Pinecrest


Positive People in Pinecrest – Thomas Whiting

Palmetto High School Junior Thomas Whiting surprised the school by winning his race for Student Council President. He ran a different type of campaign. “The…


The actual cost of our thoughts

Quality over quantity is something we all were taught during our developmental years. We were taught quality defines a product or service that is more…


Making kindness a weighted grade

One of the first things I ask students at the beginning of a The Student Success Project presentation is: 1. When is the last time…



Everything old is new again…

Ever since the California cuisine erupted in the early 1980’s, food in America was driven and inspired by ethnic concepts. New arrivals started to dominate…


Positive People in Pinecrest – Drew Latta

In April Palmetto High School junior Drew Latta was named the Outstanding Junior Capstone Student at Palmetto. He received the award at the Junior Class…


Mangroves of a Different Color

I first heard about mangroves when I visited a shrimp farm in Cartagena, Colombia. The artificial shrimp ponds averaged about two and a half acres…


The Land of Water

With the largest concentration of protected land in the state, South Florida is home to one national preserve and three national parks: Big Cypress National…



Positive People in Pinecrest – Thomas Whiting

Palmetto High School Junior Thomas Whiting surprised the school by winning his race for Student Council President. He ran a different type of campaign. “The…


Positive People in Pinecrest – Drew Latta

In April Palmetto High School junior Drew Latta was named the Outstanding Junior Capstone Student at Palmetto. He received the award at the Junior Class…