Satellite school after school will not be offered the Monday and Tuesday of Thanksgiving week. It will be opened on 11/19-11/21. Happy Turkey Day !
Mrs. Heather Schwartz graduated as a King O’Neal Scholar in 2011 from the University of South Florida with a B.S. in English Education and a B.A. in English: Professional and Technical Writing.
She has been with James Irvin Education Center since 2011 and teaches English I, English II, Drama, and News Show, along with our Leadership class. Mrs. Schwartz is on our Academic Performance Leadership Team and is a PLC Facilitator helping her colleagues to integrate the CCSS into their curriculum.
Mrs. Schwartz was born in New York, New York, but was raised here in Pasco County and attended Hudson Elementary School, Hudson Middle School, and Hudson High School. For as long as she can remember, she has always wanted to be an English teacher and enjoys working with our students one-on-one in our small class sizes, maintaining the rigor of the curriculum while making accommodations to fit students’ needs.
JIEC has made a big difference in Austin Warney ‘s life. Austin came to JIEC with all failing grades and now he is on the 4.0 honor roll. Austin likes all the helpful teachers. Getting SOM is important to him because it proves to his family and friends that he has matured and grown up. He thanks all the teachers for making this possible , especially Ms. Savoy.
Kiara Carrico, October student of the month, says that James Irvin has changed her life. Before she started here she was making nothing but straight F’s on her report cards.
However now.. she is getting almost all A’s! She says that it’s thanks to the wonderful learning system at Irvin. Kiara has outstanding writing skills and she is putting them to use in our school newsletter .
Kiara says she would like to take the time to say “Thank you”.
Jordan Rendules enjoys many sports outside of JIEC. He hunts, scuba dives, fishes, and plays basketball in his spare times. His goals are graduate from Land O’Lakes high school. He wants to go to college to be an underwater welder.
The October 26th JIEC yard sale was a huge success earning JIEC a profit of $700.00.
There were many families and friends at the sale on a beautiful day. Thanks to all JIEC staff who participated. The team Hercules Hicks, Mary Williams, and Lou Smith contributed many hours of their time and cooking great food and organizing the event.
Congratulations to Deck Two consisting of Ms. Schwartz, , Ms. Conti , Ms Swonger , and Mr. Harris’ classes for recycling the most plastic bottle this fall. The deck will be rewarded with a pizza party . Ms. Conti went above and beyond bringing recycled materials from home and earned herself a prize provided by Ms. Marshall. Any families wishing to help raise money for JIEC by bringing cans and water bottles to school may drop them off at any time to JIEC media center.
James Irvin Education Center
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 3:00-4:00
Lacoochee Elementary Media Center
Veteran’s Elementary Media Center
Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-5:00
Land O’ Lakes
Pine View Middle Little House
Tuesday and Wednesday 5:00-6:00
West Zephyrhills Elementary Media
Wednesday and Thursday 4:30-5:30