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Realistic Role Playing: Marco Y stages youth in government session at MICMS

June 1, 2018 Fast-forward a couple of decades and you might just see some current Marco Island seventh grade students serving in the Florida Legislature. That observation comes directly from the present governor of the Florida YMCA Youth . . .  Read More

Selfies, screen time and Internet addiction: Documentary film looks for solutions

May 25, 2018 As the long-serving principal of the Marco Island Charter Middle School, George Abounader was particularly interested in the recent local screening of a documentary called “Screenagers.” It examines the cumulative effects of spending excessive amounts of time on digital devices, particularly cellphones.  Read More

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Mini-grads to the fore: Marco Y sends its preschool students off to kindergarten in style

May 24, 2018 It was time for the island’s littlest graduates to shine, and they did. They sparkled. Dressed in black gowns and caps, 13 youngsters from the Greater Marco Family YMCA’s preschool delighted their parents with monologues and songs before receiving . . .  Read More

Karate in new hands at the Marco Y

May 14, 2018 Watching 5-year-old Liliana Anderson Rivera close-up as she goes through her rapid-fire karate moves, you get the feeling that she means business. It’s all in the eyes and the fists. Same goes for . . .  Read More

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