Weatherbee Elementary names spelling bee winners

Weatherbee Elementary students participated in the school’s annual Spelling Bee recently.  Those who placed in the Spelling Bee are, from left,  Jessica Eastland, a fourth grade student taking third place, Britney Eliassaint, a fifth grade student taking second place and Alexa Torres, a fourth grade student gaining the first place position and serving as Weatherbee’s representative…

C. A. Moore Elementary celebrates literacy week

C.A. Moore Elementary School participated in Celebrate Literacy, Florida Week by community members coming into the school to read.   Each classroom had a community person read to the students.  The guest readers read the book, The Giving Tree and each class now has a copy of the book.  Ms. Felicia Nixon, principal made a special presentation on…

Reading Buddies enjoyed by Palm Pointe students

Alexandria Coutret, far left, and Joedyn Behringer, far right, from Laurie Boyer and Melissa Efron’s third grade classes at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition enjoy celebrating Literacy Week with their middle school reading buddies. These middle school students from Sara Apostolico and Anne Lulkin’s classes helped the third graders read books.  All the…

Busch Wildlife staff visits Allapattah Flats first graders

Allapattah Flats K8 first graders were treated to a special event after studying animals in science.  Cheryl Wise from Busch Wildlife Sanctuary educated first graders about Florida wildlife and habitats. First graders were able to touch an alligator, opossum, bofu frog, king snake and a skunk. Students beam, anxiously awaiting their turn to touch the bofu frog.  Pictured, from left,…

Jaguar cadets enjoy military ball

     The Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion held its annual Military Ball recently. The Military Ball is an event which cadets participate in a formal dining in, followed by an informal dance. Cadets attending were greeted by the cadet leadership in the receiving line, led by cadet Lieutenant Colonel Jacobson and cadet Command…

Allapattah Flats middle school students try their hand at writing childrens books

At Allapattah Flats K8, students in Melinda Van Der Werff’s creative writing class wrote and illustrated books for Shannon Johnson’s third grade students. The eighth graders read their stories to their third grade buddies over cookies. The third graders loved hearing the books as much as the eighth graders enjoyed making them. Pictured is eighth grader Carlos Castillo and third grader…

Journalism students create and donate childrens books

Students in Keva Miller’s journalism classes at Fort Pierce Central High School created children’s books to donate to a local daycare and elementary school.  The students were required to produce their own children’s stories with a moral or lesson learned, draw, trace, or use computer graphics for their pictures and other instructions and requirements that were given to…