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Introduction to Khan Academy and Official SAT® Practice on

Students! Keep your brain active and your skills sharp this summer by getting a head start on practice for the SAT.

The College Board and Khan Academy — a leader in online education — have teamed up to provide world-class practice tools to all students for free. Launching in early June 2015 at, Official SAT Practice on can be accessed from any computer with Internet access.
On Khan Academy, you will find full-length practice tests from the College Board as well as thousands of practice questions written in collaboration with the same developers who are creating the redesigned SAT. In addition to being free and accessible anytime, anywhere, Official SAT Practice on will give you personalized practice recommendations tailored to your strengths, weaknesses, and progress.

Log on to to understand what Khan Academy is all about and start practicing today!

Parent University is a free series of informational sessions that support the academic life of children in kindergarten through 12th grade. Parent University Flyer. Parent University Flyer - Spanish Version.

Class Ring Information
1. Senior Prom Ticket Prices
2. mySPOT
3. Pony Express
4. Dates to Remember

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mySPOT is the new (S)tudent (P)arent (O)nline (T)oolkit. Use the following web address to access it:
The Edsby account username and password, will also access mySPOT.
To activate a new mySPOT account:
1 - Go to:
2 - To complete registration you will need:
 School name
 Student number
 Last four digits of your child's social security number
 Child's birthdate
You will receive an email with further instructions to finalize your site registration
The "guidmii" section of mySPOT lists Grade Point Averages, including:
Bright Futures Scholarship GPA - composed of only major subject grades, and includes honors, Advanced
Placement and Dual Enrollment points. The following Florida Universities are using it for
Admissions: Florida A&M University, Florida International University, University of Central
Florida, University of Florida, University of North Florida, University of South Florida.
District GPA - all subjects, and includes honors, Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment points.
The following Florida Universities are currently using it for Admissions: Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, New College of Florida, and University of West Florida.
State GPA - all subjects without honors, Advanced Placement or Dual Enrollment points. Must be at least a 2.0 (C average) to graduate.

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The Pony Express school newspaper is online!
Visit us at We have been ranked All-Southern two years in a row by the Southern Interscholastic Press Association.
Check us out today! If you own a business and would like to advertise in The Pony Express, please contact Ms. Lowe at (813) 975-7340 ext. 254 or

Baseball Field named in Honor of former coach, Frank Permuy. Former Gaither High School baseball player, Kevin Cash, congratulates Coach Permuy.

Gaither Frank Permuy Parlk Baseball FieldTampa Bay Rays Coach Kevin Cash congratulates Coach Permuy.

Last Modified: Jun 08, 2015