Southeast High School’s 2013-2014 academic year is moving forward with a great start with accolades for our FFA and engineering programs, student volunteers, and coaching staff. The Southeast family welcomes new assistant principal, Dr. Thomas Zellars, to the Southeast family.
Our Southeast High student achievement and activities have continued over the summer and include success with local, state, and national awards by our Seminoles. Clubs and athletic teams are being organized. Sports Boosters
Check out the highlights listed in the “Super Seminoles in the News” as well as on the academic, IB, and athletic sections. Southeast is again ranked as a “B” school by the Florida Department of Education and is currently ranked #264 in the nation in the Washington Post’s Most Challenging High Schools, the highest rated school in Manatee county.
And remember: Go Noles!
Second quarter progress reports were distributed to students Friday, November 22. Parents and guardians should discuss achievements and concerns with their student. Contact the individual teacher for concerns about grades and behavior. Algebra I EOC (End of Course Exam) makeups will be December 10-11. All students who must take the makeup exam have been given a parent letter with details.
Students and parents should be thinking about what the student needs to complete in order to achieve his/her academic goals. Positive parental and student discussion on grades, absences, and citizenship can result higher student achievement. Set SMART Goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-related) with your student to help him/her grow to the next level. Florida DOE Just for Parents website
School Choice is available for Manatee County students. Southeast students enjoy a smaller student-body campus with larger opportunities to achieve success. Come see why students living in communities from Lakewood Ranch all the way to Longboat Key choose to come to Southeast High School, YOUR best choice for the 2013-2014 school year.
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Southeast students must wear their school ID’s during school hours. Students are expected to follow the SDMC Code of Student Conduct regarding dress code including no visible body piercings except on the ears and coverage of body as stated in the code. Shorts, skirts, and dresses must be two-thirds of the length between the waist and the middle of the knee. What fit last year may not fit this year. Electronics and their accessories must be powered off and out of sight in the classroom.
Please ensure that your student is prepared and healthy for attending school. Daily attendance is vital for success.
Interested in knowing the advantages about Southeast High School? The school is well-rounded with strong academic, club, and sport activities. Southeast is ranked #264 in the nation in the Washington Post’s Most Challenging High Schools.
Students can choose to select from multiple AP courses or apply full-time to the International Baccalaureate program. The VPA Academy is the only Visual and Performing Arts Model Academy in Manatee County with high performing groups in art, drama, and music. ECC (Electronic Communications Center) includes Television Production, boasting nationally ranked broadcasting teams, and engineering programs. ABC (Agriscience, Business, Culinary Arts) is working with local businesses to provide on-campus training and skills to students headed for college or directly to the workplace. Students have the opportunity to earn Industry Certifications in Adobe products as well as Culinary’s Certified Food Service.
Student Academic and Technical Organizations, such as A-Team, TSA, SkillsUSA (TV & Culinary), FFA, Forensics, and FBLA, have won competitions at the district, state, and at the national level. Southeast’s service clubs and and senior projects are reaching out to the Bradenton community and beyond, helping those in need.
Student support groups include After School Tutoring (Free through the Boys and Girls Clubs) and Enrichment Activities, IB Parent Support Group, and the AVID program, which provides positive support from faculty through organizational and study skills reinforcement.
Contact the school at (941) 741-3366 to learn more about our programs and enrollment.
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Congratuations to Mackenzie Yaryura, 2013 National Merit Finalist! Read more Mackenzie was recognized by the school board as the year’s first Academic Ace. Class of 2013 members Dimitri Nikitopoulos, Anna Shah, and Sarah Stevens were also been selected by the School Board of Manatee County as Academic Aces for their outstanding achievement in courses, college testing, and extra-curricular activities.
Outstanding Southeast Graduates. Click
Southeast High School
1200 37th Avenue East, Bradenton, FL 34208
Phone: 941.741.3366 FAX: 941.209.7327
Mr. Jim Pauley, Principal
Southeast Vision Statement:
Southeast High is an acclaimed learning and nurturing institution
with passion for intellectual curiosity, academic excellence, and
technological expertise tailored to students competing in a global economy.
Southeast Mission Statement:
Our mission is to educate a diverse student population and empower them with the critical skills needed
to attain their highest potential and to become productive members of society.
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For the 3rd year in a row, Southeast has been awarded Florida’s Five Star School Award, an award given to recognize parents, community, and business volunteers.
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Thank you to Ms. Galla for your tremendous effort and time required to document all of the volunteer hours and assemble the documentation for this award!
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Scholarship information is also available in the Southeast High College Handbook.
is now available.