Tag: Terrace Community Middle School

In Florida district, academic competitions splinter as school choice expands

For their project, Gussie Lorenzo-Luaces and three classmates at Deer Park Elementary in Tampa, Fla., wanted to find out what kind of paper allows a paper airplane to fly the farthest. After five trial runs, they determined copy paper, with its smooth surface and stable weight, worked best. The boys’[Read More…]

Charter school named for Derrick Brooks rises to the challenge

They’re one of the first things people notice when they walk inside the new Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School in Tampa. Windows, everywhere. Inside the 67,000-square-foot renovated building, light pours in through an expansive curved entryway, between the cafeteria and lush outdoor dining area, inside classrooms and even along the[Read More…]