School News

Announcing the Green Dragon

Doral Academy's Garden Club is pleased to announce the creation of "The Green Dragon", the school's very own reading garden! Click here to view the official flyer and pictures of the garden's construction. We would like to thank Home Depot for sponsoring the garden in its entirety. Happy Reading!

2009 - 2010 School Improvements

Doral Academy is very happy to announce many improvements for the upcoming school year. We thank you for your continued support and dedication to our school.

  • New partitions, sinks, and toilets were added to our bathrooms

  • 300 new books were purchased for the media center

  • Voyager Passport, a reading intervention program that targets the school's lowest 25th percentile in reading comprehension, will continue to be implemented

  • Science Dailies: Supplemental science materials for daily practice of the scientific method

  • Portable Science Lab: A portable cart with running water to facilitate lab demonstrations

  • An additional computer station has been added to every classroom in 2nd - 5th grade

  • A four station mini computer lab has been added to every 4th grade classroom. This completes our goal of having mini computer labs in each 4th and 5th grade classroom, which facilitates the students' access to Carnegie Cognitive Tutor

  • The following software subscriptions were renewed for the 2009 - 2010 school year:

    Carnegie Cognitive Tutor (renewed for three years): Web based math tutor aligned to 4th and 5th  grade curriculum

    Safari Montage: Video resources that are available to teachers for curriculum enrichment

    Accelerated Reader (A.R.): A means to motivate students to read and promote a reading community in the school. A.R. exams and aligned books are available to students of all ages

    STAR: Software that provides continuous feedback to students and teachers about their independent reading level