Northport K-8 School celebrated cultures of the world in a wonderful and highly energized afternoon of booths, theater groups, costumes, posters, trinkets and lots of information. Students and teachers prepared displays replete with music
and interactive fun while learning information about 22 different countries of the world. Students were engaged with a desire to learn and teach information that was creative, innovative and lots of fun!
Third grade students Ajeya Adams and Julian Nunez in Barbara Whellams’ class at F.K. Sweet Elementary enjoyed a yummy math lesson on fractions using M & Ms. The students had several exercises on understanding that fractions can be a part of a whole, or part of a group. Afterwards, the M & Ms mysteriouly disappeared off each student’s desk.
Students at F.K. Sweet Elementary recently held a fund raiser for the United Way. On Monday students brought in pennies, followed by nickels on Tuesday, dimes on Wednesday, and quarters on Thursday. For the grand finale on Friday students were allowed to have a No Dress Code Day for one dollar. Pictured is a group of third grade girls sporting their “weekend” clothes.
Lincoln Park Academy student Aolani Bruhn, former third grade student in Barbara Whellams’ third grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary, has returned to her old classroom to mentor students on Monday and Friday afternoons. All of the students are anxious to read and work with Aolani.
Mentor Dorothy Stuber in Barbara Whellams’ third grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary shared with the students news about her recent cruise through the Panama Canal. The children were interested in all aspects of the cruise,especially hearing that the ship, Queen Victoria, weighed 70,000 tons. Dorothy also gave each child a “lucky” coin as a remembrance of her trip.