Students recreate the past in dioramas

Students in Kasey Ascani’s second grade class at F. K. Sweet Elementary are using their knowledge gained from a field trip to the Fort Pierce Historical Museum to construct dioramas for the St. Lucie County Fair’s school exhibit. During the trip, students learned about life in St. Lucie County during the 1800’s. James Ewing, Samia Ahmed, and Luis…

Speaker provides safety information at Floresta Family Night

Floresta Elementary School’s Family Learning Night was held recently. Dignity Memorial Escape School, a nationally recognized child abduction prevention program, was presented by George Seliga from Aycock Funeral Home.  The program is designed to empower children by teaching escape strategies in a fun, non-threatening manner.  Over 50 parents and students attended to learn how to escape…

Black History sparkles at Northport

Black History recognition sparkled at Northport K-8 School recently. Principal Glenn Rustay gave opening remarks to students and faculty with a short story prepared by student Rubenson Charles called “If There Were No Black People.”  The Northport K-8 band conducted by Derrick Williams played “Mercy,Mercy, Mercy”.  The Northport choir ensemble directed by Shirley Lyons performed…

Northport volunteers shine at recognition event

Northport K-8 School Senior Volunteer of the Year and district representative for Senior Volunteers Bill Arnold was one of the shining stars of the recognition event planned by district volunteer coordinator Susan Helms-Smith.  Mr. Arnold’s work at Northport K-8 was highlighted and backdropped by a wonderful series of video clips of the work he has accomplished…