good.

The garden is a special place where the children love to go and enjoy nature, as well as staff and family members.

“We truly appreciate Ann Marie at Pinder’s Nursery for her generous contributions to our ‘Butterfly Garden”, said Mary King, Executive Director for the Hobe Sound Early Learning Center. “It is truly amazing to see what Ann Marie has done to the garden”.

The Hobe Sound Early Learning Center is a private non-profit provider of quality early childhood education for children ages one through five. Founded in 1962, it currently enrolls 140 children in full-day programs in its child-friendly center in Hobe Sound, FL. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors drawn from parents and community members, The Hobe Sound Early Learning Center is fully accredited for early childhood education and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten.

Hobe Sound Early Learning Center offers all families, regardless of background or income, affordable early-childhood nurturing, education and recreation that stimulates healthy emotional and social development and helps prepare their children to excel in school and life. To learn more about HSELC contact 772.546.5462.

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Pinder’s Nursery Brighten’s up Hobe Sound Early Learning Center Garden

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Hobe Sound, FL – Thanks to many helping hand, the Hobe Sound Early Learning Center’s butterfly garden got a makeover this past week. Ann Marie, of Pinder’s Nursery brightened-up the butterfly garden with very colorful plants including 20 perennials such as penta, milkweed, salvia and others. It was a rainbow of hues including pinks, purples, reds and yellow flowering plants.

Accompanying those plants were eight (8) pots of parsley and a host plant for caterpillars. To help maintain the “butterfly garden” 1.5 cu. Ft of Marvin’s Magic Mix (Pinder’s custom blend for foliage and bedding plants) and a bag of Harrell’s 8-0-12 fertilizer was donated to keep everything in looking good.

The garden is a special place where the children love to go and enjoy nature, as well as staff and family members.

“We truly appreciate Ann Marie at Pinder’s Nursery for her generous contributions to our ‘Butterfly Garden”, said Mary King, Executive Director for the Hobe Sound Early Learning Center. “It is truly amazing to see what Ann Marie has done to the garden”.

The Hobe Sound Early Learning Center is a private non-profit provider of quality early childhood education for children ages one through five. Founded in 1962, it currently enrolls 140 children in full-day programs in its child-friendly center in Hobe Sound, FL. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors drawn from parents and community members, The Hobe Sound Early Learning Center is fully accredited for early childhood education and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten.

Hobe Sound Early Learning Center offers all families, regardless of background or income, affordable early-childhood nurturing, education and recreation that stimulates healthy emotional and social development and helps prepare their children to excel in school and life. To learn more about HSELC contact 772.546.5462.

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Pinder’s Nursery Brighten’s up Hobe Sound Early Learning Center Garden

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Hobe Sound, FL – Thanks to many helping hand, the Hobe Sound Early Learning Center’s butterfly garden got a makeover this past week. Ann Marie, of Pinder’s Nursery brightened-up the butterfly garden with very colorful plants including 20 perennials such as penta, milkweed, salvia and others. It was a rainbow of hues including pinks, purples, reds and yellow flowering plants.

Accompanying those plants were eight (8) pots of parsley and a host plant for caterpillars. To help maintain the “butterfly garden” 1.5 cu. Ft of Marvin’s Magic Mix (Pinder’s custom blend for foliage and bedding plants) and a bag of Harrell’s 8-0-12 fertilizer was donated to keep everything in looking good.

The garden is a special place where the children love to go and enjoy nature, as well as staff and family members.

“We truly appreciate Ann Marie at Pinder’s Nursery for her generous contributions to our ‘Butterfly Garden”, said Mary King, Executive Director for the Hobe Sound Early Learning Center. “It is truly amazing to see what Ann Marie has done to the garden”.

The Hobe Sound Early Learning Center is a private non-profit provider of quality early childhood education for children ages one through five. Founded in 1962, it currently enrolls 140 children in full-day programs in its child-friendly center in Hobe Sound, FL. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors drawn from parents and community members, The Hobe Sound Early Learning Center is fully accredited for early childhood education and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten.

Hobe Sound Early Learning Center offers all families, regardless of background or income, affordable early-childhood nurturing, education and recreation that stimulates healthy emotional and social development and helps prepare their children to excel in school and life. To learn more about HSELC contact 772.546.5462.

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Student Artists to Raise Awareness for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

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House of Hope is inviting students in Martin County to help raise awareness about the National Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive by participating in the first ever “Stamp Out Hunger Student Art Contest.” Young artists are urged to employ their creativity and talent to bring attention to the issue of facing hunger in our community and how important the annual food drive is for Martin County residents.

A grand prize will be awarded to each of the three divisions: elementary artists in kindergarten through fifth grade; middle school artists in sixth through eighth grade; and high school artists in ninth through twelfth grade. The three grand prize winners will receive a $100 Visa gift card, their artwork printed on limited edition t-shirts, and a recognition plaque. All Stamp Out Hunger Art Contest submissions will be exhibited at the Martin County Administration Building.

While most 2D art mediums are acceptable, the artwork should include elements such as the Letter Carriers and their trucks, food donations, food pantries, and how the donated food helps Martin County households. All entries must be received at House of Hope no later than 4 p.m. (EST) Friday, April 20, 2018. Complete contest rules and registration materials can be found online at hohmartin.org/artcontest

The winner from each category will be determined by the number of “likes” a piece of artwork receives on House of Hope’s Facebook page combined with a score from the judges’ panel. The Student Art Contest judging panel includes local notables Ed Ciampi, Tina McSoley, Eve Samples, and a representative from the National Association of Letter Carriers. Submitted artwork will be displayed at the Stamp Out Hunger Kick Off & Art Contest Awards Party May 9, 2018, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m where the winner from each category will be announced at 7 p.m. The party will be hosted at House of Hope’s Stuart Service Center located at 2484 SE Bonita Street in Stuart where the entire community is invited to join the student artists, local Letter Carriers and House of Hope.

The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is the nation’s largest single-day food drive, organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC). This annual event provides food to local food pantries throughout the county, and House of Hope is fortunate to be the main recipient in Martin County. Letter carriers will place plastic bags in resident’s mailboxes to fill up with nonperishable food items. On May 12, 2018, residents place the bags next to their mailboxes where they will be collected by their letter carrier. Throughout the day a team of approximately 200 volunteers help sort the food items for future distribution in House of Hope’s four Client Choice pantries – Stuart, Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach and Indiantown.

Stamp Out Hunger provides about 65,000 pounds of food to House of Hope.

For more information about the art contest and Stamp Out Hunger, please visit Hohmartin.org contact Lauren Mustelier at (772)286-4673 x 1004 or Lauren@hohmartin.org.

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Bessey Creek Elementary Bring Your Dad to School Day

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Palm City – On Monday, March 26, 2018 it was bring your dad to school read day! Dad’s from Bessey Creek Elementary enjoyed spending time with their kids for a day of reading and lunch.

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JENSEN BEACH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT
SELECTED OUTSTANDING SCHOOL VOLUNTEER IN STATE

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In Photo: Patricia May, Volunteer Services Liaison, Dr. Ginger Featherstone, Deputy Superintendent and Laurie J. Gaylord, Superintendent of Schools, congratulate Jazlyn Edwards for her service to Jensen Beach High School and the School District.

Stuart, FL – The Florida Department of Education released the Outstanding School Volunteers yesterday. Jazlyn Edwards, a senior at Jensen Beach High School, was selected as the Outstanding Youth Volunteer in the State for Region III. This annual award is presented to students and adults who donate their time to enhance the hard work taking place in Florida’s K-12 public education system.

“She is a bright light and inspires others with her strong character,” says Lori Vogel, Principal of Jensen Beach High School. “She always puts forth amazing effort to volunteer.”

Miss Edwards has volunteered at Jensen Beach High School (JBHS) since August 2014. Among her many accomplishments, Jazlyn is a straight ‘A’ student with AP classes and is a co-captain of the volleyball team. She feels strongly about service before self and works hard to manage her time, along with dealing with her own health issues including Type 1 diabetes. Miss Edwards serves as Vice President of the National Honor Society, Class of 2018 Spirit Chair, announcer for Girls Lacrosse, score keeper for Boys Wrestling and volunteers for Student Government, School Advisory Committee, Spanish Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She also started the JBHS chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention after personally experiencing the loss of a friend from another state. She was recently awarded the Joe Kordick’s Youth Character Award from United Way of Martin County.

“Jazlyn is a first-rate example of true service to others in the Martin County School District. This is a well-deserved recognition for Jazlyn. I am so proud of her and her outstanding commitment to serve,” says Laurie J. Gaylord, Superintendent of Schools.

Awardees will receive a congratulatory letter from the Commissioner of Education and a mounted certificate.

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Martin County School District Names Christine Cole as
School-related Employee of the Year!

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In Photo: School-Related Employee of the Year Christy Cole with Principal Todd Morrow of Citrus Grove Elementary

Stuart, FL – The Martin County School District is proud to announce that Christine “Christy” Cole, a Food Service Manager for Citrus Grove Elementary, has been named the District’s 2018 “School-Related Employee of the Year.”

This honor is bestowed annually upon an outstanding employee for making significant contributions to his or her school and to the District, and is presented by the Martin County Administrative and Supervisory Association (MCASA). The winner was announced at a celebration Wednesday night recognizing honorees at 23 schools in the District, as well as two recipients of scholarship awards. MCASA President Joan Gibbons served as master of ceremonies for the event and presentations were also made by American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and the Martin County Association of Retired Educators.

Ms. Cole serves as the Food Service Manager at Citrus Grove Elementary to oversee the food and nutritional program for over 650 students. Christy supervises food production and service, trains employees, and successfully meets local, state and federal School Food Service Program standards. She also serves on the school’s Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Committee so that she and her staff are a part of the school wide program for student behavior.

Todd Morrow, Principal of Citrus Grove Elementary says of Ms. Cole, “Ms. Cole has yet another quality which means more to our stakeholders than simply providing a meal. Christy interacts with each and every student. She knows them by name and is able to provide that little bit of extra support that so many need at times of difficulty. ”

Ms. Cole will now represent the Martin County School District in the state-wide competition to be named Florida’s School Related Employee of the Year. More information on this program can be found online at www.fldoe.org.

In her letter of recommendation for the state award, Superintendent Laurie J. Gaylord wrote, “Ms. Cole’s hard work and giving nature make her an integral part of Citrus Grove Elementary. She has been an exemplary employee always supporting the mission and vision through her words and actions.”

At the celebration, Superintendent Gaylord emphasized the importance of the District’s support staff in the lives of students.

“They make a difference every day for our students. They are a part of our team to provide a safe learning environment, impact student achievement and prepare them for their future,” she said.

This year’s complete list of School-Related Employee honorees:

Name                                            Title                                                      School

Beth Mickiewicz             Media Assistant                                      Bessey Creek Elementary

Christine Cole                FNS Cafeteria Manager                          Citrus Grove Elementary

Louise Edwards             FNS Assistant                                          Crystal Lake Elementary

Edith Meier-Nuzio        Custodian                                                 Felix A. Williams Elementary

Mark Becker                  Plant Operator                                         Hobe Sound Elementary

Emma Florman             ELL Paraprofessional                             J.D. Parker Elementary

DiDi McFadden             Paraprofessional                                     Jensen Beach Elementary

David Chaitarr               Custodian                                                 Palm City Elementary

Allison Cialella               Educational Paraprofessional              Pinewood Elementary

Annette Paladino           Principal’s Secretary                              Port Salerno Elementary

R. Kate Landis                Media Assistant                                      SeaWind Elementary

Brizelda Montenegro    Guidance Clerk                                        Warfield Elementary

Scott Stephens                Plant Operator                                        Dr. David L. Anderson Middle

Marcia Arnone                Health Assistant                                     Hidden Oaks Middle

Laura Pile                         Media Assistant                                      Indiantown Middle

Lauriel Damm                 Data Processor                                       Murray Middle

Olga Wenick ELL           Paraprofessional                                     Stuart Middle

Dana Martin                    Plant Operator                                        Jensen Beach High

Fran Howard                   Bookkeeper                                             Martin County High

John Demers                   Custodian                                                 South Fork High

Olga Ibarra                      Custodian                                                 Spectrum Jr/Sr High

Wendy Porter                  ESE Paraprofessional                           Willoughby Learning Center

Janet Rosado                  Family Service Worker                          Prekindergarten Programs

Scott Wierzbinski          Paraprofessional                                      Riverbend Academy at Sandy Pines

Gabriela Gerson            Registered Behavior Technician            Hope Center for Autism

David Esslinger            AC Mechanic #3                                         Maintenance Department

John Vanilla                  Boat Captain                                               Environmental Studies Center

Receiving the 2018 Mary J. Brogan Scholarship Awards were Sara Zeidman (K-2 Paraprofessional, Crystal Lake Elementary) and Abigail Eckler (ESE Paraprofessional, Jensen Beach Elementary). Both are working on earning their Bachelor’s Degree. The $1,000 scholarships were presented by K. Suzanne Mason, EDS, School Psychologist.

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Martin Youth LEADERship: Students Focus on Health and Wellness!

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In Photo: Students Nichole Shakoor, Jordan Ashley, Kate Ross and Maggie Gilheney enjoy a snack of “eggs in a basket” during Martin Youth LEADERship’s Health & Wellness Day

Stuart, FL– On Tuesday, February 20, 36 students of this year’s Martin Youth LEADERship Program held their sixth monthly session of the school year: HEALTH AND WELLNESS DAY,

The Health and Wellness Day Program Co-Chairs, Barbara Faehnle (Senior Sales Executive at Hustons Commercial Interiors) and Dawn Cabrera (ALTOSS Coordinator at Tykes and Teens), kicked-off the program by welcoming Tykes and Teens’ Executive Director, Jeff Shearer, who provided the class with an educational overview of mental fitness and a lively discussion on dream interpretation. Tykes and Teens generously provided their location at 724 E. 10th Street in Stuart and underwrote all of the fees for the session.

Marybeth Pena, Nursing Program Specialist with the Martin County Health Department, then supervised the group in food knowledge, food safety, food preparation, and of course, a sampling of the students’ own creations. This hands-on cooking activity demonstrated the direct relationship between what one eats to one’s health and how much more cheaply and healthfully students can create food at home than on the go. Knowledge in hand, students made fruit and yogurt parfaits, “eggs in a basket”, fruit kabobs and fruit flavored spritzers.

It was time to work off those calories with an energizing introduction to basic fitness principles and exercises, supervised by Lewis J. Boglioli, Director of Stuart’s Financial Services Department and self-described fitness aficionado. Mr. Boglioli led the students in some basic exercise principles, allowing them to “earn” their healthy lunch of wraps, fruit salad and green salads.

After lunch, Wafa Turk, a certified yoga instructor, supervised the students with a basic yoga practice, including poses, breathing techniques and the connection between learning how to de-stress from our often hectic pace to find our inner voice. The day concluded when Dawn Cabrera led the students through an interactive activity, designed to create stress. She then discussed and gave the students handouts on the myriad of options they have to recognize, handle and report stress and depression.

The Martin Youth LEADERship Program is designed for high school sophomores and juniors in Martin County, and is in its 21st year. The MYL is an opportunity for high school students to develop and enhance their leadership skills. Students must apply through their guidance offices, and a limited number are selected to participate in this comprehensive nine-month program that is modeled after LEADERship Martin County. Upon completion, these young Leaders have learned about their community including history, government, business, arts and culture, criminal justice and the environment. Class members are given a rare opportunity to reach their highest leadership potential through sessions focusing on leadership enhancing activities. A diverse class representing various levels of leadership experience is selected annually.

For more information about MYL and how you too, might become a sponsor, donor, event coordinator, advisory board member or obtain a student application for 2018-19, please see the group web site at: http://www.leadershipmcalumni.com/youth_leadership.asp, or contact Jeanne Dunn, Program Coordinator, at MartinYouthLeadership@gmail.com or at (772) 486-4695.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County
Announces 2018 Youth of the Year!

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On Monday, February 26, 2018, Tyrique Lewis was named the 2018 Youth of the Year for Martin County! Congratulations to Tyrique and the 2018 Youth of the Year nominees, Belsys Cruz, Blake Cross, Zhianna Davis, and Jordin Preston.

Established nationally in 1947, Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier youth program and event recognizing club members who, with the help of their Club, have met personal challenges head-on and, despite the odds, have given back to their Club and community!

The Youth of the Year program and annual celebration was sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities. Thank you to all of our sponsors who made our event possible: Cross Country BBQ, Shock Socks, the Sancho-Vicens Family, and All About Achieving Learning Centers. A special thanks to our gift bag sponsors: Popeye’s, Tijuana Flats, and Culvers. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County depends on the generosity of our partners, sponsors, supporters, and investors to continue to impact and change the lives of at-risk youth in Martin County.

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South East Florida Honor Flight

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Honor Flight is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s WWII Veterans for all their sacrifices. Our heroes are flown to Washington, DC to visit and reflect at their memorials. Funds are raised to guarantee that every WWII Veteran fly absolutely free. With your support we can turn the dream of visiting their Memorial into a reality for these heroes.

Contact: 772-781-2212

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Sailfish Splash Waterpark Selected to Host Florida High School Athletic Association Swimming & Diving Finals for Three More Years

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Stuart – Martin County is pleased to announce Sailfish Splash Waterpark’s Aquatic Center was selected to host the Florida High School Athletic Association’s (FHSAA) Florida High School Swimming & Diving State Championships. The proposal was submitted in partnership with the Treasure Coast Sports Commission and Martin County Parks and Recreation Department. “Sailfish Splash Waterpark has consistently fulfilled the recreation and fitness needs of our community and that of our state high school swimming and diving community, all of which create substantial economic impact for Martin County,” County Administrator Taryn Kryzda said.

To achieve the final ranking, the top three proposals were reviewed individually by a four-person committee, with scores awarded in eight different categories. The committee was comprised of the FHSAA’s Associate Executive Director for Athletic Services, Associate Executive Director for Financial Services, Associate Executive Director for Administrative Services and the Director of Athletics for Swimming & Diving. After the committee met to discuss individual scoring justifications, Sailfish Splash Waterpark scored 91out of a possible 100 points, besting facilities in Orlando and Coral Springs.

“The three-year contract award highlights the fact that Sailfish Splash Waterpark has a showcase aquatic venue for athletics,” said Rick Hatcher, Executive Director Treasure Coast Sports Commission. “We have a winning combination of great staff delivering exceptional customer service, wonderful partners and sponsors and a championship- quality facility, set in the convenient, affordable and family-friendly environment of Martin County and the Treasure Coast,” explained Kevin Abbate, Director of the Martin County Parks and Recreation Department.

Sailfish Splash Waterpark has served as the host facility for this prestigious event for the last five years. The new contract is for three years, with two, 1-year options.

For more information about Sailfish Splash Waterpark and the Martin County Parks and Recreation Department, please visit www.SailfishSplash.com and www.martin.fl.us/parks.

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Martin County School District Kindergarten Registration for 2018-19 School Year to Begin March 19

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Stuart, FL – It’s time to register students for kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year in the Martin County School District. Parents and guardians of children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2018, should register with the elementary school in their attendance zone starting March 19, 2018. Parents and guardians should contact the individual schools directly for details on registration times. By registering early, parents and guardians help the schools in their planning for the correct number of classes and teachers. School begins on August 13, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year.

Important kindergarten registration reminders:

All medical information must be current. Parents and guardians should plan ahead since physicians’ offices become very busy just prior to the start of the school year.

To register, parents and guardians need to bring:

· The child’s original birth certificate or other lawful evidence of date of birth.

· Two (2) proofs of residency are required to register a student indicating the address at which the student resides with his/her parent(s) or legal guardian. Examples of acceptable documents are as follows, and all sources of evidence must coincide (current utility bill with service address indicated; State of Florida driver’s license; current year property tax bill; lease agreement with name of tenant, landlord, and contact information for all parties; home purchase contract including closing date and a copy of property deed to be provided in thirty (30) days).

· A current physical examination on Form #3040 (to be valid, the physical must have been completed within a year of school entry date and signed by a licensed physician)

· A Florida Certificate of Immunization Record (Form #680) completed by a physician or the Martin County Health Department. Please see immunization requirements below:

All kindergarten students are required to have the following immunizations:

· Five doses of Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis Vaccine (four if last dose was on or after the fourth birthday)

· Four doses of Polio Vaccine (three doses if the last dose was on or after the fourth birthday. If the fourth dose was given before the fourth birthday, a fifth dose is required for entry into kindergarten.)

· Two doses of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine

· Three doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine

· Two doses of the Varicella Vaccine (if the child has not had the chicken pox)

For a map of attendance zones and school locations, please visit http://geoweb.martin.fl.us/SchoolAttendance/.

Informative flyers for parents, “Getting Ready for Kindergarten: What Parents Can Do,” in English and Spanish are available on the Martin County School District web site at http://www.martinschools.org/pages/Martin_County_School_District/Instructional_Services.

Elementary School Contact Information

School Telephone number

Bessey Creek Elementary 772-219-1500

Citrus Grove Elementary 772-223-2513

Crystal Lake Elementary 772-219-1525

Felix A. Williams Elementary 772-219-1640

Hobe Sound Elementary 772-219-1540

Jensen Beach Elementary 772-219-1555

Palm City Elementary 772-219-1565

J.D. Parker Elementary 772-219-1580

Pinewood Elementary 772-219-1595

Port Salerno Elementary 772-219-1610

SeaWind Elementary 772-219-1625

Warfield Elementary 772-597-2551

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IRSC STUDENTS OFFER FREE TAX ASSISTANCE

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Student members of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Indian River State College will offer free tax return preparation for individuals or families in the community. Those with an income of $53,000 or less in 2016 are eligible to participate in VITA services. Income tax assistance will be available February 2 to March 30, except March 13-17 when the College is closed for Spring Break.

The hours of operation are Thursdays from 2 – 7p.m., and VITA volunteers can be found in Room B-119 on the IRSC Main Campus located at 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce.
Taxpayers are required to bring the following information to partake in VITA services: photo identification; social security cards or ITIN’s for you, your spouse and dependents; birth dates for all individuals on the tax return; current year’s tax package if received; proof of medical insurance if applicable; form W-2, W-2G or 1099-R from all employers; form 1099 for interest and dividend statements from banks; a copy of last year’s Federal and State returns if available; bank routing and account numbers for direct deposit; other information about income and expenses; and total paid for day care along with day care provider’s identification number.

Additionally, both spouses must be present to e-file a married filing joint tax return.
Student volunteers are eager to utilize their accounting knowledge and training to assist members of the community through VITA. For additional information about eligibility and services, contact Crystal Carlson-Myer at ccarlso1@irsc.edu or 772-462-7489.

Student members of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Indian River State College will offer free tax return preparation for individuals or families in the community. Assistance is available Feb. 2 to March 2 from 2 to 7 p.m. on the IRSC Main Campus in Fort Pierce. Email ccarlso1@irsc.edu or 772-462-7489 for more information.

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Crystal Lake ELEMENTARY Assistant Principal
Selected as Top Three Finalists in State

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Stuart, FL – The Florida Department of Education released the top three Outstanding Assistant Principal Achievement Award finalists today. Trisha Elliott, Assistant Principal of Crystal Lake Elementary, was selected as a top three finalist and will attend the Commissioner’s Summit for Principals on February 9 in Orlando.

With more than 20 years of experience in K-12 education, Mrs. Elliott joined Martin County School District in 2008 and held various roles before becoming the assistant principal at Crystal Lake Elementary School in 2013. Her focus on data, research, collaboration, and feedback has contributed to the upward trend in the school’s success. Last year, Crystal Lake Elementary School improved its school grade from a “C” to an “A”. She believes that all students can achieve at high levels and succeed when authentic relationships are in place. She is committed to fostering relationships with and among staff members, students, families and community members.

Candidates are nominated by the Superintendent. “Mrs. Elliott is an illustrious example of first-rate educational leadership in the Martin County School District. I am so proud of Mrs. Elliott and the honor for her to be recognized as one of the top three finalists in the state,” says Laurie J. Gaylord, Superintendent of Schools. “Her dedication and passion for success for ALL students drives her daily work throughout all aspects of her life … family, school and our community.”

The Outstanding Assistant Principal Achievement Award (Assistant Principal of the Year) was established in 1997 to recognize exemplary assistant principals for their contributions to their schools and communities. The program honors assistant principals that have utilized teamwork and leadership skills to increase student performance, promote safe learning environments and establish partnerships with parents and community members.

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Martin County SCHOOL DISTRICT FEDERAL GRADUATION Rate Outperforms State

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Stuart, FL – The Florida Department of Education released federal graduation rates today for the 2016-2017 school year. The report shows that the Martin County School District’s federal graduation rate is 83.9 percent. The state’s average graduation rate was 82.3 percent for 2016-2017.

“The Martin County School District is committed to the success of every student. Our mission is for every student to receive a high school diploma and be ready for college and career. We were aware the graduation rate would be impacted based on the coding changes from House Bill 7069. As Superintendent, I am assembling a comprehensive team to address the graduation rate and implement systemic changes across all school levels,” says Superintendent Laurie J. Gaylord.

The Martin County School District has three traditional high schools: Jensen Beach High School, Martin County High School, and South Fork High School; and one charter high school: Clark Advanced Learning Center. The graduation rates for the District also include data from special schools and programs including Department of Juvenile Justice, Homebound, Martin Girls Academy, Spectrum Junior/Senior High, Stuart Adult Community High, Riverbend Academy, and Willoughby Learning Center.

Federal Graduation Rate 2016-2017 2015-2016

Martin County School District 83.9% 88.7%

Florida total 82.3% 80.7%

Graduation Rate by School 2016-2017 2015-2016

Jensen Beach High School 88.4% 91.8%

Martin County High School 85.3% 88.9%

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LADY STUART THE MOST FISHING TIME

OF ANY BOAT IN THE AREA

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Located at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Marina, Stuart, FL

The Lady Stuart I is a spacious 62-foot vessel, with an airy indoor salon and plenty of room to fish. Our experienced and award-winning crew will take you fishing to their favorite spots off the St. Lucie Inlet in Martin County, where you are bound to make some great catches. And with our new location, we give our customers the MOST FISHING TIME OF ANY BOAT IN THE AREA.

Give the special angler in your life the gift of a fishing trip aboard one of our boats. Gift Certificates are available for any occasion, in any amount. For your convenience, you can order them over the phone with a credit card and we will mail them to you, or directly to the gift recipient.

Call – (888) 523-9788 or 772-286-1860

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ANTHONY’S COAL FIRED PIZZA

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The Academy Orchestra
Featuring Lindsay Garritson

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Stuart — What is classical music? Music that expresses life, truth, beauty, reveals facets of the human condition, inspires emotional responses, and continues to be relevant by becoming part of the history of ideas is classic or “classical” music. In a sense, its persistent relevance makes it quite contemporary.

What better way to tell the story of the orchestra than to invite back many of our prestigious alumni in a performance by the Academy Orchestra, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s own mentoring orchestra? Conducted by Thomas Servinsky, this very special concert features award-winning pianist extraordinaire, Lindsay Garritson, who will join the group performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony provides challenging experiences in orchestral and individual performance for student musicians to broaden technical skills and artistic expression, to instill professionalism, and to enhance enjoyment of their musical talents individually and for their audiences.

Members of the orchestra may choose to compete in the annual Concerto Competition. The winner of this competition has the privilege of performing his or her piece with the orchestra during the spring concert season.

Each year the orchestra awards scholarships and grants to several of its young musicians. The scholarships are used by orchestra members to continue music education during a summer music program, to enter a college level musical curriculum in the fall, to obtain private lessons from professionals, or to assist in the purchase of musical instruments.

During its 27-year history, the orchestra alumni have been selected for highly-competitive auditions to attend major conservatories and university programs. Students often opt to continue their music studies in college, in addition to other academic majors.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is composed of the most talented student musicians from Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. The conductors of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony are Dr. John Enyart, Ben Enyart and Thomas Servinsky. The orchestra is funded by performance proceeds, orchestra membership fees and private and corporate support.

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The Academy Orchestra
Featuring Lindsay Garritson

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Stuart — What is classical music? Music that expresses life, truth, beauty, reveals facets of the human condition, inspires emotional responses, and continues to be relevant by becoming part of the history of ideas is classic or “classical” music. In a sense, its persistent relevance makes it quite contemporary.

What better way to tell the story of the orchestra than to invite back many of our prestigious alumni in a performance by the Academy Orchestra, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s own mentoring orchestra? Conducted by Thomas Servinsky, this very special concert features award-winning pianist extraordinaire, Lindsay Garritson, who will join the group performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony provides challenging experiences in orchestral and individual performance for student musicians to broaden technical skills and artistic expression, to instill professionalism, and to enhance enjoyment of their musical talents individually and for their audiences.

Members of the orchestra may choose to compete in the annual Concerto Competition. The winner of this competition has the privilege of performing his or her piece with the orchestra during the spring concert season.

Each year the orchestra awards scholarships and grants to several of its young musicians. The scholarships are used by orchestra members to continue music education during a summer music program, to enter a college level musical curriculum in the fall, to obtain private lessons from professionals, or to assist in the purchase of musical instruments.

During its 27-year history, the orchestra alumni have been selected for highly-competitive auditions to attend major conservatories and university programs. Students often opt to continue their music studies in college, in addition to other academic majors.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is composed of the most talented student musicians from Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. The conductors of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony are Dr. John Enyart, Ben Enyart and Thomas Servinsky. The orchestra is funded by performance proceeds, orchestra membership fees and private and corporate support.

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The Academy Orchestra
Featuring Lindsay Garritson

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Stuart — What is classical music? Music that expresses life, truth, beauty, reveals facets of the human condition, inspires emotional responses, and continues to be relevant by becoming part of the history of ideas is classic or “classical” music. In a sense, its persistent relevance makes it quite contemporary.

What better way to tell the story of the orchestra than to invite back many of our prestigious alumni in a performance by the Academy Orchestra, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s own mentoring orchestra? Conducted by Thomas Servinsky, this very special concert features award-winning pianist extraordinaire, Lindsay Garritson, who will join the group performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony provides challenging experiences in orchestral and individual performance for student musicians to broaden technical skills and artistic expression, to instill professionalism, and to enhance enjoyment of their musical talents individually and for their audiences.

Members of the orchestra may choose to compete in the annual Concerto Competition. The winner of this competition has the privilege of performing his or her piece with the orchestra during the spring concert season.

Each year the orchestra awards scholarships and grants to several of its young musicians. The scholarships are used by orchestra members to continue music education during a summer music program, to enter a college level musical curriculum in the fall, to obtain private lessons from professionals, or to assist in the purchase of musical instruments.

During its 27-year history, the orchestra alumni have been selected for highly-competitive auditions to attend major conservatories and university programs. Students often opt to continue their music studies in college, in addition to other academic majors.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is composed of the most talented student musicians from Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. The conductors of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony are Dr. John Enyart, Ben Enyart and Thomas Servinsky. The orchestra is funded by performance proceeds, orchestra membership fees and private and corporate support.

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The Academy Orchestra
Featuring Lindsay Garritson

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Stuart — What is classical music? Music that expresses life, truth, beauty, reveals facets of the human condition, inspires emotional responses, and continues to be relevant by becoming part of the history of ideas is classic or “classical” music. In a sense, its persistent relevance makes it quite contemporary.

What better way to tell the story of the orchestra than to invite back many of our prestigious alumni in a performance by the Academy Orchestra, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s own mentoring orchestra? Conducted by Thomas Servinsky, this very special concert features award-winning pianist extraordinaire, Lindsay Garritson, who will join the group performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony provides challenging experiences in orchestral and individual performance for student musicians to broaden technical skills and artistic expression, to instill professionalism, and to enhance enjoyment of their musical talents individually and for their audiences.

Members of the orchestra may choose to compete in the annual Concerto Competition. The winner of this competition has the privilege of performing his or her piece with the orchestra during the spring concert season.

Each year the orchestra awards scholarships and grants to several of its young musicians. The scholarships are used by orchestra members to continue music education during a summer music program, to enter a college level musical curriculum in the fall, to obtain private lessons from professionals, or to assist in the purchase of musical instruments.

During its 27-year history, the orchestra alumni have been selected for highly-competitive auditions to attend major conservatories and university programs. Students often opt to continue their music studies in college, in addition to other academic majors.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is composed of the most talented student musicians from Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. The conductors of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony are Dr. John Enyart, Ben Enyart and Thomas Servinsky. The orchestra is funded by performance proceeds, orchestra membership fees and private and corporate support.

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The Academy Orchestra
Featuring Lindsay Garritson

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Stuart — What is classical music? Music that expresses life, truth, beauty, reveals facets of the human condition, inspires emotional responses, and continues to be relevant by becoming part of the history of ideas is classic or “classical” music. In a sense, its persistent relevance makes it quite contemporary.

What better way to tell the story of the orchestra than to invite back many of our prestigious alumni in a performance by the Academy Orchestra, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s own mentoring orchestra? Conducted by Thomas Servinsky, this very special concert features award-winning pianist extraordinaire, Lindsay Garritson, who will join the group performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony provides challenging experiences in orchestral and individual performance for student musicians to broaden technical skills and artistic expression, to instill professionalism, and to enhance enjoyment of their musical talents individually and for their audiences.

Members of the orchestra may choose to compete in the annual Concerto Competition. The winner of this competition has the privilege of performing his or her piece with the orchestra during the spring concert season.

Each year the orchestra awards scholarships and grants to several of its young musicians. The scholarships are used by orchestra members to continue music education during a summer music program, to enter a college level musical curriculum in the fall, to obtain private lessons from professionals, or to assist in the purchase of musical instruments.

During its 27-year history, the orchestra alumni have been selected for highly-competitive auditions to attend major conservatories and university programs. Students often opt to continue their music studies in college, in addition to other academic majors.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is composed of the most talented student musicians from Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. The conductors of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony are Dr. John Enyart, Ben Enyart and Thomas Servinsky. The orchestra is funded by performance proceeds, orchestra membership fees and private and corporate support.

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The Academy Orchestra
Featuring Lindsay Garritson

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Stuart — What is classical music? Music that expresses life, truth, beauty, reveals facets of the human condition, inspires emotional responses, and continues to be relevant by becoming part of the history of ideas is classic or “classical” music. In a sense, its persistent relevance makes it quite contemporary.

What better way to tell the story of the orchestra than to invite back many of our prestigious alumni in a performance by the Academy Orchestra, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s own mentoring orchestra? Conducted by Thomas Servinsky, this very special concert features award-winning pianist extraordinaire, Lindsay Garritson, who will join the group performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony provides challenging experiences in orchestral and individual performance for student musicians to broaden technical skills and artistic expression, to instill professionalism, and to enhance enjoyment of their musical talents individually and for their audiences.

Members of the orchestra may choose to compete in the annual Concerto Competition. The winner of this competition has the privilege of performing his or her piece with the orchestra during the spring concert season.

Each year the orchestra awards scholarships and grants to several of its young musicians. The scholarships are used by orchestra members to continue music education during a summer music program, to enter a college level musical curriculum in the fall, to obtain private lessons from professionals, or to assist in the purchase of musical instruments.

During its 27-year history, the orchestra alumni have been selected for highly-competitive auditions to attend major conservatories and university programs. Students often opt to continue their music studies in college, in addition to other academic majors.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is composed of the most talented student musicians from Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. The conductors of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony are Dr. John Enyart, Ben Enyart and Thomas Servinsky. The orchestra is funded by performance proceeds, orchestra membership fees and private and corporate support.

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The Academy Orchestra
Featuring Lindsay Garritson

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Stuart — What is classical music? Music that expresses life, truth, beauty, reveals facets of the human condition, inspires emotional responses, and continues to be relevant by becoming part of the history of ideas is classic or “classical” music. In a sense, its persistent relevance makes it quite contemporary.

What better way to tell the story of the orchestra than to invite back many of our prestigious alumni in a performance by the Academy Orchestra, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s own mentoring orchestra? Conducted by Thomas Servinsky, this very special concert features award-winning pianist extraordinaire, Lindsay Garritson, who will join the group performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony provides challenging experiences in orchestral and individual performance for student musicians to broaden technical skills and artistic expression, to instill professionalism, and to enhance enjoyment of their musical talents individually and for their audiences.

Members of the orchestra may choose to compete in the annual Concerto Competition. The winner of this competition has the privilege of performing his or her piece with the orchestra during the spring concert season.

Each year the orchestra awards scholarships and grants to several of its young musicians. The scholarships are used by orchestra members to continue music education during a summer music program, to enter a college level musical curriculum in the fall, to obtain private lessons from professionals, or to assist in the purchase of musical instruments.

During its 27-year history, the orchestra alumni have been selected for highly-competitive auditions to attend major conservatories and university programs. Students often opt to continue their music studies in college, in addition to other academic majors.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is composed of the most talented student musicians from Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. The conductors of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony are Dr. John Enyart, Ben Enyart and Thomas Servinsky. The orchestra is funded by performance proceeds, orchestra membership fees and private and corporate support.

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The Academy Orchestra
Featuring Lindsay Garritson

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Stuart — What is classical music? Music that expresses life, truth, beauty, reveals facets of the human condition, inspires emotional responses, and continues to be relevant by becoming part of the history of ideas is classic or “classical” music. In a sense, its persistent relevance makes it quite contemporary.

What better way to tell the story of the orchestra than to invite back many of our prestigious alumni in a performance by the Academy Orchestra, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s own mentoring orchestra? Conducted by Thomas Servinsky, this very special concert features award-winning pianist extraordinaire, Lindsay Garritson, who will join the group performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony provides challenging experiences in orchestral and individual performance for student musicians to broaden technical skills and artistic expression, to instill professionalism, and to enhance enjoyment of their musical talents individually and for their audiences.

Members of the orchestra may choose to compete in the annual Concerto Competition. The winner of this competition has the privilege of performing his or her piece with the orchestra during the spring concert season.

Each year the orchestra awards scholarships and grants to several of its young musicians. The scholarships are used by orchestra members to continue music education during a summer music program, to enter a college level musical curriculum in the fall, to obtain private lessons from professionals, or to assist in the purchase of musical instruments.

During its 27-year history, the orchestra alumni have been selected for highly-competitive auditions to attend major conservatories and university programs. Students often opt to continue their music studies in college, in addition to other academic majors.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is composed of the most talented student musicians from Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. The conductors of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony are Dr. John Enyart, Ben Enyart and Thomas Servinsky. The orchestra is funded by performance proceeds, orchestra membership fees and private and corporate support.

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Jensen Beach Elementary Chorus and Ukulele Club Perform Holiday Concert

Jensen Beach Elementary’s Chorus and Ukulele Club performed their holiday concert for the entire school this morning! ☃️

Posted by Martin County School District on Friday, December 15, 2017

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“MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS” IS MARCH 23 AT MARTIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

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The Martin County School District will sponsor the 43rd Annual “Music in Our Schools” program. This will take place on Thursday, March 23 at 7pm. The free event will be held in the gymnasium at Martin County High School. It will feature performances by hundreds of students from all grades and music levels.

The program is in recognition of the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) Music In Our Schools Month®.

All 12 of the District’s elementary schools will have their choruses perform as one, as will the five middle schools. The choruses and bands from the District’s three high schools will also perform as a dynamic group. In addition, there will be a performance by the county-wide chorus, “FRIENDS.”

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Martin Youth LEADERship: Students Learn Consequences
of Breaking the Law During Law Enforcement Day

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Stuart, FL– On Tuesday, December 12, 36 students from this year’s Martin Youth LEADERship class held their fourth monthly session of the 2017-18 school year, LAW ENFORCEMENT DAY.

Students met with Public Defender Diamond Litty and the Honorable Chief Judge Elizabeth Metzger, both of the 19th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. Ms. Litty and Judge Metzger gave the students an overview of the court system in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties. Among the topics of discussion were legal careers and the preparation for them, the Diversion court system offered in our local district, the election process, and the dangers of making simple errors in judgment which can have life-long consequences.

Appropriately, the students’ day in court was followed by an on-site visit and behind the scenes tour from the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and Correctional Facility. Students were given an Aviation Presentation by Doug Newsom, complete with lift off from a Sheriff’s Department helicopter. Students learned how vital helicopters and their pilots are to the MCSO, and saw the myriad of technology inside of one.

Students learned the dos and don’ts of 911 phone calls, thanks to Jessica Skowronski, and had the opportunity to view the call center in action. They also enjoyed a K-9 presentation from Billy Baker and learned a lot about how German Shepherds are trained to assist officers in tasks vital to law enforcement. They saw a S.W.A.T. demo, courtesy of Detectives Travis Parker, Jake Sirmans and Mark Diapoules, learning more about the equipment and the Bearcats used by the MCSO. Just prior to lunch, students toured a mock crime scene tour given by Sgt. Karl Nelson.

The highlight of the day was a talk given by Sheriff William Snyder about the students’ potential as future leaders of Martin County and beyond. Sheriff Snyder drew upon his decades of experience in law enforcement, encouraging MYL students to make conscientious and good decisions now. The day concluded with a tour of the jail, led by Sgt. Michael Gargan. The students learned how inmates are brought to and processed at the MCSO jail. All students spent a short time in a lock up facility to emphasize the experience of being imprisoned.

Many thanks go to program chairs Robert Bruton and Trisha Kukuvka, who organized the day. Thanks also go out to Gene Zweben and Alec Connolly for assisting with this important learning experience.

The Martin Youth LEADERship Program for high school students is in its 21st year. The group is continually striving to better serve the students that have made application, and been accepted in the program. The current Martin Youth LEADERship program is an opportunity for high school sophomores and juniors throughout Martin County to develop and enhance their leadership skills. Students must apply, and no more than 40 are selected to participate in this comprehensive nine-month program that is modeled after LEADERship Martin County. Upon completion, these young Leaders have learned about their community including history, government, business, arts and culture, criminal justice and the environment. Class members are given a rare opportunity to reach their highest leadership potential through sessions focusing on Covey’s Effective Habits and other leadership enhancing activities. Every effort is made to select a racially, gender diverse class representing various levels of leadership experience.

For more information about Martin Youth LEADERship, and how you too might become a sponsor, donor, event coordinator or advisory board member, please see the group web site at: http://www.leadershipmcalumni.com/youth_leadership.asp, or contact Coordinator Jeanne Dunn, at MartinYouthLeadership@gmail.com or (772) 486-4695. Applications for next year’s class are available on line and at the guidance offices of Martin County, Jensen Beach, South Fork High Schools, the Pine School and Clark Advanced Learning Center.

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Martin Youth LEADERship:
Students Gain Insight Into Martin County’s Economy

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Stuart, FL– On Tuesday, November 14, 37 students from this year’s Martin Youth LEADERship class held their third monthly session of the school year, ECONOMICS DAY. The day provided students with on-site visits and hands-on leadership activities incorporating the themes of how our local community is impacted by the economic decisions of Martin County businesses and residents, and what choices students will have as future professionals of the Treasure Coast. Special thanks go to Session Leader Ted Astolfi, President of the Economic Council of Martin County, for coordinating the visits and the speakers.

Students were welcomed at the Stuart Jet Center by George, Stokus, Assistant County Administrator and former Witham Field Airport Manager. Mr. Stokus spoke on the economic impact of the airport, giving a simple lesson in economics regarding the financial impact of primary businesses in our community. Students were also treated to a walking tour of local planes on the tarmac.

From there, it was a brief trip to Martin Health Systems (North), where students were greeted by Liz Bishop, Education Manager and Dr. Michael Romano, Hospitalist. Dr. Romano spoke about health-related careers, including not only the obvious choices such as doctor and nurse, but also the abundant career options available at the MHS and other hospitals nationwide:: technicians, computer support specialists, security personnel, food preparation workers, transportation workers, innovators of medical devices, and much more. Students learned a little about how to prepare for a career in healthcare, as well as the economic impact of MHS along the Treasure Coast.

Students then took a bus to tour American Stairs, a Stuart-based company that works with residential developments all over Florida. Students were introduced to a vocation which does not require an undergraduate degree, and were able to tour the warehouse to learn more about the intricacies of stair building and working with residential and commercial clients. Special thanks go to Jamil Mikati, owner of American Stairs, who also sponsored lunch for the students and teacher chaperones.

The day concluded back at MHS, with an informative presentation and exercise in local county politics from Marcela Camblor. Ms. Camblor, an urban planner, is working with Knight Kiplinger, to develop a 3400 acre parcel of land in western Palm City known as Pineland Prairie. Ms. Camblor gave a brief overview of the demographics of Generation Y, and the logic behind the planning of Pineland Prairie, before allowing students to present their own ideas to a mock County commissioner panel.

The Martin Youth LEADERship Program for high school students is in its 21st year. The group is continually striving to better serve the students that have made application, and been accepted in the program. The current Martin Youth LEADERship program is an opportunity for high school sophomores and juniors throughout Martin County to develop and enhance their leadership skills. Students must apply, and no more than 40 are selected to participate in this comprehensive nine-month program that is modeled after LEADERship Martin County. Upon completion, these young Leaders have learned about their community including history, government, business, arts and culture, criminal justice and the environment. Class members are given a rare opportunity to reach their highest leadership potential through sessions focusing on Covey’s Effective Habits and other leadership enhancing activities. Every effort is made to select a racially, gender diverse class representing various levels of leadership experience.

For more information about Martin Youth LEADERship, and how you too might become a sponsor, donor, event coordinator or advisory board member, please see the group web site at: http://www.leadershipmcalumni.com/youth_leadership.asp, or contact Coordinator Jeanne Dunn, at MartinYouthLeadership@gmail.com or (772) 486-4695.

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CRYSTAL LAKE ELEMENTARY TEACHER PATRICK FARLEY
2017-18 MARTIN COUNTY EDUCATION FOUNDATION  TEACHER OF THE YEAR

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Stuart, FL – The Education Foundation of Martin County (EFMC) and the Martin County School District (MCSD) are proud to announce that Crystal Lake Elementary fifth grade teacher Patrick Farley has been named the District’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year.

The winner was announced during the Education Foundation of Martin County’s Teacher of the Year Awards Celebration on Friday, November 3, at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. The event is presented by Infiniti Stuart and Audi Stuart.

Mr. Farley, a fifth grade teacher at Crystal Lake Elementary, has four years of teaching experience, all within the Martin County School District. Beyond his classroom walls, Mr. Farley chairs the school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) initiative at Crystal Lake, serves as a coach for the Robotics Team, Track Team, Cubing Club, coach and co-founder of the Running Club, Girls Basketball Head Coach at Anderson Middle School and is an active member of Covenant Fellowship Baptist Church.

Mr. Farley’s priorities as an educator are to deepen students’ leadership skills and independence while continuing to inspire and create communities within the classroom and school. In his application for the Teacher of the Year award, Mr. Farley wrote, “I show students a path to a brighter future by motivating them to work hard and teaching them how to problem solve with the resources and people around them. The only thing more rewarding than showing someone how powerful and capable they are is if that person is a child. ”

Mario Murgado, President/CEO of Infiniti Stuart and Audi Stuart, said, “There is a certain magic and beauty on the face of a child as they enter the classroom for the first time. The teacher may not even understand what is happening as they greet the children on that first day as they look into the eyes of a future president, scientist, fire fighter, Nobel peace prize winner, teacher, architect or nurse. The possibilities of what these children can become are limitless. One book, one child, one teacher can change the world!”

Kelly Buist, president of the EFMC, said of the winner, “The board members, staff and volunteers of the Education Foundation would like to sincerely congratulate Patrick Farley for winning this year’s Martin County Teacher of the Year award. Our entire community is fortunate to have Patrick, and the other hardworking Martin County teachers like him who are dedicated to improving the lives of our young people. We will proudly follow Patrick as he represents Martin County in the running for Florida’s Teacher of the Year award.”

Martin County School District Superintendent Laurie J. Gaylord said, “Patrick Farley is an exceptional educator who exemplifies what it takes to make a true difference in the classroom. I commend his enthusiasm in the classroom, his commitment to students, his passion for education and his leadership among the MCSD and Crystal Lake Elementary team.”

Crystal Lake Elementary principal Brenda Watkins wrote in her recommendation of Mr. Farley as Teacher of the Year, “Farley makes an impact in the classroom. Several years ago, he embraced growth mindset by researching and finding videos to show students that even famous people had failures. To help educate parents, he created a growth mindset presentation that was used on curriculum night. Farley continues to motive his students by being a role model and not giving up on them.”

Mr. Farley will now represent the Martin County School District in the competition to become the Florida Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year.

In addition to honoring the District’s 2017-18 Teacher of the Year, winners were named in the categories of Elementary, Middle, and High School Teachers of the Year:

Elementary Teacher of the Year – sponsored by Publix Super Market Charities

Patrick Farley, Crystal Lake Elementary, Fifth Grade Teacher

(MCSD Teacher of the Year)

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Middle School Teacher of the Year – sponsored by Education Foundation of Martin County

Matthew Mesorana, Indiantown Middle School, Math Teacher

Mr. Mesorana entire six years of teaching has been with the Martin County School District and Indiantown Middle School. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mr. Mesorana serves as the Digital Learning Leader, leads the school’s Math Team and coordinates the Talent Show.

Mr. Mesorana wrote in his Teacher of the Year application, “I teach because there is no other career that is as rewarding, inspiring, freeing, important or impactful.”

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High School Teacher of the Year – sponsored by Keiser University, Port Saint Lucie

Adam Day, Jensen Beach High School, Academy of Medical Science Teacher

Mr. Day began teaching 13 years ago and has been the 10th – 12th Grade Academy of Medical Science Teacher at Jensen Beach High School for the past three years. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mr. Day coordinates clinical training with Martin Health and Stuart Nursing and Restorative Care and is an active member of the Business Advisory Board for Martin County School District Medical Academies.

In his Teacher of the Year application, Mr. Day wrote, “As teachers, we act as the weavers of intricate fabric helping to connect all the unique fibers or aspects of a student’s life to the greater whole that makes up the world we live in.”

Superintendent Gaylord said, “We are so proud of all of our Teachers of the Year. We congratulate Mr. Farley for this distinguished honor and we are proud to have him represent the Martin County School District in the upcoming Florida Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year program.”

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Treasure Coast Youth Symphony Begins The Celebration
Of 30 Seasons of Music With Its Fall Concerts

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The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony kicks off its 30th Anniversary concert season on Monday evenings beginning in November, celebrating three decades of music education and orchestral training for hundreds of young musicians in the Treasure Coast community.

MEMORABLE SOLOS, the theme for the November concert series, includes masterworks that have solos so finely crafted that they become defining signatures of these pieces. The program includes Rossini’s William Tell Overture, Mendelssohn’s Fingal’s Cave, Saint Saen’s Danse Macabre, movements from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnole, and the Comedian’s Gallop by Kabalevsky. Conducting the three concerts in November are John Enyart, Ph.D., founder of the Treasure Coast Symphony in 1987, Thomas Servinsky, founder of Academy Orchestra in 2010, and Benjamin Enyart.

The concert schedule for Fall includes performances at the Waxlax Center for Performing Arts at St. Edward’s Upper School on Monday, November 6th in Vero Beach, at The Lyric Theatre in downtown Stuart on November 13th, and the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens on November 20th. All concerts begin at 7:00 PM.

Tickets for the Waxlax Center are $10 at the door with open seating. The Lyric Theatre tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students through the box office with special pricing available in advance for groups of 10 or more. Tickets for the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens are $15 adults / $7 students. Special pricing is also available at the Eissey Campus Theatre for groups of 10 or more. Inquiries regarding concerts or venues may be addressed by email at tcys@treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com or by visiting the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com .

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is also pleased and proud to announce that Dr. John Enyart will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award from the Arts Council of Martin County at its annual mARTies Award program on Tuesday, October 17 at St. Mary’s Pittenger Center on East Ocean Blvd. The conductor and founder will be honored for the organization’s 30 years of music education and performance training in the community, his commitment to the arts, and the difference he has made through enriching the daily life of community members.

The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is composed of the most talented student musicians by audition from Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. The non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization obtains funding through private contributions, performance revenues, and member tuition.

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Martin Youth LEADERship Class 21 Is Off to a Great Start!

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Stuart, FL– On Tuesday, September 21, 2017, the 40 students of this year’s Martin Youth LEADERship Program held their first monthly session of the 2017-2018 school year (LEADERship Day) at the Kane Center in Stuart. Session Chairman Alec Connolly offered the students a full day of ice-breaking, team building, and leadership exercises that helped students find their leadership style, and introduced them to goal setting. Connolly, from Gulf Stream Council Learning for Life, worked with several adult volunteers including: Gina Kenyon from Forward Electric & Air Conditioning, Jim Atkinson (aka Mr. H-A-P-P-Y) and Patrick Murray from the Martin County School District, and Cheree Ramirez from Manpower, Inc. In conjunction with the volunteer leaders, the program would not be possible without the support of the individual high school staff that assist: Wilmer (Skip) Morgan, from Martin County High School; AJ Diaz, from South Fork High School; Marianne Vinette from Jensen Beach High School; Chris McCrory from Clark Aadvanced Learning Center; and Beth Lettengarver from the Pine School.

In October, Martin Youth LEADERship will travel to Tanah Keetah Scout Reservation and participate in Project COPE (Challenge Outdoor Personal Experience), for a day of learning on the ropes course.

Martin Youth LEADERship Chair Diana Bruton states, “Good leaders are made not born. We understand that if you have the desire and willpower, you can become an effective leader. Good leaders are developed through a never ending process of self-study, education, training, and experience. Furthermore, leadership is a process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the organization in a way that makes it more cohesive and coherent. Leaders carry out this process by applying their leadership attributes, such as beliefs, values, ethics, character, knowledge, and skills. Finally; we and our mentor volunteers understand the youth of Martin County are indeed our future, and it is our responsibility to provide them with the basics of Leadership”.

The program is completely underwritten and sponsored by many local businesses and in-kind donations, including but not limited to:

• Ampersand Shirt Shack
• LEADERship Alumni
• Martin County School District
• Panera Bread
• Publix
• Realtor Association of Martin County
• South Florida Water Management District/DuPuis Park
• Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce
• Stuart Police Department / Martin County Sheriff’s Office
• The Pine School
• Treasure Coast Legal
• Treasure Coast Realty
• Tykes & Teens

The Martin Youth LEADERship Program for high school students is in its 21st year. The group is continually striving to better serve the students that have made application, and been accepted into the program. The current Martin Youth LEADERship program is an opportunity for high school sophomores and juniors throughout Martin County to develop and enhance their leadership skills. Students must apply, and a maximum of 40 are selected to participate in this comprehensive nine-month program that is modeled after LEADERship Martin County. Upon completion, these young Leaders have learned about their community including history, government, business, arts and culture, criminal justice and the environment. Class members are given a rare opportunity to reach their highest leadership potential through sessions focusing on Covey’s Effective Habits and other leadership enhancing activities. Every effort is made to select a racially, gender diverse class representing various levels of leadership experience.

For more information about Martin Youth LEADERship, and how you too, might become a sponsor, donor, event coordinator or advisory board member, please see the group web site at: http://www.leadershipmcalumni.com/youth_leadership.asp, or contact Chairwoman, Diana Bruton, at MartinYouthLeadership@gmail.com or at 1650 S. Kanner Highway, Stuart, FL 34994 (772) 215-3613.

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Introducing 2017/2018 Class 20 Martin Youth Leadership

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Port Salerno – Martin Youth Leadership experienced “Leadership Day”, their first of nine activities for the year at The Kane Center today.

“Leadership Day” is more or less a get to know you day for this years’ 40 student participants.

Martin Youth LEADERship is an exciting, education program designed for sophomores and juniors from local high schools to learn about the diversity and complexities of our community, while developing their leadership skills. This is accomplished through participation in a nine-month, structured, experiential program that meets one day each month until May.

Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors—from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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Port Salerno – Martin Youth Leadership experienced “Leadership Day”, their first of nine activities for the year at The Kane Center today.

“Leadership Day” is more or less a get to know you day for this years’ 40 student participants.

Martin Youth LEADERship is an exciting, education program designed for sophomores and juniors from local high schools to learn about the diversity and complexities of our community, while developing their leadership skills. This is accomplished through participation in a nine-month, structured, experiential program that meets one day each month until May.

Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors—from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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Introducing 2017/2018 Class 20 Martin Youth Leadership

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Port Salerno – Martin Youth Leadership experienced “Leadership Day”, their first of nine activities for the year at The Kane Center today.

“Leadership Day” is more or less a get to know you day for this years’ 40 student participants.

Martin Youth LEADERship is an exciting, education program designed for sophomores and juniors from local high schools to learn about the diversity and complexities of our community, while developing their leadership skills. This is accomplished through participation in a nine-month, structured, experiential program that meets one day each month until May.

Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors—from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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Introducing 2017/2018 Class 20 Martin Youth Leadership

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Port Salerno – Martin Youth Leadership experienced “Leadership Day”, their first of nine activities for the year at The Kane Center today.

“Leadership Day” is more or less a get to know you day for this years’ 40 student participants.

Martin Youth LEADERship is an exciting, education program designed for sophomores and juniors from local high schools to learn about the diversity and complexities of our community, while developing their leadership skills. This is accomplished through participation in a nine-month, structured, experiential program that meets one day each month until May.

Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors—from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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Introducing 2017/2018 Class 20 Martin Youth Leadership

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Port Salerno – Martin Youth Leadership experienced “Leadership Day”, their first of nine activities for the year at The Kane Center today.

“Leadership Day” is more or less a get to know you day for this years’ 40 student participants.

Martin Youth LEADERship is an exciting, education program designed for sophomores and juniors from local high schools to learn about the diversity and complexities of our community, while developing their leadership skills. This is accomplished through participation in a nine-month, structured, experiential program that meets one day each month until May.

Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors—from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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Introducing 2017/2018 Class 20 Martin Youth Leadership

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Port Salerno – Martin Youth Leadership experienced “Leadership Day”, their first of nine activities for the year at The Kane Center today.

“Leadership Day” is more or less a get to know you day for this years’ 40 student participants.

Martin Youth LEADERship is an exciting, education program designed for sophomores and juniors from local high schools to learn about the diversity and complexities of our community, while developing their leadership skills. This is accomplished through participation in a nine-month, structured, experiential program that meets one day each month until May.

Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors—from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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Introducing 2017/2018 Class 20 Martin Youth Leadership

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Port Salerno – Martin Youth Leadership experienced “Leadership Day”, their first of nine activities for the year at The Kane Center today.

“Leadership Day” is more or less a get to know you day for this years’ 40 student participants.

Martin Youth LEADERship is an exciting, education program designed for sophomores and juniors from local high schools to learn about the diversity and complexities of our community, while developing their leadership skills. This is accomplished through participation in a nine-month, structured, experiential program that meets one day each month until May.

Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors—from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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Do you have something to say, an event to talk about? An event you would like to have covered? Do it here!

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Introducing 2017/2018 Class 20 Martin Youth Leadership

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Port Salerno – Martin Youth Leadership experienced “Leadership Day”, their first of nine activities for the year at The Kane Center today.

“Leadership Day” is more or less a get to know you day for this years’ 40 student participants.

Martin Youth LEADERship is an exciting, education program designed for sophomores and juniors from local high schools to learn about the diversity and complexities of our community, while developing their leadership skills. This is accomplished through participation in a nine-month, structured, experiential program that meets one day each month until May.

Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors—from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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Do you have something to say, an event to talk about? An event you would like to have covered? Do it here!

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Introducing 2017/2018 Class 20 Martin Youth Leadership

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Port Salerno – Martin Youth Leadership experienced “Leadership Day”, their first of nine activities for the year at The Kane Center today.

“Leadership Day” is more or less a get to know you day for this years’ 40 student participants.

Martin Youth LEADERship is an exciting, education program designed for sophomores and juniors from local high schools to learn about the diversity and complexities of our community, while developing their leadership skills. This is accomplished through participation in a nine-month, structured, experiential program that meets one day each month until May.

Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors—from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

Out2martincounty.com is a photo journal featuring people, “Who they are, what they do and where they do it”.

Do you have something to say, an event to talk about? An event you would like to have covered? Do it here!

Email your story or request to: rshall@out2martincounty.com

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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“Martin County’s Photo Journal”

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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“Martin County’s Photo Journal”

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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“Martin County’s Photo Journal”

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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“Martin County’s Photo Journal”

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

Out2martincounty.com is a photo journal featuring people, “Who they are, what they do and where they do it”.

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Photo by: Dick Hall Out2News/Out2Martin County.com

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“Martin County’s Photo Journal”

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

Out2martincounty.com is a photo journal featuring people, “Who they are, what they do and where they do it”.

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“Martin County’s Photo Journal”

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

Out2martincounty.com is a photo journal featuring people, “Who they are, what they do and where they do it”.

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“Martin County’s Photo Journal”

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

Out2martincounty.com is a photo journal featuring people, “Who they are, what they do and where they do it”.

Do you have something to say, an event to talk about? An event you would like to have covered? Do it here!

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“Martin County’s Photo Journal”

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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MUSIC, ART INSPIRE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
TREASURE COAST YOUTH SYMPHONY’S SPRING CONCERT

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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Stuart — The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s spring program set focus on major orchestral compositions directly inspired by individual visual artworks and art forms. Taking heed of the inspirational flow between visual arts and music this performance explores the personal reactions of the featured composers to artistic expressions of others. Their music became the “reveal” of what they see, hear, or feel.

Concerts are scheduled at three venues, which include the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart last evening, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta on Monday, April 24th. Final concert begins at 7PM.  Tickets for the concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be purchased by calling (561) 746 4674.

The featured composers, Debussy, Respighi, and Mussorgsky provide tender emotional and intellectual inspiration to their audiences through their classic works, Fetes, Trittico Botticelliano, and Pictures At An Exhibition, respectively. Also included is a performance of Haydn’s Cello Concerto by our 2017 Concerto Competition winner, cellist Erick Lora.

Music conductors for the evening are Dr. John Enyart, Thomas Servinsky and Benjamin Enyart. The orchestra includes exceptionally talented young musicians from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Palm Beach counties.

Educating to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage, the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony continues to serve our community as one of its finest musical arts organizations for young musicians and orchestra audiences since 1987. The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization.

Additional information on the youth symphony is available on the youth symphony’s website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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S.P.A.M. Robotics Prepares for World Championships

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STUART—S.P.A.M. Robotics, the local high school FIRST Robotics team, is preparing to compete at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) FIRST Championships to be held April 19-22 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.

Fresh off their victories at the FRC Orlando Regional at University of Central Florida on March 9-11 and the FRC Rocket City Regional in Huntsville, AL on March 23-24, the team of 74 high school students and their teachers, coaches and mentors are making final preparations for Championships.

This year’s challenge, called FIRST STEAMWORKSSM, surrounds a theme where two adventure clubs from an era in which technology relied on steam power prepare their airships for the ultimate long distance race. Each three-team alliance scores points in three ways: by collecting fuel, represented by small yellow balls, and scoring them in a low or high goal in a boiler; by retrieving and delivering gears to their airship in order to start their rotors; and by boarding the airship by climbing a rope. The alliance with the highest score wins the match.

At their season Kickoff in January, S.P.A.M. watched a worldwide reveal where teams were shown the FIRST STEAMWORKS game field and challenge details for the first time, and received a Kit of Parts made up of motors, batteries, control system components, construction materials, and a mix of additional automation components – with limited instructions. Working with adult Mentors, students have six weeks to design, build, program, and test their robots to meet the season’s engineering challenge.

“The time and resource constraints FIRST implements really challenge us to work together and collaborate on a highly professional level,” said Shantanu Jakhete, S.P.A.M. Vice-Captain and Pit Crew leader. “In fact, you could compare S.P.A.M. to a mix between an established and organized engineering company and an entrepreneurial start-up because of our unique combination of proven designs and crazy new ideas. As a result, our technical teams have the most talented, creative and best problem-solving students you will find in Martin County. It’s very motivating to work alongside a team that is constantly pushing the boundaries of our robot performance.”

S.P.A.M. was recognized with judges’ awards at each of their regional competitions. At the FRC Orlando Regional, the judges presented the team with the Industrial Design Award sponsored by General Motors. This award celebrates form and function in an efficiently designed machine that effectively addresses the game challenge. At the FRC Rocket City Regional, the team was awarded the Engineering Inspiration Award which celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s community. This coveted award comes with an added benefit where NASA sponsors the $5,000 registration fee at the 2017 FIRST Championship.

“It’s been an exciting season so far but there’s nothing like the world championships,” said Tyler Woods, team Captain and S.P.A.M.’s lead robot driver for the second year. “To win a regional is an achievement in itself. But every team steps up their game at Championships. As the driver, I depend on everyone to bring their A game. I need our scouting team gathering data on the other robots. I need a coach and the rest of the drive team on the field executing our game plan. I need a pit crew back in the pits ready to fix any mechanical issues or make code adjustments. It’s such a team effort. It’s exciting to see it all come together.”

S.P.A.M., which stands for Speed, Power & Maneuverability (www.spamrobotics.com), is made up of high school students from Jensen Beach High School, Martin County High School, South Fork High School, Clark Advanced Learning Center and home schools. This year the team is celebrating 20 years of building robots while encouraging the next generation of science, technology and engineering leaders.

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, www.firstinspires.org ) was founded in 1989 by accomplished inventor Dean Kamen to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. Based in Manchester, N.H., FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills while motivating young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology, and engineering.

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***Book Review***

Don’t Be That KID!

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“Lois McGuire has created an engaging way through rhymes for elementary-age children to talk about and then address positive character behaviors. I purchased a Don’t Be That KID! At School book for each of my grandchildren and a resource guide for their parents.” Bill P., Grandfather of 5

“The Don’t Be That KID! At School Resource Guide provides my teachers with a year-long plan that supports their students in engaging in positive behaviors and social interactions. Both the book and the resource guide are invaluable tools to help our students feel confident and our classrooms feel secure.” Lauren B., Principal.

These are just two testimonials concerning Lois McGuire’s new character education books: Don’t Be That KID! At School and the Don’t Be That KID! At School Resource Guide. Dr. McGuire feels that building positive character values is as important as teaching core subject areas. She says, “What good is being an ‘A’ student if you aren’t an ‘A’ person? Parents and teachers need to work together to infuse the key character education principles into their children’s daily lives. Make no mistake about it, character in not just innate – it can be taught and learned which is why I wrote Don’t Be That KID! At School.”

Don’t Be That KID! At School is about a little goat who misbehaves at school but ultimately learns his lesson. Each scene provides an opportunity to discuss character building values, such as honesty, consideration, responsibility and respect. The “Don’t Be That KID! At School Resource Guide accompanies the book but can be used independently by teachers and parents to help reinforce desired behaviors and character education principles. Although separated into appropriate activities for grades K-1, 2-3 and 4-5, the Guide can easily be adapted for all ages and abilities.

Learn more about Don’t Be That KID! At School and the Don’t Be That KID! At School Resource Guide by going to the website: dontbethatkid.net Both books can be purchased through the website or through Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble .com.

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Local Cellist Performs Winning Concerto
For The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony

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Little did Erick Lora and his family realize when their 10 year old son began playing the cello, that it would lead him into a broader music career, joining the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony and being selected as its 2017 Concerto Competition winner for the symphony’s April concerts.

Lora has been with the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony since 2014 and was selected to perform with the Academy Orchestra, the mentoring orchestra for the Youth Symphony. He won first place in the Florida Association of Christian Colleges & Schools (FACCS) state competition for his string solo several times and was chosen to perform on National Public Radio’s Young Musician Spotlight, hosted by public radio station WQCS / 88.9 FM. The young cellist also performs regularly with the Indian River Pops Orchestra.

The three concerts featuring the music of Modest Mussorgsky and his Pictures At An Exhibition will be available on the Treasure Coast and Palm Beach County. They include performances at the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens on April 10th, the Lyric Theatre on April 17th in Stuart and on April 24th at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tequesta. All shows are at 7 p.m. Tickets are available through each Box Office venue.

Now at 17 years old, Erick Lora will be performing in the three concerts, plus presenting his award-winning Concerto Competition selection, Haydn’s Cello Concerto. Other music selections will include Debussy’s Fetes from The Three Nocturnes, Respighi’s Trittico Botticelliano and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, the theme of the evening concerts.

Working with the students on their music are Conductors Dr. John Enyart, founder of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony, Tom Servinsky, and Benjamin Enyart. The musicians represent Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Palm Beach counties. Additional information from the Youth Symphony is available on its website at http://www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com or by contacting the office directly at
tcys@treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

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Art Reflection By Mimi McCallum

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Through my art I aspire to capture moments in time that relate to memories that touch our hearts. I aspire to create images of objects, places and figures with pleasing shapes and energetic color.

My “people stories” are paintings including figure in them. This is a subject I enjoy painting. My people are All People and an experience we can share. The “At the Beach” series provides glimpses of sensual and relaxing times that are the beach. The beach offers a refuge from the routine and mundane. The figures enjoy the warm sun, the wind blowing their hair, umbrellas, towels, sand in their toes and the beauty of the ocean.

Contact: Mimi McCallum at 772-334-3492… Cell No. 772-341-1021… Fax No. 863-983-5484

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