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SF Achieve Helps Students Get to College

Alachua County Public Schools (ACPS) has partnered with Santa Fe (SF) College to help high school students prepare for college. The SF Achieve Program has team members from Santa Fe College located at ACPS high schools to help guide students… read more

Is a Magnet Program Right For My Child?

BY DIANE HERNANDEZ If your wide-eyed student is extra curious about math or technology, you might want to consider a magnet program.  Alachua County Public Schools opened its magnet school application on Jan. 10. The program offers six elementary, four… read more

Today is National Popcorn Day!

BY LUCILLE LANNIGAN Not many can resist the buttery, salty scent of popcorn popping in the microwave. Luckily, January 19th is National Popcorn Day— the perfect day to give into the temptation! Whether at the movie theater, in a bag… read more

Tiny Titans Dinosaur Exhibit Extended

BY DIANE HERNANDEZ Meeting baby dinosaurs in dinosaur costumes used to seem like a fantasy -- The Florida Museum of Natural History just made it a reality and extended your ability to check it out until Feb. 20.  ‘Tiny Titans’… read more

The History of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The third Monday of January is observed annually as a federal holiday  -  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. King was a famous civil rights activist born in Atlanta in 1929. King fought for equal rights of all citizens, regardless of… read more

Happy New Year! Celebrate Locally

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM GIGGLE MAGAZINE! As you celebrate the ringing of the new year, take a moment to reflect back on the highlights of 2021 and what you are looking forward to in 2022. Want to celebrate out and… read more

Stay Active Indoors This Winter

We can get some pretty chilly days as we move into the winter season. When it’s too cold to enjoy the outdoors, head inside for some fun activities that will keep you active this winter! Some of these may require… read more

Where to Find Santa This Season!

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and everyone is on the lookout for Santa Claus!  Here's where to find him so your kids can share their Christmas wishes and snap a keepsake photo!   Oaks Mall Photos with… read more

Win Tickets to the Cinderella Ballet!

The Danscompany of Gainesville presents their annual performance of Cinderella, a local holiday tradition since 1993. This beautiful ballet will take place on Friday, December 10th at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 11th at both 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.… read more

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