August Students of the Month: Celebrating the Virtue of Respect

As the new school year begins, it's time to recognize the exceptional students who have set the tone for a fantastic academic year ahead! The character trait for the month of August was "Respect," and we couldn't be prouder of our students for embracing this quality.

Why Respect?

Respect is the cornerstone of every positive relationship and is vital for the smooth functioning of any community. It means treating others the way you want to be treated, listening well, and showing courtesy to everyone, irrespective of differences. In a school environment, respect creates a culture of learning and inclusivity, benefiting everyone involved—students, teachers, and parents alike.

Our Outstanding Students

Teachers had a challenging time this month picking just one student from their classes because so many have been outstanding in showing respect to peers and adults alike. However, after careful consideration, we're thrilled to announce our August Students of the Month:

Adina Hashani
Amari Lewis
Amelia Anderson
Andronicus Balthaser
Angelina Mennone
Aubriana Morales
Blake Lenning
Carlos Duarte
Carolyn Newman
Christina Serrano
Daniel Mihalinec
Elona Cubaj
Ethan Franklin
Ezra Nazik
Gia Walton
Grace Behanic
Imogen Mora
Jaxon Martinez
Kate Choi
Kaydee Norton
Kiera Pimanau
Lina Evangelous
Luka Maksimovic
Madeline Stigleman
Mahir Eren
Marek Ochvat
Mathias Guiterrez
Matilda Markstein
Media Handzic
Meika Walker
Mila Melvin
Miles McDaniel
Nathan Osmanllari
Nolan Ledford
Olive Frost
Oliver Rey
Olivia Holmes
Owen Horseman
Riley Barczykowski
Sadie Lucas
Santiago Serrano
Sara Drozdziel
Selah Lopez
Steven Tate
Talin Isley
Timothy Verity
Viola Barber
Violeta Istok-Garcia
Zachary Koths
Zachary Steele

These students have consistently shown respect by listening attentively in class, assisting peers, maintaining a positive attitude, and, most importantly, treating everyone around them with dignity and kindness.

The Rewards

To celebrate their achievement, our Students of the Month will enjoy a special pizza and popsicle lunch. This not only gives them a tasty reward but also provides an opportunity for these students to bond and share their thoughts on how to further contribute to making our school a better place.

In addition, each Student of the Month will receive a free ticket to our Quarter One incentive event, which promises to be a fun and exciting experience for all!

A Big Thank You!

We want to extend our deepest gratitude to you, parents and guardians, for instilling the values that make our students not just exceptional in academics but also in character. The seeds of respect you've sown at home are sprouting in the school community, and for that, we thank you.

Here's to a school year filled with respect, compassion, and exceptional achievements!


June 2024
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

About Us

Discovery Academy of Science is a public charter school approved by the Pinellas County School District.



South Campus | Grades KG - 1st
1380 Pinehurst Rd. Dunedin FL 34698
Ph: 727-330-2424

North Campus | Grades 2nd - 8th
2817 St. Marks Dr. Dunedin FL 34698
Ph: 727-369-6361