Sarasota Charter School Teacher Receives Congressional Award

Marissa Dobbert, a seventh grade math teacher at Sarasota Military Academy Prep middle school, was recently recognized with a Congressional Teacher Award. The award was established by Congressman Vern Buchanan to recognize outstanding teachers in the 16th Congressional District. Nine teachers throughout the Suncoast region were awarded this distinction; SMA-MAJ Dobbert is one of two winners … Continue reading Sarasota Charter School Teacher Receives Congressional Award

‘Survivorman’ Les Stroud to visit Sarasota for Concert, Fundraiser

The Sarasota Military Academy (SMA) Project Earth Celebration, held in April 2019, will feature speakers, representatives from environmental organizations and a benefit kayak tour and concert by ‘Survivorman’ Les Stroud, celebrated keynote speaker, musician and author, television host and environmental enthusiast. The public is invited to register for experiences including the concert and a VIP … Continue reading ‘Survivorman’ Les Stroud to visit Sarasota for Concert, Fundraiser

Student Documentary Wins National Award at Sarasota Film Festival

A documentary produced by cadets at Sarasota Military Academy, a local, public charter school, received first place in the Sarasota Film Festival Student Education Category. The film, a year-long IB US History service cadet project titled “Heroines in Arms Serving Proudly,” was selected from submissions by high schools across the country. Sarasota Military Academy (SMA) … Continue reading Student Documentary Wins National Award at Sarasota Film Festival

Sarasota Charter School Selected for Amazon Engineering Program

Sarasota Military Academy, a local, public charter school, was recently accepted to participate in the Amazon Future Engineers Program for the upcoming 2019 - 2020 school year. The program will be incorporated into the academy’s existing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum. While SMA’s STEM program will continue to focus on both AP and … Continue reading Sarasota Charter School Selected for Amazon Engineering Program