Southport Middle School students were the first to spend Cane Cash to have lunch together at the new PBS hot spot on campus. Principal Lydia Martin and Assistant Principal Nicole Telese stopped by to see students enjoying cool conversation in the relaxing atmosphere, dining in comfort with their friends at the new PBS Canes VIP Luncheon located in the SPMS cafeteria. Pictured, from left, are Jessica Pratt, Taylor Cotton, Principal Lydia Martin, Wade Akins, Alexander Pineda, Sergio Beniquez Gomez and Assistant Principal Nicole Telese.
A new group of Book Buddies and Beyond students from Southport Middle search for great books at the Morningside public library to read to the eagerly awaiting kindergartners in Amy Spurr’s classroom at Morningside Elementary. Pictured from right, are Jade Groth and Megan Edmunds, Nicole Hastings.
Southport Middle School’s Bobcats recently participated in the Holiday Mail for Heroes program by sending a touch of home to the U.S. military. The students created thank you holiday cards to share their appreciation for the sacrifices members of the Armed Forces make each day to protect our freedoms. Back row, from left, are Osmel Artiaga, Kristina Niederhauser, Dylan James, Kyle Dutton, and Anthony Ortega. Middle row ,from left, are Alesha Johnson, Tiara Perch, Melissa Rispoli, and Steffon Madramootoo. Front row, from left, are Josephine DeBiase and Chris Pietkewicz.
Northport K-8 students in Karen Nystrom’s seventh grade civics classes are tackling some tough issues this year as students delve into the affairs of community government. Students use Media Center resources, classroom text and guest speaker information to look at issues from all sides to process new information and to be able to elaborate on important issues. Important guest speakers who will impart vital information this month are School Board member Troy Ingersoll who will discuss student homelessness in St. Lucie County and SLC School Safety Specialist Robert Berk who will discuss student behavior on busses and safety.
Southport’s PTO Vice President, Ruth Altvater and PTO Treasurer, Colleen Korpon pictured here are helping organize and wrap holiday baskets of food. There were 10 baskets made available to our Southport Middle families for the holidays. All the food was available through the PTO Food Bank and was courtesy of community donations and students and families of Southport.