Tag Archives: Alachua County School District

Duval Teacher To Be Honored For Memorable Work

By on September 18th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 9:50 pm

At Charles W. Duval Elementary School in Gainesville, there was one teacher who stood out for her fun-loving teaching techniques. “The kids knew, when you get to fifth grade, you get to have Ms. Merriex,” said Wanza Wakeley, former Duval [...]

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Kindergarteners’ parents invited to preview schools at Round-Up

By on April 30th, 2013 | Last updated: April 30, 2013 at 1:07 pm

Parents of children who will be entering kindergarten in Alachua County this fall are invited to tour schools and meet staff at the Kindergarten Round-Up Wednesday.

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Habitat for Humanity volunteer won’t stop after four decades

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Jan LeDuc could have resigned herself to a retired life of leisure, but she prefers moving furniture, caulking windows, and going Dumpster diving for parts around home sites for Habitat for Humanity. She’s volunteered for the organization since 1986, building houses for needy families in Alachua County, and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.

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