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Alexander Used to Be Rich
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The following lessons help teachers bring math instruction to life in their classrooms.

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In the News

Join us for Pizza "Pi" Night!

Date: Wednesday, March 14
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Bayside Middle School

Click HERE to register for the event!

The next Box Tops incentive drawing will be held on March 29th.  For every 10 Box Tops submitted, students will receive one chance in the drawing. 
Be sure to include your name to receive your chance!

Registration for our 2018 FOHTA STEAM Camp is currently open! This camp is FREE and available to students attending Bayside 6th Grade Campus or Bayside Middle during the 2018-2019 school year. Please click HERE for the flyer.  
Registration is online only. Space is limited, so sign up today at http://www.fohta.org/summer-camp. 

The 2017-2018 A Look at Assessments brochure can be found HERE .

The 2017-2018 Student Guide can be found HERE .

 

 

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