Students at Weatherbee Elementary celebrated as their Stampede into Reading Challenge came to a close. Over 5200 books were read by students with top readers receiving a special photo from the Stampede Crew. Pictured are top readers from Weatherbee’s fifth grade (from left ) Aaron Reed from Charles Cornyn’s class, Sebastian Johnson from Kim Brennan-Lee’s class, Brianna Snyder from Caroline Redding’s class and Sara Robbins from Rachelle Miller’s class. They are joined by Principal Michael Hitsman and Assistant Principal Dianne Young. On horseback are Thomas Richards riding Levi and Emily Bullins riding Dreamer.
The concert band of Allapattah Flats K-8 School is preparing for its end of the year concert under the direction of Elyse Larkins. In class, band members are working diligently to produce a good tone on their instrument by using air support. With this technique, students will develop a high quality sound. Along with learning the characteristics of tone of their instrument, band members are learning how to play their music expressively by using dynamics and phrasing. Pictured, from left, Brenda Villarroel, Scott Barnhart, and Lindsey Allgire.
Allapattah Flats K-8 middle grades students recently learned how erosion and deposition have formed the landscape around us. Seventh grade students studied plate tectonics, while eighth grade students finished up space. To review and prepare for FCAT over the next couple of weeks, the students are doing labs. Students completed a running lab where they found their speed, velocity, momentum, acceleration, force and work. Students also created simple machines using a few household objects. Pictured are Tricia Allen, left, and Alexzandra Vericella completing the “make your own simple machine” lab.
Allapattah Flats K8 School girls basketball team hosted the girls’ “A” Division county tournament recently. The girls team won both games giving up only seven points in two games and scoring 61. This has put them as the # 1 seed in the final four championships that will be played on April 14th at Fort Pierce Central High School. Pictured, front row from left, Natasha Peraza, Abigail Jimenez, Gracie Jimenez, and Rebekkah Peraza, Back row, from left, Nick Spaguolo, Brittany Gladden, Tiara Evans, Madeline Lawson, Kara Flynn, and Jud Allen Not pictured are Gabby Bather and Alexis Tabora.
Bayshore Elementary School second grade students have been learning about energy. Students researched heat, sound, light and electrical energy. Afterwards they created three dimensional models to exhibit their findings. Pictured are Renee Immordino’s second grade students, from left, Jenassa Bynoe, Cameron Jackson, and Nico Mistretta.