Adult Acne

How to Break Out of Adult Acne

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought your teenage self must be looking back at you? You can thank adult acne for that. Unfortunately, acne, an inflammatory skin condition, is not just for kids! And even if you did not experience the teenage angst of a breakout, according to the American Academy of

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Queen of Peace Surprises Students with an Academy Pumpkin Patch

To lifts the spirits of students during COVID-19, the Queen of Peace Catholic Academy surprised students with an Academy Pumpkin Patch on Thursday, October 8. Brick and mortar students and online students will both have an opportunity to take home a pumpkin! "Our Principal, Tammie Vassou, has been looking for fun activities for our students

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Protect Your Skin From Face Mask Irritation!

Everyone's newest accessory, whether we want to wear them or not, is a face mask. You might have made one yourself, purchased one from an Etsy shop or were provided one for work, but ever since the CDC recommended they be worn at all times in public, you may have noticed your skin hasn't enjoyed

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Try This Quick Sew Face Mask Tutorial

To keep yourself and others safe, Alachua County requires face masks to be worn in public when entering businesses. Since surgical and N95 face masks are only meant to be used by medical staff, it’s time to get crafty and make your own DIY Quick Sew Face Mask! This easy face mask can be made

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Superintendent of Schools

A Letter From the Superintendent of Schools: Karen Clarke

Parenting is never easy, but parenting in the age of COVID-19 is especially challenging—and I speak from personal experience. I have a son who will be going into 7th grade this fall, and I’m asking myself the same question that all parents are asking these days: “What can I do to keep my child safe?”

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Alachua Digital Academy

Florida DOE Approves Alachua Digital Academy

On July 28 at 5:30 p.m., the Alachua County School Board had a Special Board Meeting & Public Hearing to discuss an ‘optional innovative reopening plan.' This plan includes the online learning option called Alachua Digital Academy. This week, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) approved the Digital Academy for Alachua County. The Alachua Digital

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Many Major Stores Have Decided to Require Face Masks

Face masks are required to be warn into businesses in Alachua County; however, not every county has the same policy. Recently, many major stores have taken matters into their own hands and decided to require face masks while shopping, regardless of state, county or city. Some of these stores include Walmart, Walgreens, Target, Starbucks, Publix

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free face masks

Pick Up Free Face Masks in Alachua County

Face masks are required to be worn inside businesses in Alachua County. If you are in need of a face mask, there are some places around the county that are giving away free face masks! If you would like to learn how to make your own face mask at home, click here! Please note: Face

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Requiring Face Masks

County Businesses Must Post Signs Requiring Face Masks Starting July 1

Last week, Alachua County commissioners decided to create stricter face mask requirements across the county. Today, these new rules go into effect, and businesses must display signs requiring face masks to be worn by customers. The county has created a sign that businesses can download and print out. The sign for retail stores is different

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