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      Jupiter Senior Softball Association

      Seeks Players For Fall, Winter                                                                       program was launched by the Town of Jupiter. “I’m still
                                                                                                           here,” said Haltrich, 82, who retired from Bell South when
      Leagues                                                                                              he was 51 and said he tried windsurfing, working out and
                                                                                                           “going to the spa” before a friend suggested he come out for
      By Mike Richmond                                                                                     softball.
        More than 170 senior softball players have signed up for                                             Shores residents Ted Battistone, Larry Wickerham and
      the Jupiter Senior Softball Association’s 2018/19 season and                                         George Farnsworth are also among players. The Senior
      league officials are hoping others do so before the November                                         Division launches its Fall League in October followed by a
      1 registration deadline.                                                                             Winter League beginning in January 2019. The Super Senior
        The season runs from April 1 to March 31 each year.                                                and Super Senior II Divisions’ Winter League also begins in
      Games are every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning                                                 January and runs through March. Pickup games are held the
      at Jupiter Community Park. Commissioner Gary Brodsky,   Norm Haltrich, 82, connects                  remainder of the year.
      said, “We invite new players and hope they will sign up now                                            The Jupiter Senior Softball Association administers the
      and play in the weeks ahead before teams are selected for   who prefer a more competitive style of play as well as those   softball program in cooperation with the Town of Jupiter’s
      the Fall and Winter Leagues.”                      who prefer a more relaxed style of play with emphasis on   Park and Recreation Department. For information call
        Last season about 230 players comprising 13 teams played   enjoyment of the game.                  Gary Brodsky at (773) 575-5417 and to register go to www.
      in the league. The slow-pitch softball program is open to men     Norm Haltrich is among veteran players whose
      55 and over. There are several divisions allowing for players   participation dates to the 1980s when the senior softball

       Rosarian Academy Becomes The First Carnegie STEM

       Excellence Pathway Partner In Florida And Opens

       STEM Innovation Center

         Rosarian Academy recently partnered with Carnegie   her classes and gives all students the opportunity to work   an exceptionally strong academic program enriched by
       Science Center as the first Carnegie STEM Excellence   with robotics and engage in the engineering process.  athletics, visual and performing arts, and community service
       Pathway partner in the state of Florida.            This shared learning process and continuous curricular   opportunities. STEM, coding, art, drama, music theory, and
         “As we look to the future of Rosarian and set curricular   improvement is the school’s commitment to preparing its   Spanish classes begin in kindergarten. The independent,
       objectives, I am thrilled that we have partnered with   students for any career path in the 21st century.  Catholic school is located on Flagler Drive in downtown
       Carnegie Science Center. We have taken a big step to move     According to Trethewey, “We continue to fulfill our   West Palm Beach and is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican
       our STEM program out of its infancy,” said Head of School   mission of educating the whole person for life and providing   Sisters. Complimentary bus service is available throughout
       Linda Trethewey.                                  a foundation for life.”                           Palm Beach County, including stops at Donald Ross and
         Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway is designed to help     Rosarian Academy, founded in 1925, educates students   U.S. 1 and the North Palm Beach Country Club. For more
       schools adopt best practices in STEM education.   from early childhood through eighth grade and offers   information, visit or call (561) 345-3106.
         “We are infusing STEM into all areas of the curriculum
       at  all  grade levels.  We  have conducted  professional
       development workshops with Science Center STEM experts
       to help us develop a tailored plan to strengthen our STEM
       curriculum,” added Trethewey.
         The pathway is a process of continuous improvement
       that provides guidance to schools on how best to address     You’re Retired.
       the challenge of strengthening their STEM programming.
       The pathway has attracted over 4,600 participating schools   Your Money Isn’t.
       or districts in 22 states and the District of Columbia and
       serves over 1.5 million students.
         In tandem with Rosarian’s partnership with Carnegie        To learn why consolidating
       Science Center, the school opened its newly constructed
       hands-on learning environment, the Freitas STEM              your retirement accounts to
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       with a video green screen wall, 3-D printer, laser cutter, EV3
       kits, BeeBots and much more, students and faculty are ready
       to embark on an innovative school year.                                                           
         All kindergarten through eighth grade STEM activities           Sally S Stahl, AAMS®                      M   e m b  P I S   r e  C
       are coordinated by dedicated STEM teacher Gabriele St.            Financial Advisor
       Martin. St. Martin is in her first year teaching at Rosarian      1851 W Indiantown Rd Ste 106
       Academy but 24th year teaching in her career, the vast            Jupiter, FL 33458
       majority of which has been in middle school science. She          561-748-7600
       incorporates project-based and problem-based learning into
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